2016 Annual Meeting & Recognition Event

We held our Annual Meeting and Awards Recognition event Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the State Office building. It's opportunity to take a look back at the previous year and recognize the donors, agencies, businesses, and volunteers that make our work possible. Here are some of the highlights from the event:

Chairman’s Award 
The Chairman's award recognizes campaign coordinators that have managed employer campaigns with exemplary results.
James Striley, Delta Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors
David McClintock, Lesko Financial Services, Inc.
Emily Riley, Visions Federal Credit Union


Cabinet Award 
The Chairman's award recognizes campaign coordinators that have managed employer campaigns with outstanding results.

Janet McHenry, Columbian Financial Group
Mary Robinson, Family Planning of South Central New York, Inc.
James Smith, Johnson, Lauder & Savidge, LLP
Kimberly Long, Macy’s
Chelsea Crawford, Shumaker Consulting Engineers & Land Surveying, P.C.

Jim Adamczak, UPS
Becky Krise, YWCA of Binghamton/Broome County


School Campaign Competition
With each school disctric in Broome County running a fundraising cmapaign, we wanted to recognize the school with the greatest increase in participation. The award went to:
Kristin Colosi-Beriman, Windsor Central School District

Special Volunteer Recognition
In appreciation of her long-time volunteer service and exceptional contributions to the betterment of our community, we recognized:

Mary Lou Dimmick

Board of Directors Announce New Chair
The torch was also passed from outgoing United Way board chair, Beth Roberts, to incoming Board Chair, Dr. Suzanne McLeod.

We'd also like to thank all of our corporate sponsors for supporting events like this, so 100% of donor funds go directly to community programs.

View photos from the event:
Annual Meeting 2016