BUCYRUS -- The United Way of Crawford County recently hosted our annual meeting: Celebrate United!
We recognized many community members and businesses for their gifts to United Way. Recognized as our top corporate donors were: Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, Timken Company, Crossroads Original Designs, Bucyrus Blades, Inc. a division of ESCO Corporation, and National Lime and Stone.
We recognized Melinda Teynor as our Sustaining Advocate of the Year for her generous advocacy and leadership on our Advisory Council, as well as Dostal & Kirk with our Live United Community Spirit Award.
Speaking on behalf of our community impact were Cindy Wallis of Community Counseling Services, Inc., Karl Schwechheimer with the American Red Cross, Tammy Crabtree of the Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission, and Jim Nicholson of Mid-Ohio Youth Mentoring, all recipients of United Way of Crawford County grants.
We also celebrated with the local community that our we are currently less than $12,000 away from reaching the amount needed to fund our community partners.
We are grateful to those who helped put together our event: ADM Benefits Plan Agency, Katering Kountry Style, Trillium Event Center, Norton's Flowers, and our award artist, Sandy Laipply.
Nadia Oehler is the manager of the United Way of Crawford County.