United in caring: It takes a community
By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on March 1, 2013 1:46 PM
Mary Bartlett, chairman of the United Way of Wayne County board of directors, shakes Winsor Ingram's hand during the United Way of Wayne County 2012 Annual Meeting. Ingram improved his literacy skills at Literacy Connections, one of the non-profit organizations the United Way of Wayne County supports.
The Rev. Drew Clark, center, recipient of the Emil Rosenthal Volunteer of the Year Award, talks to United Way chairman Mary Bartlett, right, during the annual meeting of the United Way at Lane Tree Conference Center while his wife, Missy, listens.
Last year's United Way goal was to raise $1,234,000. Only 92 percent came in, or $1,136,250, officials said. Despite that, 2012 was a turning point for United Way -- introducing a strategic plan that has "laser-focus" on key community issues...
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