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Oct 02,2015
Toni Watts is one impressive woman. She recently earned the George Hearn Award from United Way of the Bluegrass in honor of her work to share the United Way message and inspire her colleagues to engage in their communities. The award was originally established by long-time United Way supporter, volunteer and board member, Fred Kissling, to recognize an outstanding campaign volunteer. He named the...
Aug 07,2015
Picture this: The evening has come to a close, and you are the proud winner of an incredible silent auction item. You add a concert to your calendar, make plans to go on a date with your new gift card, or devour a delicious basket of goodies. You know you want this to be you. Join us on Friday, August 21st for the Night to Unite Preview Party, and you can walk away with one (or more!) of the...
Jul 07,2015
Nothing else captivates the summer months quite like America’s favorite pastime, baseball.  The Lexington Legends are going above and beyond this season to ensure you and your family receives the ultimate fan experience at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.  With the best time of the season ahead, the fun has only just begun! As a United Way donor, by redeeming your FREE Legends ticket voucher you are...
May 22,2015
When you go to work, some days are just okay, and others are great. Yesterday, the UWBG team had one of those outstanding, can’t keep a smile off of your face, jump up and down kind of days. We enjoy making a positive impact on as many lives as we can, in as many ways as we can, so naturally we love teaming up with others who have the same goal! That is exactly what we did yesterday when we...
May 19,2015
There are many different aspects of working at a nonprofit organization that can be challenging at times. Fundraising is certainly one of them. Earlier this year, Jenn Goble and Gary Cremeans set a very aggressive goal for their co-workers at United Way of the Bluegrass. They wanted to support the 2014-2015 campaign by reaching a financial goal of $20,000, and desired to achieve 100% staff...