I CARE. WE LEAD. COMMUNITY GROWS.

BY JORDAN SUMMERS,  CHEMICAL BANK, YOUNG LEADERS UNITED “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.”- The Lorax by Dr. Seuss As a first time parent, I’ve found one of the great joys associated with the job is the opportunity to…

Young Leaders Finding Gratitude and Balance

BY BRIAN MARINIK,  PAST CHAIR OF YOUNG LEADERS UNITED Pastor Mark Dickerson runs a marvelous basketball league for kids at Calvary Baptist Church. Beyond the basics of dribbling and a sky hook, Pastor Mark takes time to talk about things that transcend basketball.  Recently, he discussed gratitude – thankfulness regardless of…

Reflections from a Caring Accountant this Tax Season

BY MICHAEL ZIMMERMAN,  CPA, PRINCIPAL, YEO & YEO United Way was one of the first organizations I was exposed to when I joined Yeo & Yeo in 1986.  It was easy to have a small amount deducted from my paycheck , but through community events and meeting others it became…

It is not by chance that Midland is special.

BY JIM NIGRO,  2015 CAMPAIGN CHAIR It’s not by chance that Midland is a special community, considered one of the best small towns in America to live. It’s not by chance that so many of us at one time or another has expressed, “Midland is a great place to raise…