Spirit of the Community

Mark your calendars for the eighth annual Spirit of the Community Awards celebration to be held on April 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Great Hall. This exciting event honors the many ways that individuals and organizations are lending their time, talents, voices and hearts to create a better and stronger community.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to recognize a local hero by nominating them for one of the following awards. Winners will be announced in soon and will be honored at the Spirit of the Community Celebration on April 25.

CHARLES J. STROSACKER AWARD
Recognizes an individual from a United Way partner agency for their contribution and leadership in promoting the well-being of Midland County residents.

HEART OF THE COMMUNITY
Recognizes a group or an individual who has demonstrated a passion for serving our community through volunteering.

SHINING STAR AWARD
Honors either an individual or group that is advocating to improve lives and conditions of those in need.

TORCH BEARER AWARD
Honors a United Way of Midland County campaign volunteer who demonstrates a true passion for sharing the LIVE UNITED message.

YOUNG LEADER AWARD
Recognizes a member of United Way’s Young Leaders United who encourages the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism.

NEW! OUTSTANDING STUDENT AWARD
Recognizes a local student who lives united and encourages the spirit of volunteerism within their school and community.

COMPANIES THAT CARE AND CARING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Recognizes organizations who demonstrate their commitment to strengthening our community by their support of United Way. Caring Company of the Year honors a stand-out organization from the pool of Companies That Care. Winners selected through United Way of Midland County – no nominations necessary.

Tickets for Spirit of the Community will be $30 each or $300 for a table of ten, and tickets will be available for purchase at the end of March. Please call 989.631.3670 for more information.