Midland County is a place where people care about each other. The 2013 United Way campaign was a great illustration of that compassion and caring, as we came together to raise $4,807,813 to meet the needs throughout Midland County.

If you’re interested in how that investment is paying off, you are encouraged to watch
the United Way of Midland County’s 2013 Annual Report video. To save money and resources, the report is being made available exclusively online. Visit www.liveunitedmidland.org and look for the feature link at the top of the page.

The Board of Directors held their annual meeting on March 11th at the Strosacker Building. In addition to celebrating the many impacts on our community, the board took pleasure in announcing that N. Cornell Boggs, III, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Dow Corning Corporation, will serve as the Campaign Chair for the 2014 United Way of Midland County campaign.

“Cornell is committed to reaching out to the community to improve the quality of life for all,” shared Ann Fillmore, Executive Director of United Way of Midland County. “His integrity and compassion will lead us through our 2014 community campaign effort.”

The board also recognized outgoing board members Scott Szalony and Michelle Bourke.  Current board members who committed to a second three-year term are John Kessler, Bill Bateman, Jason Cryderman, Tori Meyer and Linda Lipsitt.

Three new board members were elected, including: Brian Ralofsky with Deloitte, Jim Nigro with McKay Press and Jenn Holzinger with The Dow Chemical Company, representing United Way’s Young Leaders United.

The Officers for 2014 were elected as well, including: Sid Allen, President; Rob Vallentine, Vice President; Jerry Ladwig, Secretary; Bill Bateman, Treasurer; and John Kessler, Past President.

“As an organization and board, it is an honor to celebrate the impacts taking place,” shared John Kessler. “We are committed to ongoing engagement with the community to understand and meet the needs of Midland County.”

The 2013 Annual Report, allocations and financial statement can be downloaded HERE.