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United Way connects with agencies

Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
United Way of Lee County Board members, Amy Wolcott of BorgWarner; Amber Masters and Matt Schnake, both of Dixon Direct; Julie Hoak and Beckie Koch, both of Sewer Equipment; Mary Whelan, Lynneigh Otto, and Lindsey Drew, all of Raynor Garage Doors; Grace Crowe of KSB Hospital; and Chad Stephens, Mike Smith, Glen Hughes, and Tim Broos, recently toured local businesses. Photo submitted by Sue Holen.

United Way of Lee County Inc. conducted the first of three tours of its agencies for major contributors and potential new donors.

The goal of the tours is to further enhance fundraising efforts for local agencies. The concept was to educate donors on the programs offered by its agencies.

Tour stops were at Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center and Kreider Services, both in Dixon, and the YWCA in Sterling.

Transportation was provided by Lee County Council on Aging, another one of the agencies.

Participating companies were BorgWarner, Dixon Direct, Raynor, KSB Hospital, and Sewer Equipment.

United Way of Lee County Inc. funds 28 agencies yearly, benefiting people throughout Lee County from babies to the aging population.

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