UNITED WAY PRESIDENT MARGIE SMITH ANNOUNCES AT THE UNITED WAY OF THE FLORIDA KEYS ANNUAL MEETING THAT WE ARE ON TRACK TO REACH OUR STRETCH GOAL OF RAISING $500,000 FOR KEYS NONPROFITS BY 2015. THIS GOAL WAS ANNOUNCED IN 2010 WHEN WE WERE AT $245,000.
Eighty-three donors, prospective donors and agency representatives attended the United Way Annual Meeting at Hawks Cay Resort on October 10th. Publix was honored for having the top workplace campaign in 2012 - 2013, bringing in $117,763. Number two was Mariners Hospital at $25,434, followed by Hawks Cay Resort at $22,729, Monroe County Schools at $17,484 and Bank of America at $14,102. Iberia Bank was honored for having the highest participation in its workplace campaign. Ninety percent of Iberia Bank employees donated to United Way in 2012 - 2013. Costs of the Annual Meeting were underwritten by its four sponsors: Hawks Cay Resort, Centennial Bank, Publix and Mariners Hospital.
UNITED WAY BOARD MEMBERS INSTALLED AT ANNUAL MEETING
Judge Ruth Becker installed Board members of the United Way of the Florida Keys at the October 10th Annual Meeting at Hawks Cay Resort. Each Board member will serve a two-year term. Pictured left to right are Jennifer George-Nichol, Maria Jones, Denise Preuss, United Way President Margie Smith, Nikki Dunn, Ron Smith, Richard Tamborrino, Board Secretary Erin O'Hara, Board Chair Candy Fincke, Cathy Crane, Board Treasurer Trich Worthington, Rebecca Horan, Board Past Chair Andy Griffiths, and Richard McChesney. Not pictured are Dale Bittner, JC Flores, Board Vice Chair Leah Maki and Mindy McKenzie. Photos by Larry Benvenuti.
INDIVIDUAL DONORS HONORED AT ANNUAL MEETING
For a list of top individual donors in the 2012 - 2013 United Way of the Florida Keys campaign, please see below.
SOCIETY (Donated $10,000+): Lookout Foundation, Ocean Reef Community Foundation, Marcy S. Wolpe
DONORS (Donated $1,000+): Robert E. Ringdahl
America: Suzanne Suarez; BB&T: Dale
Bittner; Burton Memorial Church: Patricia
L. Cummings; Community Bank: Carlos E.
Perez; Fishermen’s Hospital: Larry R.
Wise; Florida Keys Electric Cooperative: John
Stuart; Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board: James R.
Bridges; Florida Power & Light: Dennis
Wronka; Hawks Cay Resort: Sheldon
Suga; Iberia Bank: Mary E.
Worthington; Keynoter and Reporter: Wayne Markham; Keys
Energy Services: Robert R.
Padron; City of Marathon: George
Cottrell, Amanda Dorris, Candy
Glick, Dawn Hire, Teresa
Kwalick, Susan Langhorne, Gayle
Welsh; Monroe County Clerk of the Court: Amy
Heavilin; Monroe County
Griffiths Jr., Lesley J.
Supermarkets: Paul Bean, Fannie
Irving, Keana Konrad, Stephen
Rogers, Kevin Schellhamer, Kimberley
Sharp Welch, Robert
Williams; Southernmost Hotel: Matthew