Monthly Archives: November 2012

United Way Director / Labor Liason Casel Jones to be honored by Mission Possible: COSM on Sunday, December 2nd

Casel Jones, United Way Director/Labor Liason, is being honored by Mission Possible: COSM at 1:00 p.m., December 2nd at the Holiday Inn, University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue. Jones is being honored for his work as a community organization leader and … Continue reading

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Quick Photo: United Way defeats Grinch in Ripley, TN Christmas parade

United Way staff members and volunteers directed a float in the Ripley, TN Christmas Parade last night, driving away the “Grinch” (performed by United Way staff member Paul Smothers) and spreading holiday joy. Loaned Executive Annette Knox, United Way staff … Continue reading

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Please act! Preserve the charitable giving tax deduction

Washington politicians are considering placing caps or making cuts to the 100-year-old tax benefit for those who give to charities, redirecting these dollars to the federal government. Measures like this, at a time when people and families are still reeling … Continue reading

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United Way to be recognized with “Light of Hope” award from Shelby County Health Department, Memphis City Schools

United Way of the Mid-South is being recognized with a Light of Hope award by the Shelby County Health Department and Memphis City Schools for its work to increase awareness and understanding in the battle against HIV/AIDS in our community. … Continue reading

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United Way Loaned Executives and Sponsored Representatives are thanked for an outstanding season of service to the Mid-South

General Campaign Chairman Joe DiNicolantonio (Regions Bank) and the United Way staff saluted this year’s volunteer Loaned Executives and Sponsored Representatives with a farewell luncheon last week as the team shared the latest results of raising funds for improving local … Continue reading

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National annual “Giving Tuesday” effort launches November 27

We want you to have a happy Thanksgiving this Thursday… You’re looking forward to (or dreading) Black Friday… Some of you will go online for Cyber Monday next week… Now you can be involved in helping launch Giving Tuesday! November … Continue reading

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Quick Photo: United Way presenting at M.A.G.I.C. conference

Paul Smothers, a member of United Way’s Marketing and Communications department, discusses United Way’s role in the community and the value of Community Issues Management (CIM) for helping make more informed decisions for our region at the M.A.G.I.C. conference at BRIDGES … Continue reading

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