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Thursday, August 10, 2017
WATERLOO, IA—On August 30th, Cedar Valley United Way will kick off its 2017 campaign at the Rally for the Valley. Over 500 business professionals will unite to raise excitement for the work being done in the Cedar Valley. Leading the 2017 campaign will be co-chairs Jeff Olson, Dan Trelka, and Tony Thompson. As prominent faces in the community, they are already working hard to cultivate support among local businesses and individuals and ensure the success of this year’s campaigning efforts. With...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
WATERLOO, IA—Cedar Valley United Way hosted its tenth annual United Way Golf Classic on Friday, June 16, at the South Hills Golf Course in Waterloo. The event, presented by SCHEELS, helped raise the first dollars of the 2017 campaign.  Teams of four played eighteen holes with an 8-inch cup best shot. First-, second-, and third-place winners of each flight were rewarded prizes of golf bags, clubs, balls, or apparel. Additional flag events were available for longest drive, closest to the pin, and...
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way Women United hosted a Wine Tasting with Purpose event Thursday, April 27 at the Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo. Event attendees selected Cedar Valley Friends of the Family, Family and Children's Council, and House of Hope to receive funding grants ranging from $500 to $1000.  Women United, formerly known as “Women's Philanthropy Connection", has been repositioned by United Way Worldwide. United Way's women's affinity groups engage more donors and raise more...
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way Emerging Leaders and Lark Brewing are partnering to host a ‘Librewery’ event Thursday, May 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The Emerging Leaders' 'Librewery' combines both books and brew for a cause. Volunteers are invited to Lark Brewing, located on University Avenue in Waterloo, for a book labeling race and assembly of books for the Books for Babies program. United Way's Books for Babies program provides nearly 2,500 board books to babies born in the Cedar Valley...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, IA – Over three hundred community members gathered at Hilton Garden Inn Wednesday morning to celebrate the 2016 Cedar Valley United Way campaign. Campaign co-chairs, Don and Michelle Temeyer, announced $2,714,525 was raised during the recent annual campaign. “United Way funded services assist our families, friends and neighbors. We sincerely thank the generous donors for their financial gifts and pledges of support,” said Sheila Baird, Cedar Valley United Way president. “We also...
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Monday, February 20, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – The Cedar Valley United Way Board of Directors elected new officers at its annual meeting. Officers for 2017 are Jim McKernan, KWWL, chairman of the board; Nick Cleveland, VGM Forbin, vice-chair; Cal Eckhoff, Black Hawk Union Council, Universal Industries, secretary; Megan Miller, Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo, treasurer; and Rose Middleton, community volunteer, past-chair.   Board members elected to new terms include: Tara Thomas, Waterloo Community Schools; Thomas Blanford, City...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way has entered the final days of the 2016 campaign. Contributions for this campaign are being accepted through Tuesday, January 31. The 2016 campaign theme of “Be the One” says it all. Don and Michelle Temeyer have spent the majority of their lives working in public service in the Cedar Valley.  Their work continued in a big way as they stepped into the co-chair roles last year. “We both have been highly involved in the community, but this is a different type...
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way is entering the final stretch of the 2016 campaign. Contributions for this campaign are being collected through the end of January. Until then, 2016 campaign co-chairs, Don and Michelle Temeyer continue to encourage support from those in the Cedar Valley. The pair have been busy campaigning and hope to exceed the 2015 campaign amount raised of $2,902,894. This year’s campaign theme is “Be the One”. As the Temeyer’s have become more familiar with the...
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