United Way Blackhawk Region presented its prestigious Cornerstone Award to four companies that hosted United Way workplace campaigns that exceeded $100,000. Employee Campaign Coordinators accepting the award at the LIVE UNITED Celebration, from the left are, Jen White of Data Dimensions, Casie LaChance of ABC Supply Co. inc., Jeni Hallat from Mercy Health System and Nicole Burns of Regal.
More than 265 supporters attended United Way Blackhawk Region's LIVE UNITED Celebration to Honor the Spirit of Community on Wednesday, March 25 at the Pontiac Convention Center in Janesville.
United Way presented the following awards at the celebration in recognition of individuals and organizations that give, advocate and volunteer. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.
"Cornerstone Award," presented to those companies that hosted a United Way workplace campaign that exceeded $100,000.
Recipients: ABC Supply Co. inc., Data Dimensions, Mercy Health System and Regal.
"Emerging Campaign Award," presented to a company hosting a successful first-time United Way employee workplace campaign.
Recipient: Cargill Feed & Nutrition, Milton, WI.
ADVOCATE: "Excellence in Advocacy Award," presented to an individual / program that strives to create meaningful change and demonstrates measurable progress toward improving lives and strengthening our community.
Recipient: Lisa Furseth, retired executive director for Community Action, Inc.
VOLUNTEER: "Geraldine Hedberg Award," presented to an individual for their outstanding volunteer service to United Way Blackhawk Region.
Recipient: Beth Gliebe, volunteer project coordinator for United Way Day of Caring.
LIVE UNITED Award: Presented to a company that displays exceptional support for the United Way through its workplace campaign and volunteer support.