PLYMOUTH – The United Way of Marshall County will host its annual Campaign Kick-off event in three communities this year starting Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at Christos Banquet Hall in Plymouth, Indiana at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Dane Miller, co-founder and former CEO, President and Director of Biomet, will be the guest speaker.
"The Power of We" is this year’s campaign theme and symbolizes the spirit of United Way’s mission. "WE have the power to strengthen our neighborhoods, bolster the health of our communities and change lives of those who walk by us every day," said Linda Yoder, Executive Director for United Way of Marshall County Inc. "We are pleased to have a team of five gentleman who are chairing this year’s campaign and leading the way to carry that message to hundreds of businesses across Marshall County."
Bill Davis (Bremen), Dave Goebel (Plymouth), Scott Graybill (Bremen), John Oliver III (Plymouth), and Lance Overmyer (Culver) have been dubbed the "Fab Five" by those working with them on the campaign. The goal this year is $475,000.
Kick off events will also be held at Papa’s Restaurant in Culver on Tuesday, October 2, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. United Way will be hosting the Chamber of Commerce at Culver for that event. A breakfast will be held in Bremen on Thursday, October 4, from 7-8 am at the Community Hospital of Bremen Café; breakfast will be served starting at 6:30 am. Senator Ryan Mishler has been invited as guest speaker.
The United Way of Marshall County invests in the building blocks for a good life: income, education & health. All United Way programs seek to advance the common good. By helping children, leading adults to self-sufficiency and strengthening neighborhoods and communities, "we" are creating a stronger future for Marshall County. Join the United Way at one or more of these events and Live United! The free events are open to the public and furnished through generous support of Christos Banquet Hall in Plymouth, Papa’s Restaurant in Culver and the Community Hospital of Bremen Café in Bremen.
Contact the United Way office at (574) 936-3366, email@example.com to make a reservation or go online to www.marshallcountyuw.org and register on the events calendar.