School is out, vacation time is upon us, but here at United Way our volunteers are working hard behind the scenes and prepping for this year’s campaign which will kick off on September 17, 2019 with our Annual CEO Trike Race and Block Party at Burr Park.
As I think about March being Women’s History Month, I think how blessed we are to live in a community with a legacy of so many inspiring women.
Catherine Evans Whitener was a young woman whose ideas and entrepreneurial spirit were the foundation for our local industry. Our United Way began when Mrs. M.E. Judd made a bet with Lamar Westcott. Lulu Westcott shared this piece of history with United Way in 1992.