GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. LIVE UNITED
Pace Setters and Volunteer of the Year
Nearly 150 people were recognized Thursday at Marian University’s Stayer Center as community volunteers and partners of United Way.
Presentations included the Volunteer of the Year Award to Marian Sheridan, Coordinator of School Health and Safety Programs for the Fond du Lac School District; Honorary Campaign Chair Award, presented to Mark Schwabero, president of Mercury Marine; and Pace Setter Awards to Holiday Automotive, a Mike Shannon Automotive company, and Mercury Marine.
“The Cal Rens Memorial Award for Volunteer of the Year is presented annually for exemplary volunteer efforts to advance the mission of United Way,” said Andy Winget, president of the Fond du Lac Area United Way board of directors.
Sheridan served on the United Way board of directors for six years and provided insightful leadership and guidance to the board and the organization. Read on.
The Fond du Lac Area United Way reached its 2012 fund-raising goal of $735,000. Funds from the campaign are used to support crucial programs operated by non-profit agencies in the Fond du Lac community. The campaign opened in September and ended Jan. 15.
We are extremely grateful to the many businesses and thousands of people who made it possible for the United Way to reach its goal,” said Steve Fleming, outgoing president of the United Way board.
“It took a dedicated campaign team to achieve this success and we are all pleased with the end result,” said Schwabero. Read full article.