United Way Campaign Awards

| March 21, 2019

AK Steel employees were presented with the top giver award at the annual United Way meeting on March 21. Mark Fortune | Beacon

COSHOCTON – United Way of Coshocton County held its annual breakfast meeting and awards ceremony on March 21, at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites. Awards were presented to campaign contributors using the following criteria: Bronze Award: Gift of $250 – $499; Silver Award: Gift of $500 – $999; Gold Award: Gift of $1,000 – $10,000; President’s Award: Gift of $10,000 or more; and Commitment Award: When a business or office has 90 percent or more employee participation in the United Way campaign.

Retirees/Special Gifts

The retiree’s division had a goal of $11,000 and raised $9,440 or 86 percent of its goal. The special gifts division raised more than $11,800.

Agribusiness Division

The businesses and individuals in this division raised $7,350 which surpassed their $5,000 goal.

  • Gold Award with 100 percent participation: Coshocton Grain Co.
  • Gold Award: Coshocton County Farm Bureau
  • Silver Award: Tri-Mac Farms

Schools Division

The school’s division collectively raised $28,670 which is 99 percent of its goal

Total gift from the Coshocton City Schools Staff & Students: $15,410.

  • Gold Award with 100 percent participation: Coshocton Elementary Staff
  • Gold Award: Coshocton Elementary Students; Coshocton High School & Junior High Staff-with commitment; Coshocton High School & Junior High Students; Coshocton City Schools Superintendent’s Office

Total gift from River View Staff & Students: $6,390

  • Gold Award: River view High School Staff
  • Silver Award: Warsaw Elementary Staff
  • Bronze Award: Conesville Elementary Staff; River View Jr. High Staff; River View Transportation; Union Elementary Staff

Total gift from Ridgewood Staff & Students: $3,360

  • Gold Award: Ridgewood Elementary Staff-with commitment
  • Silver Award: Ridgewood Elementary Students; Ridgewood High School Staff; Ridgewood Middle School Staff
  • Bronze Award: Ridgewood Central Office

Coshocton Co. Career Center: $3,080, which earned them a Gold Award    

Professional Division

The professional division raised more than $24,740 which is 78 percent of its goal.

  • President’s Award: Coshocton Regional Medical Center
  • Silver Award with 100 percent participation: First Step Family Violence Intervention Services
  • Silver Award: Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic
  • Bronze Award: Jacobs Vanaman; Roscoe United Methodist Church; Erwin Family Eye Care; Bradford Financial Group

Public Employees

Made up of employees from both the city and county, this division raised more than $22,820 for Coshocton. This division continues its distinction of having more entities with 100 percent participation than any other division. Four city departments and seven county departments ran campaigns with 100 percent participation.

City of Coshocton Employees

  • Silver Award: Mayor’s Office
  • Bronze Award: Waste Water Treatment Plant
  • 100 percent Participation Award: Auditor/Treasurer’s Office, Health Department, Income Tax Department

Coshocton County Employees

  • Gold Award with 100 percent Participation: Hopewell School/Board of DD, Juvenile & Probate Court, Auditor’s Office
  • Gold Award: Board of Health, Engineer’s Office, Job & Family Services, Sheriff’s Department, Coshocton Public Library
  • Silver Award with 100 percent participation: Commissioner’s Office, Maternal & Child Health Center, Recorder’s Office
  • Silver Award: EMS, Common Pleas Court
  • Bronze Award with 100 percent Participation: Treasurer’s Office
  • Bronze Award: Clerk of Courts, Family & Children First Council, Veterans Services,

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Retail/ Small Business Division

The retail/small business division raised $33,355 or 108 percent of its goal.

  • President’s Award: Century National Bank with 100 percent Participation
  • Gold Award 100 percent Participation: Home Loan Savings Bank, People’s Bank
  • Gold Award: Amvets Post 36, Inc., Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices, Hasseman Marketing, Hilscher-Clarke Electric, PSI Industrial Solutions, Wilson Carpet and Furniture, WTNS Radio
  • Silver Award: Auer Ace Hardware, Coshocton County Beacon, Wal-Mart, Classic Auto Supply
  • Bronze Award: Papa John’s Pizza, Hopewell Industries, Marilyn’s Natural Foods,

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Industrial Awards

This year they raised more than $172,000.

  • President’s Award Winners ($10,000 and up): Kraft-Heinz Employees, Buckeye Brine LLC, Jones Metal Products Co., McWane Ductile-Ohio, A Division of McWane Inc.
  • Gold Award with 100 percent Participation: Annin & Company, Frontier Power Company
  • Gold Award: Kokosing Construction Company, MFM, AEP-Conesville Generation, AEP-Distribution, Buckeye Fabric Finishing, SanCast Inc.
  • Silver Award: Hathaway Inc.
  • Bronze Award: Ohio Fabricator’s, Three River’s Energy

Director’s Award: AEP Generation

Top Giver Award: AK Steel

The campaign goal was $325,000 and so far $317,600 or 97.5 percent of the goal has been raised.

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