United Way holds annual meeting

| February 19, 2015

COSHOCTON – United Way of Coshocton County held its annual meeting Feb. 19 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. During the meeting the following people were elected to positions on the board of directors and donors also were recognized for their contributions to the organization’s annual fundraising campaign.

Election of Officers

  • Lynn Jacobs – president
  • Tom Heading – vice president
  • Bob Mauch – treasurer

Presentation of Awards

The criteria for the awards were as follows:

  • Bronze Award – gift of $250-$499
  • Silver Award – gift of $500 -$999
  • Gold Award – gift of $1,000 -$10,000
  • Presidents Award – gift of $10,000 or more
  • Commitment Award is awarded when a business or office has 90 percent or more employee participation in the United Way campaign.

Agribusiness Division – Raised $4,975

  • Coshocton Grain Co. – Silver Sward –100 percent participation

Schools Division – $24,087.47

  • Total gift from the Coshocton City Schools Staff & Students: $9,136.21
    • Gold Award with 100 percent participation – superintendent’s office
    • Gold Award – Coshocton Elementary Staff, Coshocton Elementary Students, Coshocton High School & Junior High Staff  
  • Total gift from River View LSD Staff & Students: $7,708
    • Gold Award – Warsaw Elementary Staff, River View Junior High Staff, River View High School Staff
    • Silver Award – Keene Elementary Staff, Union Elementary Staff, River View High School Student Council
    • Bronze Award – Conesville Elementary Staff
  • Total Gift from Ridgewood LSD Staff & Students: $3,641.74
    • Gold Award – Ridgewood Elementary Staff, Ridgewood Middle School Staff
    • Silver Award – Ridgewood Elementary Students
    • Bronze Award – Ridgewood High School Staff, Ridgewood Local Schools Central Office
  • Coshocton Co. Career Center raised $2,852.52 and earned a Gold Award
  • Sacred Heart School raised $723 and earned themselves a Silver Award

Professional Division – $28,575.99

  • Coshocton County Memorial Hospital – President’s Award
  • Gold Award – Prudential, Daniel C. Duren
  • Silver Award – Robert Mauch, CPA, Family Violence Intervention Services, Roscoe United Methodist Church, Coshocton Rotary Club, Erwin Family Eye Care, Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic, Raymond James Financial, Shane Pyle
  • Bronze Award – Rea and Associates, Leech, Scherbel, Peddicord & Given, Jacobs Vanaman Agency, Optics Plus Vision Center, Dr. Charles Fornara, Dr. Randy Kreuter

Public Employees – $18,707.50, with more entities with 100 percent participation than any other division

  • City of Coshocton Employees
    • Bronze Award with 100 Percent Participation – Coshocton City Fire Department and Mayor’s Office
    • 100 Percent Participation Awards – Income Tax Department and Water Billing Department
  • Coshocton County Employees
    • Gold Award with 100 Percent Participation – County Auditor’s Office, Juvenile & Probate Court
    • Gold Award – County Engineer’s Office, Hopewell School and Board of Developmental Disabilities Employees, Department of Job & Family Services, Coshocton Public Library
  • Silver Award with 100 Percent Participation – Common Pleas Court
  • Silver Award – County Health Board, Coshocton County Commissioners Office, Sheriff’s Department
  • Bronze Award with 100 Percent Participation – County Recorder’s Office, County Treasurer’s Office
  • Bronze Award – Maternal & Child Health Center, Veteran’s Service Commission, Coshocton County Emergency Medical Service

Retail/ Small Business Division – $31,006.25

  • Gold Awards with 100 Percent Participation: Auer Ace Hardware, Century National Bank, People’s Bank
  • Gold Awards – Classic Auto supply, Chase Bank, Hilscher Clarke Electric, Home Loan Savings Bank – with commitment, WTNS Radio
  • Silver Award – Coshocton Senior Center, Oscar Rose Everyday Casual Restaurant, Wilson Carpet & Furniture
  • Bronze Award with 100 Percent Participation – Baird Concrete
  • Additional Bronze Awards – The Coshocton County Beacon, Hasseman Marketing, Hopewell Industries, Mission Auto Connection

Retirees/Special Gifts

  • The retirees division had a goal of $10,000 and raised $10,510 or 105 percent of its goal.
  • The special gifts division, which is comprised of individual givers giving more than $500 each, raised $11,050

Industry Division Awards – This division surpassed its goal by almost $25,000 when it raised $242,155.66. This amount represents 65 percent of all funds raised for the campaign.

  • President’s Award Winners – AEP Conesville Plant, AK Steel, Buckeye Brine, Jones Metal Products, Kraft Foods, McWayne Ductile and RockTenn
  • Gold Award with 100 Percent Participation – Frontier Power
  • Gold Award – AEP Distribution, Annin Flagmakers, Buckeye Fabric Finishing, Columbia Gas, MFM Building Products, SanCasT
  • Silver Award – Hathaway, Inc.
  • Bronze Award Ohio Fabricators, The Beach Company

Top Giver Award – RockTenn

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