May 26, 2016

Elyria
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Lorain County United Way honored as best in the state

The United Way of Greater Lorain County was honored Wednesday as the best United Way agency in the state. The group, headed by Executive Director Bill Harper, received the honor of 2016 Ohio United Way of the Year. State Sen. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, recognized agency representatives Ryan Aroney, Orlando Jones and Marco Cuevas on Read More…

United Way celebrates impact

ELYRIA — A few years ago, United Way of Greater Lorain County began to shift the emphasis of its annual fundraising campaign from raising money to greater collaboration between agencies to better serve people in need. That change in focus is succeeding, according to a number of United Way partners who spotlighted various community collaborations Read More…

United Way campaign kicks off

SHEFFIELD — This year’s annual United Way of Greater Lorain County campaign kickoff saw the announcement of the agency’s newest Community Collaborative that prepares Elyria youngsters for kindergarten. Known as Ready Set Go … to Kindergarten, the new effort will expand Elyria Schools’ efforts to provide children, especially preschoolers ages 3 and 4, with targeted Read More…

Crushers looking to ‘fill the bus’ at tonight’s game

Baseball caps may seem more at home at a Lake Erie Crushers games than spiral notebooks, but organizers at Fill the Bus are hoping fans will bring both tonight. United Way is planning to park a school bus at All Pro Freight Stadium before tonight’s game against the Rockford Aviators and kick off Fill the Read More…

For first time, a for profit corporation wins 2014 Difference Makers award

ELYRIA – It goes without saying that a person or a non-profit can be lauded as a difference maker in a community because they are generally the first one to step up and help, but for the first time Leadership Lorain County has named a for profit corporation as one of its 2014 Difference Makers. Read More…