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  • BASF employees give more this year to United Way

    BASF employees give more this year to United Way
    BASF increased its employee contributions to the United Way campaign by 10 percent over last year. Sixteen United Way agencies will receive a portion of the $23,585 raised by BASF to support community programs in Suffolk, Franklin, Smithfield and the...
  • Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury

    Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury
    Webster Bank named two new regional presidents Monday for the Hartford and Waterbury areas, both now leading business banking units at the Waterbury-based lender. Timothy Bergstrom, 46, will assume the role of regional president for the Hartford area....
  • 12/24: People on move

    12/24: People on move
    Jane Garrard, Tupperware Brands Corp. (retired), was appointed treasurer and John Pisan, Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group, was appointed secretary of the Heart of Florida United Way Orlando board of directors. Alexandre M. Mestdagh, Mestdagh & Wall...
  • Mike Perry: United Way works to eliminate causes of community problems

    When our local United Way's president, David Lewis, asked my wife and me to be the 2014 Campaign co-chairs, we didn't hesitate to say yes. Kim and I have always supported the mission of United Way — to improve the lives and conditions of all. I had...
  • Florida's low-wage jobs nothing to brag about

    Florida's low-wage jobs nothing to brag about
    As Gov. Rick Scott beckons residents of other states to move to Florida, touting a growth in jobs and lower taxes, he ignores the fact that nearly half of those already living in the Sunshine State are barely making ends meet. That's because jobs here...
  • Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away

    Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away
    Nearly 1.2 million Floridians have selected a plan in the federal health-insurance marketplace or have been automatically re-enrolled since the open-enrollment period began Nov. 15, according to the latest numbers released by the government. "Florida...
  • Blue Island, Robbins selected for United Way support

    Robbins and Blue Island stand to benefit from a program designed to improve education and health care while also creating more financially stable households in communities where there is need. The two Southland towns recently were selected to receive...
  • Food drive-plus a thing of beauty

    Jaselyn Putman saw “things that need to be done” in the community where she works, she said, and she decided to make a difference. Promoted earlier this year to manager at Clair Beauty Mart in Glenwood, Putman, 29, saw an opportunity for...
  • From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award

    From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award
    For Naperville resident Carrie Buddingh, the moment to shine has already arrived at the age of just 33. Buddingh was selected one of 15 local executives honored at the 17th annual Influential Women In Business Awards event early in November at NIU...
  • Help for those trying to make ends meet: My Word

    Help for those trying to make ends meet: My Word
    Have you met ALICE? He's the cashier at your favorite clothing store. She's the waitress who served you lunch. They're the nursing assistants who care for your aging parents. It's the voice on the other end of the line when you call the office. You...
  • United Way behind park's new makeover

    United Way behind park's new makeover
    A mighty volunteer army, more than 600 strong, began gathering in the dawn hours at Fort Lauderdale's Osswald Park on a recent Friday even as the rain came down on the staging area roof. The volunteers, assembled by United Way of Broward County and...