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United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee celebrated the success of the first year of their ReadingPals literacy program with a beautiful reception for the volunteer “Pals”, teachers, and school staff. Thanks to FineMark National Bank & Trust for hosting this celebration in their newly remodeled lobby and for providing scrumptious appetizers, desserts, and beverages. Volunteers were thanked for their dedication to reading to young children for one hour a week during the school year. Teachers and school staff were also recognized and thanked with gift cards donated by Target. Thank you to everyone who participated in this inaugural program! Watch for news to sign up for next school year soon! ... See MoreSee Less

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee celebrated the success of the first year of their ReadingPals literacy program with a beautiful reception for the volunteer “Pals”, teachers, and school staff. Thanks to @[157264720970906:274:FineMark National Bank & Trust] for hosting this celebration in their newly remodeled lobby and for providing scrumptious appetizers, desserts, and beverages. Volunteers were thanked for their dedication to reading to young children for one hour a week during the school year. Teachers and school staff were also recognized and thanked with gift cards donated by @[8103318119:274:Target]. Thank you to everyone who participated in this inaugural program! Watch for news to sign up for next school year soon!

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Hi Literacy Buddies--Brooke here to deliver a big THANK YOU to all who partcipated in the Literacy Buddy Program this year!

Brooke PottsSusan Block Michelle Freshly Tiffany Whitaker Gary Ruple Gayla Thompson Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. Judy Diamond Bronwyn Gogia Diana Leadley Julie Whitney
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties
JoAnn Merriam Julie Dalpe Peve Carol Shields Karen Caster Gladiolus Learning and Development Center
Wendy Webber Deborah Baker LamachAshley Robinson HoukJane Veckly SoffelJamie Jenkins
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LCEC’s 1st United Way Poker Tournament Saturday, June 4th. $65 includes Dinner and Registration. Visit www.uw.lcec.net/poker.html to register today! Share this with your friends! ... See MoreSee Less

Assorted images captured throughout the year...Thank you for sharing!

1 day ago  ·  

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The Hurricane Expo “Be Storm Ready” was at Edison Mall included NBC-2 Meterologist Kristen Kirchhaine and Chief of Emergency Management for Lee County Department of Public Safety Jim Bjostad. A number of United Way Partner Agencies and Home Depot participated with materials to help people prepare for storms, find shelters that accept pets, and information on safety for our older loved ones. ... See MoreSee Less

Assorted images captured throughout the year...Thank you for sharing!

2 days ago  ·  

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Be Storm Ready!
Groups, individuals and families are urged to attend a beneficial seminar today at the Edison Mall. Speakers include Lee County Emergency Management, NBC-2 Meteorologist, United Way Volunteer Center, and a number of community partners will be on hand between 11am-2pm to provide information, resources, and safety options available to prepare your family, home, and pets in the event of a serious storm. Learn how you can volunteer with a local community partner following a major storm or hurricane.
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