EMOTIONAL START: United Way begins Douglas campaign
by Bill Baldowski
September 24, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2015 United Way campaign got off to a very emotional start last week with a kickoff luncheon at the old Douglasville Conference Center. Hosted by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, more than 150 people attended, including chamber members, county, city and Douglas County school officials and other dignitaries. United Way of Greater Atlanta Regional Director Catherine Owens gave the keynote address about the nonprofit’s focus, fundraising efforts and partnerships with the Dou...
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