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United Way of Erie County presents Awards to Outstanding Volunteers!

At the recent 2015 Annual Awards Breakfast, United Way of Erie County announced the winners of our inaugural awards. We recognized individuals and groups that assisted us throughout the year. Last year, 143 individuals donated 1256 volunteer hours to United Way of Erie County. 
 
2015 VOLUNTEER OF YEAR

The 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award goes to Lisa Schwerer. Lisa works for US Bank and volunteers for gift wrapping, REV 3, Festival of Lights Candy Cane House. She also encourages her coworkers and daughter to volunteer with her. Lisa is a volunteer who goes above and beyond!  Thank you Lisa
 
2015 YOUTH GROUP VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
The 2015 Youth Group Volunteer of the Year Award goes to the Northern Ohio Juvenile Community Corrections Facility. Staff encourage Youth to give back to the community. Several young men volunteered for the popcorn wagon, farmers markets and the Color Run. While the volunteering youth were not part of this community, they talked about how they would volunteer at their home United Way.

2015 BEST OF THE BEST EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR

The 2015 Best of the Best Employee Campaign Coordinator of the Year award goes to Mary Molique. Mary has been the coordinator for N2Y for three campaigns. The success of the workplace campaign is dependent upon two primary criteria: the passion of the company's leadership and the efforts of the campaign coordinator. She has worked hard to make the campaigns not only successful but fun for her coworkers. Over 60% of the employees participate, she ensures that they get a UW presentation, there are Keel donors and the average employee gift is over $300. Mary goes above and beyond and is a pleasure to work with. Congratulations Mary!nity. Several young men volunteered for the popcorn wagon, farmers markets and the Color Run. thank you for allowing these youth to give back with United Way. While many of the youth at the facility were not part of the community, they talked to me about how they would volunteer at their home United Way.
 

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