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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Nineteen volunteers who are executives in a wide range of organizations have joined United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s 2012 Workplace Campaign Leadership Team. The volunteer team will be led by Campaign Chair John Rath, TD Bank senior vice president and veteran community leader, and Vice Chair Charles A. Freni Jr., senior vice president of Customer Service, CH Energy Group Inc. Team members will work to develop strategy and drive the...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Run or walk as an individual or in a team at United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s General Montgomery Day 8K Race set for 8 a.m. Sept. 8 at Veterans Memorial Park in the Village of Montgomery. The annual event is open to runners and walkers of all ages and is part of the 2012 Hudson Valley Grand Prix, now in its 12th year. The 8K race has been dubbed the “best little race in the country” since 1991. Last year, more than 350 runners and...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s Young Leaders United will host a networking event and nonperishable food drive from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 20 at Union Square, 51 Market St., Poughkeepsie. Admission to the event is free and young business and professional people are welcome to attend and meet the Young Leaders. All attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable breakfast food item or make a monetary donation to the Food Bank of the...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Wide-eyed young boys and girls looked up at huge bucket trucks and cranes many times their heights as they walked along Orange County Airport’s runways June 3 during United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s 2012 Touch-A-Truck/Aviation Expo. “It’s every little boy’s dream,” said Stephanie Austin of Walden, whose 2 1/2-year-old son Thomas was waiting to climb up a huge concrete mixer. He’d already visited a fire truck and was wearing his plastic...
Monday, May 14, 2012
John Rath, TD Bank senior vice president and veteran community leader, has been named chair of United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s 2012 Workplace Campaign. The annual Workplace Campaign will run from September through December 2012. To date, more than $2.2 million was raised in the 2011 campaign. The funds raised during the Workplace Campaign enable United Way to bring the community together in collaboration to solve major quality of life...