Murray-Calloway County United Way http://wkms.org en Murray-Calloway County United Way Chooses Interim Director http://wkms.org/post/murray-calloway-county-united-way-chooses-interim-director <p></p><p>The Murray-Calloway County United Way board of directors has named Amy Gannon as its new interim campaign and project director.</p><p>Board Chair Tina Bernot says Gannon accepted the offer immediately starts <span data-term="goog_634220884" tabindex="0">Monday</span>. Her duties include working with staff, volunteers and local businesses on the upcoming fall fundraiser. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:14:23 +0000 Whitney Jones 34036 at http://wkms.org Murray-Calloway County United Way Chooses Interim Director United Way Committee to Make Recommendations for Interim Director http://wkms.org/post/united-way-committee-make-recommendations-interim-director <p></p><p>The United Way of Murray-Calloway County is close to naming its interim executive director.</p><p>Board Chair Tina Bernot says the executive committee will give the full board a one-person recommendation at its meeting Aug. 14. She says the board typically supports the executive committee’s suggestions leading to a quick decision on an interim. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:03:05 +0000 Whitney Jones 33802 at http://wkms.org United Way Committee to Make Recommendations for Interim Director United Way's Dail Selected as Mur/Cal Chamber of Commerce President http://wkms.org/post/united-ways-dail-selected-murcal-chamber-commerce-president <p>The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce has selected Aaron Dail as the organization’s next President. Dail currently serves as the Executive Director of Murray Calloway County United Way.</p><p>"I'm excited and humbled to have this honor in representing our Chamber members and community efforts,” said Dail.”I'm looking forward to beginning work in partnership with the board and staff to accomplish great things and to meet and listen to the needs and wants of our chamber members."</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Chad Lampe 33190 at http://wkms.org United Way's Dail Selected as Mur/Cal Chamber of Commerce President Community Initiatives at the Murray-Calloway County United Way http://wkms.org/post/community-initiatives-murray-calloway-county-united-way <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Aaron Dail, Executive Director of the Murray-Calloway County United Way, on <em>Sounds Good</em>. They talk about the transformation of the United Way involving community conversations and community change, and efforts being made on a local level. Three of their current focus areas are educational attainment, income stability for families, and healthy living/healthy lifestyles. Also, Aaron talks about local campaigns such as GetConnected and their involvement with Toyota's bornlearning initiative. See more at <a href="http://www.mccunitedway.com/">mccunitedway.com</a>.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:05:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 32596 at http://wkms.org Community Initiatives at the Murray-Calloway County United Way United Way, FamilyWize Save Families Money on Prescriptions http://wkms.org/post/united-way-familywize-save-families-money-prescriptions <p></p><p>Western Kentucky families are saving money on medications that could cut down on health care costs long term thanks to a partnership between two organizations and local pharmacies. The United Way of Murray/Calloway County and FamilyWize provide a free prescription discount card that can be used at most pharmacies. The FamilyWize card can save families up to 75 percent on their medications. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:47:13 +0000 Whitney Jones 27018 at http://wkms.org United Way, FamilyWize Save Families Money on Prescriptions Murray-Calloway County United Way Reaches Goal http://wkms.org/post/murray-calloway-county-united-way-reaches-goal <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Murray-Calloway County United Way Chapter has reached its annual fundraising goal. Chapter Executive Director Aaron Dail says as of yesterday, United Way pledges are at over $331,000 dollars, more than $41,000 dollars over the goal. Dail says the 2011 campaign involved more than 40 businesses and 72 employee volunteers coordinating with their respective companies. The organization also received the largest donation in its history in this campaign, $140,000 dollars from Chuck and Sarah Jones of Murray.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:04:42 +0000 Gary Pitts 16995 at http://wkms.org Murray-Calloway County United Way Reaches Goal