United Way pacesetters announced

Aug 22, 2014
Photo by: Donated From left are Sharon Lanning, Mountain Eye Associates; Sara Pacifici, pacesetter chair; Dianne Nichols, campaign chair; Dana Thompson, Mountain Credit Union; Buddy Young, UW board president; Rebecca Stamey and George Marshall, HVO; and Brooklyn Hill, HEMC.

The United Way of Haywood County’s pacesetter companies met for a kickoff breakfast Thursday, Aug. 21, at Herren House Bed and Breakfast. Pacesetter chair, Sara Sheppard Pacifici, reported that pacesetters for this year’s fundraising drive are Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Haywood Electric Membership Corporation, Mountain Eye Associates and Mountain Credit Union.

Julie Shroer from KARE presented information about the agency and thanked contributors to United Way on behalf of all agencies.  Dianne Nichols, campaign chair, thanked the pacesetters for their superior efforts in the past and encouraged them to continue the good work.

The pacesetter companies will complete their campaigns during the next few weeks and will announce totals on the Day of Caring at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Nancy Weldon Gym, Lake Junaluska.