May 21, 2015

Annually, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region recognizes outstanding campaign achievement. We were honored to present the following awards to well-serving recipients. Thank you to each for your dedication to improving lives and advancing United Way’s mission.  You are our community’s superheroes!

United-Way-Annual-Meeting-2015-20Ben C. Parks Award: Publix Supermarkets

Presented to the workplace partner with the Best Overall Campaign. Recipients must have achieved 95 percent or greater of employee giving potential, an increase in number of volunteers, an increase in leadership donors and must have run a campaign for more than three years.

Director’s Award: Ajax Turner Senior Citizens Center

This award is presented to the agency that exemplifies the highest standard and ideals of a United Way partner and which, through its practices and commitment, serves as a role model for other agencies.

Inspire Award: Ft. Campbell Federal Credit Union

Honors and recognizes a workplace that inspires a total LIVE UNITED commitment within its business and in the community.  Ft. Campbell Federal Credit Union is UWGCR’s ninth largest campaign with a total contribution of $20,820 for the Greater Clarksville Region and another $11,400 to a neighboring county. Of those who participated, each gave an average contribution of $170 per employee.  Eight of those were Leadership Society members who give $500 or more.

Volunteer of the Year: Steve Wilson and Ches Misso

Presented to a dedicated volunteer contributing extraordinary service to United Way and our community.

Way to Grow: American Snuff Company

Recognizes a business/organization that has demonstrated considerable campaign growth or runs a United Way campaign for the first time. In its campaign, American Snuff contributed $19,836 with a 195 percent increase from last year.

Top Campaign: Trane

Each year, Trane/Ingersoll Rand continues to demonstrate its community commitment through generous employee and corporate giving. Earning the number one spot as highest campaign for the fourth year in a row, Trane and its employees contributed $195,129 to the 2014-2015 campaign.

Ambassador’s Award: Elizabeth McCoy

The Ambassador’s Award was established by the Board of Directors as a way to recognize an executive officer, president, manager or director of a company or organization who exemplifies the qualities of a United Way Ambassador through their example of leadership, involvement in United Way and the community and promotion of United Way within their organization and the community.

Shine On Award: Legends Bank

The Shine On Award is presented to a workplace partner with the highest percentage of employee volunteer participation during Days of Caring.

Outstanding Board Member of the Year: Vince Hartley

Each year, United Way Board of Directors and Staff recognize an outstanding board member who serves far above and beyond the call of duty.