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MARTIN COUNTY -- United Way of Martin County recently honored members of the Keel Club, Tocqueville Society and United Way Foundation Legacy Society during an exquisite lunch at Bonefish Grill in Stuart.
Campaign chairwoman, Stacy Ranieri, president of The Firefly Group, announced that United Way is closing in on its 2012-13 goal to raise $2.456 million for programs at 46 local nonprofit agencies.
Board chairman Tim Kinane, of VISTAGE Florida, was also on hand to share United Way's six strategic plan goals for the next five years: ending hunger; ensuring safety; improving people's health; helping create job opportunities; helping provide solid education for all; and strengthening families.
The lunch concluded with brief comments from CHARACTER COUNTS! board member Robyn Vanover, of the Martin County School District, shared the exciting news that alcohol use for teenagers in Martin County is at the lowest percentage in twelve years.
As an unbiased advocate for the community's needs, United Way partners with local nonprofit agencies, businesses and individuals to improve lives together and lift our community.
For more information, call (772) 283-4800 or visit LIVEUNITEDmc.org.