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  • READER SUBMITTED: ConnectiCare's Kosturko-Roy Recognized As Southington's Chamber Woman Of The Year

    ConnectiCare, a health plan headquartered in Farmington, is pleased to announce that Denise Kosturko-Roy, Small Group and Individual Account Executive, is being named the Southington Chamber's Woman of the Year. Being actively involved in her community...
  • United Way is focusing on important need

    United Way is focusing on important need
    I wrote last time about the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and its decision to change — or at least more sharply target — its mission for the next four-year funding cycle. I spoke to people who support this new approach and the...
  • United Way course change raises questions

    United Way course change raises questions
    In corporate America, sacred cows don't come much more sacred than the United Way. Morning Call employees sell pizza, ice cream, pretzels, pierogies, salsa, toys, books and all kinds of other stuff throughout the year to raise money for the...
  • Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses

    Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses
    Overnight camp, park and recreation, sports programs. None of these summertime activities come cheap. "I'm a single parent with two kids," says Erin Sheak of Waterbury, who wanted to send her children, ages 4 and 7, to camp but didn't know how she could...
  • A missed chance to help L.A.'s homeless

     A missed chance to help L.A.'s homeless
    What the homeless need most is permanent supportive housing. Not shelter beds, not handouts or the occasional hot meal. They need housing in a building or complex that offers the services they require — substance-abuse treatment, mental health...
  • William & Mary Law School launches 'Revive My Vote' project

    William & Mary Law School launches 'Revive My Vote' project
    — A project to help convicted felons regain their voting rights is underway at William and Mary's Law School, where a group of students interested in election law has been begun fielding calls to a new hotline for those hoping to do just that....
  • New foreclosure filings drop in South Florida

    Real estate Florida had the nation's highest foreclosure rate in March, even as filings declined across Broward and Palm Beach counties, according to RealtyTrac Inc. One in every 407 housing units in the Sunshine State was in some stage of foreclosure...
  • Deerfield Beach business helps Boys & Girls Club

    Fundraisers United Way raises $80K at shoe fundraiser The first annual Wine, Women & Shoes event for the United Way of Broward County raised more than $80,000, the nonprofit announced. The March 27 fundraiser at the Gallery of Amazing Things provided...
  • New emphasis on schools makes sense

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is a great organization that has provided many nonprofits with financial support. Just like about 10 years ago, the agency re-evaluated its commitments and determined where to get the most bang for the buck....
  • Is United Way's added focus on schools proper?

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is launching a new investment plan that narrows its focus to young pupils in 22 hand-picked, mostly urban elementary schools, resulting in some traditional United Way recipients losing their funding if their...
  • Approach sound, questions remain

    I am firmly in favor of funding the youngest and the neediest members of our community. I feel that the results are more impressive. Inevitably, during change, some get hurt. This should not hinder change. It is leadership's job to make those tough...
  • Spending money to make an impact

    The recent announcement appears to be an attempt to apply a more businesslike approach to funding. The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley believes that concentrating contribution dollars more heavily on an area designated as having the most impact on...