United Way honors S.L. Chamber's work on Utah Compact

May 26, 2011
Author: www.deseretnews.com


The United Way of Salt Lake honored the Salt Lake Chamber for "changing the tone of Utah's immigration discussion" through its work on the Utah Compact.

The recognition came at United Way's annual Celebration of Service luncheon Wednesday with presentation of the President's Award of Excellence. The charitable organization's highest award, Compassionate Leaders of the Year, went to Mark and Kathie Miller.


The following individuals and groups were also recognized with United Way awards:

  • William Sederburg, Utah's commissioner of higher education — Tocqueville Society Member of the Year
  • Jennifer Smith, senior vice president of Zions Bancorporation — Women's Philanthropic Network Member of the Year
  • Rich Mrazik, Salt Lake City attorney — Young Leaders Member of the Year
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car—Outstanding Corporate Partner
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co., Granite School District, Voices for Utah Children and the city of South Salt Lake — Outstanding Partnership for Community Change
  • Allen Alexander, CEO of Savages Services Corp. — Outstanding Volunteer


Teenage Refugees Beat Odds
June 5, 2012 Author: Julian Reyes, Deseret News Catholic Community Services hosted a graduation cookout for 15 teenagers who overcame odds and are graduating with high school diplomas. All are participants in CCS's Refugee Resettlement Program.

Don't forget, you can dial 211
February 10, 2012 Author: Craig Wagstaff Feb. 11 marks the 14th anniversary of National 211 Day. The day is recognized every year and was designated by United Way Worldwide to draw attention to services available through 211 information and referral centers throughout the country.

Community Partners Remodel and Revitalize Hser Ner Moo
January 11, 2012 Author: PR or News Wire, UtahBusiness.com The Hser Ner Moo Community and Welcome Center, located at South Parc Townhomes (2250 South 500 East in South Salt Lake), is under construction for a complete interior remodel, a project made possible through Okland Construction, United Way of Salt Lake and more than 20 community partners.
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