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On The Street
November 28, 2012
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties seeks coat donations
As the holidays approach, they bring the brisk temps of a cool Minnesota winter. United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has distributed more than 700 coats through the coat distribution program since October, but the need continues to increase as winter grows near. Of particular...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Once upon a chili
Once upon a time, there was a huge gathering of everyone in the village who ate bowl after bowl of a magical concoction called chili. One of...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Community resources shared in time for back-to-school
A packed parking lot and lines out the door awaited folks attending Project Community Connect at the Runestone Community Center (RCC) on Thursday....
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
United Way to host Project Community Connect
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties and the Community Impact Coalition will host Project Community Connect at the Runestone Community Center on August 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be 40 different health and human service agencies available and ready to connect people with...
August 28, 2012 - 11:00am
August 22, 2012
United Way names campaign chairs for Douglas, Pope counties
United Way recently named the Douglas County campaign chairs for the 2012-13 campaign year. Lee and Judy Backhaus team up with their daughter...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
United Way announces three new board members
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties recently added three new members to the United Way Board: Bill Finley, Kellie Janssen and Becky Zwilling. Finley, the CFO at Tastefully Simple, has previously served on United Way's board. He has also been active in and served on other boards...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
United Way debuts Traveling Tree House
A large number of children out having fun in the local parks this summer might mean that the Traveling Tree House has arrived. Debuted by United...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Mobile food drop volunteers
United Way's Community Impact Coalition is looking for volunteers for this month's Mobile Food Drop on Thursday, June 28 at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria. Volunteer positions vary from set-up to intake to runners. All help is welcome anytime between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m....
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties sold ice cream cones at Pete's County Market in Alexandria Friday to raise money to ensure that all...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Plant an extra row
It is that time again; individuals and families are tending to their gardens and getting them ready for the growing season.
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Mobile Food Drop is Friday
United Way's Community Impact Coalition announced that this month's Mobile Food Drop will take place Friday, March 30 at New Life Church in Alexandria. The food distribution will begin at 11:30 a.m. and go until the food runs out. To qualify for the food, participants need to be...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Otto Bremer Foundation awards $30,000 to United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, awarded $30,000 to United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties in Alexandria. The funds will be used to support United Way's Community Impact Coalition, which works collaboratively with local partners, to address one of the community's...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2011
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties seeking volunteers for allocation process
One of the most important things that United Way does is determine agency funding through the allocations process. Douglas and Pope County residents are invited to be a part of the allocation funding process, which will take place at various times throughout the week of April 11 to...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
February 18, 2011
Beer and wine tasting gala set
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties will present its annual Beer and Wine Tasting Gala on Friday, February 25 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The gala includes more than 15 food and wine vendors, with more than 40 beers and wines...
February 18, 2011 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
Roles to serve as consultant for United Way
Linda Roles, former executive director of the United Way, has moved into a consulting role with the organization. In this role, she will support the current executive director, Jessica Boyer, and her staff in this phase of the executive director succession plan. Roles served as...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am