Thursday, January 24, 2013

United Way of Lake County to host 10 annual Celebrity Server

United Way of Lake County's Annual Celebrity Server - a St. Patrick's Day themed luncheon on Thursday, March 14 - gathers more than 800 local CEOs, business men and women and community leaders every year. The fabulous wait skills of Celebrity Servers and generous donations from the community enabled United Way of Lake County to raise more than $30,000 for partner programs and agencies in Lake County last year.  

Sign up to be a Celebrity Server by mailing, e-mailing or faxing the below form! 

If you or your company would like to donate a gift basket, prize or certificate to Celebrity Server, mail, e-mail or fax the following form to United Way. Donating to Celebrity Server is a great way to advertise your business as more than 800 community members will attend the event.  

About United Way of Lake County
United Way of Lake County's mission is to measurably improve the quality of people's lives in Lake County. United Way funds 74 programs administered through 49 agencies throughout the county. For more information, visit our website at

Thursday, January 17, 2013

UWLC upcoming events: There's something for everyone!

Lake County Bar Association Presents: Kick-off to the Super Bowl
Friday, January 25 at Hellriegel's in Painesville: 6 p.m.
Come for an evening of attorney fellowship, food, fun and football. Special guests include Steve Trivisonno (Head Football Coach of Mentor High School) and Jeff Schudel (The News-Herald's Cleveland Browns Beat Reporter.) For more information regarding the event, click here.
Chili Open
Saturday, January 26 at Black Brook Golf Course in Mentor: 9 a.m. 
Golfers, Here's your chance to get out and play golf in the mid-winter golf event of 2013! And in the case of the Lake County Chili Open, the more snow the better! Registration is $18 per person with proceeds benefiting United Way of Lake County. For more information, click here.
Roast the Chief
Friday, February 1 at Pine Ridge Country Club in Wickliffe: 5:30 p.m.
United Way of Lake County is hosting its first ever Roast, as we roast Willoughby Police Chief Conrad Straube. Tickets for the event are $25 (pre-order) or $30 at the door. Proceeds from this event will benefit fallen Willoughby Police Officer Jason Gresko and United Way of Lake County. For more information, click here

Harlem Legends vs. Lake County All-Stars
Saturday, February 9 at Mentor High School: 5:30 p.m.
Members of The Harlem Legends will be taking on the Lake County All-Stars at Mentor High School. The night will also feature the Lake County High School 3-Point Competition. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the high school 3-point competition starting at 6:30 p.m. and the main event, Harlem Legends vs. Lake County All-Stars beginning at 7:30 p.m. For ticket prices and more information, click here
Live Super Raffle Drawing
Friday, March 15 at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor: 5:30 p.m.
This year, we are raffling off 59 prizes, donated graciously from area businesses and individuals. Some of the Super Raffle Prizes include:
* 2013 Ford Focus SE 2-Year Lease 
* Cruise plus $500 travel allowance 
* Isle of Tierra Verde, FL Vacation plus $500 travel allowance 
* Disney World Vacation plus $500 travel allowance 
* Fort Myers, FL Vacation plus $500 travel allowance and many more prizes
If present at the live drawing, pick from available prizes! Drawing takes place March 15, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at Great Lakes Mall. To look at the entire list of prizes, and to purchase tickets, visit our website. 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

UWLC looking for a Marketing & Communications Associate

United Way of Lake County Job Posting
Marketing and Communications Associate

United Way of Lake County - an independent, nonprofit organization in Mentor - is looking to hire a Marketing and Communications Associate to start immediately. Candidate must:

·         Have exceptional written, oral and design skills.
·         Be willing to work in a team atmosphere, meet deadlines and be able to multi-task.
·         Be able to research, understand and communicate with surrounding businesses and agencies within Lake County with which United Way works.
·         Have proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, and Photoshop along with working knowledge of social media websites.
·         Possess experience in writing press releases, brochures, scripts, blogs and be able to communicate with both print and broadcast media outlets.
·         Understand the production of special events as fundraisers and the elements that must be done to perfect the event into a significant fundraiser for United Way.  The fundraising work would include recruiting volunteers and securing donations and sponsorships. 
·         Have Bachelor’s Degree in a related major, with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the marketing and communications field.

Please submit resume to