The Lodge at Tussey Mountain served as the backdrop for the 2013 Centre County United Way Campaign Kickoff on Aug. 19, where campaign leadership, campaign volunteers, partner agency staff and community members gathered to rally support for 34 United Way Partner Agencies.
Pacesetter Campaign Co-Chairswomen Mindy Dillon, of Sovereign Bank, Dianna Meckley, of SPE Federal Credit Union, and Colleen Williams, of HRG, thanked the 33 local companies that completed their employee campaigns over the summer.
Employees from the partner agencies, members of the Centre County United Way board of directors and the United Way staff also made their campaign contributions as part of the Pacesetter Campaign. The crowd cheered as the $530,096 Pacesetter yotal was announced and added to the 2013 campaign thermometer. The Pacesetter total represents 25 percent of the $2,100,000 goal set for this campaign. The campaign continues through the end of January 2014.