The 20th Annual Duck Derby will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 as part of the Tunkhannock Founder’s Day festivities. Proceeds from the Duck Derby helps to fund 23 local agencies.
Southwestern Energy and the Wyoming County United Way are pleased to announce that the 2013 Marcellus Open is scheduled for Thursday August 22 at the Stone Hedge Country Club.
The Marcellus Open is a charity golf tournament, and last year was the premier golf outing in the Marcellus Shale play. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Wyoming County United Way Agencies and other local charities.
Thanks to P&G for supplying a group of volunteers to paint the United Way office this weekend!
Southwestern Energy announced the employee recipients for the 2012 SWN Community Hero Awards. Congratulations Justin Tyson who was one of 10 employees selected for their volunteer achievements with a non-profit organization. Justin organized the first ever Marcellus Open golf tournament which raised over $56,000 for Wyoming County United Way and its partner agencies. In addition to awarding these employees, Southwestern Energy awards $2,000 grants to the qualifying non-profit where the winner volunteers their time. Wyoming County United Way was the lucky recipient.
In September 2012, Wyoming County United Way announced a campaign goal of $550,000. On behalf of the board of directors, campaign volunteers, and the agencies supported by the Wyoming County United Way, we are proud to announce that we surpassed that goal by raising $556,282. United Way's fundraising efforts will benefit more than 22 health and human service community partners in Wyoming County.
Procter & Gamble released the results of its fall in-house United Way campaign, and the results are great for Wyoming County!
A total of 1,533 employees of the plant contributed this year, almost double the plant’s performance of just four years ago when only 952 gave.
The $359,373.40 pledged breaks down by county to $139,080.10 in Wyoming County, $53,125.16 in Susquehanna County, $64,773.98 in the Wyoming Valley, $42,300.82 in Lackawanna County and $60,093.24 in Bradford County.
Southwestern Energy hosted the first Marcellus Open Golf Tournament which raised $55,982 to support the Wyoming County United Way. The tournament was held at Stone Hedge Golf Course on September 13, 2012. Money raised through this event will be allocated out to 18 partner agencies who provide services to residents of Wyoming County.
The inaugural Marcellus Barbecue Cook-off hosted by Williams at the Nicholson Fire Carnival grounds, was held on Friday, October 5th, 2012. A total 19 teams competed with all money raised going to support the United Way. The companies and subcontractors serving the natural gas industry took part in this event as either as barbeque cook or judge.
The Wyoming County United Way has begun its 2013 grant application process, where agencies can apply for funding for programs for next year.
This funding opportunity is open to all 501(c)3 health and human service agencies that serve Wyoming County. Non-member agencies are encouraged to apply at this time. Qualified agencies must complete and submit an application by Thursday, November 1, 2012.
You can access the Wyoming County United Way’s grant application online or contact the United Way office by calling 570-836-1661.
Williams will be making a significant contribution to local United Ways by hosting the inaugural Marcellus BBQ Cook-Off at the Nicholson Carnival Grounds on October 5, 2012. Different companies from the natural gas industry will have the opportunity to compete with each other and bring some southern BBQ to Northeastern Pennsylvania. All proceeds will be divided between the United Ways of Wyoming County, Susquehanna County, Wyoming Valley and Broome County, NY. In addition, every dollar raised will be matched by Williams!