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South-Southwest United Way Welcomes New Board Members Mack, Williams and Wojcik

South-Southwest Suburban United Way (SSWUW) is proud to announce LaRoy Mack of Crete, IL, Johanns Williams of Homewood, IL, and Michael Wojcik of Tinley Park, IL, have joined the SSWUW Board of Directors. Mack, Williams and Wojcik join 18 board members across the Southland region and are responsible for leveraging the nearly $3 million allocated to local United Way Partner Organizations annually, as well as programs serving south suburban residents in crisis. SSWUW is part of a larger network of… Read more »

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Announces Laura Skarnulis as Chief Operating Officer

Additional Internal Promotions Move LIVE UNITED 2020 Vision Forward United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (UWMC) is pleased to announce Laura Skarnulis has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer (COO) from Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Skarnulis will oversee the internal operations and have the primary esponsibility for implementing systems and infrastructure to increase capacity, maximize effectiveness and align resources to execute UWMC’s strategic plan. “Laura has been a vital member of our leadership team since she joined United… Read more »

Northwest Suburban United Way Promotes Interactive Learning with the Born Learning Trail

Northwest Suburban United Way (NWSUW), in partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystem – Skokie Hospital, Skokie Park District, Skokie Public Library, Village of Skokie and Skokie Chamber of Commerce, will unveil The Born Learning Trail today at 10 a.m., in Devonshire Park in Skokie, Ill. The Born Learning Trail creates an outdoor, interactive learning environment to help parents and caregivers cultivate fun learning moments with their children through various activities. The Born Learning Trail enc0mpasses a series of learning activities in… Read more »

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Board of Directors Appoints Wendy DuBoe as Chief Executive Officer

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s board of directors announces Wendy DuBoe has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization. She was named interim CEO in January after serving as Chief Operating Officer. In her role as CEO, DuBoe will be responsible for executing United Way’s 10-year vision, LIVE UNITED 2020 — United Way’s commitment to mobilize income, education and health resources into 17 community areas of greatest need. “Wendy has played a key role in United… Read more »

South-Southwest United Way Welcomes New Board Members Meyers-Martin and Lopez

South-Southwest Suburban United Way (SSUW) is proud to announce Debra Meyers-Martin of Olympia Fields, Ill., and Mauricio Lopez of Chicago, Ill., have joined the SSUW Board of Directors. Meyers-Martin and Lopez join 16 board members across the Southland region and are responsible for leveraging nearly $3 million allocated to local United Way Partner Organizations annually, as well as programs serving south suburban residents in crisis. “United Way is pleased to welcome these committed, impassioned individuals to the board,” said Reverend… Read more »