United Way Honors Volunteers
KSAL Staff - Fri 01:44 PM 03/01/2013
The Salina Area United Way recognizes outstanding volunteers.
The agency recognized Nancy Klostermeyer as their volunteer of the year.
Klostermeyer was recognized along with other community donors and volunteers at the Salina Area United Way 2012 Campaign Wrap up event. Ted Johnson, board member, shared that Nancy has volunteered for over 40 years, most recently completing a two-year term as the agency representative on the United Priority Cabinet of the Salina Area United Way.
According to the agency, the purpose of the wrap-up event was to inform the Salina area community that the Salina Area United Way is a leadership organization working for lasting change for the common good. This event celebrated the accomplishments and recognized the volunteers and donors instrumental in the success of the 2012 Campaign.
In addition to Klostermeyer being named Salina Area United Way Volunteer of the Year, the following incentive prizes which were used to create interest in the 2012 Campaign were awarded.
To be eligible for the drawing to win the 50” LCD TV from Philips Lighting, participants gave $120 or more to the Salina Area United Way, making them part of the LIVE UNITED Giving Club. Barbara Broughton of First Bank Kansas was awarded.
To be eligible for the $1,000 Gift Certificate to Ashley Furniture, participants had to give 1% of their salary or gross income to the Salina Area United Way, making them a part of the Shareholder Giving Club. Chelsea Sutton of CAPS was awarded.
To be eligible for the $220 Gift Certificate from Long McArthur's Service and Body Center the donor had to donate $52 or more to the Salina Area United Way, making them a member of the New Donor Giving Club. Elizabeth Vaughn of Salina Regional Health Center was awarded.
Bennie Salkil, 2012 Campaign Chair, presented the Citizenship recognition which went to businesses that exceeded expectations in the 2012 campaign by increasing employee donations and participation by 10% or more. Receiving recognition in the Citizenship Category: Bennington State Bank, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Capitol Federal Savings & Loan, Central Kansas Foundation, Central Kansas Mental Health Center, Coldwell Banker- Antrim Piper Wenger Realtors, COMCARE PA, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Design Central, Inc., Document Resources, First Bank Kansas, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, Housing Authority of Salina, Morrison Ventures, Mowery Clinic, Norton, Wasserman, Jones & Kelly, LLC, Salina Child Care Association, Salina Family Healthcare Center, Salina Journal Inc., Salina Public Library, Schwan's Global Supply Chain Inc. Salina Plant, Simmons First National Bank, The Bank of Tescott, Waddell & Reed, Inc. The 2012 Community Citizenship Incentives were donated by Salina Arts and Humanities, Salina Symphony, Salina Community Theatre, Salina Art Center, Salina Public Library, Smoky Hill Museum, Salina Parks and Recreation, and the Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Evette Beckman, Payment Processing Manager Sunflower Bank, N.A., was introduced as the 2013 Salina Area United Way Campaign Chairwomen.