United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region (UWGCR) hosted its Annual Membership Meeting and Campaign Celebration Thursday, May 11. UWGCR CEO Ginna Holleman led the meeting with approximately 250 local supporters in attendance at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. A highlight of the program was the presentation of awards to local businesses, organizations and individuals who contributed greatly to the success of this year’s campaign. The coveted Ben C. Parks Award was presented to Legends Bank. Norm Brumblay received the Ambassador’s Award, and Princess Lagan was named Volunteer of the Year. Trane/Ingersoll Rand won the Highest Giving Campaign Award, contributing $204,365. The meeting culminated with the giant event center doors being opened as a helicopter arrived and hovered outside. Garnett Ladd lowered a banner that announced the total of funds raised during the 2016-2017 campaign - $1,081,065.
For more photos of this event & many others, visit our DIGITAL ISSUE HERE.