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A big thank you to LyondellBasell for their continued support of United Way of Clinton County, Iowa through their generous contribution to our campaign!


United Way Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Event

United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) held our Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Meeting on February 28, 2018 at Rastrelli’s Tuscany Room.

2017 Board President Sheila Martinez started off the program by thanking everyone for coming, and Lt. Justin Hartley led the invocation. CRC Chair Cheryl Frey announced that 2018 would be her last year serving as Chair after recognizing others who have completed their service on the CRC. Justin Shaffer, 2017 Campaign Chair, recognized all of those on the Campaign Leadership Committee, asking them to stand for applause, thanking them for their efforts in the 2017 campaign. In celebration of United Way of Clinton County, Iowa’s 80th Anniversary Year, the Clinton County funded agencies were also recognized. Agencies were invited to ‘host’ a table this year to speak with others involved with United Way and educate them on all the agencies do in Clinton County. Donors and leaders alike were further recognized for their efforts with the following campaign awards:

For Increased Giving:

Camanche Division:  Adrian’s Auto

DeWitt Division: Central DeWitt Community School District, DeWitt Family Dentistry, DeWitt Dental Associates

Professional Division: Pape Funeral Home, Ashford University Call Center, Miner Gilroy and Meade, Clinton Veterinary Clinic, Killean Audiology and Hearing Aid Center

Retail Small Business Division: Boy Scouts Illowa Council, Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, Wagner Pharmacy, Classic Body Works

Pacesetter: LyondellBasell Industries/Corporate, LyondellBasell Industries/Employee, Sethness Products/Corporate, Citizens First Bank/Corporate


For Exceptional Community and Volunteer Support to United Way of Clinton County, Iowa:

Bryce Albrechtsen


For Continued Support and Involvement: 

Exelon Corporation


President Sheila Martinez continued by announcing new and returning Board and Committee Members:

Elected to the Board of Trustees were Jim Bengtson, Joni Hinsch, James Nelson, and Justin Shaffer. Julie Dunn, Paul Mangin, and Jared Voss will serve a second term on the Board. Officers are Anita Dalton/President, Kim Ralston/1st Vice President, Jared Voss/2nd Vice President, Paul Mangin/Treasurer & Finance Chair, Maureen Miller/Marketing Chair, and Sheila Martinez/Past President. Gary DeLacy is the new Campaign Chair, and Cheryl Frey will continue as CRC Chair.

Elected to the CRC were Christie Collins, Rev. Paul Holmer, Chris Jacobs, Kayla Martens, and Jarret Mulholland. Returning to serve a second term on the CRC are Michele Cullen, LeAnn Johnson, Danielle LaFollette, Paul Schnack, and Charles Timm.

The United Way staff would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers that helped to make this event successful.

United Way of Clinton County, Iowa brings people together to assess and address needs to improve local communities. The organization’s focus is on Health/Wellness, Education, and Financial Stability – the building blocks for a good life. This is accomplished by recruiting people and organizations that bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done.

More information on activities and the campaign is available by contacting the United Way office at 563-242-1209 or . Like us on Facebook at UnitedWayOfClintonCountyIowa.