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Julie Smith: All In for United Way

UNITED WAY CHAMPION AND ADVOCATE

Ask Julie Smith about community and you’ll see her passion come to life. A self described advocate and Brand Champion of United Way, Julie believes that it’s her personal responsibility to give back; to leave the community a better place for future generations. In fact, Julie believes it’s everyone’s responsibility.
 

Women United Spotlight: Kathy Volatile

We love puttting the spotlight on some of our standout volunteers and donors. Kathy Volatile is one of those people. She has been a great supporter of our work and Women United and we hope you get the chance to meet her at one of our next events.

Pictured: Kathy and her husband (and former United Way board chair) Dr. Leon Elliston.

 

 

 

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Women United Spotlight: Shelia Christofalos

People who give of their personal time to care for others are among some of the best people in the world. Here at United Way, we get to meet a lot of those folks and we try to shine a spotlight on them - in thanks for what they do but also to inspire others.

Our spotlight this month is on Shelia Christofalos! 

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Women United: 2,000 Books Wrapped (and counting)!

Last night at Hi-Wire brewing, members of Women United wrapped more than 2,000 books for local middle school kids this holiday season!

"Looking around the room, I was grateful for your presence and humbled to witness a servant spirit in volunteering your evening to benefit students right here in Asheville and Buncombe County," said Leadership Giving Manager Elizabeth Allen. "You are sharing the gift of dreaming, imagination, and, of course reading."

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Spotlight: Dr. Amy Rottmann

We believe that the people in our community, the people who Give, Advocate and Volunteer, are pretty spectacular people and they deserve a bright light shone upon them.

Dr. Amy Rottmann is one of those people. Rottmannis a Asst. Professor of Education (MAT) Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville. 

Read more about Dr. Rottmann here. 

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Women United at the Bunn House

On Tuesday evening, October 4th, members of the Women United gathered together for an Evening in the Garden at the Bunn House, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville.

Surrounded by beautiful scenery, lovely flowers from Blue Ridge Blooms, and delicious hors d'oeuvre catered by HomeGrown, it was a spectacular evening.

 

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Spotlight: Taylor Gregg

We believe that the people in our community, the people who Give, Advocate and Volunteer, are pretty spectacular people and they deserve a bright light shone upon them.

Taylor Gregg is one of those people. Taylor is a Premier Relationship Banker with First Citizens Bank. She has eight years experience as a banker, specifically assisting in financial planning as it relates to wealth, lending needs, and insurance for her clients and their families. Taylor joined the WLC last year as part of the Step-Up program and immediately became an active member.

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