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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

They came. They saw. They volunteered!

Scores of enthusiastic people descended on the Martin County Fairgrounds on September 11 to take part in United Way of Martin County’s (UWMC) Day of Caring and September 11 Remembrance Ceremony.

A spirited introduction by UWMC President/CEO Carol G. Houwaart-Diez and Board Chair Gene Zweben was followed by a stirring color guard presentation by South Fork High School ROTC, a moving address by Kevin Herndon, Deputy Fire Chief of Martin...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Take the “Beat the Bull Challenge” on Oct. 19 at the Merrill Lynch Bull Run 5K run/walk to benefit United Way – Change doesn’t happen alone. That was the rallying message shared with the crowd of 200 attendees at United Way of Martin County’s Community Leaders’ Breakfast held at Miles Grant Country Club. The theme of collaboration was underscored by spotlighting the involvement of United Way’s corporate partners and their employee volunteers as well as the nonprofit organizations that are...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Merrill Lynch Bull Run 5K is back and better than ever with a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Oct.19, 2019. This year, participants will be challenged to “Beat the Bull.” Whether they plan to walk, run, stroll or stampede, anyone who beats the bull across the finish line will get a special award!

The picturesque course features parts of scenic Stuart beginning and ending at the Merrill Lynch building at 2301 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL. Proceeds will once again provide holiday meals to...

Friday, July 26, 2019

At its July 25 annual meeting, United Way of Martin County announced the officers and directors who will serve on the 2019-2020 board. Comprised of business and community leaders, board members help further the organization’s mission through their decision-making, governance and counsel, as well as hold United Way to high levels of stewardship while fighting for a stronger Martin County.

Gene Zweben, Esq, managing partner at Zweben Law Group, will serve as chair of the board of...

Monday, July 15, 2019

United Way of Martin County recently announced the investment of nearly $2.1 million in Martin County, supporting programs and initiatives that are strengthening neighborhoods, boosting economic mobility and providing a safety net for people in need.

Made possible by generous corporate and individual donors, the investment includes $959,642 in Community Impact Grants – with funding for 53 local programs and initiatives. The investment also includes $689,783 for community agencies as...