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Monday, April 29, 2019

There’s one in every workplace – the colleague who you can count on to be honest and fair, compassionate and trustworthy. United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program and the project’s sponsor, Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, believe that these unsung heroes of the workplace should be recognized and recently honored seven exceptional people with an Employee Pillar of Character Award.

During the past 16 years, CHARACTER COUNTS! has recognized dozens of high character people...

Friday, March 8, 2019

Family and friends of 23 outstanding students packed into the Wolf-High Technology Center at Indian River State College’s Chastain Campus in Stuart on Feb. 27 for the annual Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards.

Presented by United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program and sponsored by Phyllis Kordick; Carr, Riggs & Ingram, PLLC; Kramer, Sopko & Copeland, PA; and Tykes & Teens, Inc., the awards are presented annually to middle school students and high school...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

United Way of Martin County Foundation recently honored Joe and Margaret Richebourg Temple with the 2019 Frances Langford Humanitarian Award during a reception held at Sailfish Point Country Club.

The couple was honored for their ongoing philanthropic endeavors directly benefiting United Way as well as a multitude of nonprofit organizations throughout the community. Both Joe and Margaret can boast of stellar careers – he was Executive Vice President of Dow Chemical and CEO and...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Here in Martin County, we put the "treasure" in Treasure Coast. Our community possesses a bonanza of natural and financial resources. But not everyone living among us is so blessed, and there are many local charities residents trust to help those who need a hand up.

One of those charities I trust is the United Way of Martin County. United Way helps our neighbors directly, and it also helps our neighbors helping neighbors, by funding many of the excellent local non-profits that have...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

United Way of Martin County recently honored members of the Tocqueville Society during a reception at Sailfish Point. The evening was graciously underwritten for the 11th year by Wilmington Trust. The Tocqueville Society, celebrating its 29th year, includes 80 philanthropists who last year alone contributed more than $1 million to United Way of Martin County’s 2017-18 campaign.

The Tocqueville Society is one of the most prestigious giving societies recognized throughout the world....