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Diane Baker named new Executive Director

Posten on April 10, 2014 By Chris Grev

Diane Baker, UWMC Executive DirectorThe United Way of Mower County is excited to announce Diane B. Baker as its new Executive Director.  Diane will fill the vacancy created by Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt’s departure in January.

“We are very pleased to make this appointment.” said Paul Kuehneman, United Way of Mower County Board President.  “After a careful and thorough search we are excited to have Diane as our next Executive Director.  Diane’s work experience, extensive community involvement and enthusiasm is what we need in moving the United Way’s Agenda for Change and the Mower County community forward.”

Diane’s first day will be April 21st.

United Way Announces Agenda for Change

Posten on September 12, 2013 By Chris Grev

After much research and planning, the United Way of Mower County has completed their strategic plan called Agenda for Change.  Learn how the United Way is moving people forward and changing lives for the better.  A new campaign season has started and we are your partner to drive measurable, lasting impact.

Women’s Leadership Initiative

Posten on May 14, 2013 By Chris Grev

The Women’s Leadership Initiative presents 2nd Annual Power of the Palate:

2nd Annual Power of the Palate

Tickets are $30 each and are available at United Way of Mower County.  Call today to reserve your tickets 437-2313

This is a fun casual event with wonderful food items from area chefs, a signature drink created just for this event, a silent auction with wonderful items perfect for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day as well as some fantastic jazz music by Nathan Wradislavsky Combo.

100% of the proceeds from Power of the Palate, including ticket sales, go to the WLI focus of ensuring children’s basic needs in Mower           County.

You don’t have to be a member of WLI to attend.  It’s open to everyone.  Bring your spouce, girlfriends, mom or sister.  You won’t be disappointed.

Preschool Scholarships and The Rainbow Route

Posten on January 28, 2013 By Chris Grev

PRESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPSThere is still an opportunity to apply for the United Way Preschool Scholarship Program.  To see if you qualify click here.


The RAINBOW ROUTE is full for the 2013-14 school year. We are no longer taking applications.