United Way Recognizes Leadership Givers

January 27th, 2014

119Fulton, NY: The United Way of Greater Oswego County recognized its many leadership givers during a special reception in their honor at Under the Moon in Fulton. The event was attended by more than 60 Leadership Givers, those who pledge $500 or more annually.

?We truly appreciate our Leadership Givers,? said Melanie Trexler, executive director of the United Way. ?From our corporate sponsors to our small business owners and our individual leaders, their exceptional level of giving and their care and concern for our community is inspirational. The generosity of our Leadership Givers plays an important role in the success of our Annual Campaign as it set the pace and gets the campaign off to a strong start.?

Community Bank, N.A., one of United Way?s newest supporters, sponsored the event. Community Bank, N.A., operates more than 185 branch offices across Upstate and Central New York, including those in Fulton and Oswego, as well as throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. ?We are happy to have been able to partner with United Way of Greater Oswego County on this event and are proud to count ourselves among the many area businesses and organizations that lend their support to such a worthy cause as United Way,? said Mark Tryniski, President and CEO Community Bank, N.A.

The United Way?s Annual Campaign serves as the organizations primary fundraiser as the campaign looks to raise money in support of the many human services programs that the United Way and its member agencies provide for those who live in Oswego County. For more about the mission of the United Way and the 2014 campaign contact your United Way office at 315-593-1900 or visit their website at oswegounitedway.org.

Cut line for photo: Executive Director of United Way of Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler (l), welcomes Fulton Branch Manager for Community Bank, N.A., Tina Stephens (c) and Branch Assistant, Sue Kasperek (r) to United Way?s Leadership Givers Reception. Sponsored by Community Bank, N.A, and hosted by Under the Moon in Fulton, the event honors those businesses, organizations and individuals that pledge more than $500 to the United Way?s Annual Campaign.