Live Oak —
United Way of Suwannee Valley will celebrate its 2013-14 annual meeting and awards banquet on Thursday, April 3, at Florida Gateway College Howard Conference Center. The event will begin with a social time from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the meeting will be conducted from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
All individual contributors as well as organizational contributors are invited to attend this annual membership meeting. Call the United Way office at 752-5604 x 102 by March 28 to make reservations at $25 per person. Tables may be reserved for groups of eight.
The event will include the recognition of outstanding community volunteers and local company giving campaigns as well as the election of the 2014-15 Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The luau themed meal selected includes Hawaiian pork tenderloin, seasonal rice dish, sautéed corn with sweet red peppers, Hawaiian sweet rolls and butter, garden salad tossed with a vinaigrette dressing, ranger cookies, key lime cheesecake bites, banana cupcakes, chocolate truffle brownies, sweet and unsweetened tea, coffee, water and tropical fruit punch.
An annual highlight of the event is the recognition of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award recipient selected by United Way of Suwannee Valley. The Presidential Volunteer Service Award is the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens through presidential recognition to live a life of service.
United Way of Suwannee Valley is a community impact and fundraising organization which, utilizing volunteers on all levels, advances the common good by identifying unmet community needs and seeking to alleviate those needs through United Way of Suwannee Valley initiatives and the funding of affiliated health and human service agencies.