United Way’s Carrie Holtz Recognized As Best Under 40

McHenry County’s Best Under 40 class of 2016 was celebrated Thursday night at a dinner at the Crystal Lake Country Club. Every year, the Northwest Herald seeks nominations for local professionals younger than age 40 who have made significant contributions to McHenry County professionally and through their work in the community. A panel of past … Continued

Arnold: Community’s generosity still needed 50 years later

  As published in the Northwest Herald on October 7, 2016 When I was interviewing at United Way of Greater McHenry County back in the spring, I called both of my parents to drill them on what they knew about United Way. Although I had been doing some of my own research, I figured they … Continued

United We Dine at Georgio’s Pizzeria & Pub

Be a Piece of the Pie! Join us at Georgio’s Pizzeria & Pub on Monday, October 24th from 4:000pm-9:00pm and enjoy a great night of food and fun to help raise money for United Way of Greater McHenry County! Georgio’s Pizza will donate 15% of its dine-in sales and 10% of its carry out sales … Continued

Help Your Community, Support United Way

The bad news is, the state of Illinois is so fiscally messed up that it fails to pay the nonprofit agencies that provide vital services to our most at-risk residents in a timely manner if it pays at all. The good news is, the kind residents of McHenry County can step up and do their … Continued

United Way to kick off 2016 fundraising campaign

CRYSTAL LAKE – United Way of Greater McHenry County will kick off its 2016 fundraising campaign with a breakfast Sept. 21 at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. United Way board members, along local business leaders and community members, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the nonprofit’s service in McHenry County, according to a news … Continued

United Way honors County Businesses

A strong, local business community is vital to any area’s well-being. Not only do local businesses provide jobs, which mean income for local families and tax dollars for local schools, municipalities, etc., but many local businesses give back in other ways, as well. The United Way of McHenry County on Tuesday night recognized many of … Continued

United Way of Greater McHenry County Hires New Marketing Manager

Heather Arnold has joined the United Way of Greater McHenry County as its new marketing manager, United Way announced Monday in a news release. Arnold will be responsible for continuing to increase awareness of United Way of Greater McHenry County’s mission to enhance the quality of life of community members in need by facilitating access … Continued

Brake Parts Inc. donates to United Way

McHENRY – Employees at Brake Parts in McHenry recently raised more than $175,000 to support the United Way of Greater McHenry County during the company’s annual fourth-quarter fundraising campaign. The total exceeded the company’s fundraising total from last year, President and CEO David Overbeeke said in a news release. Brakes Parts also matched employees’ donations … Continued