Steve Finzel Announced as 2018-19 Campaign Chair

United Way Announces 2018-19 Community Campaign Chair If you have been around McHenry County for a while you have probably heard of the Finzel family. Gracious, giving and community-minded are only a few words to describe them! I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Steve Finzel, president of Golden Eagle Community Bank, since I … Continued

Heather Arnold Selected For United Way Worldwide LEAD Program

United Way of Greater McHenry County Marketing Manager, Heather Arnold, has been selected as one of 47 participants in United Way Worldwide’s Leaders Engaged in Accelerated Development (LEAD) Program. LEAD is a competitive, year-long program designed to identify United Way employees with the highest performance and potential to achieve excellence for their organization, its mission … Continued

United Way Celebrates Campaign Success & Awards Donors

United Way of Greater McHenry County (UWGMC) announced their campaign results at their annual campaign celebration with 260 guests in attendance on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Starline Factory in Harvard. Campaign Chair and community member Jeff DeHaan kicked off the evening announcing that this year’s efforts resulted in raising $1.436 million. “I want to acknowledge … Continued

2018 Annual Campaign Celebration Tickets Available Now

Join us for an evening of networking and socializing with fellow community leaders and supporters, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, music and an exciting awards ceremony! We can’t wait to celebrate our donors, volunteers and community partners as we reveal the results of our #GiveWhereYouLive campaign! Purchase Tickets Online Here Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:30pm … Continued

United Way Launching Day of Caring Projects in February

WRITTEN BY HEATHER ARNOLD Originally published in the Northwest Herald on February 5, 2018   Last week my husband and I had a rare moment to have lunch together after we spent the morning volunteering at the People In Need Forum at McHenry County College. As a member of the steering committee, I had enlisted … Continued

Make an Investment in McHenry County

BY HEATHER ARNOLD As originally published in the Northwest Herald on November 26, 2017. This time of year, especially November, gives me all the feels. I love the drop in temperatures, the frothy fall-inspired lattes from the coffee shops, the smell of burning leaves in the air and, of course, the comforting foods that greet … Continued