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What's the compelling state interest for not issuing licenses to same-sex couples, and why do you think it's necessary to achieve that interest?
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United Way sets $1.25 million goal

United Way sets $1.25 million goal

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The campaign kicked off Thursday morning at Upper Moorman Park

The United Way of Adams County has set a goal of $1.25 million for 78th Annual Campaign Kickoff

The campaign kicked off Thursday morning at Upper Moorman Park.

United Way Campaign Chairman, Chris Niemann, EVP/CFO of Niemann Foods, Inc., discussed the community impact felt in the areas of education, income, and health as a result of United Way efforts and investments. 

“United Way is investing in programs and initiatives that advance education, health and financial stability in our community. We believe that education, income, and health are the building blocks for a good quality life,” Niemann said. “We are dedicated to investing in programs that help individuals and families stabilize these building blocks in their own lives because we all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy.” 

“The campaign team spent the past three months strategizing in setting a financial goal for the campaign,” said Niemann.  “We set this goal by talking with people at workplaces who know the needs and available resources of our community and analyzed changing aspects of the campaign before setting division goals.” 

Campaign Vice Chairman Mark Hayes, President of Bank of Quincy, introduced the team of 12 Loaned Executives designated by their companies to share the United Way message and recruit people for the Live United movement at employee meetings during the campaign. 

In addition to announcing the campaign goal and recognizing volunteers, Niemann showcased the first Born Learning Trail in Adams County. The Born Learning Trail in Moorman Park was installed by United Way volunteers on Monday July 28, and is designed to promote early childhood education in Adams County. The Born Learning Trail encourages parents/caregivers to engage in conversation, instructions, language development and comprehension building activities with pre-kindergarten aged children.

 Niemann closed the announcement by stating, “We all come from different backgrounds and have different responsibilities, but we share a passion for improving the lives of everyone in our community.  We will reach our goals by working together – by working with dozens of other agencies, hundreds of companies and thousands of citizens all across Adams County because great things happen when we live united.” 

The United Way Restaurant Days kicks off on August 1 at Mark Twain Casino will continue until August 31.  During the months of September and October United Way will be making periodic reports to the community on progress and various activities taking place in local companies and organizations.


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