United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 11:30am – 1:00pm, at the Oakwood Country Club. The meeting will feature lunch, special presentations, the nomination and election of Directors and Officers, 2018-2019 campaign totals and the announcement of the 2019 - 2020 Campaign Chairs. The cost to attend is $35 per person or $300 for a table for 8. Joey and Lezlie Meibergen served as 2018-19 chairs for the campaign. Highlights of the United Way’s “Live United” Campaign came in the form of several pledges, contributions and gifts of stock being donated.
“Golf Tournament, The Pillar’s Club Dinner, the Public Campaign 5k Foam Fun Run and Chili Cook-off events were once again huge successes, raising funds to help support our United Way Agencies. Thank you to everyone who donated their time, energy or money in any way, large or small, or gave words of encouragement. We are truly blessed to have been a part of this campaign and the United Way organization.” the Meibergens stated. Several individuals will receive special recognition during the event including: Tocqueville Society Leadership Awards, Certificates of Recognition and Achievements, and the 2019 recipient of the Dick Lambertz Memorial Award.
Funds raised through the United Way of Enid & Northwest Oklahoma’s campaign go to support 15 nonprofit member agencies: Booker T. Washington Community Center, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Cimarron Council – Boy Scouts of America, American Red Cross serving NW Oklahoma, Community Development Support Association, Denny Price YMCA, Human Services Alliance of Greater Enid, Garfield County Child Advocacy Council, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, Loaves and Fishes, RSVP of Enid and North Central Oklahoma, Thayne A.
Hedges Regional Speech & Hearing Center, The Salvation Army, Youth & Family Services North Central Oklahoma and YWCA of Enid. Funds also support mentoring in Elementary and Middle schools in Enid, research to identify human service needs throughout Enid & NW Oklahoma communities and we direct resources to accountable health and human services agencies to meet those needs by improving health, safety, education and economic well-being of our most vulnerable citizens.