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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Kindergarten readiness and early childhood education work for Baytown-Highlands-Chambers County, now named ABC (Academic Beginnings for Children), not only will work locally but also will engage for support and greater impact with Early Matters, a project anchored by the Greater Houston Partnership that is discussed during this 22-minute “Newsmakers” program.   http://www.click2houston.com/news/houston-newsmakers-dec-27-education-concerns-solutions
Monday, December 21, 2015
    The United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County partnered with Covestro, a leading polymer materials supplier, to make the holidays brighter for more than 650 area children in need. Workers at Covestro Industrial Park Baytown donated toys for children served by agencies coordinated through the United Way including Bay Area Turning Point, the Love Network, Baytown Resource and Assistance Center, Bay Area Homeless Services, Chambers County Welfare Committee, The Bridge Over...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
         For the fourth consecutive year, United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County has welcomed a loaned professional from ExxonMobil who is working full-time this fall in support of the United Way campaign.         Shiva Hafezi is working 40 hours per week with United Way, beginning in mid-August and continuing through late November. “Addition of a loaned professional has been an exciting development in support of fulfilling United Way’s potential for growth and success,” said...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
United Way Day of Caring drew more than 700 volunteers this year – a record number. Volunteers for United Way Day of Caring came from workplaces that include the ExxonMobil Baytown Area sites, Chevron Phillips, Covestro, ONEOK, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, Best Buy, Jacobs Field Services, Barbers Hill ISD, National Oilwell Varco, TPC Group, LWL Inc., Anahuac Lions Club, Anahuac High School Leo Club, Anahuac High School FFA, Community Christian Fellowship Church. Projects were...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
August 10, 2015 Through a variety of initiatives, contributions to United Way are improving lives and advancing the common good in the Anahuac and Winnie areas of Chambers County. Two years ago, United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County expanded its service area to include the mid-county and east-county areas of Chambers County. Regular program awards, campaign designations and special awards by United Way provide meals on wheels by Senior Citizens Project of Chambers County,...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
July 31, 2015 Guido Persiani, principal site development consultant at Bayer, and Missy Malechek, president of West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce, will serve as chair and vice chair of the 2015-2016 United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County annual campaign. The campaign cabinet will consist of Pete Alfaro, ExxonMobil retiree and former Baytown mayor, leading the Industries division; Mike Wilson, senior vice president with Texas First Bank, leading the Merchants...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
July 29, 2015 David Rupert Smith of Bayer Technology Services has been elected president of the board of directors for United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County for 2015-2016. Also elected to leadership positions on the United Way board are Brandon Crutchfield of ZXP Technologies, vice president; and Deena Smith of Community Resource Credit Union, secretary-treasurer. New United Way board members for 2015-2016 include Daryl Fontenot of Merrill Lynch, Stephanie Gage of Barbers...
Friday, July 24, 2015
July 23, 2015 With the announcement by David Mohlman that he will leave the United Way executive director position around the end of 2015, the board of directors of United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County is implementing a search process over the next five months to fill the position. Mohlman, who started with United Way in the executive director position in January 2001, notified the full board of his intention at the board’s July 21 meeting after informing the board...

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