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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...
Friday, June 12, 2015
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County is pleased to announce that Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar will be the guest speaker at the 2015-2016 Campaign Kick Off on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  Dr. Dunbar is the M.D. Anderson Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, serving as the Director the "UH STEM Center" (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Director of the Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program and SICSA Space Architecture Programs. Dr. Dunbar holds...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
  The 2015 United Way Day of Caring is set for Friday & Saturday, October 9 & 10, 2015.  Is your organization interested in participating?  Volunteer teams can range in size from five people to several hundred. In cases where teams have many volunteers, we strongly recommend they register multiple teams, since many projects cannot accommodate more than 15 volunteers at one time. This will ensure better project placement and a more satisfactory experience for team members. Multiple teams...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  Did you know that the closest intact family shelter is in downtown Houston? That means that in the Baytown, Highlands and Chambers County areas if you and your family are homeless you cannot find a shelter closer than downtown Houston to host your family without being split by gender. Imagine a homeless single mom with two children; a daughter age 8 and a son age 12, this family when arriving at Bay Area Homeless Services is split up by gender. Mom and sister go to the female...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Familywize is excited to announce an additional benefits our community through their partnership with Target.  In the state of Texas, Target will give a $10 Gift Card for every new or transferred prescription using the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card. This will help you take the medicine you need, while allowing you to use the $10 Gift card on clothes and other necessities. When considering over 50% of medications are under $20 with FamilyWize, this added benefit can help the community...
Monday, April 6, 2015
 Parent College 101: Take Command of Your Future! Lee College is excited to invite parents and families of 7th thru 12th graders to the college campus for the 2015 Spring Parent College 101.  Parents and families will enjoy a light breakfast and learn how they can help their children get college and career ready for the great college and employment opportunities available in our region. ...  
Monday, April 6, 2015
  Preparing children today for a bright tomorrow is the idea behind evening workshops on April 14 and 16 for parents of pre-school children. Planned by volunteers with United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County, the workshops are scheduled in observance of Week of the Young Child, April 12-18.   Free to participants, the workshops will feature demonstration by skilled and experienced presenters of age-appropriate learning activities involving numbers, letters, colors, sequencing...

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