United Way recognizes supporters at 2016 Appreciation Luncheon

El Paso, TX (April 4, 2016) - United Way of El Paso County (UWEPC) will host an event in honor of its donors, volunteers and agencies who have contributed to creating lasting change in the lives of El Paso families. The event, which is hosted by KFOX 14 news anchor Erika Castillo, takes place Wednesday, April 6, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

During the celebration an array of awards will be given to local employee groups in recognition of their giving achievements. It also presents awards that reward organizations and individuals whose partnerships, volunteerism and advocacy are exceptional. Many of El Paso’s prominent companies, agencies, institutions and individuals such as El Paso Electric, Western Refining and the University of Texas at El Paso, to name a few, will be acknowledged. This year more than 100 employee groups will be recognized. 

 

Among the most notable award is the Alicia R. Chacon, which recognizes extraordinary commitment by a community partner to make the UWEPC a great success.

 

ATTENDEES        

 

Erika Castillo, KFOX-14 anchor

Dee & Adair Margo, Community Leaders

Mitzi Shannon, Attorney at Kemp Smith Law

Deborah Zuloaga, President & CEO of United Way of El Paso County

 

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY

 

Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Wednesday, April 6, 2015

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

1600 Airway Blvd.

 

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About The United Way of El Paso County

The United Way of El Paso County is an independent, locally governed and community-supported nonprofit agency that is focused on identifying and making a measurable change in three areas--Education, Basic Needs, and Income--through funding, advocacy, creating collaborative partnerships, and developing volunteer resources. The organization, which has been in El Paso for 90 years, focuses on creating long-term, lasting change to make El Paso a better community for everyone. United Way also serves as the manager/fiscal agent for the city, county, state and federal employee campaigns.