E-T Staff Report

The Erath County United Way Board will hold its monthly board meeting at one of the recipient agencies during the 2008 Campaign. The ECUW Board is a hard working group of concerned citizens who are committed to spending your hard-earned money efficiently on direct services to needed residents in our community.

The goal for the 2008 Campaign is $250,000 and the Co-Campaign Chairs, Ron Mullins and Amy Troutman, have implemented an “Inaugural 2008 Leadership Individual Gifting” of $500 or more from individuals in our county. As of today, gifts from the following $500 donors and smaller donations totaling more than $21,000.

Those on the list include: Joe Ayers, James and Kim Bachus, Todd and Marty Bramlett, Donnie and Pat Bramlett, Keith and Sonja Brown, Jim and Betsy Chambers, Bill and Dottie Corbin, Greg and Marcy Derrick, Thomas and Amy Dougherty, Perry and Meldeene Elliott, Bob and Deanna Glasgow, Kurt and Paula Glaspy, Hal and Sandy Graham, Janette Goodman, Ronnie and Darleen Hearne, Randy and Debbie Hines, Kenneth and Dereece Howell, Dr. Greg and DeAnn Hubbard, Stephen and Beth Jones, Robert and Amber Lemons, Christopher Leu and Dr. Melissa Garretson, John and Cynthia Moore, Ron and Marianne Mullins, Scott and Heather Osman, Bill and Margaret Parham, Cliff and Vickie Pettit, Lonn and Misti Reisman, Gary and Jo Nell Richardson, Jim and Lisa Scroggins, Juder and Rochelle Stidham, Gary and Jana Sult, Dr. Frank and Kathy Terrell, John and Mary Jean Terrill, Joe and Shelley Thompson, Jim Virgin and James and Karla Young.

For more information on gifting you may contact Ron Mullins at 254-918-6237, Amy Troutman at 254-965-3168 or the ECUW office 254-965-4429.

The next Board Fundraiser will be the 9th Annual Golf Tournament, Sept. 22, at the Legends Country Club. You don’t have to be a golfer to participate; sponsorships at $500, $300 and $100 are available with advertisement for your business. For more information on entries or sponsorships please contact tournament chairs: Jay Kidwell at 254-965-3151 or Cindy Shaw at 254-968-2135 ex 2621.

The Erath County United Way 2008 Campaign runs from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31 and every contribution counts. Donations can be made to:

ECUW, P.O. Box l352, Stephenville, TX 76401 or by calling the office at 254-965-4429. For more information, visit the Web site at ecuw@our-town.com.