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UWAC exceeds 2015 goal

Officials with the United Way of Anderson County announced Thursday that contributions to their annual fundraising campaign increased by approximately $200,000 in 2015. The announcement is significant as donations had been down for several years. During the United Way’s annual meeting in Oak Ridge Thursday morning, Executive Director Naomi Asher told the crowd that the campaign had raised some $1.066 million to be distributed among its 35 member agencies.

During Thursday’s event, outgoing campaign co-chairs Gene Patterson and Jim Dodson were recognized and the new co-chairs, William “Bear” Stephenson and Carroll Welch were introduced to the crowd.

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