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2019 UNITE Awards Dinner honors service to the community

March 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Fourteen local organizations were awarded direct grants Thursday night, March 28, during the annual UNITE fundraising dinner at New Albany First United Methodist Church. UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), an affiliate of CREATE Foundation of Tupelo, was founded in 2002, and this was the 17th [More]

Zack Stewart named 5th Volunteer of the Year at annual UNITE dinner

March 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 125 people were present Thursday evening, March 22, for the annual UNITE grant and fundraising dinner at the First United Methodist Church in New Albany. UNITE is the acronym for “Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel.” Grants were given Thursday night to 14 local organizations and, for the [More]

UNITE awards grants, names Volunteer of the Year

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Betty Duvall King was named UNITE Volunteer of the Year Thursday night, March 23rd, at the organization’s annual dinner meeting at First United Methodist Church in New Albany. For King it was the most recent of many rewards garnered during a distinguished career as a music educator and civic volunteer, both in [More]

UNITE Grant Awards to be Presented March 23

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel), New Albany and Union County’s community foundation, will award more than $20,000 to 13 organizations at the annual grant presentation and fundraising dinner on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church CLC. There is no cost to attend the [More]

UNITE awards grants, honors Volunteer of the Year: UPDATED

April 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

UNITE,  the Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel held its annual dinner Thursday evening, March 31st, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in New Albany. UNITE is a local philanthropic organization, an affiliate of the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo. Joyce Sumners, this year’s UNITE Volunteer of the Year, is shown [More]

UNITE announces 2015 grants and honors volunteers

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sixteen Union County organizations received grants totaling more than $20,000 at the annual UNITE awards dinner Thursday night, April 23rd. UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel) was established in 2002. The foundation’s purpose is “to improve the quality of life for individuals in Union [More]