Local United Way launches drive today
Today marks the kickoff of the annual fund-raising campaign for the United Way of Hill County. This year, the organization hopes to raise $123,375 - about $3,000 less than last year's goal.
Representatives from the 19 agencies funded by United Way and the organization's 15 board members began the campaign at a luncheon today at the District IV Human Resources Development Council building.
"During the luncheon, each board member will be assigned to an agency," said United Way assistant director Dottie Rice. "The board member works hand in hand with the agency to ensure that our packages are...