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Eric Griggs, Lorraine Goddard, Sheri Lowrie, Susan Stockwell AndrewsThe United Way conferred its “Campaign Hero Award” on the UWindsor team Thursday. From left: Eric Griggs, chair of the central fundraising campaign cabinet; United Way CEO Lorraine Goddard; Sheri Lowrie, co-chair of the UWindsor campaign; Susan Stockwell Andrews of the award sponsor Windsor Family Credit Union.

Charity commends campus contribution to community

The United Way conferred its “Campaign Hero Award” on the UWindsor team Thursday during its “I Believe in my Community” luncheon.

Datta Pillay and Sheri Lowrie congratulate Laura McLeanCampaign co-chairs Datta Pillay and Sheri Lowrie congratulate Laura McLean, winner of an Apple iPad tablet computer in a draw for campus donors to the United Way.

Charity campaign on track to top target

The campus campaign for United Way has reached $98,839 in donations and pledges, supporters heard at a wrap event Monday.

Stephanie ParentStephanie Parent, an audio-visual technician in media and educational technologies, signals her excitement to win a free vacation day in an earlier draw for United Way supporters.

Still time to qualify for United Way prize draw

The campus campaign for United Way has topped $80,000, officials report, while waiting on a number of donors who gave last year.

“Our faculty and staff have pledged more than $71,000 so far this year, with retirees accounting for an additional $11,000,” says co-chair Sheri Lowrie. “However, there is a large group of previous supporters who have not yet sent in a donation. We are hoping to encourage them with a last big push.”

She hopes that final push will come when UWindsor employees are reminded of the incentive draw slated for the appreciation event December 4.