United Way of North Central Florida

Small Business Spotlight
Small businesses play a critical role in maintaining a thriving local economy. They are no less important to the success of United Way, as we endeavor to improve lives through our work in education, income, and health. Our Small Business Partners are an important, growing family of donors, who are vital to helping us meet the needs of the community. 

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Spend the Day with John Spence is this Friday, April 24!
John Spence has given custom training workshops for over 300 companies including Microsoft, IBM, GE, and Merrill Lynch. He is a renowned business advisor known for his ability to present critical business ideas in a focused and results-driven manner. 

There is still time to buy tickets before Friday, April 24. Purchase your tickets here. 100% of the proceeds are going to the United Way Community Investment Fund!

We would like to thank our event sponsors for making this event possible: Best Western Gateway Grand, Florida Food Service, Gainesville Regional Airport and

Jump, Crawl, Climb... LEAD!
We had a great time at our YLS Edge Leadership Workshop learning about teamwork through a leadership obstacle course. We would like to thank Gainesville Health & Fitness, our event sponsor, and Andy Farina for making this possible. You can view the rest of the photos from the event on Facebook.

ReadingPals Monster Bookmarks 
This adorable Monster Origami Bookmark was made with a crafting kit provided to ReadingPals volunteers as a special thank you activity. After the craft, the children took home all the contents of the pack including markers, crayons, scissors and glue. Thanks to Publix for donating the school supplies! Click here for more photos!

A Night of Thanks
Don't forget to RSVP for A Night of Thanks, United Way's Leadership Reception. Event attendees will gain exclusive access to A T. Rex Named Sue! Thank you to our event sponsors: BBI Construction, Florida Food Service and North Florida Regional Medical Center.
Thank you to all of our Small Business Partners!

Aflac (Harvey Dwayne Jones)

Ambiance Salon (Heidi Reichardt)

Landmark Mortgage Planners

N2 Publications

Pro-Care Janitorial Services

If you are interested in becoming a United Way Small Business Partner, please contact Chris Wells at cwells@unitedwayncfl.org or 352-333-0856.

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