Celebration of Service 2014 Was a Huge Success

Christina_DeVoreby Christina DeVore                                                                           Events Marketing Director

Tuesday, May 20, United Way of Salt Lake held its annual Celebration of Service event at the Little America Hotel. Over 680 guests attended to honor outstanding individuals and organizations with UWLS’s highest awards for their consistent commitment to our community. United Way of Salt Lake also presented its Annual Report to the Community, which you can HERE>>

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The honorees of the 2014 Celebration of Service awards are committed to working with United Way of Salt Lake to solve our communities’ toughest challenges. They engage their will, expertise, and resources to improve lives and build a stronger community for us all. These individuals and organizations multiply the impact United Way of Salt Lake has on our community. They are dedicated to working with us to fulfill our promise to change the odds so all children and families, regardless of their circumstances, have the same chance to succeed in school and life. Thanks to their efforts, we are creating lasting changes that are positively impacting lives today and for generations to come.

2014 Celebration of Service honorees are as follows:

Promise Partner of the Year: Voices for Utah Children

Volunteer of the Year: Craig Wagstaff

Corporate Partner of the Year: Workers Compensation Fund

President’s Award for Excellence: Representative Greg Hughes

Compassionate Leader of the Year: Michael Weinholtz

For those who have been watching our blog posts about the BMW finalists, you will be happy to know that we have a winner! Each finalist was given a key to try in the new BMW-the key that was able to start the car won! A big CONGRATULATIONS goes out to Blake Facer from Zions Bank on his new one-year lease on the BMW 3 Series, courtesy of BMW of Murray, and a free year of gas, courtesy of Tesoro! Thank you to BMW of Murray and Tesoro for being a part of this amazing giveaway!

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