United Method Celebrates Group Throughout Annual Breakfast

March 10, 2023

Jessica Mathews / [email protected]

The Livingston County United Method’s Annual Spirit of the Group Breakfast has been deemed a hit.

Just below 2 hundred individuals gathered at Crystal Gardens on Wednesday morning to rejoice the work of the native United Method and “its dedication to creating the neighborhood an important place for everybody to develop up, increase a household and retire”.

Jeff Blagg, Pastor at SonRise Church and present United Method Board President, kicked off the annual assembly by recognizing outgoing board members, Carole Damon and Brian Jonckheere, for his or her years of service and dedication. He additionally welcomed newly elected board members. Carol Griffith, Co-owner of Griffith Realty; Frank Mancuso, Lawyer and companion at Mancuso & Cameron, P.C.; Jenny Nash, Livingston County Treasurer; Joseph Ptolemy, software program developer with X by 2; Karen Rex, Grasp Gardener and Beekeeper; and Bob Musch, Retiree from Dow Corning and Group Volunteer.

Rena Pomaville of Tsunagari Companies, Inc. and Nicole Mandziuk, Growth and Advertising and marketing Director at United Method, shared the success of United Method’s Group Occasions: Day of Caring, Tour de Livingston and Matching Cash Monday. In addition they acknowledged Office Marketing campaign Successes.

Pinckney Group Colleges Superintendent Rick Todd thanked each Ore Creek Craft Cidery & Faucet Room and Uptown Espresso for holding the primary “round-up on the register” marketing campaign, which allowed clients so as to add some change to their invoice to assist United Method. As he shared how the donated {dollars} make a distinction in native hometowns, the County’s native college mascots interrupted his speech to fireplace up the viewers.

A press launch states “Although the essential communication about tackling starvation, serving to older adults age in place, guaranteeing persons are safely housed and addressing psychological well being had been emphasised, the mascots actually introduced dwelling the optimistic IMPACT we will have after we work collectively to assist our neighborhood. Wonderful issues occur after we stand UNITED”.

United Method Government Director Anne Rennie offered the 2022 Volunteer of the 12 months awards.

Mariana Rossi, an trade scholar from Brazil, obtained the Younger Individual of Distinction Award. The Fowlerville Excessive College Work together Membership obtained the Youth Group of the 12 months Award. Hayley Trombley with Livingston County Catholic Charities obtained the Charles W. Itsell Volunteer of the 12 months Award whereas Group Volunteer Carole Damon obtained the Donald Epley Lifetime Service Award. Michigan Rod Merchandise obtained the Randy Rudisill Enterprise of the 12 months Award.

Blagg launched the incoming Board president, Katie Pikkarainen, with Katie Pikkarainen State Farm Insurance coverage, who thanked the employees, members and neighborhood.

Additionally acknowledged had been two precious neighborhood leaders who’re retiring this yr – Mary Nye, who served because the United Method’s Finance Director for 34 years; and Mark Robinson, who has served as Government Director at Livingston County Catholic Charities for the final 22 years.

This system ended with three calls to motion. Companies had been inspired to host round-up and worker campaigns, whereas members and neighborhood members had been inspired to be part of the Group Funding course of, which determines how donated {dollars} are invested. These displays are held on the finish of April.

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