18 Member Cabinet to raise $6,165,000
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County announced the cabinet members for the 2011 United Way/Community Health Charities of Nebraska Campaign. Under the leadership of Campaign Chair, Jim Cada, Cada Law, the cabinet, for the first time, has set not only a fundraising goal of $6,165,000 but also a community volunteer goal. “We need to raise dollars,” Cada said, “but human resources are just as important to the future of our community. There is such a need in Lincoln and we have the capacity to do both.”
Campaign cabinet members include: Campaign Chair, Jim Cada, Cada Law; Campaign Vice Chair, Barry Gates, US Bank; Curt Rohn, Union Bank & Trust Company; Sam Seever, Community Volunteer; T.J. Casady, Union Bank & Trust Company; Dan Mechtenberg, Black Hills Energy; Lee Stuart, NBC Bancshares, LLC; Frank Eman, BNSF Railway and Lincoln Central Labor Union; Dan Granatowicz, Veyance Technologies, Inc.; Nick Cusick, IMSCORP; Eric Dinger, Thought District; Carol Ernst, Eastmont Towers Community; John Gessert, First National Bank; Christine Jackson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; J. Scott Nelson, UNICO Group, Inc.; Ken VanCleave, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp; Wayne Svoboda, Volunteer Partners; and Sheila Odom, Zing!Town.
United Way has set a fundraising goal of $6,165,000 and is committed to recruiting 3,348 readers, tutors and mentors for the community.