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Community Campaign Awards

Presented by the United Way of Allen County:

Spirit of Giving

BF Goodrich Tire Manufacturing/USW Local 715; added more than $15,000 to workplace giving this campaign

Cornerstone firms

At least 65 percent employee participation in workplace campaigns: 1st Source Bank; Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana/Allen County Council on Aging; Baden Retirement Plan Services; Ferguson Advertising; GE Power Conversion; iAB Financial Bank; Lake City Bank; Leonard J. Andorfer & Co. LLP; MLK Montessori School; Seven-Up American Bottling Co.; Summit Brands & Pro Products; The Bair CPA Group; UPS

Pillar of Support

At least 50 percent employee participation: Allen County Public Library; Baden, Gage & Schroeder LLC; BF Goodrich Tire Manufacturing/USW Local 715, BKD LLP; Comcast Cablevision; Community Action of Northeast Indiana; Do it Best Corp.; Fort Wayne Convention & Visitors Bureau; Fort Wayne Metals; GM/UAW Local 2209; Hylant Group; Indiana Stamp; Irmscher; Meijer; O’Daniel Automotive Group; Old National Insurance; Summit Reinsurance Services; Swiss Re Life & Health America; Tower Bank; Visiting Nurse

Other awards

Outstanding Campaign Committee: GM/UAW Local 2209

Most Improved Campaign: ParkCenter; GAI Consultants

Outstanding Agency Partner: Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana/Allen County Council on Aging

Golden Paintbrush Award for outstanding service during the 2012 Day of Caring: Ben Schlicther of Frontier Communications; Mark Searles of Erie Insurance

Top Workplace Campaign Ambassadors: Lisa Goodman; Bruce Menshy, Raytheon; Chris Sosebee, Weigand Construction

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