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2012 Waterball Challenge PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:47

The Terre Haute Firefighters Water-Ball Challenge will take place on July 21, 2012 as part of the 2012 BBQ Fest Challenge. Registration starts at 9:00am at 9th and Cherry. Games start at 11:00am. Entry Fee is $50 and there are two divisions: Firefighters division and Non-Firefighters division. The challenge will be in round robin style. Tournament prizes will be awarded to first place and second place teams In each division. Contact Glen Hall for registration and rules at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 812-691-1338.


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Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:56
Action becomes heavy, hot work for many volunteers in annual United Way event PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 June 2012 12:49

From the Tribune Star - TERRE HAUTE — About 350 volunteers worked at 29 Wabash Valley locations as part of the United Way's Day of Action on Friday.

"This was the largest turnout of volunteers we have had in a number of years and the most projects we have had in a number of years," said Troy Fears, executive director of the United Way of the Wabash Valley. "It is a great way for volunteers to give back to the community," he said.

Jodi A. Moan, executive director of Happiness Bag Inc., located near the Vigo County Fairgrounds, used volunteers to clean out the agency's big double-door garage, called the "barn on the mountain."

United Way launches 2012 Reading Buddies program PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 April 2012 18:18

From the Tribune Star - TERRE HAUTE — United Way of the Wabash Valley in Terre Haute is collecting new or gently used stuffed animals from individuals, local businesses, groups and churches. The animals will be given to area first graders as part of a new program called Reading Buddies. 

In May, first-graders at local elementary schools will receive a stuffed animal — a Reading Buddy — to read to during guided reading in the classroom and free time. At the end of the school year, the students will take their Buddies home with them to encourage further reading at home with their families.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 April 2012 18:19
Influence puts these women in a class by themselves PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 March 2012 12:55

From the Tribune Star - TERRE HAUTE — Eight women who have made positive differences in the lives of their communities will be honored next month through a new program presented by United Way of the Wabash Valley.

The inaugural Wabash Valley Women of Influence will recognize those eight women (see list below) during a breakfast event April 19 in O'Shaughnessy Hall at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. An audience of 500 is anticipated.

Giants’ Steve Weatherford lends name to United Way event PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 20:09

From the Tribune Star - TERRE HAUTE — Wabash Valley children will have an opportunity to "Rush the Punter" — in this case, Super Bowl champion Steve Weatherford — at a kids fun-run fundraising event April 28 in Fairbanks Park.

Representatives of United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Vigo County School Corp. kicked off promotion of the event during an announcement Tuesday.


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