Personifying Charlie Wampler, Jr., founder of United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, this award is chosen by the Board of Directors and honors an individual or organization that embodies the mission of United Way: uniting the community to empower people in need.
Recipient: Emily Purdy (Posthumously)
This award honors superior annual corporate investment in United Way’s Community Impact Fund, employee campaign best practices, and employee volunteerism. Criteria considered for award are as follows:
The Skyline Society Leadership Awards recognize two corporations that demonstrate leadership at the Skyline Society level (gifts of $500 or more). Companies will be awarded for meeting one of the following criteria:
Recipients: LSC Communications and Rockingham Insurance
These awards recognize the companies or organizations for their contribution to the Community Impact Fund through:
Recipients: Blue Ridge Legal Services and BB&T Bank/BB&T Legal and MillerCoors
This award recognizes the company that has achieved the greatest increase in campaign contributions over the previous year. This includes employee gifts, corporate gifts, and special events.
Recipients: Georges Foods
This award recognizes the 2016 campaign volunteer who:
Recipient: Jeremy Harman, WHSV
This award recognizes the individual or organization that best exemplifies a collaborative approach to community development through the recognition of strengths and assets of others, identification of partnership opportunities, and formation of alliances that contribute to the greater good.
Recipient: Joyce Nussbaum, Chair, Healthy Community Council & Health and Wellness Coordinator at Valley Program for Aging Services
Loaned Executives (LEs) are talented, community-driven, and energetic people who help plan and implement local businesses’ involvement in the United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County’s annual campaign. Loaned Executives serve as account managers for the companies and organizations that partner with United Way.
Recipients: Joanna Garber, Bank of the James Shendandoah Valley, Jon Green, LSC Communications. Corrie Shifflett, Sentara RMH Medical Center