Merchants Wins Live United 2016 Volunteer Award

April 12, 2016

nullCongratulations to Merchants Bonding Company for winning the Live United 2016 Volunteer Award! The United Way of Central Iowa announced the winners during its 100th Anniversary recognition luncheon on April 12, 2016, honoring 32 company and individual nominees. The Live United Awards are given to companies who dedicate time and talent to an organization in the community to address United Way of Central Iowa’s priority areas of Education, Income and Health. 

The Volunteer Award (for companies under 200 employees) goes to the nominee that best demonstrates the following: Participation in year-round activities to recruit volunteers; United Way events such as Days of Action; activities that promote education, income and wealth like organizing food/donation drives; health walk/runs; and home repair/building. Companies must also demonstrate leadership in volunteering, serving on boards and committees and organization-wide volunteer recognition programs.

We are very proud of the Community Outreach Council and all of our Merchants associates who donate their money, time and talents!  

Pictured at right clockwise from left to right: Cover of the United Way 2016 100th anniversary report; Larry Taylor receives LIVE UNITED VOLUNTEER AWARD from United Way Representative; Pat Dix (former broadcaster -Master of Ceremonies; Merchants Associates with United Way WorldwIde CEO Brian Gallagher and United Way of Central Iowa President Mary Sellers