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United Way of York County recognizes 2017 Award Winners

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June 25, 2018
United Way of York County was pleased to recognize four outstanding volunteers with awards at its Annual Meeting on Monday, June 18, 2018. United Way staff, board members and Partner Agency representatives gathered at Martin Library to celebrate the outstanding volunteers and the partnerships that help us to #LIVEUNITED as we work to build a stronger, caring community.
Below are the 2017 United Way of York County award winners:

Amy Wannemacher, Volunteer of the Year

Vice President of Tax at P.H. Glatfelter Company, Amy Wannemacher currently serves as the chair-elect to the United Way of York County Board of Directors, and recently completed service as the Search Committee Chair for United Way’s incoming executive director. Amy is a longtime volunteer on United Way’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and has also served on the Allocations Panel in 2015 and Strategic Planning Committee in 2016. We are proud to recognize Amy Wannemacher as the 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

Keith Noll, Distinguished Service Award

Senior Vice President, WellSpan Health, and President of WellSpan York Hospital, Keith Noll is responsible for the activities of the 580-bed community teaching hospital, overseeing the performance improvement and patient experience initiatives. A member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society and Immediate Past Chair for United Way’s Board of Directors, Keith served on the board since 2009, including as Board Chair in 2015-16. Keith also served as Campaign Chair in 2013. We are proud to recognize Keith Noll with the Distinguished Service Award.

Daniel Clever, Labor Partnership Award

A member of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Branch 509, Daniel Clever has a long record of community service through Boy Scouts, the Goodwill Fire Company No. 1, and East Prospect Lion’s Club. Additionally, he has organized the NALC Branch 509 efforts for the Stamp Out Hunger food drive in York County since 2008. We are proud to recognize Daniel Clever with the 2017 Labor Partnership Award.

Kathy Seilhamer, Community Build Award

Manager of External Affairs at Met-Ed FirstEnergy, Kathy Seilhamer served two full terms on United Way’s Board of Directors, including time on the Executive Committee and Human Resources Committee, and as a member of Women United since its inception in 2013. She has consistently secured sponsorship from Met-Ed FirstEnergy to support United Way’s Day of Action, and has managed a consistently successful employee campaign at Met-Ed for several years. We are proud to recognize Kathy Seilhamer with the 2017 Community Building Award.

“United Way of York County engaged more than 2,200 volunteers in 2017, each of whom supports our work to build a stronger, caring community,” said Robert Woods, United Way of York County Executive Director. “The annual awards provide an opportunity to recognize individuals who rise above and beyond to directly impact the lives of those in York County, and we are grateful to each of our award winners for the dedication, selflessness and passion they display in their work.”

About United Way of York County
For over 96 years, United Way of York County has worked in the York County community to improve people’s lives. It began as The York Welfare Federation, an organization that raised funds on behalf of 17 member agencies.  Today, as the United Way of York County, the mission of raising community funds remains the same, but the strategies have broadened in order to meet the growing and changing needs of people living in York County.
United Way has adapted over the years and now collaborates with other public and private organizations to engage the community in addressing the complex issues facing York County. By developing initiatives that get at the root causes of these issues, United Way and its partners find solutions and fund programs that improve the lives of one in three people in York County. Through gifts to the Community Fund, United Way is able to invest those dollars into 74 programs supported by 37 Partner Agencies. These programs address human services needs across three Focus Areas: Education, Health, and Financial Stability. This enables United Way to tackle the immediate and continuing needs of York County families and individuals and to create real, lasting change that matters to you and the community.
Media Contact:                           
Nicole Shaffer 
Director of Marketing and Communications
United Way of York County
Direct: (717) 771-3811   Cell: (717) 424-4113