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United Way Night set at Homecoming game

September 28, 2011

    United Way Football Night will be observed this Friday at the Bellmont-New Haven football game at Bob Worthman Stadium. The contest will start at 7 p.m.
    Fans are asked by the staff of the United Way of Adams County to bring nonperishable foods for collection by the UWAC and distribution to local food banks.
    "Live United — Go Braves" bracelets will be available at the entry gate for $1 each.
    A monetary collection for the current United Way fund drive will be takenat the end of the first quarter.
    Jim Compton, UWAC executive director, said in making the announcement, "There is still a great need for donations to our food banks, as there are many of our neighbors in need of help. I hope the community will be responsive to the needs of so many this Friday."
    The UWAC campaign has a goal of raising $222,012 this year to help 32 area agencies that provide 43 programs which support a large number of people.

Wine tasting, etc.
    The third annual wine-tasting event, silent auction, and piano music to benefit the United Way will be held this Saturday in the Mirage Banquet Hall (former Rage roller rink), 1640 Winchester St., from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    Tickets are $25 each and are available from United Way board members.
    For tickets, call the United Way office, 728-2056, or go to: www.unitedwayofadamscounty.com.

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