Tag archive for ‘United Way’
By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Cindy Lavender-Bowe steps down from United Way of the GBV

After three years at the helm of the United Way of Greenbrier Valley, executive director Cindy Lavender-Bowe is stepping down effective Oct. 30. Lavender-Bowe will be leaving her position to focus on her family More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The Hub now open weekdays from 3-8 p.m.

What are students doing after school? What are they doing while their parents finish work? Where are they making friends and exploring new ideas and opportunities? How are they getting home? The Hub, Greenbrier More...

Adam DeGraff will play a concert benefiting the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley on Thursday, July 30.
By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Our Community Works to Fight Hunger

Rock Fiddler on the ROOF! By Cindy Lavender-Bowe Executive Director, United Way of the Greenbrier Valley With over 2 million views on YouTube and having played concerts in major cities across the country and around More...

Cindy Lavender-Bowe of United Way of the Greenbrier Valley speaks about the partnership between United Way and Greenbrier County Schools, United for Literacy, during a luncheon at The Hub in Lewisburg. The lunch was catered by Fruits of Labor in Rainelle, a company that employs many underserved people in Greenbrier County.
By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

United Way and Greenbrier County Schools partner to promote literacy

United Way and Greenbrier County Schools partner to promote literacy By Sarah Mansheim United Way of the Greenbrier Valley has partnered with Greenbrier County Schools to promote literacy. The partnership, called More...

Power of the Purse campaign coordinators present checks to local projects: Front Row: Lara Nunley, Lewisburg Methodist/Snacks in Packs (left); Sarah Ream Staunton, Power of the Purse; and Mike Dotson, EGMS soccer parent. (Not pictured: Molly McMillion, Greenbrier Valley Nursing Mothers) Back Row: Deva Wagner, POP campaign co-chair (left); Cindy Lavender-Bowe, United Way of Greenbrier Valley; Mary Baldwin, POP campaign co-chair; Monica Maxwell, Harmony Ridge Gallery; Shannon Rausenberger, POP campaign co-chair; and Katie Eads, POP campaign co-chair.
By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

One woman’s ‘small purse’ creates ‘big impact’

On Mar. 18, over 50 women gathered at Harmony Ridge Gallery in support of our community at the 2nd Annual United Way of Greenbrier Valley’s Power of the Purse. Thanks to the generosity of women in our community, More...

By admin On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Greenbrier Artists Show & Sale slated during Chocolate Festival

The Greenbrier Artists group is planning a special sale and show in the Greenbrier Valley Theater in conjunction with the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival. The two-day sale will run Friday afternoon from 1-7:30 p.m. More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

2015 Lewisburg Chocolate Festival Tasting Locations

The Chocolate Festival Tasting Extravaganza is boasting a phenomenal line-up of creative chocolate treats! This year’s 9th Annual Chocolate Festival takes place on Saturday, Apr. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Schedule for 2015 Chocolate Festival Chocolate Tasting Extravaganza

Lewisburg Shops Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Price: $5 per tasting ticket packet (5 tickets)* *It is highly recommended that you purchase your tasting tickets in advance, as there are a limited number of tickets available! Order More...

Deva Wagner, Cindy Lavender-Bowe, Shannon Rausenberger, Mary Baldwin and Katie Eades spearheaded The Power of the Purse event to raise funds for mothers and children in the Greenbrier Valley.
By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2015

Women gather to raise funds for those in need

Women gather to raise funds for those in need By Sarah Mansheim On Wednesday night, 65 women gathered together to demonstrate the power of small-scale philanthropic giving at the second annual Power of the Purse More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2015

Applications for EFSP funding due March 25

Greenbrier County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Greenbrier More...