2011-2012 Honorary Campaign Chairs Announced - July 28, 2011

United Way of Sandusky County Selects 2011-2012 Campaign Chairs 
(FREMONT, OH) -  The United Way of Sandusky County is pleased to announce John and Brenda Havens of Color Haven Paint & Supply, LLC and Our Lady of the Pines as the Honorary Campaign Chairs for the 2011-2012 annual campaign.

The Havens, owners of Color Haven Paint & Supply, will succeed Don and Kathleen Nalley the 2010-2011 Honorary Campaign Chairs.

The Honorary Campaign Chair position is an internationally recognized component of the United Way.  The couple in this roll assumes responsibility for guiding the fundraising, volunteering and awareness efforts of the local United Way for that year. Since 2002, the Honorary Campaign Chairs of the United Way of Sandusky County have been appointed to help raise funds toward the annual campaign goal.  As a team, the Havens will lead the 2011-2012 campaign toward the $825,000.00 goal which will benefit 24 local agencies as well as the initiatives of the United Way of Sandusky County.

John and Brenda, Sandusky County residents for over 40 years, have been active members of the United Way as well as Grace Community Church, Our Lady of the Pines, Toys for Tots, Sandusky County Board of Developmental Disability, Joint Solid Waste District, Burgoon Baseball Program, Sandusky County Township Association, Heartbeat of Fremont, Sandusky County Caner Care Fund and Sandusky County 4-H.


Abby Slemmer, director of United Way of Sandusky County said, "John and Brenda are great examples of giving back to the community.  We are honored to have their service and leadership.  We know their energy and enthusiasm will undoubtedly lead us to another successful campaign."


United Way of Sandusky County encourages all community members to LIVE UNITED.  Each of us has the power to advance the common good here in Sandusky County when we give, advocate and volunteer.    For more information on how to give, volunteer, or on our member agencies call your United Way of Sandusky County at (419) 334-8938, visit www.uwsandco.org, or come to our offices at 826 W. State St., Fremont, Ohio.