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Lumberjack Breakfast: Sept. 10

United Way of 1000 Lakes will kick off the Annual Fundraising Campaign with its annual Lumberjack Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 10th on the Old Central School lawn. The celebration has expanded to include lots of Lumberjack fun for all ages, including some fun food-related competitions too. Come enjoy a short stack of pancakes (children and adults alike are sure to love the toppings bar), sausage links, a yogurt, juice and/or coffee, as well as sample bite-size portions of the chefs’ creations. 

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United Way Hosts Day of Action

Over 120 volunteers of all ages gathered in downtown Grand Rapids last Tuesday to participate in United Way of 1000 Lakes’ 4th annual Day of Action. A collective 700 hours was garnered throughout the day as teams from local businesses and organizations and dozens of individuals completed various volunteer projects in five Itasca Communities. 

The day featured projects geared toward fostering environments that support healthy choices in order to promote active, healthy lifestyles for residents of Itasca County. 

United Way and Greenway High School seek Promise Fellow candidates

Do you know a recent college graduate looking to make a difference in the lives of teens? For the second year, United Way is looking for qualified candidates to serve as AmeriCorps Promise Fellows in the Greenway High School. Fellows support students in grades 6-10, focusing on the areas of academic achievement, attendance and behavior. They also work closely with the Response to Intervention team, after school programming, service learning opportunities and much more.

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