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March 11, 1988
Cynthia Jett has been appointed senior vice president of United Way's reorganized marketing and communications division. Before joining United Way in Los Angeles, Jett was manager of marketing implementation for United Way of America.
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December 18, 1985 | United Press International
The nation's 2,200 United Way campaigns collected a record-breaking $2.33 billion in their 1985 fund-raising efforts, United Way of America reported today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1992 | JOHN BATTELLE
The United Way of Ventura County voted Thursday to reinstate its financial support of the United Way of America, the scandal-plagued umbrella organization that provides national services to local United Way groups.
NEWS
April 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Way of America began borrowing money last week because local chapters have cut off dues since reports of financial irregularities, the interim president said in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Kenneth W. Dam told United Way leaders from Wake, Durham and Orange counties he did not know how much has been borrowed. Dam is trying to get local organizations to resume paying dues.
NEWS
March 6, 1992 | From The Washington Post
Kenneth W. Dam, an IBM vice president and former deputy secretary of state, is United Way of America's new interim president, the organization announced Thursday. Dam, 59, will address local United Way officials today in a closed-circuit teleconference beamed to more than 90 sites nationwide. In a similar broadcast eight days ago, United Way of America officials announced that William Aramony was retiring.
NATIONAL
October 27, 2006 | Richard Fausset, Times Staff Writer
HOW bad is Cocke County's lawless reputation? So bad that its tourism and economic development chief, Donald Hurst, likes to kick off out-of-town business meetings with a self-deprecating joke. All of the visiting Cocke County officials, he tells his audience, are right here in the building -- so "rest assured, your home is safe." To many Tennesseans, Cocke County is the place their parents warned them about, the butt of hillbilly jokes, the last redoubt of an old, untamed Appalachia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1992 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United Way of Orange County will withhold payment of yearly dues to its parent organization until allegations of mismanagement at the national headquarters are investigated, officials said Tuesday. Spokesman Jeff Rocke said the Orange County agency will delay paying more than $190,000 in membership dues to United Way of America until "we are satisfied there have been no improprieties."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2000
United Way of America, which represents 1,500 chapters across the nation, gave its top donor award Saturday to Bank of America at a Los Angeles ceremony. In 1999, Bank of America contributed more than $37 million to the United Way. United Way officials said the bank recently announced that it would be giving an additional $50 million to the nonprofit organization during the next five years to help fund child development programs.
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