Orange Grove Donates Yard And Bake Sale Proceeds To United Way

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
From left, O'Dell Tiller, Orange Grove co-chair 2013; Delores Lewis, United Way senior campaign director; Claudette Tiller, Orange Grove co-chair 2013; Julie Cain, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Donnee Cox, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Shirley Mathis, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Tom Decosimo, 2013 United Way Campaign chairman;  Cynthia Lane, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Cynthia Chamberlin, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Eva Dillard, United Way president/CEO; and Kyle Hauth, executive director of Orange Grove Center.
From left, O'Dell Tiller, Orange Grove co-chair 2013; Delores Lewis, United Way senior campaign director; Claudette Tiller, Orange Grove co-chair 2013; Julie Cain, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Donnee Cox, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Shirley Mathis, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Tom Decosimo, 2013 United Way Campaign chairman; Cynthia Lane, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Cynthia Chamberlin, Orange Grove United Way department representative; Eva Dillard, United Way president/CEO; and Kyle Hauth, executive director of Orange Grove Center.

Orange Grove donated more than $1,500 from two yard and bake sales to United Way of Greater Chattanooga.   

Items sold were contributed by Orange Grove staff, who are major supporters of the annual event.  

Orange Grove Center is one of 40 partner agencies supported annually by United Way, helping people to "build stable lives and supporting the most vulnerable in our community."




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