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The United Way’s first ever fashion show is a girl’s night out with a bonus. While gals are just having fun, proceeds of the good time support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Wednesday, September, 26, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
The United Way in Superior is collecting a group of volunteers to comb neighborhoods for those people who have not received help with their flood damage. It’s estimated that more than 500 homes were damaged in Superior/Douglas County by last’s month’s flooding.
Friday, July, 13, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Every dollar patients spend on prescription drugs to treat heart disease and diabetes saves them $3 to $10 on other medical services, according to a 2011 Health Affairs study cited by United Way of Superior-Douglas County and FamilyWize, two organizations joining forces to help families stay healthy.
Friday, February, 22, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
A book is a passport for the mind. “You can be anything and go anywhere by just reading the right book!” said Kathi Madsen, executive director of the United Way of Superior-Douglas County “You can solve criminal cases, visit the island of Maui, bake that special cake ... if you can read.”
Friday, November, 30, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
The networks of the Northland’s NewsCenter, in cooperation with WDIO/WIRT and WDSE TV broadcast a special flood relief telethon at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
A group of friends from Northwestern Elementary School is challenging everyone to “Move Your Feet for Flood Relief.” A baker’s dozen of girls, all ages 7-9, is throwing a Zumbathon from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium. The dance fitness party offers an exercise session and a helping hand at the same time.
Friday, August, 24, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Children who survived last month's shooting rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School have recorded a version of "Over the Rainbow" to raise money for charity.
Tuesday, January, 15, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Entertainment
A Little Blue Bookshelf was dedicated at the Mariner Clinic on Monday. Books are available for any child, free of charge who visits the clinic or urgent care.
Tuesday, April, 02, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
Businesses, organizations and churches are teaming up to Stuff the Bus. The annual school supply drive is underway throughout Superior.
Friday, August, 10, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Businesses, organizations and churches are teaming up to Stuff the Bus. The annual school supply drive is underway throughout Superior. The Superior Federation of Teachers provided 81 backpacks to students last year with a helping hand from Target. But, said member Emily Sharrow, it “fell far short of the number needed.”
Wednesday, August, 15, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
The Douglas County Emergency Food and Shelter Committee has been awarded $6,472 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Monday, January, 28, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Community
The Salvation Army of Superior is unpacking the red kettles and polishing the bells for the start of the 2012 Christmas Bell Ringing Campaign, set for 10 a.m. Thursday.
Wednesday, November, 07, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
A grant from ArcelorMittal, will allow the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross will distribute 100 free smoke detectors to area residents as a way to emphasize fire safety during what is often the busiest time of year for local Red Cross disaster responders.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Around this time of year, I am asked quite frequently throughout the day: “How’s the Campaign going?” My standard response over the six years I’ve been in this position is: “I really don’t know yet!”
Wednesday, January, 16, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
A new player has joined the Nutrition on Weekends (NOW) team.
Wednesday, September, 19, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
As I submit this update 12 days after Newtown, Conn., suffered its most devastating tragedy, our community is still in a deep state of shock and grieving for those lost and the many others who will bear the burden of what they witnessed at the Sandy Hook School on Dec. 14. But thanks to the increasing sensitivity of media outlets covering the story, our families, our own local and regional clergy, and the world community that has wrapped Newtown in its collective arms — signs of healing are beginning to present.
Friday, January, 04, 2013 - Superior Telegram - Opinion
Saturday offers a chance to make a difference. Whether you donate a bag full of food or volunteer to unload it, you can feed hungry people in the community through the National Letter Carrier Food Drive.
Tuesday, May, 07, 2013 - Superior Telegram - News
A Federal Emergency Management Agency team is coming to northern Wisconsin next week for a preliminary assessment of the damage stemming from the June 19-20 storm that caused flooding in the region.
Friday, July, 13, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Have lunch at Green Mill’s Mobil Kitchen and save a basement. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has done its part, so has the State of Minnesota, now the Green Mill Restaurant’s Mobil Kitchen is hitting the road to help local residents whose lives were affected severely by this summer’s tragic floods.
Wednesday, September, 05, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News
Northlanders affected by this summer’s record flooding have a new source for finding the help they need to rebuild their homes and communities.
Friday, October, 12, 2012 - Superior Telegram - News