10:00 AM Sep 14, 2014
I’ll jinx myself now and say that I haven’t been sick this year. Oh, a back pain here and there, but no seasonal cold and no flu. However, it’s really just a matter of time I suppose until I catch some bug making its way through the community.
10:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
I am amazed with the complexity of the human race.
10:00 AM Aug 31, 2014
Do you know what I do? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. If you answer, “United Way of Wilson County does good stuff,” then you’re with a much larger group. However, if you know much detail beyond that, you’re numbers shrink significantly.
10:00 AM Aug 24, 2014
Since reading isn’t the most fashionable thing in the world these days, just the fact that you are reading this article, puts you in a special category.
10:00 AM Aug 17, 2014
I was still a teenager when, as a member of the Columbia House Record Club, I ordered a copy of Robin Williams’ first comedy album. I wore the grooves off that record, so the news of his suicide this week was sad and frustrating to say the least.
10:00 AM Aug 10, 2014
Do you have a small business or a large corporation? Here’s something to consider. Investing in your community is an ingenious way to give back to the people who have helped make your business a success.
10:00 AM Aug 3, 2014
Do you support United Way of Wilson County? Are you interested or curious about what we do?
10:00 AM Jul 27, 2014
If you want to make a difference in the world, I suppose you could go about it any of a thousand ways.
10:00 AM Jul 20, 2014
I have a new T-shirt with the phrase, “Be a Parent, Not a Peer” on the front. What amazes me is that whenever I wear it in public, some parent will just start talking with me about how much they like the shirt and how they agree with the sentiment.
9:00 AM Jul 6, 2014
I thought the Internet was supposed to make everything easier. It doesn’t, but I am grateful for what it does bring to United Way of Wilson County.
1:00 PM Mar 16, 2014
If you think about it, volunteering has gotten a bad rap over the years. An image of Abbot and Costello comes to mind in which Bud Abbot steps backwards leaving poor old Lou hanging out in front as the lone volunteer. However, the truth is volunteering is not only good for a specific cause; it’s also good for the volunteer.
3:00 PM Mar 10, 2014
I’ve heard that you don’t want to see two things being made, sausage and legislation. Well, I grew up on a farm, and I liked making sausage. Maybe that’s why I like seeing how legislation is made.
8:00 PM Feb 15, 2014
John McMillin
Maybe it’s because I’m older, but this winter seems particularly brutal, and my tolerance to the cold certainly isn’t as good as it was just a few years ago. I consider myself lucky though, in that I’m able to keep warm and pay my utility bills.
10:00 PM Jan 26, 2014
As the nation’s largest charity, United Way of Worldwide understands the impact that charitable giving has on improving communities and helping individuals. United Way of Wilson County also understands how important it is to choose the right organization to donate your hard-earned dollars.
12:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
Most people would probably think if you’re in the fundraising business, it’s not wise to talk about saving money. United Way of Wilson County is in the business of fundraising, but we do so because of our first priority, and that is helping people.