United Way of St. Charles 2013 campaign prepared for kick off

From staff and wire reports

September 13, 2013 at 3:28 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Back row: Matthew Ward, Monsanto; Ricky Cheramie, Valero and Shloe Jeffery, Monsanto. Front row: Kisha Calix, Confidential Coaching & Consulting and Stephanie Clark, ADM.
Back row: Matthew Ward, Monsanto; Ricky Cheramie, Valero and Shloe Jeffery, Monsanto. Front row: Kisha Calix, Confidential Coaching & Consulting and Stephanie Clark, ADM.
Representatives from Monsanto, Valero, ADM and Confidential Coaching and Consulting are serving as chairpersons for the 2013 United Way of St. Charles Fall Campaign.

This year’s co-chairs are Matthew Ward and Shloe Jeffery of Monsanto, Ricky Cheramie of Valero, Stephanie Clark of ADM and Kisha Calix of Confidential Coaching and Consulting.

"I am honored to be able to serve as co-chair of the United Way of St. Charles campaign this year," Cheramie, Valero Operations superintendent, said. "I am excited to be able to meet the leaders of businesses in our community and look forward to a successful campaign."

United Way of St. Charles conducts a fundraising campaign every fall to develop resources that help support agencies and programs providing direct services in St. Charles Parish.

The United Way Campaign is held during the months of October through December.

"United Way of St. Charles is alive and caring for our community," Ward, Monsanto Luling plant manager, said. "I am thrilled to be a part of this campaign for 2013-2014."

The campaign officially kicks off with the 2013 Battle for the Paddle Gumbo & Jambalaya Cook-off on Oct. 3 from 3-7:30 p.m. The popular event is held at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling and is open to the public.

United Way of St. Charles is a nonprofit organization that works to create lasting changes in St. Charles Parish by funding agencies and developing programs that target education, income and health.




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