Hunt County United Way http://ketr.org en Opportunities for breast-cancer screening upcoming http://ketr.org/post/opportunities-breast-cancer-screening-upcoming <p>The <a href="http://www.unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way</a> will sponsor a mammography screening opportunity Saturday, July 26 at its offices on Lee Street in downtown Greenville, United Way Executive Director Frances Dalbey says.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.huntregional.org/">Hunt Regional Healthcare</a>'s Tubby Adkisson Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the United Way offices on that day.&nbsp; Other upcoming opportunities for women to have breast-cancer screenings in the mobile unit will be Tuesday, June 24 at the PCA facility in Quinlan, and Wednesday, July 2 at the Co Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:05:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 55212 at http://ketr.org Opportunities for breast-cancer screening upcoming Girl Scouts giving more emphasis to STEM activities http://ketr.org/post/girl-scouts-giving-more-emphasis-stem-activities <p><a href="http://www.unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way</a> Executive Director Frances Dalbey says about 35,000 girls in Northeast Texas are members of the <a href="http://www.gsnetx.org/">Girl Scouts</a>, one of many organizations assisted by the United Way.&nbsp; Frances says the <a href="http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/05/white-house-spotlights-contributions-girls-stem/85234/">Girl Scouts are now putting more emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities</a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 54217 at http://ketr.org Girl Scouts giving more emphasis to STEM activities United Way hosts 'Power of the Purse' Thursday http://ketr.org/post/united-way-hosts-power-purse-thursday <p><a href="http://unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way</a> executive director Frances Dalbey says the organization will host the "Power of the Purse" luncheon as a fund raiser Thursday (April 10) at noon at the Wesley United Methodist Church of Greenville.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78asizkI-J4">Mamie McCullough</a>, the "I Can Lady," is the featured speaker.</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 51684 at http://ketr.org United Way hosts 'Power of the Purse' Thursday 5K trips provided monthly by Hunt Co. senior agency http://ketr.org/post/5k-trips-provided-monthly-hunt-co-senior-agency <p>David Caldwell with <a href="http://www.scrpt.org/">Senior Center Resources and Public Transit of Hunt County </a>says his organization provides about 5,000 trips per month to people in Hunt County.&nbsp; The transportation is provided for a small fee and is available to anyone.&nbsp; The transportation service receives partial funding&nbsp;from the Hunt County United Way. &nbsp;To request a trip, call (903) 454-1444.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 49632 at http://ketr.org 5K trips provided monthly by Hunt Co. senior agency More than 500 daily meals delivered to Hunt County seniors http://ketr.org/post/more-500-daily-meals-delivered-hunt-county-seniors <p>David Caldwell with <a href="http://www.scrpt.org/">Senior Center Resources and Public Transportation </a>of Hunt County says his organization delivers between 500-600 meals a day to the homes of senior citizens, about 116,000 in all last year.&nbsp; The organization is funded in part by the <a href="http://unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way</a>.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 49179 at http://ketr.org More than 500 daily meals delivered to Hunt County seniors Frances Dalbey: Hunt County Kids one of United Way's newer agencies http://ketr.org/post/frances-dalbey-hunt-county-kids-one-united-ways-newer-agencies <p><a href="http://unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way </a>executive director Frances Dalbey discusses Hunt County Kids, an organization that primarily operates in the Quinlan area of southern Hunt County.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 47884 at http://ketr.org Frances Dalbey: Hunt County Kids one of United Way's newer agencies Dalbey: Early childhood intervention part of United Way http://ketr.org/post/dalbey-early-childhood-intervention-part-united-way <p><a href="http://unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way</a> executive director Frances Dalbey says children under 3 with developmental delays are served by the <a href="http://www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis/">Early Childhood Intervention program</a>, which is aided by the United Way.&nbsp; The annual United Way fund raising campaign is now underway.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 46826 at http://ketr.org Dalbey: Early childhood intervention part of United Way FISH needs volunteers next week http://ketr.org/post/fish-needs-volunteers-next-week <p><a href="http://unitedwayofhuntcounty.org/">Hunt County United Way </a>executive director Frances Dalbey says the <a href="http://www.hcsmfish.org/">Hunt County Shared Ministries organization (FISH)</a> needs volunteers to help wrap Thanksgiving food packages from about 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, November 19-21.&nbsp; FISH is located at 2805 King St. in Greenville.&nbsp; Volunteers will also be needed December 17-19&nbsp;to wrap&nbsp;Christmas food packages.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 45576 at http://ketr.org FISH needs volunteers next week