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Christine Matusik-Plas, Director of Community Impact Recognized as Crain’s Notable Women in Non-Profit

Christine Matusik-Plas, Director of Community Impact at United Way of Greater Lorain County is Recognized as one of Crain’s Notable Women in Non-Profit 

Because of Christine Matusik-Plas’ efforts, United Way of Greater Lorain County has more than 150 collaborative partners. 

PolyOne Volunteers at Horizon Educational Center to Get More Kids Ready in our Community

A small group of volunteers from PolyOne SEM Manufacturing team spent a portion of their morning at Horizon Education Center in Elyria on Monday, July 22. The team labeled over 5,000 take-home & multicultural focused books and crafted 50 fine-motor lacing cards. The lacing cards will be used in our literacy kits, that are given to pre-k students in Lorain, Elyria, and Oberlin. 
 
 

Tax Education Series

Rideshare & Food Delivery App Drivers

Thursday, August 15th 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Who should attend? Uber, Lyft, Grubhub, UberEats, Door Dash, Postmates, Shipt, & drivers for other app-based services.
Whether as a full-time job or a side gig, if you drive for one of the many app-based services out there, you are a business owner. Join us to to learn about what you can/cannot deduct, what tax documents you need & how to find them.

Advice from THRIVE! Dietitian Changes Health of Local Resident

Last summer, Lise Day stopped by the THRIVE! table at United Way of Greater Lorain County's annual Campaign Kickoff. THRIVE! was hosting a mock TV game show, patterned after “Wheel of Fortune,” where participants would spin a wheel and had to answer questions related to health, fitness or nutrition.   
 
Lise answered two questions correctly and won the exciting prize of a dietary consultation, valued at $100, with THRIVE! Dietitian Libby Showalter.
 

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