Tax Education Series

Taxes 101 for First Time Filers & Simple Returns

Saturday, October 12th 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Who should attend? Anyone who needs a basic refresher on filing your own taxes, young people who are employed & living at home, college students
A lot of people tell us they wish there was a class in high school on how to file taxes; it can be confusing for even the simplest of returns! We'll answer these questions:
• What are taxes?
• What paperwork do you need?

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.

United Way Hosts Chamber After Hours

United Way of Greater Lorain County hosted the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce business after hours networking night recently in the Center for Community Transformation.  

The Lorain County Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly networking nights throughout the county. In May, United Way of Greater Lorain County welcomed over 70 people representing local companies and organizations to their downtown Lorain offices. 

United Way Hosts Game Night for Loyal Donors and Workplace Champions

United Way of Greater Lorain County recently hosted a game night for their loyal donors and workplace champions in the Ridge Tool Company Community Engagement Space. 

Over 20 loyal donors and workplace champions attended game night for a lighthearted evening of board games, appetizers, and drinks. Guests enjoyed popular games such as Apples to Apples, and 5 Second Rule, as well as some more obscure ones like Pass the Pigs.