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Cornwall Ontario – The United Way of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry announced at its Annual General Meeting that Bill Makinson will be the Campaign Chair for the upcoming 2016 Community Campaign.
Bill is a native of Cornwall and has several years of volunteer experience in the non-profit sector. His involvement includes serving as President of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Past Chair for the Golf to End MS Tournament. Bill began his career with CogecoTV as a volunteer when he was in high school. His involvement with local television continued over the years leading to his most recent role as a Producer for the organization for more than 10 years.
“I am extremely honoured to be asked to Chair the United Way SD&G Community Campaign. Being on the Board of Directors for a charitable organization for the last 10 years, I understand the hard work that goes into fundraising” said Bill Makinson. “I believe in the United Way SD&G and I am really excited to be part of this great team”.
“The Board of Directors is very fortunate to have someone with Bill’s expertise and desire to help the community. He is an amazing community oriented individual and would do almost anything to further the strength of our SDG community”, said Nolan Quinn. “We are lucky to have him accept our Chair position for 2016”.
Nolan Quinn has been named President of the Board of Directors for United Way, succeeding Danny Aikman who is staying on as Past President for the organization. “We are thrilled to have volunteers who continually offer their time and leadership to our organization”, said Lori Greer, Executive Director. “We are extremely grateful to Danny for his amazing guidance and support over the last several years and appreciate his continued assistance as Nolan transitions into his new role. To each and every one of our volunteers – thank you!”