Roscommon County United Way held it 2017 Community Investment Celebration at the Commission on Aging Houghton Lake Center June 14, disbursing $38,050 to sixteen organizations serving Roscommon County residents.
Investments in the community included the following:
2017 Agencies Funded
Big Brothers/Big Sisters MidMichigan: BB/BS of the Lakes $ 2,000.00
Boy Scouts Troop 955 $ 1,000.00
Catholic Family Services: Family Counseling Services $ 2,000.00
Foster Closet of MI Roscommon County Branch: Sponsor a Child $ 1,500.00
Houghton Lake Alano Club $ 1,500.00
MidMI Community Healthcare -School Based Health Centers $ 1,200.00
MSU – Extension 4H Youth Development $ 1,000.00
Munson Healthcare – Grayling Hospital: Patient Needs Fund $ 1,500.00
Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center $ 2,800.00
River House, Inc. : Outreach Services $ 4,000.00
Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity: Rehab $ 3,000.00
Roscommon County Commission on Aging: Home Delivered Meals $ 4,000.00
Roscommon County Commission on Aging: Respite Care Program $ 4,500.00
Roscommon County Literacy Council Imagination Library $ 3,000.00
Three Lakes Communities that Care $ 2,000.00
Northeast Michigan 211 – Information and Referral $ 1,250.00
Healthy Food Truck (October Food Distribution) $ 1,800.00
Photo: United Way Board
Members of the Roscommon County United Way Board attended the annual Community Investment Celebration at the Commission on Aging Houghton Lake Center June 14. Pictured (front row left to right) are Diane Nielsen, Jamie Selfridge, Eleonor Moore, (back row left to right) Cherrie Benchley, Executive Coordinator, Gary Stefanko and Lonnie Wilkerson.
*Special thanks to the Houghton Lake Resorter for the photo.