BOCC designates March 23 – 29 as “United Way Week”

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By Cindy Jackson
March 21, 2019 9:37 a.m.

The Board of County Commissioners conducts an annual fundraising campaign for the United Way of Northeast Florida.

At the BOCC meeting of March 20th, the week of March 23-March 29, 2019 was designated as United Way Week to help spread awareness about the United Way and their efforts to help build a better community to live, work and play.

According to the resolution, since 2010, the Board of County Commissioners have conducted annual fundraising campaigns resulting in contributions of over $53,000 to the United Way of Northeast Florida.

Accepting the proclamation, are Mark Mitchell with United Way and Nassau County employees Sabrina Robertson, Brittany Sloan and Ashley Metz.


Editor’s Note: Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, Cindy received her BA in Political Science from Dickinson College. Upon graduation, Cindy began her career on Capitol Hill working as a legislative aide and director. She later became a part of the public relations and lobbying team of the American Iron and Steel Institute and served as director of the office of state legislative affairs for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). Cindy was involved in economic development with the state of Maryland, and served as executive director of Leadership Washington County. As a community volunteer, Cindy participates in numerous volunteer activities serving as a member of Sunrise Rotary, and as board member of Cummer Amelia Board of Directors.

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