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2014-2015 Campaign Award Winners

June 11, 2015

Million Dollar Circle

The Million Dollar Circle award celebrates those companies whose long-standing support and commitment to United Way has resulted in achieving and exceeding one million dollars. These companies focus on leadership, employee education and continuous improvement in their campaign. They are also recognized for overall excellence in leadership giving.

[sixcol_one]Baptist Health - United Way Million Dollar Company Baptist Health[/sixcol_one][sixcol_one]CSX Transportation - United Way Million Dollar CompanyCSX[/sixcol_one][sixcol_one]Florida Blue - United Way Million Dollar CompanyFlorida Blue[/sixcol_one][sixcol_one]Publix - United Way Million Dollar CompanyPublix[/sixcol_one][sixcol_one]Vistakon - United Way Million Dollar CompanyVistakon[/sixcol_one][sixcol_one_last]Wells Fargo - United Way Million Dollar CompanyWells Fargo[/sixcol_one_last]



Summit Awards

This is the highest honor presented to organizations that best exemplify the vision of United Way through their spirit, involvement and leadership during the campaign.

[fivecol_one]Rayonier Advanced Materials - United Way Summit Award WinnerRayonier Advanced Materials[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]BB&T - United Way Summit Award WinnerBB&T[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]RockTenn - United Way Summit Award WinnerRockTenn[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Baptist Health - United Way Summit Award WinnerBaptist Health[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one_last]JAX Chamber - United Way Summit Award Winner
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Leadership Awards

These awards recognize companies and organizations that have outstanding results in leadership giving. (Individual annual gifts of $1,000 or more)

[fivecol_one]Baptist Health - United Way Leadership Award WinnerBaptist Health
Overall Excellence in Leadership Giving[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Florida Blue - United Way Leadership Award WinnerFlorida Blue
Outstanding Increase in Leadership Donors[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Availity - United Way Leadership Award WinnerAvaility
Outstanding Percent Increase in Leadership Giving (Dollars)[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Florida Blue - United Way Leadership Award WinnerFlorida Blue
Outstanding Increase in Leadership Giving (Dollars)[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one_last]CSX Transportation - United Way Leadership Award WinnerCSX
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ECC of the Year

This award recognizes an employee campaign chair who has gone above and beyond to lead their organization’s campaign for United Way. These individuals coordinate and organize the campaign within their companies, and inform their employees about the importance of their gift and how they are making a difference. (Based on employee size)

[fivecol_one]Atlantic Coast Bank - United Way Employee Campaign Chair of The Year WinnerKevin Johnson
Atlantic Coast Bank[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Brightway Insurance - United Way Employee Campaign Chair of The Year WinnerHailey Gorman
Brightway Insurance[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]GE Aviation Unison - United Way Employee Campaign Chair of The Year WinnerTom Cratem & Bernie Izzo
GE Aviation Unison[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one]Baptist Health -  - United Way Employee Campaign Chair of The Year WinnerJarret Dreicer
Baptist Health[/fivecol_one][fivecol_one_last]Sulzbacher Center - United Way Employee Campaign Chair of The Year WinnerKaren Friedman
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Volunteer & Community Engagement Awards

The Community Engagement awards recognize companies that have demonstrated excellence in volunteering and community engagement with United Way. (Based on employee size)

[fourcol_one]Pitney Bowes - United Way Volunteer & Community Engagement Award Winner
Pitney Bowes[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one]TD Auto Finance - United Way Volunteer & Community Engagement Award Winner

TD Auto Finance[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one]GE Aviation Unison - United Way Volunteer & Community Engagement Award Winner
GE Aviation Unison[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one_last]Vistakon - United Way Volunteer & Community Engagement Award Winner
Vistakon[/fourcol_one_last]



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Small Business of the Year

The Small Business of the Year Award goes to a small or midsized business that has run an outstanding campaign.
Florida Public Utilities - United Way Small Business of the Year
Florida Public Utilities

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New Campaign of the Year

This award goes to an organization that ran an exceptional first-time campaign. The winner is selected based on organizational support, employee participation and campaign performance.
The Bruss Company - United Way New Business Campaign of the Year
The Bruss Company

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Top 20 Companies

Of the more than 500 local companies that conduct United Way workplace campaigns, the following rank as the top 20 in contributions of time and resources:

[fourcol_one]Florida Blue
CSX
Publix Super Markets
Baptist Health
Vistakon[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one]Wells Fargo
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
FIS
Regency Centers
UPS[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one]VyStar Credit Union
Rayonier Advanced Materials
JEA / SJRPP / TEA
Availity LLC
Miller Electric Company[/fourcol_one][fourcol_one_last]Fidelity National Financial
Mayo Clinic
AT&T
DCPS
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Sherwood Smith Children’s Champion Awards

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Vickie Robinson - Sherwood Smith Award WinnerVickie Robinson, ReadingPal
Sherwood Smith Children’s Champion in Service Award Winner
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Renata Hannans - Sherwood Smith Award WinnerRenata Hannans
Sherwood Smith Children’s Champion in Advocacy Award Winner
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Cecil Shorts III Mentor Awards

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Erin Homan - Mentor of the Year Award WinnerErin Homan, CSX
Cecil Shorts III Rookie of the Year Mentor Award Winner
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Micky McCown - Mentor of the Year Award WinnerMickey McCown, Retired Teacher
Cecil Shorts III MVP Mentor Award Winner
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Availity - Mentor of the Year Award WinnerContinuing in their support of Achievers For Life at Ribault Middle, Availity added the most new mentors this year and won the Cecil Shorts III Company of the Year award.