UWSC selects 2012 campaign leaders

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 21, 2012

LULING – Representatives Fred Martinez and Quinn Landry from St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ray Tyree from First NBC Bank are serving as chairpersons for the 2012 United Way of St. Charles Fall Campaign.

“I am looking forward to co-chairing this year’s United Way campaign. I have served on the United Way Board and truly believe this is one of the best, well-run United Way organizations,” stated Martinez, St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO. “As a result, it very responsibly uses the monies donated to United Way to help many individuals, organizations and families in times of need to have a better quality of life.”

United Way of St. Charles conducts a fundraising campaign every fall to develop resources that help support agencies and programs providing direct services in St. Charles Parish. The United Way Campaign is held during the months of October through December.

“I am excited to serve as one of this year’s campaign co-chairs for the United Way of St. Charles. I look forward to dedicating my time to help create lasting changes in our parish,” said Landry, St. Charles Parish Hospital Director of Marketing and Communications.

The campaign officially kicks off with the 2012 Battle for the Paddle Gumbo and Jambalaya Cook-off on Oct. 4 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The popular event is held at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling and is open to the public.

 “I am honored to co-chair the United Way of St. Charles campaign this year,” stated Tyree, Regional Manager of First NBC Bank. “I am looking forward to meeting all of the people in our community who help to make the United Way campaign so successful.”

For more information about the United Way of St. Charles or to hold a campaign at your business, call 985-331-9063 or visit www.uwaysc.org.