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When one fourth grader at Kane Elementary School was no longer able to check out books due to library fines, Bartlesville Education Promise was there to help. The girl found a series she liked that was at her independent reading level, and would come every few days to get a new book. She even told friends, and some of them began checking out books, including a special-needs student. They helped...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Bartlesville Regional United Way awarded $43,000 in Venture Grants to five different nonprofits at their Annual Meeting on May 1.Venture Grants are for local nonprofit agencies to fund programs that address critical, unmet needs in the community and fit within the Bartlesville Regional United Way’s funding priorities: Education, Income and Health. They are designed for funding a new program...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Bartlesville Regional United Way celebrated the conclusion of the Be the Face of Change 2015 campaign at their Annual Meeting on May 1.CEO and Executive Director Jody Burch spoke about United Way’s partnerships with Bartlesville Education Promise to help at-risk students and with CityRide Circuit to provide a low-cost bus route in Bartlesville.“This transportation loop serves the needs of...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The 2015 Spirit Award recipient Bob Pomeroy, the 2014 Spirit Award recipient Jamie Wood and BRUW CEO and Executive Director Jody Burch.Bartlesville United Way announces annual meeting, seeks Spirit Award nominationsCome celebrate a successful campaign at the Bartlesville Regional United Way’s annual meeting. Refreshments will be served at 5 p.m. and the meeting will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on...
Monday, April 4, 2016
Mary Kay Marshall, office manager for the Bartlesville Regional United Way, received the Behind the Scenes award at the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s third-annual Celebration of Women event, held Feb. 16 at Hillcrest Country Club.“Mary Kay always works quietly and without fanfare,” Jody Burch, CEO and Executive Director of the Bartlesville Regional United Way, said. “There are not...
Monday, February 22, 2016
The Boys & Girls Club of Nowata recently chartered a Teen Center site a block away from their club building. Located in a former church building at 139 S. Pine in Nowata, the Club is renovating the site to allow teens to move in Feb. 25.The Bartlesville Regional United Way Board of Directors approved a $20,000 donation to the Club  for start-up costs for the Teen Center. This donation allows...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Women’s Leadership Council, an initiative of the Bartlesville Regional United Way, is holding a cookbook fundraiser to benefit Jane Phillips Elementary School. The cookbooks are made up of recipes collected from United Way supporters and the community. They are $10 and are available at the Bartlesville Regional United Way office.All of the money will be used for educational programs at Jane...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Community members are encouraged to help promote the Life Principle of the Month for February – Honesty: Being truthful in your words or actions.The Life Principle of the Month – created through a partnership between the Bartlesville Public School District, the Bartlesville Regional United Way and the City of Bartlesville – allows the whole city to participate in a character-building exercise.The...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bartlesville Regional United Way encourages Americans earning $62,000 or less to keep more of their hard-earned money this tax season by using free tax preparation services and accessing valuable tax credits. A new national survey finds 72 percent of working Americans making that amount or less are unaware they qualify for free tax filing and counseling.The survey, conducted for United Way...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The Bartlesville Regional United Way welcomed Kirsten Ergenbright as the new campaign manager.“We are really excited to welcome Kirsten and complete our team,” CEO and Executive Director Jody Burch said. “Kirsten’s enthusiasm really stood out in the interview. We look forward to introducing her to the community as she steps into her new role.”Ergenbright started in January, and has started...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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