2009 North Rock County United Way kickoff breakfast

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Steve Benton
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
— The 2009 North Rock County United Way Campaign gets off the ground with a breakfast at Kandu Industries in Janesville Wednesday morning.

Co-Chairs, John Pearse and Phoebe Tobias, accepted a check from the Pacesetter committee for $202,000. That represents 15% of this year's goal of $1,350,000.

Volunteers heard a testimonial from former drug addict, David Presendofer. He was helped back to his feet through a program at the Janesville Salvation Army, which is supported by the United Way.

Pearse says they'll be counting on smaller donations from a larger number of people to reach this year's goal. He says they still have the $201,000 raised from last year's Tahoe raffle in the bank. Pearse says it will be used to fill any gaps in the campaign.

Last updated: 11:22 am Thursday, December 13, 2012

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