The United Way of Rowan County provides community-wide leadership to develop resources and to assure their effective use for the delivery of needed human care services through these means:

  • Consolidating fundraising to support continuous growth of necessary services
  • Promoting on-going education in all areas — community, business and member agencies
  • Evaluating and advising member agencies for efficient and effective use of resources
  • Assessing community needs, through short- and long-range planning
  • Assuring the provision of balanced services to the community


2016-‘17 Campaign Schedule

Sept. 2, Sunset Run, 6-9 pm, Downtown Salisbury
Sept. 7, Kick-Off, noon-1 pm
Sept. 8, Day of Caring
Sept. 28, First Report Meeting, noon-1 pm, Ben Mynatt
Oct. 12, Second Report Meeting, noon-1 pm, Gerry Wood
Oct. 26, Third Report Meeting, noon- 1 pm, Team
Nov. 2, Fourth Report Meeting, noon-1 pm, Cloninger
Nov. 16, Finale, noon-1 pm


2016/17 Campaign Cabinet

Penny Greer-Link, VA Medical Center, Chairman

Henry Diggs, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, Public Relations

Marcie Puckett, Freightliner, Training

Joan Correll and Jennifer Traylor, Akzo Nobel, Presidents

Shane Wolford, Bank of North Carolina, Chairmans

Larry Farmer, Catawba College, Industrial 1

John Struzick, Innospec, Industrial 2

Sheila Igo, Greystone Salon and Spa, Commercial 1

Nancy Wyrick, F&M Bank, Commercial 2

Melonie Thompson, Salisbury Police Department, Commercial 3

Community Business, Martha Bostian, Miller Davis Agency

Karen Alexander, KKA Architecture, Professionals

Lane Bailey, City of Salisbury and Aaron Church, Rowan County Government, Public Employees

Carol Ann Houpe and Henry Diggs, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, Education

Special Gifts, Greg Dunn

CEO Cultivation, Denise Hallett, Vulcan Materials


2016 RC United Way Pitch Booklet