The Morrow County Hospital is setting the pace for United Way


By Alberta Stojkovic - The Sentinel



Courtesy photo Russ Merrin and Barry Myers were first in line to see if they could drop their boss in the dunk tank.


Morrow County Hospital CEO, CJ Miller and Russ Merrin were glad to have a hot day when they hit the dunk tank Wednesday. They were some of the good sports to take a dunk for United Way this week. Hospital employees lined up in the parking lot to pay for a chance to land their boss in the tank.

The hospital is one of a half dozen pacesetter businesses to kick off the fall United Way campaign. Hospital employees got a head start setting the pace for the United Way Campaign this fall. They are taking their campaign to the public by opening their raffle and luncheons for employees, friends and visitors to take part in the fun.

A portion of the proceeds from luncheons this week will go to United Way as well as the profit from their raffle. Raffle tickets will be on sale in the hospital through Sept. 30th from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. and the drawing will be held on Sept. 30th.

United Way Director, Jodi Hayes said she will arrange the sale of tickets for anyone who is unable to get out to the hospital if you give her a call at the United Way office 419-946-2053.

Raffle items in the mix are two tickets to Mid-Ohio Race Car Course, Pizza for a year from Pizzaburg, Flowers for a year from Mary K’s, six month and three month gift certificates for the Morrow County Community Center, six combo meal tickets from Wendy’s at SR 95 & I71, $35 gift from Chocolates and More in Edison. two Columbus Blue Jackets tickets, $125 gift certificate from Pinkfish Photography and $50 in catering from the Morrow County Hospital.

United Way Agencies to benefit are: American Red Cross of Morrow County, Emergency Resource Council/Food Pantry, Girl Scouts of Heritage Trails, Heart of Ohio Homeless Shelter, Help Line of Delaware and Morrow County, Mary Haven, Morrow County Community Center, Morrow County Services for Older Citizens/Seniors on Center, Recovery and Prevention Resources, and Turning Point.

Courtesy photo Russ Merrin and Barry Myers were first in line to see if they could drop their boss in the dunk tank.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/09/web1_Resized_20160921_1206541.jpgCourtesy photo Russ Merrin and Barry Myers were first in line to see if they could drop their boss in the dunk tank.

By Alberta Stojkovic

The Sentinel

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