Alan is joined this week by the head of our ReadingPals program, Sylvia Palmer.
This week’s Talk United is all about UWCF’s Family Fundamentals, a Success by 6 resource center. Coleen Pizzuti, Family Fundamental’s new Program Manager, talks about the free services that are available to parents as well as our annual Santa’s Workshop event.
This week on Talk United we have Dr. Pam Craven, executive director of the Learning Resource Center (LRC), one of five recipients of our 2017 Star Award grants.
She and Alan discuss how LRC is using the Barton System to teach people how to overcome their Dyslexia.
Also, The Polk County Sheriff’s Office’s annual Haunted Jail Tour starts this weekend at 455 N. Broadway Ave. in Bartow. The Haunted Jail Tours are from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on October 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th. Tickets are $6 and all proceeds benefit United Way of Central Florida.
Girls, Inc. of Lakeland President and CEO Kay Fields joins us for Talk United this week along with Brad Johnson, Deputy City Manager for the City of Lakeland.
We took a break from recording this week because of Labor Day so please enjoy this classic episode of Talk United!
Originally published 07/18/17
Danielle Baker, Director of Resource Development, talks about her new position with UWCF as well as when her family needed a hand up from her future employers. Alan and Director of Community Resources Jessica Vecchio also discuss how 211 can help you when preparing for hurricane season and how United Way is there for you in the aftermath.