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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Brandon Booker Named Vice Chair of United Way Worldwide Forum

Brandon Booker, United Way of Tarrant County’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been selected to be Vice Chair of the 2016 United Way Worldwide Financial and Talent Management Forum in Orlando Sept. 19-21. The annual forum attracts United Way CFOs, Controllers, Finance and Accounting […]

General

Damien Is “Reading Ready”

When Damien arrived at W.M. Green Elementary in the fall of 2014, he started second grade about a year behind in reading. He lacked confidence in his ability to read and understand material written for second graders. His homeroom teacher recommended him for the United […]

Education

Mother-Daughter Duo Volunteers for VITA

The 2016 tax season started Jan. 19, and among the volunteers helping at United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) centers this year will be the mother-daughter duo of Gwenn Skipworth and Rebecca Robinson. Gwenn, who is a proud 88 years old, moved from Garland to […]

Income, Uncategorized

First Reading Oases of 2016 Installed

The first Reading Oasis installations of 2016 are already under way in Arlington. United Way staff assembled the new Oasis (shown here) at Thornton Elementary, 2301 E. Park Row, on Jan. 13. Another reading center will be installed by United Way Jan. 25 at Amos […]

Education, Uncategorized