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WMU United Way celebration planned

Nov. 10, 2005

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University President Judith I. Bailey plans to congratulate volunteers and donors Thursday, Nov. 17, at a victory celebration for WMU's 2005 United Way campaign.

The campus community is invited to the celebration from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in room 157 of the Bernhard Center. Bailey will acknowledge fund-raisers and contributors for a successful campaign, and light refreshments will be served. Departments with 100-percent giving will receive a certificate suitable for framing.

WMU stands at more than 95 percent of its $210,000 United Way goal. As of Wednesday, Nov. 9, a total of $200,993 in gifts and pledges had been received from 1,442 WMU donors. Faculty, staff, retirees and emeriti who have not already turned in their pledge cards are encouraged to do so now.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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