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 width=The United Way of Christian County held their annual 8-week fundraising campaign Thursday night at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

The organization, which helps benefit over 35-thousand community members in Christian County, is looking to reach their fundraising goal of 140-thousand dollars for the 8-week campaign.

In addition to an informational DVD and food provided by Taylorville Memorial Hospital, those attending Thursday night’s kick off dinner were able to listen to two speakers from United Way-supported agencies, the Loving Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center and the Christian County Prevention Coalition.

Joni Beyers, United Way of Christian County executive director, explains how important the United Way is to local agencies.

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Beyers explains that the campaign’s success is largely attributed to the generosity of donors and volunteers of the United Way.

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Beyers adds that the fundraising efforts have already begun and the organization is ahead of schedule so far.

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For more information on the United Way of Christian County campaign, contact Beyers at 824-8404.

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