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Pulliam Announces January Retirement Date

Steve Pulliam, CEO, United Way of Transylvania County

On Thursday, August 16, Steve Pulliam announced his plan to retire from United Way of Transylvania County effective January 31, 2019. Upon his retirement, Pulliam will have logged over 19 years of community impact and strategy through the local non-profit.

“Steve is, has been, and will continue to be an important resource for ideas, information, and vision, not just for United Way of Transylvania County, but for the entire community. These are big shoes to fill,” commented Terry Decker, United Way of Transylvania County Board Chair.

The United Way of Transylvania County Board has formed a search committee. That committee will release the job description and officially open the application process through a variety of media outlets, including the non-profit’s website: https://www.unitedwaytransylvania.org/.

About United Way of Transylvania County

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) empowers people to improve their lives.  Goals are for all residents to achieve their full academic potential, maintain a financially stable household, and live a healthy lifestyle.

UWTC has a particular focus on early childhood education, and has established the Early Childhood Education Mobile Unit Fund to drive programs to families with young children in remote and underserved areas of the county.

Contributions support local health and human service initiatives including www.VolunteerTransylvania.org community-wide volunteer opportunity listings, the NC 2-1-1 information and referral service, TRAIN (Transylvania Resource Access and Information Network) non-profit support, Familywize and Coast2Coast prescription discount cards, the Tiny House Initiative for Brevard, and  MyFreeTaxes.com free state and local tax preparation and filing assistance.

United Way of Transylvania County also awards approximately $300,000 annually to local health and human service non-profit programs and collaborative actions. 

UWTC funds programs preventing homelessness, abuse and neglect, and programs providing housing, after-school and summer youth education, health services, financial education and counseling, conflict resolution training, and parenting education and support.

To volunteer or financially support the United Way of Transylvania County, call 828-883-8822, visit the office at 101 W. Jordan Street, #4 (below PNC Bank in downtown Brevard), send US Mail to PO Box 53, Brevard, NC, 28712, or visit www.unitedwaytransylvania.org  or https://www.facebook.com/UnitedwayTC.

GREAT things happen when we LIVE UNITED for our community! 

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