Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on September 16, 1973 · Page 50
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 50

Panama City, Florida
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Sunday, September 16, 1973
Page 50
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Page 2 UFDrive Goal $226,200 On June 2. 1957. the News-Herald carried the following statement: Few proposals will be welcomed more heartily Kickoff Breakfast Thursday The 1973 Bay County United Fund campaign will officially begin with a kick-off breakfast Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at the Seven Seas Restaurant. A special surprise program is planned for the 1973 kickoff breakfast and this year's format at the breakfast will be entirely new. At the breakfast the divisional chairmen will be recognized and their specific goals announced. The 1973 kickoff breakfast for the United Fund is being sponsored by Commercial Bank and Panama Machinery and Supply. Chairman for the kickoff breakfast this year is George Logue, assistant vice president of Bay National Bank. by the general public in Panama City and Bay County than that advanced for a United-Fund organization to combine all charity fund-raising drives into one annual all-out campaign. The goal for the first Bay County United Fund drive was $110,000 in 1957. The goal for the 1973 United Fund in Bay County is $226,200. The same policv of 1957 is true today — combining various charity fund-raising drives into one annual campaign. Harry Smith Les Jinks Dan McLean This year 13 agencies will benefit from this combined fund-raising drive. Recipient agencies for 1973 are: American Red Cross, Arthritis Foundation, Bay County Council on Aging, Boys Club of Bay County, Boy Scouts, Child Service Center, Children's Home Society, Family Service Agency, Girl Scouts, Mental Health Association, United Cerebral Palsy of Panama City, USO, and Youth Activities of Tyndall AFB. The Admission and Allocations committee is the one which determines the allocations for member agencies in the Bay County United Fund. Campaign Lists Officers Harry Smith is the president of the 1973 United Fund officers. The drive co-chairmen are Les Jinks and Dan McLean. First vice president is Jimmy Lewis, second vice p resident is Creed Greer, third vice president is Charley Gramling, secretary for the United Fund is J.W. Peacock, treasurer is Eugene Herron, and immediate past president is Earl Cochran. The United Fund executive committee includes all officers plus Division Chairmen Named The following is a list of divisional chairman and their goals for the 1973 United Fund drive. DIVISION GOAL CHAIRMAN INDUSTRIAL-FINANCIAL A 37,075 Jack Blackwell INDUSTRIAL-FINANCIAL B 23,850 Sonny Myers INDUSTRIAL-FINANCIAL C 20,200 Edgar Daf fin INDUSTRIAL-FINANCIAL D 14,025 Kent Hall INSURANCE 4,400 John Minshew I.P.C. 22,600 L. D. "Dave" Riley BUSINESS 2-A 900 Fred Dean BUSINESS 2-B 1,650 Bill Fields BUSINESS 2-C 1,050 Tommy Tucker BUSINESS 2-D 550 Bobby Pitts BUSINESS 2-E • 1,850 Steve Wilson GOVERNMENT-CITY 1,600 Harry Smith GOVERNMENT COUNTY 3,700 Bruce Collins GOVERNMENT STATE 1,250 Clyde Carlan GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS 10,650 Coot Jackson PROFESSIONAL-MEDICAL 3,400 Mrs. Jan Crist PROFESSIONAL DENTIST 1,300 Tom Haney PROFESSIONAL LEGAL 2,250 Jim Rider PROFESSIONAL MINISTERS 1,575 Rev. Bill Hickem PROFESSIONAL SPECIAL 2,900 Charlie Smith TOWNS 1,350 Joe Grammer LYNN HAVEN 500 W. C. Harlow BEACHES 12,000 Dick Arnold MISCELLANEOUS 2,225 Paul Airy SPECIAL GIFTS 2,400 Mack Lewis C. F.C. 45,000 Col. Woodie Potter SPECIAL EVENTS 5,950 TOTAL 226,200 the following: Cochran, W.B. Walters, Lauren Merriam, Charles Smith, and Joel Baker. Combined federal campaign observers are Deck Hull and Jack Blackwell. G.L. demons is chairman of the finance committee. With him on the committee are Robert Critton, David Turner, Creed Greer, and Earl Cochran. Charles Smith is chairman of the admissions and allocations committee. With him on the committee are: John Hutt Sr., Mozelle Nealy, Jimmy Patronis,Kenneth J. Covey, Charlie Adams, Don Willis, Jack Hamm, Warfield Bennett, Charlie Everett, Curtis Jackson, and Terry Wyatt. Public relations committee chairman is Bill Thomas. With him on the committee are: Paul Airy, Milton Fulton, Robert Koehnemann, Robert Cogburn, Charles Fischer, Bill Holland III, Rev. Si Mathison, Larry Bodiford, Robert Conner and Clay Smith. Agency Breakdown The following is a list of Bay County United Fund agencies and the amount they will receive following this year's drive. American Red Gross $35,000 Arthritis Foundation 1*^50 Bay County Council on Aging 5,000 Boys Club of Bay County 37,500 Boy Scouts 21,500 Child Service Center 4,800 Children's Home Society 7»500 Family Service Agency 21,000 Girl Scouts 16,300 Mental Health Association of Bay County 5,000 United Cerebral Palsy of Panama City 25,000 U. S. O. 2,200 Youth Activities, Tyndall AFB 5,250 Total amount for United Fund Agencies $187,000 United Fund administration 16,477 Shrinkage (unfulfilled pledges) 22,723 __Total $226,200 BAY NATIONAL BANK FIRST NATIONAL BANK

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