For Immediate Release…

(March 16, 2020) Fort Smith, AR  – The United Way of Fort Smith Area Adjusts Schedule Of Events.

The United Way of Fort Smith Area announced today the following adjustments to their spring calendar of events:
*March 19th Community Impact Breakfast            Cancelled (will deliver awards to companies)
*April 2nd The Library Dolly Built-Movie                 Postponed
*April 7th and 16th Step Up Speak Out                   Postponed (fall)
*April 23rd Day of Caring                                       Postponed
*May 4th-9th United Way Classic                           Postponed
*May 9th NALC Food Drive                                   Postponed

Eddie Lee Herndon, President and CEO of United Way of Fort Smith Area, commented,  “We as a staff and the Executive Board have been closely monitoring the development and ramp up of COVID-19 in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The health and well-being of our staff, board, partner agencies, volunteers, corporate partners and stakeholders, clients’ served, and overall community is of greatest importance. As the situation continues to change upon the hour and is very dynamic in nature, we will be taking several measures to be both proactive and cautious moving forward. Our mission is to ‘unite people and resources’, and we have been working to do so in many areas.”

The United Way of Fort Smith Area will be including information on their website and through social media about upcoming agency events, volunteer efforts needed, vital community resources, and ways to donate to help the local community.

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