01 Apr United Way Honours Businesses
“It’s also about community spirit”
By Nicki Cruickshank
The Barrie Examiner
The company’s two biggest fundraisers are iBay, their innovative silent auction, and their pie-in-the-face event that alone raised $11,700.
In total, Innovative Automation raised $24,544 for the United Way of Greater Simcoe County’s 2007 campaign.
The company took pride in taking home the Community Spirit Award and the Special Event Award for the fifth consecutive year during the United Way of Greater Simcoe County Campaign Awards at Georgian Downs last night.
The United Way also celebrated it’s success in raising $1.36 million in their 2007 campaign thanks to business and organizations who held their own fundraisers.
Leila Verheyen and Jim Dickie of the United Way present the Community Spirit Award to Steve Loftus, center, of Innovative Automation.