Bel Air, MD – United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) has recognized Darlene Miglioretti, former chair of the nonprofit’s Harford County Community Partnership Board, with its 6th Annual Bernard Cook Meritorious Leadership Award.
The Bernard Cook Meritorious Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have made a commitment to addressing basic needs by demonstrating strong leadership and devoted service to the community. Miglioretti, senior vice president for First National Bank, served as chair of the Harford County Partnership Board for two years. The organization honored Miglioretti for her role in helping it restructure and engage volunteers in Harford County.
UWCM also announced Joe Desmond, owner of JD Consulting, LLC, as the new chair of its Harford County Partnership Board, as well as Bill Tiger of GM Baltimore Operations and Keith Warner of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office as new partnership board members.
UWCM is committed to helping low-income central Maryland residents become self-sufficient through programmatic initiatives focused on education, financial stability and health. Members of UWCM’s Harford County Partnership Board help identify the needs of the local community, lead grant-funding decisions and raise awareness about UWCM’s programs in the county.
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About United Way of Central Maryland
For nearly 90 years, United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) has been the region’s human service leader, encouraging all central Marylanders to give, advocate and volunteer. Its mission is to mobilize the community to improve people’s lives. UWCM is dedicated to helping individuals and families facing poverty meet their basic needs, stabilize and achieve self-sufficient lives. By drawing upon local knowledge, data and expertise to understand the community’s needs, UWCM is able to identify where gaps exist and concentrate on what works in addressing them – serving as a powerful advocate on critical health and human issues. UWCM supports programs and initiatives in the city of Baltimore and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties. For more information, visit www.uwcm.org.