County employees participate in the United Way Day of Caring

County employees participate in the United Way Day of Caring

Hagerstown, MD (October 16, 2012) - On Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 70 Washington County employees participated in the United Way of Washington County Day of Caring. Beginning the morning at the breakfast rally held at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, the employees were divided into nine teams to complete the following assigned projects:
- Painted two apartments for the Washington County Community Action Council,
- Sanded floors and painted the exterior for Memorial Recreation Center,
- Painted the interior of the offices for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Washington County,
- Repaired and painted a handicapped ramp and sealed a driveway for a Washington County resident,
- Repaired a porch and washed the siding and windows of a dwelling for a Washington County resident,
- Painted and made repairs for Normal, Inc.,
- Painted a classroom, a hallway and performed minor repairs for Broadfording Christian Academy.
In addition, the County employees, as a whole, collected 12 boxes of personal hygiene items for the residents of The W House.
The County is now looking forward to the United Way Employee Contribution Campaign, which will begin soon. The goal is to beat last year's contributions totaling over $97,000 in donations. To view photos of Team Washington County Government participating in the Day of Caring, visit www.facebook.com/WashingtonCountyMD .
About Washington County, Maryland Government
Washington County, Maryland Government strives to fulfill its duty to the citizens of Washington County with regard to operational efficiency, fiscal responsibility, and responsiveness to the needs of the community. This vision is used to ably assist the Board of County Commissioners of Washington County in achieving goals for moving the County forward as present needs and future plans are addressed.
According to the Maryland Department of Legislative Services, the Washington County General Fund has one of the lowest cost per capita for services provided of all 23 counties and Baltimore City. This is attributed to the efficiency, staffing levels, and cost containment exhibited in Washington County Government operations. Visit www.washco-md.net for more information.
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