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Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders are young professionals 40 years of age of younger who are the next generation of community leaders and philanthropists. As a group, they participate in volunteer activities, educational forums, professional development, social events and other activities.

The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month.  Upcoming events include:

  • June: Group Volunteer Opportunity

  • July: Enjoy Summer!

  • August: Annual Kickoff Social

Register for the above events on our Events page.

To find out more, sign up for the e-news below, follow Emerging Leaders on social media (@EmergingLeadersUWLC), or contact Rosie Skinner at rskinner@unitedwaylane.org.

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Retire United

Whether you are preparing to retire soon or have been retired for years, your community still needs you!  Retire United is a new group that meets every other month to help retirees stay up-to-date on current community issues, while discovering volunteer opportunities and connecting with others.  Click here to download the Retire United brochure.

The group will meet the first Wednesday every other month from 10:30am-12:00pm with a light lunch following.  Upcoming events include:

        February 6: Health & Wellness of our Community

        April 3: Literacy Efforts Across Lane County

        June 5: Food Programs Making a Difference

        August 7: Volunteerism!

        October 2: Programs Helping Youth

        December 4: Housing Initiatives 

Register for the above events on our Events page.

To be added to the distribution list or for more information, please contact Debra Weinman, Volunteer Engagement Manger, at dweinman@unitedwaylane.org or 541.741.6000 x 159.