Campaign Awards

2016 Circle of Caring Awards

Circle of Caring Awards distinguish outstanding company campaigns for 1) organization and growth, 2) level of corporate and employee giving, and 3) year-round commitment to United Way programs. Companies are awarded points based on achievement and increased levels in these key areas.

  • Aetna
  • Alfa Insurance Companies
  • Andrews Cadillac Jaguar Land Rover Nashville
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bank Director
  • Crye-Leike
  • Diversicare
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Franklin Special School District
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • Nissan
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC
  • Regions Bank
  • Reliant Bank
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Travelers
  • Williamson County Government
  • Williamson County Schools

Top 25 Corporate Partner Awards

Top 25 Corporate Partner Awards recognize top-level achievement for highest dollars contributed through annual employee workforce campaign.

  • Aetna
  • Alfa Insurance Companies
  • Andrews Cadillac Jaguar Land Rover Nashville
  • ATMOS Energy
  • AT&T
  • Bank Director
  • Community Health Systems
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • First Tennessee Bank
  • Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • HCA
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC
  • Quorum Health
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tivity Health
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • UPS
  • Williamson County School District

#1 Company Award

The #1 Company Award recognizes top-level achievement for highest dollars contributed through annual employee workforce campaign.

  • Tractor Supply Company

Summit Award

The Summit Award recognizes a company that provides outstanding support through contributions, volunteerism, involvement with committees and raising awareness for United Way in the community.

  • Publix Super Markets

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes a company that reaches for greater achievements and serves as an example to other organizations for inspiration and best practices.

  • Quorum Health

Best Campaign Awards

This award recognizes best overall excellence in support of United Way employee campaigns with special events, agency tours, speakers, etc.

100 or less employees

  • StrategyCorps
  • ATMOS Energy

More than 100 employees

  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • Publix Super Markets

Best Traditional Retail Store Award

The Best Traditional Retail Award recognizes a company that strives for success in a unique and tough environment and serves as an example to other organizations for inspiration and best practices.

  • Macy’s

Most Creative Campaign Award

The Most Creative Campaign Award recognizes companies demonstrating innovation and ingenuity in campaign development and delivery.
100 or less employees

  • Bank Director

More than 100 employees

  • PICA

Creative Special Event

This award recognizes creativity and innovation with a Special Event in support of United Way employee campaigns.

More than 100 employees

  • Travelers

100 or less employees

  • StrategyCorps

Top New Company

This award recognizes outstanding results from a company conducting their first-ever Williamson County United Way campaign.

  • Elliott Davis Decosimo

Participation Award

Award recognizing outstanding overall employee participation at level of 90 to 100%. Company leadership casts a vision to achieve total employee involvement.

  • Bank Director
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • PwC
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company

Education Awards

Recognized for amount of funds raised and campaign participation levels for Franklin Special Schools and Williamson County.

Franklin Special School District:

  • Elementary—Poplar Grove Elementary
  • Middle—Poplar Grove Middle

Williamson County School District:

  • Elementary—Bethesda Elementary
  • Middle—Woodland Middle
  • High—Centennial High

District Award

  • Williamson County Schools

Government Challenge

Award recognizing achievement and overall campaign success by City of Franklin, City of Brentwood and Williamson County.

  • Williamson County Government

Outstanding Youth

Actively involved as Youth Representative on UWWC Board of Directors

  • Meredith Dunn

Youth Advisory Council exemplary service awards

  • Paula Pamplona
  • Amalie McGarrough
  • Liana Wood

Volunteer “Making A Difference”

  • Rick Jansen

Emerging Leaders United

Engaged in community contribution through Emerging Leaders United. Members age 45 years or younger meet monthly for professional development, social networking and service to the community.

  • David Kelly, Southeast Financial

Patricia Hart Society Award

Actively involved in Patricia Hart Society, the UWWC women’s initiative.

  • Denise Manning, ATMOS Energy

John I. Easley Award

This award honors the memory of John Easley. John was actively involved the vision and start-up of numerous programs that still serve members of the community. An agency that demonstrates outstanding support of the goals and objectives of United Way of Williamson County is recognized.

  • Boys & Girls Club

Bill King Award

William B. King set the example through his leadership and action in building partnerships between companies and United Way of Williamson County. This award is given to an individual who exemplifies our long-time partner and friend.

  • Brian Evans, Tractor Supply company

Becky Darby Award

Becky Darby served United Way of Williamson County for 20 years and dedicated her energies to enhance the provision of health and human services. This award honors an exemplary leader serving in the nonprofit sector of Williamson County. The recipient receives scholarship funding for professional development opportunities.

  • Sharon Bottorff, ARC of Williamson County

See photos from the Awards Breakfast.

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