Campaign Awards

2017 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
  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • Bancorp South
  • Bank Director
  • Commercial Insurance Associates
  • Diversicare
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • First Farmers
  • Ford Motor Credit Company
  • City of Franklin
  • Franklin Special School District
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Profit Stars
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC
  • Regions Bank
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Travelers
  • Trexis Insurance
  • VGT
  • 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
  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • ATMOS Energy
  • AT&T
  • Bank Director
  • Community Health Systems
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • First Tennessee Bank
  • Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
  • HCA
  • Journal Communications Inc.
  • LBMC
  • PICA
  • Publix Super Markets
  • PwC
  • Quorum Health
  • State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Trexis Insurance
  • UPS
  • Williamson County Government
  • 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.

  • PwC, LLP

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.

  • Franklin Synergy Bank

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

  • Bank Director

More than 100 employees

  • PICA
  • GM Spring Hill Manufacturing

Most Creative Campaign Award

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

100 or less employees

  • StrategyCorps

More than 100 employees

  • State Volunteer mutual Insurance Company

Creative Special Event

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

More than 100 employees

  • City of Franklin

100 or less employees

  • Middle Tennessee Electric (MTEMC)

Top New Company

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

  • eviCore

Participation Award

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

  • Andrews Transportation Group
  • Bank Director
  • Commercial Insurance Associates
  • COSTCO
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Franklin Synergy Bank
  • PICA
  • PwC
  • StrategyCorps
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • UPS
  • Van Meter Insurance Group

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—Summit High, Centennial High

District Award

  • Franklin Special School District

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

  • Liana Wood

Youth Advisory Council exemplary service awards

  • Meredith Dunn

Rick Jansen Award

  • Eddy Rosen
  • Allie Arnette

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.

  • Megan Pratt, PwC

Patricia Hart Society Award

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

  • Donna Medina, Regions

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.

  • Tennessee Poison Center

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.

  • Al Dorsey, Franklin Synergy Bank

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.

  • Sunny Rosenbaum, Tucker’s house

See photos from the Awards Breakfast.