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UWSWA would like to congratulate Brent Barkin for his 2020 award of Philanthropist of the Year. Brent graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. He is now the President of Shoe Station and oversees and ensures the company’s success and future. His father Terry S. Barkin founded the company and Brent continues to honor his legacy at Shoe Station today.

Chevron Corporation today announced a $15,000 contribution to the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) and United Way of Baldwin County to support Hurricane Sally recovery efforts. United Way of Baldwin County will received $10,000 and UWSWA will receive $5,000.

“Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Sally, and we appreciate organizations like United Way that are helping families and communities recover,” said Shashank Nanavati, Chevron Products District Manager. “This donation reflects Chevron’s ongoing commitment to help people in the communities where we do business during challenging times.”

United Way Worldwide today launched a new online Vote United Election Hub to help ensure that people everywhere have access to the resources needed to fulfill their civic duty to vote in the upcoming election. Developed in partnership with non-partisan civic organizations When We All Vote and VoteAmerica, the Vote United Election Hub is a one-stop-shop resource to provide individuals with tools to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, find a polling location, contact a local election office and other critical information to empower every eligible voter to participate in the 2020 Election..

09.29.2020 – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her eighteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This amended order extends until Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.