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The community has voted and two teams have been selected as finalists in United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge underwritten by MVP Health Care. This unique competition began with six contestants being selected and paired with a local chef. Each team was professionally filmed preparing their “signature” dish. The public then had the opportunity to vote for their favorite child and chef team.
 
The finalists were:
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The community has voted and two teams have been selected as finalists in United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge underwritten by MVP Health Care.

This unique competition began with six contestants being selected and paired with a local chef. Each team was professionally filmed preparing their “signature” dish. The public then had the opportunity to vote for their favorite child and chef team.

The finalists are:

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Starting today, through April 1, the public will have a chance to vote for their favorite child and chef team in United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge underwritten by MVP Health Care.

Two teams will advance to a “cook-off” finale event for a chance to win a grand prize cooking themed basket valued at $250. The runner up will receive a cooking themed prize basket valued at $150. All contestants will receive a healthy teen cookbook...

United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area is now accepting applications from groups interested in volunteering at the 20th Annual Saranac Thursdays and Concert Series 2018 events.

This weekly summer concert series is a unique fundraiser formed in 1998 between United Way and its...

United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area held its annual Day of Thanks on Wednesday, March 14. This year we said, “Our community is oh so lucky to have supporters like you!” to individuals and organizations, thanking them for their overall dedication to bettering our community by supporting United Way’s annual campaign....

United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Erin Gutierrez Matt as executive director and CEO.

“We are very happy to have Erin joining us. She brings a wealth of leadership, customer service, strategic...

Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Local 43 (IBEW) have tallied up their donations and presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area.

This contribution to United Way’s annual fundraising campaign tops donations from IBEW Local 43 in recent...

The sixth annual Live United Hockey Night was held Saturday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in support of United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area. The evening’s action-packed men’s hockey game featured the Utica College Pioneers and visiting Manhattanville College Valiants.

United Way was proud to be represented by Tim Reed, United Way Interim Executive Director, Dr. Cathleen McColgin, United Way Board President, and two...

From August 2017 through January 2018, United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area’s Great Community Challenge (GCC) ran in conjunction with its annual campaign. The GCC is a “step up” incentive designed to encourage increased participation in United Way’s annual campaign.

"United Way staff, volunteers, and partners work hard every year raising as much as possible to invest in effective local programs and initiatives....

Six contestants have been selected to compete in United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge underwritten by MVP Health Care.

Olivia Cofano, 11 years old; Thomas Crofford, 10 years old; Gabriel DiGiorgio, 11 years old; Jonathan Kornmeyer, 11 years old; Maya Padmanabhan, 10 years old; and Nitalia Wright...

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