The Parthenon

Ohio River Valley Red Cross makes a difference in community

Caitlin Fowkles, Contributor April 27, 2017

Debbie Smith’s first disaster run was to Ironton, Ohio for a house fire about three years ago. The home was destroyed, black smoke billowing from what was left. A man, illuminated by the bright lights...

Recovery Point benefits from United Way of the River Cities

Olivia Zarilla, Contributor April 27, 2017

One thing is clear in 45-year-old Bobby Meadows’ mind. He said if he had not begun recovery for his addiction, “I’d probably be spending my life in prison or be dead.” His story, however, is not...

Laura Gilliam, Executive Director of the United Way of the River Cities, discussed her work and faith with UKirk students Tuesday night.

U.W.R.C. Director discusses non-profits with MU students

Amanda Gibson , Copy Editor April 27, 2017

United Way of the River Cities executive director, Laura Gilliam, is passionate about nonprofits, a field in which she has spent most of her career. Before Gilliam joined the United Way team a little...

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