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        United Way presents SRNS awards

        Gold Champion in the CSRA

        After raising more than $1.1 million for local agencies during the
        2020 United Way campaign, SRNS received special honors from the
        United Way of the CSRA.
        Powering through the COVID-19 pandemic, the SRNS workforce
        united to raise funds for local United Way agencies during a year that
        affected everyone.
        “Last year was definitely a challenge for everyone,” said 2020 United
        Way Campaign Chair Marion Cofer. “I am continuously amazed by
        SRNS employees and their unwavering devotion to giving back to
        our local communities. Without the support from our employees, we   2020 SRNS United Way Campaign Chair Marion Cofer, United Way of the CSRA
        would not have been able to make such a huge impact during such an   President and CEO Brittany Burnett, 2020 United Way Executive Sponsor Norm Powell,
        unprecedented year.”                                      Senior Director Resource Development Rina Powell and 2020 United Way Co-Chair
                                                                  Rachael Simon.
        At a recent event, United Way of the CSRA presented the
        following awards:                                       some of the gaps to ensure we can lead families forward not only for
        •  Gold Champion Award – Presented to SRNS for raising over   today, but for next year, and the next generation,” said Burnett.
          $359,000 for the United Way of the CSRA
                                                                “We are so grateful for the continued support from the employees at
        •  Campaign Champion Award – Presented to 2020 United Way   SRNS. Giving back to the community is in the DNA of the company,
          Campaign Chair Marion Cofer and 2020 United Way Campaign    and during a time like this when there is such increased need in our
          Co-Chair Rachael Simon                                area, we wouldn’t be able to have this sort of impact without SRNS,”
        United Way of the CSRA President and CEO Brittany Burnett stated   continued Burnett.
        that she was extremely grateful for the continued support from SRNS.   The 2020 campaign supported the following agencies surrounding
        “Last year, because of you, we were able to impact the lives of over   the Savannah River Site: United Way of Aiken County; United Way of
        215,000 throughout our 12-county footprint. As the largest supporter   the CSRA; United Way of Edgefield County; United Way of McDuffie
        to United Way of the CSRA, our community is so grateful for the   County; United Way of the Midlands; United Way of Screven County;
        leadership, commitment and creativity brought forth by the team at   United Way of South Carolina, including Bamberg, Colleton and
        SRNS each year. We know that there are both short and long term   Hampton counties; United Way of Anderson County; and United Way
        needs in our region, and with SRNS on our side, we will be able to fill   of Barnwell County, including Allendale County.

        Multiple awards from United Way of Aiken County

        SRNS was recently honored by the United Way of Aiken County during the annual   SRNS and its employees received the following
        recognition meeting held on Thursday, March 11.                 2020 United Way of Aiken County Campaign Awards:
        Defying the odds of the COVID-19 pandemic, SRNS hosted a widely successful   •  Campaign Professional Sponsor – SRNS
        2020 United Way campaign by raising over $1.1 million for local United Way   •  Highest Employee Contribution – SRNS
        agencies. The theme for the campaign, “Impacting Lives Now More Than Ever,”
        held true to the legacy of SRNS employees continuing to display unmatched   •  Third Highest Corporate Contribution – SRNS
        volunteerism through the United Way Campaign each year.         •  Highest Overall Campaign (the Aiken Cup) – SRNS
        “We faced many challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said   •  Campaign Professional – Cynthia Boler-Melton
        Marion Cofer, 2020 United Way Campaign Chair. “Thanks to our employees, who   •  Volunteer of the Year – P.K. Hightower
        hold the value of giving back to the local communities close to their hearts, for
        stepping up to make sure we met our goal.”                      •  Young Philanthropist of the Year – Danielle Elliott
        “Without our employees who consistently go above and beyond each year, we   •  Unsung Hero Medals – Kevin Heath, Eric Schiefer,
        would not be able to make such a huge impact in our local community,” said   Robert Gray, Sam Pilgrim, Stephanie Hall and
        Rachael Simon, 2020 United Way Campaign Co-Chair.                 Caroline Reppert
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