Several area businesses and schools were recently recognized by United Way for their efforts in supporting the organization. Representatives of these organizations visited the United Way office Wednesday. UW President John Lee said that the businesses and schools are "some of the better Clay County United Way supporters" and that they were awarded for "various levels of participation." Front row (from left): Ken Wallace, Northview High School, Jeff Allen, North Clay Middle School, John Lee, United Way president, Joe Cook, Spun Metals, Inc., Myrna Mager, Spencer Miller & Associates, and Jena Wilkes, Thomas & Thomas. Back row (from left): Ed Jukes, First State Bank, Steve Kidwell, Riddell National Bank, and Howard Junker, Fifth Third Bank.