The United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area is getting ready for a very special event coming up later this month - It's their 'Campaign Kick-Off!'

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This is something everyone can enjoy - a great event in the Utica Area, and a great event that helps out around Central New York. It's the United Way's 'Campaign Kick-Off,' and it's happening Thursday, September 17, 2015.

In case you didn't know, the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area does a lot to help out our community, in a variety of different ways. According to their mission statement on their Facebook Page,

Our mission is to promote individual well-being, strengthen families and improve the quality of life in our community.

The United Way is able to do this by partnering with businesses and organizations to provide services and goods for those in need. It's like a group that does all the back-work. They connect people in our community with resources to better their lives.

The United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area will be hosting a Campaign Kick-Off event that is open to everyone. The event is from 5p - 7p Thursday, September 17, at Club Monarch in Yorkville. There will be Hors D'oeuvres, live music, a cash bar, and they'll go over their campaign for this year. The best part? The event is FREE!

Come be a part of the community, and help out your community at the same time, during the United Way's Campaign Kick-Off. You can get more information about this event by checking out their Event Page on Facebook here.