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Circle of Excellence Awards

Monadnock United Way recognizes the heroic efforts conducted through workplace campaigns and other community participation. The award recipients below are those who led the community in this year's campaign. We appreciate them and all other game-changers who supported MUW this year. 


This award is our highest honor, reserved for the organization and its employees who best exemplify the Spirit of our region through a culture of strong commitment, positive attitude and demonstration of continued broad-based support for the community and the Monadnock United Way. 
2018 Award Winner: 
The Timken Company
Past Winners:
Douglas Company • Fenton Family Dealerships • Savings Bank of Walpole • Markem-Imaje
Southwestern Community Services • Peerless Insurance & Liberty Mutual Group
Clark-Mortenson Agency • C&S Wholesale Grocers
Electronic Imaging Materials • Cheshire Medical / Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene • Baudelaire, Inc.
Monadnock Radio Group • Smiths Medical ASD, Inc. • City of Keene
Timken Aerospace & Super Precision Bearings • Monadnock Family Services • Portex, Inc.
CFX Corporation • Granite Bank • TFX Medical • Peterborough Savings • J. A. Wright & Company
The Netherlands Insurance Co. • Markem Corporation


Awarded to the employee group achieving the highest per capita giving in a first-year, or re-invented, employee campaign.
2018 Award Winners: 
Autex- Mazda of Keene
Past Winners:
SAU 29 • SAU 93 • S&S Painting • Ames Performance Engineering • Autumn Passages • W.S. Badger Company, Inc.
Benny's Auto Body • John Brown, Ltd. • CHESCO • Computer Solutions of Keene
Dean Hill Volkswagen & Subaru • Engelberth Construction, Inc. • IniNet, Inc. • Jackson Energy
Keating Plumbing & Heating • Logopak Corporation • Monadnock Food Co-op
Masiello Employment Services • Microspec Corporation • St. Martins Lane Cabinet Makers
SAU # 34 Hillsboro-Deering School District • T J Maxx • Turmoil, Inc.


Awarded to the five employee groups achieving the highest per capita giving in an established employee campaign.
2018 Award Winners:
The New Hampshire Trust Company (10 or less employees)
Douglas Company (11-49)
Filtrine Manufacturing (50-124)
The Timken Company (125-249)
Markem Imaje (250 and above)
Past Winners:
A G Edwards • Baudelaire • D.D. Bean & Sons • CFX Corporation • Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
Cheshire Oil • City of Keene • Clark Insurance • Connecticut River Bank
Corning Specialty Materials • EMF, Inc. • ES3, LLC • Filtrine Manufacturing • Findings, Inc • Granite Bank
IPG Employee Benefits •  Janos Technology • Kingsbury Corporation • Legasse Associates • Lehman & Wilkinson
Logopak Corporation • MacMillin Company • Markem-Imaje • Monadnock Family Services
The New Hampshire Trust Co. • PC Connection • Precitech • Public Service Co. of NH
ReMax Town & Country • TFX Medical • True North Networks • UPS • J. A. Wright & Co


Awarded to companies and employee groups conducting campaigns with an exceptional level of creativity and enthusiasm.
2018 Award Winner: 
The Keene Sentinel
Past Winners:
Baudelaire, Inc. • Bellows Nichols Agency • CFX Corporation • Cheshire Oil Company
Clarke Distributors • Clark-Mortenson Agency • Corning NetOptix • W. W. Cross
Crotched Mountain • Cheshire Medical Center / Dartmouth Hitchcock • ES3, LLC
Franklin Pierce University • Harrisville Designs • Keene Day Care Center • Douglas Company
Electronic Imaging Materials • Fenton Family Dealerships • Foley Funeral Home • Granite Bank
Home Health Care, Hospice & Community Services • Karl Roberts Cuts for Men • City of Keene
Kingsbury Corporation • MARKEM Corporation  • Markem-Imaje • MedCare Custom Packaging
Monadnock Family Services • Monadnock Community Hospital • Monadnock Food Co-Op • MPB Corporation
The Netherlands Insurance Co. • NGM Insurance • Ocean National Bank • Osram/Sylvania
PC Connection • Portex, Inc • Primary Bank • Public Service Co. of NH • SAU 47
Schleicher & Schuell • Southwestern Community Services • SUPERVALU • TFX Medical • Troy Mills
Timken • Vision Financial Corporation • Whitney Brothers
W.S. Badger Company • J. A. Wright & Co.

$100,000 CIRCLE

Membershp is made up of companies and their employees whose combined annual giving totals $100,000 or more.
2018  Member(s): 
C&S Wholesale Grocers • Markem-Imaje
Past Members:
C&S Wholesale Grocers • Liberty Mutual Insurance • Markem-Imaje  •  NGM Insurance
Peerless Insurance • Portex, Inc. • Timken Aerospace & Super Precision Bearings


Based on combined employee and corporate per capita giving of:
$100 or more - Gold Award
$75 or more - Silver Award
$50 or more - Bronze Award


These business leaders set the “pace” for corporate donations by running innovative and fun Monadnock United Way campaigns early in the year.
Pacesetters companies can be large, medium or small, corporate or nonprofit. No matter what industry or size, pacesetters exemplify what it means to be a supporter of Monadnock United Way’s fight for children, education and financial stability in our region.
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
Clark-Mortenson Agency
Douglas Cuddle Toys
Harrisville Design
Monadnock Family Services
Monadnock Food Co-op
Southwestern Community Services