Drew County United Way officers

The Drew County United Way board of directors distributed $15, 000 to local charities and elected new officers for its 2011 campaign.

Receiving United Way funds were: the Southeast Arkansas chapter of the American Red Cross, Area 12 Special Olympics, De Soto Area Boy Scouts, Drew County 4-H, Drew County Literacy Council, Drew County Salvation Army and Girl Scouts.

New officers are (from left) Tony Cooper, media relations; Angela Case, president; Rowena Copico; Mary Whiting, vice president; Shawn Quinn, treasurer; Dawn Marter, secretary; Natasha Lucas, public relations; and Denver Day, public relations director for Heart of Arkansas United Way. Not pictured: Dr. Vera Lang-Brown.