United Way of Grayson County holds annual awards celebration

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GRAYSON CO., TX -- Several businesses and individuals were awarded Thursday night for helping the United Way of Grayson County help those in need.

The annual awards celebration kicked off at the Sherman Municipal Ballroom.

Some of the companies recognized include Texas Instruments, Fisher-Emerson, and Tyson Foods.

Businesses like those helped raise $1,365,000 dollars.

Money that keeps United Way's 19 agencies and 33 programs alive.

The Grayson Co. United Way Board President Janie Bates said, "Every single dollar matters and every single dollar is appreciated. Not only by the United Way board, but by those agencies who receive those dollars."

Last night's guest speaker was CEO of FASTSIGNS Catherine Monson.

Who was recently featured on the television show Undercover Boss.