May 2015

May: Starlet Borecky


Starlet Borecky was nominated by her co-worker, Ashley Teasar, who said the following about her colleague:

"I have worked with Starlet for 2 years now and feel she embodies the role of being an excellent employee AND supporter of the Lincoln community. Starlet's position at United Way utilizes her bubbly & caring personality to ask Lincolnites to GIVE BACK to the community."

"I'm so proud to call Starlet a co-worker and grateful for her work and friendship. She is definitely making a difference in Lincoln!"

How long have you been with your employer and/or working in Downtown Lincoln?

I have worked in the downtown area since 1973 when I started my career with the Lincoln Telephone Company. I have worked for United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County for the past 13 years.

What is your primary role in the workplace? 

As the Senior Resource Development Manager, I help with the planning and implementing of the annual campaign for private and public sector workplace campaigns, as well as, help with the development and training of volunteers, loaned executives and coordinators. 

What is your favorite part about working at your company?

I love working with the fantastic group of coworkers here at United Way. They are very caring and very passionate about our mission. It is also exciting and energizing to be part of this community, as individuals in both public and private sectors work together to ensure that children have opportunities and the resources they need to succeed in school and individuals and families get the help they need when in crisis.

What is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Lincoln? 

Miller Time Pub and Grill at the Cornhusker Marriott.

What is your favorite thing to do Downtown Lincoln?

 Love just walking around to see all of the great enhancements to our downtown area.  Once again, this is another example of why Lincoln is such a great place!