Companies with top fundraising campaigns this year were announced during the recent annual meeting of United Way of Wilkes, held remotely.

For companies with 50-plus employees, in first place was Wilkes Communications, second was Louisiana-Pacific and third was the Wilkes County Schools.

For companies with 11 to 49 employees, in first place was Duke Energy, second was Infusion Points and third was Wilkes Dental Clinic.

For companies with 10 or less employees, in first was Skyline National Bank, second was Piedmont Federal and third was Hayes Print & Stamp Company.

Honorable mention awards went to Central Wilkes Middle, the top school; and Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission, the top partner agency.

Most Improved Company Award, with over a 300% increase in its campaign this year, went to Louisiana Pacific.

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