The United Way of Lamar County has reached the Gold Star level on the charity watchdog site GuideStar. This is a very presigious award that indicates the level of transparancy that the United Way of Lamar County board and staff are committed to achieving. "We are very proud and honored to be at the Gold Star Level on GuideStar." says Executive Director Jenny Wilson. "And we encourage everyone to check a local charity's rating before making a donation so that you can be confident of where your dollars are going."