Donors

For Land, Park Amenities & Bridge
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Rostan Family Foundation – $515,000 total ($300K Land + $215K Amenities)
Kellex Seating – $100,000 ($65K Land + $35K Amenities)
UNC Health Blue Ridge– $50,000 (Amenities)

Chip & Tammy Black – $25,000 – Mountaineer Level

Trailblazer $10,000  Adventurer $5,000
BHC – Charles Burger & Lloyd Wallace ($16,050)
Family of Glenn & Patricia Zimmerman ($11,000)
Rotary Club of Valdese
Farris Insurance Agency ($6750)
Jacob Boland
Eric, Beth & Zakk Heile
Debbie Montanez & Sam Fitzwater
Bimbo Bakeries USA
 Explorer $1,000  Wayfarer $500
Fans of the Park ($3916)
James Sweezy ($3500)
Doug & Karen Knight ($3500)
Tommy & Christa Miller ($3400)
Roy & Phyllis Sweezy ($3100)
Woody & Bobbi Poor ($3025)
Marc & Marie Mitchell ($3000)
Spence & Jayne Borden ($2900)
Chris & Susan Blake ($2600)
Valdese Weavers ($2500)
Foothills Conservancy of NC ($2500)
Saft ($2000)
Zimmerman Realty ($2000)
Dan & Jennifer Boggs ($2000)
Paul Mears – Nationwide ($2000)
In memory of Bruce Bingham ($1590)
Helen & Lloyd Wallace ($1500)
College Pines Health & Rehabilitation $1500
Julie Zimmerman & Derrick Killian ($1450)
Joy Harding & Debbie Tozzo ($1300)
Clack Family ($1200)
Santis Limezs & Evija Kleshnika ($1100)
Gary & Phyllis Delp ($1061)
Mr. B’s Fun Food
Nick & Michelle Reed
Linda & Glenn Harvey
Elaine Applegate
Barry, Melinda, Tyler & Brad Zimmerman
Barry & Diane Crawford
Roger Heavner
Eric & Erica Woolridge
Piedmont Corrugated Specialty Company
Dianne Searcy
First Citizens
Michael & Hazel Shell
Michael W. Shell CPA, PC
In honor of Thompson Family & Friends
Tom Wallrichs, Animal Hospital of East Burke
Mark Buff
Kevin & Tina Farris
In memory of Mayor Ray C. Fletcher & Rheta Micol Robinson ($875)
Vivian & Ted Carothers ($800)
Jim & Sandy Terrell Family ($775)
Jerry Patterson ($750)
Tom Kenney & Wendy Jodry ($715)
Jeanette & Ray Norman ($750)
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory Inc ($700)
FP & Gloria Wright ($700)
Tom & Sheree Troy ($620)
American Legion Auxiliary ($600)
Bark Side Pet Grooming – Markie James ($600)
Robert & Susan Stevenson ($575)
Sheri & Michael Watts ($550)
Ewendt Family ($520)
Dr. John & Laura Lafferty
Amparo R Alfaro, CPA PA
Effie & Emanuel Jacumin
Wade & Cheryl Goossens & Family
Linda Brinkley
In honor of Joey Lindsay
In honor of Gary Delp
Emile & Phyllis Jacumin & Family
Brooke & Jennifer Heavner & Family
Amy Bennett
Marilyn Blair
John Petty
Jeff & Ingrid Farrar
Karen & Keith Pittman
Alan & Lu Griffin
Frances Hildebran
Burke County Board of Realtors
Junk in the Trunk Thrift Shop
Faith Kaplan
Karen & Carlton Caruso
Mr & Mrs Edward L Bleynat
Don & Joyce Brittain
 Mover $100
Loy Ray & Doris Burris ($450)
Jon Hunter ($440)
Charles, Lynn, John Robert & William Abernathy ($400)
Cranford Furniture ($375)
Tim Barnsback ($364)
Graham, Toby & Whit Borden ($350)
Dan & Sarah Hoyle ($350)
Susan Skolochenko ($350)
Maryann Diamond & Alex Leonavicius ($350)
Tonya Stephens & John Setzler ($350)
The Stitchery ($330)
Wanda Barrett ($300)
Nell & Yates Palmer ($300)
Richard & Phyllis Byers ($300)
Valerie Scott ($300)
Timothy Farris ($300)
Wayne & Lola Fletcher ($260)
Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont ($250)
Jim & Paula Reynolds ($250)
Bruce & Susan, Bingham Storage ($250)
Bruce & Susan Bingham, B & B Graphics ($250)
Linda & Sam Wilkinson ($250)
Mo & Cheryl McCarthy ($250)
Homer Gibbs ($250)
Pat Vaughn ($250)
Quez Little ($240)
Charles, Delayne, Graham & Griffin Martin ($225)
Johnny & Jane Poteat ($200)
Edward Jacumin ($200)
Xcell Aquatics ($200)
ABC Therapy Solutions PLLC ($200)
Nancy & Gene Tucker ($200)
Sue & Gary Mast ($200)
Steve & Ann Mullis ($200)
Tripp Garrou ($200)
Ann & Hugh Blackwell ($200)
Sam & Barbara Erwin ($200)
Addison Poteat and Asa Alexander-Clark ($200)
Rhea Simmons ($200)
Mike Darling ($200)
Rexanna Lowman ($200)
Nancy Byrd ($200)
Shawn & Kristen Keller ($175)
Seth Eckard & Shelley Stevens ($170)
Barbara & Richard Little ($150)
Gloria Barrett ($149)
Lisa & Scott Miller ($140)
Jimmy R Jacumin
Richard & Elsie Whisenant
Willard Church
Toni Reece
Emma Draughn
Sonni & Sandy Dyer
Mary & Rob Murray
C Shane Cook & Associates Real Estate
In honor of James W Sweezy
Page & Virginia Andersen
Pat Turner Mitchell
Ronnie Thompson
Animal House Veterinary Hospital
E.J. & Anne Kennedy
Bob & Donna Benner
Rick & Pam Pons
Jessica Lail
Carl Abernathy
Susan Secrest
Erin Schotte
Cox Family Medicine
Eddie Zimmerman
Takara R Smith
Steve & Laura Martinat
Greg Little
In memory of Eric Thomas
In memory of Bob Benner
In memory of “Chica” Perez
Denise Clay
Kara Folan
Stephen & Emily White
James B. Brinkley
Buck & Jane Jones
Carol Hurt
In memory of Leonard & Colene Thompson
In memory of Leonard & Colene Thompson
In memory of David Cobb Thompson
In memory of David & Doris Hurst

Special Thanks: Rep. Hugh Blackwell, Kellex Seating, Ray Burris, Farris Insurance, Shaw-Tate, Tim Johnson, Valdese Weavers, Farris Group, Peter Skelton (The Levee), Tom Stewart

Dedicated Volunteers: Debbie Montanez & Sam Fitzwater, Johnny Poteat, Mark Rostan, Eric, Beth & Zakk Heile, Bob Richards & Susan Bottafuoco, Tom Troy, Reed Farrar

FVR Board Members (current and past): Beth Heile, Spence Borden, Roy Sweezy, Don Brittain, Quez Little, Val Scott, Kevin Farris, Gavin Smith, Mark Rostan, Rick Pons, Elaine Applegate, Sandy Terrell, Sonni Dyer, Andy Byers

Grants for Amenities: NC DEQ Water Resources $200K and NC PARTF $285K
Grants for Land: NC CWMTF $673,247 and NC PARTF $300,000

Local Grants: Community Foundation of Burke County ($7051.89 for Benches) and
Mull Foundation ($5000 for Dog Park Fencing)

We are still accepting donations
for amenities and the Bridge

Dog Park Donors

Donors of $100 and above will be recognized at the park.