Yadkin Valley United Fund Dine Out Campaign | 8-6-2019

Reeves to Kick Off YVUF 2020 Campaign

Natalie Eidson, President of the Yadkin Valley United Fund, announced today that the Reeves Theater and Café will kickoff the 2020 campaign with “An Evening of Broadway Favorites” Saturday, August 17 at 7pm. Five dollars from each ticket sold will be donated to the YVUF and count toward the 2020 goal of $190,000. Tickets are available at reevestheater.com. This will be the second year in a row for the Reeves event kicking off the United Fund drive. The Reeves benefit concert held last year for the YVUF sold out.

Other YVUF events coming up are the G & B “irons in the fire” golf outing at Cedarbrook Country Club, Thursday September 5, twenty-one local restaurants will begin the “dine out for the fund” each Thursday beginning September 5. It will run through October 24 with 3 restaurants each Thursday and the schedule is available on our website and our 2020 brochure. The Taste of Surry Wineries event scheduled for August 24 has been canceled and will be scheduled at a later date.

The YVUF serves the communities of Elkin, Jonesville, Mountain Park, Ronda, State Road, Thurmond, and Traphill by providing funding for 24 local non-profit agencies and 3 scholarships at local high schools. Last year for the 2019 campaign approximately 800 individuals and businesses made a donation.

Additional information or online donations may be found on the YVUF website:
yadkinvalleyunitedfund.org or by mail to YVUF, PO Box 593, Elkin NC, 28621. Anyone or any organization interested in doing payroll deduction or needing a speaker please contact our Executive Director, David Steelman at yadkinvalleyunitedfund@gmail.com or 336.469.2860.

Yadkin Valley United Fund Winners Selected | 5-20-2019

David Steelman, Executive Director, announced today the recipients of the
Yadkin Valley United Fund Triple C Scholarships for 2019. This is the eighth year
the scholarships have been awarded to one senior each at East Wilkes, Elkin, and
Starmount High Schools. Triple “C” stands for Community, Commitment, and
Caring.
James Burcham was chosen from East Wilkes High School. He is the son of Kristie
and Mark Burcham and plans on attending Bluefield College. Zara Petrocy was
chosen from Elkin High School. She is the daughter of Peggy Petrocy and Ronnie
Gilmore and plans on attending UNC Chapel Hill. Marianna Acosta was chosen
from Starmount High School. She is the daughter of Mary Lou Rivera-Perez and
Jose David Acosta and plans on attending Catawba College. Each was awarded
$1,000 scholarships at their school year-end awards program.
The YVUF serves the communities of Elkin, Jonesville, Mountain Park, Ronda,
State Road, Thurmond, and Traphill by providing funding to 24 local non-profit
agencies as well as the scholarships. The 2020 campaign will kick off with a benefit
concert at The Reeves Saturday , August 17 and run thru November. Local wineries
will again do a “Wine Out for the Fund” August 24. 21 local restaurants will be doing
a “Dine Out for the Fund”. Three different restaurants will participate each Thursday,
September 5 through October 24.
Additional information or online donations may be made on the YVUF Website:
Yadkinvalleyunitedfund.org or by mail at YVUF, PO Box 593, Elkin NC 28621. If you
are interested in doing payroll deduction, a one time event or need someone to
speak at a meeting or club, you may contact David Steelman at 336.469.2860
or email at Yadkinvalleyunitedfund@gmail.com.

Yadkin Valley United Fund Elects Eidson as new President | 6-6-2019

Natalie Eidson of G & B Energy will be leading the Yadkin Valley United Fund
as President for their operating year beginning June 1. She will be assisted by
President Elect Warren Bates, V-P Tom Flippin, Treasurer Frankie Pardue.
This year’s board will have five new members, Kim Foley (Frontier Natural Gas),
Cathy Walker (Retired Social Services), Jordan Mosley (HCMH), Wendy Wood
(Surry-Yadkin Electric), Dennis Lazar (Retired Navy). The other returning board
members are Myra Cox (ECS), Bill Johnson (Surrey Bank), Matthew Schrum
(Evergreen Estate Law), John Wiles (Integramed), Karen Defreitas (Slighty Askew)
Anita Darnell (Quality Inn), Nathan Lewis (PVH), Phyllis Harris (Harris Leather),
and Susan Stewart (Parkwood Eye Center). David Steelman will serve as the
Executive Director for the fifth year.
The YVUF serves the communities of Elkin, Jonesville, Mountain Park, Ronda,
State Road, Thurmond, and Traphill by providing funding for 24 local non-profit
agencies plus three scholarships at local high schools. The 2020 campaign will
kick off with a benefit concert at The Reeves Saturday, August 17 and officially
end with the large donor and special guest banquet Saturday, April 18, 2020 at
Cedarbrook Country club. The goal for the 2020 campaign is $190,000.
Additional information or online donations may be found on the YVUF website:
Yadkinvalleyunitedfund.org or by mail at YVUF, PO Box 593, Elkin, NC 28621.
If you are interested in doing payroll deduction at your place of business, doing
a onetime event, or need someone to speak at a meeting or club, contact David
Steelman at 336.469.2860 or email Yadkinvalleyunitedfund@gmail.com.