‘Big Cheese’ fundraising competition to benefit Avery Habitat
Committed to Avery Habitat’s cause, the seven “Big Cheese” contestants are:
• David Burleson, Avery County Schools
• Johnny Carson, Nationwide Insurance
• Mike Dunn, Dunn’s Deli and The Perry House
• Babette McAuliffe, Carolina Mountain Life
• Richard McGuire, Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce
• Judy Nye, The Sterling Company Real Estate
• Trey Oakley, The Williams YMCA
Contestants can raise funds in any ethical manner they choose. They can host a cookout, send letters to friends or even stand at the town stoplight with a bucket (with the appropriate permission, of course). Community members are encouraged to donate online in support of their favorite contestant by clicking to http://www.averycohfh.com/big-cheese.
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