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United Way donor wins a car on Friday

Jay Egolf showed off a Dodge Dart during the United Way kickoff last September. Jay Egolf showed off a Dodge Dart during the United Way kickoff last September.

A United Way donor will find out if he or she has won a new Dodge Dart when the Henderson County United Way holds its campaign celebration Friday.


The event is at 11:30 a.m. at Lake Pointe Landing in Hendersonville, sponsored by Lake Pointe Landing.

Overall campaign results will be reported and United Way will present achievement awards to recognize the tremendous contributions of volunteerism and financial support from businesses and individuals in Henderson County. Highlights of the event will be broadcast live on WTZQ 1600 AM.

"I think the generosity of the people of Henderson County is what makes our community so special," said Greg Burnette, Chair of the 2012 Campaign. "We truly understand that by coming together to Give, Advocate and Volunteer, we can change lives."

To conclude the Campaign Celebration, Jay Egolf will draw the grand prize winner in the United Way/Egolf Motors Car Giveaway. "We are thrilled to partner with Egolf Motors to help celebrate their 40th year of business in Henderson County, and to encourage increased and new gifts to the campaign this year," Burnette said. "Seventeen finalists from weekly drawings will meet this Friday to see who drives home in the brand new 2013 Dodge Dart."

"As we near the end of the 2012 Campaign, we want to thank everyone who has contributed," Burnette said. "Regardless of the size of your gift, you can be proud of the impact you're having on our community. If you have yet to make a contribution, you still have time, even after Friday's Celebration." The 2012 United Way Campaign will remain open until March 31, which is the annual cut-off date for pledges.

United Way is advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life in Henderson County. If you would like more information or have questions or comments about United Way, or would like to make a donation, contact United Way of Henderson County at PO Box 487, Hendersonville, NC 28793, call 692-1636, visit on the Web at, or become a fan of UWHC on Facebook.