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Giving Back

WESTERN CAROLINA REAL ESTATE CO., INC.’S
“GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY FUNDS”

 

 


Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents $250.00 to Marcus Moose, President, Heather Raper, Vice President and Courtney Laney, PIO of the Tri County Community College Student Government Association to sponsor their participation in the N4CSGA Conference. The N4CSGA is a student based and student run organization. It is made up of three parts, the General Delegation, the Executive Board, and the Advisory Council. They represent the needs and concerns, in issue format, of the representative students of the North Carolina Community College System to the appropriate administrative and governing bodies. Last year the Tri County Community College Student Government Association participated in all categories. The Tri- County Student Government Association is the most recent recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate co., Inc.'s designated "Giving Back to the Community" budget for 2007.
 

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents, Colton Mathews, President; Cody Green, Secretary/Treasurer; and Tiffany Carrol, Vice-President (Murphy High School Student Government Association officers) $5,000 to sponsor a large LED sign to be placed near the Lowe’s sign along the highway The Murphy High School Student Government Association is hard at work raising funds for the sign. The cost of the sign will be approximately $30,000, the students already have commitments from several local sponsors for $5,000 each. Western Carolina Real Estate Company, is proud to be a part of this project to help Murphy High School and the SGA. If you would like additional information about this project , contact Lisa Lindsay or Barry McClure at Murphy High School (837-2426). The Murphy High School and SGA is the most recent recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate co., Inc.'s designated "Giving Back to the Community" budget for 2006. 
 

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, and his son Zach present Marlene Wilson, librarian at Murphy Middle School a $1,000.00 donation for student selected books for the upper grade levels at Murphy Middle School. Through the Read-a-Rama fund raiser, based on the Accelerated Reader program, the school earned a total of $4600.00 to add books to the school’s library. These new books create an increase in reading and cross curricular student achievement at all levels . Nearly 300 students and 100% of the teachers are involved in this program. If you have questions or want more information please contact Marlene Wilson at the Murphy Middle School at 828-837-0160. The Murphy Middle School is the most recent recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate co., Inc.'s designated "Giving Back to the Community" budget for 2006. 

 

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents William Haves, Chief of the Unaka Volunteer Fire Department, with a $500.00 check for equipment renovation, new equipment and general administration supplies. The Unaka Volunteer Fire Department is a non-profit organization made up entirely of volunteers from Cherokee county. Chief Hayes advises that there are 22 volunteers in the department and while there first responsibility is fire fighting over 90% of their calls are first responder calls for accidents and medical emergencies.  Anyone interested in assisting the department or serving as a volunteer should contact Chief Hayes at 835-8103  The Unaka volunteer Fire Department is the most recent recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc's designated "Giving Back to the Community" budget for 2006..

 

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Dear Friends:

On behalf of the Appalachian Angels, Inc. we sincerely thank you for your generous contribution of $500.  New carpeting was installed in the GAL office, and the balance of $142.53 was put into the general Appalachian Angels fund.  Your kindness comes as a welcome touch of warmth and caring to many children who are truly in need. 

Gifts are used to purchase coats, shoes and clothing for our foster kids; as well as birthday presents and rewards like bicycles and CD players, and even t-ball for the little guys. 

Our community is a better place because of wonderful people like you. 

Sincerely, Appalachian Angels
September 24, 2006


Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents Ann Wade of the Appalachian Angels Inc., with a $500.00 check for office renovations and general administration supplies. The Appalachian Angles is a non-profit organization made up entirely of Guardian ad Litem volunteers from Cherokee, Clay, and Graham counties. Every child served by the Department of Social Services receives a judicially appointed Guardian ad Litem Volunteer to advocate for that child's best interest. All donated funds are spent on the children and any organizational expense are covered by donations and the volunteers.

Appalachian Angels Inc. are the 5th recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc's designated "Giving Back to the Community" budget for 2006. For more information about contributing towards this cause or membership in the Appalachian Angels Inc., please call Mary May, Guardian Ad Litem, at 837-8300.

 

 

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents PTO President, Freda Phillips with a $500.00 check for the Murphy Middle School Air Conditioning Fund. The money will help purchase a new air conditioning system for Murphy Middle School. They are the twelfth recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc's designated  "Giving Back to the Community"
budget for 2005.

For more information about contributing towards this cause please call Freda Phillips at 837-7576.
 

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Johnny Prather, owner/ broker of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc. steps forward to help a local non-profit organization, The Learning Center! Charter School meet its goal to see increased use of Instructional Technology across the Curriculum. Through his Giving Back Program donation, Prather’s $500 donation will go towards hosting the PS-8th school’s web site and the purchase of software. Additionally Prather has arranged for his webmaster, Dr. Richard Knee, Ed. S., Ed. D. to offer a 6 week, on-site training for The Learning Center! staff. Accepting the check is The Learning Center! Director, Mary Jo Dyre. For more information about The Learning Center! a North Carolina Choice in Public Education, please call 828-835-7240. giveback7_maryjo_johnny2.jpg 

 

 

 


CHAMBER SUPPORT – Johnny Prather, owner/broker, Western Carolina Real Estate Co., steps up to help the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center boost its building fund. The donation of $500 is helping the chamber reach a goal of $70,000 needed to add a conference room, office, restroom and kitchenette to the existing site. Also planned are renovations to the existing restrooms and the parking area. This latest donation brings the fund near the $44,000 mark. Accepting the check, at right, is Marvin Raper, president chamber board of directors. Looking on is Sande Kimball, left, chamber executive director. For information about the chamber and benefits of being a member, call 837-2242. giveback8_chamber.jpg 

 

 

 


Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents Cinde Taylor, President, VRHS with a $500.00 check

Mr. Prather, Western Carolina Real Estate:

Thank you so very much for your most generous donation of $500! It will help us purchase a new auto-clave for our low cost spay and neuter clinic. I only wish there was more people as kind as you are. Thank you most sincerely. May God Bless you and your business for your generosity!

Sincerely,
Cinde Taylor, President, VRHS

 

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents Vice President Hugh Carringer with a $500.00 check for the Murphy High Black & Gold Club fund.  The club sponsors several sports programs at Murphy High School, including Baseball and Softball.  This is the fifth recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc’s designated “Giving Back to the Community” budget for 2005. For more information about contributing towards this cause please call Hugh Carringer at 837-2421. giveback10_BLACKANDGOLD_small.jpg 

 

 

 


Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc, presents Murphy High School Show Choir Director Betty Sue Cowan with $500.00 for the Murphy High School Show choir Scholarship fund. This Scholarship was presented to senior MHS Show choir member, Jewel Counts.

This is the fourth recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co., Inc’s designated “Giving Back to the Community” budget for 2005. For more information about contributing towards this cause please call Betty Sue Cowan at 837-2503.
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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Homes and Land, Inc., presents Master Gardener, Martha Penz, along with other Master Gardeners , $500.00 towards the purchase of a computer landscaping program for the Cherokee County Master Gardeners. This software will help people in the community design their own landscape with plants that will be good for this area. The Master Gardeners are supervised by the Cooperative Extension Service. Keith Wood, Agricultural Extension Agent, is planning on offering a program to help anyone in designing their own landscape.

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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Homes & Land, Inc, presents Sheriff Keith Lovin with $1000.00 towards the purchase of a new drug dog for Cherokee County.

This is the second recipient of Western Carolina Homes & Land, Inc’s designated “Giving Back to the Community” budget for 2004. For more information about contributing towards this cause please call the Sheriff’s Office at 837-2589. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has purchased a one year old Belgian Maliorousi named Luca. She has already been working at roadside inspections.
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Johnny Prather, owner of Western Carolina Real Estate Co.,  Inc., presents representatives of the local Alzheimer’s Association a check for $500 for their current Memory Walk 2004 fundraising drive. This group is the first recipient of Western Carolina Real Estate Co.,  Inc.’s designated “Giving Back to the Community” budget for 2004. For more information about the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association contact Gerri Sneed at 837-2612 or Loretta Carter at 837-8161. giveback14_alzheimer.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


   

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