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A BIG Thank-You! PDF Print
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Monday, 11 February 2013 06:17

The High Country area is blessed with many caring and giving business owners and managers.  For the last 32 years, area businesses and church affiliates have made financial contributions or offered amazing discounts toward a one-day event called AppKIDS which is sponsored by the Staff Senate at Appalachian State University.

AppKIDS (Appalachian Kindness In Donations & Service) raises money to provide a shopping day to get winter clothing for 90 of the most financially disadvantaged children from all nine Watauga County Schools.  Our 2012 event was held November 16.  While Appalachian faculty and staff donated three-fourths of the $16,000 raised, one-fourth came from area businesses and off-campus individuals.  Here is a big thank you to our local business that gave discounts benefiting the children on AppKIDS day:

JC Penney
Mast Store
Old Navy
Rue 21
Sage Sport
Shoe Department
Sports Fanatic
Sweet Frog
TJ Max

Also, we wish to thank these off-campus individuals, businesses and church affiliates for their financial donations or other contribution that helped make AppKIDS day possible. 

Appalachian Management  Services      
Peter & Nancy Ashline      
Bethelview, United Methodist Women      
Blue Ridge Acupuncture & Natural Medicine      
Blue Ridge Investments      
Boone Chamber of Commerce      
Cabibbo Enterprises      
David Edmisten Painting      
Elite Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning      
Graystone Eye      
High Country Host      
Hollar & Greene Produce      
J&CW Holdings      
James Donald Miller CPA/PFS/CFP, PA      
Julie Tyson DDS, PA      
Libby Boone Enterprises (Boone Mall)      
Mellow Mushroom      
Modern Toyota of Boone      
Molecular Toxicology      
Mountain Construction Enterprises      
Mountain Kubota      
Park Terrell Agency      
Primedical Healthcare P.A.      
Radford Quarries, Inc.      
Skyline Membership Corp.      
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church      
Michael Steinback      
Stick Boy Bread Company      
Sweeting Appraisal Service      
Underdown & Associates      
Primo's Pizza, Pasta & Subs      
Watauga Building Supply,  Inc.     

Thank you from the AppKIDS Committee:  Andrea Mitchell, Cathy Scott, Cathy Ziegler, Cindy Trivette, Diana Barbee, Diane Lowenberg, Janice Smith, Janice Voss, Kelley Wolcott and Melody Campbell

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