Ecusta Trail “Making the Dream Real” Donors

As of February 2, 2024


Our recognition of donors here includes only our major private individual and business donors who have made gifts and/or pledges to support the money needed to match the Department of Transportation and other dollars requiring a match. Additionally, we are deeply grateful to the Henderson County Tourism and Development Authority for their allocation of $2.5M as well as to the State of North Carolina for their earmark of $600,000 to support this Ecusta Trail Construction.

Visionaries $500,000 – $999,999

Lastinger Family Foundation

Trailblazers $250,000 – $499,999

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Brad and Shelli Lodge-Stanback

Marathoners $100,000 – $249,999

Bob and Jeannette Cannon
Community Foundation of Henderson County
The Jelks Family Foundation
Chuck McGrady Family
Larry and Nancy Pellegrini

Explorers $50,000 – $99,999

Vaughn Fitzpatrick
Neal and Amy Hanks
Bob Eberle and Marty Lambeth
Sycamore Cycles

Cyclists $25,000 – $49,999

Egolf Motors Brevard
Blue Ridge Bicycle Club
Peggy Bogardus
Pat and Eileen Cafferty
First Citizens Bank
Horizon Heating and Air
John Koenig
Bill and Barbara Little
McKibben Family, LLC
United Community Bank

Hikers $10,000 – $24,999

Dalon and Ann Bass
Hank and Townsend Birdsong
Blue Zones Project by Sharecare
Boyd Chevrolet
Grant and Anne Bullard
Jimm Bunch
John Cottingham
Joe and Nancy DePippo
Jeff and Jan Egolf
Lou Hacnkey and Mark Packard
William Hatt
Allan and Lynn Huffman
Hunter Hometown Foundation
Mike and Kaye Jones
Robert Lawrence
Page and Mark Lemel
Matthew and Kelly Lucarelli
William and Miller Medina
Raymond Miller
Nancy McClung and Brian Silva
Morrow Insurance
Platt Architecture
Raybow USA
Brian Robinson and Brenda Hill
Ken Shelton and Marney McClung
Harold T. Southern Family Foundation
Gordon and Laurie Strayhorn
Tellman Family
Sharon Wilson and Karen Wilson
Brent and Nanci Ziegler

Walkers $5,000 – $9,999

Ken Adams
Peter and Amy Barry
Ervin Bazzle
Karen Brinkmann
D.D. Bullwinkel
Chris Burns
Amos and Gail Dawson
Echo Mountain Inn
Michael and Debra Egan
Michael Elliot
Selena Einwechter
Emerge Ortho, PA
Linda and Chris Greensfelder
Paul Hansen and Family
Mary Beth and Matthew Hayes
Jim and Cris Hedgpeth
Hoyle Family Dentistry
Douglas Jefferies
Dan and Jayne Jenkins
Jeff and Elizabeth Jennings
Morris and Molly Jenkins
Karl and Kathy Klepfer
Jim and Jan Lhotka
Glover Little
Kathy Martin
Mast General Store
Chaffe and Bonnie McIlhenny
Fred R. and Renee McPhail
Raymond Miller
Mike and Martha Oliphant
Oskar Blues
Tom and Karen Palmer
Jack and Reed Parker
Pisgah Fish Camp
Cliff and Vicki Roberts
The Rorer Foundation (on behalf of Bear and Carrie Pratt)
Sky Top Orchard
David Smale
Smart Products
Rick and Judy Thomas
Mark and Ameran Tooley
Triangle Stop Food Stores
Andrew and Kathryn Wells
Frances Worthy