Ecusta Trail “Making the Dream Real” Donors

As of May 10, 2022


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.

Trailblazers $250,000 – $499,999

Brad and Shelli Lodge-Stanback

Marathoners $100,000 – $249,999

Bob and Jeannette Cannon
Larry and Nancy Pellegrini

Explorers $50,000 – $99,999

Bob Eberle and Mary Lambeth
Chuck McGrady Family
The Jelks Family Foundation
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
McKibben Family, LLC

Hikers $10,000 – $24,999

John Cottingham
Dalon and Ann Bass
Blue Zones Project by Sharecare
Boyd Chevrolet
Jimm Bunch
Joe and Nancy DePippo
Jeff and Jan Egolf
Vaughn Fitzpatrick
William Hatt
Allan and Lynn Huffman
Mike and Kaye Jones
Page and Mark Lemel
Nancy McClung and Brian Silva
Morrow Insurance
Ken Shelton and Marney McClung
Tellman Family
Sharon Wilson and Karen Wilson
Brent and Nanci Ziegler

Walkers $5,000 – $9,999

Ervin Bazzle
Karen Brinkmann
Chris Burns
Amos and Gail Dawson
Echo Mountain Inn
Michael and Debra Egan
Selena Einwechter
Emerge Ortho, PA
Paul Hansen and Family
Jim and Cris Hedgpeth
Morris and Molly Jenkins
Karl and Kathy Klepfer
Jim and Jan Lhotka
Glover Little
Kathy Martin
Chaffe and Bonnie McIlhenny
Fred R. and Renee McPhail
Mike and Martha Oliphant
Tom and Karen Palmer
Jack and Reed Parker
David Smale
Mark and Ameran Tooley
Triangle Stop Food Stores
Andrew and Kathryn Wells
Frances Worthy