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Folder People Doing Good

Hosted by Gary York, People Doing Good For Others was first produced in 1998 and today celebrates over 850 episodes. This weekly program highlights individuals and groups whose lives and involvement truly make the Yadkin Valley a great place to live, work, and play. We are proud to salute these unsung heroes who put others before self and who believe the happiest among us are seeking and finding ways to serve others.

Join us each Saturday at 9:05 am for People Doing Good For Others. Miss an episode? Listen now by clicking on one of the following links.

Brian Blankenship

True Miles Unknown

Warren Bates

Doug Reinhardt

Surry United Fund

CMS Insurance

Nancy Dixson

Ida Weisner

Scott Denson

Robin Beeson

John Moseley

Dr. Jim Harrell, Jr.

Shirene Gentry

Shirene Gentry, Life Coach & Author, sat down with host Gary York to share her calling as a Life Coach.  You can find more information about Mrs. Gentry and her services at 


Chris Lumsden

Donna Bledsoe

Join host Gary York as he visits with Donna L. Bledsoe, Principal of Cedar Ridge Elementary.  Ms. Bledsoe was named the 2023 Wells Fargo NC Principal of the Year in May.  Tune in and hear more about her journey in  education and her life in Surry County NC. 

People Doing Good for Others brought to you by Chick Fil A of Mt. Airy, NC. 

RG Absher

Join host Gary York as he visits with RG Absher discussing the Over Mountain Victory Trail, Yadkin River Keeper and NC Trail Days.  RG is a wealth of information regarding the history and environemental causes across The Yadkin Valley.  Tune in and learn more about what is going on right here in Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin Counites and get involved in the community.   

Chad Bullington Popular

Chad Bullington of Bullington Farms Strawberries, located in Pilot Mountain shares his growing technique, variety of strawberries and more the history of Bullington Farms.  You can find the Bullington Strawberry stand next to McDonald's in Pilot Mountain just off Hwy 52.  

Pilot Mountain Civic Club

Colby Goins

Chad Goins, member of Troop 545 in Pilot Mountain is raising funds to complete his Eagle Scout project with the help of Troop leaders Donnie Diamont & Lee Cook.  Chad's project is to build a desk/counter to house the audio/visual equipment at First United Methodist Church in Pilot Mountain, NC.  Chad is a Senior at East Surry High School.