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Donors for the Greensboro City Council races who have given $250 or more and their professions, when available, based on reports submitted by the candidates to the Guilford County Board of Elections. Candidates who don’t expect to raise $3,000 or more weren’t required to file.

The list includes donations from people, not loans candidates made to their campaigns. Occupations are listed as described on the reports.

The total will reflect all donations from individuals, including those $249 and less:


Yvonne Johnson

$2,000: Edward Krusch, development

$1,000: Bill Kotis, developer; Kenneth Lee, attorney; Joseph McKinney Jr., retired; Florence Snider, Realtor

$500: Carolyn Bowden, designer; Johnnetta Cole, retired Bennett College president; Elizabeth Cone, consultant; Katie Dorsett, state senator; Beverly Johnston, executive; John Kavanagh, builder; Clarene Lloyd, radiologist; Amiel Rossabi, attorney; Dwight and Diane Stone, builders; Alton Thompson, educator; Faye Brock Wade, homemaker; Mel Watt, U.S. congressman

$474: Anita Cosby, secretary

$350: Thomas Carter, retired; Bernie Randolph, administrator

$300: Edwina Gray, retired; Lynn Johnson, retired; Tyson Rayon, car salesman; Anne Wallace, retired

$250: John and Kim Bakane; Thomas Brewington, dentist; Robert Brown, consultant; Bernard Chapman, college professor; Phyllis Chavis, contractor; Candie Cline-Collins, retired; Joyce Dixon, retired; Marlene Enoch-Chess, teacher; Mary Price Taylor Harrison, state representative; Robert Hunter, attorney; Alice Isaacson, attorney; Henry Isaacson, attorney; William and Diana Knox, retired; Gladys Shipman, home care; William Small, contractor; Ernestine Taylor, consultant; Zachary Tran, general manager

Total: $52,513

Milton Kern

$1,000: D.J. Brady, company president; Frank Brenner, company president

$750: Julius Rankin, grading contractor

$500: Frank Auman, real estate; Steven Bell, company president; Mark Cole, self-employed; George Green, attorney; Randall Kaplan, executive

$250: Jonathan Bell, company vice president; Robert Braswell, CEO; Drew Brown, attorney; Joe Byerly, retired; Marshall Conrad, retaurant owner; Robert Franklin, attorney; Jon Glazman, CPA; Lindley and Ann Godwin, paint contractor and teacher; Robert Isner, contractor; Reid Marks, banker; Jeffrey Oleynik, attorney; Freddy Robinson, partner, Bernard Robinson; Norman Smith, attorney; H.H. Weaver, company president

Total: $13,924


Marikay Abuzuaiter

$1,500: Adnan and Hellen Mjalli , business owner

$300: Taher and Sana Abulebdeh , small business owner; Badi and Mai Ali, counselor; Abdullah and Hanadi Alshanteer, convenience store owners; Dewey Trogdon, retired

$250: Charles and Sandra Cornelio, executive officer/homemaker; Ali and Iman Qunbar

Total: $3,725

Kevin Green

$1,000: William Hall Jr., retired

$500: John Stratton, real estate; Robert Stephens, attorney; Len White, real estate

$300: Cooper Brantley, attorney; Marc Bush, president, Greensboro Sports Commission; Douglas Galyon, retired; Randall Kaplan, self-employed; E.S. Melvin, president, Bryan Foundation; Katherine Stern, housewife; Dwight Stone, builder; Mike Twilley, investments

$250: Allen Dick, company owner; Terri Gunn, Bryan Foundation; Susan Melvin; Donald Orr, retired; Garson Rice, auto dealer; Barbara Williams, housewife

Total: $14,475

Sandra Anderson Groat

$4,000: R.L. Groat, physician

$500: Robert Groat, executive; John Kavanagh, builder; William Tankersley III, attorney; Scott Wallace, home builder

$474: Sandra Anderson Groat, builder

$300: Jerone and Roberta Pearson, developer

$250: Raouf Badawi, physician; Martha Faw, builder; Charles and Jacklyn Melvin, attorney; Robert Page, executive; Dwight Stone, developer; Larry and Diane Thompson, Realtor; Dalton Worthington Jr., company owner

Total: $11,582

Joel Landau

$1,000: Carole Drexel, self-employed and minister

Total: $4,980

Bill Knight

$500: Alvin Bodford, company president

Total: $3,519

Robbie Perkins

$500: Jon Bell, real estate; Steve Bell, company president; Howard and Nancy Borum, attorney; Joseph Bryan Jr., retired; Joe Callicott , restaurateur; William Cassell, publishing; Lenwood Dennis, insurance; John Ellison Jr., company president; Michael Murray, real estate; Thomas White Jr., real estate

$300: Henry Isaacson, attorney; Jerone Pearson, real estate; Pressley Ridgill, company president

$250: Eric Calhoun, company president; Steve Carlson, textiles, William Frank, retired; Allen Dick, radio station president; Worth Holleman, attorney; Russ Hunt, company vice president; Randall Kaplan, investments; Kenneth Keller, attorney; Pete Osborne, construction; Garson Rice, auto dealer; Chris Vaughn, attorney

Total: $17,906

Mary Rakestraw

$250: Bill Hervey, retired; Charles Irvin, investor; James Tannen, dentist; Ernest Whichard

Total: $1,105

Donna Riechmann

Total: $1,268

Janet Wallace

Total: $225


Tonya Clinkscale

$300: Tiffany Lee, clothing buyer

Total: $918


Goldie Wells

$1,000: The Rev. Vicurtis Little, minister

$500: The Rev. Otis Lockett, minister

Total: $4,458


Cyndy Hayworth

$2,000: Fred Proctor, retired

$1,000: Mary Hagan, homemaker

$680: James Judge, company president

$250: Richard Smith, retired

Total: $6,280

Zack Matheny

$1,000: Jonathan Bell, property management; Joseph McKinney Jr., self-employed; Brantley White, property management; Michael Winstead Jr., self-employed

$950: Michael Shannon, attorney

$500: Frank Auman, business owner; George Aycock, attorney; Scott Bayer, self-employed; Jonathan Baynes, executive; Charles Blackmon, attorney; Spence Broadhurst, banker; Chester Brown III, real estate; Justin Conrad, company president; William Hayes, CFO; Rani Hussami, self-employed; George Jordan, furniture; Arthur Samet, company president; Allen Sharpe, real estate; Dwight Stone, builder; Thomas White, property management; Thomas White Jr., property management

$300: Bradley Lowe, self-employed; Richard Montana, commercial broker

$250: Derek Allen, attorney; Alexander Audilet, attorney; Evan Durant Bell, property management; Steven Bell, real estate; James Black, commercial broker; Hardin Blackwell, business owner; Burns Blackwell, business owner; Drew Brown, attorney; Carole Bruce, attorney; Jennifer Cross, attorney; Bradford Deaton, land development; Bradley Field, timber broker; George Wayne Garris, self-employed; Kevin Geese, company manager; Marsha Glazman, community volunteer; Charles Hagan III, attorney; Lynn Haley, retired; Gregory Holland, attorney; Ricky Hopkins, property management; Richard Jones, executive; Ralph Jones, commercial broker; Michael Kelly, sales; Harold Kern III, broker; Robert Kidwell, attorney: Stephen Klee, attorney; Kurt Kronenfeld, company vice president; John Lomax, construction; Gray McCaskill, insurance; Robert McIntosh, lumber importer; Frank Mellon, self-employed; E.S. Melvin, Bryan Foundation president; James Thomas Melvin, construction; Charles Melvin, attorney; Susan Melvin, retired; Michael Murray, self-employed; Scott Neff, sales; Ronald Nelson, property management; Mindy Oakley, consultant; Jeffrey Oleynik, attorney; Jim Phillips, attorney; Dennis Quaintance, hospitality; George Ragsdale, banker; Mark Reynolds, self-employed; Timothy Rice, Moses Cone CEO; David Sar, attorney; Edward Sartin, company president; Randy Spell, executive; John Stratton III, business owner; Benjamin Sydnor, financial planning; Charles Truby Jr., engineer; Harrison Turner III, physician; Robin Tyler, property management; Jesse Washburn, sales; Preston Young, attorney

Total: $34,115

Joe Wilson

$500: Frank Ayers Jr., business owner

$340: Terry Miller, salesman

$300: Jerone Pearson, landlord

$250: Joe Guarino, medical doctor

Total: $5,360


Mike Barber

$500: Michael Murray, real estate development

$300: Jerone Pearson, real estate development

$250: Charles Melvin, attorney; Wiley Sykes III, real estate development

Total: $1,500


Sandy Carmany

$250: William Hemphill, retired; Mark Hyman, dentist; Thomas Winston Jones, retired; Thomas Phillips, financial adviser/city councilman

Total: $2,912

Trudy Wade

$500: Betty Petty, retired; Michael Winstead

$300: Teddy Welborn, self-employed

Total: $2,950


Early voting for Greensboro City Council and Pleasant Garden Town Council will end today. Hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Old County Courthouse, 301 W. Market St., Greensboro.


Look for a guide to the primary on page B1 of Monday’s newspaper.


It’s not too late to learn about the candidates. Go to and click on the red, white and blue Vote logo and you’ll find:

- Questionnaires filled out by the candidates

- Voters’ questions in districts 1 and 3 and candidates’ responses

- Stories about the elections, including previews of the races and coverage of forums and two town meetings

- The Vote 2007 blog

Compiled by staff writer Margaret Moffett Banks

Source: Guilford County Board of Elections


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