Wingate University Friends of the Library host Wiley Cash

Wiley Cash photo by Tiffany B. Davis
Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer 704-233-8320

Wingate, N.C. – Wingate University Friends of the Library announce the third annual spring fundraiser featuring New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash, a Gaston County native. The event will take place on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at Rolling Hills Country Club in Monroe, NC.

The evening includes a buffet, author talk and a silent auction. "The Friends of the Library act as a champion of the Ethel K. Smith Library by providing promotional, community and financial support," said Christy Inge, access services manager for the Ethel K. Smith Library. "They've scheduled many notable authors, like Cash."

Reservations are required. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by contacting Christy Inge at 704-233-8091 or

Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 6th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves nearly 2,700 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

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