Barrick leads Mathews candidates in fundraising efforts

by Sherry Hamilton - Posted on Aug 24, 2011 - 04:25 PM

Mathews Sheriff’s Office candidate Mark Barrick leads Mathews candidates in fundraising efforts, with $4,975 in donations so far.

His largest contributor is Mark’s Glass LLC, which gave $1,500 to his campaign efforts, while Camp Holly Farms LLC of North contributed $1,000. Other contributors include Pauline M. Barrick, $500; W. Kent Owens, $250; Silvus Enterprises LLC, $200; and Janet Abrams, $150.

He has also loaned himself $100 and has received several unitemized cash contributions of $100 or less each. He has so far spent $1,685.50, leaving him a balance of $3,289.50.

Sheriff Danny Howlett has $600 in his campaign coffers; $500 of which was contributed by Royce Publications, Inc., and $100 of which is an unitemized cash contribution. He has yet to list any expenditures.

Mathews County School Board incumbent Jen Little is the second-highest fundraiser in Mathews so far, having raised $2,665. Of that amount, $1,550 was in the form of donations of $100 or less from 29 different donors. Her largest donor was Lynn C. Ripley, who contributed $500, while Dr. Daniel Carey of The Cardiovascular Group in Lynchburg donated $250; The Farm Team, a political action committee, gave $250; and Robert H. Warren donated $150. She has spent $556.98 and received a reimbursement for $37.73, leaving her a balance of $2,145.75.