Are You Looking For A New Vehicle? Then Register For The Friends of Coal Auto Fair Raffle


BECKLEY, W.V. (WOAY)- One local car dealership in Beckley donated a vehicle to be raffled off at the Friends of Coal Auto Fair.


Mountaineer Automotive in Beckley has donated a 2009 Pontiac G5 to be raffled during the Friends of Coal Auto Fair, which takes place July 20-21 at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport. Proceeds from the car raffle will benefit Hospice of Southern West Virginia and the Raleigh County Humane Society.

Raffle tickets go on sale starting July 12th and will remain on sale until Saturday, July 21 at the Friends of Coal Auto Fair. One ticket costs $5, three tickets are $10 and an arm’s length will cost $20.


Tickets can be purchased prior to the Auto Fair at Mountaineer Automotive in Beckley at 615 North Eisenhower Drive, or Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s Wickham Administrative Building in Beckley at 456 Cranberry Drive.


Those interested can also purchase tickets July 20-21 at Mountaineer Automotive’s tent at the Friends of Coal Auto Fair.

The winner will be announced Saturday, July 21 at the Auto Fair concert.

For more information on the car raffle, call 304-255-6404.


Daniella Hankey

Daniella Hankey joined Newswatch as a Reporter. Armed with a major in Communications and Media Studies and a minor in Education, Daniella relocated to southern West Virginia from Florida to further pursue her career. During her time at Stetson, she covered several big stories on and off campus including the June 2016 Pulse Night Club shooting and Hurricane Matthew. She worked as a news anchor and reporter for her college news station and enjoyed an internship in productions at PBS. Her love for journalism started in high school when she was selected as a Bright House Varsity Reporter as well as the school anchor. Daniella was born and raised in Orlando and is a proud Floridian. Her current interests include enjoying everything West Virginia has to offer, from outdoor adventures to the beautiful mountains and scenery. As a multi-trained journalist, Daniella is always prepared to cover the stories that matter to our viewers and help to keep her newly adopted community informed. If you have any story ideas or news tips, please email Daniella at