Live Oak Bank helps Grant a Wish to a Brunswick County Child

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (September 4, 2013) — Live Oak Bank, headquartered in Wilmington and currently ranked second in the nation in Small Business Administration 7a loans, has sponsored the wish of a 6-year-old Brunswick County girl that will be granted by Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina later this month.

Dacey, who has Complex Congenital Heart Disease, will travel with her family to Walt Disney World as part of her wish experience.  A wish party honoring the Southport resident will be held at the Live Oak Bank headquarters on Friday, September 6.

“We are humbled to be a part of the wish granting process for Dacey,” commented Laura Petty, Marketing Programs Manager at Live Oak Bank. “Working with Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina and having our employees involved with this local family has been extremely rewarding for us.”

WHAT:             Dacey’s Wish Party

WHERE:          Live Oak Bank

 Friday, September 6, 2013 at Noon

 Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Founded in 1986, the chapter serves all medically eligible children who reside in the 49 counties east of the Orange / Alamance county line. Our chapter operates solely through generous donations of individuals, corporations and foundations. With the help of more than 200 volunteers, including our Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina has granted more than 2,600 wishes since its inception. More information is available on our chapter website You can also follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@MakeAWishEastNC).