Chad Macek sells raffle tickets for a new golf cart to benefit WOVV radio station. Photo: C. Leinbach

Ocracoke’s community radio station WOVV 90.1 FM is raffling off a customized golf cart as a fundraiser.

The winning ticket for the 2022 EZ-Go Valor 4 48V electric cart in electric blue will be drawn at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, and announced on air.

Tickets are $10 each or $50 for six. They are available for sale most Saturdays outside the Variety Store and are announced on air and on the WOVV Facebook as scheduled.

Tickets can be purchased online on the WOVV website,, and click on the Golf Cart Raffle Tickets button.

The winner is responsible for transporting the golf cart to wherever.

WOVV (Ocracoke’s Village Voice) is a nonprofit community radio station noted for its eclectic mix of music genres and weekly music shows prepared by volunteers.

Daily updates on programming are posted on its Facebook page, Ocracoke Community Radio WOVV 90.1 FM

Through programs such as the weekly ‘What’s Happening on Ocracoke’ and public service announcements, it keeps the community and visitors informed on local news.

The station plays a key role during emergency events such as hurricanes heading our way and has an emergency back up generator when the island loses its power.

Fans and families of the players can listen to live broadcasts of the school’s Ocracoke Dolphins basketball games.

Anyone interested in a tour of the station, located on the second floor of the OVFD firehouse on Back Road, can send a note on its Facebook page or contact Peter Vankevich,

David Sokol, Ruby and Elizabeth Peele get a little carried away grooving to one of their playlist songs when they were special guests recently on WOVV. Photo: P. Vankevich

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