THIS FRIDAY: Final Performances of Groovy Nights 2016 at Blowing Rock Country Club

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Two nights of fun down and one to go at the eighth annual Groovy Nights festivities in Blowing Rock, which creates a laughable good time for folks raising money for the Blowing Rock Community Foundation.

The lip syncing shenanigans ensue as a finale to the annual Community Days of fundraising each year.

“The Blowing Rock Community Foundation is doing amazing things
for our great town and area,” said George Wilcox, a Blowing Rock resident. “In its 30 year history, the foundation has given Blowing Rock’s young people scholarships for post high school educations and given grants to many worthwhile causes and
organizations in our town amounting to more than $1 million.”

Continue scrolling to watch video from the first two nights’ of fun.

Missed the first two shows on Sunday and Tuesday? Catch the last night of action at the Blowing Rock Country Club on Friday, Sept. 23 with a tax deductible donation of $35 per person.

To make your reservation or learn more about BRCF, visit blowingrockcf.org, call the club at 828-295-3171 or call the foundation at 828-295-3048.

This year’s Groovy Nights directors include Kim McDonald Hartley, Sandy Miller and Jean Wilkinson.

The BRCF anticipates awarding more than $90K a year in scholarships and approximately $40K-$50K to local nonprofits in the 2016 grant cycle.

More about the Blowing Rock Community Foundation

The Blowing Rock Community Foundation was founded in 1985 to raise
funds to be used exclusively for the benefit of the Blowing Rock
Community. The Mission of the Blowing Rock community Foundation is to
raise and award charitable contributions to non-profit organizations
(501 c 3) and scholarships that benefit the Blowing Rock Community. At
present, the fund exceeds $2,000,000 and has been increasing each
year. We are building our endowment fund which helps to fund the Grant
Project Program and Scholarships. Each year, the Community
Foundation’s Board of Trustees approves all Project Grants and
Scholarships based on documented need and merit.

2015 BRCF Grant Recipients ($40K distributed)

  • Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation
  • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM)
  • Blowing Rock CARES
  • Blowing Rock School
  • Blowing Rock Historical Society
  • Blowing Rock Fire and Rescue—-In memory of Judy and Bill Burke
  • Blowing Rock Police Department
  • Blue Ridge Conservancy
  • Community Club of Blowing Rock
  • Community Care Clinic
  • Ensemble Stage Co.
  • The Hunger Coalition
  • Watauga Humane Society

BRCF Board of Trustees:

  • Sandra S. Miller – Chairman
  • George M. Ball
  • Janice Burns – Secretary
  • Susie L. Greene – Vice Chairman
  • Kim McDonald
  • Herbert P. Miller III ( Buzzy)
  • Lucinda (Cindy) Milner
  • Joe Raulerson
  • Jim Steele
  • David H Stevens
  • Jean Wilkinson

 

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