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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

1) Beech Mountain Resort is Hiring

Are you a drive, hard-working, customer service-oriented individual interested in working for one of the southeast’s premier outdoor snow-sports venues? Then Beech Mountain Resort is interested in talking with you.Call 1-800-438-2093, ext 241 to schedule an appointment. Please bring your resume with you, or email it to info@skibeech.com. During the ski season, Beech Mountain Resort Employees receive privileges like employee ID cards for skiing and snowboarding; discounts in restaurants and retail stores; discounts on rental equipment for skiing and snowboarding. Free ski and snowboard lessons upon availability. Other areas of need are lift operations, snowmaking, instructors, parking attendants, food service, ticket cashiers, grounds maintenance, rentals, mountain host, group sales, terrain park, retail and Ski Patrol. Positions to be filled include: 

  • Front Desk Sales Associate
  • Rental Shop Shift Manager
  • Rental Shop Associates
  • Food and Beverage
  • Group Sales Associate

2) Country Breakfast at the Post

It’s the last one for 2013. Start your Saturday with The Watauga American Legion Post #130 “Country Breakfast at the Post” on Saturday morning, Nov. 16 from 7-10 a.m. The cost is $8 per person for an all-you-can-eat home-cooked breakfast. The menu includes country ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade biscuits and gravy, hash browns, grits, cooked apples and fresh fruit, orange juice and coffee, regular and buckwheat pancakes available upon request. This is completely open to the public. Thank you for supporting our local veterans and veteran programs. Located at 135 Bear Trail/Junaluska Town Park in Boone. 

3) Baha’i Devotional Meeting

There will be a Baha’i devotional meeting from 10 a.m. until noon at 297 Cherry Drive in Boone on Sunday, Nov. 17. The theme of the meeting will be “the messengers of God are one-an exploration of the unity underlying the world’s major faiths. All are welcome. For more information and directions call 264-2297. 

4) Presentations by Ceramics Artist Ben Carter will be Held Nov. 18

Ceramics artist Ben Carter will offer two presentations Monday, Nov. 18, in Appalachian State University’s Department of Art. The public is invited. A 2003 Appalachian graduate whose degree focused on painting and ceramics, Carter has exhibited and published both nationally and internationally. He will discuss “A Career in Clay” at 9 a.m., and deliver an artist talk at 11 a.m. Both events will be held in Wey Hall Room 208. Carter has been a resident artist at Odyssey Clay in North Carolina, Anderson Ranch in Colorado, the Archie Bray Foundation in Montana and the Canton Clay Works in China. He also has been a visiting artist at workshops and art centers. He served as educational director of the Pottery Workshop in Shanghai, China after completing his Masters of FIne Arts degree at the University of Florida. He has curated national exhibitions in a variety of venues. He maintains a blog-titled Tales of a Red Clay Rambler-that fetures podcast interviews about clay, culture and travel. Carter’s visit is sponsored by the Department of Art’s clay area and the Catherine J. Smith Gallery. For more information, contact the department at 262-2220. 

5) High Country Recreation will Screen “Pedal Driven” Nov. 21

High Country Recreation, a local nonprofit that promotes recreational activities and advocates for improved recreation infrastructure, will host a screening of the film “Pedal Driven” on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Harvest House located at 247 Boone Heights Drive. The focus of the evening will be supporting local trail development in the High Country. In addition to showing the film, High Country Recreation hopes to connect community members with local groups (including Boone Area Cyclists, Blue Ridge Conservancy, High Country Pathways) who are already working on numerous trail projects in the High Country. Stick Boy Kitchen will stay open to provide food and drink and a place to continue conversations around local trail initiatives. Admission is free and open to the public. 

6) POSTPONED: High Country AdvantageWest Economic Update Event

Due to pending inclement weather, the AdvantageWest Economic Update originally scheduled for the High Country on Nov. 12 has been postponed until Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 4-7 p.m.