Mile High Yoga at 5506′, June 24
Flower Bouquet Workshop at Beech Mountain Resort, Saturday
Medical Practice Offers Same-Day Patient Access
Boone, NC (June 20, 2017) – Can you remember the last time you were sick and unable to schedule an appointment at your doctor’s office? All too often, patients in need of non-life threating medical attention end up in the emergency room. These patients are then treated in an emergency care setting when they could be treated more appropriately within their medical practice.
To learn more about Appalachian Regional Healthcare System please visit apprhs.org.
Blue Ridge Electric Annual Membership Meeting, June 22
Contact: Renee Whitener, Director of Public Relations, Blue Ridge Energy, (828) 758-2383 ext. 3213
Lenoir, North Carolina (June 19, 2017) – The annual membership meeting of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation will be held Thursday, June 22, beginning at 4 p.m. at the cooperative’s corporate office at 1216 Blowing Rock Blvd. in Lenoir.
In business meeting format, the annual meeting consists of business reports from key board and staff members as well as results from the 2017 director election.
In mid-May, members received annual meeting and director election information by mail or by email if signed up to receive it electronically. Additionally, the cooperative’s annual report appears in the June issue of Carolina Country and is also available on the cooperative’s website at www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com.
Under the market name of Blue Ridge Energy, Blue Ridge Electric serves some 74,000 electric cooperative members in northwest North Carolina and its subsidiary provides propane, fuels and related hearth products in district office showrooms. Blue Ridge Energy also offers energy efficiency programs, community solar options and innovative energy solutions. More information about Blue Ridge Energy can be found at www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com.
Concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church, July 2
Sunday, July 2nd will find The Good Vibes Trio at St. John’s Episcopal Church performing swing, bosa nova and torch songs in the style of Lionel Hampton. Bring a covered dish to share and join us for supper on the lawn after an evening of wonderful music. The concert is at 5:00 pm with admission of $5.00 per person. St. John’s is located in Valle Crucis on Herb Thomas Rd., – off Mast Gap Road – signs will be posted. For further information www.holycrossvallecrucis.net and clink on the link for St. John’s or call 828-963-4609
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Visit Tweetsie Railroad, July 7-9
Blowing Rock, N.C. (June 20, 2017) Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo, everyone¹s favorite mutant ninja turtles, are coming to Tweetsie Railroad! Nickelodeon and Tweetsie Railroad invite children to meet the costumed characters when they visit the theme park July 7-9, 2017. The characters will be making scheduled appearances in the Hacienda to take pictures and interact with fans throughout the weekend. Fans can spend time with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and enjoy a day of Wild West adventure at North Carolina¹s first theme park.
Since its launch in 2012, Nickelodeon¹s all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has re-energized the iconic characters from this wildly popular franchise. Currently in its third season, the series is seen in over 170 countries and territories, and translated in over 50 languages. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles follows four mutant turtles‹Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo‹who battle evil from the New York City sewers. The series is created at Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif. The Paramount Pictures feature film premiered summer 2014, and to date has grossed almost $500MM worldwide, with a sequel set to be released in 2016.
Visitors can enjoy special appearances from Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. daily, as well as the rides, shows and Wild West fun available all season long at Tweetsie Railroad.
Nickelodeon, now in its 37th year, is the No. 1 entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon¹s U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
Blowing Rock Monday Night Concert Series Begins July 10
Monday Night Concert Series in Blowing Rock
Broyhill Park, 173 Lakeside Dr., Blowing Rock
7:00 p.m., free
Alternate rain location: American Legion Building
Dates for the concerts: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7
Public Notice: Mountain Family Medicine to Close on July 7
Mountain Family Medicine announces the closing of its medical practice on July 7, 2017 and will no longer see patients after that date. Mountain Family Medicine will begin immediately to transfer patient medical records to other physicians upon patient request. Patients should contact Mountain Family Medicine, 828.262.1800, 178 Hwy 105 EXT, Boone, NC 28607 as soon as possible to make arrangements for the forwarding of their medical records to another physician of their choice. If you do not know another physician, you may contact the North Carolina Medical Society or visit the North Carolina Medical Board website at www.ncmedboard.org for resources.
Sirens on the Mountain 2017 Schedule
JUNE 24th, 2017
12:00 PM . Gates Open
2:00 PM Downtown Abby and The Echoes
3:30 PM Melissa Reaves (solo set)
5:00 PM . Shelby Rae Moore
(dinner will be served between 6-8PM)
7:30 PM . Amythyst Kiah
9:00 PM Melissa Reaves
11:30 PM . Laura Blackley (acoustic set)
We ask that campers please check out by 12pm on Sunday June 25th.
Can’t wait to see you on the mountain!!
Venue address: 839 River Road, Todd, North Carolina 28684
Special Program at Grandfather Mountain with Author Randy Johnson, July 1
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Julian Price Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 296
Meet accomplished travel editor and writer Randy Johnson. Johnson founded Grandfather Mountain’s modern trail management program in 1978, and serves on the Grandfather Mountain State Park Advisory Committee. He has just published Grandfather Mountain: the History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon. Come listen to this renowned author speak about the majesty of Grandfather Mountain.