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Today’s Email Announcements

1) Leatherwood Mountains Introduces New Mobile App

Leatherwood Mountains Resort,  an area leader in vacation rental management, partnered with Glad to Have You to deliver a state of the art mobile app, free of charge, to their guests.  This new mobile app provides guests with all of the information they need while on vacation at the touch of a button.

Leatherwood Mountains Resort mobile app provides guests with vacation rental access instructions, maps, custom rental content (such as gate codes, Wifi passwords, door access codes, etc.), and a comprehensive list of area restaurants, activities, events, and other local recommendations.  Modern travelers demand and deserve instantly accessible information and a great guest experience.  Leatherwood Mountains Resort is delivering that experience and differentiating themselves as a guest centric vacation rental company.

The Glad to Have YouGuest Management System allows Leatherwood Mountains Resort to deliver guest specific information via mobile devices and guest web portals.  Guests receive only the information they need to enjoy their particular vacation rental.  The Guest Management System can also track information about each guest, their likes and dislikes, and much more.  With specific guest insight that is easily manageable, Leatherwood Mountains Resort can provide a first-class experience unique to each guest, and unrivaled by any rental company in the area.

“Glad to Have You is a powerful tool that will help us make our guests travel experience even more enjoyable.” Says Abbie Hanchey

“We are thrilled to be partnering with a company like Leatherwood Mountains Resort” says Chip Hoffa, Director of Implementation at Glad to Have You.  “They clearly understand and embrace the importance of the overall guest experience, and we are excited to offer a mobile platform that will help Leatherwood Mountains Resort provide a world class experience for their guests.”

2) Newland Concert Teams with American Cancer Society on Friday

The Newland Business Association is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to host a double concert at the Avery High School field on Friday featuring Sound Traveler and Kindsay and Green. The concert starts at 6 p.m. and will feature food, special games, treats, the ACS luminaria ceremony and survivor walk fundraising.

3) Weekly Events at Lost Province Brewing

Thursday July 23

$3.00 Thursday-$3.00 pints on all Lost Province brewed beers (except high gravity)

8pm-Closing Live Music: Klee Liles. One half of the Klee and Mike Show, Klee Liles will be performing at Lost Province Thursday, July 23rd. Come join us for great music, food and of course, beer. Klee lives in Boone, NC, plays guitar and sings, all while rocking one of an impressive collection of patterned short-sleeve shirts.

Friday July 24

Feature Friday at Five continues with a special keg of Strawberry Rhubarb Saison.

8pm-Closing Live Music: The Hot Club of Lenoir. The Hot Club of Lenoir (HCOL) features some of the best musicians the area has to offer. Steeped in the Americana tradition mixed with Manouche Swing flavors and modern styles, the HCOL is a family friendly musical group of amazing talent.

Saturday July 25

8pm-Closing Live Music: Maureen Renihan and Friends. Maureen Renihan is a Boone based vocalist performing throughout the high country, piedmont and foothill regions of North Carolina. Influenced by great icons such as Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, and Ella Fitzgerald, Maureen sets a nostalgic tone with her soothing vocals and sincere delivery. With an ever expanding repertoire and theatrical background of over twenty years, Maureen possesses the creativity and versatility to delight audiences of all ages. Accompanied by some of the finest jazz musicians in the region, Maureen Renihan & Friends perform classic jazz standards, familiar show tunes, and jazz interpretations of popular music.

Sunday July 26

Lost Province Sunday: Residents of “The Lost Province” (Watauga, Ashe, Avery and Alleghany) receive 10% off food with verification of residency.

6pm-8pm Family Night Live Music: Dane Page. Dane Page has been playing music professionally for 4 years in bars/coffee shops/breweries and wherever else in the Charlotte and Boone area, but calls the Carolina Piedmont his home. He started playing guitar in 7th grade wanting to be Jimmy Page, and still does, but music has lead him to many different genres of music, and most recently, songwriting. His songwriting influences range from modern song writers (Amos Lee, Josh Ritter, Gregory Alan Isakov, Justin Townes Earle) to classic song writers (Merle Haggard, Hall & Oates, Woody Guthrie, Paul Simon)