Hospitality House to Hold 30th Anniversary Luncheon Aug. 22 to Honor Six Founding Churches

Published Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:57 am
The Hospitality House Board of Directors and Hearts of Hospitality Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting the annual Hope Luncheon Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. Held for the third consecutive year at the picturesque Wats Gap Pavillion at Blue Ridge Mountain Club; this year's luncheon, 30 Years of Hope, will celebrate thirty-years of Hospitality House providing a safety net for people in need while honoring the six founding churches for their leadership, vision and dedication. Read more...
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Ring in Spring at the 2014 Boone in Blossom Festival May 2-4 to Benefit the Hunger and Health Coalition

Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:31 pm
In celebration of a long-awaited Boone spring, the fourth annual Boone in Blossom Festival will bring a weekend's worth of local art, music and community service to the High Country May 2-4. Hosted by the Boone Community Network and presented by Gati Productions, Boone in Blossom and its fall sister festival Harvest Boone promote local community service, music, and visual and healing arts. Read more...
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Ninth Annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk for Huntington’s Disease Awareness Held on Saturday, April 12 in Boone

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm
High country runners and walkers will make moves towards finding a cure for Huntington's Disease this Saturday, April 12, at the ninth annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk on the Greenway Trail in Boone. Read more...
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Town Tavern of Blowing Rock to Host Wine to Water Benefit Evening During Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:20 pm
In the spirit of the Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival, Town Tavern of Blowing Rock will host a benefit evening in honor of local charity Wine to Water at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, with live music, door prizes, a silent auction and appropriately, wine and food. Read more...
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Hunter’s Heroes Kicks Off Fundraising Season With March 25 Benefit Evening at The Rock Sports Bar & Grill

Published Friday, March 21, 2014 at 2:25 pm
Hunter's Heroes, a nonprofit formed in memory of local Deputy William Mast Jr. after his death in the line of duty in 2012, is gearing up for their second annual charity run with a series of fundraisers and community events. Read more...
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The Watauga County Relay for Life Hosts the 2014 Kickoff Event Feb. 6 at Deerfield Methodist Church

Published Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm
Relay for Life of Watauga County will hold the 2014 Kick-Off event on Thursday, Feb. 6. The event will be held at Deerfield United Methodist Church on Deerfield Road in Boone. Registration and welcome will begin at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Top Relayers and teams from 2013 will be recognized, along with Team Captains and teams who have participated in early registration challenges for this years' event. Read more… Photo by Ken Ketchie
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Take the Polar Plunge at Chetola Lake Jan. 25 to Benefit Watauga Humane Society and Western Youth Network

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Who would have thought that jumping into a hole in an icy lake while wearing wild, wacky costumes would become one of the most time-honored annual traditions in the High Country? What sounds like crazy is apparently a lot of fun for tons of residents and visitors to the High Country every single year. Blowing Rock's WinterFest celebration provides the backdrop to the annual Polar Plunge, where this year costumed citizens will leap from the dock into a freezing cold Chetola Lake on Jan. 25-for a good cause of course. Read more… by Madison V. Fisler
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Hospitality House Presents the Second Annual Struttin’ Our Stuff Fashion Show at the Meadowbrook Inn

Published Friday, May 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm
May 3, 2013. The 2nd Annual Struttin’ Our Stuff Fashion Show, presented by Hospitality House, in conjunction with Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, will take place May 9 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock. Benefiting Hospitality House and featuring fashions from Goodwill retail locations. Read more...
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The Lees-McRae College Softball Team Continues to Be a Positive Influence in the Local Community

Published Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 12:55 pm
Dec 7, 2012. The Lees-McRae College softball team continues to be a positive influence in the local community this fall, expanding its outreach efforts several weeks ago by coordinating the Annual Healthy Halloween event, which was co-sponsored by the Avery County Smart Start and the Avery County Health Department. Read more…
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Haircut 101 in Boone Rewards Customers Who Donate to Santa’s Toy Box to Help Local Children in Need

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 12:56 pm
Dec. 5, 2012. Haircut 101 is proud to announce that we they be partnering with Santa's Toy Box, in order to help families in need this holiday season. Santa's Toy Box was started in 1986 by the men's group at Deerfield Methodist Church, and since that time has become a community project. Read more…
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Last Year’s Valle Country Fair Raised $40,000+ For Local Charity; Come Out for the 34th Annual on Oct. 20

Published Friday, October 19, 2012 at 9:35 am
Oct. 19, 2012. The colors, flavors, sights and sounds of harvest season in the Blue Ridge Mountains all come together at the Valle Country Fair in scenic Valle Crucis, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. Read more...
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