The Mast General Store is partnering with the Hunger and Health Coalition Feb. 8 and 9 to fill its larder with food. The annual Be a Sweetheart, Feed the Hungry event matches each pound of candy purchased with a $1 donation to help ensure that those in our community needing a good meal will have access to enjoying one. Photo by Ken Ketchie
Oct. 29, 2012. Mast General Store, Merrell Footwear and The Health and Hunger Coalition are partnering to provide children in the High Country with weekend food, and you can help. For each pair of Merrell shoes purchased at Mast Store Oct. 14-31, Merrell will fill a pack with food to feed a child for a weekend.
Sept. 14, 2012. The 2012 Friend’s Day sale, put on by Mast General Store to benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation (BRPF), will run all day tomorrow, Sept. 15.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
Sept. 6, 2012. Mast General Store in Boone, Asheville, Hendersonville, as well as the Original Store and Annex in Valle Crucis are all celebrating Friends’ Day in honor of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 15. Ten percent of North Carolina Mast General Store’s sales on Friends’ Day will go to this invaluable organization.
April 4, 2012. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D) toured downtown Boone on Tuesday morning. After her stroll to local establishments, she spoke to the press about the economy, Marriage Protection Amendment and, of course, downtown Boone. BY JESSE WOOD