The number of diverse skill sets required
to be a successful entrepreneur is astounding. We celebrate all
entrepreneurs and thank you for creating local economies for us all to
live, work, and thrive within!
Today we want to introduce you to Zak
Ammar of Vixster Waste & Recycle. Zak is a member and young
entrepreneur with a really innovative idea. Read our blog to find out
This program will look at
the way North Carolina could find an alternative to our current
redistricting process. It is about the congressional redistricting
simulation that Tom Ross, eight retired justices and judges developed along
with the Sanford School at Duke. This program describes how and why they
developed the redistricting, explaining why they chose a nonpartisan method
and how they think it might benefit the state of North Carolina.
Speakers: NC House
Representative Jonathan Jordan and Judge Ed Gregory.
Call the Blowing Rock
Chamber of Commerce at 828.295.7851 to RSVP or click the RSVP button to
send an email.
Program is FREE and open
to the public. Seating is limited.
Local Realtors® started 2017 with
inventory at its lowest level in more than three years, as interest in the
market remained strong through the winter months.
According to the High
Country Multiple Listing Service (MLS), Realtors® sold 101 homes worth
$27.62 million in January. The median sold price, the midpoint at which
half of all homes sold above or below, was $225,000, the highest one-month
mark since last October.
The NC Department of Labor is urgingbusinesses across
the state to be on the lookout for suspicious correspondence, after the
department recently received multiple reports of persons using scare
tactics or threatening language in an attempt to sell labor law posters to
ROCK SOLID, a series highlighting our members who have been
in business in the Blowing Rock area for 20+ years:
Hanna's Oriental Rugs and Gifts
Officially operating since 1919! Hanna’s,
located at 1123 Main Street, has been a family owned business for 98 years
– the longest of any Blowing Rock business. Thamena Hanna’s father-in-law
arrived in the area to sell rugs and wares in 1917 prior to purchasing
their present location. Hanna’s carries antique and new Oriental and
Persian style rugs as well as collectibles from Lladro, Hummel,
Dresden and Swarovski. Antique tapestries and linens are also
available. Stop in for that exceptional piece. This cornerstone Blowing
Rock business has earned its reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and
passionate merchants in the region, confirmed by nearly a century of loyal
service to their customers.
“Appalachian Mountain Photography
Competition” Over 900 entries were submitted and the jury panel selected 48
finalist images. Visitors are invited to participate in the People’s Choice
“Pieces of the Puzzle: Community Outreach“
The Turchin Center’s arts and education
outreach programs connect the university arts resources to a diverse
audience of students, arts patrons, teachers and learners.
Ever wonder what WNC will look like in 10 years? Will there be enough
tech jobs for you to grow your career or enough tech workers to grow your
company? Attend and participate in UNITE WNC tech summit. We need your
voice and experience to help shape where we are headed.