or call the Blowing Rock Chamber of
Commerce at 828.295.7851.
Dr. Harry Davis Predicts 2018 to be the
Best Economic Period in Years
The High Country Economic Kickoff
Breakfast was held on January 9th. “I’m as positive about the economy right
now as I have been in 10 years," said Davis, a professor of banking
and economics for Appalachian State University and the North Carolina
Bankers Association. Read more in the Watauga Democrat's article
recapping the event.
Picture from Watauga Democrat article.
Marketing Tips for January
It's likely still a busy time for you!
It's important to carry the holiday momentum into January and beyond.
Here's a resource to give you a head start on your email marketing planning
Remember - Blowing Rock Chamber of
Commerce members receive special Constant Contact pricing based on your
affiliation with our chamber! Sign-Up
The NC Department of Labor has begun
accepting applications from businesses that qualify for a workplace safety
award. Safety awards are presented to companies throughout the year that
have demonstrated above-average worker safety and health programs. Read More
Chetola Spa and Recreation Center Director
The end of 2017 marked a personal and
professional milestone for Chetola Spa and Recreation Director Robyn
Lindenmuth, whose combined departments reached the $1 million mark in
annual revenue for the first time ever. It is a mark worth celebrating, as
Lindenmuth is on the cusp of her 10-year anniversary, which she celebrates
in February. Read More
The Office of Relocation and Dual Career
Assistance within Appalachian State University is a new university
program developed collaboratively by the Office of Academic Affairs and the
Office of Human Resources. Its purpose is to support new and prospective
faculty, staff and their dual career partners and families in relocating to
the local community. Read More
Please email Becky Gosky or call 828-262-6483 to
discuss how we may partner to help our new Appalachian faculty and staff
and the Blowing Rock Chamber members.
In the film, we witness M.C. Richards
engaging in contemplative questioning regarding the nature of art,
imagination, wholeness, community, and our place in the cosmos. This is a
film not just about M.C. It’s about all of our quests to become authentic creators
of art and community.
The newest winter and spring fashions will
be featured from the area’s top retail stores! Come find out what you need
in your closet!
Tickets (available online, at the Chamber,
or at the door) are $35 and include lunch after the show! Doors & cash
bar open at 11 am. The runway opens at 11:30 am. Learn More
Retailers: do you want to participate and
show your fashions and/or accessories? Contact Loni at 828.295.7851 or
Polar Plunge Brunch
Saturday, January 27th, 10 am - Noon
Timberlake's at Chetola Resort
Chetola will feature a Polar Plunge Brunch
Buffet in Timberlake’s for those folks who don’t want to brave possibly
frigid temps but still want to get in on the action. WBTV’s
John Carter is returning to emcee and a videographer from the station
will connect a live feed for viewing in the Timbers Room in conjunction
with a special brunch buffet.
$22 adults; $16 children (12 and younger)
Includes iced tea, hot tea and coffee;
does not include alcohol and gratuity.
Limited seating. Reservations recommended,
Please visit our website calendar for more events!
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