Thursday, January 3, 2019

Weekly Village Update 1.3.19

Commerce Communications

Be "in the know" with Chamber news, local happenings & more!

Chamber Events & News

We're Good Sports... a Ribbon Cutting
On the afternoon of December 28th, Main Street and its shops were bustling with the post-holiday crowd as Dan, Laurel, Chamber staff, board members and town dignitaries cut the ceremonial ribbon on We're Good Sports on Main Street. Read More

Doors open at 7:15 am; the event will end promptly at 9 am. Free parking will be available in the Appalachian Ski Mountain member lot, which provides easy access to the Snow Cloud Room.
High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast
January 24th at 7:30 am
The 3rd Annual High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast is co-hosted by the Blowing Rock and Boone Area Chambers of Commerce and is presented by Peak Group.Insure, formerly the Nationwide Insurance Charles Eyler Agency. The event will be held in the Snow Cloud Room at Appalachian Ski Mountain. Longtime Appalachian State Walker College of Business faculty member, Dr. Harry Davis, will deliver his 2019 economic forecast. Tickets are $10 for Chamber members, $15 for non-members.

Fabulous Fashions at WinterFest
Retail members, we're extending the deadline to register to participate in the 2019 WinterFashion Show at Chetola Resort on Friday, Jan. 25th to this Monday, Jan. 7th. Please review the info (linked below) and return your form to Katy Reisterer.

Tickets are available online or at the Chamber for $35 or are $40 at the door. Tickets include brunch hors d'oeuvres and passed mimosas, gift bags and raffle entries!

Questions? Want to attend but aren't a member? Call 828.295.7851 or email
New Year, New Networking Opportunities!
Business BEFORE and AFTER Hours 2019
Mark your calendars now and plan to attend the 2019 season of Business Before Hours and Business After Hours!

Watch your email for details and registration information prior to each event. Your registration helps our hosts plan for food & beverages, PLUS only those who register via the emailed link will be entered in the raffle for door prizes! 

Allen Wealth Management
"At Allen Wealth Management, we believe our most important job as your advisor is to help you find your financial path. Since no two paths are the same, we utilize our proprietary process known as the TRAIL system to help make sure you are on the right path for you."

Contact Allen Wealth Management at 828.268.9693.

Member Events & News

Job Opportunity
LifeStore Insurance has an opening for a Commercial Lines Account Manager at their Boone location. The Commercial Lines Account Manager will work with Account Executives to market, acquire and advise new and existing clients.

Store Retiring; Fixtures Available
After 25 seasons, Sister Act is retiring their Blowing Rock store. We will miss them!

In preparation, they will be selling some furniture and fixtures. There are several items available... tables, armoire and a large wood carved bookcase just to name a few. Please contact Sherri Whelan at the boutique at 828.295.9333 for details.

Local Realtors Donated Thousands to Area Organizations
Local Realtors distributed more than $14,000 to more than a dozen area organizations in 2018, continuing a tradition of community philanthropy. The High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR), which unites real estate professionals within Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties, annually donates thousands of dollars to various community groups. Read More

TAC Talk: Devorah Chocolate
January 17th at 6 pm
During this presentation at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, Meagan Brown of Devorah Chocolate will uncover the numerous steps integral to chocolate making as we taste, touch and smell our way through the process.

Chamber Information and Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday, January 9th at 8 am
High Country Economic Kickoff Breakfast: Thursday, January 24th at 7:30 am, Appalachian Ski Mtn
Annual Chamber Awards Luncheon: Tuesday, February 12th at 11:30 am, Meadowbrook Inn

All meetings are held in the Chamber Boardroom unless otherwise noted.

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