Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Weekly Village Update 7.9.20

Chamber News
Chamber PPE Discount
Do you have the PPE (masks, gloves, sanitizer, etc.) that you need for next week, later this week or even tomorrow? Place your order with today! With standard, two-day, and next-day shipping options, you can get your supplies when you need them (and at a great price)! Use coupon code "Blowing Rock Chamber" for an additional 10% off.

Count On Me NC
 “Count on Me NC” is an initiative the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA), along with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS), the North Carolina Tourism Bureau (VisitNC), and the North Carolina State University, launched to provide customers reassurance that participating restaurants and businesses, including lodging, have implemented and are practicing the highest sanitation and safety measures. Training and certification are free. For more information, please visit: Have you completed your training?

Be sure to verify your business name, address, and category for accuracy. If corrections are needed, send them to If your business listing is NOT appearing on the site, submit your information via the link here. Note that it can take 24-48 hours for corrections or additions to appear on the website. Any questions or concerns with that submission link should also be directed to the NCRLA team at

For a list of Blowing Rock businesses who have already completed the training, visit and input Blowing Rock in the "Search by City" field.

Email Regina to have the "Count On Me NC" logo displayed next to your business name on
Business Resources
Upcoming Activities & Meetings
Member News
Zaloo's Kayak & Fly Shop Grand Opening
Join Zaloo's Kayak & Fly Shop on Saturday, July 11th for their grand opening celebration.

The Chamber will host a joint ribbon cutting with the Ashe County Chamber on Friday, July 10th at 11:00 am.
High Gravity Kids Day Camp
Looking for kid friendly adventures close to home this summer? Starting July 20, High Gravity Adventures Zip Line and Aerial Park will kick off its first day camp of the season at their facilities next to Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. 

Children ages 11-14 will experience a range of adventurous activities like exploring our challenge course, conquering the adventure park, screaming on the giant swing, and soaring through the sky on zip lines. All activities will be supervised by our trained and experienced staff and safety equipment will be provided at no additional charge. 
Doc's Rocks Rock Hound Tour
On Sunday, July 12th Doc's Rocks is hosting a Rock Hound Tour. You could find: smoky quartz, mandarin quartz, garent, mica, and gold!

For more information visit their website here.
Rotary Sponsored Blood Drive
The Blowing Rock Rotary Club will host a blood drive on Tuesday, July 14th from 11:30am to 4:00pm at Tanger Outlets.
Famous Toastery Soft Opening
July 18th & 19th from 9am-2pm, come join Famous Toastery as they get ready to open! Famous Toastery is inviting our community to enjoy the delicious breakfast, lunch, and brunch items they have to offer for free ahead of their grand opening! Meet their staff and taste their incredible menu, with a suggested donation to our local charity, The Children’s Council. See you there!
Flat Top Manor's History
Completed in 1901, the grand home of the late textile magnate Moses Cone, and his wife, Bertha, will soon undergo an extensive exterior restoration. Join us for a 30-minute Zoom webinar at 11 a.m. EST, Tuesday, July 14, to find out more about the Blowing Rock estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Learn about the history of the majestic place, its impressive grounds, and get a sneak peek of the work soon to begin at the manor. 
We'd love to see you!
The Chamber Team is glad to see our businesses re-opening! Email Regina to let us know you're open and we will stop by for a socially distance visit.
More events and updates can be found on our online calendar.

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