Thursday, January 7, 2021

Weekly Village Update 12.31.20


Chamber News
The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center will be closed January 1st.
We would like to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year!
WinterFest January 28-31
This year we will not be hosting the Polar Bear Plunge or any ticketed events, but we working on creating a fun weekend focused on celebrating the restaurants, shops, and outdoor activities in Blowing Rock.

Want to add something to the schedule of events? Email Suzy the information.

Check out for a listing of activities.
5th Annual High Country Economic Kickoff
The 5th Annual High Country Economic Kickoff is scheduled for Thursday, January 28th from 9:00-10:30am, produced from the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country and distributed via Zoom by AppTV.

The event is co-hosted by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce and is presented by Peak Insurance Group, with additional support from Skyline National Bank4 Forty Four and Allen Wealth Management.
Dr. Harry Davis, longtime Appalachian State Walker College of Business faculty member and member of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, will deliver his 2021 Economic Forecast. Dr. Davis serves as both Dean and Instructor for the North Carolina School of Banking. 

Register online HERE. Use code "BRCHAMBER" for a $5 discount.
NCDHHS Vaccine Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently release information on COVID-19 Vaccine phases.

Find out what phase you are in here and visit for more information.
PPE Discount
Prices on PPE have been updated on Receive an additional 10% off when you use code "Blowing Rock Chamber"
To submit your news to our weekly newsletter, email by Wednesday.

Our newsletter reaches over 1,000 member contacts each Thursday!
Upcoming Activities & Meetings

Member News
Horton Hotel Ball Drop
Cheers to a New Year. Watch the Ball Drop from downtown King St. or at the Horton Hotel Rooftop Snow Bar and cozy Lobby Lounge. Guests are loving the new Winter drinks and small bites. Doors open at 4pm. Countdown at 8pm to accommodate 10pm curfew.
WNC Magazine
Blowing Rock was featured as a winter escape to find "Sweet Retreat" in WNC's Winter addition.

Pick up a free copy of the magazine at the Chamber to read more!
Blood Drive
The Blowing Rock Rotary Club and the Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive at Tanger Outlets on Tuesday, January 19th from 11:30am - 4:00pm.
Watauga Democrat's Best of the Best
Congratulations to our Chamber Members who were named 2020 Best of the Best by Watauga Democrat readers!

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.

To submit your news to our weekly newsletter, email by Wednesday.

Our newsletter reaches over 1,000 member contacts each Thursday!
Thank you to our 2020 Chamber Partners!
Important Contacts

NC Governor
Roy Cooper
US Senator
Thom Tillis
US Senator
Richard Burr
US House Representative
Virginia Foxx
NC House Representative
Ray Russell
NC Senator
Deanna Ballard

US President
Donald J. Trump

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