Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Weekly Village Update 5.20.21


Chamber News
Upcoming Activities & Meetings
Please join the Chamber for the following events!
  • Ribbon Cutting: 188 Museum / Town's Birthday Celebration - May 26th @4:30pm
  • Blowing Rock Young Professionals Meeting - May 26th @ 5:30pm
  • Ribbon Cutting: The Bee & The Boxwood / Blue Deer - May 28th @4:30pm
Welcome Nikki!
We are excited to have Nikki Fritz join the Chamber team! Nikki will be interning with the Chamber this Summer to assist with special events.

She is a junior at High Point University majoring in Event Management.

Say Hello next time you see her!
Green Hill Traffic Study
The Green Hill Road Traffic Study is analyzing traffic and safety concerns on Green Hill Road in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The study will be analyzing the full length of Green Hill Road, from US 321 (Lenoir Turnpike) to the Blue Ridge Parkway. A four-question survey and an interactive map will gather input from citizens; both are active now. The public survey is will close midnight on June 16th.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Looking to promote your business? The Chamber has several sponsorship & advertising opportunities available!

  • Concerts in the Park
  • Symphony by the Lake
  • Chamber Podcast - New!

Email for more information and pricing.
High Country Real Estate
Four months into the year home sales in the region are up 44 percent compared to a year ago, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of REALTORS©.
The number of single-family homes sold in April was a record for the month as sellers received almost 100 percent of their asking price. Land sales also remained strong.
Meanwhile more home sellers entered the market and expanded available inventory for the first time in 11 months.
Member News
Welcome New Members!
Welcome to Blowing Rock Revolution Clothiers & Co. Check out the new store feature men's & women's clothing located in the Hannah Building on Main Street.
TownePlace Suites is now open! Conveniently located at the entrance to Boone on HWY 321. After an eventful day, make yourself at home in their modern suites.
Chetola Summer Camp
Registration is open for Chetola Resort's Summer Camp for kids, ages 4-12.

June 7- August 13
$35 per day - 9am - 5pm

Registration required: 828-295-5533 or
Hickory Ridge History Museum
Hickory Ridge Museum presents Boone's own
Dr. Ray Christian on Saturday, May 22 at 1pm.

"From Mulattos to Melungeon's: Black and Native American impact on Appalachian Legends, History, and Culture"

Adults $ / Children $5 /
Caldwell Hospice
Virtual Volunteer Training
June 15 & 17, 2021
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Do you have the compassionate spirit needed to be a companion for someone’s journey? In partnership with Caldwell Hospice staff, volunteers serve an essential role in patient and family support, administrative and community support.
Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care is hosting a two-day virtual training in June for adults and teens who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers and volunteers. This training will be held Tuesday, June 15, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., and Thursday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. via Zoom video conferencing. To reserve a spot in the Zoom training, participants must complete an application at
More events and updates can be found on our online calendar.

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

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Thank you to our 2021 Chamber Partners!

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