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Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce Weekly News & Updates

Weekly news & updates

November 27, 2020

Chamber News

Watch your email for the 2021 Board of Directors election ballot. The ballots was sent by email using Survey Monkey. If you are a member of the Chamber of Commerce and do not receive an email ballot, you may stop by the Chamber office at 106 W. Main Street to fill out your ballot. Ballots must be returned no later than November 30. Newly elected Board members take office on January 1, 2021.

WNC High Country Quick Guide in the Nov/Dec issue of Blue Ridge Country magazine highlights some great Burnsville spots


  • Bare Dark Sky Observatory
  • Parkway Playhouse
  • WNC Quilt Trails
  • Homeplace Beer Co.
  • Mount Mitchell State Park
  • Snakeroot Ecotours
  • Snap Dragon
  • Buck House Inn
  • NuWray Inn


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OOAK Art Gallery is featured in the December issue of Our State Magazine.

Russell Cellular is offering 10 Days of Black Friday Deals


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NC Travel Chat interviews Jake Blood, NC High Peaks, for a two-part series on the Black Mountains.


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Blue Ridge Partnership for Children is selling fresh Fraser Fir wreaths to support Imagination Library.


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WAMY Community Action is launching its 2nd annual Santa for Seniors.


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Need Health Insurance? Pisgah Legal Services offers free support to residents of Yancey County to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges, Medicaid, and Medicare. From November 1 through December 15, anyone can get a plan through the ACA exchanges. Find out more and schedule an appointment at www.pisgahlegal.org/aca or by calling 828-210-3404.


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Grants and Covid-19 Support

Covid-19 Business Training developed by public health officials and food safety experts provides a vital roadmap for reopening your business.


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Mayland Community College Small Business Center has FREE Seminars and Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses 


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Yancey County Small Business Relief Fund - Bridge Loan Program to Assist Local Small Businesses during the Pandemic 


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Mayland Small Business Center is offering professional service grants.


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North Carolina Commerce Mortgage, Utility and Rent Relief Program


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Upcoming Events

November 23 - December 27


Toe River Arts Virtual Studio Tour


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November 28 - Shop Yancey for

Small Business Saturday



Participating Businesses


Monkey Business

Pig & Grits

Magnolia & Wren

Appalachian Java

Something Special

OOAK Art Gallery

The Colorful Gypsy

Bubba's Good Eats

Snap Dragon

Burnsville Wine and...

Main Street Shoes

Rescue Dog Cafe

Quilt n Code

Munch Box

Garden Deli

Ye Old Country Store

Digs Home & Design

Banks Jewelry & Gifts

Laura's Pizzeria & Trattoria

Mountain Time on Main

Barn Charm

Felicity's Boutique

Toe River Arts

Babes Pizza & Treats

Winter Star Family Farm Country Store


Russel Cellular


December 4 from 4pm-6pm


Blue Ridge Partnership for Children is hosting A Letters to Santa Drive Thru Event.


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December 5 at 1pm - Christmas Parade


This year's parade theme is Santa's Workshop.


The Grand Marshal is Virginia Styles


Thanks to Ingles Grocery Store for donating prizes for winning entries.

December 11 from 5pm to 8pm


Merry Main Street


Enjoy a classic hometown Christmas with lights, carriage rides, snow, a movie, business promotions and much more.


More information coming soon

December 12 from 1pm to 3pm

Book Signing at The Colorful Gypsy


Local author Chelsea Wilson Thayer will debut her young adult novel 'What Cat Lost' book one in a trilogy.

December 15 from 10am-12pm


The Department of Revenue (DOR) is offering a free webinar series to small business owners entitled “Doing Business in NC”. Each webinar targets a different time in the life cycle of a business.


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From the Director...

In an effort to offer value to our members, the Chamber of Commerce would love to showcase Christmas items available in your stores. We will promote the items with special cards directing visitors to your business.


Contact Christy Jones for more information at 682-7413.

Promoting Burnsville-Yancey County

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