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Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce Weekly News & Updates

Weekly news & updates

January 15, 2021

Chamber News

Chamber Board Annual Report Video

 

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American Pickers is coming back to North Carolina in March and they're looking for leads throughout the state, specifically interesting characters with interesting items and lots of them! Contact the Chamber for information

The Chamber of Commerce is excited to be able to offer members a healthcare benefit for your business. Chamber members receive a discount on monthly costs for Aetna Funding Advantage Plans through Chamber member Eben Concepts.

 

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Toe River Arts expands its Traditional Arts Programs for Students (TAPS) for the upcoming 2021 year by offering classes in traditional textiles, in addition to the familiar guitar and fiddle lessons.

 

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Penland School of Craft

 

Registration is open for Workshops, Two Ways

 

ONLINE: Penland Everywhere Demos & Workshops: Same studios, same expert instruction, same engaging peers—new online format!

IN PERSON: Summer 2021 Workshops: We just published full descriptions for our Summer 2021 workshops! 

New & Renewing Members

 

New Member

The Beauty Alley Salon & Boutique

Mountain Acreage WNC

 

Thank you to all of the renewing Chamber members. We are stronger togeter!

 

Mayland Community CollegeIronwood Therapeutic ArtsPittman Signs & DesignTriple R OasisThurston AssociatesCarolina Farm Credit Service, and Charles & Becky Gillespie

Mayland Community College is offering free classes through the Governor's Education Emergency Relief Program.

 

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Updated Winter Hours

 

  • Bare Dark Sky Observatory will be closed January and February
  • Toe River Crafts store in Celo is open until January 17th this year  
  • Toe River Arts closed till February 2
  • OOAK Art Gallery closed till February 4
  • Mountain Time on Main open Tues-Sat 10 to 5
  • Munch Box open Mon-Sat 11 to 4
  • The Colorful Gypsy closed through January 15 for updates and new products then open Fri/Sat/Mon 10 to 5
  • Felicity’s Boutique closed January 10th - March 15th for renovations open by appt, online shopping, curbside pickup available & Valentine's Day Stroll 828-682-2110
  • Nu Wray Inn is open year round with rooms available for anyone’s traveling needs
  • Something Special and Monkey Business Toy Shop open Mon-Fri 10 to 6, Sat 10-5, closed Sunday.
  • Burnsville Wine and... open Thurs-Sat 11 to 6
  • Main Street Shoes Mon & Tues by appointment, Wed-Sat 10:30 to 6

Events

Valentine's Day Stroll

Friday, February 12

 

The Chamber Small Business Committee has started planning for their Valentine's Day event. If your business would like to participate, contact the Chamber office.

Grants and Covid-19 Support

Yancey County Health Department is offering a Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic for individuals 75 and older.

 

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NCDHHS/EDPNC COVID-19 webinar recording to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses and the ways in which businesses can protect themselves and their customers. available

 

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjkO0WqiZNo&feature=youtu.be

Count on Me NC is offering 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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From the Director...

I will be sending out a Chamber Member Engagement Survey next week. Please fill it out so that we can provide programs of value to you. If you would like to fill out a survey but are unable to do so online, you can also pick one up in the Chamber office.

 

We are forming Membership, Crafts Fair, and Events committees. If you have been on a committee in the past or would like to participate in the future, please reach out to the Chamber office.

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