Honors Award Winners 2014

morning-after-276010_1280Sixty-six communities submitted applications and the following awards were presented at the 65th WNC Honors Awards Program in November of 2014 at the Omni Grove Park Inn.

Here is a listing of the 2014 Honors Awards Winners:

COMMUNITIES OF DISTINCTION:
Bethel RCO and Upper Hickory Nut Gorge

COMMUNITIES OF PROMISE:
Balsam Grove, Big Cove, Big Y, Brasstown, Caney Fork, Carson, Cedar Mountain, Cowee, Crab Creek, Ellenboro Woman’s Club, Fine’s Creek, Gilkey School, Golden Valley, Leicester, Pigeon MCDC, Shiloh, Spring Mountain, Towstring, Unaka, Walnut

PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES

ASHE County: Todd Ruritan;
BUNCOMBE County: Avery’s Creek, Big Ivy, Buckeye Cove, Cane Creek, Fairview, Ox Creek, Rosscraggon Wood;
CHEROKEE County: Bellview, Grape Creek, Martin’s Creek;
EASTERN BAND of the CHEROKEE:  Birdtown, Paint Town, Yellowhill;
HAYWOOD County: Beaverdam, North Hominy;
HENDERSON County: Edneyville, Mills River, Upward;
JACKSON County: Pumpkintown;
MACON County:  Clark’s Chapel, Cullasaja, Holly Springs, Nantahala, Otto, Pine Grove School, Upper Cartoogechaye;
MADISON County: Center, Greater Ivy, Revere-Rice Cove, Spring Creek, Upper Laurel, Walnut Creek;
MITCHELL County: Tipton Hill;
POLK County: Pea Ridge Rutherford County: Pearidge Ruritan, Union Mills, Whitehouse; SWAIN County: Whittier;
TRANSYLVANIA County: Dunn’s Rock, Sapphire-Whitewater
WATAUGA County: Deep Gap Ruritan, Foscoe Ruritan, Mountaineer Ruritan

PRESIDENT’S 25th AWARD: Edneyville, Revere Rice Cove, Walnut Creek

PRESIDENT’S 50th AWARD: Holly Springs

CALICO CAT: Upper Hickory Nut Gorge

CALICO CAT JUNIOR: Spring Mountain

THANK YOU to the 2014 WNC Honors Awards Sponsors. Their generous contributions made over $37,000 in cash awards possible for our communities.

SPONSOR of DISTINCTION

  • Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel

SPONSORS of PROMISE

  • Biltmore Farms Inc.
  • Duke Energy

PARTICIPATING SPONSORS

  • Mission Health
  • Buncombe County Farm Bureau
  • Carolina Farm Credit
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Wells Fargo