Congratulations to the 62 communities from this year’s 64th WNC Honors Awards Program. List of Community Award Recipients Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors! SPONSORS OF PROMISE Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Resort Duke Energy Progress Mission Health PARTICIPATING SPONSORS Buncombe County Farm Bureau Carolina Farm Credit First Citizens Bank HomeTrust Bank Telco Community Credit Union Wells Fargo
This year 13 scholarships totaling $10,000 have been awarded to deserving high school seniors preparing to attend college. We are honored to announce the following Journey Scholarship recipients: Cassidy Capps from Mills River $1,000 to Campbell University Annelise Coffey from Foscoe $500 to St Olaf University Isaac Dalton from Edneyville $1,000 to Liberty University Carrie Doster from Clark’s Chapel $500 to NCSU Kevin Elliott Read More »
Last November, WNC Communities was selected by Commissioner Steve Troxler of the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to complete and “up fit” a handcrafted log building in the DuPont State Forest located at the High Falls Access Area on Staton Road in Transylvania County. The project was funded through TVA Settlement Funds and the goal was to finish the facility and turn it Read More »
The Aleen Steinberg Center is a venue for educational programs and serves as a gateway to 10,400 acres of the Dupont forest which contains 80 miles of multi-use trails and spectacular waterfalls. Here is a journal of photos to show the progress on this amazing project.
A diorama was designed by the Apple Valley Model Railroad Club. Plans are for the diorama to be installed at the Aleen Steinberg Center.
LT Ward, VP of WNC Communities, shared a “fairy tale” to aptly describe the people and passion behind the construction of the Aleen Steinberg Center.