Journey Scholarship Recipients 2013

  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 »

DuPont State Forest’s Aleen Steinberg Center

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 »

Aleen Steinberg Center Photo Album

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.

Forest Fairy Tale

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.  

Agriculture Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees

The purpose of this prestigious event is to recognize, encourage and promote agriculture in the mountains of North Carolina. Please reference the MEMBERS page to see who has been inducted over the past 25 years. The induction ceremony is held in May at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, North Carolina. Congratulations to 2013 Inductees…