Ribbon Cutting at Bed and Barn Farms; Thurs., June 24, 10am; 661 Big Island Rd., Forest City. 828-248-4463. For the weary traveler with horses- now there is a brand new facility that can accommodate both! People traveling with horses can relax in a first class room/full amenities apartment, while their horses can relax on 30 acres and in stables on the property. Come join Tammy Martell and the Chamber of Commerce for a tour and treats at this new innovative Chamber member’s business!
Business After Hours Sponsored by the Water Oak Restaurant, June 24; 5-7pm; 205 Fashion Circle, Rutherfordton. Mark your calendar to come join Bryan Kilby, Chef/Owner at one of the finest dining establishments in the county for a night of good food and good times…Bryan has promised to present you with some “creative” cuisine!
The Top 10 Things to Look for When Building Your Website- another Chamber LUNCH and LEARN™; Wed., June 30; 12noon; Ryan’s, Forest City. We all have to start creating a website presence, to survive in business these days. Many people don’t even own the yellow pages, so if you aren’t on line- then you don’t exist! During this lunch and learn workshop, you will find out how to build a website the right way, and if you already have a website- you will find out simple ways to improve it. Jo James from Isothermal Community College will be leading this FREE educational seminar. (You just pay for your own lunch.) RSVP to Debbie at email@example.com or 828- 287-3090.
Ribbon Cutting: Main Street Coffee & Ice Cream; Wed., June 30, 4-7pm; 185 N Main St., Rutherfordton. Come join the celebration at the hottest new Ice Cream shop in the county! Be treated to some fun and 28 great tasting flavors of Hershey’s ice cream by owners Leslie and Jane. Free sample ice cream and cone for everyone between 4 & 7pm! Or indulge in some fancy coffee drinks!
Ribbon Cutting; Armed Services appreciation: 1st National Bank; New Office, Rutherfordton; Thurs., July 1, 9am; 116 Court St., Rutherfordton. Come join the folks at 1st National Bank at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their new full service branch at 116 Court St. (used to be the home loan center). Come sign a banner and write a message to honor our active service men and women from Rutherford County. Refreshments will be served!
Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Dinner- “Race to Success”; Featuring Humpy Wheeler of NASCAR Fame! July 30, 6-10pm at Carolina Event & Conference Ctr; Hudlow Rd, Forest City. Humpy Wheeler– one of the founders and most decorated promoters of NASCAR will speak. NASCAR theme, photo opps & autographs available. Tickets on sale now. NASCAR door prizes too! $25.00/members & $35/non-members; includes full dinner. Seating limited! For tickets, contact any Chamber member or call/email Debbie at 828-287-3090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.