Happy Mother’s Day

Sunday May 12, 2024, is Mother’s Day.  We would like to wish all those very special Moms a grand day of celebration.  What a wonderful time to stop and honor your mom.  It’s always a special day in our house.  Thank you for all you have done for your family and especially your children.  We wouldn’t be here without you.

ASU Commencement Weekend

ASU Commencement is this Friday and Saturday.  Prepare for unusually heavy traffic this weekend in the High Country.

Music on the Lawn Begins Friday

The 2024 season of Music on the Lawn at Ragged Gardens begins this week with Shelby Rae!

Art in the Park Dates 2024

The dates of 2024 Art in the Park are May 18, June 15 , July 13, August 17, September 7, October 5, 2024. 

Blowing Rock 2024 Comprehensive Plan 

CLARIFICATION:  The 2024 Comprehensive Plan is available on the town website.  There are not copies available at Town Hall (my bad).  To review click here: 

BRCA 2024 Priorities Survey Reminder

Every registered voter in the Blowing Rock district (Caldwell & Watauga) should have received a postcard this week regarding the 2024 BRCA Survey.  There is a QR code that will take you to the survey or you can find the survey by clicking here:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R5YHRB9

We encourage everyone to participate in our survey.  This helps BRCA focus its efforts for the upcoming season and express your priorities to our elected officials.  The survey closes June 1, 2024.  Response so far has been brisk.

2024 Second Primary Election Reminder

A second primary will take place on May 14, 2024, for the following contests:

  • Republican nomination for lieutenant governor:
    • Hal Weatherman
    • Jim O’Neill
  • Republican nomination for state auditor:
    • Jack Clark
    • Dave Boliek
  • Early Voting Sites

In-person early voting for the May 14, 2024, second primary election begins Thursday, April 25, and ends at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Early voting sites and schedules are available at the Early Voting Site Search. Locations and voting hours are also available at Early Voting Sites for the May 14, 2024 Election (PDF).

On behalf of all of us at BRCA we sincerely appreciate your financial support and your ongoing engagement.  Thank you for following us.  We also want to thank our new members; we welcome you to BRCA!

Make it a great weekend!

Tom Barrett
VP & Executive Committee

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