State of the Town

November 6, 2021

Dear Blowing Rock Homeowners,

Please mark you calendar to attend the State of the Town event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce Thursday, November 18th at 5:30 pm in the American Legion Building on Wallingford Street. The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce’s Community, Government & Education Committee in partnership with the Town of Blowing Rock invites all residents and business owners to attend the annual State of the Town event.

The event is usually scheduled during the summer months was postponed due to COVID concerns this summer.

Many homeowners have left for the season, but the event will be recorded for anyone who cannot attend. The link to the You Tube video can be found on the Chamber’s website or the Town of Blowing Rock’s website

Attend or view the video to learn about exciting current and future projects in the Town of Blowing Rock as well as look at the economic indicators. The Town’s report will be presented by Mayor Sellers and Town Manager, Shane Fox.

Charles Hardin will update the audience on the current projects and initiatives of the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce and the Village Foundation.

Tracy Brown, Executive Director of Blowing Rock Tourism Development Authority will present the initiatives of the Authority along with year end occupancy numbers and how COVID 19 has affected tourism and marketing of the Village.

This year the Chamber is  pleased to host Chuck Mantooth, President and CEO of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System to provide an update on the Watauga Medical Center expansion project. This has been a major point of interest with the active construction site.

This special event will bring everyone up to date on various projects taking place around Town and the Chamber of Commerce’s events and programs.

Questions will be taken in advance via email to so that the speakers can ensure that all areas of interest are addressed. Additional questions will also be taken at the conclusion of the presentations.


Tim Gupton

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