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Rotary Press Release Golf Tournament May 2024

The Rotary Club of Highlands Golf Tournament held Monday, May 13, was a top-flight success. Treated like royalty by the Highlands Country Club, Ken Mattis, PGA, and his staff, along with 25-year HCC club manager Greg Crawford, provided an exceptional experience filled with friendship and fellowship. This year’s charitable annual event, which attracts Rotarians from across the country, included the …

Your Adventure Begins at Hudson Library this Summer!

For more information about any of these summer activities, contact Hudson Library at 828-526-3031, or stop by the library during open hours.

Rotarians Treated to Preview of 2024 Highlands Motoring Festival June 6-9

L to R:  Ricky Siegel, Highlands Motoring Festival Chair and Dave O’Harra, President, Rotary Club of Highlands Ricky Siegel, Chairman of the 2024 Highlands Motoring Festival, recently previewed Festival highlights for Rotary Club of Highlands members. The Festival now includes four days of events including driving tours of our glorious mountain roads, a car parade, “Classics in the Park” a …

Boys & Girls Club to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Highlands Location

Ceremony, Refreshments, Self-Guided Tours and Outdoor Activities on Tap

Fashion High | A Jones Company

Ava Schmitt and Leah Grace Craig are wearing dresses by Johnny Was. Camp Merrie Woode | Cashiers, NC | Photos by Susan Renfro and Mary Gillan   A Jones Company offers a delightful array of styles, occasions, and trends – a lifestyle boutique brimming with curated provisions for vibrant living. Proprietor Amy Jones selects and celebrates her personal favorites, showcasing …

Fashion High | Elena’s

Leah Grace Craig (left) is wearing skirt and sweater by The Bubble, shirt by Golftini, hat by Vimhue, shoes by K-Swiss, and pickelball racquet by USA.Ava Schmitt (right) is wearing top and skort by IBKUL, hat by Vimhue, and shoes by Foot Joy.Camp Merrie Woode | Cashiers, NC | Photos by Susan Renfro and Mary Gillan   There are so …

Fashion High | Gracewear

Leah Grace Craig (left) is wearing dress by Oliphant, purse by Parker & Hyde, and jewelry by Gracewear.Ava Schmitt (right) is wearing dress by Baroque, purse by Parker & Hyde, and jewelry by Gracewear.Camp Merrie Woode | Cashiers, NC | Photos by Susan Renfro and Mary Gillan Wendy Strong Lupas founded Gracewear, to empower women through their Signature Shield of …

Fashion High | Annawear

Leah Grace Craig (left) is wearing dress by Free People,boots by Miracle Miles, sunglasses by Z Supply, and jewelry by Sahira.Ava Schmitt (right) is wearing top by Free People, jeans by Mother Denim, shoes by Steve Madden, sunglasses by Z Supply, and jewelry by Sahira.Camp Merrie Woode | Cashiers, NC | Photos by Susan Renfro and Mary Gillan   On …

Highlands School Interact Club Runs 4.23 Rotary Club Meeting

Tate Wilson, two-time Rotary Youth Leadership Award winner gave an enthusiastic review of her TYLA leadership experience.

Rotary Press Release Speaker Denise Young Representing the Alzheimer’s Association

Pictured left to right: President Dave O’Harra, Denise Young. At this week ‘s Rotary Club of Highlands meeting, the club was honored to have Denise Young as our speaker. Denise is the Program Manager at Alzheimer’s Association- Western Carolina Chapter. Denise explained that while there are multiple forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s is its’ most common cause. Alzheimer’s is a progressive …

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation, Nantahala Health Foundation & Dogwood Health Trust Collaborate to Expand Nutrition Services in Far Western North Carolina

“It is a privilege to collaborate with HCHF and NHF to serve community partners who are addressing this urgent need in Western North Carolina,” said Dr. Susan Mims, CEO of Dogwood Health Trust.