Events for September 2015
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
Sep 01   Tourism Committee Meeting~Reminder/Change of Venue

Tourism Committee Meeting

Tuesday
Yadkin Valley Marketplace
700 CBD Loop 
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Lunch will be Hosted by: Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership 
Please bring a folding chair 


 Please RSVP your attendance plans using the "Register Online" link for the Tourism Committee  Meeting
 
 
1st Tuesday- every month @ 12:00 pm with location to be announced
 
 


Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of  every  month, except July and December, unless otherwise notified.  Meeting locations are TBA through the Chamber calendar online, calendar insert of the monthly mailer, or email notices.

  
 

Date:   September 1, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesnc.org
Location:    Please bring your chair....

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 700 CBD Loop
North Wilkesboro              
Contact:   336-838-8662
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday
12:00 noon 
Lunch will be provided
Fees/Admission:   This networking/informational event is free to Chamber members.
Sep 02   Small Business Assistance Committee Meeting
   
 
     September ~ Small Business Committee Meeting
       
will be held in the chamber boardroom
Hosted by: Community One Bank
 
~Lunch will be provided~
Please RSVP your Attendance Plans with the register now link 
Date:   September 2, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:                    Chamber Boardroom
                    717 Main Street
                   North 
Wilkesboro
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:                              Noon
Sep 03   Ribbon Cutting at Hadley's Restaurant
   Ribbon Cutting at Hadley's Restaurant 
                                    10:30 am
                    Refreshments will be served!
Date:   September 3, 2015
Time:   10:30 AM
Location:                           328 Wilkesboro Avenue
                                Midtown Plaza
                   North 
Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:                                   September 3rd
                    Ribbon Cutting @ 10:30 am
Sep 07   Caregivers Support Group Meetings
Caregivers Support Group Meetings will be held the first Monday of each month at the Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Care Center at 1:00 pm.  Respite care will be provided free of charge during these meetings. For more information call Gladys Roberts a 336-667-2541.
Date:   September 7, 2015
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesadultdaycare.org
Location:   Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Care Center
1915 West Park Dr. Ste 200
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Contact:   336.667.2541
Sep 09   Leadership Wilkes 2015 Session 3

Leadership Wilkes 2015
Session 3 

"Today’s Leaders For Tomorrows Needs"
 
Leadership Wilkes is a program sponsored by the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce to develop a group of informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing visionary and progressive leadership for Wilkes County.
 
Please meet at 8:30 am  in Chamber Boardroom
  
 

Date:   September 9, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesnc.org
Location:   Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
Contact:   Lynn Dyer 336.838.8662
Email:   chamber@wilkesnc.org
Sep 09   Workforce Development Meeting

Workforce Development Committee Meeting

 

Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany NCWorks Career Center
 
 
The Affordable Care Act: What Your Business Needs to Know
 
 
When
Wednesday September 9, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Where
Wilkes Community College, Alumni Hall - Room 1112
1328 S. Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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Wilkes Chamber



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Attention Employers:

The Wilkes County Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Committee, Wilkes Community College, and High Country Workforce Development Board have partnered to offer information concerning the Affordable Care Act. This free event will be held from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM September 9th, at Alumni Hall room 1112 Wilkes Community College.  Learn more about how the law impacts the workplace and what your business needs to know to understand, implement, and execute its requirements. Information presented will assist you with completing necessary forms, meeting timelines, and avoiding penalties.

Fredrick Reese, President / CEO of WCI, Inc and Mary P. Williams, Vice President of Healthcare Services for Johnson Price Sprinkle Public Accountant from Asheville, N.C. will be the guest speakers for this lunch and learn session. Please make plans to attend this very informative meeting.

Please make reservations as soon as possible by calling the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce at 336-838-8662 or by clicking on the registration link below.
Go to Registration/Event Page
Lunch will be provided!
 
Thank you for your attention and response. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop. Please forward this email to anyone that we may have left off our list with the forward email button below. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.
 
 
Contact:
Ricky Roten

Business Services Representative 
Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany NCWorks Career Center
ricky.roten@wilkescc.edu
336-838-5164 ext.2024  
 

 
 

 Please RSVP your attendance plans by the Register Online link.

Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every other month @12 noon. Meeting locations are TBA through the Chamber calendar online, calendar insert of the monthly mailer, or email notices.

Ginger Shaffer, WIA Director of Wilkes Community College - VP Workforce Development

 

Date:   September 9, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesnc.org
Location:   Alumni Hall, Wilkes Community College
                                Room 1112
Contact:   336-838-8662
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:                                   12:00 – 1:00
              
Sep 10   CrimeStoppers Committee Meeting
Crime Stoppers Committee Meeting
 

Thursday – September 10, 2015

2nd Thursday/month @ 8:30am - Chamber Boardroom
 
Committee Members please RSVP your attendance plans by clicking on "Register Online".
 

Crime Stoppers committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30am in the Chamber Boardroom, unless otherwise notified.
 
If interested in joining this committee, please contact Linda Cheek,
 (336)838-8662
lcchamber@wilkesnc.org
 
 
WILKES COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS
(336)667-8900
  
Date:   September 10, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Contact:   Linda Cheek 336.838.8662
Email:   lcchamber@wilkesnc.org
Sep 16   Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Meeting



 
Date:   September 16, 2015
Time:   03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Location:                          Chamber Boardroom
Contact:   Dana Zacharias
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:                 Wednesday, June 17, 2015
3:30 pm
 
Sep 17   Ribbon Cutting and Open House at Cub Creek Kitchens and Baths, Inc
              Ribbon Cutting and Open House
            @ Cub Creek Kitchens and Baths
                    Open House 8am - 8pm
                    
Ribbon Cutting @ 4pm 
                    Refreshments will be served!! 
Date:   September 17, 2015
Location:                               309 Wilkesboro Ave
                    ​North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:                                   September 17th
                                       8am-8pm                      
                             Ribbon Cutting @ 4pm 
Sep 17   Business After Hours @ Tumbling Shoals Farm

Business After Hours at Tumbling Shoals Farm

 Nestled in the bucolic valley where Tumbling Shoals Creek meanders beneath the shadow of Bullhead Mountain in beautiful Wilkes County, Tumbling Shoals Farm is owned and operated by Shiloh Avery and Jason Roehrig.  We grow certified organic vegetables and fruit.

Date:   September 17, 2015
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:  

From 421:   take 16N through the light in Millers Creek to the next light at the Millers Creek Elementary School, turn right onto Pleasant Home Church Road.  Follow Pleasant Home Church Road to the end and turn left onto Moutain Valley Church Road, go down the hill and across the river then take the first left onto Tumbling Shoals Road (there is no road sign here!).  Follow Tumbling Shoals Road about 1.2 miles to a right onto Sand Ridge Road (there is a road sign, but it's hidden behind trees, it is a dead end dirt road). We are .8 miles down Sand Ridge road on the left at 841.  Look for the veggie gardens in the bottom! 

Contact:   Dana Zacharias 336-838-8662
Email:   dzacharias@wilkesnc.org
Date/Time Details:  
5:30-7pm
Sep 23   Leadership Wilkes 2015 Session 4

Leadership Wilkes 2015
Session 4

"Today’s Leaders For Tomorrows Needs"
 
Leadership Wilkes is a program sponsored by the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce to develop a group of informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing visionary and progressive leadership for Wilkes County.
 
Please meet at 8:30 am  in Chamber Boardroom
  
 

Date:   September 23, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesnc.org
Location:   Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
Contact:   Lynn Dyer 336.838.8662
Email:   chamber@wilkesnc.org
Sep 28   Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society-Monthly Meeting






Regular monthly meeting and jam session-including Old Time, Blue Grass, Acoustic Folk, song and dance.
Everyone is invited to attend and don't forget to bring your instruments!  

WAFS meets the fourth Monday of each month at the Watson Stage on the Campus of Wilkes Community College April thru September.

October thru March the meetings are held at the Wilkes Heritage Museum.

Date:   September 28, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.wilkesfolks.org
Location:   Watson Stage Wilkes Community College &
Wilkes Heritage Museum
Contact:   336.957.6442
Email:   info@WilkesFolks.org
Fees/Admission:   Free admission