Community and Business

Haleigh Lawson, recent Watauga High School graduate and student representative to the Watauga County Board of Education, was presented with the Watauga County Schools Servant’s Heart Award by the board at its June meeting.

The board of advisors of the Ashe County Community Foundation has announced $1,840 in local grant awards from its community grant making fund and $4,140 from the Daniel Lee “Dan” Eldreth Memorial Endowment.

Beech Mountain Brewing Company has announced the return of the Purposeful Pints program, that will benefit the Colon Cancer Coalition and Mountain True.

In addition to business reports, director election results were announced at the Annual Meeting of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation held Thursday afternoon, June 24.

In co-operation with Banner Elk Presbyterian Church Preschool, Holston Camp is now accepting enrollment for 3-5 year olds at their new afternoon Pre-K program at Director’s Hall.