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included food, arts and crafts, displays, live entertainment, children’s rides and activities, Bingo, and more! For information on the next festival call 336-548-2241.
At a Glance
September 16 — Coffee sponsored by Animal Protection Society of Rockingham County and hosted by Hunter House Bed & Breakfast, 216 W. Hunter Street, Madison; 8:00 a.m. September 23 — WRCC Board of Directors’ Meeting, 8:30 a.m., First Citizens Bank Conference Room, 109 N. Franklin St., Madison. October 6 — Chamber Radio Program on WMYN Radio (1420 AM) 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. Guest: United Way October 21 — Coffee hosted by United Way of Rockingham County, location TBA; 8:00 a.m. October 28 — WRCC Board of Directors’ Meeting, 8:30 a.m., First Citizens Bank Conference Room, 109 N. Franklin St., Madison. November 3 — Chamber Radio Program on WMYN Radio (1420 AM) 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. Guest: News & Record November 11 — WRCC Closed in observance of Veteran’s Day November 18 — Coffee -Available November 18 — WRCC Board of Directors’ Meeting, 8:30 a.m., First Citizens Bank Conference Room, 109 N. Franklin St., Madison. November 25 & 26 — WRCC Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
Stoneville Rotary 9th Annual Fall Festival Is scheduled for Saturday, September 25, 2010 in Downtown Stoneville, NC. For vendor information, please contact Tammy Evans, Vendor Coordinator at 336-573-3977 or 336-423-9721 or Stoneville Rotary President, Brenda Summerlin at 336-932-9822. 5th Annual Madison Heritage Festival Watch for the 5th Annual Madison Heritage Festival on October 2, 2010 in Historic Downtown Madison, NC There will be food, artists, crafters, exhibits and a children’s area - Lots of Fun! For more information contact Danny Smith at 336-548-2305 or Bobby Pleasants at 336-427-2112. WRCC’s Cruise-In Thanks to all of those who have participate or visited the 2010 WRCC 1st Friday CruiseIns! We had tremendous success with each month adding more vintage, unique and sometimes, eye-popping rides! Look for some great changes in store for 2011 as the 1st Friday Cruise becomes…WRCC’s 2nd Saturday CRUISEFEST! Starting in May and running through October, we’ll have more cars, more vendors and more fun! Mark your calendars now and get ready for a great 2011! (See Cruise-In photos on page 2) New Members: It is my pleasure each month to introduce additions to our membership. Please join me in welcoming our newest WRCC member…
From the Director… Festival Season Is Here! Your WRCC will be at each of the upcoming town festivals selling ice-cold water and drinks. We will also be selling 50/50 rafﬂe tickets to raise money in support of the chamber of commerce. These are great events and I encourage you to come out, bring the family and enjoy a wonderful Saturday celebrating our local businesses! Mayodan Homecoming Festival The 24th annual Mayodan Homecoming Festival was held Saturday, September 11. The festival ran from 10:00am until 10:00pm in downtown Mayodan, NC. Highlights
Heartland Payment Systems offering credit card processing, check management, payroll and gift card programs to area merchants. You can contact them at 336-497-7411. Dan Valley Golf Club, Inc. offering Western Rockingham County’s only 18-hole public golf course. Serving our community since 1953! You can contact them at 336-5486808. Strive for Excellence offering innovative nicotine replacement therapy, local art and photography. You can contact them at 336423-3040.
CJ & K Café & Ice Cream Shop offering a wide variety of sandwiches, subs, ice cream and fresh made fudge, cakes and pies! You can reach them at 336-949-4530. Upcoming Events - Coffee Reminder: Be sure to join us for our next WRCC Coffee event on Thursday, September 16th sponsored by APSRC (Animal Protection Society of Rockingham County) and hosted by Hunter House Bed &Breakfast in Madison. The event runs from 8 until 9 AM and is open to WRCC members and non-members. I encourage you each to invite two guests to all of our WRCC events. A fellow chamber member who doesn’t regularly attend and a non-member who you would like to see join our local chamber of commerce! Let us know how we can help your business grow! Warmest regards, Gary Corns, Executive Director Western Rockingham Chamber of Commerce - WRCC
Window Displays September — Wright Printing October — United Way November — Hospice of RC December — WRCC
Radio Programs October 6 — United Way November 3 — News & Record December 1 — Mayodan Moravian Church
Coffees September 16 — Hunter House Bed & Breakfast & Animal Protection Society of Rockingham County October 21 — United Way November 18 — Available December 16 — Ray Funeral Home
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Cruise-In September 3, 2010
Board of Directors President/VP Education Development Debbie Claybrook (2008-2010) Stoneville Elementary School, 336-573-4000 President Elect Sandy Smith (2009-2011) SANS Technical Fibers, LLC, 336-573-980 Past President Carol Mills (2007-2009) Always & Forever Florist, 336-427-6086 VP Community & Communications Development Flavel Collins (2007-2010) Hospice of Rockingham County, 336-427-9022 VP Economic Development Chief Perry Webster (2007-2010) Madison Police Department VP Membership Development Pam Boerema (2007-2010) State Employee’s Credit Union, 336-548-7410 VP Organizational Development Ron Wise (2008-2010) Bridgestone Aircraft Tire USA, 336-548-8110 Scott Stanley (2008-2010) Autumn Creek Vineyards, 336-548-9463 Chris Meeks (2008-2010) Duke Energy, 336-427-1360 Danny F. Smith, Sr. (2008-2010) Flynn Furniture and Carpet, 336-548-2305 Terry Hames (2009-2011) Ray Funeral Home, 336-548-9606 Oralia Johnson (2009-2011) Remington Arms Company, Inc., 336-548-8508 Hall Roberts (2009-2011) NewBridge Bank, 336-548-1161 Roseann Staaf (2009-2011) Allen Tate Realtors, 336-485-1135 Kevin Berger (2009-2011) Berger Law Firm, 336-427-0003 Bud Cardwell (2009-2011) Robyn Neal (2010-2012) Deep Springs Country Club, 336-427-4654 Art Gwaltney, (2910-2012) 336-427-9041 Amy Martin, (2010-2012) Debbie’s Restaurant & Catering, 336-573-3546
Executive Staff Gary Corns Executive Director, 336-548-6248 Becky Scotton Secretary/Treasurer, 336-548-6055 Debra DeLancey Newsletter Editor, 336-427-4882 Fax: 336-427-4766 Newsletter Subscription Rate: $24ºº a year
Board of Director Meetings September 23, 2010 October 28, 2010 November 18, 2010 December 16, 2010 Board of Director meetings are held at First Citizens Bank Conference Room, 109 N. Franklin Street, Madison, at 8:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
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Area Events September 18 — UMAR at the ROC Open House hosted by Northeast District United Methodist Church, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., 342 Cherokee Camp Road, Wentworth. UMAR at the ROC is the new provider for vocational services in Rockingham County to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. RSVP and to get more information call the District Ofﬁce at 336-427-4454. September 23 — Autumnal Equinox September 27 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www. co.rockingham.nc.us/ccindex.htm. September 27 — 9th Annual Barry Joyce Kicking Cancer Challenge at Deep Springs Country Club. Participate in the tournament or become a sponsor. For sponsorship or additional information call 336-337-8605. October 2 — Golf for Dailon Marley Captain’s Choice Fundraiser, Dan Valley Golf Course; signup and pay by September 27. There will be a Corn Hole Tournament for non-golfers. Contact Judy Philpott at 336-548-6808 or Joyce Steele at Mayo Salon 336548-1400. October 2 — Stoneville Elementary PTA Golf Tournament 2010 benefiting the students of Stoneville Elementary School, Deep Springs Country Club. For sponsorship and player information call Shawn Taylor at 336-548-6362 or 336-344-1230; or Tammy Martin at 336-573-6041 or 336-601-5794. October 5 — Stoneville Town Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m.; www.town.stoneville.nc.us. October 11 — Mayodan Town Council Meeting, council chambers, 7:00 p.m.; www.townofmayodan.com. October 11 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www.co.rockingham.nc.us/ccindex.htm. October 11 — Columbus Day October 14 — Madison Town Aldermen Meeting, 7:00 p.m.; www.townofmadison.org. October 24 — United Nations Day October 25 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www.co.rockingham.nc.us/ccindex.htm. October 29 — Downtown Madison Merchants Trick or Treat October 31 — Halloween November 2 — Election Day November 2 — Stoneville Town Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m.; www.town.stoneville.nc.us. November 7 – Daylight Savings Time Ends (Set your clocks back one hour) November 8 — Rockingham County Board of Education Meeting, 6:00
p.m., RCS Central Ofﬁce, 511 Harrington Highway, Eden; www.rock.k12.nc.us. November 8 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www.co.rockingham. nc.us/ccindex.htm. November 8 — Mayodan Town Council Meeting, council chambers, 7:00 p.m.; www.townofmayodan.com. November 11 — Veterans Day November 11 — Madison Town Aldermen Meeting, 7:00 p.m.; www.townofmadison.org. November 22 — Rockingham County Board of Education Work Session Meeting, 6:00 p.m., RCS Central Ofﬁce, 511 Harrington Highway, Eden; www.rock.k12.nc.us. November 22 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www.co.rockingham. nc.us/ccindex.htm. November 25 — Thanksgiving Day December 6 — Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Governmental Center, Commissioners’ Chambers 2nd Floor, 371 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth; www.co.rockingham.nc.us/ccindex.htm. April 15-16, 2011— Town of Mayodan’s Antique Extravaganza, Farris Park, Rain or Shine. Real American Antiques only, dealer and carnival food vendor spaces; and sponsorship opportunities available. For more information contact Michael Wilkins at the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 336-5482789. (www.rteamsite.com/league/ MayodanAntiqueExtravaganza) American Red Cross Blood Drive — For schedule or more information see the website at www.redcrossnet.org; 336-349-3434. Community Accents — weekdays live on 1490 WLOE AM • 1420 WMYN AM at 8:30 a.m. and rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. Public Affairs Program on the air since 1985. Sponsored by Home Savings Bank. www.wloewmyn.com Community and Workforce Education Courses available at Rockingham Community College – for more information call 342-4261, ext 2140 or check out the website at www.rockinghamcc.edu. Rockingham County Theatre Guild — For current production information, auditions, etc. see the website at www. tgrc-nc.com. Support Groups & Classes are offered by Annie Penn Hospital (www.mosescone.com) and Morehead Memorial Hospital (www.morehead.org) each month. Please check their websites for details. Talking Murals — A 30-minute presentation of three large paintings, brilliantly colorful, professionally narrated, and enhanced by a computerized lighting and sound system; at Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, Hwy 220 South, Madison, free admission, open
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Members of Distincton PLATINUM CenturyLink 320 First Avenue NW, Hickory, NC 28601 Patricia Elmore 888-999-7756 www.centurylink.com
GOLD Edward Jones 111 West Academy Street/P.O. Box 892 Madison, NC 27025 Cathy Smith, Financial Advisor 336-427-3671 www.edwardjones.com News & Record 203 E. Harris Place Eden, NC 27288 Karl Miller 336-627-1781 Ray Funeral Home 119 N. Market Street, Madison, NC 27025 Terry Hames 336-548-9606 Rockingham Ofﬁce Machines & Supply 414 W. Kings Highway, Eden, NC 27288 Burton Matherly 336-623-2965 WMYN/WLOE Radio P.O. Box 279 Mayodan, NC 27027 Mike & Annette Moore 336-427-9696 Wright Printing Service 1510 W. Academy Street/P.O. Box 483 Madison, NC 27025 Daniel & Carol Wright 336-427-4768
SILVER Best Western Hotel, Greensboro Airport 7800 National Service Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409 336-454-0333 Boone-Reynolds Funeral Service 7671 NC 770/P.O. Box 184 Eden, NC 27288 336-623-3141 Bridgestone Aircraft Tire (USA), Inc. 802 S. Ayersville Rd., Mayodan, NC 27027 Ron Wise 336-548-8110
BRONZE Barry Z. Dodson, CPA 201 South Market Street, Madison, NC 27025 Barry Dodson 336-548-2625 Garland Rakestraw P.O. Box 13, Stoneville, NC 27048 336-573-9269
Thank you for your participation in this program! Contact the Chamber Ofﬁce for information on how you can become a Member of Distinction.
Mon-Sat 10-5, Sunday 1-5, closed on holidays.
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Chinqua Penn’s Courtyard Concert Series and Gold Medal Awards
Chinqua Penn’s Courtyard Concert Series continues on Thursdays in September from 6pm until 9pm. Admission is free. Reserve table seating is available by reservation (includes a bottle of wine) by calling Chinqua Penn at 336-349-4576. Bring a chair or blanket, bring a picnic, bring the family, just please no outside alcohol. Chinqua Penn Wines are available for purchase as well as grill items, water and soft drinks. There’s plenty of grassy space for the kids to run and this is a family friendly event. Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome. Come support local music & agriculture. Schedule to perform are: 9/16 Doug & Taylor Rorrer, 9/23 Kirby Wilkins, and 9/30 Jam Night. Chinqua Penn Vineyards Muscadine Blush and Lenox Castle took gold medals at this month’s Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition. Both of these wines are made with Rockingham County grown grapes. Chinqua Penn Vineyards tasting room is open Wed - Sun from noon - 5pm.
RCC’s Small Business Blog This is a community blog providing relevant information as well as an avenue to get help and learn from others. You will ﬁnd postings with information about the RCC Small Business Center, as well as, listening
to your comments. Let them know what you think and how they can be of assistance. Follow their blog at www.rccsmallbusinesscenter.wordpress.com/. You can also contact them at Bishopric Life Long Learning Center, RCC Campus, Wentworth, NC, (RCC Small Business Center, PO Box 10, Wentworth, NC. 27375-0038).
Expanded Broadband Service by CenturyLink Consumers and businesses in the area along Highway 704 between Wentworth and Madison now have access to broadband service through the deployment of CenturyLink™ High-Speed Internet. This service gives customers a private, direct connection to the company’s national network, which is designed for consistent broadband speeds throughout the day. “While we wait for a decision on our federal broadband stimulus grant, CenturyLink has continued to deploy DSL broadband in Rockingham County,” said Rockingham County Business & Technology Center executive director Mark Wells. “They have been very supportive of our goal to provide all our citizens and businesses with broadband, and their latest deployments are a prime example of that.” “We’re pleased to be able to expand our network and bring High-Speed Internet service to our customers in Rockingham County,” said Vice President Lottie Ry-
ans. “We know how important reliable broadband service is to our residential and business customers who live in this area and we are committed to bringing them the best service at the best prices.” For more information about CenturyLink™ High-Speed Internet, customers can call the CenturyLink store to talk to a CenturyLink associate at 877-428-9290 or visit www.centurylink.com.
Deadline for Newsletter Inserts September 24th (Quantity 340)
Flyers included in the mailed edition… GOLF FOR DAILON MARLEY CAPTAIN’S CHOICE FUNDRAISER, OCTOBER 2, 2010 Dan Valley Golf Course, Sign up by September 27th, contact 336-548-6808 or 336-548-1400 for more info HUNTSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO NEEDS SPONSORS FOR THE 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR Contact 336-427-3277 or 336-427-4703 for more info; www.rock.k12.nc.us/hunt/index.htm STONEVILLE ELEMENTARY PTA GOLF TOURNAMENT, OCTOBER 2, 2010 Deep Springs Country Club, call 336-548-6362, 336-344-1230, 336-573-6041, or 336-601-5794 TOWN OF MAYODAN - FARRIS MEMORIAL PARK ANTIQUE EXTRAVAGANZA, APRIL 15-16, 2011 For more info call 336-548-2789; www.rteamsite.com/league/MayodanAntiqueExtravaganza UMAR at the ROC OPEN HOUSE, SEPTEMBER 18, 2010 342 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hosted by the Northeast District of the United Methodist Church, RSVP 336-427-4454 ALLEN TATE REALTORS “STAY INFORMED WITH MARKET REPORT” 336-485-1135, 336-613-7925; allentate.com/RoseannStaaf
October 6 — United Way November 3 — News & Record December 1 — Mayodan Moravian Church From the Director… * Get Involved, Support Your F...