Judith Duff Prints of Silvermont Available!

Judith Duff Photo 1Internationally known potter Judith Duff has donated prints of her original water color of Silvermont Mansion to the Silvermont Centennial Committee’s fundraising efforts.
Duff, a resident of Transylvania County, painted the original water color in the 1980s as part of a fundraising effort then for the Friends of Silvermont. The prints were made at that time, too.
Duff recently gave some of the remaining prints to the centennial committee to support fundraising for repairs and improvements to the Silvermont mansion. Continue reading

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Silvermont Celebration – a Great Day at Silvermont Park!

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Thanks to all who made June 21 a great day at Silvermont Park.  Estimates indicate that we had over 500 visitors to the park.  It was a fun day for all.  Here are pictures of the early morning setup and … Continue reading


Silvermont Playground Matching Funds Raised

New-Birthday-Balloon-ClipartSilvermont supporters gathered at the County Commission meeting Monday night to announce that they had raised matching funds for a Silvermont Park playground.
“Many thanks to all the donors from throughout the county who helped us raise these funds,” says Kathy Zimmerman, a member of the Silvermont Centennial Committee. “This truly was a community effort with donations from $10 to $1,000. We exceeded the goal by raising $26,451.” Continue reading

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Not Your Mama’s Auction Has Over 30 Wonderful Auction Items!

ZiplineThe silent auction on Facebook ends on Friday, June 20th, and the auction will continue at the Silvermont Celebration on Saturday, June 21st.  To bid and follow your favorite items, go to Facebook

Click here  then scroll down, to see a complete list of all auction items and the fabulous donors who have provided such a wonderful array of auction items!

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Silvermont Celebration on Saturday!

Celebrate SilvermontCelebrate Silvermont on June 21, 10am – 5pm.   Pass the word along … the celebration will be a great day for family fun!

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Community Leaders Describe Years of Private Support for Silvermont

Several community leaders spoke at the Monday June 9 County Commissioners’ meeting, asking county commissioners to include Silvermont Park funding in the new fiscal year budget.  Their messages: Continue reading

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Silvermont Slated for $150,000 in New Budget

County MoneyCommissioners voted Monday night to allocate $150,000 to Silvermont Park repairs and improvements in the upcoming new budget.
Chairman Mike Hawkins made the motion for support of Silvermont, saying that he wanted the current momentum at the park to continue.
Nearly 100 supporters of Silvermont attended the meeting and, at one point, stood to show their support. Continue reading

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