Category Archives: Fund-raising

A Tea Party at Silvermont

An “old-fashioned” Bridge Tea was held at Silvermont on January 16.  Read more

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The Revenge of the White Squirrels and Lighted Pumpkin Patch is Coming to Silvermont!

Volunteers from the Children’s Center, Friends of Silvermont and their friends began preparations for the “Revenge of the White Squirrels” and “Lighted Pumpkin Patch” events that will take place in October in Silvermont Park. The extensive collection of lighted pumpkin … Continue reading

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Judith Duff Prints of Silvermont Available!

Internationally 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 … 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


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:

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Silvermont Slated for $150,000 in New Budget

County Commissioners 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 reading

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Silvermont Playground Matching Funds Raised

Silvermont 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 … Continue reading

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