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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Not Your Mama’s Auction!!

Auction is now open for these wonderful items and more will be added. Bidding will be in increments of $5. You can bid on Facebook until midnight on June 20th. Items will then be taken to the Celebrating Silvermont Festival on … Continue reading

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DAR Awards $10,000 Grant For Silvermont – Brevard NC

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) announced that the organization will be donating $10,000 to the Transylvania County Historical Society to support the Silvermont Centennial Committee’s effort to repair and refinish the windows of Silvermont. … Continue reading

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June 9: Join us for a Silvermont Rally

June 9, 2014: SAVE THE DATE!  Join us for a Silvermont Rally at the June 9 Transylvania County Commissioners’ meeting: 6 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room. Leaders of several groups who have volunteered at Silvermont over the … Continue reading

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Silvermont Keepsake Ornament Now Available

A beautiful Silvermont Mansion keepsake ornament is now available to help “Preserve the Past. Prepare for the Future” of Silvermont. Designed exclusively by the Charleston Mint for Silvermont, the ornament will be available at the White Squirrel Festival Silvermont booth … Continue reading

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Celebrate Silvermont: A Family Event

June 21, 2014.  Mark your calendars and spread the word.  You will not want to miss this and neither will your friends!  Come join us for a wonderful, fun-filled day.  We will have activities for kids, craft and food vendors, … Continue reading

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Play Dates Earn $900 for New Silvermont Playground

The 150 children, parents and grandparents who gathered at Silvermont Park for two Friday afternoon play dates raised a total of $900 for a new playground at the park. “It was quite evident that all the kids who came out … Continue reading

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Spread the News! Benjamin Moore supports the Silvermont Campaign!

For every gallon of certain paints sold here in the Brevard store, Benjamin Moore will donate $1 to our Silvermont Centennial Committee. The details are below. Please tell all your friends and organizations you belong to, and help us spread … Continue reading

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