Category Archives: Grounds Projects

Come Check Out the New Trail!

The new trail at Silvermont is completed and ready for visitors of all ages, be it on foot, in strollers, or wheelchairs.  The trail was designed to be ADA accessible, and at almost one half mile in length, it is the … 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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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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Children Gather to Support New Silvermont Playground

Dozens of children with parents and grandparents gathered at Silvermont Park last week in support of a proposed new playground there. “Our goal of this play date was to raise awareness of the Silvermont Park renovation effort and to raise … Continue reading

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County Issues $25,000 Challenge for Silvermont Playground

A new playground for Silvermont Park got a boost this week when the Transylvania County Commissioners approved a $25,000 challenge to the Silvermont Centennial Committee. Commissioners said at their Monday night meeting that they would allocate $25,000 for the new … Continue reading

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Twilight Tour at Silvermont Park

As part of the City of Brevard’s Twilight Tour celebration, the Silvermont Mansion will be open for special events on December 7 & 8.  A Christmas Gift Shop and Bake Shop will offer seasonal shopping to benefit the Children’s Center.  … Continue reading

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Mansion Repair Bids Kick Off Silvermont Project

Front porch repairs and a general facelift will be under way at Silvermont Park’s historic mansion soon.  The Silvermont Centennial Committee has been working for nearly two years to develop a strategic plan for the 8-acre county park in downtown … Continue reading

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Tennis Courts to be Celebrated October 20

Tennis in Transylvania County got a big boost this month with the reopening of the public courts in Silvermont Park. Tennis enthusiasts and the general public are invited to mark the occasion at a brief ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, … Continue reading

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Tennis Court Resurfacing is Complete!

A big step forward for the tennis program has been accomplished.  The court resurfacing is complete and all clinics will resume on Thursday, October 10.   Please check schedule for updates and cancellations.

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Tennis Court Resurfacing

The Silvermont Tennis program is excited to announce the tennis courts at Silvermont will be resurfaced starting September 12!!! All clinics will be cancelled the rest of the week and the following week.  Stop by and check on the progress! See … Continue reading

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Silvermont Strategic Plan

Letter to the editor – Transylvania Times – Monday, August 19, 2013 I want to thank the county commissioners for initiating needed work at Silvermont Park. At last week’s meeting, they released $200,000 from the Silvermont Reserve Fund to begin … Continue reading

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