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WINTER BLUES? YOU NEED CHILIBREW!
Save the Date: Feb. 16, 2019
Upcoming Local event hosted by Your Foundation – a fundraiser for the Mt Holly Greenway amenities. Our FROGS committee has set a goal of $50,000.00. Chili cook-off, sides, beer. Music by Anthony Scruggs’ band “White Water NC”. Yay!! Be on the lookout for tickets through Eventbrite for lower price……
Sharing a Notice from City of Mount Holly:
“The public is invited to the Downtown Park Feasibility Study Public Meeting scheduled for December 4 from 5:00—7:00 PM at the Municipal Complex. This meeting will be a drop-in style format. The goal of this meeting shall be to gather the public’s input for a park and/or park addition in downtown Mount Holly.”
THANKS FOR COMING OUT TO SEE the MHCDF FIRST ANNUAL LANTERN PARADE
The Lanterns were terrific! Purrcussion was a fabulous lead-off. The Gaston County art teachers and students did a wonderful job on their lanterns, and the professional artists made some outstanding lantern creations. We appreciate all of their participation. Here are a couple of photos, but keep posted for our drone video coming soon….
GREAT JOB EVERYONE – Here are the winners!
- 1st Place: Phoenix – Teresa Rench
- 2nd Place: Snake – Nancy Sauser
- 3rd Place: Flower – Pam Goode
- Gaston County Art Teachers and their students:
- Ida Rankin Elem – Abby McLaurin
- East Gaston High – Justin Allison
- Cramerton Middle – Linda Weigert
- UPIC Health
- Gaston Arts Council
- Mount Holly Community Development Foundation
- Awaken Gallery
and our in kind sponsors:
- City of Mount Holly
- Farmers Market
- Arts on the Greenway
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
GREENWAY UPDATE – PHASE ONE IS ALMOST COMPLETED
Here are some photos of the recent construction. We will keep you posted on the ribbon cutting for this 1.2 mile paved section of the Mount Holly River Greenway System. Your Foundation has partnered with the City of Mount Holly on this project.
EVENTS AT FARMERS MARKET
THANK YOU for your support of the Farmers Market voting which was successful!
The Healing Garden did win one of the State Farm grants for $25,000.
See October 20 event information on their website. Visit CraftedMountHolly.com
Mount Holly Historical Society
Museum is open on Saturdays from 10 to 1, and there is a free program on the 4th Tuesdays of the month.
Ribbon Cutting Attended by Large Crowd
About 75 people were present to witness the ribbon cutting and despite the inclimate weather the sun peaked out. Very exciting occasion, and more to come!
We enjoyed a beautiful day for Run Mount Holly 2018.
Race results are online at: RacesOnline.com type in Run Mount Holly