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Announcing... New Cashiers Area Attractions Map

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is delighted to share with area residents and visitors the new Cashiers Attractions, Adventures and Waterfalls Map. Download

Produced by the Jackson County Tourism Development Authority, the map is a multi-fold brochure with illustrations and directions to sixteen Cashiers Area Attractions and depicts local plant life, wildlife and fresh water fish. Locations include Whiteside Mountain, The Village Green, Silver Run Falls, Whitewater Falls, The Zachary Tolbert House, Pines Recreation Area at Lake Glenville, Schoolhouse Falls and more. Maps are currently available individually or in bulk at the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center and distributions to area business will begin shortly. 

Special thanks to past and current Jackson County Tourism Development Authority board members Mary Lanning of Hampton Inn & Suites-Cashiers/Sapphire Valley, Sarah Jennings of Lonesome Valley, Ann Self of the Village Green and Kathy Korb of Laurelwood Inn for your community contribution and map concept conversations. Thank you to Sawyer Wofford, Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce Intern, for verifying all direction information and thank you to Nick Breedlove, Jackson County Tourism and Development director and the design team for your hard work and dedication to the map's production. 

 

Link Your Card, Support Our Schools!

Link your Ingles Advantage Card every August to provide financial support to our schools each time you shop at an Ingles Supermarket. The Ingles Tools for Schools program provides financial support to local public, private and home school associations, grades kindergarten through 12 on an annual basis.

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is honored to promote the opportunity to area year-round and seasonal residents and visitors and support Blue Ridge School & Early College, Hampton Preschool, Cashiers Valley Preschool, Summit Charter School and Ingles Supermarket for learning success in our mountain communities. 

For more information on the program or to link your card, visit www.InglesToolsForSchools.com

Link your Card here!

Share Your Thoughts on Workforce Development

The quality of our region’s current and future workforce is increasingly seen as the most important factor impacting economic growth and vitality. The Cashiers Area Chamber invites you to participate in “State of Our Workforce: Western NC,” an analysis launched by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, Economic Development Partnership of NC, and Mountain Area Workforce Development Board. The State of Our Workforce initiative was launched as a study in the Research Triangle but this new expanded program will help local stakeholders -- including businesses, educators, and community leaders -- better understand workforce challenges through area-specific data. 

Share Your Thoughts on Workforce Development Here
 
Your business feedback is critical in helping to identify solutions to close the skills gap and improve the workforce pipeline—which will ensure that local companies have the resources and people they need to succeed. With the data provided from this analysis, we can better align education systems, economic development initiatives, and business needs so our region can continue to grow and thrive. Thank you for your time and interest.

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