City of Brevard Announces Plan to Create More Temporary Outdoor Space for Retail and Restaurants Downtown

May 19, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City of Brevard Announces Plan to Create More Temporary Outdoor Space for Retail and Restaurants Downtown The City of Brevard announced Monday City Council has unanimously approved staff recommendations to create additional downtown outdoor space for restaurants and retailers in anticipation of a Phase 2 reopening at a reduced capacity […]

Transylvania Business Support Task Force Announces Creation of Small Business Emergency Support Grant Program

For Immediate Release: January 28   Contact: Nicole Bentley, Executive Director Heart of Brevard Heart of Brevard (828) 606-6198 [email protected]   Brevard, NC – The Transylvania Business Support Task force announced today the creation of the Transylvania Tomorrow Emergency Support Grant Program. The grant program will provide an emergency relief fund, through the Community Focus […]

Brevard Clay Announces New Owner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2020 Media Contact: Heart of Brevard [email protected]   Stuart and Maggie Howe announced today that they have sold Brevard Clay after 3 years in their Heart of Brevard location, at 16 West Main Street. Carrie Blair, a resident of Pisgah Forest will take over the business, effective January 1, 2021. […]

Heart of Brevard Announces Holiday Events

For Immediate Release for November 9 Contacts: Heart of Brevard Executive Director Nicole Bentley (828) 884-3278 [email protected]   Heart of Brevard Announces Holiday Events  Heart of Brevard announces plans for a full schedule of holiday events including a Holiday Windows Competition + Walking Tour and a Virtual Brevard Variety Show to showcase local businesses and […]

Meet Think Local Transylvania!

Date: October 20, 2020 Contacts: Clark Lovelace, Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, 828-883-3707, [email protected] Nicole Bentley, Heart of Brevard, 828-884-3278, [email protected] Transylvania County, NC – Heart of Brevard and the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce a new joint initiative and brand called Think Local Transylvania. The goals of this program are to support small local businesses and […]

Halloween Safety and COVID-19

For Immediate Release       Contacts: Police Chief Phil Harris: (O)  828-883-2212 Tara Rybka, MPH, PIO Transylvania Public Health  828.884.1730   (Brevard, NC October 13,2020)  Soon it will be Halloween!  This holiday season, however, is different now that we are in the midst of a pandemic.  The Transylvania Public Health and the City of […]

Heart of Brevard Announces The HeART of the Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2020 Contact: J. Nicole Bentley, Executive Director Heart of Brevard [email protected]    Heart of Brevard announced a new fall art event, The HeART of the Season, celebrating local arts & culture in historic downtown Brevard, November 21-22, 2020.  “Our committee has been exploring creative ways that can connect our artists […]

Heart of Brevard Announces Plans for 2020 Holiday Season

Heart of Brevard announced Thursday that the remainder of the 2020 event season will be held virtually. While events will look differently than they have in the past, Heart of Brevard is excited about the creative alterations they have planned to provide safe and festive community celebrations for the upcoming holiday season.   The COVID-19 […]

Transylvania Times Article Featuring the Heart of Brevard: Heart of Brevard Recognized Among ‘Heroes, Teachers’

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as “Heroes and Teachers.” This initiative is not a contest but is a chance to learn from people in the community who can teach others. The nominees have led by example with their actions, […]

Transylvania Tomorrow Relief Fund Supports More Than 90 Local Small Businesses

For Immediate Release: July 28, 2020  Contact: Clark E. Lovelace, Executive Director Brevard/Transylvania Chamber / Transylvania County Tourism (828) 883-3700 [email protected] [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”17″ display=”basic_thumbnail” thumbnail_crop=”0″]Brevard, NC – In just three months since the inception of this new initiative, the Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund raised and distributed $166,500 to 93 businesses throughout […]