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Summer 2019 Newsletter

Check out the latest Healthy Steps newsletter!

Sizzlin’ Summer Series

Each Saturday morning you will find a different fun activity happening on the Burnsville Town Square.

Taste of the Blue Ridge

Taste of the Blue Ridge is the signature fund raising event for the Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. Join us on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Cross Street Commerce Center in Spruce Pine for this fabulous tasting event.

We’re hiring!

The part-time Positive Parenting Coordinator will integrate opportunities supporting positive parenting practices throughout the community. The PPC will promote and build families’ knowledge through strategies that nurture children’s development, and build links with community resources and supports.

AMY Wee Trade Fall & Winter Consignment Sale

The AMY Wee Trade Consignment Sale features the very best in “gently used” and new Fall/Winter children’s items. Thursday, September 19th is our preview day. The $5.00 admission lets you shop early for the best deals. Hours of the sale are Thursday, 8am – 6pm, Friday, September 20th, 8am – 6pm, and Saturday, September 21st, 8am – 2pm. Many items will be half price on Saturday.

Rotary Breakfast

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Land Harbor Golf Clubhouse, 7:30am – 10:00am.

Walk To Remember

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss awareness month. Join us on Sunday, October 6, 2019 for the Walk to Remember at 3pm at First Baptist Church in Spruce Pine. We walk for the steps they will never take.

Mitchell County State of the Child

This event is for anyone who is interested in learning more about the effects of trauma on children, how we can help lessen trauma, how we can help children be resilient.

Healthy Halloween 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Avery Rock Gym for a ghoulishly good day full of FREE, fun and healthy activities sponsored by local service providers. Kids wear their costumes and “trick or treat” at all of the vendor tables where they receive a healthy snack or prize or play a fun game.


BLOCK Fest is a research-based, interactive exhibit that promotes early math and science learning for young children through block play. Our next BLOCK Fest is at First Presbyterian Church in Spruce Pine and the public sessions are on Thursday, November 14th, 1:30pm – 6:30pm and Saturday, November 16th, 9am – 12pm.