Nominate a Hometown Hero for the Great Friend to Families Award

Do you have a “Hometown Hero”?

The Children’s Playhouse is searching for a resident of the High Country whose greatest joy comes from helping kids and families, the 2010 winner of the Great Friend to Families Award. Nominees will be honored at a luncheon with guest speaker and world-renowned writer Nikki Giovanni from noon to 2:00 pm on January 29th at the High Country Home Builders’ Plaza. The award-winner will be presented with an art piece and $500 to donate to the High Country charity of their choice. The meal will be catered by presenting sponsor Storie Street Grille. The luncheon will also raise funds to support nonprofit children’s museum, The Children’s Playhouse.

Nominations are due January 19th. Additional support provided by, High Country Home Builders, Wachovia–A Wells Fargo Company, and Drs. Mayhew, Conn, Scheffler and Hardaway. Ms. Giovanni appears with help from Appalachian State University.

For nomination forms and ticket information click to or call 828-263-0011..