P.O. Box 2350
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Physical Address: 1818 Goforth Road
The Century Club
Blowing Rock Conference Center's Century is made up of individuals or organizations who have agreed to annually donate $100.00 or more to help fund capital improvement projects at BRCC. Each year a new project that will benefit our guests is chosen by BRCC's Board of Directors in consultation with the Century Club. Since 2004, the Century Club projects have focused on accessibility, beautification and major improvement to the site such as:
The only requirement to become a Century Club Member is that you agree to pay $100 each year - its as simple as that! To honor your generous commitment, your name will appear on the Century Club plaque in the Corriher Lodge Lobby.
To take the first step in joining the Century Club, you can:
It's that easy and your gift is tax deductible!
Donate to Special Days for Special People
The first “Special Days” program was in the summer of 1979. They had 30 clients and about 10 chaperones. So for the last 35 years the Blowing Rock Conference Center has conducted “Special Days” each June. The camp is for adults (18 years and up) with developmental disabilities. The participants are required to have caregivers to attend the event with them. This year we hosted 80 participants. We had 18 volunteers. Each of the Group Homes tells me the same thing every year: their folks come back saying they can’t wait until next year. When I visit any of them, that is the first thing they tell me - we're coming to camp in June. Our desire is for the program to be a yearlong memory.
Rev. Lynne Hinton, our volunteer worship and event leader for the past seventeen years, begins each day with devotions designed around our participants. This year our theme will be “Blooming in the Sun”. For many this is the only church experience that is geared directly to their community.
Due to the Federal and state budget cuts even more Group Home’s funding has been drastically reduced. Our goal is to be proactive and strive to fund two people for each group home. The cost has remained at $175.00 per person for the last 5 years. It includes Wednesday Dinner to Saturday breakfast and all activities. We make crafts, everyone who wishes may participate in the Talent Show, we have groups volunteer and entertain for us, and close with a dance. Last year we had a prom for them. Please check out those photos below.
We appreciate any donation, whether it be a scholarship for a participant, or a donation towards the programming expenses. Your donation is tax deductible and will be greatly appreciated.