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Bryson City Woman's Club

Contact: Connie Southard

Phone 828.488.9337

A civic organization committed to volunteering its time for the future of Swain County. Meets the third Thursday, except during June, July and August. Meetings are held in the top floor of the Community Building (Police Department)on the Rector St. side. Bryson City Woman's Club was chartered in 1926.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9281 and Ladies Auxi

Contact: Stephen Brown, Post Commander


120 CJ Hyatt Rd

Bryson City, NC 28731

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Phone 828-497-2515

Meeting 3rd Tuesday 7:30 PM; Bingo every Saturday night. Early Birds 5:30 PM, Regular games 7:00 PM, VFW Post, Governors Island Road

North Carolina Consumers Council, Inc.

Contact: Jacob Scott


3733 National Suite 115

Raleigh, NC 27612

TF 800-877-5620 x.803

The North Carolina Consumers Council is a nonprofit organization representing consumers, both within and beyond the borders of NC, and their interest as a whole. Our mission is to raise consumer awareness, increase consumer education and promote consumer protection through the free services we provide.

American Red Cross

Contact: Thomas Hensley


100 Edgewood Road

Asheville, NC 28804

Local 828-490-2479

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteering and the generosity of donors.

Great Smoky Mountains Association


115 Park Headquarters Rd

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Phone 865-436-7318

Great Smoky Mountains Association is a non-profit organization established in 1953 and authorized by Congress to support the park’s educational, scientific and historical programs through sales of merchandise, donations and volunteer efforts. Based at park headquarters in Gatlinburg, GSMA operates heritage centers in several park gateway communities. The centers offer Smokies merchandise, books on natural history, and historical information on the park.

Carolina Mountain Riders Motorcycle Club

Contact: Linda Shakar


PO Box 81

Almond, NC 28702

Phone 407-620-7698

Phone 828-488-6004

Swain County Cooperative Extension

Contact: Robert Hawk, Director


60 Almond School Road

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Local 828-488-3575

Empowering People * Providing Solutions! Swain County Cooperative Extension offers county residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications and events. Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Swain County citizens. We can answer questions on a wide array of topics.

Swain County Community Foundation

Contact: Sue LeLievre


PO Box 2148

Sylva, NC 28779

Phone 828-586-4616

Fax 828-586-4616

The foundation's goal is to build permanent funds to enrich Swain County's heritage and develop new resources.

Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River

Contact: Roger Clapp


835 Main Street

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Office 828-488-8418

Mobile 828-507-9144

WATR is a grass roots, community based organization committed to the protection and preservation of the Tuckasegee River and its feeder streams.

The American Legion, William E. Dillard Post 104

Contact: Jim Nicholl


PO Box 104

Sylva, NC 28779

Phone 828-293-5835

Jackson and Swain counties' wartime military veterans service organization. Meets 2nd Monday of each month, 7 p.m. Dillsboro Masonic Lodge in Sylva. Provides free honor guards and flag-folding ceremonies for funerals of veterans.

Barium Spring - WNC


PO Box 99

Webster, NC 28788

Local 828-231-5413

TF 800-320-4157

Barium Spring - WNC provides a safe home for children through group homes, foster care and adoption programs. We heal the hurt for individuals that are troubled, abused, or neglected. We encourage a healthy start through educational, prevention and developmental programs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC

Contact: Rachael Lackey


50 S. French Broad St. #213

Asheville, NC 28801

Local 828-488-5209

Phone 828-269-5521

Fax 828-253-5403

big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.