Great Smoky Mountains Association
115 Park Headquarters Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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.
Bryson City Woman's Club
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.
Swain County Cooperative Extension
Robert Hawk, Director
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.
The American Legion, William E. Dillard Post 104
PO Box 104
Sylva, NC 28779
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
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.
Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River
WATR is a grass roots, community based organization committed to the protection and preservation of the Tuckasegee River and its feeder streams.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9281 and Ladies Auxi
Stephen Brown, Post Commander
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
Swain County Community Foundation
PO Box 2148
Sylva, NC 28779
The foundation's goal is to build permanent funds to enrich Swain County's heritage and develop new resources.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC
50 S. French Broad St. #213
Asheville, NC 28801
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.
North Carolina Consumers Council, Inc.
3733 National Suite 115
Raleigh, NC 27612
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.