Barbara Bates Smith in live performance as
at The Canary Coalition’s Annual Membership Meeting.
Tuesday, June 30, 6:30 PM,
at the Jackson County Public Library,
310 Keener Street, in Sylva, NC
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (Donations will be gratefully accepted)
THERE WILL ALSO BE A SILENT AUCTION
AS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE CANARY COALITION, SO, COME EARLY!
Some of the auction items are:
- Weekend vacation: Two nights and two days for two at the historic Dillsboro Inn in Dillsboro, NC
- Original watercolor painting by award-winning WNC artist Elizabeth Ellison
- Signed first edition copies of books by well-known WNC authors (Ron Rash, Wayne Caldwell, Katherine Stripling Byer, Thomas Rain Crowe, George Ellison, and John Lane
- A massage
- Mission desk
- Signed Young Adult graphic novels by Hope Larson
- Beautiful pottery pieces
Solarize WNC Forum in Cherokee
Tuesday, July 7 at 7 pm at the Tribal Fairgrounds
Residents, businesses and local government officials will get another chance to meet with solar and energy efficiency experts and contractors in the sixth public forum of the Solarize WNC series to be heldthis time in Cherokee at the Tribal Fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 pm.
At the forums, reputable contractors give informative presentations followed by question and answer periods. Included is practical information about state of the art solar energy systems, siting criteria, grid tie-ins, stand-alone systems, battery bank options, cost factors, available tax incentives and financing options.
North Carolina currently offers the highest solar energy tax credit of any state in the nation, at 35%. But, the tax credit is due to expire at the end of 2015. Governor McCrory has voiced disapproval for extending the tax credit and is likely to veto a bill that would extend it to the year 2021, even if it passes in the General Assembly this year. That leaves a short window of opportunity to invest in solar energy while taking advantage of the tax credit.
The Solarize WNC program offers a free solar site assessment and a steeply discounted comprehensive energy audit for those who enroll in the program. One can enroll in the program at no cost at one of the forums or online at :
There are no financial obligations to enrollment.
The forum in is free and open to the public. It is not necessary to enroll in the program to attend one of the forums.
Solarize WNC has been scheduled on the agenda of the Jackson County Commission, on Tuesday, June 16, 10 AM, at the Jackson County Justice Center. At this meeting there will be a discussion of the possibility of installing solar energy systems on some of the county-owned buildings in the community to save taxpayers money on monthly energy bills.
Solarize WNC is a joint project of The Canary Coalition and Clean Energy for WNC.
For more information contact the office of The Canary Coalition, in Sylva, 828-631-3447 or email@example.com
When you enroll you are entitled to a free solar assessment of your home or business!