The Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (CACRAO) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting postsecondary education through the professional development of its members, the sharing of ideas, and support of the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and their professional associations. Julie Padgett, Director of Enrollment Management/ Student Government Association (SGA) Advisor, represents the college in CACRAO.
The purpose of this project is to support community driven changes in four rural communities in McDowell County, including East Marion, Clinchfield, Eastfield - and a fourth community (to be determined). This project aims to model the success of the West Marion Community Forum, where leaders are working together to strategize, share information, and foster positive changes in their community. MTCC staff member Ginger Gorecki Webb is the Coordinator for this project, with supervision by Dr. Beverly Watts. Funded by the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-460-4511.
A multi-partner agency (McDowell Chamber of Commerce, City of Marion, McDowell County, McDowell Tourism Development Authority and McDowell Economic Development Authority) whose goal is to promote local tourism, provide information to local residents and to serve as a tool in industrial recruitment.
The Arts Council encourages local artists and provides gallery space, a retail shop, teaching opportunities and a theater space for the performing arts. Contact: Susan Pyatt-Baker, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 828-652-0610.