HDDA April 2017 Meetings

  • April 4 - 9:00am - Membership Committee (Taste Full Beans)
  • April 10 - 4:30pm - Promotions (HDDA Office)
  • April 11 - 11:30am - Business Development (Station)
  • April 11 - 5:30pm - Community Vision Forum (First Presbyterian Church)
  • April 12 - 9:00am - Board of Directors (City Hall)
  • April 22 - 1:00pm - Hickory Hops (Station)



Community Vision Forum - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

People often ask HDDA about the fireplace that stands on the east side of the Olde Hickory Station on Second Street SW. Do you know the story? It dates back to the Civil War.

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Transportation Insight and the City of Hickory Receive North Carolina Main Street Award for Best Historic Rehabilitation

Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland and Executive Director of Economic Development Susan Fleetwood presented awards last week to 15 North Carolina Main Street program participants.

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Tammy Panther Named Hickory's 2016 Main Street Champion

Main Street Champions, individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization across the state, were recognized for their commitment during an awards ceremony breakfast in Shelby last week during the North Carolina Main Street Conference.

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Downtown Hickory Art Crawl Call for Artists

The Hickory Downtown Development Association is seeking artists interested in participating in the Downtown Hickory Art Crawls on Thursday, May 18, and on Thursday, September 21, 2017.

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Hickory Museum of Art Announces New Executive Director

The Hickory Museum of Art has announced a leadership team for the museum that consists of a new Executive Director and a newly formed Associate Director position.

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Agent Receives Luxury Designation

Mike Kelly Jr. REALTORĀ® with Hickory Real Estate Group in Hickory North Carolina has earned the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation in recognition of his experience, knowledge, and expertise in the Luxury residential market.

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National Poetry Month Looms Large for Hickory

April is National Poetry Month, and during the month Hickory will host no fewer than 9 poets at events sponsored by Lenoir Rhyne University, the North Carolina Poetry Society, Poetry Hickory, and Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse.

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The Future of Catawba County Summit

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce hosted The Future of Catawba County Summit yesterday at Moretz Mills, where the doctrine of the K-64 Learning Initiative was officially signed by all involved community partners including Catawba County.

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Community Relations Council Promotes Positive Human Relations Through Annual Awards Program

The City of Hickory Community Relations Council (CRC) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Human Relations Awards.

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GHCCM Takes a Bite Out of Hunger

Need a break from your weekly routine? Why not grab breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert and coffee at one of the 25+ restaurants participating in Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry's annual Take a Bite out of Hunger campaign on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

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Public Art Commission to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Sculptures

The Hickory Public Art Commission (PAC) invites the public to attend a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library (375 3rd St. NE) to celebrate the installation of two new sculptures in the library's reading garden.

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Hickory Officials Meet With Federal Legislators

Mayor Rudy Wright, Councilman David Zagaroli, Councilman Hank Guess, Interim City Manager Andrea Surratt, and Governmental Affairs Manager, Yaidee Fox traveled to Washington D.C. for a day trip on Thursday, March 23.

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NC Sales and Use Tax Workshop

The CVCC Small Business Center and the NC Department of Revenue will host a Sales and Use Tax workshop for small business owners.

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Assessing Your Business' Feasibility and Profitability

Tuesday, April 4 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Taste Full Beans

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Nominate Our City to Win $20K During "Meet Me at the Park"

This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, to revitalize parks across the U.S. for a third year.

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Full Circle Arts Call for Artists

Full Circle Arts is looking for artists from the greater Hickory area to enter their next exhibition which will be one for small works of art. Small works can be put in many places in the home or office to give the owner pleasure every time he/she looks at it.

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