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Friends of Panthertown plans open house

Jawbone Falls in Panthertown Valley. File photo Jawbone Falls in Panthertown Valley. File photo

Friends of Panthertown will celebrate the grand opening of its first ever official headquarters and office space during a drop-in event noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 116 Central St. in Sylva.


The event will include a ribbon-cutting, snacks, campfire (complete with s’mores) and a chance to meet the organization’s board and staff — and learn about Friends of Panthertown’s work.

Friends of Panthertown is a nonprofit that works in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to conserve the Panthertown Valley Backcountry Recreation Area in the Nantahala National Forest and to enable sustainable conservation there. Staff and volunteers maintain 30 miles of public trails.

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