There will be an art reception benefitting Haywood Waterways Association at the Village Green Café in Waynesville from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 22.
A studio owner from Waynesville, Rick Hills, will feature his new mixed media paintings. Visitors will be able to see his newest works, talk with him and learn about what HWA does to keep the water clean and clear in Haywood County. Hills will donate 20 percent of the sale of his work that will be on display to HWA.
HWA has a history of success writing 90 successful grant applications that have brought more than $6 million to Haywood County. When including local matching contributions, over $8 million in education, storm water management, stream restoration and other projects have been accomplished.