Smokies Association pushes for membership

out gsassociationThe Great Smoky Mountains Association is launching a membership drive in honor of its 60th anniversary this year.

The Great Smokies Association raises money, support and public awareness for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The nonprofit has given $30 million for Smokies projects over its history, from the construction of the new Oconaluftee Visitor Center and Museum to educational programs for children and young adults.

New memberships are being sweetened with monthly incentives, such as a drawing for a free weekend stay at a vacation cabin for new members joining in February.

www.SmokiesInfo.org or call 888.898.9102.

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