Create Appalachia Friends

We have had many supporters who have donated money, volunteered their time and services, and have helped us spread the word.

Many thanks and hugs to the following companies who have contibuted in so many ways!


  • Food City
  • Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
  • ETSU Innovation Laboratory
  • Birthplace of Country Music Museum
  • Hands-On Museum
  • Appalworks

The “Save the Castle for the Arts” Campaign. 

  • ReMAX Real Estate
  • CopyNet
  • Cranberries
  • Upper East Tennessee Celtic Society
  • ETSU Art Department
  • ETSU Dance Department
  • Keller & Keller Real Estate
  • Artists who participated in the Flash Exhibit at the Open House: (Names coming….)
  • Performers who participated in the open house: (Names coming….)
  • And the many volunteers who busted their fannies helping us pull off the campaign and the open house: (Names coming….)

Create Appalachia start-up, strategic planning, and operations:

  • StudioHiku
  • Christian Schmid Graphic Design
  • Pal’s Business Excellence Institute
  • Hillhouse Graphic Design
  • Baker Donelson
  • Summit Leadership
  • Mountain Lab, Kenny Cornett
  • Congressman Phil Roe
  • ETSU Innovation Laboratory