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Mission Statement: To promote the growth of tourism for and in Rutherford County, in accordance with NC Session Law 2011-115.
Bechtler House Hertiage & Visitor Center
Location: 130 West 6th Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone: (828) 287-6113 or Toll-Free: (800) 849-5998
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Closed mid-day for one hour - return hour posted
Welcome Center at Lake Lure
Location: 2932 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746
Phone: (828) 287-1220
Hours: Daily 9:00 am-5:00pm
Closed mid-day for one hour - return hour posted




Next TDA Board Meeting - October 24, 2013
The 1927 Lake Lure Inn - Powers Room
2771 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure NC
12:00 noon
To view approved TDA minutes, Strategic Goals, Work Plans and Budget; as well as, a list of TDA Board members please see the sidebar listing.
Executive Director: Michelle Whitaker(email)