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Affiliate Directory

A Guide to the Affiliate Information:

Webpage Link
Non Profit Organization/Fiscal Agent Name
Site Location if Different
Director/Contact Name
Mailing Address
Contact Telephone
Contact E-mail

* Not a 501c3 organization

For any other questions about our affiliates, please contact us

Alleghany JAM
Alleghany JAM
Sparta Elementary School
Samantha Wilhelmi
PO Box 1326
Sparta, NC 28675

Alexander JAM
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center
Chad Ritchie or Allison Houchins
316 Hiddenite Church Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
828-381-8815 or

Ashe JAM
Ashe Arts Council
Ashe Civic Center
Rebecca Williams
303 School Avenue
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Avery JAM
Avery Co. Schools
Banner Elk Elementary School, other Avery Co. Schools
Niki Lamotte
155 Orchard Ln
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Bland Co JAMS
QUILL (Quality Unique Innovative Learning and Leadership)
Site: Bland Co. Elementary
Jared Perdue
176 Eagles Rd. PO Box 9
Rocky Gap, VA 24366

Blue Ridge JAM
Mountain Youth Charities
Blue Ridge School
Sarah Hall
95 Bobcat Dr.
Cashiers, NC 28717
(828) 743-2646

Boone JAM
Town of Boone, North Carolina
The Jones House Community & Cultural Center
Mark Freed
604 W. King St.
Boone, NC 28607

Buncombe County JAM
Black Mountain Center for the Arts
Gale Jackson
225 West State St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Caldwell JAM
Caldwell Arts Council
Hudson Uptown Building and Caldwell Community College
Launi Higgs, Program Director
PO Box 1613
Lenoir, NC 28645
828 758.7150

Carroll County JAM
Carroll County Middle School*
LauraLee Martin, After School Program Coordinator
Jackie Dunevant, Program Liason

Dickenson Co. JAM
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Floyd JAMS
June Bug Center
Deb Wildman or Amber Wojciechowski
June Bug Center
251 Parkway Ln S.
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6550 or

Franklin Co. JAM
Smith Mountain Lake Arts Council
Essig Center (540-483-9293)
Jim Mullens
354 Three Quarter Point Rd
Wirtz, VA 24184

Folk School JAM
John C. Campbell Folk School
Tri-County Community College
Gerraud Barralon
1 Folk School Ln.
Brasstown, NC 28902

Galax JAM
Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
Marianne Kovatch
100 North Main St.
Galax, VA 24333

Haywood JAM
Haywood County Arts Council
Shining Rock Classical Academy
Lindsey Soloman
86 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786
(828) 452-0593

Henderson JAM
Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts, serving children in Smyth County
Catherine Schrenker
203 N. Church St.
Marion, VA 24354

Jackson County JAM
Jackson County Arts Council
Cullowhee Valley School (828-293-5667)
Betty Brown
310 Keener St #201, Sylva, NC 28779

Johnson Co. JAM
Johnson County Arts Council
First United Methodist Church, Mountain City
Mike Taylor
2311 Johnson Hollow Rd.
Mountain City, TN 37683

Madison County JAM
Madison County Arts Council
Marshall Presbyterian Church
Laura Boosinger
P.O. Box 32
Marshall, NC 28753

Morganton JAM
City of Morganton Department of Parks and Recreation*
Rec Center – Collett Street
Jennifer Nicholson, Program Manager
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680
(828) 438-5350

Pacolet JAM
Tryon Fine Arts Center
Rebecca Osteen, Program Director
34 Melrose Ave.
Tryon, NC 28782

Swain County JAM
Mountain Discovery Charter School
Jonathan S. Wertheim
PO Box 763
890 Jenkins Branch Rd. N
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-1222

Scott Co. JAMS
Scott County, VA
Shoemaker Elementary School, Gate City (276-386-7002)
Andrea Lawson
Hiltons Elementary
303 Academy Dr.
Hiltons, VA 24258
(276) 386-6118

Transylvania JAM
Transylvania Youth Strings
Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club
PO Box 1360
Brevard, NC 28712
Owen Grooms

University School JAM
K-12 Lab School – Campus of East Tennessee State University*
68 Martha Culp Ave.
Johnson City, TN 37614
Kim Allison

Washington County JAM
Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center
Craig Makufka
25236 Hillman Hwy.
Abingdon, VA 24210

WiseJAMS – Big Stone Gap
Southwest Virginia Museum and Historical State Park
Doretha Cole
PO Box 742
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1322

WiseJAMS – Coeburn
Lays Hardware Center
Thomas Anderson
PO Box 179
Wise, VA 24293

WiseJAMS – Wise
JF Addington Middle School (Wise)
Thomas Anderson
PO Box 179
Wise, VA 24293

All Pickens, SC YAM programs
P.O.S.A.M., Inc (Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music, Inc)

Betty McDaniel, Program Director
792 Holly Springs School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 878-4257 or 864-230-9695

Ambler Elementary YAM
Janet Hardin
838 Ambler School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671-8568

Chastain Road Elementary YAM
Spencer Caroline Burbage

Dacusville Elementary YAM
Sondra Hennessee or Courtney Gibbs
200 Cherokee Trail
Easley, SC 29640

Hagood Elementary YAM
Tara Villano
431 Sparks Lane
Pickens, SC 29671

Getty’s Middle YAM
Alecia Gilcrease
510 South Pendleton St.
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-3900

Liberty YAM
Jared Roper
251 N. Hillcrest Street
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 506-2132, (864) 397-2248

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tiffany Short
567 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC 29671

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tom Kelley

Six Mile Elementary YAM
Jan Nations or Karen Holder
777 N Main St, Six Mile, SC 29682
(864) 397-2400

Youth Leadership Academy YAM
Heather Hendricks