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`Round the Mountain 2012 Member Survey for Educational Programs

ABINGDON, Va. – Between October 2011 and October 2012, did you attend a `Round the Mountain educational program? (Examples include: Business of Craft Institute, Craft Chat, Conversations, Practical Business Tips for Artisans, agritourism workshops, one-on-one business counseling, hands-on social media workshops, lunch and learn events, etc.) If yes, we encourage you to take this brief survey before Midnight, November 11.

You may take the survey by clicking on this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T8Q6KP8

The purpose is to help `Round the Mountain (RTM) assess its educational programming and plan new workshops/learning events based on the needs of members.

This survey should take about five minutes to complete.

We appreciate your taking time to give us candid, thoughtful answers. Information collected in this survey is confidential and used only for evaluating `Round the Mountain's educational programming and planning of future educational programming.

'Round the Mountain is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sustainable economic development of the region's communities by assisting local artisans with marketing, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

`Round the Mountain is supported, in part, by the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

`Round the Mountain’s mission is to promote sustainable economic development of the region's communities by assisting local artisans with marketing, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

The `Round the Mountain service area includes Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe counties, and the cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford.