What You Can Do

1 Sign the petition to Stop the Hotel: CLICK HERE


2 Encourage friends and family to visit this website and sign the petition


3 Donate to support our work

  • Send a tax-deductible donation as described here: Donate


4 Request a yard sign and red ribbons to show your support:


5 Send comments to the MRA Board Task Force @ lodgeproject@montreat.org

  • In March the MRA Board appointed a task force to serve as the board’s representatives on this issue. Please send your opinions and questions to the MRA board at lodgeproject@montreat.org. The task force will collect and review these communications.

  • The MRA Task Force includes members of the board’s executive committee and four additional board members (all cottagers): Aram Bae, Edna Banes, Amantha Barbee, Chris Boney, Harry Emerson, David Evans, Lewis Galloway, Taylor Lewis Guthrie Hartman, Will Jones, Helen Krone, Sally Miller, Ross Sloan, and Burnet Tucker (Chair).


6 Write a letter to the editor (or guest column) for the Black Mountain News

  • The Black Mountain News is covering this issue closely, and will welcome letters or op ed essays. Just let them know your connection to Montreat and why you think this hotel is bad for the area. Letters should be under 300 words; email to news@blackmountainnews.com by Friday at 5 pm for the next week's paper. Include name, hometown and a telephone number. More BMNews contact info here. (300 words is recently updated guideline.)


7 Sign up to stay connected: There are two email lists we use to communicate, as noted on the petition:

  • The Stewards Updates List will send updates from the Montreat Stewards once or twice a month.

  • The Montreat Stewards Google Group receives more frequent news and allows those working against the proposed hotel to communicate with each other.

  • Email us at MontreatStewards@gmail.com and specify which list you want to join, and you will be added.

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