Throughout the year, the Town, along with other community organizations, offers opportunities for the community to come together and make a difference. These projects and fundraisers are wide ranging so please use this page to find an opportunity that best fits your passions and abilities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Maggie Valley Citizens Academy – Fourteen citizens are participating in the First Annual Town of Maggie Valley Citizens Academy.  The purpose of the academy is to provide residents/business owners the opportunity to meet with various local government staff and elected leaders and to gain insight into local government services and operations.  Sessions began on Tuesday, May 2nd and will meet weekly until Tuesday, May 30th. More information may be found here, you may check the schedule here.

The Maggie Valley Community Gardens – Throughout the planting season the “Giving Gardens” of Maggie Valley works hard to operate a community garden that helps to provide food for meals prepared for our community, including the Maggie Valley United Methodist Church ‘Shepherds Table’, a weekly dinner held on Monday evenings to feed couples, families and individuals. If you would like to volunteer for this effort please visit http://givinggardensnc.weebly.com/.

Spring Planting Day – For the second year in a row, the Town will be holding a Spring planting and beautification day. The date for this event has not been determined, please check back to learn more.

Jonathan Creek Clean Up – In the past, Town officials have joined together with citizens, business owners, and activists in order to clean rubbish out of Jonathan Creek in the spring. This year the Town will be scheduling this event during Haywood Waterways’ “Big Sweep” Event in fall. Please check this site for scheduling dates.

Community Fundraisers

Check back here for Community Fundraiser updates.

2017 Past Events:  

Richie’s Alliance for Autism

Youth Football League Fundraiser

Haywood Waterways Polar Plunge benefiting Kids in the Creek

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Our community gets its name from Maggie Mae Setzer. Her father, John "Jack" Sidney Setzer founded the area's first post office and it was named after one of his daughters. Each summer, Setzer descendants come from all over the country for a large family reunion in the historic valley.