Last updated 6/28/2021 at 9:58pm
I have been going to the Silvermont Mountain Music for almost 40 years. I am one of the co-founders and have been on the Friends of Silvermont for years. Ray Smith, Lyle Reedy, Bob Hurring, myself and others have put a lot into the music to keep it going. Lyle Reedy took it up himself to make some live recordings, putting them on tapes and CDs.
We came up with a donation box. There’s no telling how much money we have raised for the Silvermont fund. It averages from $1,000 to $1,200 or more per year. I am sure we have raised $50,000 to $70,000.
The money was used, with the county allotme...