Bikers Give HUGE “Helping Hand” to Local Cancer Patients

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Blairsville, GA, April 13, 2012 – Bikers “Helping Hands” Treasure Hunt on April 7th was a rumbling success. Locals fighting cancer were supported in a LOUD way as 78 registered riders and numerous community sponsors raised $5,817.75. Local favorite Modern Vinyl entertained the crowd as they enjoyed the Car & Bike Show.

The Lodge at Copperhead teamed-up with the Helping Hands Foundation and Georgia Cancer Specialists to raise money for Blairsville and Blue Ridge, GA cancer patients. Founder of Helping Hands for Lung Cancer, Inc., Dr. Bridget Rossi, said how pleased they were with the success of this inaugural event and that they already have patients with financial needs applying for assistance. Michelle Evans, spokesperson for The Lodge, expressed appreciation for all the participants and gave a gracious thank-you to the many community sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event a success.

Proud sponsors of this event include:

Double C Stables – Spring Water Promotions – TH Griffith Insurance

Elder Financial Services – The Sawmill Place – McDonald’s Blairsville

Sisson, Dupont & Carder – Coosa Creek Embroidery – The News Observer

Excel Graphic Services – Art Miller Real Estate – Dr. Jennifer Jones

Mountain Top Furniture – Head-Westgate, Corp. – Mountain View Funeral Home

Byers Well Drilling – And many numerous businesses and individuals that supported this effort though donations of prizes and their time.

About The Resort: The Lodge at Copperhead, 171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA is North Georgia’s Premiere Destination Resort and Special Events Venue offering lodging, casual fine dining, full service bar, cabins and other amenities on the forty acre resort. Resort information is available at website:

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You Can Own The Copperhead Life Style

Copperhead offers a unique and affordable real estate opportunity. The location offers the scenic beauty of the Appalachian Mountains easily accessed by major interstates, while the solid construction and extensive resort amenities and services add intrinsic value. Whether considering as a real estate investment or looking for a weekend getaway, the Lodge at Copperhead is a unique opportunity for the right buyer.

The Park Model Log Cabins measure approximately 400 square feet and are priced from the $90’s depending upon options and lot selection. 2011 returns on investmest were 5 1/2 – 8% for all rental cabin owners. Each cabin has one-bedroom, full kitchen and private bath. Loft and bunk room options, porches, and decks are also available to expand living space. Each cabin also has its own motorcycle/golf cart/ATV garage, and the community has all paved roads. The cost of ownership is very low, and boasts all the amenities of a destination resort.

The Lodge @ Copperhead is the USA’s only boutique resort geared toward motorcycle and car enthusiasts. Whether on two wheels, two wheels in back, two wheels in front or four wheels, you’ll discover we’ve been expecting you.

Cabin Details

  • Our cabins are extremely energy efficient and are the tightest, least expensive cabin to own, heat and cool.
  • Our cabins are extremely well made to surprising tolerances.
  • Every single cabin has been modified to fit each customer’s preferences, budget and land.
  • Our cabins use materials that have been perfected and improved in ways that are unseen in the trade
  • Our logs come from Certified Sustainable Forests, A National Park Service Standard that is hard to come by.

Outdoor Resort Amenities

Outdoor resort amenities include a sweeping veranda known as “The Porch” that wraps around the lodge with several seating areas.  This is a hot spot for the Lodge year round.  In the fall and winter the outdoor fireplace warms as you breathe in the freshness of the mountains. In the spring and summer “The Porch” is the perfect place to take in the stunning vista, while listening to live entertainment.

The Lodge is flanked by a gently sloping hillside known as “The Yard” that is home to an elevated pavilion/amphitheater. This year, we will debut exciting new outdoor events on “The Porch” and in “The Yard.” A salt-water swimming pool, hot tub and fire pit round out the outdoor amenities. After a long day’s ride, it is the perfect place to kick-back and enjoy the evening.

The Lodge @ Copperhead is the USA’s only boutique resort geared toward motorcycle and car enthusiasts. Located in the heart of the mountains just outside Blairsville, GA, the lodge is within a few hours of Atlanta, Nashville, and Charlotte. Once you’ve been here, you will want to return again and again…

Choose from 38 remaning lots with creekside and mountain views, or snag a great deal on these turn-key specials. Discounts apply through April 7, 2012. Financing available for qualified buyers.

Veteran’s Memorial Dedication Scheduled

3rd Anniversary celebration weekend for The Lodge at Copperhead April 7 – 8. The Lodge will be kicking off the 2012 season with their biggest event of the year, featuring

Installers for new flag pole

the dedication of their Veteran’s Memorial, Saturday April 7 at 2:00 pm. (Full details:

Car and Bike Show registration starts at 10 am with the show beginning at Noon. Cash, and prizes awarded at 3pm. See The Lodge’s website calendar for more information and registration forms. Registration fee is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the show.

Other activities include: Live music by local favorite Modern Vinyl, Noon to 3 pm. At 6pm The Mike Watson Band takes The Porch. There will also be a benefit motorcycle treasure hunt, a DYNO machine by Woods Performance Tuning, and vendors to shop.

The weekend festivities continue on Sunday with an Easter sunrise service, and Easter brunch. Full menu is available here

Palmer Mireille named 2012 North Georgia Idol

Palmer Mireille wins the title of 2012 North Georgia Idol at The Lodge at Copperhead on March 31st. The North Georgia Idol Contest was hosted by The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, GA. Top prize – a six hour professional recording studio session produced by five-time International Telly Award winner, Murphy, N.C. and Miami, FL went to Palmer Mireille.

The 2nd place winner Ashleigh Campbell and 3rd place winner Nicole Schmidt took

Left to right: Ashleigh Campbell, Palmer Mireille, Nicole Schmidt, Paul DeMichael

home cash prizes. For three Saturdays in March hopeful contestants performed before a live audience, including industry professional judges. In addition to the prize winners, other competing finalists were Amber Kennison, Brian Howard, and Brianna Shelko.

A big thanks to our 2012 judges: Don Byers, Tammy Miller, Ken Ledford, Mike Watson, and Kiyo Clendaniel.

The Lodge at Copperhead, 171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA is a destination resort offering lodging, casual fine dining, full service bar, cabins, and other amenities on the forty acre resort. Lodging reservations are available at website: or by calling 706-835-7433. North Georgia Idol Host & Presenting Sponsors: The Lodge at Copperhead, and