Published On: Mon, Aug 8th, 2016

Cherokee Pride award winners for July

 

CherokeeCampgroundCherokee Campground

Cherokee Campground is the Cherokee Pride July winner for exceptional customer service in the lodging category for businesses on the Qualla Boundary. This award is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the Cherokee Welcome Center to identify local businesses within a variety of service categories who go above and beyond to provide outstanding products and exemplary customer service.

“The campground was the perfect location and very relaxing,” said a recent visitor. “We felt really welcome and just like part of the family.”

The campground hosts generations of visitors that come back year after year. Some families have enjoyed Cherokee Campground every year for over 25 years.

“We are very honored to receive the Cherokee Pride Award,” said Lea Ann Craig, co-owner with her brother Barry. “Our repeat business is a testament to our commitment to our customers and ensuring everyone enjoys their stay with us.”

Website:  http://www.cherokeesmokies.com/camp/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Cherokee-Campground-Craigs-Log-Cabins-210530045647176/

 

IMG_2848Peter’s Pancakes and Waffles

The blueberry pancakes and the pile of perfectly-cooked bacon are two menu items from Peter’s Pancakes and Waffles that recent guests have raved about. Peter’s Pancakes and Waffles has been awarded the Cherokee Pride Award for recognition of excellent customer service in the restaurant category for businesses on the Qualla Boundary. This award is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the Cherokee Welcome Center to identify local businesses within a variety of service categories who go above and beyond to provide outstanding products and exemplary customer service.

“Peter’s was delicious and the people working there were so lovely,” said a recent visitor. “We loved the decor that included local crafts and appreciate the attentive service. This is the best place in Cherokee!”

Other visitors mentioned that the staff was very friendly and the service was excellent and quick.

“Wow, this is so nice,” said Marie Thomas, manager. “We work really hard to make sure each customer enjoys their meal and has a great experience at Peter’s.”

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peters-Pancakes-Waffles/175631575802084

 

ElvisMuseumElvis Museum

Dee Smith’s Elvis Museum has been awarded July’s Cherokee Pride Award for recognition of excellent customer service in the retail category for businesses on the Qualla Boundary. This award is sponsored by the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the Cherokee Welcome Center to identify local businesses within a variety of service categories who go above and beyond to provide outstanding products and exemplary customer service.

“The Elvis Museum is a great stop,” said a recent visitor. “Dee is the kindest lady and takes great pride in all of the items in her museum, especially her collection of personal photo albums of Elvis and her handmade Elvis crafts.”

Other visitors mentioned the great collection of Elvis items and Dee’s passion for Elvis.

“I’m thrilled beyond words to win this award,” said Dee Smith, founder and owner. “The people who visit us are so great! We share a passion for Elvis and I am grateful to share memorabilia I’ve collected over the years.”

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ElvisMuseum

– EBCI Destination Marketing