Brevard, NC (June 29, 2020) – The latest Resident Photo Contest has yielded one of the best batches of pictures ever with almost 120 entries. Photos submissions from fourth quarter 2019 through May 2020 were eligible in this series, which included a wide range of images from around the community. Five entries were selected as winners and each photographer will receive a gift certificate to the Overlook Clubhouse.

"This time around the winners are truly the best of the best," said General Manager Jim Whitmore. "There were so many excellent photos it was difficult to cull down the list to five. Many more honorable mentions will be featured on our website and social media channels as we share the amazing work of our amazing resident photographers."

Here are the winning entries and photographers:

• Title: Photo #4 • Photographer: Allena Harbeck

• Title: Kayaking Lake Ticoa • Photographer: Barbe Morris

• Title: Baby Cataract • Photographer: Jared Henkel

• Title: Relaxing Afternoon at Lake Atagahi • Photographer: John Kratt

• Title: Winter Walk with Rex • Photographer: Sarah Dearbaugh


All photos were taken at Connestee Falls. See more resident photographs on the community website Photo Album:

Connestee Falls is a gated casual mountain club community established in 1971 and owned and operated by its residents. It encompasses approximately 3,800 acres with half the land set aside in conservation and nature areas. There are extensive recreational amenities including championship golf course, a 26,000 square foot clubhouse, four stocked lakes, parks, tennis, pickleball and aquatic centers and over 14 miles of private hiking trails. Learn more at or call the Property Owners Association office at (800) 537-2001.


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