Click below to read news and select articles about McConnell Group Public Relations, Inc. and founder Michelle McConnell Yelton.
NC Field & Family Magazine
Interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton about traveling to Rutherfordton, NC
Around Lake Lure: McConnell Group Public Relations, Inc. Wins National Award
WLOS ABC News 13: Carolina Moment - North Carolina gold
News story about the Bechtler House in Rutherfordton featuring interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton on behalf of Rutherford County Tourism Asset Foundation
CW Studio 62: Fall Color Driving Tours in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills
Interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton about fall color driving tours in Rutherford County, NC.
BBC Travel: Dirty Dancing in the Mountains
... Dirty Dancing Festival co-founder Michelle McConnell Yelton, though, says that the inn’s then-owner told her that none of the scenes were shot there.
WALTER Magazine: Defiant Drinking
From across the room my friend, publicist, and one-woman-support system Michelle Yelton clocked that my head was swimming.
GoUpstate.com: Tryon Equestrian Plans Big Celebration
... This is the grand opening of the season, and the big celebration that the facility is mostly complete,” said Michelle McConnell Yelton, whose Rutherfordton, N.C. firm is handling publicity for the equestrian center.
BlueRidgeNow.com: History enthusiasts back creation of Gold Trail
... The idea for such a trail has been in conversations for years, said Michelle McConnell Yelton, a representative for Rutherford County Tourism and the nonprofit Tourism Asset Foundation, groups that now want idle talk to turn to serious planning.
Carol Motsinger the blog: Note to self: Schedule to "have the time of my life" in August
... Founded by former dancer-turned-event producer Jo Beyersdorfer of JNB Marketing & Events, and PR-guru Michelle Yelton of The McConnell Public Relations (Michelle is also a full time resident in Lake Lure!), the festival kicked off with over 1,000 attendees in 2010. In 2011 JNB took over the direction of the festival, and still produces the event today.
Our State Magazine: Time of Your Life
It's really crazy that we still embrace it as if it happened yesterday, Yelton said.
FOX Carolina: Interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton about inaugural Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure
NPR on WNCW: Morning Edition Interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton about inaugural Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure
WLOS ABC 13: Interview with Michelle McConnell Yelton about inaugural Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure
Party Confidential - Party Planning Book by Lara Shriftman & Elizabeth Harrison
Thank you credit in book.
GENLUX Magazine: Dressing the Part: The Women of Harrison & Shriftman
Interview with Michelle McConnell (Yelton)
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