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Our Story

Although the Stable @ Riverview is now mostly a pleasure farm, it was originally a productive working farm. Purchased by Tom and Jean Hauser in the early 1960's, the property was used as a livestock, tobacco, and row crop farm ... even farming with horses for several years. The farm provided sustenance to raise 5 children and was the preferred location for many Hauser family gatherings and a summer retreat for many cousins (they thought it was work).

The property was acquired by Pat Hauser (son) and his wife Suzie in 2005. Major property restoration projects began including land clearing, new pastures, conservation easements, ponds, roads and fencing. New structures followed and finally the addition of horses.

Using the property as an event venue grew organically as family and friends made requests for weddings and reunions. Offering the facilities for private events helps offset the expense of seed, feed, and fertilizer. Our connection to this farm is undeniable and we are truly fortunate to have been a part of many awe-inspiring events. Come view this river land and experience the hospitality we offer and serenity we enjoy . . . . . your connection to true southern heritage.

-Pat and Suzie Hauser

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Event Manager for The Stable at Riverview is Rayma Stover.

Rayma is a competent professional that understands all aspects of event planning and day of coordination. She has a particular talent for aesthetic décor including detailed attention to table settings, color enhancement, and overall presentation and appearance. Rayma can embellish any theme and insure personal items are well placed and presented.

Aside from Rayma's professional skills, she is without question a caring “people person '. She will go well beyond her defined duties to insure that everyone at an event has an enjoyable experience. Dealing with minor or major issues is the defining quality for an event manager. Rayma has proven that she can handle and solve unexpected issues.

Finally, Rayma provides structure. This service is underated but essential to making an event enjoyable and memorable. She will keep things on track through pre-planning, scheduling, consultation, setup, décor, vendor coordination, event direction and oversight.

Rayma is accessible, engaging and sincerely interested in pleasing her clients.


Personal Information:

husband ….............. Mike (25 years of togetherness)

daughters …............ Whitley and Autumn

grandchildren.......... Raelyn Grace & Kasey Sterling

residence …............. Welcome, NC