No Kid Hungry NC announces School Breakfast Challenge winners

Press release from No Kid Hungry North Carolina:  No Kid Hungry North Carolina recently announced the winning schools for the statewide NoKidHungry@mySchool 2016 SCHOOL BREAKFAST CHALLENGE. In its fourth year, the challenge is held in partnership with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI), Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, the UNC Center for Health Promotion […]

Asheville River Arts District Spring Studio Stroll Saturday May 20th & Sunday May 21st 10am-5pm

Press release from the River Arts District Artists:  WHAT: Come Explore The Artists of Asheville’s Historic River Arts District for Studio Stroll. Visit artists in their studios, learn about their artistic process through conversations and live demonstrations. Collect art at its source among the amazing displays of creativity from painting to sculpture, glassblowing to ceramics, […]

The Western North Carolina Orchid Society presents the 19th Annual Asheville Orchid Festival

Press release from The North Carolina Arboretum:  The Western North Carolina Orchid Society (WNCOS) and The North Carolina Arboretum will once again jointly host one of Western North Carolina’s greatest annual plant shows, the 19th annual Asheville Orchid Festival. This will also be an American Orchid Society sanctioned judging event. The Asheville Orchid Festival is […]

Increasing visibility: Asheville and Buncombe County’s Agenda for People with Disabilities

Press release from Sustain NC:  Asheville City Council is expected to soon vote on changes to city hall’s 1995 Americans with Disability’s Act (ADA) performance policy. These changes will improve ADA issue responses. People with disabilities (PwDs) and PwD stakeholders—including parents, caregivers, medical professionals, and policy evaluators—should understand these changes. To increase visibility of the […]

U.S. Cellular’s “Community Connections” supports local youth organizations

Press release from U.S. Cellular:  U.S. Cellular announced today that its “Community Connections” program is back for the third consecutive year to provide sponsorship support to local youth organizations. Since the program launched in 2015, the company has awarded nearly $900,000 in sponsorship dollars to more than 2,200 school groups and youth sports teams. Beginning […]

N.C. Main Street Champions honored

Press release from N.C. Department of Commerce-Public Affairs:  Main Street Champions, individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization across the state were recognized for their commitment this morning at an awards ceremony breakfast in Shelby. Thirty-six individuals received honors for their contributions in 2016. “Downtown districts are important economic engines in our state,” said […]

Public input phase continues for Transylvania school facilities

Press release from Transylvania County Schools:  Transylvania County residents have another chance, on March 20 at Rosman Elementary School, to address the Board of Education about the facilities needs and master plan for Transylvania County Schools. The Board’s regularly scheduled meeting begins Monday night at 6:30, with a one-hour discussion on the findings of the […]