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Council on Aging of Buncombe County marks 50th anniversary with gala

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., “Celebrates 50 Years” with a gala  Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, […]

Learn about the hospice caregiving experience at Four Seasons seminar

Press release from Four Seasons Compassion for Life: The free event, “Busting the Myth on Hospice: the Who, What, When and How of Hospice Care Giving,” shares ways hospice care giving benefits individuals and families HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – If you’re interested in learning about the hospice care-giving experience, then you may wish to attend the […]

Launch set for Women’s Business Center of Western North Carolina

From press release   Asheville, NC – The Support Center (TSC), a not-for-profit small business lender and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), is pleased to announce the official launch of its Women’s Business Center of Western North Carolina (WBCW) on July 29th, 2014 during a luncheon held at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel at 11:30 a.m. […]

"Bunny Lovers" 4x6 inches/ watercolor and ink on paper, by Julie Amrbruster

“Puddles and Projections” opens at FW Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk, Sept. 5

From a press release: “Puddles and Projections” opens at FW Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk, Sept. 5 “Puddles and Projections” FW Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk Opening Reception: September 5, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. Show Dates: September 1- 29th, 2014 Artists: Julie Armbruster: Painting For the month of September, 2014 painter Julie Armbruster’s works will […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Lee Boys will perform at New Mountain, July 31

From a press release: JUST ANNOUNCED: Lee Boys will perform at New Mountain, July 31 LEE BOYS, one of America’s finest “sacred steel” ensembles, will perform at New Mountain Theatre Asheville on Thursday, July 31st.   Doors open at 8:00 P.M.  Music starts at 9:00 P.M. with two sets.  Tickets are $10.00. For more information:  http://newmountainavl.com/ […]

SeptemberFest at the Green Thumb Garden in Waynesville, Sept. 13

From a press release: SeptemberFest at the Green Thumb Garden in Waynesville, Sept. 13 The Daydreamz Project is sponsoring the first annual SeptemberFest event at the Green Thumb Garden in back of the Old Armory building in Frog Level, Waynesville NC. This event will celebrate the harvest of community gardens in the Waynesville, Haywood County […]

Community leaders to hold press conference before EPA hearing in Atlanta

This Tuesday, July 29, green business leaders, local government officials, and citizen activists will hold a press conference at the Westgate Shopping Center before leaving Asheville to attend the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Public Hearing in Atlanta. At the hearing, these Asheville residents will provide testimony to the EPA on its recently released Clean Power […]

WNC hearing on Fracking rules planned

Here’s the press release from Clean Water for NC: After numerous requests from individuals, organizations and businesses in Western NC, the Mining and Energy Commission voted unanimously to hold a Public Hearing on fracking rules in the west. Public Hearings on rules that will regulate fracking were already scheduled in 3 locations across the state: […]

Creature Carnival with Beats Antique, Shpongle, Emancipator and Lafa Taylor, Oct. 30

From a press release: Creature Carnival with Beats Antique, Shpongle, Emancipator and Lafa Taylor, Oct. 30 Thursday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m. at the Exploreasheville.com Arena. General admission: $31.50. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 25, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the U.S. Cellular Center box office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online […]