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Western North Carolina Health Advocates sponsors rally to expand Medicaid June 22

Press release from WNC Health Advocates: WNCHA TO HOLD EXPAND MEDICAID RALLY, FILM SCREENING ASHEVILLE – Western North Carolina Health Advocates sponsors Rally to ExpandMedicaid at 2 p.m. June 22 at the Vance Monument, followed by a screening ofthe short documentary film, “Meet the People,’ at 4 p.m. at FirstCongregational Church on Oak Street. The […]

Eliada Homes receives Women for Women grant

Press release from Eliada Homes:   Eliada Homes has been awarded $50,000 by Women for Women and accepted this award on May 20, 2014 at the annual Power of the Purse luncheon celebrating women’s philanthropy. Attending the luncheon was Emily Snider, Eliada’s first female student in the Eliada School of Trade Arts (ESTA), for which […]

Trust announces more than $450,000 to help Spanish-speaking and rural residents find health insurance

Press release from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: Trust Announces More than $450,000 to Help Spanish-Speaking and Rural Residents Find Health Insurance; Support Medicaid Expansion Nearly $1.5 Million in Trust Funds Invested in Affordable Care Act Implementation to Date WINSTON-SALEM, NC—The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced grants of more than $450,000 to support the […]

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Bluff Mountain Festival, June 14

From a press release: Bluff Mountain Festival, June 14 Foot-tapping bluegrass and old-time music, a silent auction of beautiful local and regional items, and artists’ market, good food, a beautiful setting, and much more make the Madison County Arts Council’s Bluff Mountain Festival a special community event.  This year’s annual festival will be held June […]

City of Asheville Parks and Recreation seeks public input on Montford Center Complex master plan

Press release: CITY OF ASHEVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT  MONTFORD CENTER COMPLEX MASTER PLAN Public Drop-In Meeting June 3, 2014   ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department is developing a master plan for improvements of the Montford Center Complex, and planning for future programs at the Montford Recreation Center and surrounding park.  The final public input session will be Tuesday, […]

“Magic, Mirth & Meaning” announces summer magic show dates

From a press release: “Magic, Mirth & Meaning” announces summer magic show dates “Magic, Mirth & Meaning” continues monthly at St. Mary’s Church at 337 Charlotte Street as a fundraiser for The Vanishing Wheelchair, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Bring the whole family to see story tellers, singers, magicians, and jugglers on June 28 at 6:30 p.m. […]

Asheville joins cities around the world and hosts first annual ShareFest on Saturday May 31

Press release from SHARE Asheville: Asheville, NC – On Saturday May 31st SHARE Asheville will host the first annual Asheville ShareFest to promote cooperative business, collaborative consumption and the sharing economy in Asheville, NC.  This interactive co-created event features a showcase of local organizations, projects and knowledge and will be free and open to the […]

Penland School of Crafts offers discounts to area residents

From a press release: Penland School of Crafts offers discounts to area residents Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in a number classes in two upcoming summer session available at half tuition to residents of the following Western North Carolina counties: Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Graham, Clay, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, […]