Hendersonville cultural center receives grant to document mountain elders

Press Release

The Center for Cultural Preservation

The Center for Cultural Preservation, Hendersonville’s culture and heritage center, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Henderson County to support its Mountain Elder Wisdom Project. According to David Weintraub, Executive Director of the Center, the funds will be used to document the life of mountain elders throughout Henderson County and the region for the purpose of developing a documentary film, a publicly accessible database of oral histories and a series of public programs.

The Center for Cultural Preservation is a regional nonprofit dedicated to keeping alive the history and heritage of the mountain region. To make a donation or to volunteer contact the Center at www.saveculture.org or 828-692-8062.

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