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Student interns explore career options through Project SEARCH

Press release from Mission Health: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 20, 2016) –  A group of 11 student interns recently began a unique opportunity to explore a variety of career paths as participants in Project SEARCH, a national nonprofit program that creates business-based internships for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Project SEARCH Asheville is a collaboration […]

Pardee Hospital to host UNC cancer network lunch and learn event on Friday, Oct. 28

Press release:    Pardee Hospital will host a free UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn videoconference series for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The second session, “Finding Reliable Cancer Support Resources,” will take place on Friday, Oct. 28, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pardee Hospital’s video conference room. Participants will have an opportunity to ask […]

Jewish, Christian and Muslim speakers discuss peace at the 2015 Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska.

Locals will tackle the climate crisis and peace at November Interfaith Peace Conference

From Lake Junaluska: Locals Will Tackle the Climate Crisis and Peace at November Interfaith Peace Conference LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Eight years ago, a group of locals came together to tackle world issues through community-level involvement. That was the start of the Interfaith Peace Conference, an event that works in partnership with Christians, Jews, Muslims […]

‘Serafina’ Author Robert Beatty to visit Reading Raiders at Rugby Middle

Press release: “Serafina” Author Robert Beatty to Visit Reading Raiders at Rugby Middle HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2016) – His books about a curious protagonist living in the depths of Asheville’s Biltmore Estate in 1899 have sparked interest in school book clubs, and prompted class visits to the Vanderbilt house. On Monday, Oct. 24, New […]

The Bark House connects people to nature through regenerative design in the built environment. The company is the first to manufacture wall coverings from recycled tree bark. The product and its processes were intentionally designed to be regenerative across the sustainability triad.

Bark House receives North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership award

From Bark House: GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA (Oct. 19, 2016) – The Bark House received the Leadership Award in Sustainable Manufacturing from the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) today. The award was presented by NC Commerce Secretary John Skvarla, NCMEP Director Phil Mintz, and EDPNC Global business Services VP John Loyack at the Sheraton Four […]

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announces fall events

Press release: BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE MUSEUM + ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 EVENTS FILM SCREENINGS, POETRY, PRESENTATIONS, DISCUSSIONS and PERFORMANCE October 19, 2016 – (Asheville, NC) Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center’s 2016 fall season continues with a dynamic roster of multi-disciplinary public programs in conjunction with our current exhibitions, The Painters of Black […]

Native Kitchen & Social Pub to host fundraiser for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

From Native Kitchen and Social Club: The Native Kitchen & Social Pub Hosts Collaborative Fundraiser to Bring Awareness to National Disability Employment Awareness Month Swannanoa, NC – Locally owned restaurant, The Native Kitchen & Social Pub, is giving back in a big way for two local nonprofits that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. […]


Sow True Seed advocates seed saving with Seed Donation program and special offer to schools

From Sow True Seed: The Season of (seed) Giving is upon us! Sow True Seed holds some counter-intuitive beliefs in your traditional profit-driven capitalistic culture! They have a set of intentions that guide their business practice beyond the simple profit motive. One of these intentions is Seed Saving. Sow True Seed encourages everyone to save […]

Town of Fletcher announces annual community Halloween Carnival Oct. 29

From the Town of Fletcher Parks and Recreation Department: Fletcher’s Halloween Carnival set for October 29th Town of Fletcher’s Annual Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 29 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s event will be held at Fletcher Community Park located at 85 Howard Gap Rd. in Fletcher on ball […]

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Asheville High School hosts 3rd annual “Haunted High” fundraiser Oct. 28, 29

From the event organizers: Haunted High Returns to Asheville High School — Halloween Weekend The third annual Haunted High takes place at Asheville High School on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29. The event is a largest annual fundraiser for the Asheville High School Bands Program. The students will transform Asheville High School into […]

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UNC-Asheville hosts next installment of World Affairs Council lecture series Nov. 1

From the University of North Carolina – Asheville: ISIS to be the Focus of Nov. 1 World Affairs Council Lecture at UNC Asheville Donald Puchala will discuss the growth and strength of ISIS through geopolitical, historical and transnational perspectives at the next World Affairs Council talk titled Pirates, Anarchists and Cowboys, 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, […]

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The Capitol Steps bring election satire show to Diana Wortham Theatre Oct. 29

From the Diana Wortham Theatre: THE CAPITOL STEPS BRINGS COMIC RELIEF TO THE DIANA WORTHAM THEATRE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 AT 8:00 P.M. The Capitol Steps visit Diana Wortham Theatre just one week before the presidential election, bringing much needed comic relief with their witty, satirical show, What to Expect When You’re Electing: Saturday, October 29 […]

Asheville GreenWorks and TD Bank team up with Southside community for “TD Tree Days” Oct. 22

From event organizers: Asheville GreenWorks and TD Bank Employees Plant Trees in Asheville at TD Tree Days – Saturday, October 22, 2016 WHO: As part of TD Bank’s “TD Tree Days” tree planting initiative, employee volunteers from TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, will join partner organization Asheville GreenWorks to plant trees at the Southside […]

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CooperRiis names psychologist Michael Groat as new executive director

Press release from CooperRiis: Michael Groat, PhD, a clinical leader at the Menninger Clinic in Houston for 9 years, will be the next Executive Director and President of the CooperRiis Healing Community starting Jan. 2. National expert on challenging psychiatric disorders, Groat continues CooperRiis commitment to help those with mental illness achieve their highest levels of […]

Charles George V.A. Medical Center hosts 6th annual “Saluting Our Veterans” car & bike show Nov. 5

From the Charles George V.A. Medical Center: 6th Annual “Saluting Our Veterans Open Car and Bike Show” ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Charles George VA Medical Center will host the 6th annual “Saluting Our Veterans Open Car and Bike Show” Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the visitor parking lot. The event […]

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Atomic Furnishing and Design announces return to Woodfin

From Atomic Furnishing and Design: Asheville Furniture Retailer Relocating to Woodfin Atomic Design and Furnishing of Patton Ave Celebrates Expansion North with Discounts Through End of October After almost two years at its Patton Avenue location, a local business known for delivering high quality, reasonably priced mid-century furniture is returning to Woodfin, where Atomic Furnishing […]

New president named at Transylvania Regional Hospital

Press release from Transylvania Regional Hospital:   A chief nursing officer who has focused on patients her entire career has been tapped to lead Transylvania Regional Hospital, Mission Health announced. Michele Pilon has accepted the position of President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Michele, a resident of Eden, will join Mission Health on Nov. 14. […]

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Aloft Asheville Downtown named top “Pet Friendly Hotel” by USA Today and BringFido

From McKibbon Hospitality: Aloft Asheville Downtown Named the Top Pet Friendly Hotel in the U.S. by USA Today and BringFido Asheville, N.C. (October 19, 2016) – McKibbon Hospitality is pleased to announce that its Aloft Asheville Downtown hotel has been named the Top Pet Friendly Hotel in the U.S. by USA Today and BringFido. The […]

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