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Grandfather Mountain to host special Oct. 6 nightime program

GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN TO HOST “CREATURES OF THE NIGHT AND BONFIRE DELIGHT” OCTOBER 6 GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, NC – Grandfather Mountain offers an opportunity to experience the wonder of the mountain at nighttime this October. “Creatures of the Night and Bonfire Delight” is a special program on October 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. that allows […]

Asheville hosts American Chestnut Summit Friday-Sunday Oct. 19-21

Press release from the American Chestnut Foundation From October 19-21, the beautiful, trendsetting, mountain mini-city of Asheville, N.C., will host the 2012 American Chestnut Summit, a celebration of science, hope and environmental restoration. Presented by The American Chestnut Foundation and USDA Forest Service, the Summit will focus on recent developments in restoring the American chestnut […]

Asheville City Council will hold joint Sept. 18 water system meeting with state legislators

From the City Clerk’s Office: The Asheville City Council has invited our state legislators to attend a joint City Council/State Legislators meeting on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. in the US Cellular Center Banquet Hall. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the progress of good faith negotiations relating to the […]

Walter Dalton to talk jobs in Asheville Monday

Here’s the press release from the Walter Dalton campaign: Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton, the Democratic candidate for Governor, will visit the Bent Creek Institute in Asheville on Monday to discuss his jobs plan. The Bent Creek Institute specializes in research and development for North Carolina specialty crop growers and botanical medicine developers and processors. Dalton’s […]

Mission Health donates $15,000 to support Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

Press Release From Mission Health ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2012) – Mission Health is proud to announce its partnership with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Mission Health contributed $15,000 to the IAVA’s Veteran Support Fund. The Veteran Support Fund is a […]

Mainstay to host 5th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event

Press Release Mainstay, the Henderson County domestic violence prevention and awareness organization is “kicking off” October as National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month by hosting their 5th annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes. This funny fundraiser will be held on Friday, October 12th from 4:30-6:00 pm followed by family games and a sock […]

WNCAP releases details about its annual “Raise Your Hand” benefit

Press release From the Western North Carolina AIDS Project September 12, 2012 – Everything is in high gear for this year’s “Raise Your Hand” dinner and auction on Saturday, September 29th to benefit WNCAP, the Western North Carolina AIDS Project. The iconic event, now in its 24th year, hopes to generate $100,000 to meet the […]

Lamaze International recognizes director of The Baby Place

Press Release From Park Ridge Health Hendersonville, N.C. (September 12, 2012) – Beth Cassidy, B.S.N., R.N.C.-O.B., L.C.C.E., director of The Baby Place at Park Ridge Health, has been selected as a Fellow of the Academy of Certified Childbirth Educators (F.A.C.C.E.) by Lamaze International. This title recognizes Cassidy for her contributions to childbirth education and efforts […]

New health and human services building at WCU completed

Press Release From Blueplate PR September 10, 2012 (Asheville, NC) – Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee (PBC+L), an award-winning architectural firm with offices in Asheville and Raleigh, NC, has completed Western Carolina University’s Health and Human Sciences Building, the first building on WCU’s new 344-acre Millennial Campus. The 160,000-square-foot building includes classrooms, research and teaching […]

StateTech magazine profiles wireless upgrades at Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center

Did you know that Asheville’s civic center — now dubbed the U.S. Cellular Center — has gigabit wireless service? StateTech — a publication that “helps state and local government IT leaders evaluate and implement technology to help organizations work better, smarter and at less cost — profiles the update in a Sept. 14 post by […]

Park Ridge Health announces classes and events for Sept. 17-23

Press release From Park Ridge Health Upcoming Classes and Events To pre-register for any of these free events, please call 855.PRH.LIFE. CREATION Health Series Mondays, September 10 – October 29 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Wellness Department at Park Ridge Health 50 Doctors Drive, Suite 2 FREE This class series addresses health from a Christian perspective […]

NC DOT’s Fall Litter Sweep starts this weekend Sept. 15th

Press release from N.C. DOT The N.C. Department of Transportation is teaming up with local volunteers to clean up roadsides statewide in the 2012 fall Litter Sweep, scheduled for Sept. 15-29. During the 2012 spring Litter Sweep, volunteers removed more than 1.5 million pounds of roadside litter. “Local volunteers are essential to the fight against […]

Paul Rozin, Expert in Psychology of Food, to Speak at UNCA

Press release from UNC Asheville News Services Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania professor of psychology, presents “Food is Good (Not Bad) To Eat, and Natural Isn’t Always Good” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. Rozin, who has studied attitudes toward chocolate, meat, water, the evolution of disgust and other […]

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