Jewish Family Services of WNC offers two new health programs

Press release From Jewish Family Services of WNC: Jewish Family Services of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce the beginning of a series of educational and supportive programs. Recently JFS has recently relocated to its new facility at Doctors Park which affords JFS many more opportunities for programming and community outreach. The End of […]

F-Word Film Festival to showcase a celebration of feminism with images by and about women

Press Release From UNC Asheville: March 5th, 7 PM The F-Word Film Festival (F for feminist): A Celebration of Images By and About Women (But For All Audiences) presents WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES and Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl NYC WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES traces the […]

Seats still available for February Friday Salon discussion with Frank Kalinowski

Press Release From RiverLink: There is still time for reserve your seat for the Friday Salon with Dr. Frank Kalinowski. The 2014 series is entitled “The American Constitution: The Logic of Law and the Consequences for the Nation.” The purpose of these interactive lectures is to explore a deeper understanding of environmental issues and to […]

Warren Wilson Echo: College faces fiscal dilemma

Here’s an excerpt from the Warren Wilson College student paper, the Warren Wilson Echo: Anonymous Employee Leaks E-Mail Regarding Tuition Increase, Retirement Contributions Reduction and Work Contracts Four days before the onset of the Spring 2014 semester, an email transcript from President Steven Solnick regarding the 2014-15 budget cuts appeared anonymously on the Facebook page […]

WCU students tie for second in US for undergraduate research conference

Press Release From Western Carolina University: CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University students once again will be having a major impact at the country’s most prestigious undergraduate research conference. WCU students had a total of 70 project abstracts accepted for presentation at the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, an annual spring gathering that allows students […]

Red Herring Puppets presents “Eletricity” at Diana Wortham Theatre, Feb. 21 and 22

Press release Red Herring Puppets presents “Eletricity” at Diana Wortham Theatre, Feb. 21 and 22 Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison test filaments for the light bulb. Red Herring Puppets’s latest production “Eletricity” will premiere at the Diana Wortham Theatre as part of he Asheville Puppetry Alliance’s Young Audience Series Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:00 […]

Environment NC: Global Warming could hurt local ski business

Here’s the press release from Environment North Carolina: Raleigh, NC – As the world turns its attention to the Sochi Olympic Games, Environment North Carolina revealed a summary of global warming impacts on Winter Olympic sports, and highlighting the need to act urgently to reduce the carbon pollution fueling global warming. “North Carolina may be […]

Ashvegas: outpouring of love for local activist Laurey Masterton

Ashvegas rounds up local appreciation appreciation, love and support for local activist and business owner Laurey Masterton, whose health is waning. Laurey Masterton, the owner of a popular downtown cafe who has publicly battled cancer for years and is known for living her life by the catchphrase “Don’t postpone joy,” is facing declining health. Masterton’s […]

Pisgah Legal continues to make navigators available to help with healthcare concerns

Full announcement from Pisgah Legal: Asheville, N.C. – Pisgah Legal Services has certified navigators available to assist uninsured area residents access affordable coverage through the new health insurance marketplace created by the federal Affordable Care Act. Navigators can help individuals and families determine if they are eligible to receive financial assistance to pay for health […]

Opera Creations with Deerfield Chorus presents HMS Pinafore, Feb. 28 & March 1

Press release Opera Creations with Deerfield Chorus presents HMS Pinafore, Feb. 28 & March 1 Opera Creations, Deerfield Chorus and Friends will present a concert version of Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore on Feb. 28 and March 1 of 2014. The production will include professional singers, aspiring professional singers from the area, the Deerfield Chorus, […]

AC-T: Bellydancer, teacher Lisa Zahiya means to empower

Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen-Times article: Lisa Newton Zahiya loses herself in dance. She wondrously wanders through other worlds. In other times, cultures and continents — all with the shake of her hips. Zahiya, an internationally recognized bellydancer who operates Studio Zahiya in downtown Asheville, found her true self, her best self, in […]

AC-T: Many choosing to ‘bank local’

Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen-Times article: Across the Asheville metro area, nearly two-thirds of consumers bank locally with community banks versus national or regional banks — a higher percentage than other metro areas across the state, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. National bank Wells Fargo has the most FDIC-insured deposits locally […]

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