City of Asheville Parks and Recreation releases its Winter-Spring program guide for 2023

Press release from City of Asheville Parks and Rec: The beginning of the year is a great time for Ashevillians of all ages to explore, connect, and discover. Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR)’s new winter-spring program guide is filled with registration dates, information, and listings for hundreds of fitness and active living offerings, sports and […]

Q&A: Sacred Fire Asheville fire keeper Patrick Hanaway

By day, Patrick Hanaway and his wife, Lisa Lichtig, are physicians at their integrative and functional medicine practice, Family to Family, in Weaverville. By night, the couple are stewards of a different type of healing practice: They are fire keepers with Sacred Fire Asheville, the local chapter of an international nonprofit. Since 2002, Hanaway says guests […]

Local service clubs face challenges recruiting younger members

Before becoming a member of the Rotary Club of Asheville this year, Skyler Duncan didn’t know much about the venerable service organization. “I remember they gave scholarships in high school and that sort of thing,” says the 30-year-old Merrill Lynch financial adviser. “My perceptions were your stereotypical ones: older members, maybe a little bit behind the times, maybe […]

County grants bolster grassroots efforts, help provide vital resources for students, adults & more

Press release from Buncombe County “When I came home and unpacked all that food, I just started to cry, I was so grateful. My daughter died, and now I’m taking care of her children. [Bounty & Soul’s] support is a blessing to me and my grandkids,” exclaimed an anonymous person after receiving free produce from […]

Lineup announced for 2022 Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam

Press release from Press Here: Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam officially returns in 2022. Following a three-year hiatus, the annual holiday event, also presented by the W&S Charitable Foundation and Stefani Scamardo, will once again descend upon Haynes’ hometown ofAsheville, NC on Saturday, December 10th for a special evening at Harrah’s Cherokee Center to benefit […]