A-B Tech to offer mental health first aid training

Press release from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College: A-B Tech Community College’s Continuing Education Department has partnered with a local, licensed mental health professional to provide Mental Health First Aid training, through a program coordinated by the National Council of Behavioral Health. “In the current climate, we see mental health becoming a very prominent issue,” said […]

Barn photo workshop benefits Appalachian Barn Alliance

Press release from the organizers: Barn Photo Workshop – October 2 – 4 Renowned photographer Don McGowan will conduct another one of his popular photo workshops exclusively to benefit the Barn Alliance in October. Don’s professional workshops (http://earthsongphotography.com) are highly regarded by professional and experienced amateur photographers. They draw participants from across the country. Don […]

First annual Monarch Butterfly Day offers help to a declining butterfly population

Nearly one billion monarch butterflies have vanished since 1990 due to habitat destruction, which impacts their primary food source, milkweed, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Efforts to protect monarch butterflies center on educating the public about the plight of the monarchs, as well as encouraging the creation of garden spaces that provide nectar plants […]

Grove Park Annual Tour of Homes

Press Release: The historic Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood will hold its annual Tour of Homes on Sunday September 13. Come see homes that range from a genuine Prohibition-era speakeasy to a jaw dropping modern renovation, plus charming stone cottages and more. Sunday, September 13, 2015 11am-5pm Advance tickets are $20 and are available at at […]

Former dean of Duke University Chapel to speak at Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

Press Release from the organizers: Lake Junaluska, NC: Humanity is its own worst enemy when it comes to finding peace, says the Rev. Dr. Sam Wells, a former dean of Duke University Chapel, and one of the scheduled speakers for the 2015 Peace Conference, set for Nov. 12-15 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center […]

Annual Greek Creek Heritage Festival

Press release from the organizers: 17th Annual Green Creek Heritage Festival Saturday, September 12, 2015 The 17th Annual Green Creek Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 12, 2015; 9:00am – 3:00 pm, at the Green Creek Community Center, Inc., Green Creek, North Carolina. This festival is a fund raiser for the annual operating expenses for the […]

First Annual Patriot Golf Day Charity Tournament

Press release from the event organizers: Bright’s Creek Golf and Sporting Club Hosts 1st Annual Patriot Golf Day Charity Tournament $50,000 Goal will benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation MILL SPRING, NC (August 2015) – Bright’s Creek will be hosting the 1st Annual Patriot Golf Day Charity  Tournament In conjunction with the 2ndannual 24hour GolfAthon by Brian Stewart, PGA […]