Platinum Exchange: grand opening on Veterans Day

Platinum Exchange will hold its ribbon-cutting grand opening on Nov. 11 From the Platinum Exchange: Platinum Exchange, a new Asheville-based company helping North Carolinians access affordable health insurance, will hold its ribbon cutting grand opening on Veterans Day. What: The ribbon cutting of Platinum Exchange’s office will feature local food & drinks from Ambrozia, Pisgah […]

Irene Wortham Center: Nonprofit named finalist in Toyota 100 cars for good program

Irene Wortham Center named finalist in Toyota 100 cars for good program From the Irene Wortham Center: ASHEVILLE, NC – NOVEMBER 5, 2013 – Asheville based organization, Irene Wortham Center (IWC) is one of 250 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from […]

Park Ridge Health announces events for Nov. 4 – Nov. 10

Press release From Park Ridge Health: Event Summary for 11/4/13 – 11/10/13 Please call 855-PRH-LIFE to register for any Park Ridge Health events. Free Support Groups Breast Cancer Survivors and Friends Support Group Tuesday, November 5 5:30 p.m. Park Ridge Health Breast Center, 50 Hospital Dr., Ste. 4B, Hendersonville Offered by the Park Ridge Breast […]

N.C. Justice Center: more than 1.7 million North Carolinians to see a cut in food assistance

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program cuts will impact nearly 47 million people, including 22 million children nationwide From: North Carolina Justice Center RALEIGH (November 1, 2013) — Beginning today, more than 1.7 million people in North Carolina will see their food assistance benefits cut, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly […]

Mars Hill University cloggers and sorority host ‘Clogging for a Cure,’ note location change

Press release From: Mars Hill University The Bailey Mountain Cloggers & Delta Zeta Sorority of Mars Hill University are hosting a benefit concert for Gretchen DeGroot Green, on Friday, November 1, 2013, on the university quad from 7-9pm. “Clogging for a Cure” will feature several performances by the 20-time national champion cloggers from Mars Hill […]

Navigating the real world

Utility bills, student loans, rent checks and roommates can be an intimidating universe for Buncombe County teenagers and young adults to navigate. At the Oct. 1 Goodwill-sponsored, community collaborative Real World Event, 120 Buncombe County youths participated in a one-day networking simulation that helps give them a preview of adult life. The goals of the […]