Conservation group purchases 162 acres of Cold Mountain land

Press release from Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy: On Friday, June 17, we purchased a 162-acre tract of land on the northwestern slope of Cold Mountain, in the Dix Creek watershed. The Haywood County tract contains an exceptional variety of forest communities and potential habitat for rare species. The tract is heavily wooded, with an exceptional […]

Veteran support group receives $10,000 grant

Press release from Helios Warriors: Helios Warriors is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $10,000, which will fund their holistic therapies program that provides veterans in Western North Carolina with affordable access to holistic healing to help them recover from the physical, emotional and spiritual […]

Hendersonville church awards $20,000 in scholarships

Press release from Grace Lutheran Church The Grace Lutheran Church Foundation Board of Directors has approved the awarding of scholarships valued at $20,000 to eleven Grace students for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Foundation is supported by the generosity of donors within the congregation who specifically designate support for community college, four year institutions, medical […]

Western Women’s Business Center hosts annual conference at Cellular Center

Press release from the Western Women’s Business Center: ASHEVILLE, NC. — The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at The Support Center (TSC) opened registration for their second annual conference “Rock the World, Shape the Future” on June 30 at the US Cellular Center.” “Rock the World, Shape the Future” will feature a day of business workshops, music, […]

Harvard expert joins CooperRiis to research to brain function

Press release from CooperRiis: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The CooperRiis Healing Community has hired a world-class neuroscientist from Harvard as its new research director to spearhead leading edge studies to improve the brain. Carl M. Anderson’s research and program development will provide data and scientific abilities unmatched by any residential program. The rare collaboration between mental health clinicians and neuroscientists […]

Mission Health receives ‘Culture of Excellence’ award

Press release from Mission Health:   ASHEVILLE, N.C. –  Leaders from the healthcare industry recently gathered for the Excellence in Healthcare Conference, and Mission Health took home one of the event’s top prizes: the 2016 Culture of Excellence Award. The conference, hosted by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) and the Institute for Healthcare Excellence, is dedicated to […]

MountainTrue sponsors Father’s Day river clean-up

Press release from MountainTrue: Asheville, N.C. — French Broad Chocolates is partnering with MountainTrue’s French Broad Riverkeeper and Asheville Greenworks to present a special Father’s Day River clean-up. Fathers, mothers and children are all invited to come out on the water and lend a hand cleaning up the French Broad River. This will be a […]