PRESS RELEASE: Here at Franny’s farm camp we bring your children to the most foundational and sustainable life culture that can be the most fun. As farmers we are involved with everything that goes on at the farm. First off, our farm love kids. Our animals take the cake when it comes to being around […]
Hunger is an issue facing a large number of children throughout Western North Carolina. “In general it’s one in four, which is much higher than the national average,” says Kara Irani, director of marketing and communications at MANNA FoodBank. Throughout the school year, free and reduced-price food programs provide children with breakfast and lunch options. […]
“The overall mission is to make what can seem like a chore — working in the garden, cooking dinner — into something that is really fun,” says Evergreen Summer Adventures camp coordinator Marin Leroy.
On May 2, MANNA FoodBank welcomed Hannah Randall as its new CEO. Randall joins the organization after having served in a variety of roles with other nonprofits, including the Animal Protection Society of Person County, Carolina Cross Connection and the Lincoln County United Way. “Her commitment to the wellbeing of the greater community is obvious in everything she does, […]
With previous locations in a South Asheville gas station and a food truck, the popular Asheville eatery opens its latest iteration — a brick-and-mortar restaurant in downtown Asheville.
PRESS RELEASE: A talk of special interest to teachers and those interested in education will be offered by Patricia Jennings at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, in the Mission Health Mountain View Conference Room. The lecture, Mastering Classroom Social and Emotional Dynamics to Promote Learning: A Mindfulness-Based Approach, is free and […]
PRESS RELEASE: May 20, 21, 27, 28, June 2*, 3, 4, 9*, 10, 11 at 7:30pm and May 22, 29, June 5 & 12 at 2pm The summer kicks off with a bona fide Broadway Musical Smash at HART. “Legally Blonde the Musical” opening May 20 is based on the popular 2001 film which made […]
PRESS RELEASE: A Shred and Protect Event sponsored by Local Government Federal Credit Union will be held for residents of the Buncombe County. This is a free event that encourages residents to shred documents to protect from identity theft (Black Mountain, NC) To assist members of the community reduce their risk of identity theft […]
PRESS RELEASE: The busy spring arts calendar in Transylvania County Schools turns next to Brevard Middle School, whose bands will present a Spring Concert this Tuesday, May 17th, at 7:00pm in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Drawing from several genres, the versatile sixth, seventh, and eighth grade bands will offer something for all listeners. Noting […]
PRESS RELEASE: Asheville, NC Awarded Kick-Off Stop for the GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour on Sept. 7 The pages of Hot Bike magazine are set to come to life on the streets of Asheville, NC., on Sept. 7, 2016, when the national motorcycle enthusiast brand stops in the city as part of the GEICO Motorcycle […]
PRESS RELEASE: Our Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program offers comprehensive training in the ancient traditions of classical Chinese medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The four-year degree program is steeped in classical training and practices and is centered around each student’s personal cultivation and growth. Faculty members bring years of practical experience […]
PRESS RELEASE: Get Up Stand Up, voted number two on Timeout Magazine’s list of the best comedy open mics in Chicago, debuts at Sanctuary Brewing Company in Hendersonville! Get Up Stand Up South: A Comedy Showcase and Open Mic will take place on the last Wednesday of each month beginning May 25th, 2016 at 8pm. […]
PRESS RELEASE: Saturday, May 14 marks the 24th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many: Hunger. In WNC alone, 1 in […]
PRESS RELEASE: West Ridge Auto Sales will be hosting a blood drive with American Red Cross, Friday May 20th. The drive will run from 11:30a.m. – 4:00p.m. Location: 1098 Patton Avenue Contact Donna Ray Norton at (828) 259-9460 to schedule your appointment.
PRESS RELEASE: “Global Climate Change: Do we need to save the world?” will be the topic of a presentation at the monthly meeting of the Asheville Jewish Business Forum on Wednesday, June 1, at the Governor’s Western Mansion, 45 Patton Mountain Road (off Town Mountain Road), Asheville. Registration, networking and dinner will precede the program […]
Throughout the 15-event summer series, painters, leather smiths, jewelry makers, potters, up-cycled crafters, clothing designers, photographers and others will set up beneath large umbrellas.
PRESS RELEASE: Balsam Mountain Junior Roller Derby has issued a challenge to Woody Harrelson. The actor is currently on the set in Sylva filming the movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” One of our team members mentioned she would like to meet Woody and that the team should issue him a challenge to come skate […]
PRESS RELEASE: New York Times best selling author Mary Kay Andrews will speak at an author’s luncheon in Mars Hill on Thursday, June 2. In addition to the program and book signing by Andrews, there will be a full buffet luncheon and silent auction. It will be held from 11:00 until 2:00 at the Redway Room […]
PRESS RELEASE: The City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department launches the 2016 season of Movies in the Park, a free monthly movie series in Pack Square Park beginning Friday, May 8. Children’s craft activities begin at 6:30 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk on a giant screen on the Pack Square Park stage. […]
PRESS RELEASE: TEDxTryon invites performers of all types—singers, musicians, dancers, and spoken word to audition for our event to be held on September 10, 2016 at Tryon Fine Arts Center. TEDxTryon is a full-day event showcasing thought leaders and talent from the Foothills area of WNC. Priority will be given to local performers and original […]
PRESS RELEASE: At 7:00 p.m. on May 14 at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, old time music fans and friends of the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program are invited come together for a concert honoring the late Trevor Stuart, founder and instructor in the JAM program in Haywood County. Featured performers include current JAM students and […]