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Asheville Holiday Parade winners announced

The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the winning entries for the 67th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, held Saturday, November 23. Entries were judged in four categories: civic/non-profit, cheerleading/gymnastics, dance and corporate/business. Judges included Esther Manheimer, mayor-elect; Manteo Mitchell, 2012 Olympic silver medalist; Tracey Johnston-Crum, Omni Grove Park Inn and Richard Handy, Director NYS3. Civic/Nonprofit: 1st […]

United Way of Asheville: #GivingTuesday in WNC

How to participate in #GivingTuesday and #GivingTuesdayWNC movements From United Way of Asheville: Local nonprofits want to ensure local news leaders know about an international movement called #GivingTuesday and let you know what is happening in WNC. What is #GivingTuesday? Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and now, GivingTuesday. The idea: in a season […]

UNCA students will present varied research at Research and Community Engagement Symposium

Press Release From UNCA: UNC Asheville students will present more than 200 research projects at the university’s Fall Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Also that day, UNC Asheville students will showcase their work in community service projects and internships at a celebration with community partners from 4:30-6 p.m., […]

TMAMP presents “The Little Match Girl Passion,” Dec. 5-8

Press release TMAMP presents “The Little Match Girl,” Dec. 5-8 The Modern American Music Project (TMAMP) Presents “The Little Match Girl Passion” By David Lane. Directed and conducted by Michael Boustead, Dec. 5-8. The production is a deeply affecting piece of great beauty and purity that won the Pulitzer Prize for New York composer David […]

Local bands perform a benefit for Jason Crosby

Local bands Black Robin Hero, Ken Kiser and the Soze, and David Earl will perform a benefit for the family of Jason Crosby. Crosby, a local bartender, passed away a month ago following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Read more about him, here: The music showcase and benefit, slated for Saturday, Dec. 7 at […]

Ardenwoods holds food drive for new community food pantry

Here’s the press release from Ardenwoods Retirement Community: Ardenwoods Retirement Community held their annual food drive November 1 through 15.  The beneficiary of this year’s effort was the Community Food Pantry that has just begun operation at Avery’s Creek United Methodist Church.  This pantry serves the Avery’s Creek Community and is a partnership between Avery’s […]

PARI hosts program on Messier Objects

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a local non-profit that offers educational programs for children and adults alike, is hosting an event Friday, Dec. 13 on Messier Objects. According to PARI’s manager of IT support and the Dec. 13 presenter Mark Krochmal, Messier Objects are “galaxies, nebulae and other such night-sky phenomena that are observable […]

Citizen-Times: Mayor Bellamy won’t run for Congress

From the Asheville Citizen-Times: ASHEVILLE — Mayor Terry Bellamy said she has changed her mind and will not run for Congress again. Bellamy, who is wrapping up eight years as mayor of Asheville, announced in February that she would not run for re-election but would instead pursue the 10th Congressional District seat held by Patrick […]

Asheville fire fighters to donate coats to kids

Press Release From Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina Approximately 75 Buncombe County children, and around 400 others across the state, will not worry about staying warm at the bus stop or playground this winter thanks to the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association of North Carolina. Asheville Fire Fighters Association will donate […]

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