News Bulletins

Bernstein Family preview party fundraiser at Magnetic Theatre, Sept. 14

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MAGNETIC THEATRE: It’s Christmas in July! Every year, The Magnetic Theatre’s Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular sells out its entire run, often before the show even opens. If you’ve ever felt frustrated because you missed your chance to get tickets to the show the Asheville Citizen-Times calls “the Christmas show to see […]

SERVPRO of Henderson Co. recognized for excellence at 47th annual SERVPRO Convention

Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Business Receives Award for Outstanding Revenue Performance at SERVPRO’s Annual Convention Fletcher, N.C. (Grassroots Newswire) July 20, 2016 — — Local entrepreneur(s) Stephen B. & Joan Martin of SERVPRO of Henderson County were recognized with the MILLIONAIRE’S Bronze award for outstanding revenue performance during an Awards ceremony at the […]

UPDATED: Demonstrators, community members stage rally & teach-in at Asheville Police Station over Jerry Williams shooting

Local Asheville SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) activists, faith leaders and community members gathered at the Asheville Visitor Center this morning to hold a rally calling attention to instances of racial inequity across the country. Demonstrators also demanded justice for Jai Lateef Solveig (Jerry) Williams, who was fatally shot by Asheville Police Sergeant Tyler Radford […]

The 2016 NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competiton is open to submissions

PRESS RELEASE FROM NEWSONG: Submit your songs today for your chance to be selected as one of ten finalists to perform and compete at the esteemed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City this December. There, one grand prize winner will be chosen to receive recording and performance prizes, assembled to provide […]

Asheville Art Museum receives a grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM: The William Randolph Hearst Foundation recently awarded the Asheville Art Museum a prestigious grant of $250,000 as part of the Museum’s Art WORKS for Asheville Capital Campaign to support expanded curatorial and collections storage, research and study facilities as part of the major renovation and expansion project underway to […]

Air quality forecast for Thursday, July 21: Moderate (YELLOW)

Thursday, July 21, 2016, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 49 Mt. Carmel Road Asheville, NC 28806 828-250-6777 Air Quality Forecast for Thursday, 07/21/2016  

Asheville Jewish Community Center announces $8 Million capital campaign

PRESS RELEASE: Just over a year ago, the Asheville Jewish Community Center kicked off its capital campaign to support the expansion and renovation of its campus on Charlotte Street.  The campaign is under the direction of co-chairs Bob Deutsch, Tom Oreck and Debbie Adams with the assistance of David Valinsky Associates. The JCC has raised […]

Big Latch On: An event to promote and support breastfeeding

Joining a global initiative that promotes and supports breastfeeding, mothers of Asheville will come together to breastfeed their children at West Asheville Park (198 Vermont Ave.) on Saturday, August 6th at 10:30 am. The Big Latch On aims to make breastfeeding a normal part of day-to-day life, to increase support for breastfeeding mothers within the […]

‘Beer City Science Pub’ event on Aug. 5 hosted by Asheville Museum of Science and The Collider; open to the public

PRESS RELEASE: As National Amelia Earhart Day approaches on July 24, an Asheville climate scientist and an international authority on the aviation pioneer are gearing up for an expedition to locate Earhart’s aircraft that mysteriously disappeared over the South Pacific nearly 80 years ago. Climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, Ph.D., and Ric Gillespie, founder and executive […]

Campaign for Southern Equality puts on a Trans-Friendly Job Fair in Asheville July 21

Press release from the Campaign for Southern Equality: The Campaign for Southern Equality has organized a Trans-Friendly Job Fair and Resource Bank that will take place on July 21st. This first-ever Trans Job Fair in Asheville will take place at the UU Church (1 Edwin Place, Asheville). This event is designed to connect the Transgender […]

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces $1,000,495 in grants to 25 organizations

Press release from Sisters of Mercy: Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces grant awards totaling $1,000,495 to 25 non-profit organizations. Of the 25 grants, 10 were in the area of social services totaling $379,830; 9 went to education for a total of $356,975; the remaining 6 were health care related totaling $263,690. For […]

RiverLink recycling used cell phones to raise funds and keep e-waste chemicals out of groundwater

Press release from RiverLink: RiverLink is accepting old cell phones as part of a recycling program through the months of July and August. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates American consumers discarded 2.44 million tons of e-waste in 2016. That number continues to grow as more people own smart phones. RiverLink offers a recycling program as an ongoing […]

Arbuckle Scholarship awarded by Community Foundation of Henderson County

Press release from the Community Foundation of Henderson County: Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce the award of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship for $1,000.00 to Brett B. Kelly, a student at Clemson University currently studying in the Wildlife and Fisheries Biology curriculum.   Brett Kelly from Abbeville, […]

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