News Bulletins

Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville hosts psychologist, teacher Bill Walz Feb. 19

From the Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville: “Keeping a Moral Compass when Society seems to have Lost its Own” will be presented by Bill Walz at the Sunday, February 19 meeting of the Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville, 2-3:30 p.m. at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC. All are welcome to attend. Walz will […]

ABYSA accepting registration for athletes with special needs and late spring recreation leagues

Announcement from Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association: ABYSA TOPSoccer for Athletes with Special Needs: runs through March 15 , 2017   ABYSA TOPSoccer is a community based soccer program for young athletes with special needs ages 5-18.  The emphasis of this program is on development, training, and meaningful participation rather than on competition. ABYSA’s goal is […]

“It Finds You Edible” by Rebecca Scarlet debuts at Toy Boat

Press release: Dramatis Discombobulated, a newly constructed theatre troupe, presents the debut of It Finds You Edible by Rebecca Scarlet. Featuring the acting talents of Donner Rizzo-Banks, Anabel Leatherwood, Gabriella Brzostoski, Ilaria Hetherington, Rhonan Cort, Eve Flaum, Eva Ridenhour, the amazing O’Neal siblings MezzMyrh and PINATOVA, and Rebecca Scarlet herself, this insane ensemble promises to […]

Tracey Morgan Gallery opens in the South Slope

Press release: Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to present our inaugural exhibition, Representing Place: Photographs of Appalachia, an exhibition of photographs featuring work by Ken Abbott, Rob Amberg, William Christenberry, Walker Evans, Sarah Hoskins, William Gedney, Megan G. King, Builder Levy, O. Winston Link, Susan Lipper, Bertien van Manen, Tammy Mercure, Pamela Pecchio, Mike Smith, […]

Asheville GreenWorks seeks nominations for 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

Press release from Asheville GreenWorks: Asheville GreenWorks is seeking nominations for its annual Environmental Excellence Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in environmental sustainability by individuals, organizations, schools and businesses located in Asheville and throughout Buncombe County. Asheville GreenWorks established the Environmental Excellence Awards to recognize the outstanding work in environmental stewardship happening in Asheville and […]

HGTV’s House Hunters International visits the RAD and other Asheville locations

Press release from Andrea Kulish:  HGTV’s House Hunters International episode “Swinging Back to Sweden,” features former Asheville residents Elizabeth Reynolds McGuire and Lina Eriksson as they move from Asheville to Sweden and choose a new apartment. The show was filmed in several Asheville spots including a visit to the River Arts District. There, the stars […]

Asheville’s C3356 Comprehensive Care Center, community partners recognized for healthcare services

From Vaya Health: Asheville crisis center, community partnership earn honors January 30, 2017 – The community partnership behind Asheville’s new behavioral health treatment and crisis center has received statewide honors for its work to improve healthcare services in the Buncombe County region. Key partners behind the C3356 Comprehensive Care Center were recognized in December by […]

Helpmate graduates from National Advocacy Learning Center

Press release from Helpmate: A team from Helpmate in Asheville has graduated from the Advocacy Learning Center, a national program through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The team includes Ann Flynn, Associate Director, Joanna Knowles, Program Director and Nita Carroll, Systems Advocate. The Advocacy Learning Center (ALC) is offered by […]

ABYSA announces registration for special needs program, spring season

Announcement from Asheville-Buncombe Youth Soccer Association: ABYSA TOPSoccer for Athletes with Special Needs – run through March 15 , 2017   ABYSA TOPSoccer is a community based soccer program for young athletes with special needs ages 5-18.  The emphasis of this program is on development, training, and meaningful participation rather than on competition. ABYSA’s goal is […]

Tourists hold tryouts for new public address announcer at home games tomorrow at 3 p.m.

Press release from Asheville Tourists: The Asheville Tourists are in search of a Public Address Announcer for the upcoming baseball season and will hold tryouts at McCormick Field on Tuesday, January 31 from 3:00pm-6:30pm. Individuals must register in person on the day of tryouts by no later than 6:15pm. Registration will not begin until 2:45pm. […]

RiverLink seeks volunteers

Press release from RiverLink:  Asheville, NC — RiverLink invites those interested in becoming volunteers to attend a monthly volunteer information session on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The sessions are held in the conference room of the RiverLink office at 170 Lyman Street in the River Arts District (map). Volunteers can  fill out […]

ACA open enrollment ends Jan. 31; assistance available

Press release from the N.C. Justice Center: RALEIGH (January 27, 2017) — Despite recent moves by the Trump administration to pull all advertisement and outreach about the deadline to apply for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, advocates are still encouraging consumers to enroll through the deadline on Tuesday, January 31st. “The Affordable Care Act is […]

Updates on RAD construction, public input meetings from the Asheville Riverfront Redevelopment Office

From the Asheville Riverfront Redevelopment Office: NEW UPDATES FOR ON THE GROUND ACTIVITY* UTILITY RELOCATION Duke Energy Progress continues utility relocation work and will be working throughout the RADTIP project area. The next location for distribution line work is at the five points intersection (Clingman Extension, Lyman Street and Lyman Extension, Roberts St. and Depot […]

North Carolina Arts Council invites nonprofits to apply for 2017 season grants

From the North Carolina Arts Council: North Carolina Arts Council Grant Programs Now Open for Organizations Raleigh, N.C. — The 2017 grant application season has launched and guidelines and applications for the North Carolina Arts Council’s seven grant programs for organizations are now available.   The deadline for receiving 2017-18 grant applications is Wednesday, March 1 […]

Asheville Lyric Opera hosts 2017 Winter Gala at The DoubleTree Asheville Feb. 25

From the Asheville Lyric Opera: Important historical music-theatre related events of February 25: 1911: Victor Herbert’s opera “Natoma” premiered in Philadelphia 1950: “Your Show of Shows” premieres, starring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca  1953: “Wonderful Town” opened at the Winter Garden Theater in NYC  1963: The Beatles release their first single record in the US: […]

Smith-McDowell House Museum hosts Victorian tea party Feb. 11

From the Smith-McDowell House Museum: SMITH-MCDOWELL HOUSE MUSEUM HOSTS VICTORIAN TEA PARTY Asheville, NC — Smith-McDowell House is pleased to be hosting a very special tea party for girls (ages 7 and up) and an adult on February 11. The tea party includes a program, high tea and a craft activity. The program will have […]

Mosaix Group recognized with ADMEI Achievement Award for work with MANNA FoodBank

From the Mosaix Group: Mosaix Group wins 2017 ADMEI Achievement Award International award recognizes excellence in corporate destination management services Asheville, January 25, 2017:  Mosaix Group, a leader in the field of Event Planning and Destination Management Companies (DMC), has been awarded the 2017 ADMEI Achievement Award for Best Public Event in recognition of their […]

Fake news program at Waynesville Library

Press release from Haywood County Public Library:  Haywood County Public Library’s technology instructor will be leading an information literacy program on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 4 p.m. at the Waynesville Library. Open to teens and adults, participants will learn how to spot fake news, why there’s a need to analyze sources of information, and tips […]

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