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Friends of Smokies to offer speciality license plates to fund park projects

Press Release Friends of the Smokies Sales of the Friends of the Smokies specialty license plate in North Carolina benefit priority projects in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) including support for seasonal internships and Student Conservation Association (SCA) positions. The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has released first quarter figures with $90,160 going […]

French Broad River MPO announces public comment period for two programs

Press Release Land of Sky Regional Council To FBRMPO Board Members, TCC Members, interested stakeholders and citizens, Public Information Officers and media partners— This notice is to let you know that the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization is holding a public comment period for project selection criteria for two federally-funded programs: Transportation Alternatives and […]

ECO thanks community for a successful Earth Stewardship Day

Press Release Environmental and Conservation Organization  On Saturday, May 3, almost 70 volunteers participated in four environmental service projects throughout Henderson County for the third annual Earth Stewardship Day sponsored by the Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO).  Community groups, families, businesses, government departments, and environmental organizations worked side by side on projects that preserve our […]

Fairview Chiropractic Center announces addition of magnetic resonance therapy

Press release from Fairview Chiropractic Center: Fairview Chiropractic Center Unveils the Newest, State-of-the-Art Technology in Magnetic Resonance Therapy (MRT) to Asheville   Dr. Ed Reilly invites you to the MRT Open House on Thursday, May 15, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, where you will be introduced to the Magnesphere, an affordable, effective, natural relaxation technology system […]

Opportunity House hosts Spring Into Wellness health fair

Press release from Opportunity House: Date: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 Place: Opportunity House 1411 Asheville Highway Hendersonville, NC 28791 828-692-0575 http://www.opportunityhouse.org Time: 11am-3pm “Spring into Wellness” is a health and wellness community outreach event that is being hosted by Opportunity House. Join the Kennington Wellness Center in a celebration of local small businesses who make […]

HandMade in America hosts Appalachian Women Entrepreneurs, June 17

From a press release: HandMade in America hosts Appalachian Women Entrepreneurs, June 17 On Tuesday, June 17 from 9:00am-6:30pm HandMade in America (HIA) will be hosting their annual gathering to celebrate the members of their Appalachian Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Program. This annual conference brings together these unique and dedicated entrepreneurs from across Western North Carolina […]

WNCA proposes to merge with Environmental and Conservation Organization and Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance

Press Release From Western North Carolina Alliance: WNCA is proposing to merge with the Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) in Henderson County and the Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance (J-MCA) in Cashiers and Highlands and we need our members to vote on it. TO CAST YOUR VOTE ONLINE: Click here. (Note: The online ballot will close at […]

ECO Earth Stewardship Day brings community together in service

Press release from ECO, Environmental and Conservation Organization: ECO Earth Stewardship Day Brings Community Together in Service (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, May 7, 2014) — On Saturday, May 3, almost 70 volunteers participated in four environmental service projects throughout Henderson County for the third annual Earth Stewardship Day sponsored by the Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO).  Community groups, […]

Brevard College professor authors new book on sailing the southeastern coast

Press release from Brevard College: BC Professor’s New Book Shares Insights Discovered While Sailing Southeastern Coast    Brevard College Division of Science and Mathematics Chair Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert has authored a new book exploring the relationships she discovered between humans and nature, and land and sea, while sailing the southeastern coast of the United States. Combining […]

Three UNC Asheville students awarded 2014 Fulbright Scholarships

Press release from UNC Asheville:   Graduating UNC Asheville senior Kyle Cavagnini and recent graduates Hannah Clark and Gillian Scruggs have been selected for prestigious Fulbright Scholarships, which fund research and teaching experiences abroad. The three were selected this spring for the quality of their proposals and their academic and professional achievements, among other factors. […]

Writers’ Workshop announces summer classes

Press Release Writers’ Workshop These one-day intensive classes, for any level writer, meet on Saturdays, 10-4, at 387 Beaucatcher Rd. Registration is in advance only, by mail or online at www.twwoa.org. Financial aid in exchange for volunteering is available.  For more information, please contact writersw@gmail.com/828-254-8111.  May 24:  Writing your Memoirs with Karen Ackerson Participants will learn how to turn […]

Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates 35th anniversary May 10

Press release from Four Seasons Compassion for Life: The anniversary party promises to be lively, featuring musician Kat Williams, local craft beverages and cuisine, piñata raffle baskets and more, as the hospice and palliative care agency marks the occasion. FLAT ROCK, N.C. ­ Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates its 35th Birthday Bash Saturday, May […]

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont hosts Camp Family Fun Day

Press release from Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont:   CAMP FAMILY FUN DAY Provides popular activities, camp tours and supports camp scholarship fund  Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) is hosting Camp Family Fun Days at its three resident camps. The Girl Scout camps are open to the public and families are encouraged to attend […]

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