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  • Mountain Housing Opportunity Housewarming Party Nov. 16 +

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  • Mountain Housing Opportunity Housewarming Party Nov. 16

    Mountain Housing Opportunity Housewarming Party Nov. 16

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    Mountain True Year-round Events

  • LIVEWIRE - Performing Arts Asheville

    LIVEWIRE - Performing Arts Asheville

  • Asheville Area Arts Council Events

    Asheville Area Arts Council Events

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Executive Watch: Environmental Enforcement has Collapsed Under McCrory

Written by NC League of Conservation Voters. Posted in Newsflash

Air pollution enforcement actions in North Carolina were cut in half between 2011 and 2014. Penalties for violations of air pollution limits dropped by a shocking 93 percent over the same period. Major polluters have dramatically increased the toxic pollution they spew into our air, without effective response by state environmental regulators.

Elder Fraud

Written by Starks Financial Group. Posted in Home & Community


During my time as a Financial Counselor at Ontrack Financial Education and Counseling, I worked with a very kind and intelligent older woman. I still think of her often.  She was distraught and trying to piece her life back together when she came to see me. Several months before she had unwittingly fallen victim to a “Sweetheart Scam” and realized a little too late what had happened.

Hands On Programs- a child's gallery that stimulates learning

Written by Kay Campbell. Posted in Home & Community


Tues. 11/1      11:00-11:30 am. Mad Scientists Lab – Oatmeal Play Clay! Ages 3 yrs & up. Join Dr. Bunsen & Dr. Beaker in the Mad Scientist Lab as they explore chemistry with this kid friendly molding concoction!  This activity is free for members/free with $5 admission. Limited spaces. Please call to register.

Tues. 11/1-Fri. 11/4    All Day. Make a Paper Bag Puppet! All ages. Make a paper bag puppet and then have fun creating your own puppet show in our theater. Puppet making supplies are available in the party room. This activity is free for members/free with $5 admission and is sponsored by Advocates for the Arts Henderson County.

Women's Wellbeing and Development Foundation News

Written by WWD-F Board and Staff. Posted in Newsflash

This fall, WWD-F is developing some exciting programs at its Hillcrest Resource Center.There will be some practical workshops and classes for the residents, including a course in soap making, a doula training for residents, and GED tutoring classes. We have also partnered with the Manna Food Bank to run a monthly food pop-up for the community that provides fresh produce and other grocery items to families in need.

The HRC is also expanding its Get Fit Hillcrest initiative by offering a variety of workshops and opportunities for residents to get serious about their health through diet and exercise. And new on the horizon is the Hillcrest Youth Initiative, a week-long after-school program for middle school youth.


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