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Salon: n., An assembly of guests brought together to amuse one another and increase the knowledge of participants through conversations  of arts and culture, while enjoying fine food, drink, entertainment and parlour games.


(Hendersonville, NC)  The Free Clinics is having its 11th Annual Spring Salon on Friday, April 28 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at The Art House, 5 Highland Park in East Flat Rock.  Tickets are $75 per person and proceeds benefit The Free Clinics’ mission of providing medical care for our neighbors in need.

Catering is being provided by Budy Finch Catering, and participating restaurants include Fresh Market Sushi Catering, Hubba Hubba Smokehouse, Season’s at Highland Lake, and Sol Y Luna. Desserts are being served by The Baker’s Box and Appalachian Coffee Company is providing the coffee.  A diverse collection of quality wines from around the world will be served, with beer provided by Sierra Nevada and apple and pear ciders offered by Bold Rock Hard Cider.

Entertainment will be provided by Todd Hoke (folk and blues), Steve Newbrough (classical guitar), and Cole Jenkins (cello), from the Hendersonville Symphony Youth Orchestra.

There will be a 50/50 raffle where The Free Clinics receives half the pot and the other half is won by one lucky guest.  Guests will also be welcome to engage with others in playing chess,  checkers, and assembling picture puzzles.

Norm’s Minit Market is the premier sponsor, with additional major support provided by Edward Jones, Morrow Insurance, Hendersonville Radiological Consultants, Shuler Funeral Home, PrintVille, and from generous couples and individuals in our community.

There will be on-site parking at The Art House for guests with mobility challenges and Shuler Funeral Home will be providing a continuous shuttle from the parking lot at Hope United Methodist Church, 2443 Spartanburg Highway (corner of Spartanburg Highway and West Blue Ridge Road.  Volunteers will be available at both sites to assist guests.

“Where else can you eat fabulous food, enjoy wonderful wines, beer and local ciders all while helping the most vulnerable citizens of Henderson County?” offered Janet Cameron, Spring Salon Chair and a member of the Board of Directors.  “Your support will help The Free Clinics continue to provide our neighbors in need access to clinical and preventive care as well as providing support for our community health projects. And, for every dollar raised, our patients will benefit from over $8 in value of care.”

For more information about Spring Salon or to purchase tickets please call Jim Faucett, Community Relations Department at 697.8422 or


The Free Clinics was established in 2001 and enhances the healthcare system in Henderson and Polk Counties to ensure the accessibility of quality healthcare for uninsured, low-income clients.  The Free Clinics works with volunteers and partnering healthcare providers to provide healthcare, prevention, education, medication access, and case management services, including specialty referrals.

Jim Faucett     Community Relations Director   

The Free Clinics   841 Case St   Hendersonville, NC 28792   (828) 697-8422

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