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Sesame and the IRC join forces to help Syrian refugee children

Sesame and the IRC join forces to help Syrian refugee children

Sesame Workshop and International Rescue Committee are collaborating to teach children how to handle tough emotions. The new Sesame edition is being made with refugee kids in mind

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I’m Over 40 and My Style Icon is 17

I’m Over 40 and My Style Icon is 17

Lily Lines – The Washington Post

This shouldn’t be so hard. I just need to put clothes on my body so I can leave the house. So why am I standing paralyzed in my closet with a pair of boots in one hand and leopard-print flats in the other, feeling tears welling behind my eyelashes?

As a middle-aged suburban mom who works from home, I find getting dressed both a conundrum and an emotional minefield. There is no longer an easy prescription to follow when I’m choosing what to wear. 

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Acupuncture, Integrative and Functional Medicine with Ramsey Higgins, L.Ac.

Acupuncture, Integrative and Functional Medicine with Ramsey Higgins, L.Ac.

Acupuncture, Integrative and Functional Medicine = HAPPY, HEALTHY LIFE

It’s ALL about YOU, Your unique self!  Come be nourished and completely respected wherever you are in life.
 
I specialize in Women’s Wellness. Celebrating all phases of a woman’s life: before or during moon-cycles, fertility concerns, hormonal changes, perimenopause, menopause, post-menopause….. celebrating and nourishing the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of women…..ALL  layers of feminine goddess-Ness

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ANATTASATI MAGGA – an Independent Buddhist Sangha for the Laity

ANATTASATI MAGGA – an Independent Buddhist Sangha for the Laity

Welcome

Thank you for inquiring into our Buddhist practice.  You’re invited to explore our website anattasatimagga.org to see the richness of our Sangha and welcome to attend our weekly Sunday meditation and Dharma talks,  9:30-11:30am.

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Trillium Therapies with Leila – ayurveda   massage    yoga

Trillium Therapies with Leila – ayurveda massage yoga

About Trillium Therapies LLC – Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (#16662), NAMA-recognized Ayurveda Wellness Counselor

  • I offer various types of bodywork, deep tissue, marma point therapy, integrative, and others
  • I also offer Ayurveda Wellness Counseling as well!
  • Ask about special offers for first time clients and my package pricing available

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The True Story Behind the Harriet Tubman Movie and the Reverse Underground Railroad

The True Story Behind the Harriet Tubman Movie and the Reverse Underground Railroad

By Meilan Solly in Smithsonian.com

Harriet Tubman’s first act as a free woman was poignantly simple. As she later told biographer Sarah Bradford, after crossing the Pennsylvania state boundary line in September 1849, “I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.”

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**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – November & December Events

**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – November & December Events

Malaprop’s Café has evolved into the meeting place in our town. Our café boasts a literary menu, with treats from local bakeries and organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee roasted locally. We offer free wireless service and eight plug-in stations. Our baristas embrace the role of community catalyst. Join us whenever you can!  (Listen to Audiobooks and Support Malaprop’s Bookstore)

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ORGANIC GROWERS SCHOOL  Hosts New Holistic Crop Management Workshop Series

ORGANIC GROWERS SCHOOL Hosts New Holistic Crop Management Workshop Series

Asheville, NC: Organic Growers School is launching a new curriculum and training opportunity to Southern Appalachia in partnership with Certified Naturally Grown with funding support from the USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service. Holistic Crop Management is a four-part workshop series led by local farmers and agricultural experts. Growers will gain the tools to manage soil health, weeds, pests and diseases for whole-farm success. Workshops will be held across Northern Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, Western North Carolina, and Southwestern Virginia. 

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Monitor with health expertise pledges to keep watch on HCA-Mission deal

Monitor with health expertise pledges to keep watch on HCA-Mission deal

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Gibbins Advisors, the independent monitoring firm just hired to keep HCA Healthcare accountable for the promises it made during its acquisition of Mission Health, says it will keep its ear to the ground, both inside the health system and across the community.

The Nashville, Tenn.-based health care consulting firm, which provides restructuring and financial advisory services to clients across the industry, will serve as the independent monitor, mandated by the N.C. Department of Justice as part of the HCA-Mission deal. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

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MOUNTAIN OF WORDS An Intergenerational Literary & Art Celebration at the YMI

MOUNTAIN OF WORDS An Intergenerational Literary & Art Celebration at the YMI

Free Event, so you are welcome to join us even without a ticket but the RSVP is helpful for our planning. 
And, if you need childcare, we ask that you register with the number and ages of children so that we are prepared to provide them with their best experience!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

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PENLAND SCHOOL of CRAFTS – Workshops Offered

PENLAND SCHOOL of CRAFTS – Workshops Offered

Penland is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood.

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Homeward Bound WNC

Homeward Bound WNC

We launched a new homelessness prevention program in January 2018, designed to help individuals and families stay in their rental units when they have no other housing options.

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