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ABIPA, AARP PROVIDE LISTENING PLATFORM THROUGH WEBINARS TO HELP BUILD RACIAL EQUITY IN ASHEVILLE

Taking its cue, AARP NC Mountain Region has partnered with the Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA) , a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of African Americans and all underserved populations, to co-sponsor two unique one-hour webinars in the coming weeks. Entitled “ Creating Advocates of Change: Racial Justice and Equity ,” the virtual events will be presented on Thursdays, Aug. 20 and Sept. 3 at noon.

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Earth Fare Now Offers Qualifying Discounts & At-Risk Shopping Times

Earth Fare has listened to its fans on Social Media and is now offering At-Risk Shopping times and day specific discounts for Seniors, Students, Faculty and Military at all locations.  “To all of our Earth Fare Patrons, you spoke up and we listened. Starting August 10th, 2020, we will offer At-Risk Shopping times as well as a 5% discount to qualifying Earth Fare Guests”, said Dennis Hulsing, President & CEO of Hulsing Enterprises and Earth Fare. 

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CITIZEN VINYL RECORD PRESSING PLANT TO OPEN IN ASHEVILLE, NC THIS SEPTEMBER

A full circle revival is underway for Asheville, NC’s Citizen-Times building. Once home to the daily paper’s printing facility and offices, the historic site will soon be unveiled with a new identity as a boutique vinyl pressing plant, record store and bar/cafe (and a new name): Citizen Vinyl. Founded by veteran music producer Gar Ragland and supported by a dream team of industry professionals and craftsmen, Citizen Vinyl is slated to become North Carolina’s first on site pressing plant, though its mission goes beyond just manufacturing great quality records.

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Ingles Requires All Customers To Wear A Face Covering

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) announces plans to require customers to wear a face covering to help in the fight against COVID-19. The CDC stated “Cloth face coverings are one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow and stop the spread of the virus – particularly when used universally within a community setting. Face covering, combined with physical distancing and frequent handwashing, has been proven to reduce the spread.”

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