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Golden Shoals Comes to The Grey Eagle 5/12/2022

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Golden Shoals Gearing Up To Take Their Self-Titled Debut On The Road

Nashville, TN - Amy Alvey and Mark Kilianski have toured on foot—gig to gig with backpacks and instrument cases—for we

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THE GREAT FOREST, a feature documentary, recently launched on Kickstarter to raise the finishing funds for the film. The documentary follows conservationists throughout southern Appalachia as they struggle to manage two of the most biodiverse and visited national forests in the country – the Pisgah and Nantahala. The Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests are a part of the Appalachian Mountains, which are some of the oldest mountains on earth. These public lands receive over 10 million visitors a year, bringing in millions of revenue dollars, representing some of the most popular public lands in the U.S. Despite their significance and importance, the future of these National Forests is currently uncertain. The US Forest Service has been working on a Forest Plan that will dictate how the Pisgah and Nantahala are managed for the next two decades. The plan is currently being unveiled and has been a center of controversy, highlighting the core conflicts that public lands are facing across the country such as wilderness designation, wildlife protection, overdevelopment, managing recreation, logging and more. THE GREAT FOREST will be following these controversies as the Forest Plan is finalized, focusing on our role in managing lands. The mission of the film is …

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Six Unique Dinner Recipes with French Fries

Six Unique Dinner Recipes with French Fries   It is very rare to find someone who doesn’t love french fries. People of all ages enjoy this simple snack. However, it is not just a snack or a side dish, it’s the king of all best of the best treats. French fries can easily be turned into a wholesome magical taste bud dancing dinner. They surely don’t say ”fries before guys” without any doubt.   You just need to jazz it up a little to make them the star, the main talk, the spicy gossip on the dinner table. If you’re not sure how, then no worries, just sit back, relax, grab a cup of tea or coffee and read along, we’ll take you on a journey of the wonderful world of French fries scrumptious ideas.    Poutine   Let us start with something easy. Poutine is a pretty easy, fun, and safe option. You are very less likely to go wrong with it. Plus, it is delicious to make, why? Because it starts with cheese!   Who doesn’t love cheese? French fries that are loaded with cheese. If you don’t know what a poutine is, it is a Quebec dish, …

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How to Talk to Your Child about the PSAT

By Heather Washburne

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Tips for Caring for a Parent with Dementia

Has your parent recently been diagnosed with Dementia? Taking care of parents with Dementia can be mentally taxing as they have unpredictable behavior and may show cognitive changes. Your old parents may also resist care which may add to the problems. Also, did you know that Alzheimer’s is one of the most common types of Dementia? Now you do.  The severity of their symptoms likely increases with time, as it is a progressive condition.  We have shared important tips in this article to help you deal with your parent suffering from Dementia.     Have a look.    Secure Your House If your parent progresses from mild to moderate Dementia, you need to make some changes in your house to prevent any falls or any other risks.   Here is what you can do:   Prevention of kitchen fires: You can take the knobs off from the gas or install a concealed gas valve. This will prevent your parents from turning on the stove in your absence. Emergency contacts: You should always have a list of important contacts and addresses that can come in handy in time of any emergency. Safety updates: It is necessary to keep your carbon monoxide detectors, …

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Agencies Team Up To Offer Mental Health Support

Three Western North Carolina agencies are teaming up to offer ideas to “spark joy” for older adults who may be feeling down due to isolation and dealing with depression and anxiety due to the Covid-19 pandemic or other reasons.

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VacCorps seeks volunteers for Covid-19 Vaccine

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North Carolina based nonprofit organization VacCorps is seeking to recruit local volunteers to help administer COVID-19 vaccinations at various vaccination sites and centers throughout Western North Carolina. VacCorps wants to enroll 200 volunteers by April 1 and then pair those individuals with vaccination providers in need of additional workers to help speed vaccination efforts.

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Moogseum Announces Google Arts Exhibit

The Moogseum is proud to announce its participation in Google Arts and Culture’s Music, Makers, and Machines, an interactive online resource highlighting the crucial role electronic music plays within wider culture, both past and present, which launches today. The online exhibition features exhibits from 55 partner museums and non-profits from around the world, sharing historical and education artifacts from their vast collections. The Moogseum created 13 exhibits, sharing over 275 pieces of material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives. Music, Makers, and Machines can be found here: g.co/musicmakersmachines, while the Moogseum’s exhibits can be found here: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/moogseum.

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Next month, Firestorm Books & Coffee will partner with Community Housing Coalition (CHC) of Madison County for its inaugural “Shopping for Shelter” fundraising event. Community members are invited to support CHC’s mission to facilitate healthy, safe, and affordable housing by buying a book or other item through the bookstore’s website during the first five days of March (3/1–3/5).

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Top Black Male Community Leaders Featured on Webinar

On the heels of their highly-successful first virtual event, which attracted more than 200 registered participants, AARP NC Mountain Region and the Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA) announced the panel lineup for their second one-hour webinar focused on racial equity and understanding entitled “Creating Advocates of Change:  Racial Justice and Equity Part 2.”

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