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BeYOUtiful – A Body Diverse Fashion Show Benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age, or gender, while bringing more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services.  “Eating disorders do not discriminate and we want to promote body respect and acceptance,” said Ellise VanGilder, Chair, BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser. WHAT: BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders WHEN: May 31, 2019 – 7-9pm (Doors open at 6pm) WHERE: Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 TICKETS:  $20 Ticket Link: https://beyoutifulfashionshow.brownpapertickets.com/ *All sponsor contributions and ticket sale proceeds will be allocated to the CRC for ED General Fund for distribution to the various programs of the organization. BeYOUtiful will feature fashion by VaVaVooom, NEST Boutique, Minx Boutique, Hazel Twenty, and Mine and Yours Asheville Resale.  Guests will enjoy a dj, cash bar, raffle prizes, and community.  “This is not your typical fashion show, it is a fun and empowering event and all bodies are welcome,” says VanGilder.  Additionally, event organizers are excited to announce that public figure, model, actress, and fashionista Sarah Merrell, will be emceeing the show! Carolina Resource Center for Eating …

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8 Tips for planning a hassle-free Sunshine coast vacation

8 Tips for planning a hassle-free Sunshine coast vacation Whether you’re planning a weekend trip, organizing a family holiday or backpacking through another country with a friend, it can become quite a daunting task if you’re not preparing and planning your trip efficiently ahead of time. Have a look at these helpful tips to book a hassle-free vacation 1.    Creating a Whatsapp group Creating a Whatsapp group is a feasible way of organizing and communicating with other members of your group before and during the trip. 2.    Nominating a second-in-command Every organizer needs to have a second go-to person that can help with researching accommodation and following up on bookings and deciding on activities that can provide a fun trip for everyone involved. A second person to assist with travel arrangements can be helpful to double-check all the arrangements to prevent mishaps with dates from happening. 3.    Determining a budget First, you’ll need to determine a budget that suits everyone and find out the maximum each person is willing to contribute then work according to the parameters of the lowest total. Make sure you make a list of at least three options, two that falls within the budget and one …

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WNC Early Childhood Workshop will feature NCDHHS Secretary and Sesame Street

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State and National Leaders on Early Childhood Coming to Western North Carolina to Talk About How Communities Can Improve Early Childhood and Build Strong Communities Get Set Transylvania is excited to announce a workshop featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt Senior Vice President of United States Social Impact for Sesame Workshop at Brevard College on March 21 from 8:30-2. Dr. Cohen will be presenting the newly released statewide Early Childhood Action Plan to Western North Carolina counties for the first time and talk about how she plans to lead NC DHHS forward to improve the lives of children and families in our state.  “This plan was created through the input of nearly 1,500 stakeholders from across the state, and is informed by careful data analysis to prioritize the needs of North Carolina’s young children. We have a rich history in our state of leading the country in early childhood innovation—the Early Childhood Action Plan helps us continue to lead with a collective focus on achieving measurable goals for children and families,” Dr. Cohen said.  “North Carolina has long been recognized as a national leader in early childhood education efforts …

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Cute Song Quotes about Love

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/stack-of-love-wooden-blocks-810036/ Love unites, love motivates, love makes stronger, love encourages, love inspires faith. There are many ways to show love, and music is one of them. A harmonious combination of soulful melody and touching lyrics expresses a beautiful feeling of being in love. Everybody finds in love songs the words that evoke certain emotions. Are you in love? All love songs will describe your life. Are you going through a breakup? Sad songs will reflect your inner state. Love songs are timeless. If you want to express your love and affection beautifully and romantically, then these love song quotes are a win-win option. We have rounded up the best love quotes that will melt any heart. Love Song Lyrics for Him Sending cute song quotes about love is a perfect way to enhance your connection with your Mr. Right. These touching lines will evoke some memories that only you two have, remind of the strength of your feelings, and become a pleasant surprise that will make your beloved one smile. “You don’t need a lot of money Honey, you don’t have to play no games All I need is all your loving To get the blood rushing through my …

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Creative Cork Products

          There are numerous attributes of cork that make plug items incredibly attractive and extremely flexible. The way that stopper board is normally light and heat proof implies that utilizing this versatile like material to make regular things is a keen and monetary thought. Usually for individuals to see plug when it is being utilized as a wine plug, yet these stopper items are increasingly creative. As a normally happening substance, plug and stopper items are ensured to withstand ordinary mileage.  These cork items are earth cognizant and stylishly planned. For individuals who like moderate common styles and well-made articles that have a long life expectancy, these stopper items are for you. From cork board hammer dunk shoes to stopper assignment lights, these plug items look smooth and are made well.  These DIY Cork Grower are Adorable and Simple to Make           Consolidating plants into your living space can improve the air quality significantly, so plant sweethearts and DIY masters will need out these charming cork grower an attempt. All you have to make these crafty grower is a sharp blade, two or three wine stops, little magnets and a couple of solid succulesnt clippings to put in them.  In the wake of cutting a profound gap …

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CAT FLY RETURNS FOR THIRD ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Cat Fly Indie Film Fest is taking over Asheville, returning for its 3rd annual spring festival March 29-31. The three day event will include over 25 short films, 1 feature film spotlight as well as educational components and mixed media collaborations by local and regional filmmakers and performers of the southeast. Opening Night kicks off with a red carpet reception at the Asheville Masonic Temple and a screening of traditional narrative and documentary short films. The event is black tie optional and the reception includes craft beer provided by Wicked Weed Brewing, as well as wine, champagne and gourmet bites all included with your ticket. Immediately following is a 2nd block of programming called Cat Fly After Dark: a Collaboration of Film and Music at the Mothlight which will showcase live performances and serve as the premiere of “Disco Paw,” a 5 part music video series.  “Cat Fly does a great job of bringing together several different creative mediums (music, visual arts, etc.) to create an all-encompassing experience…. which push the boundaries on what a traditional film festival might include.” says graphic designer Emma Ensley. Saturday’s programming incorporates an acting workshop at the Asheville School of Film by Gunner Willis …

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Punch Brothers Begin March Tour; Play At The Orange Peel

Punch Brothers Begin March Tour Performing Music from Grammy Award-Winning Album, All Ashore “A deeply meaningful and downright gorgeous record.” —Boston Globe “There’s no one better at merging the past and the present.” —Rolling Stone “An album of rich instrumentation and understated beauty that reveals deeper nuances on each and every listen … Both forward-thinking and imbued with an appreciation of the traditional sounds of America.” —Independent   Punch Brothers, who recently won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Album for their 2018 release All Ashore, begin a spring tour of the United States; label-mate Gabriel Kahane joins as special guest along the way. The tour begins at the State Theatre in Ithaca, NY on March 14, and includes shows all along the East Coast and into the Midwest, with stops in New Haven, CT; Pittsburgh, PA; Asheville, NC; Athens, GA; and more, culminating at the Savannah Music Festival on March 30. Additionally, Punch Brothers join Chris Thile’s other longtime band, Nickel Creek, for the first time on May 8 at Carnegie Hall, as part of Thile’s season-long Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair residency at Carnegie Hall. Released last year on Nonesuch Records, All Ashore is the band’s first …

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Area Nonprofits Join Forces for Earth Month as ‘WNC for the Planet’

Local nonprofit organizations, universities, and businesses have teamed up to celebrate Earth Month again this year through a collective effort — WNC for the Planet.  The collective partnership will host a month of environmental service, education opportunities and community events across Western North Carolina.  As part of the effort, WNC for the Planet launched an online community calendar at WNCfortheplanet.org where the public can learn about various events and volunteer days inspired by Earth Day 2019. “Last year WNC for the Planet collective was well received by the community with over 1300 hours and 50 service projects in our region,” says Anna Zanetti, North Carolina Director of Friends of the Smokies. WNC for the Planet features service opportunities and educational programs for people of all ages, and from all walks of life.  Events will be offered across Western North Carolina well beyond the City of Asheville, including trail work days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, French Broad River cleanups, trail building in the Highlands of Roan and native habitat restoration. “Collaborate rather than compete was our goal for the first year of WNC for the Planet.  Given that more than 20 nonprofits took part in the collective last year, …

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French Broad River Garden Club Annual Plant Sale-April 27th

The following is a press release sent in by the French Broad River Garden Club announcing their 2019 Annual Plant Sale, happening at the end of April  The French Broad River Garden Club Foundation announces its 2019 Annual Plant Sale, held April 27 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  This springtime tradition is a popular event enjoyed by locals and visitors from our region. It is a good time to speak with the nursery growers of plants, shrubs, and trees so gather your questions and come join the fun. Our “Speakers Event” at 11am will allow visitors to sit inside Clem’s Cabin and take a break from shopping, and be educated by one of the area’s most knowledgeable hands-on farmers. This year’s speaker will be Annie Louise Perkinson, of Flying Cloud Farm. Annie Louise will be speaking about how to grow a “cutting garden.” She has had lots of experience with this, as her family farm in Fairview is well known by many. Flying Cloud Farm grows vegetables, berries and, of course, flowers.  They use sustainable methods, without the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides.  All their produce and flowers are sold locally through their CSA (a 20 week …

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Multi-Practice Law Firms Provide Excellent Service

This is a sponsored post  If you are ever in need of legal assistance, choosing a lawyer to represent you may seem impossible. With a never ending pool of candidates, how do you know which firm will be the best fit for your needs? Enter the multi-practice law firm. These firms deal in a variety of legal specialties and afford clients choices in areas of law that at times overlap. What are some of the practice areas firms such as this might offer? Whether you need help with an injury, a business issue or general legal advice, trusting a firm with options, like Hardison Wood, is usually your best bet for your current situation and future needs. Take a look at some of the practice areas larger firms may specialize in. Personal Injury Personal injury claims arise out of unfortunate situations. When you get hurt due to some else’s negligence, you are probably going to need some help paying the bills and getting by, especially if you have to miss work for any length of time. A personal injury attorney represents you, the victim, and advocates for your best interests. The most common areas of personal injury representation are: Premises liabilityDog bitesVehicular accidentsWrongful …

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