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Gentry Heating, Inc. and First Citizens Bank raise $10,132 of crucial funds for ABCCM

On March 18, 2020, at 1348 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, NC 28730 at noon, Gentry Heating and First Citizens Bank will present ABCCM with a check for heating assistance. In partnership with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM), eleven branches of First Citizens Bank collectively raised $5,132.10 and Gentry Heating, Inc. provided a $5,000 matching gift. First Citizens Bank along with caring Buncombe County residents also collected 136 blankets. “Knowing that our efforts will help to provide heating assistance for individuals and families in our local community is very rewarding. Our First Citizens Team truly enjoys giving back and making a difference in our community” said Greg Burnette, Area Vice President of First Citizens Bank

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Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina postpones public celebration  due to Covid-19

jam in the trees

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has postponed the Oak Hill Community Park and Forest celebration, originally planned for Saturday, March 28, until further notice.    The conservancy will share information about the new event date in the upcoming months. Stay up to date on conservancy events by visiting foothillsconservancy.org/events. 

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Asheville Symphony Cancels Upcoming Events Due To Covid-19

The Asheville Symphony announced today it will be canceling its upcoming events in an effort to adhere to the CDC’s recommendation of social distancing and the City of Asheville.

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Highland Brewing Co opens walking trails with beer release

wanderlush hazy adventure ale

On March 7 at 5 PM, Highland will embark on a new adventure with the official opening of the first phase of walking trails that sprawl throughout the brewery’s 40-acre campus. The opening will be highlighted by a guided hike led by Highland’s President and Family-Owner, Leah Wong Ashburn, alongside National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and record-holder for through-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Jennifer Pharr Davis.

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Going Beyond Gender to be Tuned In & Turned On

February 14-16, EVERYBODY Yoga will host a three-day retreat, The Seductive Art of Sexual Liberation © created and facilitated by Shaunna Williams, author of the published book, The Spiritual Magic of a Queer POC.

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Conscious Communication: Creating Healthy Relationships A Virtual Summit!

he Purpose Collective will be hosting a virtual summit to explore the world of conscious communication, in turn creating healthier, more connected relationships. This ground-breaking summit assembles a dynamic roster of six of the innovative voices in the field of conscious communication.

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Thoughtfully Curated Floral Design Announces Valentine’s Day Partnership with 50/fifty: The Art of Dessert

thoughtfully curated

Raindrops on roses … and boxes of chocolates; these are a few of my favorite things! While dogs may be man’s best friend, flowers and desserts may well be the key to a loved one’s heart. That’s why two of Asheville’s most innovative and exacting purveyors of the finer things in life have teamed up to collaborate on the perfect, most thoughtfully curated gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day. Floral designer Thoughtfully Curated and dessert-maker 50/fifty: The Art of Dessert, both of Asheville, NC, have teamed up to offer unique and distinctive gift packages this Valentine’s Day. You can select among four distinctive flower-and-sweets packages that each combine an artfully crafted floral bouquet, handbuilt by Thoughtfully Curated, with utterly scrumptious dessert choices expertly crafted by 50/fifty.

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Flamenco Vivo at the Wortham Center Feb 14-15 2020

flamenco

The Wortham Center for the Performing Arts welcomes Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, America’s premier Spanish dance company, to its main stage in Diana Wortham Theatre for two evenings of colorful dance, music and culture, starting at 8 p.m. on both Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15. 

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Valentine’s Day Comedy Special Featuring Jessimae Peluso

Peluso to Perform at The Funkatorium on Friday, February 14th @ 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM

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Local Nonprofit Reaches 10,000 People in 12 months, Capping Biggest Year Ever

the pop project

The POP Project’s “10 for 10” book giving campaign was a complete success.

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