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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

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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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Pink Dog Gallery Covid-19 Exhibition Updates

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Now extended through May 3, 2020:

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Official Statement from Tryon Resort Covid-19

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Tryon Resort and Tryon International Equestrian Center are committed to providing the ultimate equestrian lifestyle destination by first and foremost creating a safe, fun experience for our guests and team. 

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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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AIR Job Fair – Cancelled Due to Covid-19

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Asheville’s vibrant culinary community is ready to spice up your career. 

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Valentine for the Earth March And Street Blockade Planned By Extinction Rebellion WNC

Extinction Rebellion WNC will briefly block a downtown street on Valentine’s Day during a demonstration intended to highlight extraordinary danger that catastrophic climate change poses to the people and places we love. The group says it will use the holiday to talk about the need for people motivated by fierce, protective love to overcome politicians' complacency and inaction.

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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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St James School For Little Folks To Close

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It is with great sadness and regret that the Vestry of St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville announces the imminent closure of the St. James School for Little Folks. The difficult decision to close the preschool was made after a continuing pattern of declining enrollment and increased costs demonstrated that the school operation was not sustainable.

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STARBUCKS HOLDS SUPPLY DRIVE FOR  ESTHER NEONATAL KITTEN ALLIANCE

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For the month of February, Starbucks located at 1378 Hendersonville Road in Asheville will be accepting donations of kitten supplies such as wet and dry kitten food, kitten formula, unscented non-clumping litter, unscented alcohol-free baby wipes, cozy cat beds, and fleece blankets. The donations will benefit Esther Neonatal Kitten Alliance, a new local nonprofit dedicated to providing care and rescue to orphaned newborn kittens.

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