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Ingles Markets To Administer Covid-19 Vaccines

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Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) has announced that the company will be partnering with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide the administration of the coming COVID-19 vaccine. Ingles Pharmacies will receive direct allocations of COVID-19 vaccine once a vaccine is approved for its safety and efficacy and recommended for use in the United States.

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Asheville Humane Society Announces New Board Members

Asheville Humane Society announced the appointment of six new members to their board of directors. This brings the number of board members to thirteen.

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Asheville Holiday Parade 2020 Cancelled

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The Asheville Downtown Association today announced that the Asheville Holiday Parade is canceled for 2020 due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to cancel the parade was based on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s September 30th announcement moving North Carolina into Phase 3. Phase 3 continues to limit outdoor gatherings to 50 people and provides capacity limits for outdoor spaces. The uncertainty of COVID-19 conditions and public safety protocols in effect at the time of the parade drove the decision. 

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Fall Events Announced at the WNC Nature Center: Wolf Howls and Junior Wolf Howls

If you’ve ever heard an animal howling in the dark of night, it can be a chilling experience. Now with the help of the wolves at the WNC Nature Center, you can attend an evening program to discover the legends and lore of these top predators, find out the truth about wolves, and hear their howls in the dead of night.

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FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE STUDIO 52 PRESENTS VIRTUAL FALL CLASSES

Flat Rock Playhouse’s Studio 52 is excited to offer virtual classes this fall for students near and far. There are classes open to students in Kindergarten all the way through 12th grade with options for acting and musical theatre. Classes will be taught by theatre professionals and Vagabonds including Studio 52 Director of Education Anna Kimmell, Flat Rock Playhouse Artistic Director and Artistic Associate Lisa K. Bryant and Matthew Glover, Betsy Bisson, Tania Battista, and Flat Rock Playhouse newcomer TJ Medel! The semester begins the week of September 21st and runs for nine weeks. 

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Local Nonprofits Help Animals Impacted by Storms Marco and Laura

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and Asheville Humane Society are pitching in to help animals being evacuated from southern Mississippi, ahead of tropical storms Marco and Laura. The large transport of animals, coordinated by the Humane Society of the United States, will make stops in Nashville and Asheville to deliver animals early this week.

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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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Tour d’Apple has 100 Spots Left

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Only 100 spots remain for the in-person 8th annual Tour d’Apple on Labor Day, which takes place Monday, September 7, 2020, at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock. It is not too late to register for this annual charity cycling event which offers four scenic routes around the beautiful apple orchards and mountains of Henderson County, NC. 

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West Asheville Bookstore To Host a Virtual Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform

Firestorm Books is excited to announce a free, virtual event with Victoria Law and Maya Schenwar, co-authors of a new book exploring alternatives to incarceration. The September 19th event follows the recent publication of Schenwar and Law’s debut collaboration, Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms (New Press, 2020), which features a forward by New York Times bestselling author and civil rights activist Michelle Alexander.

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Fall Fling Raffle Benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

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The Fall Fling Raffle benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED) is a perfect opportunity to win a safe, local, and fun getaway while supporting an important cause!   The raffle winner will choose from three amazing getaway packages, each valued at approximately $2,500:

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