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Tracy Buchanan takes reins as chair of YMCA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the YMCA of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce the appointment of its new chair and four new members.

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Jonas Gerard Art Destroyed At Asheville Airport

Within the span of 24 hours, four pieces of work created by the locally infamous Jonas Gerard has been destroyed. The pieces were displayed at the Asheville Airport. After the destruction of the first two pieces at an undetermined time yesterday, two more pieces were installed as replacements, where they were documented to have been vandalized at some point last night. 

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State nutrition program honors YMCA of WNC with Superior Site Award

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The state of North Carolina has recognized the YMCA of Western North Carolina for its efforts to improve food security for students over the summer.

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Beloved Cat Shot by Hunter’s Arrow in Henderson County

Beloved Cat Shot by Hunter’s Arrow in Henderson County. $1500 Reward Offered for Arrest and Conviction of Person(s) Responsible.

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BROTHER WOLF’S MOBILE SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC TRAVELS TO TRANSYLVANIA, RUTHERFORD, AND HAYWOOD COUNTIES

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s new mobile veterinary clinic is now providing low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to cats and dogs in Transylvania, Rutherford, and Haywood counties, with plans to expand to more counties throughout western North Carolina.

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PRESS RELEASE: WNC Nature Center Red Panda Exhibit to Open Feb. 14

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The City of Asheville is excited to announce that the WNC Nature Center’s new red panda exhibit will open to the public on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2019 and includes the introduction of our new resident pandas, Leafa and Phoenix.

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Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2019 Scholarships

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The Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, North Carolina announces the 2019 Y.E.S. Emerging Artists Fund, a program to support young performers by providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in the performing arts.

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WNC Nature Center Welcomes New Red Wolves

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The red wolves at the WNC Nature Center have long been a part of the important Species Survival Plan (SSP) program through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Through this program, the WNC Nature Center has proudly seen thirteen red wolf pups born into their care.

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Franny’s Farmacy Opens First CBD Store in Hendersonville

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On December 6, 2018 Franny's Farmacy CBD Dispensary Opens their second location. Offering CBD tinctures, CBD oil, topicals, edibles, smokables, vape hardware and more in a relaxed atmosphere with trained professionals to assist you.

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Friends of the WNC Nature Center receives $25,000 grant award for Outreach Education

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This October, the Friends of the WNC Nature Center was a recipient of a $25,000 Ribbon of Hope grant from the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation to support the Center’s Outreach Education Program.

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