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ABCCM TO Dedicate SECU Center of Hope at Transformation Village

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Transformation Village is ABCCM’s newest residential facility for women and children. The SECU Center of Hope is part of Phase I that provides transitional housing for women who need a safe place for themselves and their children while their lives are transformed. Phase I will be able to house up to 240 women and children annually. Phase II will be the construction of six apartment buildings that will have permanent, deeply affordable homes for up to 300 residents.

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Speakeasy Improv Classes Begin in October

The Magnetic Theatre is thrilled to announce that Speakeasy Improv will offer two unique class series beginning October 3rd and 4th.   The Speakeasy is designed to use improv for positive change through fast-paced play and collaboration. Teaching the deeper nature of improv, The Speakeasy aims to inspire artists to stay actively engaged in their craft, grow as individuals, and contribute to the growth of their artistic community.

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75th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade Saturday, November 20

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The Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles of WNC, rolls, dances and marches through downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 20 beginning at 11am. The parade features more than 100 entries including marching bands, dance and cheer squads, youth sports, nonprofits and businesses. This year’s parade theme is “Celebrating 75 Years of Memories and Magic.”

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Senior Dogs at AHS and Brother Wolf Win Grant

Senior Dogs At Asheville Humane Society and Brother Wolf Animal Rescue Fetch Grant From Grey Muzzle Foundation

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The Magnetic Theatre returns with a half-season line-up beginning in July 2021 

The Magnetic Theatre is thrilled to announce its post-pandemic return to the stage with a half-dozen new theatrical works to fill out the remaining 2021 season. After fourteen months of waiting and planning, the venue delighted audiences with its first indoor production in May, and continues to offer original plays and performances, now with reserved seating and limited capacity. While 2020 pressed pause on so many events and venues, The Magnetic Theatre declares triumphantly, “These Shows WILL Go On!” 

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Agencies Team Up To Offer Mental Health Support

Three Western North Carolina agencies are teaming up to offer ideas to “spark joy” for older adults who may be feeling down due to isolation and dealing with depression and anxiety due to the Covid-19 pandemic or other reasons.

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Petco Love Gives Grant to Asheville Humane Society

Asheville Humane Society announced today a $20,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Buncombe County.

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Mercy Urgent Care now offers COVID-19 vaccinations at South Asheville facility

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Mercy Urgent Care is pleased to announce it will now provide COVID-19 vaccinations at the Mercy Urgent Care South location, 1833 Hendersonville Road in Asheville, beginning Thursday, April 15.

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Asheville Humane Society Helps Keep Senior Dogs in Loving Homes

Matthew, a disabled veteran, and Zeke, a ten-year-old Boxer, are enjoying life together thanks to a program of Asheville Humane Society that helps keep senior dogs in their loving homes and out of shelters.

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Robbery at Asheville Humane Society’s Community Center

On Saturday, March 13 at 11:10 PM, two unidentified individuals stole $2,000 worth of fencing supplies from an outdoor enclosure at Asheville Humane Society's Community Center (located at 1425 Patton Avenue in West Asheville).

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