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Join Forces Virtually for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 

WNC for the Planet, a collective of local nonprofit organizations, universities, and businesses have teamed up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with virtual opportunities for environmental education, advocacy and community events across Western North Carolina. 

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Mercy Urgent Care offering fit-testing for N95 respirator masks 

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Mercy Urgent Care is now offering fit-testing for N95 and other respirator masks in an effort to help medical professionals, essential employees and at-risk individuals stay safe in these unprecedented and trying times.  

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Brother Wolf Animal Rescue Implements New Adoption Strategies Amidst COVID-19 Concerns

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Brother Wolf Animal Rescue has implemented new adoption protocols to serve animals in need and to keep people safe. The local nonprofit is currently conducting adoptions by appointment and implementing stringent social distancing and sanitation practices.

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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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Catawba Brewing Painting South Slope Green with Two St. Patrick’s Day Events

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Catawba Brewing Co. will throw two St. Patrick’s day events, starting with Paddy’s Day Irish Brunch from Blind Pig on Sunday, March 15. The brewery will continue the St. Patrick’s Day spirit on March 17 with live Irish tunes. Two Irish beer releases brewed in honor of the holiday will be available at both events, which will take place at the South Slope location.

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