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Ticket Sales Announced for 73rd Tryon Block House Races Returning April 13, 2019

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The 73rd Annual Tryon Block House Races are set for Saturday, April 13, 2019. For decades, founding organization Tryon Riding & Hunt Club (TR&HC) produced this action-packed, equestrian competition, drawing thousands of spectators to the largest tailgate party in Polk County, NC. Beginning in 2017, TR&HC entrusted the races and their management to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) and they are now being held for the third year at its recently-renovated, A-rated course in Columbus, NC, just minutes from Tryon Resort. Tailgating spots and VIP hospitality tickets for the 2019 Tryon Block House Races will go on sale to the public January 15 at www.Tryon.com/tickets.

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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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LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AT BROTHER WOLF ANIMAL RESCUE

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s Founder and President, Denise Bitz, has announced her resignation from the organization, effective in early February. This planned, mutual decision between the Board and Bitz will allow her to pursue her passion in vegan advocacy, while ensuring the stability and longevity of the organization through the appointment of a new Executive Director.

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