Archive for December 2006

Holiday Spirit

Focus on the “warm, fuzzy” elements of the holidays — family get-togethers and simple treasured rituals. Sharing and caring is what a meaningful holiday is Read more »

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Embracing Diversity: Families with Children from China

A traditional Chinese lion, held aloft by some children, danced its way through the street as Chinese-costumed children greeted onlookers. By Cathy Holt At the Read more »

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The Spirit of Santa Claus

“Is Santa Claus real?”By Victoria RoseWhen my children were old enough to ask that big question, I was able to answer “Yes,” but my answer Read more »

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UNC-A Presents Medallion Awards

Chancellor Anne Ponder and UNC Asheville National Alumni Council Chair Audrey Mosley (Class of 1974) presented the University’s annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. UNC Asheville honored Read more »

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Kwanzaa and Me: 2006 Marks the 40th Anniversary of Kwanzaa

by Rita Nzinga In 1966,Dr. Maulana Karenga decided that we as a people required a time of cultural rebirth. In doing so, he looked to Read more »

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Don’t Trip Out… Before Your Trip!

Holiday air travel can be stressful, especially if your mind is on getting to your destination.Before you head off into the wild blue yonder, here Read more »

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Make Your Holidays Special with a Visit from Santa

The Health Adventure’s popular Rent-a-Santa program makes holiday gatherings festive while raising funds for science and health education.The museum’s renowned Clown Troupe runs a Rent-a-Santa Read more »

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Citizens Police Academy Class to Graduate

The most recent class of the Asheville Police Department’s Citizens  Police Academy was recognized for their completion of a ten-week course on Thursday, November 16. Read more »

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Sewanee’s Bridge Program

Minority high school juniors interested in experiencing a taste of college life and advancing themselves in science and math are invited to apply to the Read more »

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Angelou Lets Her Light Shine

by Jacquelyn Hallum On November 16th, in a small rural Appalachian town, an extraordinary guest paid a visit, and the town was forever changed. The Read more »

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