Category: Communities

Family Caregiver Support Program

Land-of-Sky Regional Council The Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) provides support for caregivers of frail elderly persons and grandparents or other relatives who are raising Read more »

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Volunteer Services

Shirley Bowditch enjoys her time spent volunteering at the YWCA’s Childcare Program. Land-of-Sky Regional Council Americans over 55 have a lifetime of experience to share, Read more »

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Senior Community Services Employment Program

Land-of-Sky Regional Council The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)—now Title V of the Older Americans Act—evolved from Operation Mainstream, a pilot established in 1965 Read more »

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A Steward of the Community

Bob Smith, Executive director of Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council. Photo: Urban News For more than 26 years Robert G. (Bob) Smith has been Executive Director Read more »

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UMOJA Festival Headliners August 13 & 14, 2010

The S.O.S Band will take to the stage during the annual festival. By Ford Mauldin The Umoja Unity Festival will be held in downtown Johnson Read more »

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Montessori Pre-School Program Brings Out the Best in Children

Child helping zip up classmates coat.  Photo: Urban News by Wallace Bohanan Looking Glass Montessori School in Brevard has an extensive curriculum designed to enable Read more »

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The East End Future Quest

Staff Reports The New East End Neighborhood Association is on a Future Quest. To that end we have planned four sessions that will provide an Read more »

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The Women of Allen High School: A Reunion Celebrating ‘Excellence, Enthusiasm, Empowerment’

  Greeting each other are Allen High alumnae and former neighbors (L-R) Pamela (Haith) Njoka-Obi, class of ’66, Elaine (Whitson) Hunter, class of ’68, and Read more »

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Umoja Festival Moves to Downtown Johnson City

By Ford Mauldin The Umoja Unity Festival will be held in downtown Johnson City, TN for the first time in its 15-year history. Umoja is a Read more »

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Events at Carver Center

Awards Banquet May 20 beginning at 6 p.m. All ages. Register by May 14. This free annual banquet honors volunteers, youth, and community leaders who Read more »

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