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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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Eagle & South Market Streets Merchants Host Annual Shop the Block Campaign

Exciting events for businesses on The Block are planned for increasing patronage. For the past year, Marilyn Bass has worked as a consultant with Eagle Read more »

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Force M.D. On the Scene

Trauma Surgeon Thompson makes impact in emergency room, and on the airwavesby T.J. MooreIn the world of Dr. Errington Thompson, there is no such thing Read more »

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Come – Enjoy ‘An Evening with Maya Angelou’

Dr. Maya Angelou will speak November 16 at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC. A mesmerizing vision of grace, swaying and stirring when she Read more »

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Minority Enterprise Development Week Celebration Nets Local Winners

Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week is an annual celebration recognizing the contributions made by minority businesses to the nation’s economy. This year earmarks the 24th Read more »

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UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum Names Cindy Clarke Executive Director

Cindy Clarke UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum, the first program of its kind in the region, recently named Cindy Clarke executive director. Former Director Richard Read more »

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Asheville Branch NAACP to Host Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet

The Asheville Branch NAACP and Empowerment Resources Center of Asheville/ Buncombe County will recognize and celebrate efforts in achieving equality for all people at the Read more »

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Quiñones Named NC Firefighter of the Year

from Staff reportsThe North Carolina State Firemen’s Association (NCSFA) has named Asheville Fire & Rescue Captain Mike Quiñones as the 2006 Firefighter of the Year. Read more »

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