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News Index for Monday, May 04, 2015
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 06:00:02 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author and intuitive counselor David Swing says gnomes, elves and other fairies are found not just in Europe, but also in the United States and other countries around the world. He has written about his experiences with fairies in his books, 'Gnomes in the Garden' (ISBN: 978-0974239408) and 'The Celtic Owl' (ISBN: 978-0974239415).
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 07:00:14 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 17:24:29 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 07:00:24 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. 'Celebrates 50 Years' with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 16:43:51 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a 'Bitter Pill Rally' Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women's rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women's rights at the state and national levels.
Wed, 14 May 2014, 07:01:15 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fine artist Cindy Walton is the recipient of two international award recognitions in the annual 'All Women Art Competition,' by the Light Space and Time, an online art gallery. The awards confirm Walton's prestige as an emergent artist of significance in the national and international arenas.
Rotary Club of Asheville hosts 'Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,' an annual auction benefit, Saturday, January 25
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 14:55:00 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Rotary Club of Asheville, hosts 'Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,' its annual foundation benefit auction, at the Renaissance Asheville on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6-10 p.m.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina's Aging Population in the 2014 New Year
Tue, 07 Jan 2014, 13:54:45 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina's population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 16:14:12 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation's executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 13:46:27 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 16:27:38 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A premiere screening of 'A Unified Presence,' a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.
Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life
Wed, 07 Aug 2013, 13:14:44 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That's how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer's Association, the results of her medical tests.
Wed, 29 May 2013, 15:41:13 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.
Park Ridge Health presents 8th Annual Seasons of Life Soiree to Benefit Four Seasons' Non-Profit Services for Western North Carolina Families
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 17:14:39 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
Cooperative purchasing speeds up public sector projects, North American Roofing Expands National Presence
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 18:46:15 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Meeting strict compliance standards and competitive bidding requirements, North American Roofing strengthens its national position as one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the U.S. with the award to participate in the National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA), through their premier construction program with ezIQC(R), which helps municipalities find sources for construction and repair facilitating the competitive bid process on behalf of their members.
Bob Moog Foundation to Inspire the 2013 NAMM Show through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration
Mon, 21 Jan 2013, 12:22:34 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer's legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.
Bob Moog Foundation's Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 12:41:46 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Bob's SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation's hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.
Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 17:55:47 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.
Bob Moog Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Refreshed Program Direction, Music EP, Limited Edition Poster and Legacy Apparel
Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 22:18:03 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog's passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation's formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011, 17:40:45 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimplyHome will announce the launch of its new product line at the Aging in America Conference in San Francisco, April 26-30 - the SimplyHome System. 'Our SimplyHome System is the first system designed and engineered with built-in cell communication to meet the needs of the aging and disabled population,' says CEO Allen Ray.
Mon, 21 Mar 2011, 18:02:12 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the 'Bob Moog Tribute Library' created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics' Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010, 14:47:03 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So, what do Microsoft's new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo's Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome's assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.
Fri, 22 Oct 2010, 18:08:17 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While many may argue that print is a dying breed, the staff at Write Away, Inc. begs to differ; you just need to work all the angles. And, that's just what they did.
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 14:09:42 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fisherman's Quarters II is stepping up to the plate with their new Web site launch. Customers can now view menus online, check in for customer promotions and listen to their infamous jingle that promises to get people hooked. The menu at Fisherman's Quarters II is diverse and in addition to seafood, landlubbers will find steaks, pasta dishes and delicious salads and sandwiches.
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 16:18:42 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whisper Mountain, home to the 2008 Southern Living Green Idea House, has once again teamed up with Southern Living Magazine to offer yet another environmentally-inspired home - Whisper Creek Cabin. This cabin is one of four homes, and the only mountain home, that can be won during the Southern Living's Choose Your Home Giveaway sweepstakes this spring. The public can register to win the home through June 30.
Thu, 23 Apr 2009, 11:44:18 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Family Chiropractic is excited to announce that they are offering state-of-the-art chiropractic therapies in their new Asheville, NC office located in the Pioneer Building at 190 Broadway Avenue, Suite 202. Dr. David Nygaard, MS, MBA, DC, Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist, Palmer College Graduate and owner of Atlas Family Chiropractic is a recognized expert in the advanced specialty of Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic.
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 11:08:28 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carlton Architecture ascertains there are many benefits to going green when designing new homes. 'Clients benefit from the reduced operating costs of a green building, while at the same time the planet benefits from the reduced environmental impact,' says Mr. Rob Carlton, the President of Carlton Architecture.
Tue, 01 Jul 2008, 11:17:00 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- July is here and 4th of July celebrations approach. Our thoughts turn to our furry family members. Each year at the beginning of July millions of animals are lost or injured resulting from their fear of booming fireworks. According to Angel Dog, Inc., many pets fear fireworks so much that they hurt themselves, others or property and run off while trying desperately to find a safe place.
Wed, 14 May 2008, 09:16:50 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's no secret that current economic times are challenging. Gas prices continue to soar and healthcare insurance is at an all-time high. Consumer confidence continues to fluctuate and business owners must find ways to retain and grow their current customer base. Vincenzo's Ristorante and Bistro in Asheville, N.C. has altered its business model to help its customers ride out the storm.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 14:05:00 EDT
MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That's why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.
Wed, 14 Nov 2007, 10:21:27 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall artist Damaris Pierce launches her new, national postcard art project just in time to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The project, entitled 'I Am Thankful,' encourages individuals of all ages and organizations such as craft guilds, public schools and counseling centers to create original postcard artwork expressing gratitude.
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