Asheville Business News

News from Asheville, North Carolina (NC) USA – Asheville business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Including finance, entertainment, tech news.

Cottage Cooking in Asheville NC Gets a New Kitchen

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, North Carolina, where their motto is, “Enter as strangers, but leave as friends,” is excited to report that its guests will now be entering into a new kitchen. John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, owners of Cottage Cooking, had no idea that when they started their cooking class business less than two years ago that there would be such a demand for their services.

Asheville Business Places in ‘Best of WNC’ after Being Open Full-Time for Less Than a Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a feat she never thought possible, but one she accomplished anyway. When Lauren Woodard, LCSW, owner, Bloom Consulting and Counseling, placed second in the psychologist/counselor, health and wellness category in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC 2016 reader poll, she was simultaneously thrilled and stunned.

Top Tier Organizations, Leaders Converge at Second Annual Thayer Leadership Conference Aug. 27-28

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High performance organizations require leaders who understand the practices and thinking needed to succeed as change agents in their work and lives. Now, committed managers – from CEOs to mid-level aspirants to legacy leaders – can explore ways to successfully achieve intended outcomes at the second annual Thayer Institute Leadership Conference, Saturday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, August 28. (VIDEO)

Grout Genie: New Cleaning Product is Ready to be Put to the Test

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Grout Genie(R) is a newly-launched cleaning product that makes cleaning tile and grout a cinch. And, these almost magical pads are unlike any other mopping pad on the market.

Cottage Cooking Asheville Cooks Up Kooky Marketing Scheme

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking Asheville is having fun getting the word out about its new business. It’s taking its cooking on the road, in the water and underwater, in the woods and wherever else it can carve out a cozy place to cook.

Author’s Books about Gnomes are based on Personal Experience

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).

Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

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

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.

Asheville National Organization for Women to Hold ‘Bitter Pill’ Rally Saturday, July 26

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.

Rotary Club of Asheville hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ an annual auction benefit, Saturday, January 25

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

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.

The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro

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.

The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan

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.

Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Featured in Documentary

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

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.

Bob Moog Foundation to Inspire the 2013 NAMM Show through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration

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

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

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

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.

Wii, Kinect and SimplyHome – Tech-savvy Seniors

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.

Write Away, Inc. Increases Print Subscription Sales through Social Media

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.

Fisherman’s Quarters II Announces Customer Driven Web site Launch

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.

Whisper Mountain is Home to Southern Living’s 2009 Mountain Sweepstakes Home

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.

North Carolina Chiropractor Gets Your Head on Straight

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.

Asheville Architecture Firm Building for the Future by Going Green

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.

July Fireworks and Phobic Pets – New Development!

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.

North Carolina Restaurant Reacts to Current Economic Times

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.

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

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.

Asheville, NC Artist Launches National I Am Thankful Postcard Art Project – Submit Postcards Now

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.