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2013-06-17 23:00:36

Asheville, NC couple to sell custom clocks to raise funds to adopt a child. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Asheville, North Carolina couple launched a website this past Father´s day to raise funds to adopt a child. The website, time-reclaimed.com, will sell hand-made, custom clocks inspired by the husband´s first Christmas gift to his wife. At the age of 22, suffering from female health complications, the wife was forced to undergo a hysterectomy procedure. Because of this...

2013-05-29 16:26:05

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, 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. "Every child who comes through our program gets to choose a teddy bear," says Susan Bumgarner, a child and teen bereavement counselor and coordinator of Heart...

2013-05-14 23:02:32

Experts at the Asheville Jung Center are planning a webinar discussing new material that will be released in DSM-V including how it ties into Jungian Psychoanalysis. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 There is a lot of new material in DSM-V that will be released later this month. The Asheville Jung Center´s simplification of DSM-V fits into most schools of psychology. It is equally at home with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Object Relations, Self Psychology and many others. It is...

2013-05-14 08:42:47

Project brings new manufacturing jobs and more than 40 employment positions to Western North Carolina. ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the economic development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, today announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Fairview, N.C. with a $1.68 million investment in facilities and equipment. TE's facility investment brings 40 new positions in...

2013-04-10 23:18:02

A-B Tech Community College receives a $5 million gift from longtime supporters for naming rights to its new allied health and workforce development building. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College announced the receipt a $5 million gift from longtime college supporters Jack and Carolyn Ferguson April 4 during the College´s annual fundraising gala, April in Asheville. Believed to be the largest private donation to the College, the funds will...

2013-03-22 23:19:29

The Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell series “The Power of Myth” is available for complimentary listening until the end of March 22nd. Today is World Water Day and the Asheville Jung Center announces the new seminar "Elixir of Life: The Flowing Waters of Our Soul and Our Planet" on to be held on April 4th. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The Asheville Jung Center would like to provide awareness of a complimentary offer from Bill Moyers that expires March 22nd where you can...

2013-03-05 16:25:04

New Role is Vice President, Strategic Growth and Business Development ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Health's Jon Yeatman, an Asheville native, has been promoted to Vice President, Strategic Growth and Business Development for Mission Health. Prior to this role, Jon served as Executive Director, Health System Integration and Special Assistant to the CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/CL71468) As Vice President, Strategic Growth and...

2013-02-16 23:02:49

President Barack Obama recognized Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for its role in providing training that leads to employment while he was in North Carolina Wednesday. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 President Barack Obama touted Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for providing relevant training to students during his stop at Linamar in Arden on Wednesday. A-B Tech started working with Linamar a few years ago to provide two types of training for the...

2013-01-30 16:26:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deeply rooted in the Asheville community, the well-known Biltmore School Building has emerged from a decade of vacancy and has undergone a major renovation. Once home to thousands of scholastic footprints, including those of Biltmore High School, Biltmore Elementary School and what would eventually become UNC Asheville, the hometown landmark was recently demolished and prepped for a revitalization. Weeks of construction triggered the vast...

2013-01-21 23:01:17

Therapeutic boarding school for girls ages 10 — 14 continues commitment to a clinically sophisticated therapeutic boarding environment. (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Asheville Academy for Girls, a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teen girls is proud to introduce Shelley Tom as a Therapist. Shelley has a background in working with middle-school aged children in both public school and residential wilderness settings. “Shelley's compassion and skillfulness flow effortlessly...