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Horizon Heating & Air announces $18,000 in grants

Twenty-two agencies will receive awards of $500 or $1,000 as Horizon Heating and Air Conditioning and Trane partners with the Community Foundation of Henderson County to distribute a total of $18,000 to local non-profits.

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The program, implemented last year, requires interested non-profits to submit applications from which winners are chosen by a committee. This year’s funds increased significantly through the partnership with Trane, allowing a greater number of recipients.

The recipients for 2016 are:

  • January- Henderson County Education Foundation, $1000 / Kenmure Fights Cancer, $500
  • February- Vocational Solutions of Henderson County, $1000
  • March- Hendersonville Family YMCA, $1000 / The Mountain Community School, $500
  • April- Safelight, $1000 / Shriners Hospitals for Children, $500
  • May- Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County, $1000 / Homeward Bound of WNC, $1000
  • June- Thrive, $1000 / Camplify(formerly Henderson County Young Leaders Program), $1000
  • July- St. Gerard House, $1000 / Council on Aging, $500
  • August- Fletcher Academy, $1000 / Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program, $1000
  • September- Apple Country Woodcrafters, $1000 / Blue Ridge Literacy Council, $500
  • October- Children & Family Resource Center, $1000
  • November- Saluda Historic Depot, $1000
  • December- Henderson County Hunger Coalition, $500 / Park Ridge Health Foundation, $500 / Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Henderson County, $500

Horizon Heating and Air Conditioning thanked all of the organizations that took the time to apply, as well as the committee for their time, effort, and guidance selecting the 2016 recipients.

Horizon Heating and Conditioning serves the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration needs of Western North Carolina. HHAC installs both residential and commercial heating and air conditioning systems along with commercial refrigeration systems in Hendersonville, Brevard, Waynesville, Asheville, and all other areas of Western North Carolina. Call 828-697-5255 to learn more or visit their website at