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Henderson County News

Children & Family Resource Center hires new director

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The Children and Family Resource Center has hired a new executive director.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | non-profit organizations

Henderson County News

Scholarships help single moms pursue BRCC degrees

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Taking five college classes while working full-time would be a tough balancing act for any 22-year-old. Victoria Hayes has an even higher priority every day — spending time with her daughter, Holly.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Children and Family Resource Center

Henderson County News

Center receives $50,000 to fund early childhood screening

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The Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation has awarded the Children & Family Resource Center a $50,000 grant to provide early childhood developmental, hearing and vision screenings.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Children and Family Resource Center

Henderson County News

Children's advocates toast agency's 15th birthday

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If their first office was small — a spare storage room at First Citizens Bank — their vision was large. The new center would be a clearinghouse for services that help young children get as strong a start as possible.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center

Hendersonville News

City to share cost of Upward Road sidewalk

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The city of Hendersonville agreed to share the cost of a sidewalk serving bus riders going to the Children and Family Resource Center and the Free Clinics.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | Hendersonville City Council | Upward Road widening | Free Clinics

Henderson County News

Speak Out event picks $10,000 Promise winner

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Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | Speak Out for Kids

Henderson County News

Agency extends deadline for '5 Promises' contest

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In response to requests for more time, the Children & Family Resource Center has extended the deadline for a business plan competition from to Feb. 10.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | 5 Promises campaign | Speak Out for Kids

Henderson County News

Speak Out for Kids launches web-based forums

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Starting Saturday, local people without leaving their home or office can participate in an effort to improve children's lives.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | Speak Out for Kids

Henderson County News

Best idea to help kids will win $10,000

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A business that has a great idea that would positively impact kids in Henderson County could win $10,000 if the idea is chosen in a competition.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center | 5 Promises campaign | Speak Out for Kids

Henderson County Life

Finding a helping hand in a Walmart aisle

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Walmart advertises low prices and a wide selection but in 2009 the aisles of the supermarket offered Janae Howard much more — a saving grace.     Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center

Henderson County News

Broad base of leaders invited to tackle kids' needs

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Six years after the last examination of kids' needs resulted in better school-based health care, a local agency is launching a new review of what children need and how the community can best meet the need.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center

Henderson County Life

Donors salute achievements of children, families

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FLAT ROCK — The Children and Family Resource Center celebrated the achievements of young mothers and others who got help from the non-profit agency during the 13th annual Harvest Dinner with the Stars at Kenmure Country Club on Oct. 6.   Read Story »

Tags: Children and Family Resource Center

Henderson County News

Child care subsidies face deep cuts

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Dollie Smith-Feldmeth remembers with gratitude the help she got from a government program that offsets the cost of child care.   Read Story »

Tags: Department of Social Services | Children and Family Resource Center