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Foundation honors Waddells with Sauer Award

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FLAT ROCK — The Community Foundation of Henderson County honored a couple who have been leaders in business and generous donors to charities with the annual Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award.   Read Story »

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Foundation continues to pursue Opp House information

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Community Foundation awards $229,000 worth of grants

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County made $228,890 in grant awards through the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment, the Community Grant process and an emergency request.   Read Story »

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In return fire, Opp House asks court to dismiss lawsuit

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Firing back against a lawsuit that questions whether it’s still functioning as a nonprofit agency, the Opportunity House accused the Henderson County Community Foundation of filing “frivolous litigation … as a means to try and seize the property” of the organization.   Read Story »

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Opportunity House faces questions about its openness and future plans

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Community Foundation asks court to determine whether former senior center is still operating as a nonprofit When Grace Etheredge cofounded the Opportunity House in 1958, she had no way of knowing it would grow into an activity center with a robust buffet of services for seniors.   Read Story »

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Veterans farm, Vocational Solutions, health services win grants

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Pat Jones, a leader in education, church and community, dies at 78

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Pat Jones would have loved the event in the Hendersonville Middle School library on Thursday.   Read Story »

Tags: Ninth Avenue School | Community Foundation of Henderson County | African-American history

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Community Foundation grant will help park build Tot Lot

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Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | parks and recreation | Maurean Adams | Park at Flat Rock

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Community Foundation honors Sauer Award winner

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Community Foundation honors top philanthropist

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Legal aid agency, health clinic to collaborate

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Pisgah Legal Services and Blue Ridge Community Health Services will collaborate in a medical legal partnership to attack "the root cause of health-harming social conditions," the legal aid agency for the poor said in a news release. A $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County will fund the partnership.   Read Story »

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Shepherd receives Sauer Charitable Leadership Award

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Thomas R. Shepherd was honored with 2014 Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award at the annual celebration for the Community Foundation Thursday at Kenmure Country Club.   Read Story »

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Foundation invites nominations for top philanthropy award

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County is currently accepting nominations for the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award, which honors a local philanthropist who makes a difference in the community by giving of their time, talent and treasures.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Life

Donors to 'Step Into Philanthropy'

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Supporters of charitable giving will "Step Into Philanthropy" for the annual Vintage Carolina fundraiser for the Community Foundation of Henderson County next month.   Read Story »

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High school senior alert: 70 scholarships available

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County is seeking applicants for 70 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.   Read Story »

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Annual report details $2.5 million in local grants

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County received more than $3.6 million in contributions, had more than $77.6 million in assets and awarded more than $2.49 million in grants to nonprofits and scholarship recipients this past fiscal year, the foundation said in its annual report.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award | non-profit organizations | philanthropy

Hendersonville Business

Community Foundation updates website

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County launched its new website in connection with Community Foundation Week and National Philanthropy Month.   Read Story »

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Clint Thompson, a Community Foundation founder, dies at age 96

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Robert Clinton "Clint" Thompson, one of the founders of Community Foundation of Henderson County, died Oct. 29, 2013 at the age of 96.   Read Story »

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'Behind the scenes' volunteer wins top philanthropy award

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FLAT ROCK — The Community Foundation of Henderson County on Wednesday presented its top philanthropy leadership award to a longtime volunteer at Johnson Farm, supporter of the Flat Rock Playhouse and active worker for many civic organizations.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award | non-profit organizations | Mary Garrison

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Community Foundation taps new directors

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County recently elected officers for 2013-14 and new members of its governing board.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Randy Romeo | Lauretta Sthreshley | John Bell | Steve Greene | David Marshall | Jana Johnson-Humleker

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Symphony wins grant from Community Foundation

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The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra will improve its computer system thanks to a grant of $8,000 from the Community Foundation of Henderson County   Read Story »

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128 Community Foundation scholarship winners listed

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County awarded $208,650 in scholarship assistance to 128 students for the 2013-14.   Read Story »

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Rudnick fund awards $10,000 to St. Gerard House

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The St. Gerard House has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Henderson County. The grant will allow expansion of the Connect Social Skills Program, which teaches youth ages 5-19 social skills to apply in everyday life.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | St. Gerard House | Grotto School | Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund

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Deadline is Monday for nonprofit grants

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The deadline for nonprofits to apply for the next round of Community Foundation of Henderson County's competitive general grants is 5 p.m. Monday, June 3, the foundation said.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Photo gallery: Donors celebrate 'No Place Like Home'

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Ruby slippers adorned the Hendersonville Country Club as the Community Foundation celebrated its 30th year of "helping people that care make lasting contributions to causes that matter."   Read Story »

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Friday is deadline for 63 Community Foundation scholarships

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The deadline for submitting applications for the Community Foundation of Henderson County's scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year is on or before 5 p.m., Friday, March 1.   Read Story »

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Vintage Carolina serves up lots of goodies

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Friends of the Community Foundation of Henderson County will celebrate homegrown philanthropy at Vintage Carolina March 4.   Read Story »

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Foundation seeks partners for Vintage Carolina

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County is seeking partners for Vintage Carolina 2013, the annual fundraiser that will be held this year on March 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hendersonville Country Club. The event helps support the work of the 30-year-old Community Foundation.   Read Story »

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Community Foundation elects new leaders

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County elected four new members to its board of directors.   Read Story »

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Community Foundation welcomes new board members

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County received new contributions in the amount of $2.2 million and issued grants worth $2.3 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, foundation CEO McCray Benson told board members, donors and friends of the foundation during an annual luncheon Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | McCray Benson | Randy Romeo | Jana Johnson Humleker

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Sauer award winners praised for activism, generosity

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FLAT ROCK — A love for working with youth, commitment to social action and willingness to give their support and guidance to nonprofit endeavors in Henderson County earned Stuart and Carola Cohn recognition Wednesday as the winners of the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award presented by the Community Foundation of Henderson County.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award | Stuart Cohn | Carola Cohn

Henderson County Business

Blue Ridge health agency receives grant for children's counseling

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has received a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County to provide pediatric trauma counseling for the children of Mainstay clients.   Read Story »

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Community Foundation awards $156,000 in scholarships (with list of winners)

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The Community Foundation of Henderson County announced that it had awarded awarded $156,000 in scholarships for freshman year and renewals for the upcoming academic year.     Read Story »

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