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County tax office examining nonprofit status of Opportunity House

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The Opportunity House, which faces a lawsuit challenging whether it is operating legally as a nonprofit, could also be forced to defend its exemption from property taxes.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Foundation v. Opp House lawsuit can proceed, judge rules

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A lawsuit to determine whether the Opportunity House is operating as a nonprofit agency and whether it can sell its building and land can proceed, Chief Resident Superior Court Judge Peter Knight said in an order last month.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Opportunity House

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Don’t miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Opportunity House | Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Who will hold Opportunity House to account?

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After a court hearing last week, Chief Resident Superior Court Judge Peter Knight took under advisement arguments that attorneys had made in the three-year-old lawsuit the Community Foundation of Henderson County brought against the Opportunity House, the formerly robust senior center that is staying afloat as a commercial landlord.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Opportunity House again attempts to avoid trial on its governance, finances

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The Opportunity House, which has shown little evidence that it’s offering services to the community, defended itself in court this week against a three-year-old lawsuit that asks a judge to determine whether the agency remains a nonprofit.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Don’t miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Opp House says it has provided documents foundation sought

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A lawsuit that seeks to determine what’s happening at the Opportunity House is heading to mediation.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | non-profit organizations | Opportunity House | IRS

Henderson County News

NC attorney general looking into Opportunity House

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In addition to efforts by the area’s largest charity to find out what’s happening with the Opportunity House, the state attorney general is also looking into the agency that once provided a robust buffet of services for seniors and is now struggling financially.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | Opportunity House | white-collar crime | Ken Rhoads | Jackie Roberts

Henderson County Business

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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The Lightning is on the street.   Read Story »

Tags: Sam Neill | non-profit organizations | Opportunity House | gay rights | Hendersonville Pride Day

Henderson County News

Foundation continues to pursue Opp House information

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Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Opportunity House

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Lightning

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The Lightning is on the street!   Read Story »

Tags: military veterans | Opportunity House | WWII in Henderson County | Tap Root development

Henderson County News

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 »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | non-profit organizations | Opportunity House

Henderson County News

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 »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | non-profit organizations | Opportunity House

Henderson County Life

Opp House offers gun class

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The Opportunity House will hold a concealed carry handgun class from 6-10 p.m. Feb. 18-19.   Read Story »

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