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Henderson County News

LOCAL BRIEFS: Candlemas, 'End of Bias' study, Dogwood grants

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Tags: Churches | Ruth Birge | Council on Aging | Dogwood Health Trust

Henderson County News

Council on Aging names interim director

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Ruth Birge, an experienced nonprofit leader leader in the community for the past 15 years, has been named interim executive director of the Council on Aging, board chair Jill Hart announced.   Read Story »

Tags: Ruth Birge | Council on Aging

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

‘Let’s Keep Talking’ features guest panel

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The virtual “Let’s Keep Talking” series of community conversations will resume at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, with guest panelists Rabbi Rachael Jackson, of Agudas Israel Synagogue; Denise Long, executive director, United Way of Henderson County; and Blair Craven, chair of the Henderson County School Board.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | Ruth Birge | Denise Cumbee Long | Agudas Israel | Blair Craven | Rachael Jackson

Henderson County Business

Birge joins Hendersonville Lightning

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Ruth Birge, a former publisher of the Times-News and recently retired executive director of the Henderson County United Way, is joining the Hendersonville Lightning in a sales, marketing and circulation role.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Lightning | Ruth Birge

Henderson County News

Emergency housing aid reduced slightly

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The local Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has been notified of a reduction in the national program's funding.   Read Story »

Tags: Ruth Birge | affordable housing

Henderson County Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Three who made their mark

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In the span of less than a week, we learned that Ruth Birge was retiring as executive director of the United Way, Paul Morse was leaving as general manager of G.E. Lighting Systems and Hillary Hart had accepted a new theater job in Minneapolis.   Read Story »

Tags: Hillary Hart | Ruth Birge | Paul Morse