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400 volunteers working in Days of Caring for nonprofits

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Around 400 volunteers fanned out around Henderson County today for the annual Days of Caring to help 25 local nonprofits do projects that range from painting, mulching and home repair to sorting food donations and sewing pillows for hospice patients.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Pardee seeks volunteers for patient safety help

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Henderson County News

Season of Giving in this week's Lightning

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Henderson County News

Rising Leaders now well-versed in volunteerism

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After eight months of education and community service, 20 members of sixth annual Rising Leaders Program of the United Way of Henderson County are better prepared to start making a difference as volunteers with Henderson County nonprofit organizations.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Stuff the bus with food, school supplies

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The United Way of Henderson County is encouraging people to help local students get ready for school by packing a school bus with food donations for MANNA’s Packs for Kids and school supplies for Henderson County public school students. It's part of the first Day of Action, which kicks off Friday morning at Dietz Field at Hendersonville High School.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

IAM breaks ground on $2.6M headquarters

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With the turn of six shovels, leaders of the Interfaith Assistance Ministry celebrated the groundbreaking for a new $2.6 million home for the 32-year-old agency that feeds and clothes the poor and intervenes in crisis to rescue families in times of need.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Pardee honors auxiliary members

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Hed shot of Karla Reese Barbara Gregory, who has Grace, and Barbara Glassman, who brings Bella, are pet therapy volunteers. It’s clear from their teasing that Pardee CEO Jay Kirby and auxiliary volunteer B.J. Alison know one another well.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Housing Assistance Corporation seeks Apple Festival volunteers

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The Housing Assistance Corporation is seeking volunteers to help with its parking lot fundraiser during the North Carolina Apple Festival Sept 4-7.   Read Story »

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Flat Rock Life

Park service honors Sandburg goat tenders

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FLAT ROCK — The National Park Service and National Park Foundation honored Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site youth volunteers during a meeting in Washington on June 25.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Life

Marv Larson, longtime volunteer, dies at age 92

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Marvin Kenneth "Marv" Larson, who had a heart for service that inspired years of cheerful volunteerism on ballfields and in classrooms and jails, died Thursday at The Laurels, where he had been receiving medical care during several weeks of declining health. He was 92.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Community honors Athena Award winner

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FLAT ROCK — Annie Fritschner, a longtime volunteer, non-profit fundraising expert and ordained minister, was honored as the 2013 Vanessa Y. Mintz Athena Award winner during a luncheon Thursday at Kenmure Country Club.   Read Story »

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