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Thrive hires full-time fundraiser

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Thrive, a nonprofit organization that assists individuals in psychiatric crisis to move from surviving the crisis to thriving in the community of their choice, has hired a new full-time development associate to raise funds for the organization.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

United Way kicks off campaign Friday at SAB

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The Super '60s band will perform at the United Way’s Campaign Kickoff Concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Southern Appalachian Brewery.   Read Story »

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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 »

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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

City doles out $99,794 to 27 nonprofits

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The Hendersonville City Council approved $99,794 worth of appropriations to nonprofits involved in the arts, health and human services, education and tourism and business promotion during a final budget-drafting workshop on Friday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Celebrities ready for red carpet in IAM fashion show

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A full line-up of local celebrities has signed up to model summer fashions to help Interfaith Assistance Ministry raise funds to purchase clothing for some of Henderson County’s most vulnerable children.   Read Story »

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Professionals certified as Homegrown Leaders

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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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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

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Veterans farm, Vocational Solutions, health services win grants

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Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | non-profit organizations | Veterans Healing Farm

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Season of Giving in this week's Lightning

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Warmth of Home features live bands, reception and raffle

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry is presenting its ninth Annual Warmth of Home Concert at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown to raise money for heating assistance for needy families.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | snowstorms | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Willson Moss | winter 2018-19

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United Way installs new board members, officers

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McGrady pledge nudges IAM close to capital goal

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry is on the last leg of its $2.6 million capital campaign for its new facility, thanks to a matching grant pledge from state Rep. Chuck McGrady.   Read Story »

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Boeke stepping down as Hands On! director

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Methodist donation aids Safelight's Dandelion program

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Tags: non-profit organizations | domestic violence | Safelight

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Horizon names 15 winners of grants

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In partnership with the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Horizon Heating & Air Conditioning has announced the winners of grants to non-profits of $500 or $1,000 during 2015.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | charities | Horizon Heating & Air | Don Poeta

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Flat Rock hires Adams to raise money for park

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Park and Recreation Foundation announced on Thursday the hiring of Maurean Adams as director of development.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | fundraisers | parks and recreation | Park at Flat Rock

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 »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | non-profit organizations | charities | Vintage Carolina

Hendersonville Life

Got fruit? ECO's heritage tree sale ends Wednesday

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Looking for a great way to produce fruits and nuts in the yard or garden?   Read Story »

Tags: farming | ECO | non-profit organizations

Henderson County Life

'Why We Relay' video inspires cancer-fighting campaign

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Katie Temple got an assignment in middle school to make a report on a word and how that word affected her life. She made a video. Her word was "compassion."   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | Relay for Life

Henderson County News

Mother of four named Mediation Center coordinator

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Angela Bryner of Hendersonville has been named the new community mediation coordinator at the Mediation Center. Bryner recently began working out of the Mediation Center's Hendersonville office at First and Grove streets.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | Mediation Center | Angela Bryner

Hendersonville Life

Mainstay offers chocolate tasting event

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Mainstay will host a drop-in chocolate tasting event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dandelion Cafe at 127 Fifth Avenue West.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

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 Life

Rotary awards $7,000 in grants

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The Hendersonville Rotary Club awarded grants of $300 to $1,500 to nine nonprofits for everything from reading to teeth cleaning to theater for kids.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Mission names foundation president

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ASHEVILLE — A former banker with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising has been named the new president of the Mission Foundation, which raises money for Mission Health.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Mission Hospitals | non-profit organizations | fundraisers | Mission Health

Hendersonville Life

Salvation Army to honor Cosy and Jim Marshall

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The Salvation Army will honor longtime supporters Jim and Cosy Marshall on Wednesday by naming the gym for the couple.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | charities | Salvation Army | James W. Marshall Jr. | Sarah Hunsucker "Cosy" Marshall | James W. "Jim" Marshall III

Henderson County News

Duo debuts song for 'Warmth of Home' benefit

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The fourth annual Warmth of Home Concert will be held at the Flat Rock Cinema on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock Cinema | Howard Molton | non-profit organizations | charities | Tom Fisch

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Agency fights stigma, helps clients thrive

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At the Clubhouse, adults with mental health needs take minutes of house meetings, put out a newsletter, handle cooking and cleanup in the kitchen, do simple bookkeeping and mow the grass.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Life

Blues legend headlines Thrive event

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Blues legend Mac Arnold and his band, Plate Full O' Blues, will headline the second annual Bids & Blues fundraiser to benefit Thrive Saturday at the Bo Thomas Auditorium on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Coalition launching fight against prescription drug abuse

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A coalition of health care providers, nonprofit agencies, educators and concerned parents will launch a countywide initiative next week to fight prescription abuse in Henderson County.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | non-profit organizations | crime | drug abuse | mental health

Henderson County Life

Healing Place moves to Fifth Avenue West

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The Healing Place has moved into the space that had been occupied by the United Way.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Life

Boys & Girls Club receives Taco Bell grant

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More than 100 local teenagers from the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County will benefit from a $10,300 grant awarded by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens.   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

Hendersonville Life

Literacy Council wins $150,000 grant

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The Blue Ridge Literacy Council has won a three-year grant of $150,000 to enhance its programs that teach adults to read.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

Teachers confront Christian School lawyer over fee

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Former Hendersonville Christian School employees and board members confronted the school's attorney over his fee for helping sell the school, saying his proposed $51,000 payment would deprive teachers of a fair settlement.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | Hendersonville Christian School property | Skip Goldsmith

Henderson County Life

Tourism agency approves grants

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The Henderson County Tourism Development Authority awarded $25,670 in grants on Tuesday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

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

Foundation accepting nominees for philanthropy award

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Nominations are being accepted for the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award, presented each year by the Community Foundation of Henderson County to honor a local philanthropist who makes a difference in our community.   Read Story »

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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 »

Tags: Volunteers | volunteerism | Athena Award | non-profit organizations | philanthropy | Annie Fritschner

Henderson County Life

Boys & Girls Club celebrates birthday with 'Roaring '20s' theme

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The Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County will celebrate two decades of mission milestones that have empowered thousands of Henderson County youth at the upcoming Celebration Dinner benefit at Champion Hills Club on June 1.   Read Story »

Tags: Boys & Girls Club | non-profit organizations | Tom Fazio | Sue Fazio | Dave Adams

Henderson County News

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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Hendersonville News

'Longest yard sale' set for Greenville Highway

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The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store has organized Hendersonville's own version of the miles-long yard sale, setting up a three-mile bargain hunter's paradise on Greenville Highway from the Village of Flat Rock to Spartanburg Highway Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Humane Society | non-profit organizations | fundraisers