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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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Pardee seeks volunteers for patient safety help

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Season of Giving: Find your passion and volunteer

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Volunteer profile: Patsy Farmer Jones, Pardee Foundation

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Volunteer profile: John Bell, Community Foundation of Henderson County

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Volunteer profile: Chuck White, Thrive

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Volunteer profile: Michael Willey, United Way

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Volunteer profile: Carla Duncan, Boys & Girls Club

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Volunteer profile: Sandy Brown, Garden Cafe, Pardee Hospital

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Volunteer profile: Gordian “Bo” Boteilho, Interfaith Assistance Ministry

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Volunteer profile: Bob Winters, The Storehouse

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Volunteer profile: Laura Cline

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Volunteer profile: Becky Varnadore

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Season of Giving in this week's Lightning

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600 volunteers get schools ready in Day of Action

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More than 600 community volunteers came together to work on 44 service projects at 23 Henderson County schools as part of United Way of Henderson County’s annual Day of Action on Friday.   Read Story »

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Season of Giving: 'Impact a child, impact a lifetime'

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Season of Giving: Volunteering extends your youth

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Season of Giving: 'Philanthropy is planned, longterm intent'

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Season of Giving: Retiring later, boomers are getting around to donating

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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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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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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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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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North Carolina Award accepting nominations

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 North Carolina Awards, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state and awarded by the governor, through Friday, April 24   Read Story »

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LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Church youth group packs meals for hungry

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Sharon Mendolsohn looked out at the gathering of 55 teenagers in T-shirts and jeans filling plastic bags to feed the hungry and declared it a good scene.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Life

Couple sounds alarm on human trafficking

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Like a lot of people, Bob and Fran German have always enjoyed travel. Unlike most travelers, they didn't settle for sightseeing.   Read Story »

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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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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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Volunteers hammer, paint and weed in Day of Caring

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Almost 300 volunteers fanned out across Henderson County on Friday to put in more than 1,800 hours of volunteer work during the United Way's annual Day of Caring.   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 »

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Henderson County Business

United Way toasts Rising Leaders

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Henderson County's up-and-coming leaders in business and civic life graduated from a program that teaches about non-profit service and immediately went on job interviews.   Read Story »

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