Business Buzz: 11/30/22

November 30, 2022


AdventHealth Hendersonville has announced its Cancer Services team has received renewal of its three-year accreditation through The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Read more.


Eblen Charities, Ingles Markets, WLOS and iHeartMedia are teaming up for the 11th Annual Ingles Magical Christmas Toy Drive to help provide thousands of gifts to children this holiday season. The drive-through event will be held at the Ingles Store #31 at 151 Smokey Park Hwy, Asheville NC 28806. Hours for the Toy Drive are Thursday December 1st – 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday December 2nd – 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM, and Saturday December 3rd – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. They are accepting new, unwrapped toys, books, clothing, and gift cards, as well as monetary donations. For everyone who donates a $10 toy or makes a $10 minimum monetary donation, will be entered into a drawing for $2600 from Ingles Markets, that will be announced the following Monday on Star 104.3.  


AdventHealth has welcomed Rachel Bloomer, LCSW to her new role in the AdventHealth Medical Group Psychiatry at Medical Office Building* Bloomer is a licensed clinical social worker who provides individualized, outpatient therapy. Bloomer earned her bachelor’s degree in recreation and education from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. She then went on to earn her Master of Social Work degree from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. She has experience working in the clinical setting, as well as in program development and management. Read more.


Asheville Outlets has announced the opening of Lids, the sports retailer, continuing the company’s push for more brick-and-mortar locations across the country. Lids offers officially licensed gear from college teams to the pros and is the world’s largest retailer specializing in officially licensed, branded, and fashion headwear, with over 30 million hats sold annually. In addition, Lids’ signature Custom Zones allow consumers to custom-embroider a product of their choice in-store. 

Asheville Outlets has announced the opening of the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. From Ivy League classics and downtown styles to polished silhouettes with a chic, modern spirit and All-American sporting looks, Polo presents a vision that is stylish, timeless, and appealing to the whole family. The 6,074 square-foot Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store is located across from RH Outlet in Suite 348 and features the brand’s authentic signature styles for men and women, as well as accessories and home décor. 


Pisgah Legal Services is seeking to hire a Program Director of Pro Bono Services.  The Program Director of Pro Bono Services is a dynamic new attorney role to support the organization’s large and growing base of attorney volunteers through the Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer Program (MAVL) and the Emeritus Program (EAGLE) for retired attorneys. This position will be based out of their Asheville, NC office.  Salary ranges from $54,819 – $101,297, depending on experience.If anyone is interested in applying for this position, they can apply by going to