Kids in the Crossnore School and Children’s Home foster care program can look forward to a merrier Christmas this year, thanks to donations from AdventHealth and members of local churches who pitched in to fill their wishlists. Volunteers spent this past week loading vans and distributing the gifts to the kids in the Crossnore program. The Crossnore School offers community-based family foster care, as well as outpatient and school-based clinical services. In total, they serve more than 1000 children.
If you own a business in North Carolina, you may not be aware that you need to list your business assets with the Assessor’s Office. Business assets like furniture, fixtures, and equipment used to produce income are required to be listed with the Assessor in January of each year. The listing period begins January 1, and must be completed by the end of the month. There are late penalties if your assets are filed after January 31, so make sure to finish on time. Listing forms and instructions may be found online, and the Tax Assessor’s Office is happy to answer any questions over the phone at 828-250-4930.
Asheville Chamber memberRiverLink has received a surprise challenge match from Patagonia! Patagonia will match all donations made to Riverlink this month up to a program maximum of $10 million. Riverlink is a local nonprofit that promotes the environmental and economic vitality of the French Broad River as a place to live, work, and play. They accomplish this through conservation easements, greenway development, youth outreach and education, adaptive reuse of historic structures, and organizing volunteers. Contribute to the match challenge here.
Charles DePaolo, M.D., has joined the tfeam at Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, which is a division of Pardee UNC Health Care. Dr. DePaolo is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, and specializes in joint reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, and will see patients at all five Southeastern Sports Medicine locations.
Dr. Denise Ingram has joined the Family Health Centers of Asheville, Arden, and Hominy Valley. Dr. Ingram earned her B.A. in Biology from UNC Asheville and her medical degree from UNC Chapel Hill. She is board-certified in Family Medicine, and looks forward to welcoming new patients at the Family Health Center’s Arden location this coming February.
Kids in the Crossnore School and Children’s Home foster care program can look forward to a merrier Christmas, thanks to donations from AdventHealth and members of local churches who filled their Christmas wish lists. The Crossnore School offers community-based family foster care, as well as outpatient and school-based clinical services. In total, they serve more than 1000 children.
Friday Staffing Services has 20 immediate openings for work in Fletcher. The position has great benefits that kick in immediately, including paid time off for the Christmas holiday. Check out their website for more information.
Do you dream of owning your own home in Asheville, but don’t know how you could afford it? Habitat For Humanity is now accepting applications for its affordable home ownership program. The program aims to help local residents who earn 70% of less of the area median income. They will be holding information sessions throughout the month of January to learn more. Get details online or by calling them at 828-251-5702.
A Swannanoa Solstice has returned for its 17th year of Appalachian folk and world music. Renowned artists Al Petteway, Amy White, Robin Bullock, David Holt and other special guests have joined forces to ring in the holidays in Asheville at the Diana Wortham Theatre on Sunday, December 22. Tickets are available on their website.