Business Buzz: 2/16/22

February 16, 2022


  • Mission Hospital was named among the 50 Best Hospitals in the US when Healthgrades Announced the 2022 America’s Best Hospitals last week. Mission Hospital was the only hospital in North Carolina to be on the Top 50 list, which puts Mission Hospital in the top 1% of the country for providing the highest clinical quality. Healthgrades awards recognize the top one, two and five percent of hospitals in the country for clinical excellence – providing consumers with resources to enhance their healthcare journey. Learn more here.
  • The Baby Place at AdventHealth Hendersonville has achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for bestowing this certification in the United States. This honor demonstrates that AdventHealth Hendersonville is adhering to the highest standards of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. These standards are built on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, a set of evidence-based practices recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for optimal infant feeding support in the precious first days of a newborn’s life. Learn more here.
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville has announced the newest member of its nursing support team to win the Sunflower Award is Ashley Jenkins, CNA, a member of the Behavioral Health Unit care team. Ashley is committed to providing safe, loving care to the patients of the Behavioral Health Unit. Her team members report that Ashley cares for the patients with respect and pride, always making sure they are well taken care of, mentally and physically. And they praise her support for the nursing staff and her upbeat attitude. Learn more here.


  • When you shop at the Asheville Habitat ReStores and round up your purchase to the nearest dollar, you don’t just support one non-profit, Asheville Habitat– you contribute to the work of a wide range of NPOs meeting myriad community needs. In 2021, thanks to the generosity of shoppers, $25,411 was raised through the Asheville Habitat Register Round Up program and donated to these thirteen non-profits: ABCCM Veteran’s Quarters, American Red Cross of WNC, Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC, Community Action Opportunities, Eagle Street Market Development Corp., Habitat for Humanity Guatemala, Haywood County Schools Foundation, Homeward Bound, MLK Jr. Association of Asheville & Buncombe County, National Alliance on Mental Illness – Western Carolina, Our Voice, Western Carolina Rescue Ministries and Working Wheels. Learn more about the impact of the Round Up Program here.


  • Julian Woods Retirement Community is holding a groundbreaking for their new resort-style, the independent living community next Wednesday, February 23 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing in Biltmore Village. The completion of the construction process will bring adults 55+ the comforts and conveniences of modern living without the hassle of upkeep. At this event, you can learn about the community from a short program over lunch and enjoy networking with local industry professionals. Staff will answer questions regarding the new community and share business partnering opportunities. Ivory Road Café & Kitchen will be providing boxed lunches and registration is requested. RSVP to Sean O’Neill today by calling 828-407-4000.
  • JM Leadership Development is holding a free, virtual workshop on Leadership Development on Friday, February 25 from 9 – 9:30 am! Are you a first-time manager looking to up-skill? Are you an inspiring leader looking to reskill? Or do you just want to generally grow your leadership influence? This is the workshop for you! Register here.