The City of Asheville’s printed copies of 2020 Festivals and Events booklet for Outdoor Public Spaces is now available. This publication is useful for small businesses, vendors, and sponsors that plan to connect with event promoters and event organizers on shared projects. The booklet shows the wide range of events and festivals in public spaces for visitors as well, and reinforces the City Council’s commitment to supporting a diverse community. There are copies of this guide available in the Visitor Center here at the Asheville Chamber.
The National Association of Social Workers North Carolina has named Elizabeth Vogler, MSW, Ph.D., the 2020 Social Worker of the Year. Dr. Vogler is professor of social work and chair of the department of social work at Mars Hill University. The NASW-NC Social Worker of the Year Award is an annual award given to a social work professional who has demonstrated commendable social work practice and involvement with NASW and other professional, civic, and community organizations. Congrats, Dr. Vogler!
Asheville mayor Esther E. Manheimer will present the Annual State of the City address in partnership with the Rotary Club on February 13th. If you have always been interested in Rotary, now is the perfect time to visit, hear a phenomenal update from a city leader, and learn more about what the Rotary Club does in Asheville. Doors open at noon with lunch served at 12:30pm.
Grafton City Hospital in Grafton, West Virginia is the newest addition to Capstone Health Alliance. Capstone will provide Grafton City Hospital with opportunities to receive best practice supplies at a cost-efficient price to treat their patients more effectively. Capstone Health Alliance is a Fletcher-based regional group of healthcare members.
There is a new scholarship available to Carolina Day School prospective students. The Nancy Owen Cecil Scholarship Award, funded through a permanent endowment recently established by George Cecil at The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, is the largest scholarship created by a donor in the school’s history. The renewable four-year scholarship is for new students with financial need who have met the school’s admission criteria for ninth grade. The scholarship covers extracurricular expenses too, and will be open for applications for the 2020-2021 school year. For information about the scholarship, call the school at 828-407-4442.
National Wiper Alliance announced their collaboration with Gelest, Inc. to enhance their newly introduced Quat Keeper food service towels. The towels are available in a variety of colors and fiber blends, including all-natural compostable fibers. Quat is an ammonium compound that cleans towels but does not provide protection against odor, bacterial, and mold growth; however, thanks to Gelest’s Biosafe antimicrobial technology, this new line of towels will protect against quat depletion and create a safer option for food service towels.
Josh Teague, a licensed North Carolina attorney with more than 12 years of experience, has joined Capua Law as part of its ongoing regional growth strategy. Founding attorney Paul Capua states: “I am very pleased to have Josh join our team. He is a skilled trial lawyer with extensive courtroom experience, and we look forward to bringing those skills into our firm.” Capua Law focuses on construction, business and employment law and has offices in North Carolina and Florida.
AdventHealth Hendersonville is adding to its team of primary care physicians to meet the growing health and wellness needs of the communities it serves and is excited to welcome Nicole Groves, MD, to AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatrics at Medical Office Building in Hendersonville. This care team provides whole-person care – body, mind and spirit – to children from birth through adolescence to help them feel whole throughout their childhood years.
The City of Asheville’s printed copies of 2020 Festivals and Events booklet for Outdoor Public Spaces is now available. This publication is useful for small businesses, vendors, and sponsors that plan to connect with even promoters and event organizers on shared projects. The booklet shows the wide range of events and festivals in public spaces for visitors as well, and reinforces the City Council’s commitment to supporting a diverse community. There are copies of this guide available in the Visitor Center here at the Asheville Chamber.
Biltmore Farms and Pardee UNC Health Care are excited to announce their collaboration to build upon the culture of wellness and to positively impact Biltmore Farm’s employee health. Pardee@Work, a division of the larger company, was asked to engage with Biltmore Farms to implement an online employee wellness portal and wellness initiative. Biltmore Farms Wellness Program includes a multitude of health initiatives to assist employees in achieving their whole health and wellness goals. Learn more on the Biltmore Farms website.