Buncombe County has opened the 2020-2021 application cycle of their Community Recreation Grants program. The grants are part of other countywide initiatives that help make Buncombe County a place everyone from infants and retirees has the opportunity to be strong, healthy, and successful. The program is intended to help community nonprofits make immediate improvements and jump start long term progress that aligns with the Buncombe 2025 plans. Grants range from $500-$6000, depending on the number of qualifying applicants.
The Magnetic Theatre will premier its next virtual show, The Jingler, on Saturday, September 19th at 7 pm. The Jingler is a dark comedy by performer Cameron Davis, and is guaranteed to have you laughing and thinking long after the curtain closes. The performance will be livestreamed, so you can join the fun from the comfort of your couch. Tickets are $15 per person for general admission, and special member pricing of $12 for up to 4 tickets. Learn more and sign up to see the show on the Magnetic Theatre’s website.
Emmy award-winning actor, director and singer/songwriter Jeff Daniels will perform in an intimate online concert streamed live exclusively for the Wortham Center, on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. The evening features original songs and personal stories from Daniels’ stage and movie career that only he can tell. The concert will be streamed live exclusively for the Wortham Center. Following the show is a 15-30 minute audience Q&A with Daniels. Get your ticket here.
Buncombe County has opened the 2020-2021 application cycle of their Community Recreation Grants program. The grants are part of other countywide initiatives that help make Buncombe County a place everyone from infants and retirees has the opportunity to be strong, healthy, and successful. The program is intended to help community nonprofits make immediate improvements and jump start long term progress that aligns with the Buncombe 2025 plans. Grants range from $500-$6000, depending on the number of qualifying applicants. Applications and guidelines are available online; applications are due at 5 p.m. on October 16th
AdventHealth Hendersonville is excited to expand access to primary care in Western North Carolina by welcoming Christina McCabe, MD, to its network of providers. Dr. McCabe is accepting new patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Mills River, where she will care for people of all ages. Dr. McCabe recently completed her residency in family medicine at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C., and is thrilled to return home to the mountains of Western North Carolina.
Following Governor Roy Cooper’s Phase 2.5 announcement allowing museums to open at up to 50% capacity, the Asheville Art Museum is scheduled to reopen to Museum members September 9 through 11, and to the public beginning September 12. The museum has instituted health and safety precautions including required face coverings, and timed tickets are required for entry which will be available beginning at 5pm on Friday, September 4 at ashevilleart.org.
Help Pardee UNC Health Care celebrate the opening of their new urgent care, orthopedic and physical therapy practices in Brevard, from wherever you happen to be, by joining their Facebook Live event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16th.
The Center for Massage is looking for licensed massage therapists to join their team. Friday and Saturday shifts are available. The Center for Massage offers a competitive pay structure depending on how many years of practice the applicant has. Interested? Head to their website.
Two non-negotiables in staying on track with your health are support, and immersion. Pure Wellness exists to offer exactly this through 24/7 on demand with livestreamed classes, education, and workshops. With 750+ yoga, meditation, functional movement, holistic health, food as medicine, and personal power options to choose from, your wellness journey will stay fresh and motivating. Join Pure Wellness for just $22/month for individuals!. Company memberships are also available.
With the U.S. economy already strained, and many Americans devastated both physically and mentally from COVID-19, National Fall Prevention Awareness couldn’t be more important this year. Better balance, better health. Fight the fall with National Fall Prevention Awareness Week from September 21st to September 25th. To better support the community, Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers will offer free fall risk screening assessments at all their locations.