Christine Robinson

GRINDfest is back! Come Get Your Grind On

Grindfest is back for its second year. This free 4-day event celebrates the success of Black entrepreneurs and business owners in Asheville, It is a block-party style event that will take place at 8 River Arts Place during the weekend of May 27-30

Inaugural Asheville Ideas Fest Hosted by UNCA

UNC Asheville is hosting the 1st annual Asheville Ideas Fest, a gathering of influential thought leaders to discuss ideas for a better future.

Honor Flight Vet, “It was the Greatest Day of my Life!”

Veterans on Blue Ridge Honor Flight arrive home to a “Heroes Welcome.” 

Appalachian Pastel Society Hosts NC Statewide Exhibition

Appalachian Pastel Society hosts the 2022 NC Statewide Pastel Exhibition with internationally known juror Michael Chesley Johnson. 

HonorAir Flies Again!

Blue Ridge Honor Flight brings dignity, healing, and closure for WWII, Korean, and Vietnam vets. These vets will be honored in D.C. at their respective memorials, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then receive a heroes welcome when they come home that evening. Everyone is invited. 

Children’s Welfare League Gala Helps Vulnerable Students

The Children’s Welfare League holds a grand fundraising Gala each spring to help disadvantaged high school students to stay in school and create a better life, and you can help.