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EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS REFRESH LEADERSHIP SIMULCAST BRINGS INSPIRATION, MOTIVATION TO WNC

The leaders and aspiring leaders in our community will have a tremendous opportunity as Express Employment Professionals is once again bringing one of the most anticipated leadership events of the year back to our community this week. On Wednesday, October 24th, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will once again host Express Personnel Professionals as they present a half-day leadership event that is again being offered to the individuals, companies, and organizations as part of the Leadercast sponsorship package this year. During … Continue reading

AVADIM HEALTH / HEATH SHULER FALL GOLF INVITATIONAL EVENTS SET FOR MONDAY-TUESDAY

This Monday and Tuesday, one of western North Carolina’s premier events will once again take to the links at the Cliff’s at Walnut Cove to benefit Eblen Charities and the families they serve as our community comes together to reach out to those in need. On October 23rd, Eblen Charities will again welcome our long-time friends and partners Avadim Health as they present the Heath Shuler Fall Golf Invitational for the second year as they continue their outreach to the … Continue reading

To All Those Who Have Gone Before Us

I was asked to speak a few years ago at a small memorial service remembering the students, faculty, and staff of T C Roberson High School who had passed away. The service was part of a multi-class reunion held during a home coming weekend. Being an alumnus of Roberson, I felt honored by the invitation and surprised to see how many graduates came from across the five decades that Roberson had been in existence to honor their friends and classmates … Continue reading

The Walk Brings Community Together to Help Those in Need This Fall

If you missed the 18th Annual Walk, Run, or Roll this past Saturday at A-B Tech, well you just missed one of the most exciting, fun, and best attend events in Eblen’s history. Hundreds upon hundreds of walkers came together on the beautiful campus of A-B Tech in a somewhat chilly morning to help ensure that the children, adults, and families that Eblen Charities serves each day. Top walk teams this year include: Avery’s Creek Elementary School, Kimmel and Associates, … Continue reading

EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS REFRESH LEADERSHIP SIMULCAST RETURNS TO INSPIRE

We are just a week away from one of the most anticipated leadership events in western North Carolina as the Express Employment Professionals Refresh Leadership Simulcast is once again bringing the best in leadership education to our community to current and aspiring leaders alike. On Wednesday, October 24th, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will again host Express Personnel Professionals as they present a half-day leadership event that is again being offered to the individuals, companies, and organizations as part of the … Continue reading

REFRESH LEADERSHIP SIMULCAST READY TO INSPIRE October 24th

The leaders and aspiring leaders in our community will have a tremendous opportunity as Express Employment Professionals is once again bringing one of the most anticipated leadership events of the year back to our community this week. On Wednesday, October 24th, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will once again host Express Personnel Professionals as they present a half-day leadership event that is again being offered to the individuals, companies, and organizations as part of the Leadercast sponsorship package this year. During … Continue reading

The Walk, Run, and Roll Steps Out at A-B Tech This Saturday

October has a special meaning to all of us in our mountains. The air becomes crisp, leaves begin to turn to a bright pallet of color against the sky, and Friday nights along with Saturday and Sunday afternoons are filled with football. But October has an additional meaning to all of us that have been involved with Eblen Charities. The crisp air and bright autumn colors put us into high gear for events and campaigns to help raise funds to … Continue reading

Here’s to the Crazy Ones- Remembering Steve Jobs

It has been seven years this past week since the world lost Steve Jobs, innovator, agitator, businessman, marketer, rebel, husband, father, and co-founder of  Apple. Inc. He changed the way millions of us communicate, listen to music, watch TV and movies, learn, and look at things in this world. He was 56 years old. Some time ago a friend told me how Eblen Charities continued to surprise her and so many others, and had for the past number of years. … Continue reading

Eblen Charities Saint Nicholas Project Begins Sign Ups This Monday, October 1st

It may seem a bit early to be talking about Christmas, but in a quick look at the calendar Christmas is only 13 weeks away. That is a long time for some, but for so many families who have been calling these past few weeks, Christmas is much closer than they wish. Eblen Charities has been receiving a great number of calls daily from anxious parents hoping to provide a wonderful and memorable holiday for their children. These wonderful families … Continue reading

Andrew Institute / Headlock on Hunger Presents Inaugural NWCA CEO Leadership Academy

No matter where it is- in business, education, public service, or athletics, everything rises and falls on its leadership. That has been the guiding premise for the past decade of the Andrew Institute Institute for Leadership and Public Service that has brought world renowned leaders into our community that not only brought their thoughts, expertise, and encouragement to established and aspiring leaders but focuses on the most important part of leadership – serving others. This Saturday, the Andrew Institute for … Continue reading