Category Archives: Events

BATTER UP – EBLEN TEAMS WITH ASHEVILLE TOURIST CHILDREN’S FUND TO EXPAND IF THE SHOE FITS PROGRAM

If there is one thing that ushers in spring in our mountains besides the welcome warm weather and the beautiful flowers that adorn our mountains, it is a return to the baseball diamond at historic McCormick Field. When the Asheville Tourist Baseball team takes to the field, we know that spring has finally arrived and with that another wonderful outreach that touches the lives of thousands of families each year. Ten years ago, Eblen Charities began a tremendous partnership with … Continue reading

Cary Lohrenz to Speak at Keller Williams -Avadim Technologies – Andrew Institute Leadercast May 4th

On Friday, May 4th Keller Williams Realty, Avadim Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature nine of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Cary Lohrenz -U.S. Navy Pilot, Speaker & … Continue reading

Kat Cole to Speak at Keller Williams -Andrew Institute- Avadim Technologies Leadercast May 4th

On Friday, May 4th Keller Williams Realty , Avadim Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Kat Cole -Group President at FOCUS … Continue reading

Eblen Charities Featured at TEDX/Riverton Conference in Salt Lake City

Eblen Charities co-founder and executive director William Murdock was featured as the keynote speaker on Thursday, March 22nd at the TED-X / Riverton Conference in Riverton, Utah. Murdock spoke on the work of Eblen Charities, the Eblen Center for Social Enterprise, and on his latest best selling book “Find Your Own Calcutta-Living a Life of Service and Meaning in a Selfish World” published by Westbow Press a division of Harper/Collins. “Bill was a natural choice to close the TEDxRiverton event. … Continue reading

SOCON Basketball Tournament Helps Put Food on the Table for WNC Families

(Asheville, NC) Even though the Southern Conference Basketball Championships have concluded for the 2018 season, their mark on our community will continue long after the nets have been taken down and the teams and their legion of fans have returned home. But it is not just the excitement and dollars that the SOCON once again brought into our community, but their outreach to those in need in our community that sets them apart from any other conference championship. For the … Continue reading

Joe Torre to Speak at Keller Williams -Andrew Institute Leadercast May 4th

On Friday, May 4th Keller Williams Realty, Avadim Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Jose Torre – Legendary Baseball Manager Joe … Continue reading

Andy Stanley to Speak at Keller Williams – AVL Technologies-Andrew Institute Leadercast May 4th

On Friday, May 4th Keller Williams Realty , AVL Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Andy Stanley – Communicator, author and … Continue reading

MAE JEMISON – FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE TO SPEAK AT EIGHTH ANNUAL LEADERCAST – ASHEVILLE MAY 4TH

The world is looking for great leaders to follow. In order to become those leaders to the outside, we have to lead ourselves first. We must walk the walk. It’s like the flight attendants tell us: “Please remember to wear your own oxygen mask before helping others.” Leadercast -Asheville will once again return to the mountains this spring to focus on in order to lead others, you must first be able to lead yourself.. How do you lead yourself effectively? … Continue reading

WWE Hall of Famers Jim Ross and Jimmy Garvin Join Ingles / Eblen Headlock on Hunger Food Drive June 29th

Press Release  For Immediate Release: 6-9-15 SECOND ANNUAL INGLES / EBLEN HEADLOCK ON HUNGER FOOD DRIVE FEATURES WWE HALL of FAMERS TO HELP BATTLE CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN WNC JUNE 29TH (Asheville, NC) On Wednesday, June 29th World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars and Hall of Fame Members will join Ingles Markets and Eblen Charities for the Second Annual Headlock on Hunger Food Drive to benefit the Ingles / Eblen Food for Thought Program sponsored by Ingles Markets, iHeart Media, the Asheville Citizen-Times, … Continue reading

APPLE CO-FOUNDER STEVE WOZNIAK AMOUNG SPEAKERS AT THIS YEAR’S ANDREW INSTITUTE / KELLER WILLIAMS LEADERCAST

All the planning is done, details set, and hundreds of tickets have been sold for the most anticipated annual leadership event in western North Carolina. This Friday, May 6th, Keller Williams, AVL Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again bring some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Sixth Annual Leadercast – Asheville at Biltmore Baptist Church in south Asheville. No matter where we find ourselves, we … Continue reading