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In The News : SECU Members Help Open the Doors for Buncombe County Teacher Campus

Globe Newswire 5/3117 ASHEVILLE – The dedication of the Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus drew a crowd of supporters to Asheville on Tuesday, applauding a housing initiative aimed at attracting and retaining teachers for Asheville City and Buncombe County schools. Representatives from State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) and SECU Foundation joined local leaders and educators for the official Ribbon Cutting of the 24-unit apartment complex, a collaborative effort between SECU Foundation, Asheville City and Buncombe County School Systems, Eblen Charities and Buncombe County. … Continue reading

In the News: Roy Williams Helps Celebrate New Teacher Housing

In the News: ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES 5/30/17 By: julie ball ASHEVILLE – UNC basketball coach Roy Williams helped celebrate the completion of new apartments aimed at providing a more affordable housing option for teachers in Asheville and Buncombe County schools. “Teachers don’t get paid enough period, so anything you can do to help their financial situation is going to help,” Williams said following a ribbon cutting ceremony outside the new Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus. • A new 24-unit apartment complex for teachers … Continue reading

n the News: Roy Williams Helps Celebrate New Teacher Housing

In the News: ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES 5/30/17 By: julie ball ASHEVILLE – UNC basketball coach Roy Williams helped celebrate the completion of new apartments aimed at providing a more affordable housing option for teachers in Asheville and Buncombe County schools. “Teachers don’t get paid enough period, so anything you can do to help their financial situation is going to help,” Williams said following a ribbon cutting ceremony outside the new Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus. • A new 24-unit apartment complex for teachers … Continue reading

In the News: Headlock on Hunger Co-Founders Make WWE History

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WILLIAMS / BALDWIN TEACHER CAMPUS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY THIS WEEK

Just seven months since the first bulldozer started up one of the most unique community partnerships is ready to open its doors and will help bring and retain quality teachers to our community with an historic ribbon cutting ceremony this Tuesday. The Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus, a 24 unit apartment complex will provide newly constructed 2 bedroom/2 bath apartments for approximately $915 a month for teachers in the Buncombe County and Asheville City School Systems. The campus is named in honor … Continue reading

ARBY’S / EBLEN JOYFULL HOLIDAYS AT HOME CONTINUES TO EXPAND SUMMER PROGRAM TO BATTLE CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN WNC

Summer vacation is the time of year that most students look forward to as homework, tests, and classes give way to sleeping late, swimming, and relaxing days in the sun. But for far too many students, summer vacation means only one thing and that is the fear that they will not have enough to eat during their time away from school. One in five children in our community struggle with hunger each day and many times the meals they receive … Continue reading

WILLIAMS / BALDWIN TEACHER CAMPUS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY NEXT TUESDAY

A unique partnership that will help bring and retain quality teachers to our community will open its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 30th. The Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus, a 24 unit apartment complex will provide newly constructed 2 bedroom/2 bath apartments for approximately $915 a month for teachers in the Buncombe County and Asheville City School Systems. The campus is named in honor of Roy and Wanda Williams and Buddy and Rosa Lee Baldwin, area educators that … Continue reading

BUILDING FUTURE BUILDERS CAMPS SET FOR JUNE 21-23

The Asheville / Buncombe County community is known for a great many things: beautiful mountains, an eclectic mix of traditional mountain crafts and modern artists, a wonderful diversity of music, theater, outdoor adventures, and history. But the past decade or so has seen our community’s doors opening wide and gaining world recognition to the many restaurants and culinary achievements western North Carolina has to offer. This year the students of Buncombe County will again have a new way to have … Continue reading

HICKORY TAVERN TO HOST BRAD JOHNSON CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC RECEPTION THIS WEEK

We are just two days away from Asheville’s most anticipated golf tournament that not only has brought companies, sponsors, national and world renowned celebrities, and friends together for the past 28 years, but has also touched hundreds of thousands of lives of families in times of need. Beginning in 1990 the Verizon Wireless / Brad Johnson Celebrity Golf Classic has served as Eblen Charities’ signature event, and it was this event that gave the work of Eblen its start. The … Continue reading

DIRECTOR, WRITER, ACTOR, ENTREPRENEUR TYLER PERRY AMOUNG SPEAKERS AT ANDREW INSTITUTE / KELLER WILLIAMS/ AVL TECHNOLOGIES LEADERCAST THIS FRIDAY

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 5th, 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 Church in south Asheville. No matter where we find ourselves, we are … Continue reading