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Farm-to-Table event to benefit FEAST's cooking and garden education in Asheville Area Schools

Sunny Point Café, Oskar Blues Brewery and Riverbend Malt House are teaming up for a farm-to-table dining experience to benefit FEAST cooking and garden education in Asheville area schools and after school programs. FEAST in the Sunny Point Garden is a ticketed event happening on Monday, August 7, 2017, from 5:30-8:00pm.

Each $50 ticket includes a delicious dinner buffet featuring locally raised pork dishes, farm-fresh sides, Sunny Point signature desserts and a selection of Oskar Blues beers all served in the middle of Sunny Point’s own lush on-site garden.

FEAST in the Sunny Point Garden is limited to 100 people, so purchasing tickets ahead of time is recommended. Purchase tickets online at eventbrite.com. Sales of tickets directly support FEAST in their mission to provide garden and cooking education for all.

Live music provided throughout the evening by members of Tellico. Tellico's sound is a blend of traditional bluegrass and old-time material, along with original songs, combining to form an unique Appalachiacana sound.


This event is rain or shine. In case of inclement weather the event will move from the Sunny Point Café garden to the restaurant.

Spread the word with this poster or share our Facebook post.

Gentle Mothering's Clases Prenatales
We all know the challenge of making it to a series of classes. The YWCA of Asheville is trying to make childbirth classes more accessible to Latina mothers with a one-day Saturday class. This 6-hour class will be taught by a native Spanish speaker and doula entirely in Spanish.

The class will cover key aspects of labor, delivery, and breastfeeding. Information will be provided on topics such as what to expect during stages of pregnancy, preparing for mental and physical changes, stages of labor and delivery, medical and non-medical approaches for comfort and pain management, information about possible medical interventions, what to expect after delivery and breast-feeding basics. There will also be opportunities to practice comfort measures and positions and breathing strategies for labor.

The class has not been scheduled yet because the YWCA wants to ensure they meet the needs of as many women as possible.

Please spread the word and have interested women contact the YWCA at (828) 708-7993.
 Click here to download the flyer.

Backpacking Brothers
Our VOICE is accepting applications for their Backpacking Brothers summer program for middle school boys.  This 4-day outdoor program was developed to engage young men ages 11-14 in shifting attitudes, beliefs and behaviors around sexual violence.  The program is held in Pisgah National Forest and includes backpacking and other outdoor and experiential activities to learn about healthy relationships, boundary-setting and consent with a goal of building self-confidence, dismantling gender stereotypes, and empowering young people to take ownership of their bodies and their identities in an outdoor setting.

This year’s program dates will be:
  • July 17-21, 2017
  • August 14-18, 2017
If you know someone that would be a good fit for this program please reach out to Katie May, Program Coordinator at katiem@ourvoicenc.org or 828-252-0562 ext. 111.
ABIPA's 10th Father's Day "Gift" Health Screening
ABIPA is hosting it's 10th annual Fathers Day "Gift" Free Prostate Cancer and Know Your Numbers Screening
When: Saturday June 17th 8:00 am - 12:00 noonWhere: The Edington Center located at 133 Livingston St. Reservations are required so call 828-251-8364 to make your appointment today. Please note this is a fasting screening and breakfast will be provided.


Job Postings:  

Buncombe Partnership for Children is looking for a Fund Development Coordinator.  
This individual will oversee fundraising and be responsible for directing a successful, comprehensive fundraising program including the development of an annual fund development plan, which builds on BPFC’s previous fundraising efforts. The Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, Finance & Contracts Manager and Chair of the Fund Development Committee.  

Click here for the full job description and information on how to apply.

Our VOICE seeks a full time Intake Coordinator
This individual will serve as first point of contact for survivors of sexual assault seeking support from the Buncombe County Family Justice Center.  Our VOICE strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ individuals, those with disabilities, and those with working class backgrounds to apply.  Spanish speaking a plus! Cover letter and resume must be submitted in PDF format to:  rvoice@ourvoicenc.org Our VOICE is an EOE.  No phone calls please. 
Visit their website for the full job description 

NC Cooperative Extension is hiring an Extension Associate to support the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)and SNAP-Ed Programs
This 2 federal funded programs provide provides nutrition education to low-income families with young children, pregnant women, and school-aged youth and are operated out of NC State University. This position will be based in Mills River and will serve 11 Western North Carolina Counties, including Buncombe.
Click here for a complete job description and information on how to apply.

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is hiring a Healthy Communities Liaison
The Healthy Campus Liaison is a newly created position and this individual will be responsible for coordinating the development of the vision and mission for UNC Asheville’s Healthy Campus 2020 Initiative.
Click here for a complete job description and information on how to apply.

Helpmate, Inc., a domestic violence agency in Asheville, North Carolina, seeks to hire a Bilingual Case Manager
This is a full-time, non-exempt position providing case management, advocacy and support to domestic violence survivors. Fluency in English and Spanish is required as well as strong communication and crisis management skills. Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in social work or related field, with preference for experience in domestic violence or related field, or a commensurate combination of work and experience. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Email resume and cover letter to HelpmateAsheville@gmail.com with “Bilingual Case Manager” in the subject line.

Children First Community in Schools is looking for a Finance Coordinator
This position is split between two partner organizations; 2/3 with Children First/CIS and 1/3 of The Mediation Center. The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of all bookkeeping and accounting activities for Children First/Communities In Schools and The Mediation Center. This will include all financial reporting for the Children First/CIS Project POWER/AmeriCorps program.

Click here for more information

Pisgah Legal Services has several job openings

PLS is also advertising for a Healthcare & Public Benefits Law Attorney and HIFS Program Director, an Immigration Law Attorney and a Domestic Violence Attorney. Visit http://www.pisgahlegal.org/free-legal-services/non-profit-jobs

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