Pardee Hospital Foundation put on a fabulous Black Tie Gala this year to benefit Pardee's rapidy expanding cardiovascular program. The crowd had a blast wining and dining and dancing, and the Physician and Philanthropist of the Year were named. The gala, which was held on June 16, brought in nearly 400 attendees and $132,376! We had a great time. See more details here.
We love working with Agribusiness Henderson County. We were especially happy to hear the recent announcement that "a new greenhouse facility is set to bring as many as 150 jobs to Henderson County, with an investment that could total $69 million. Lakeside Produce plans to establish the largest greenhouse operation in North Carolina on land just outside Mills River." This is great news for the county and for AgHC!
Mountain Roots has been running camps and outdoor programs in Transylvania County since 2012. As an outdoor-education based nonprofit, Mountain Roots accomplishes its mission to provide discovery and outdoor learning experiences all year long through school-based programming as well as day camps.
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With the help of STAND T.A.L.L., the HPD acquired its latest K-9. Sunny, a 2-year old Belgian Malinois, completed multi-day training last month.
“If it weren’t for the wonderful people at STAND T.A.L.L.,” Laite said, “this would never have been possible. That would have left our department with only one patrol K-9 available for duty.”
STAND T.A.L.L. is a project of the Sentinel Patriot Club, a North Carolina nonprofit that works to raise awareness of the importance of good communications and relationships between law enforcement and members of the community
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Now that we have your attention, we are delighted that our client Team ECCO has had an impressive 2,000 lb shark tank installed. It's been a big undertaking but they are definitely up to the task! Recently they did a photoshoot with some community members, thanking them for the support they have given the project. If you haven't checked out the new tank, please do so! Other updates have been made, as well. Team ECCO Aquarium & Shark Lab is on Main Street in Downtown Hendersonville. Check out their website for hours and info here.