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After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
GREENSBORO, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton has been chosen as one of 40 artists from the last 10 years chosen to show selected works at Winter Show 2014, a well-respected exhibition in North Carolina. The show opens with an exclusive 'First Choice' art credit event on Wednesday, Dec. 3; a 'Collector's Choice' ticketed fundraising event on Saturday, Dec. 6; and a free public offering on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2-5 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, N.C., the North Raleigh Ministries announced today. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving first announced in 2012 by the 92nd St. Y and the UN Foundation to encourage Conspicuous Compassion instead of Conspicuous Consumption during the holidays.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies LLC today announced that Viztek LLC, a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT's zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.
Seniors Safe at Home initiative is designed to remove impediments for Buncombe County’s adults who prefer aging in place
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. The initiative, 'Seniors Safe at Home,' results from the integration of multiple COA programs.
Fine artist Cindy Walton is recipient of two international award recognitions in the annual All Women Art Competition
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Fine artist Cindy Walton is the recipient of two international award recognitions in the annual 'All Women Art Competition,' by the Light Space and Time, an online art gallery. The awards confirm Walton's prestige as an emergent artist of significance in the national and international arenas.
GREENSBORO, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, of Asheville, N.C., shows selected works in 'Beneath the Surface,' her series at the Tyler White Gallery, 307 State Street, May 16-June 30, highlighted by a Lunch and Learn demonstration Friday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and attendance at the Artists' Reception from 5-8 p.m.
Elizabeth House, an in-patient care residence of the respected non-profit Four Seasons Compassion for Life, receives an interior redesign
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother's creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.
'Durham Symphony and All That Jazz' comes to Carolina Theater highlighting NC composer-of-the-year Steven Bryant
DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Helm Hammonds, has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program 'Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.'