OM Sanctuary opening in Asheville, NC with ribbon-cutting ceremony
OM Sanctuary is expected to become the premier potential center in the Southeast, hosting programs and events led by the leading presenters in holistic education and bring approximately 57 new jobs to the area.
ASHEVILLE, NC -- OM Sanctuary, a non-profit holistic education retreat center, will be celebrating their next phase of development with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The center is located in Asheville, NC.
The ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and will take place between 4-6:30 p.m. on site at 87 Richmond Hill Drive in Asheville. Festivities will follow the ceremony including food, refreshments, a raffle and door prizes from local businesses and a short presentation.
Special guests include County Commissioner David Gantt, music by classical guitarist Timothy Ballard and the Sahara Peace Choir and a tribute from renowned architect, author and OM Sanctuary Advisory Board Member Sarah Susanka. Mayor Terry Bellamy has also been invited.
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Six TVA trails getting a facelift on National Trails Day
KNOXVILLE -- Six trails located in Tennessee and Alabama will be getting a facelift by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Saturday, June 1. That is National Trails Day, and volunteers are encouraged to participate.
One of the projects includes the 1.5-mile Buck Island Trail on Guntersville Reservoir in Alabama. The trail was partially destroyed by a tornado in spring 2011. The trail will be rerouted and improved with new signage and a litter cleanup.
A Boy Scout troop will help TVA staff install a new kiosk at the scenic Watauga Overlook Trail at Watauga Reservoir near Elizabethton, TN. The kiosk will direct visitors with a large, color map at the trailhead near the Visitor Center.
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Get your Burrito on and help the Volunteer Ministry Center
KNOXVILLE -- Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Cantina is inviting everyone to a “Burrito Benefit” at its new Cedar Bluff location in front of Academy Sports on Tuesday, May 28, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Salsarita’s Cedar Bluff will donate 100 percent of burrito sales to Volunteer Ministry Center
to support programs that serve Knoxville’s homeless population.
“Salsarita’s invests in each community it serves, and we continue to look for new ways to give back and improve the areas that support us,” said H.P. Patel, Salsarita’s Knoxville franchise owner. “Hospitality is a core value at Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, and through donation days and volunteer efforts, we hope to help families overcome homelessness.”
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