RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ninety-two years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, North Carolina Rep. Carla Cunningham says she is ready to bring it back to life, according to the Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women.
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FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
GASTONIA, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 10,000 attended the hottest food festival and competition yet, Zest Fest 2015, where over 160 spiciest exhibitors were challenged to stand out in the fast-growing market of spicy foods and hot sauces. The father and son team, Elijah’s Xtreme(TM) Ghost Pepper Sauce, based in Gastonia, N.C., proved they have something special by winning 1st Place – Hot Sauce in the coveted Peoples Choice Award.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., announced today that its current president, Bill George became President Emeritus, effective February 1, 2015; Lance Collette will become the 4th President of Eagle Transport; Herb Evans will become Vice Chairman of the Board, and Joe Duncan is named Senior VP Finance/CFO.
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter’s contributions to the profession.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and intuitive counselor David Swing says gnomes, elves and other fairies are found not just in Europe, but also in the United States and other countries around the world. He has written about his experiences with fairies in his books, ‘Gnomes in the Garden’ (ISBN: 978-0974239408) and ‘The Celtic Owl’ (ISBN: 978-0974239415).
PINEHURST, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-fructose corn syrup, a changing sugar industry, and practical leadership methods weave an absorbing tale of business, family, social responsibility, and commitment in this important business memoir written by Doug Lapins. ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN 978-0-9905995-0-0; paper; Foursome Press) chronicles the changes, challenges, and guiding principles of a thirty year stellar corporate career.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. is proud to be a Clean Energy business and EPA Green Power Partner. By supporting local wind and solar projects through national clean energy provider, Arcadia Power, we are helping to reduce America’s dependence on non sustainable and environmentally unfriendly fuels. This is an important way to make our workplace a better place and to encourage other businesses to consider reducing their carbon imprint.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,’ on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Monday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, 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.
RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. announces that co-researchers Dr. Karen Mastroianni and Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker published new research findings, in the Taylor and Francis Journal, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. The qualitative study, ‘Do Work Relationships Matter? Characteristics of Workplace Interactions That Enhance or Detract From Employee Perceptions of Well-Being and Health Behaviors,’ explored the influence of workplace climate on well-being and health behaviors.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), 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.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101,’ will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU.
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting is pleased to announce that Intacct, a leader in cloud-based accounting software, has named the company a Premier Partner. The purpose of the Premier Partner distinction is to acknowledge Intacct partners who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to providing and supporting Intacct.
RALEIGH, N.C., July 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting has been selected by the Carolina Hurricanes to implement cloud-based Intacct Financial Accounting, the company announced today. The Carolina Hurricanes will use Intacct to track the financials of the franchise, each home game, as well as other entertainment events held at PNC Arena.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. ‘Celebrates 50 Years’ with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a ‘Bitter Pill Rally’ Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women’s rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women’s rights at the state and national levels.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new ‘Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice’ campaign. Through one patient’s personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of ‘We Honor Veterans,’ a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.