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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from North Carolina (N.C.), USA.

Massey Consulting announces their 2014 ‘Make Your Beans Count’ series webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms

RALEIGH, N.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massey Consulting, a North Carolina-based accounting software reseller, is pleased to announce the release of their 2014 webinar schedule for CPAs and CPA Firms, entitled ‘Make Your Beans Count.’ This webinar series is designed to present a variety of educational topics for CPAs.

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Learn to Protect Assets and Earnings Now by Planning for the Future at Four Seasons Seminar

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That’s why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor ‘Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,’ a free seminar, on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.

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Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of ‘A Unified Presence’ March 22

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.

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Jazz Vocalist Lenora Helm Hammonds to Perform in Concert with Durham Symphony Orchestra under Direction of Maestro William Henry Curry

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly 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.’

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Callie Walston joins Four Seasons Compassion for Life Development Department

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. A lifetime resident of Asheville, Buncombe County, Walston holds a 2006 bachelor’s degree in communications from Appalachian State University, and is a 2002 graduate of North Buncombe High School.

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Rotary Club of Asheville hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ an annual auction benefit, Saturday, January 25

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rotary Club of Asheville, hosts ‘Casino Rotary Royale: Live and Let Bid,’ its annual foundation benefit auction, at the Renaissance Asheville on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6-10 p.m.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina’s Aging Population in the 2014 New Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina’s population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it’s Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one’s long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. ‘January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,’ says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Ron Fisher, M.D., Honored for Commitment to the Growth of Hospice and Palliative Care in Western North Carolina

SYLVA, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respected physician and western North Carolina hospice and palliative care pioneer Ron Fisher, M.D., will be honored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Highlands, peers and colleagues as he retires as medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, after 27 years of distinguished service.

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The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.

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Fearrington House Executive Chef and Wine Director Receive Rising Stars Awards from StarChefs

FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, South Carolina. StarChefs is the award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.

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Mountain Home Care’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’ Honors Everyday Heroes, Dual Roles

ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Mountain Home Care’s 10th anniversary observance of November’s National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ That’s why, in an informal, family-style reception themed ‘Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,’ Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company’s owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.

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Four Seasons Chaplain and Grief Counselor Michael Lee Shares 10 Ways to Cope with Loss During the Holidays

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who have recently lost a loved one may find Thursday’s ritual of Thanksgiving and the onslaught of the holiday season to be constant reminders of their loss. ‘In order to cope, it’s important to meet grief where it is,’ says expert Michael Lee, a chaplain and grief counselor with the western North Carolina offices of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Father Junipero Serra, California Icon, Celebrates 300th Birthday on Sunday: Role in the Story of the Real Treasure Island Remembered

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press says that John Amrhein, Jr., their author from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a surprising discovery while researching his award winning book, ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303). Father Junipero Serra played a pivotal role in this dramatic true story he has documented with a team of international researchers.

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The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

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Tomorrow is Treasure Island Day: Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale shares common thread with Spanish warship buried on Assateague Island

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press’ John Amrhein, author of the award winning book ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303), reminds everyone that November 13 is ‘Treasure Island Day,’ and among the many locations which played a role in a true story of buried treasure that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson is Assateague Island.

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Four Seasons Illuminates the Holiday Season with 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights’ and ‘Songs for the Seasons’ Celebrations

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s community celebrations, the 23rd annual ‘Tree of Lights,’ Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and ‘Songs for the Seasons,’ Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.

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Mountain Home Care Announces the Creation of ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’

ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver’s Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.

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Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based, image management application, WebPAX

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.

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Four Seasons to Sponsor ‘Healing with Horses’ A Teen Grief Support Camp

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Featured in Documentary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A premiere screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.

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Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Woods of Terror Partners with the American Heart Association to Outrun Heart Disease at 5K Zombie Mud Run

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Woods of Terror and American Heart Association are partnering to get your heart tough! Woods of Terror’s First Annual 5K Zombie Mud Run on September 14 at 9:30 a.m. will benefit the American Heart Association in the Triad. Two dollars ($2) from every registration fee will go to the American Heart Association to help eradicate heart disease. All funds raised for the AHA will benefit heart disease and stroke research and prevention education.

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Heart Imaging Technologies Wins $2.5M NIH Grant for Clinical Trials

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today that it has received a $2.5M grant from the NIH in order to develop the ‘Cloud Based Corelab of the Future.’

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Inclusive Children’s Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project’s 10th Anniversary Champions Gala

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including ‘Don’t Laugh at Me’ along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability’s Artistic and Education Director.

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Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That’s how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association, the results of her medical tests.

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