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2013 Positive Prevention 5K/12K

The Western North Carolina AIDS Project is thrilled to announce the 2013 Positive Prevention 5K/12K. The Positive Prevention 5K/12K presented by Merrill Lynch/ Bank of America will take place on November 3rd, 2013. Both races will be run on closed roads within scenic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. The event is also sponsored by Earthfare, Walgreens, Clif Bar, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. See www.wncap.org for registration information. 

Learn How NC Legislators Voted: The WNC Vote Tracker is Launched!

The North Carolina General Assembly introduces and passes several bills each year that impact the quality of life in Western North Carolina. A new tool, the nonpartisan website WNC Vote Tracker, provides information about important legislation in six categories: economic security; education; environment; health & safety; government and democracy; and women’s issues.

Stalking the Bogeyman

Our friends at Child Abuse Prevention Services asked that we share some information about "Stalking the Bogeyman" SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 13, 2013The play is based on the true story of David Holthouse, a journalist who stalked the man who abused him as a boy. The question he has to decide is: what is the cost of revenge?

 

Just don’t put me in a classroom! 3 ways to support education outside the school room

In a conversation with community volunteers about United Way’s focus on education, we heard the following comments: “Kids aren’t my best group to work with”, “There is a reason I’m not a teacher” and “School years weren’t my happiest – what else can I do”. Realizing at the same time that school volunteer programs don’t always align with people’s availability, we figured that we could suggest ways to support education of children outside of the classroom.

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