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    Diabetes Awareness Month

    Thursday, November 13th 2014 - All Day

    86 million people in the US are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Less than 11% know it. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at risk adopt healthy lifestyles by encouraging healthier eating, increased physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight through a supportive small group setting. Making and sustaining these lifestyle changes can reduce new cases of type 2 diabetes by up to 58%. Are you at risk? Go to www.ymcawnc.org/diabetes for more information.

    Joyal Capital Management Foundation

    Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Dick’s Sporting Goods
    107 River Hills Rd

    Fortiline Waterworks, sponsor of Joyal Capital Management Foundation, Inc., is currently accepting nominations for the $100 For 100 Event in Asheville. 100 children in need will receive $100 gift cards for sporting goods and/or clothing at Dick’s Sporting Goods. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the Dick’s Sporting Goods in the River Hills Shopping Center, 107 River Hills Road, in Asheville.

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    Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry

    Sunday, December 7th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at White Horse Music Hall
    105 Montreat Rd

    Carolina Ceili (kay-lee) Band is donating a percentage of profits to the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry in Black Mountain, a charity which helps families in need with food, clothing, shelter, and job training. Donations will also be accepted at the show. Celtic Yulefest holiday concert featuring Olde English carols, celtic fiddle tunes, sing-alongs, a guest harpist, and more. Advance ticket purchase encouraged at the White Horse web site.

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