Friday, April 14, 2006

Be Asheville

pic came from this excellent Asheville-centric site.

If you haven't signed up for the Asheville city enews, you don't even know. Here's an announcement from this week's edition:

"Coalition of Asheville Neighborhoods First Annual Congress May 6

Join the Coalition of Asheville Neighborhoods (CAN) in the first Congress of Asheville Neighborhoods on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. at the Randolph Learning Center, 90 Montford Ave. The Congress is designed to provide Asheville residents the tools to help manage and plan new growth in a way that preserves and enhances the community and is open to all who want to start or strengthen their neighborhood organizations. $5 admission includes lunch. Staff from city departments will be on hand for a portion of the day to meet citizens, answer questions and distribute information about city services.

The Coalition of Asheville Neighborhoods is an umbrella organization serving over 30 Asheville neighborhood associations. For more than twenty years, CAN has provided support on a range of growth and development issues affecting Asheville neighborhoods. For more information about the congress, contact Judy Williamson at 277-2010, Norma Baynes at 277-9654, Barb Verni-Lau 251-5054, or Chris Pelly 231-3704. To pre-register by Monday, May 1, visit"

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