Weight of the Nation: a community conversation about obesity solutions - Comments(0) Posted January 1, 2013   Together with several organizations from around the Asheville area, PHC invites you to The Weight of the Nation: a Community Conversation about Obesity Solutions, to be held on Tuesday, January 15 at the Sherrill Center at UNC Asheville. View... Read more
Tree planting in Woodfin this Saturday - Comments(0) Posted November 11, 2012 What are you doing this Saturday? Join Asheville Greenworks this Saturday, December 1 as they put fifty (yes, fifty!) trees into the ground around the Woodfin Community Center. Volunteers will work on planting edibles and shade trees around the... Read more
Party for the People! - Comments(0) Posted November 11, 2012   Support the Women’s Wellbeing and Development Foundation by attending the Party for the People, this Friday, November 2 from 7-9:30pm on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.  Gather for food, door prizes, and live performances by the... Read more
Let's talk transit! - Comments(0) Posted November 11, 2012 The City of Asheville Transit Division will hold a public meeting today, November 1, to gather input on the most effective hours to operate holiday transit as well as present information and gather feedback about other potential changes. This... Read more
Beaverdam Community Garden Produce Stand - Comments(0) Posted October 10, 2012 Come on over to the YMCA Youth Services Center parking lot this Friday, October 19 from 4-6pm to peruse our produce and plants and sample some of our garden delights. As part of the national Food Day event, our afterschool gardeners will be selling... Read more
Dancing with the Stars- Greenways still need your support - Comments(0) Posted October 10, 2012 Competing for a great cause: The Asheville Parks & Greenways Foundation and Mission Health present the fifth annual Dancing with the Stars event, to be held on Saturday, October 20 at the Doubletree Biltmore Hotel.   Local competitors... Read more
Clean-up Day at Shiloh - Comments(0) Posted October 10, 2012 This July, the Shiloh Community Association partnered with the Y and the Asheville-Buncombe Institute for Parity of Achievement (ABIPA) to host a neighborhood clean-up in Shiloh. Approximately forty community members came together to spend the day... Read more
Successful Complete Streets Policies from Across the U.S. - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2012 Communities across the United States adopted 146 Complete Streets policies in 2011, and over 350 policies are now in place across the country. A new report looks at some of the best of these policies, and a new resource can help community leaders... Read more
The Link Between Education and Life Expectancy - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2012 Part of our work here at PHC involves Health Equity and making access to health education and resources more easily available to people of all incomes and demographics. A lack of education on a wide variety of topics has been shown time and time... Read more
The Economics of Walkability - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2012 "We all know that living in a walkable neighborhood is good for your health. The more surrounded we are by trees, water and parks and the more we are within walking distance of meaningful places for daily needs, the more likely these... Read more


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