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Upcoming EventsMar28Wed12:00 pm Pop-Up Museum at MHU Celebrates ... @ Mars Hill UniversityPop-Up Museum at MHU Celebrates ... @ Mars Hill UniversityMar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pmA temporary open air exhibit at Mars Hill University will celebrate Women’s History Month. The “pop-up museum” is sponsored by the university’s history and women’s studies programs. It will be located on the upper quadrangle of the campus, adjacent to College Street, and will be open from 12-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The theme for this pop-up museum is “What Does She Mean?” “We want the campus community to help us tell the story of strong, influential women Read more »Apr3Tue8:00 am Madison County Chamber of Commer... @ AB Tech, Room 212Madison County Chamber of Commer... @ AB Tech, Room 212Apr 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 amRoom RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall All board members are encouraged to attend.Apr15Sun1:00 pm Ginseng & Goldenseal with Robert... @ Eagle Feather FarmGinseng & Goldenseal with Robert... @ Eagle Feather FarmApr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pmCome join us to explore goldenseal and ginseng in a forest environment as the plants come up this spring. We will explore a rich Appalachian hardwood cove where these plants live and see “baby” ginseng. The class will be spent with hands-on training with the newly sprouted plants. The cultivation of native medicinal plants as a new business opportunity will be mentioned. New marketing strategies and marketing organizations will be highlighted. Current events and programs will be shared. • View Read more »May1Tue8:00 am Madison County Chamber of Commer... @ AB Tech, Room 212Madison County Chamber of Commer... @ AB Tech, Room 212May 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 amRoom RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall All board members are encouraged to attend.
The Mars Hill University music department has released its packed schedule of concerts and recitals for April 2018. All events open to the public with free admission. No reservations are required. For more information, you may call (828) 689-1209. April 4: Guest Voice/Clarinet Recital featuring Denise Gainey and Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk at 7:30 p.m. in Broyhill Chapel April 9: Percussion Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Auditorium April 16: Student Percussion Recital featuring Luke Rathbone at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Read more
This FREE 3-part series covers the most important issues on aging. Do You Know Enough About Senior Living and Care Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4 p.m. Inform yourself about Senior Living, Assisted Living, Hospice and Rehabilitation. Join Teresa Hammack as she leads an informative discussion on all things related to senior living and care. Whether you have a need now, or want to be prepared for the future, this is a not-to-be-missed session. Debbie Ward, of CarePartners Hospice, and Read more
The Mars Hill University board of trustees introduced John Anthony “Tony” Floyd, J.D., on Friday, March 9, 2018, as the next president of Mars Hill University. Floyd will succeed Dan G. Lunsford, who retires at the end of the academic year. Floyd currently is executive vice president of Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, where he also serves as coordinator of the political science major and coordinator of the pre-law specialization. He will begin his position at Mars Hill on Read more
EXPO Madison, a one-day showcase that links local businesses with the community that utilizes their products and services, returns for its third annual event on Saturday, March 17, 2018. More than 60 exhibitors are expected to participate in this year’s EXPO, held in Chambers Gymnasium on the campus of Mars Hill University. Hours are 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Admission is free, as is parking. Exhibitors include businesses, nonprofit organizations, and local government agencies. Along with displays and presentations, this Read more
Registered nurses interested in adding the bachelor of science in nursing to their credentials are invited to a drop-in open house for Mars Hill University’s Judge-McRae School of Nursing. The event will happen from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at MHU’s Asheville Center for Adult and Graduate Studies on Airport Road in Arden. The open house will give prospective students an opportunity to learn more about Mars Hill’s accredited Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science Read more
The Rural Heritage Museum at Mars Hill University opens a new exhibition, “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future,” on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. This interactive exhibition, based on Cherokee language and culture, employs sound recordings as the basis for presenting a coherent Cherokee story in words, text, and artifacts. The exhibit runs through May 27. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. Understanding Our Past, Shaping Our Future was developed with Cherokee community Read more
The Madison County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Endowment Fund supports Madison County students in their pursuit of a higher education. The Chamber has established an endowment which will provide scholarship awards to two worthy Madison County students ($500 each). Submit an application today! Complete the online application, or download the printable application. Applications are due by April 30. More details about the scholarship can be found here.
Wednesday, February 28 Art in Response to Connie Bostic’s Art Show Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Weizenblatt Gallery (Moore Fine Arts Building) Patrons will have the opportunity to experience Connie’s work and then respond by creating their own art piece (supplies provided) which will be hung at the entrance to the gallery. Hosted by PSY321 & the Women’s Studies Program. —————— Friday, March 2 Legends: Bailey Mountain Cloggers Spring Concert Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Moore Auditorium The Bailey Mountain Cloggers will Read more
Meet businesses and organizations from Madison County and the surrounding areas. EXPO Madison 2018 takes place Saturday, March 17 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at MHU’s gymnasium, 100 Athletic St., Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754. This year’s event is going to be bigger and better than ever because not only will you be able to meet local business and learn more about their unique offerings, but you’ll be able to buy stuff as well! Shop our local businesses, food Read more
The thriving Americana music scene is as eclectic and varied as the people who enjoy it. But what many devotees of the genre may not realize are the deep connections that today’s acoustic music draws from American traditional styles and genres. Exploring these connections is the goal of the inaugural Roots Music Week, to be held June 24 through 30, 2018, on the campus of Mars Hill University. “Today’s Americana draws from all different kinds of music, including bluegrass, blues, Read more
Tour the Beacon of Hope Food Pantry and Thrift Store every Saturday in February from 10am-2pm. Come see how it all works. Hear our exciting plans! Located across Hwy. 25/70 from Marshall Ingles gas station. For more information, please call 828-649-3470 or visit http://thebeaconofhopemarshall.com.
A fundraiser for Special Olympics of Madison County takes place on Saturday, February 24 beginning at 2pm on the island in Marshall. Registration form for the >> Chili cook-off << Registration form for the >> Polar Plunge << Visit https://www.firstgiving.com/sonc/madison-county-plunge-2018 for more details.
Connie Bostic Art Exhibit Opening Reception Thursday, February 15 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Weizenblatt Gallery (Moore Fine Arts Building) This is a collaborative exhibition featuring Asheville artist Connie Bostic and work from the MHU Women’s Studies Program. Bostic’s work will serve as a springboard for several conversations on campus that will discuss gender expectations, women’s health, violence against women, and identity development. Bostic’s artwork focus is on women – young girls to women – and vulnerability and concerns Read more
Music, the Environment, Prisons, and the Cherokee Language Among Topics Whether you’re looking to learn more about Appalachia or just be entertained, the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University has an exciting and eclectic lineup of programs and exhibitions for the 2018 spring semester. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. The Ramsey Center will kick off the season on Tuesday, February 6, at 3:30 p.m., with Unveiling Our Treasures: From Read more
The Area Agency on Aging at Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking older adults interested in serving a two-year term as a North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislator. Delegate and/or Alternate positions are open in the following counties of the region: Henderson County, Madison County, and Transylvania County. The North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (STHL) is a group of senior volunteers whose purpose is to bring legislative attention to matters that impact the senior adult population. They provide Read more
Connect with potential clients and renew past business relationships! EXPO Madison is a yearly business expo and community event featuring services available in Madison County. Be seen at our 3rd Annual event, which will be held Saturday, March 17 from 11am to 3pm at Chambers Gym on the campus of Mars Hill University. This event is free for all to attend. This year we are allowing exhibitors the option to sell products! The products must be contained to your booth Read more
Upcoming Spring Semester Begins January 2 – Adult & Graduate Studies January 16 – Traditional undergraduate program Art Exhibit Featuring David Hopes January 17 – February 9 Reception January 24. Winter’s Tune Concert January 19 Award-winning duo Zoe & Cloyd will be joined by Lillian Chase and Rhiannon Ramsey for old-time fiddling and mountain harmonies. Tickets are $16 in advance and $18 at the door. Special pricing for senior citizens, military, and MHU employees. MHU students are free with ID Read more
Check out Ryan Phillips’ aerial photography book, “Madison County From Above.” Also available for pre-order, “Volume 2: Madison County From Above.” Due to be released December 21, 2017, this 11 x 17 inch glossy photo book shows the beauty of Madison County, North Carolina with 25 NEW full color aerial images. Visit www.madisoncountyfromabove.com to order.
Updated to include information about the Employee Classification Section Labor law posters provided by the N.C. Department of Labor have been updated to include the required information pertaining to the N.C. Employee Fair Classification Act, which will become effective Dec. 31. The new information is included on the Wage and Hour Notice to Employees section of the labor law posters. Labor law posters are available from NCDOL FREE of charge. The Labor law posters are printed in two sections to Read more
Friday, December 8th from 5-9pm. 1370 Rector Corner Road in Marshall Antique Toys ~ Demonstrations www.theashefarm.com