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WELCOME TO LAND OF SKY REGIONAL COUNCIL


RECENT NEWS

  • Land of Sky's Ombudsman Program worked with volunteers to collect, pack and deliver presents to 554 residents in adult care homes in Buncombe County. Click here for the full story.

  • The National Association of Foster Grandparent Program Directors (NAFGPD) announced the appointment of Stacy Friesland as one of two southern cluster board members. Full Press Release

  • Land of Sky Regional Council has been awarded three (3) Innovation Awards from the National
    Association of Development Organizations (NADO). The project winners include R.I.D.E., Backpacks to Briefcases B2B, and Community Led Fall Prevention. Full Press Release

  • On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Area Agency on Aging's Ombudsman Program and Buncombe County Health & Human Services will be hosting the Buncombe County World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Walk. The Walk will take place at Carrier Park from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. For more information contact Julia Gibson at 828.251.6622 or julia@landofsky.org. 1,871 reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable and elder adults were made to Buncombe County Health and Human Services in 2016, with 1,101 screened in for evaluation.

  • Why Invest in Economic Development? An overview of federal economic development. From Jeff Finkle, CEcd, International Economic Development Council


  • The ARC State Investment Fact Sheets are now available! North Carolina Fact Sheet. Appalachian Region. For all other states click here.

  • Land of Sky Regional Council's Board of Delegates would like to welcome our new Affiliate Members: Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and Mars Hill University.

  • The 2016 - 2017 Henderson County Senior Services Directory is now available online.

  • The Retired and Senior Volunteer Services (RSVP) Program has closed. For volunteer opportunties other than the Foster Grandparent Program or Senior Companion Program, contact Hands On Asheville Buncombe, Volunteer Transylvania, or 2-1-1. Thank you to all the volunteers that served under RSVP!

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UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS

Meeting / Event Date Time
Workforce Board Meeting February 27, 2018  
LOSRC Executive Committee Meeting February 28, 2018 11:00 am - 12:30pm

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