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  • Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking to hire a NEMT Specialist (Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation). The primary purpose of this position is to provide non-emergency Medicaid transportation customer service/public assistance to Buncombe County customers in person or by phone. Click here fro more information.

  • Do you know a volunteer whose leadership and service deserves regional recognition? The Kathleen
    Godwin Cole Award was established in 1990 in memory of Kathleen Godwin Cole who served for
    several years on the Council’s Advisory Council on Aging. This award is given annually to one Land of Sky Regional Council volunteer, aged 55 or better, who has made a major contribution to our region. Nominees need to be from or serve a Region B County - Buncombe, Henderson, Madison or Transylvania. Nomination Form

  • November is National Family Caregiver Month - Caregiving Around the Clock. Family Caregivers are invited to be recognized and honored at Caregiver Celebrations. Click here for more details.

  • Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Regional Planner with primary duties of transportation, infrastructure and land use planning. Click here fro more information.

  • The 2017 Annual Banquet will be held at the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall on October 25. Register here!

  • 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!



Meeting / Event Date Time
Workforce Board Luncheon December 5, 2017  
LOSRC Board of Delegates Meeting December 6, 2017 12:30 - 3:00 pm