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  • A public hearing will be held on the proposed 5310 Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than November 3, 2017. The public hearing will be held on November 1, 2017 at 10:00am before the Land of Sky Regional Council Executive Committee.

  • 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