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Month: December 2017
We have a community of local people who are gathered together, primarily through an email list. The community grows all the time. Some of us get together for house parties to study and discuss. Currently we are using the Post Carbon Institute’s online video course Think Resilience as the basis of our study. Some like to do trail work and show up when we attend organized events in the area. Some are doing the video course on their own and some just enjoy getting the emails we send. This is what we are about: honoring each person and their...Read More
Angel: “I grew up listening to my teachers telling me to work hard, go to college. When you hear that America is a place for immigrants, you take it literally. I’ve been working my butt off in school- I’ve got a 3.97 GPA. And then all of a sudden, they tell you, ‘You can’t go to college. You don’t get to be like us.’ -In Georgia, undocumented immigrants are banned from attending the state’s top three universities and must pay out-of-state tuition at the remaining state schools.Read More
A Superfund site is any land in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste and identified by the EPA as a candidate for cleanup because it poses a risk to human health and/or the environment. The Environmental Protection Agency says an internal task force appointed to revamp how the nation’s most polluted sites are cleaned up generated no record of its deliberations. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in May announced the creation of a Superfund Task Force that he said would reprioritize and streamline procedures for remediating more than 1,300 sites. Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma, appointed a political supporter from his home state with no experience in pollution cleanups to lead the group.Read More
The Republican tax bill, which Congress sent to President Trump on Wednesday, would give most Americans a tax cut next year, according to a new analysis. However, it would by far benefit the richest Americans the most. Meanwhile, many lower- and middle-class Americans would have higher taxes a decade from now … unless a future Congress extends the cuts.Read More
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- 19http://berightthere.info/event/join-us-for-a-community-drop-off-compost-raising/6:00 pm-8:30 pm04/19/2018Coffee Carts1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712, USA
You have heard of a barn raising.
Join us for a community drop-off
When: April 19th at 6 pm
Where: Coffee Carts
1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, NC
Hosted by: Moving to Conservers
All are welcome! Please join us!
We will be constructing a community
compost drop-off site at Coffee Carts
and celebrate with a community potluck!
Bring a dish to share and your own
non-disposable place setting. This is
a zero-waste event.
For more information email email@example.com
- 28http://berightthere.info/event/24th-annual-transylvania-garden-groups-spring-plant-sale-april-28th/8:00 am-12:00 pm04/28/2018
The annual spring plant sale by the Transylvania Master Gardeners, The Transylvania Garden Club, The French Broad Garden Club and the Heritage Museum will be held Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Brevard Ingles parking lot on Asheville Highway. This will be the second year in this location and it allows very easy access and plenty of parking for customers.
The annual plant sale raises funds to support gardening and landscape projects throughout Transylvania Count including the Master Gardeners projects including those at Silvermont and the Pisgah Ranger Station and scholarships provided by the garden clubs.
Come early for the best selection from a large variety of high quality, locally raised perennials, annuals, vegetables, trees and shrubs. Local gardeners also will be on hand to offer advice.
The plant sale takes place rain or shine. Admission is free.
For more information, contact the Transylvania County Extension office, (828) 884-3109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- H.R.5447Music Modernization Act (04/25/2018 legislative day)
- H.R.3144To provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time, and for other purposes. (04/25/2018 legislative day)
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- H.R.256Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act (04/25/2018 legislative day)
- PN1761Mike Pompeo, of Kansas, to be Secretary of State, vice Rex W. Tillerson. (04/25/2018 legislative day)
- S.Res.429A resolution commemorating the 59th anniversary of Tibet's 1959 uprising as "Tibetan Rights Day", and expressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community. (04/25/2018 legislative day)
- S.Res.401A resolution designating May 5, 2018 as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls". (04/25/2018 legislative day)
- The Opposite of Addiction, with Jim Hardy
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- The Community Side of Recidivism - Meet Peter McKinney
- Meet Mark Burrows, Director of Transylvania County Planning and Community Development
- Meet Nicola Karesh, a Writer, Poet, Community Activist and a Playful Spirit
- Meet Kyle Tinsley, Graduate of Brevard High School and former leader of the Acceptance Club
- Meet Bobby Jones of Cedar Mountain, NC. His grandfather was Solomon Jones of Solomon Jones Road, the road to Pretty Place.
- Meet the founder of Transylvania Indivisible. David Williams.
- How the Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped Cedar Mountain, NC get a new cafe
- Meet Dal Davis, a student at Brevard College.