BC eZine This Issue ISSUE: May, 2015
Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness


Mother's Day Mammogram Reminder

Honor Mother's Day by reminding your mother, daughters, sisters, friends... to have a mammogram.

Mission Hospital & Register of Deeds: 1st in the State to Simplify Birth Certificate Ordering

Parents of newborns at Mission Hospital can now order birth certificates directly from their hospital room.

Relocation of Parking, Entryway & Some Health Services at BCHHS

To accommodate the construction, the parking lot & front entrance at 40 Coxe Avenue have been relocated.

Outdoor Pools Open Weekends

Are you ready to take the plunge? Cool off in one of BC's outdoor pools!

Deadline for Comments on Duke Air Permit TODAY

Comments received on or prior to May 7 will be considered by the WNCRAQA in making its final decision to issue the Title V permit.

Garden Chores for May

Time to get out & start on your garden chores for May!

Swim Lessons - Register Now

1st session: June 15 - 18, Monday - Thursday.

What Kephart Saw: Hazel Creek, Our Southern Highlanders, & Appalachian Stereotypes

Dr. Dan Pierce, Professor of History at UNCA, will present a program on Horace Kephart.

Kids Fishing Tournament - May 9

The tournament is open to all children ages 15 & under.

Beware: Nepal Earthquake Disaster Email Scams

The scam emails may contain links or attachments that may direct users to phishing or malware infected websites.

Sand Hill Community Garden Up & Running

We're looking for volunteer gardeners.

Senior Services Directory Available

A one-stop shop for important phone numbers for a variety of services for aging adults.

Friends of Ag Breakfast - May 12

Ila Hatter, renowned wild crafter, interpretive naturalist, gourmet cook, & storyteller will be our speaker.

Successful Aging - May 12

Classes range from free form dancing & fermentation to the powerful medicine of sleep & the importance of health care planning.

Special Olympics Interest & Info Session - TODAY!

Potential families, fans, volunteers, coaches, athletes, & anyone interested in learning how they can become involved in the program are invited.

Container Gardening - June 18

Learn how to grow beautiful, creative container gardens almost anywhere.

Data Collection Taking Place to Help Improve Buncombe County Health

Buncombe County is involved in telephone surveys underway across WNC for the community health assessment.

Low-Cost Rabies Clinics - May 30 & 31

Rabies shots - only $10!

Find Your Forever Friend!

Here are some precious pets looking for forever homes.

Did You Know?

County Offices to Close for Memorial Day

American Flag

Buncombe County Government offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Day at the Buncombe County Landfill will be cancelled on Friday, May 22.

The Landfill and Transfer Station will be open regular hours on Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25.

Summer Library Fest - May 30

Every hero has a story!Saturday, May 30 at 10am-12n
South Asheville/Oakley Library

Kick off your summer reading at our annual Summer Library Fest at the Oakley Library at 749 Fairview Road.

Hang out with Buncombe County's superheroes (firefighters, farmers and police officers), make superhero crafts, go on a storywalk, hula hoop, and so much more! Batman may even make an appearance. The festival is Saturday, May 30 from 10am to noon and everyone is welcome.

Are You at Risk for Identity Theft?

There is hardly a week that goes by without news of a security breach, data hack, or report of identity theft. Some data compromises are beyond your control, but there are some things you can do to protect your identity.

Click here to Test Your Identity Quotient.

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