Tickets are now on sale for the Y.E.S. Chef! Youth Culinary Competition to be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from noon to 4:00pm at A-B Tech.
The Joseph Initiative is pleased to announce that Dining Innovations at Biltmore Farms Double Tree will be joining the ranks of The Biltmore Estate and The Omni Grove Park to participate in the Y.E.S. Chef! Youth Culinary Program and Competition. The chef for Dining Innovations will be working with students of TC Roberson High School […]
One of the main focuses of The Joseph Initiative is to unite our community. In our quest to bring people together, we decided to hold monthly storytelling events. As our Executive Director, Karen Cowan, stated in a recent press release,“Everyone has a story to tell, and when we share our stories that is the beginning […]
August 17, 2017, Asheville, NC – Tickets are on sale for A Red Carpet Event to be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Fine Arts Theatre in Asheville, NC. All proceeds from the event will go toward providing life skills and enrichment programs that create brighter futures for Asheville […]
In October of 2008, my dad had a stroke. It was devastating for him. He was a very active person. In fact, at the time he had the stroke, he was 86 years old and playing golf! It was the beginning of a difficult time for our entire family, especially for my mom and me. […]
Spring is the perfect time to head outdoors and get active as a family. It’s no great surprise to learn that physical activity has many personal benefits. But, did you know that being active as a family reaps even greater benefits than the physical aspect? Spending time together as a family holds a number of […]
This time of year, we naturally think of giving. We may also be thinking of the gifts we will be receiving. Studies have found that giving is good for you. It’s beneficial to your health by keeping stress in check and lowers the risk of early death. Helping others brings more happiness into your life. […]
Buncombe County Health and Human Services recently awarded a Positive Tipping Point mini-grant to The Joseph Initiative. Funds from the mini-grant will be used to purchase needed equipment for the agency’s teen multi-media communications program.
November is National Family Literacy Month and an excellent time to think about how we can actively come together and engage in learning as a family. According to Sharon Darling, President and Founder of the National Center for Families Learning “When parents and children come together to learn, relationships among family members, neighbors and communities […]
Unfortunately, bullying has been around for a very long time. Years ago, we just chalked it up to kids being kids… some are bullies, some are bullied. With the advent of social media, there seems to be more awareness about bullying. Even so, would you know if your child was being bullied?