Tickets are on sale for Asheville film event to benefit local non-profit

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 teenagers.

The Joseph Initiative is a local non-profit that has been providing filmmaking classes to teens in our community. On September 14th, the organization is holding a celebration of their work. Premiered during the evening will be a documentary about a local musician, John Trufant, the teens worked on with Brother Blue Studios. Guests will also experience short films created by Asheville-area talent, and will learn about how The Joseph Initiative’s programs are positively impacting the lives of teens in our community.

Executive Director, Karen Cowan, says, “We are proud to be working with members of our local community to develop programs that allow our youth to explore their interests. It is our hope that these programs will enhance their lives and inspire them to fulfill their dreams.”

Tickets are $5/person and can be purchased at

There’s also an on-line Silent Auction to benefit Joseph Initiative programs. To bid on items, go to:

The Joseph Initiative is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that partners with members of our local community and non-profit organizations to offer enrichment programs that strengthen families and unite our community. You can learn more about the event at Follow us on Facebook: 

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Anne Lazo

Anne is believes in giving back to her local community and loves serving people. When it comes to her involvement with The Joseph Initiative, she is passionate about creating an organization that values and serves others in a positive and encouraging manner. To help accomplish this goal, Anne is heavily involved in helping The Joseph Initiative with marketing efforts. On a personal note, Anne loves the outdoors and is an avid runner. She is a half and full marathoner and enjoys training for those races in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

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