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February 2019

Conscious Discipline Cohort (February 25-July 15)

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - July 15 @ 6:30 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

Consious Discipline Cohort Join Buncombe Partnership for Children Child Care Resource and Referral as we facilitate the Conscious Discipline Online Training! We will meet two afternoons a month to work together as a team to watch the hour-long course, and follow up with collaborative questions/conversation/planning. This is a great way to be part of a professional learning community and grow your leadership skills as you share information and mentor your peers through Conscious Discipline. Cohort costs $50.00 for 10 1.5hr…

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May 2019

Executive Committee

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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Asheville Adventure Play at Dig Day

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bounty and Soul, 999 Old Us Hwy 70 W
Black Mountain,
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Children playing at Asheville Adventure Play

Free public celebration of child-directed play where children build their own playgrounds with recycled materials. Come hang out with us at Dig Day for Bounty and Soul!

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Director’s Meeting: Environmental Health Questions and Updates

May 28 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:15 – 8:15pm Buncombe Partnership for Children 2 CHCs Snacks provided Melissa Bennett from Buncombe County Health and Human Services and Regional Specialist Carissa Moore will be at BPFC to answer questions specific to Environmental Health. They have requested that all questions be emailed to ensure they are able to provide the most accurate information. Please email these questions for collection to Stevie Alverson (stevie@buncombepfc.org) by Tuesday, May 14th.  We look forward to seeing you!…

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Introduction to Conscious Discipline

May 30 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Frustated with classroom management? Curious about Conscious Discipline? Come to this brief yet informative overview! We will look at the whys behind behavior and how we can use them as teachable moments throughout the day. We will also learn more about how the school family can help our children succeed, and the seven powers we can use to get us there. For more information about Conscious Discipline, click here.    Presented by Natalie Cowal, NC PreK teacher for Eliada Child…

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June 2019

Family Child Care Home Provider Meeting: New DCDEE Rules Review

June 4 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

The Division of Child Development and Early Education invites you to join us on Tuesday, June 4th, from 6:15pm-8:15pm for a meeting at Buncombe Partnership for Children (2229 Riverside Drive). The purpose of this meeting is to receive updates related to the Division and upcoming rule changes/additions. **Dinner will be provided courtesty of BPFC.** Buncombe Partnership for Children Tuesday, June 4, 2019 6:30pm – 8:30pm FREE 2 CHCs *Directors* – You can attend ANY training for free if one or more…

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Board Meeting

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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Director and Administrator Summer Mingle

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Olive Garden Asheville, 121 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
$5.00

Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:00-7:00pm Olive Garden 121 Tunnel Road Come join the Child Care Resources staff of Buncombe Partnership for Children to celebrate you and all your hard work! $5.00 registration fee to reserve your place, which includes soup, salad, and breadsticks. Extra food and beverages may be purchased by you individually.  This is a great chance to mingle and network with other directors, as well as learn about upcoming professional development opportunities. We look forward to seeing you!…

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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International Mud Day!

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buncombe County Sports Park, 58 Apac Circle
Asheville, NC
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Free public celebration of child-directed play where children build their own playgrounds with recycled materials.

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July 2019

North Carolina Foundations of Early Learning & Development

July 9 @ 6:15 pm - July 16 @ 8:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$25.00

North Carolina Foundations of Early Learning & Development This training will provide participants with an introduction to Foundations, North Carolina’s new Early Learning and Development expectations, how they are structured, and how to implement them in early childhood setting. Participants will construct the knowledge by embedding the expectations in daily classroom planning and practice. Cathy Finn & Stevie Alverson, Early Childhood Program Consultants, BPFC Tuesday, July 9, 2019 AND Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:15 – 8:45pm *You must attend both days* .5 CEU or…

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Asheville Adventure Play

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buncombe County Sports Park, 58 Apac Circle
Asheville, NC
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Free public celebration of child-directed play where children build their own playgrounds with recycled materials.

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Introduction to Trauma and Resiliency

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Introduction to Trauma and Resiliency With Jenny Vial – CRM Trainer and CCR&R Director Tuesday, July 15, 2019 12:00pm-2:00pm 2.0 CHCs total Cost: FREE! Bring a lunch and join us for this free workshop!  Resilient teachers equal resilient children. Come learn about Reconnect for Resiliency (RfR) and the positive impact it can have on you and your classroom. This training will introduce basic strategies for helping you to deescalate your own stress as well as stressed out or upset children. This…

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Lunch and Learn: Trauma-Informed Practices in Early Childhood Settings

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:00-2:00pm FREE! Bring your lunch and join Laura Martin, Early Childhood Development Specialist with Verner Center for Early Learning, for an engaging workshop and dialogue about how to integrate our undersanding of trauma and ACE's in early childhood settings. The purpose of this training is to move from the basics to the application, and how we are  using the environment as a tool to help children learn self-regulation skills.  Questions? Call/email Stevie Alverson (828.407.2058, stevie@buncombepfc.org). *Directors*…

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Calm down! Creating Outdoor Spaces to Support Emotional Regulation

July 18 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$7.50

Join SHAPE NC Specialist Natasha Bowden in learning the how and why of creating outdoor play spaces that calm, engage, and support children and staff in both infant/toddler and 3-5 year old play spaces. You will learn about calming centers, alone spaces, sensory/therapeutic gardens, angry areas, and social interaction areas such as the music center and buddy benches.  You will explore how these support children with regulation disorders, children on the spectrum, or those who have suffered/are currently suffering trauma…

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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ITS-SIDS

July 22 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$7.50

This workshop will address the North Carolina Child Care Licensing regulation related to care of an infant (12 months or younger) in a center or home. Included will be an overview of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and procedures that need to be consistently practiced that will reduce the likelihood of SIDS occurring in child care programs. Chrissy Wolfe, Health Consultant, MAHEC Monday, July 22, 2019 6:15pm – 7:45pm @ Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Drive $7.50 1.5 CHCs…

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Stewards of Children: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

July 23 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Stewards of Children is the only evidence-informed, third-party evaluated child sexual abuse prevention training of its kind, and is nationally available in both English and Spanish. It can be taken online, or through a facilitator-led group session. I am a Darkness to Light authorized facilitator of this program, and I believe this training would benefit your staff, volunteers, and community. It can be administered to community members, schools, sports leagues, faith centers, youth serving organizations, and state agencies – basically to…

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Executive Committee

July 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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August 2019

Square Peg in a Round Hole: Improving Circle Time in Early Childhood Settings

August 1 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

  Spikes in behavior management challenges typically occur during circle time, which leads to a stressful impact on  our days as educators--but why do we do it? You may be surprised to learn that there is no licensing rule requiring daily circle time, though there is research to show that building community and relationships in early learning settings is a crucial first step to support children as they grow and learn. This training aims to review developmental benchmarks in young…

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Playground Safety @Asheville Primary School

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Asheville Primary School, 441 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Playground Safety This workshop will satisfy the current playground safety course requirement.  Four specific areas will be addressed:  Playground safety hazards, playground supervision, maintenance and general upkeep of the outdoor area, and developmentally appropriate equipment. The last hour of the workshop will include an outdoor visit to the playground SO PLEASE DRESS APPROPRIATELY. Anya Robyak – Early Childhood Program Consultant, BPFC **Located at Asheville Primary School. Please allow yourself plenty of time to arrive, find parking, and navigate to the classroom…

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Asheville Adventure Play at Get Off the Grid Day

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778 United States
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Get off the Grid Festival (Ticketed Entry!) https://getoffthegridfest.wordpress.com/

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The Choice is Yours: Interest-Based Lesson Planning for Preschoolers

August 15 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

The Choice is Yours: Interest-Based Lesson Planning for Preschoolers Apples in September, pumpkins in October, and vacant stares from children: are you tired of doing the same lessons and activities year after year, with little engagement or cooperation from your class? Interest-based lesson planning is a way to build on your students' existing knowledge and curiosity for better learning outcomes and more enthusiastic, active learners. Come join us to jumpstart your interest-based adventure! Anya Robyak, Early Childhood Program Consultant BPFC…

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Board Meeting

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

August 22 @ 9:00 am - August 29 @ 11:00 am
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$20.00

Emergency Preparedness & Response Please note: This is NOT the training required for the Health & Safety trainings. This training is required for one designated staff member per site and pertains to the site EPR plan. Presenter: Chrissy Wolfe, MAHEC Thursday, August 22, 2019, 9:00am-11:00am AND Thursday, August 29, 2019, 9:00am-11:00am *You must attend both days & complete the assigned homework* 5.0 CHCs total Cost:  $20.00 The NC Child Care Commission approved new rules that went into effect on July 1, 2015. …

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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September 2019

Executive Committee

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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October 2019

Board Meeting

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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November 2019

Executive Committee

November 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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December 2019

Board Meeting

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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January 2020

Executive Committee

January 22, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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February 2020

Board Meeting

February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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March 2020

Executive Committee

March 25, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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April 2020

Board Meeting

April 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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May 2020

Executive Committee

May 27, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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June 2020

Board Meeting

June 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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The Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of every other month to oversee the Partnership. Board Materials

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July 2020

Executive Committee

July 22, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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September 2020

Executive Committee

September 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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November 2020

Executive Committee

November 25, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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January 2021

Executive Committee

January 27, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2021

Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Child sliding down slide

The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers of the Board, and the chairs of other standing committees. Board Materials  

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