June 2020 Newsletter

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It has been the most unusual spring for all of us and we wanted to recognize those who have risen beyond the “me first” way to step forward to help each other during these times.  Much work and many efforts and wonderful … Read More

Prepared Meals to Go

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Volunteers will be handing out packaged meals that are being prepared and donated by Wicked Weed Brewing’s Foods that Build Program.  Food Connection in Asheville has partnered with Wicked Weed to connect and distribute these meals to folks in need. What: Prepared meals refrigerated … Read More

Sandy Mush Food Pantry Lottery System

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Effective November 2019 What is the Lottery (Random Number) System? We will start using a lottery system to decide the order that you and others will shop. This will prevent you from having to come early to get a low number or … Read More

Egg dyeing with MLFP

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Mountain Lady Farm Project, a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization, will be dyeing eggs on April 20, 2019. We invite children ages 8 to 18 to join us at the Sandy Mush Community Center. Children younger must be accompanied by a … Read More

Sandy Mush: The Song

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Community member Jean Barbara came across this song titled, “Sandy Mush” released in 2001 and written by Jonathan Byrd. Byrd wrote it for a dobro player named Billy Cardine who lived in Sandy Mush. Here are the Lyrics: In the middle of … Read More

Journey Scholarship

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WNC Communities is offering The Journey Scholarship to youth in our communities preparing to enter a 2- or 4-year college.  The Journey Scholarship Application must be postmarked and into the WNC Communities Office by Friday, March 22, 2019.  If you have any questions call … Read More

Another Great Raffle Prize

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This gorgeous autumn themed star quilt pieced and quilted by Sandy Mush quilter Peggy Baldwin is up for grabs to a lucky raffle ticket holder at the Sandy Mush Dance on December 1. If you come to the dance, you’ll also be … Read More

Win this Beautiful Mirror

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 Frank Barbara donated this gorgeous mirror that is 14” x 28” and is made out of antique red oak barn siding found here in Sandy Mush. It’s one of the raffle prizes available at the December 1 Mountain Music and Dance starting … Read More

Honoring our Sandy Mush Veterans

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We are seeking input regarding any veterans who have ever resided in Big Sandy Mush.  Vance Garrett suggested and initiated this Veterans’ Project and several community members are helping out with gathering the information.  We currently have more than 230 Veterans’ listed, but … Read More

Sandy Mush 4-H Celebrated 40 years and thanked their community supporters!

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Sandy Mush 4-H celebrated their 40 years, the longest running 4-H club in Buncombe County.  Let’s keep it going, and be the longest running in the state!!  They also thanked community and family members with their annual thank you luncheon.  Lots of … Read More

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