Here are a few things coming up:

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Photo of Asheville Goombay founders being honored in 2004. (The festival started in 1982.)

Asheville Goombay Festival – this weekend, Sept. 11 -12.
I recently had the honor of meeting Lady Gloria Free, the founder of Goombay, and I wrote about her history in Asheville with the YMI and Goombay: Click here to read about her story.

Minority Enterprise Development Week – next week, Sept. 15 – 17.
Free classes for entrepreneurs – please share the schedule.
Awards Event on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 6 pm at Homewood – come out!

WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition Social – Sept. 25, 5:30 pm
At the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center

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