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Grover C. Robbins has been one of the main forces in building up the resort town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina as well as promoting the interests of western Carolina as a whole.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 27, Dec 1949, p11, 18, f
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23792
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The authors highlight three Western North Carolina philanthropists who traveled thousands of miles from home to help those in need.
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23818
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A husband and wife, A.C. and Susan Honeycutt, own Fields of Hope and invite volunteers to help plant food to be sent to MANNA FoodBank and other hungry families.
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23829
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Barbara Cook, a metalsmith and award-winning jewelry designer from Weaverville, North Carolina, has dedicated her life to working to provide education and homes to children in Nepal.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 5 Issue 4, June 2011, p46-50, il, por Periodical Website
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27535
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Local philanthropist Adelaide Key opened the Rathbun House to offer lodging in a supportive and home-like environment for patients and their families coming to Asheville for medical treatment. The hospitality house offers services free of charge and operates on donations and volunteers.
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29715
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George Willis Pack came to Asheville in 1884 for its healthful climate, and discovered the area was a prime location for growth. Over the next twenty years, he donated money to develop the downtown and surrounding areas.
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36567
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A Cleveland, Ohio native made an impact on the town that prompted his self-identification as an “Ashevillian.” How his influence continues is through philanthropic contributions to the city. Those noted include the Asheville Public Library, Vance monument, and Montford Residential Park. Such endeavors generated the city’s nods to his name such as Pack Square.