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for The Laurel of Asheville Vol. 12 Issue 4, April 2015
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Many different hikes are available in Western North Carolina. The Chimneys, Max Patch, Catawba Falls, and Black Mountain Crest Trail are among the top trails listed for a fun hike in celebration of Earth Day.
Megan Brown and Chris Allen started their own soda and syrup company in 2013. Their company only uses fresh ingredients that are sourced locally.
The Green River Preserve, founded by Sandy and Missy Schenck, sits at the mouth of the Green River Watershed. The site acts as a coed summer camp to help children experience the outdoors.
Asheville's minor league baseball team is The Asheville Tourists. A farm team for the Colorado Rockies, this team plays in the Class A South Atlantic League.
Inspired by the Peanuts comic strip’s character and his trademark blanket, a nonprofit organization started in Denver in 1998 to offer blankets for children experiencing critical illnesses, accidents, homelessness, abuse, neglect, school shootings, and natural disasters. Known as “blanketeers,” Asheville’s local chapter of Linus creates blankets for children with autism, as well as children experiencing anxiety, stress, and insomnia.