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WELCOME

The Progressive Alliance of Henderson County is a merger of Progressive Women of Hendersonville, Progressive Organized Women, Hendersonville Huddle & the Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform, blending our energy and passion, working as one to strengthen our impact.

ONGOING EVENTS
Postcard Parties

Postcard Parties will be VIRTUAL until further notice, however plans are underway to return to-in person gatherings.

When we do meet in-person, Postcard Parties will be held at Oklawaha Brewery (renamed from Sanctuary Brewing), still at 147 1st Ave. E, Hendersonville.  In the meantime we will post semi-monthly suggestion sheets on our FB page, website and in emails.

You can download addresses for our legislators and cabinet members.

 

We’ll try to track the number of cards sent.  PLEASE LET US KNOW HOW MANY POSTCARDS YOU ARE WRITING. via our website contact form.

 

Need a small supply of our themed postcards? We'll try to work that out for you. Postage and pre-stamped plain postcards are available via USPS.com.

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Informed Progressive series

On Wednesday, May 12 at 2:00, Dawn Kucera will present on Effective Public Advocacy Communications. 

Please click on the following link on May 12 at 2:00 to join us!!!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86717832943?pwd=TnI1RkJTbXJSRUpzNE56UllRRFJ5QT09

Meeting ID: 867 1783 2943
Passcode: 821575

​See complete schedule of speakers on the Calendar.

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Silent Vigil For Immigration Reform

The Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform is on the third Friday of the month, in front of the Historic Courthouse.  We will next be meeting on May 21. The Vigil begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:30 pm.  We have signs for bring your own.

 

Immigration reform and releasing children from camps with or without their parents is a very important issue right now.  Please join us to express your support for compassionate immigration reform.

NEWS & EVENTS

Sissy Owen Appears in a Local Magazine
Our very own Sissy Owen was featured in this month's Carolina Home + Garden. Much of the article, "Framework For Fast Times", features the early Sissy and her racetrack days. 

Read the complete article at Carolina Home + Garden.

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March 19

WLOS filmed a segment at our Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform. There is both an article and video at WLOS. Catherine Lynch was briefly interviewed.

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Volunteers needed for City/County Boards and Commissions

The City of Hendersonville is in urgent need for volunteers to serve on its many boards and commissions that seek citizen input for City departments and City Council members.  Such Boards typically require only an hour or two of time per month, and almost all are meeting via Zoom at this time.  

Check out the various 11 City Boards at:  https://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/boards-and-commissions. A link to apply is on this page, as well.

Various openings on County Boards also exist.  You can research these at: https://www.hendersoncountync.gov/ces/page/boards-and-committees.

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January 20

Members of PAHC gathered together at a Zoom celebration to lift a virtual toast to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and to share their communal joy.

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January 20

A group of local progressives formed a car parade and, with a police escort, drove through downtown Hendersonville to celebrate the new administration. PAHC members were in attendance.

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October

Throughout the month, leading up to the election, The Progressive Alliance has been holding "Save Our Democracy" rallies to encourage people to get out and vote.

Progressive Alliance of Henderson County

P.O. Box 192

Mountain Home, NC   28758

​progressivealliancehendo@gmail.com​