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Stay tuned for more information on the 2014 "April in Asheville" fundraising gala sponsored by the A-B Tech Foundation.  The event highlights the skills of our award-winning A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Department through a variety of interactive food stations located throughout the Culinary Arts and Hospitality’s facility. 

Proceeds support the success of the College’s students through the work of the Foundation and the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Department.  For more information on how to be involved in the 2014 gala, contact Susan Haldane, Special Events Coordinator, at 828-398-7567 or susanehaldane@abtech.edu.

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Click here to view more photos from the 2013 April in Asheville on our facebook page.

Click here to view photos from the 2012 April in Asheville on our facebook page.



Golf Tournament

We are excited to announce the success of the 10th anniversary of the K. Ray Bailey Invitational Golf Classic held on June 7, 2013 at the beautiful Mount Mitchell Golf Course.  The proceeds from this annual tournament go directly to the K. Ray Bailey/A-B Tech Foundation Golf Classic Scholarship program, administered by the A-B Tech Foundation.  Through this fund, we are able to distribute over 30 scholarships annually, providing vital educational and professional opportunities that may have otherwise been out of reach for our students.

Congratulations to the 2013 winners: 

First Place Net - Hart Funeral Services, Inc.; Second Place - Bowers, Ellis & Watson; Third Place - Wells Fargo

First Place Gross - Clean Environments; Second Place - MidSouth Forms; Third Place - Holston Gases

A huge "Thank You" to our 2013 Teams and sponsors:

Course Sponsor - SSC Services

Gold Sponsors - Bowers, Ellis & Watson; Mission Health

Silver Sponsors - Mechanical Systems

Bronze Sponsors - Arby's; Bank of America; Campbell Shatley; CarePartners Health Services; Golden Ray Foods; Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites; Holston Gases; J. Jackson Teague, DDS; Learning Environments; Mail Management; Padgett & Freeman; Plasticard Locktech, Intl.; Wells Fargo; Williams Family Dentistry; WRESA

Team and Hole Sponsors - Clean Environments; Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP; Fairway Divas; First Citizens Bank; Hart Funeral Services, Inc.; M.B. Haynes/Biltmore Oil; McGuire, Wood & Bissette/WCI; MidSouth Forms; Pentair; PSNC/Wells Fargo; TD Bank; Title Company of NC

Team Sponsors - GMIA/A-B Tech; Mills Manufacturing; Pentair; Pepsi Cola Bottling of Hickory NC

Hole Sponsors - Apple Tree Honda; Asheville Savings Bank; Carpet One Floor & Home; Colonial Life; Eaton Electrical; Emory Electric; Friday Services, Inc,; Alice & Bill Hart; Jacob Holm; HomeTrust Bank; Inform Systems Data Documents; Institutional Interiors, Inc; Linamar; Patla Strauss Robinson & Moore; Patterson Dental; Roberts & Stevens; The Littlest Golfer


For more information on how to be a part of this fun, and important, day on the golf course, contact Susan Haldane, Special Events Coordinator, at 828-398-7567 or susanehaldane@abtech.edu.

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Click here to view images of the 2012 K. Ray Bailey Invitational Golf Classics.



Lighting of the Green

A-B Tech will host its fourth annual "Lighting of the Green" December 6-20, 2013. Experience the wonder of the holiday season at Fernihurst, an 1870s mansion once the center of social activity for the elite township of Victoria, and Sunnicrest, a Richard Sharpe Smith house once a rental cottage of George Vanderbilt.  The houses, on the Asheville campus of A-B Tech, will be open to the public from 6:00 - 8:00pm on December 6, 10, 13, 17 and 20 with entertainment and light refreshments. Outside lights at Fernihurst and Sunnicrest will be on each evening from December 6-20.

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