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Special Events

Autumn in Asheville

The third annual "Autumn in Asheville" will be held on September 29, 2016 at the Brumit Center for Culinary Arts & Hospitality.   The event will highlight the amazing skills of our award-winning A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality students and faculty 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 become involved in the upcoming gala, contact Susan Haldane, Special Events Coordinator, at 828-398-7567 or

culinary student serving guest at food stationstudent chefs posing behind autumn floral arrangement guests enjoying Autumn in Asheville event

Click here for photos from the 2015 Autumn in Asheville on our facebook page.

Click here to view more photos from the 2014 Autumn in Asheville on our facebook page.




Golf Tournament

The 14th annual K. Ray Bailey / A-B Tech Foundation Invitational Golf Classic was held on Friday June 2, 2017.  The proceeds from this 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 45 scholarships annually, providing vital educational and professional opportunities that may have otherwise been out of reach for our students.

Congratulations to this year's winners:

Flight 1: 1st place  – First Citizen's Bank, 2nd place - McGuire, Wood, Bissette / WCI

Flight 2: 1st place - GE Aviation, 2nd place - TD Bank

Flight 3: 1st place - Novus Architects, 2nd place - Holston Gases

Flight 4 - 1st place - Mechanical Systems & Services, 2nd place - Jacob Holm

We greatly appreciate the work of our Golf Planning Committee:  Mike Ray, Chair; K. Ray Bailey; Amanda Bryan; John Ellis; Charles Frederick; Lynne Gabai; Susan Haldane; Anita Metcalf; Ken O’Connor; Lary Schulhof; Chris Young


Thank you to our sponsors and teams

Golf Hat Sponsor Silver Sponsor
Vannoy Construction Logo Young Office Logo
Golf Gift Sponsor Golf Cart Sponsor
MB HAYNES Logo Mechanical Systems and Services Logo
Silver Sponsor Golf Ball Sponsor
Novus Bowers Ellis and Watson Architects Logo Ingles Markets Logo
Putting Contest Sponsor Hole - in - One Sponsor
Publix Super Markets Charities Logo Insurance Services of Asheville
Bronze Sponsor  
Allegra - MMS Logo Aloft Asheville Downtown Logo
Arby's Logo BB&T Wealth Logo
Campbell Shatley, PLLC Logo Canteen Vending Logo
CarePartners Logo Emory Electric Logo
First Citizens Bank Logo GE Logo
Hampton Inn Homewood Suites Logo Holston Gases Logo
Kearfott Logo Linamar Logo
Mills Manufacturing Logo Mission Health Systems Logo
PSNC Energy Logo TD Bank Logo
Waste Pro Logo  

Additional Teams - Appalachian Tool & Machining; Fairway Divas, Goforth Builders; Golden Ray Foods; Hart Funeral Services, Inc.; Insurance Services of Asheville; Jacob Holm; Maxwell/Elingburg Team; McGuire, Wood & Bissette/WCI; Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hickory NC, Inc.; Silver-Line Plastics


Hole Sponsors - A. American Electric;Anderson Nissan; Apple Tree Honda; Biltmore Oil (2); Asheville Savings Bank; Blue Ridge Orthodontics; Carolina Alliance Bank; Carolina Mountain Sales; Carolina Security Technologies; Carpet One Floor & Home; Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering (2); Colton Groome & Company; Duke Energy; Eaton Electrical; FastSigns; Fred Anderson Toyota; Friday Services, Inc.; Harry’s Buick GMC Cadillac; HomeTrust Bank; Hunter Auto; Inform Systems Data Documents; Jacob Holm; Kitty and Rich Mellone; Learning Environments; Merrill Lynch - Keller Ferrell; MidSouth Forms; Alex Gomes of Montford Law Offices & Katie Hast of A-B Tech; Mountain Valley Water; Nevada Bob's; Paramount Automotive; Roberts & Stevens; Skyland Automotive; Smoky Mountain Heating & Air; Sunshine Chevrolet; Teague Dentistry Group (4)


In-Kind Sponsors

Arby’s; Asheville Municipal Golf Course; Asheville Outlets; Black Mountain Golf Club; Broadmoor Golf Links; Chammie's Car Wash; Chick-fil-A; Country Club of Asheville; Jason's Deli; John Ellis; Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge; FastSigns; Fresh Market; High Vista Country Club; Kenmure Golf Club; Laurel Ridge; Maggie Valley Country Club; MB Haynes; McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A.; Anita & Roger Metcalf; Mount Mitchell Golf Club; Mountain Valley Water; Musgrove Mill Golf Club; Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa; Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company; Reems Creek Golf Club; Rental Uniform Service; Rumbling Bald Resort; Lary Schulhof; Target; TD Bank;

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

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