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 susanehaldane@abtech.edu.

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 13th annual K. Ray Bailey / A-B Tech Foundation Invitational Golf Classic will be held on Friday June 3, 2016.  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 45 scholarships annually, providing vital educational and professional opportunities that may have otherwise been out of reach for our students.


We greatly appreciate the work of our Golf Planning Committee:  Mike Ray, Chair; K. Ray Bailey; Lou Bissette; Amanda Bryan; John Ellis; Charles Frederick; Lynne Gabai; Susan Haldane; Tony Johnson; Steve Jones; Anita Metcalf; Michael Meguair; Ken O’Connor; Sue Olesiuk; Lary Schulhof; Chris Young


Congratulations to the 2015 winners:

First Place Net – Novus, Bowers, Ellis & Watson

First Place Gross – Hart Funeral Services


A huge "Thank You" to our 2015 Teams and sponsors:

Gold Sponsor - Novus, Bowers, Ellis & Watson; Mission Health

Putting Contest Sponsor - Publix Super Market Charities

Golf Cart Sponsors - Mechanical Systems & Services

Hat Sponsor – M.B. Haynes Corporation

Platinum Sponsors - Young Office

Bronze Sponsors - Aloft Asheville Downtown; Arby's; BB&T Wealth; Campbell Shatley PLLC; Canteen Vending; CarePartners Health Services; GE Aviation; Goforth Builders; Golden Ray Foods; Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites; Holston Gases; Ingles; Kearfott; Learning Environments; Linamar; Mail Management; Mills Manufacturing; Padgett & Freeman; PSNC Energy; US Tool Group; Wells Fargo; Williams Family Dentistry; WRESA

Team and Hole Sponsors – Fairway Divas; First Citizens Bank; Hart Funeral Services, Inc.; McGuire, Wood & Bissette/WCI; Pepsi Cola Bottling of Hickory NC; Pentair; Silverline Plastics; TD Bank; Title Company of NC;

Team Sponsors - GMIA/A-B Tech; Pentair

Hole Sponsors - A. American Electric; Appalachian Tools; Apple Tree Honda; Asheville Savings Bank; Biltmore Oil; BL Harbert International; Blue Ridge Orthodontics; Camille’s Café; Carolina Alliance Bank; Carolina Mountain Sales; Carpet One Floor & Home; Chick-Fil-A; Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering; Duke Energy; Eaton Electrical; Emory Electric; FastSigns; Friday Services, Inc.; Harry’s Buick GMC Cadillac; Alice and Bill Hart; HomeTrust Bank; Hunter Auto; Inform Systems Data Documents; Jacob Holm; Kitty and Rich Mellone; Merrill Lynch; Moss Signs; Nevada Bob's; Paramount Automotive; Patterson Dental; Roberts & Stevens; Smokey Mountain Heating & Air; Southeastern Container

In-Kind Sponsors

A-B Tech; Arby’s; Black Mountain Golf Club; Bright’s Creek; Canteen Vending; Champion’s Golf Learning Center; Chick-fil-A; Country Club of Asheville; John Ellis; Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge; FastSigns; Fresh Market; Golden Ray Food Services; High Vista Country Club; Jason’s Deli; Kenmure Golf Club; Laurel Ridge; Maggie Valley Country Club; McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A.; Anita & Roger Metcalf; Mimosa Hills Golf Course; Mount Mitchell Golf Club; Mountain Valley Water; Musgrove Mill Golf Club; Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa; Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company; Rumbling Bald Resort; Rental Uniform Service; Lary Schulhof; Sam’s Club; Target; TD Bank; The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa; Walgreens; Walnut Cove Golf Club

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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