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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 13th annual K. Ray Bailey / A-B Tech Foundation Invitational Golf Classic was held on Friday June 3, 2016.  The proceeds from this recording setting 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:

1st place gross – Hart Funeral Home, 2nd place gross – Young Office, 3rd place gross – Appalachian Tools

1st place net – Vannoy Construction, 2nd place net – GE Aviation, 3rd place net – WRESA

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; Steve Jones; Anita Metcalf; Ken O’Connor; Sue Olesiuk; Lary Schulhof; Chris Young


Thank you to our sponsors and teams

Premier Sponsor Platinum Sponsor
Vannoy Construction Logo Young Office Logo
Golf Jacket 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  
Publix Super Markets Charities Logo  
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 First Citizens Bank Logo
GE Logo Goforth Builders Logo
Golden Ray Foods Hampton Inn Homewood Suites Logo
Holston Gases Logo Kearfott Logo
Linamar Logo Mills Manufacturing Logo
Mission Health Systems Logo PFA Architects Logo
PSNC Energy Logo TD Bank Logo
Western Region Education Service Alliance Logo  


Hole Sponsors - A. American Electric; Asheville Savings Bank; Biltmore Oil (2); Blue Ridge Orthodontics; Carolina Alliance Bank; Carpet One Floor & Home; Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering (2); Duke Energy; Eaton Electrical; Emory Electric; FastSigns; Friday Services, Inc.; Harmony Motors; Harry’s Buick GMC Cadillac; Hoyle Office Solutions; HomeTrust Bank; Hunter Auto; Inform Systems Data Documents; Jacob Holm; Jim Barkley Toyota; Kitty and Rich Mellone; Learning Environments; Merrill Lynch - Keller Ferrell; MidSouth Forms; Mountain Valley Water; Paramount Automotive; PNC Bank; Roberts & Stevens; Skyland Automotive; Smokey Mountain Heating & Air


In-Kind Sponsors

Arby’s; Asheville Outlets; Black Dome Mountain Sports; Black Mountain Golf Club; Blue Ridge Food Ventures; Bright’s Creek; Broadmoor Golf Links; Chammie's Car Wash; 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; Hi-Wire Brewing; Kenmure Golf Club; Laurel Ridge; Maggie Valley Country Club; 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; 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

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