BLAINESWORLD #801, Section 12A (NC)

(1) Invitation

If you enjoy the theatre, please consider joining the SART “family” as a volunteer. It’s a great way to meet and interact with new people, you will have fun, and you will also help make our 2012 season the best ever.

We have plenty of opportunities in any and all of the following areas:
* Ushering
* Fundraising
* Updating database
* Keeping website current
* Coordinating other volunteers
* Assisting at the Box Office
* Hosting Opening Night receptions
* Sponsoring home parties for other SART friends
* Helping the House Manager
* Cleaning theater
* Conducting 50-50 raffle
* Assisting in SART Business Office
* Taking tickets
* Marketing
* Other? We welcome your suggestions as to how you can help us!

To find out more: Please send an email to: and put VOLUNTEER in the subject line. In the body of your email, include your name, phone number, email and mailing address along with information about what you might be interested in doing. We will get back to you. Or if you want to speak with someone, please call Blaine Greenfield, one of our Board members, at 828.633.1049. He can answer any questions you may have.

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”— Sally Koch, author

(2) RSVP Information Sessions

Want to volunteer but don’t know where to start? Already volunteering but want to try something
different? Let RSVP your volunteer center or the second half of life point you in the
right direction! Learn more at the their next RSVP Information Session.

Upcoming Session
February 7th, 2012 ~9-11am,
Room 205, NC Center for Creative Retirement
Guest Agency: YWCA After School Program
This month RSVP features the YWCA’s After-School Program. This 5-Star licensed program is open to children
in grades K-6 and offers homework help, tutoring, swimming lessons, gardening, arts & crafts, field
trips and nutritious snacks. Volunteers are needed for all levels of support.

March 7th, 2012~9am-11am
Room 205, NC Center for Creative Retirement
Guest Agency: American Red Cross
This month RSVP features the American Red Cross. Opportunities range from responding to local or national
disasters, working with our blood donors through our blood center and community mobiles, serving
as a translator to non-English speaking clients through our language bank, teaching valuable lifesaving
skills such as CPR and First Aid, assisting with fundraising efforts and helping our staff with administrative tasks. No matter how you choose to serve, we can point you in the right direction.

(3) No matter what your favorite style of blues you’ll find it at Tryon Fine Arts Center during the nonstop night of music. Music starts at 4. Performers include Shane Pruitt Band, Dr. Blues Chuck Beattie, Rudy Blue Shoes Whyatt, Jim Peterman Quartet, Daryle Ryce, Zataban, Citizen Mojo and Tommy Lytle. Proceeds benefit TFAC Arts in Education programs. Food & Beverage available. VIP ticket includes preferred seating & open bar & fool.


Phone: (828) 859-8322

Age Suitability: All Ages

$35 General Admission; $65 VIP

(3) You’re invited to hear Coach Doug Blevins speak at the Biltmore Lake Clubhouse in Candler, NC.

When: 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2

Coach Doug Blevins, the only coach in NFL history who has never walked–or even played football!

His presentation, “Kick Your Life Into High Gear,” is guaranteed to amaze you. In addition, you’ll find it both inspirational and amusing.

You’ll learn his incredible story, as well as powerful techniques for:
* Becoming the best you possibly can be.
* Setting goals.
* Developing action steps for getting what you want in life.

For more information, please see Coach Blevins interviewed by Bryant Gumbel on REAL SPORTS:

Or read this informative article about him that appeared in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED:

TO REGISTER: If you’re a Biltmore Lake resident, please sign-up via the Intranet. If you’d like to be the guest of Blaine Greenfield, send an email to: and put FEBRUARY 2 in the subject line. Kindly do so now since there is only limited seating available for that night’s presentation.

(4) Asheville Talent Slam

Saturday, February 11
7:30pm until 10:30pm
Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway St,, Asheville, NC

Registration is now open at the Bioflyer website:

Three winners will be awarded: $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place. Contestants will also be considered for casting in Bioflyer’s next event.

(5) If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to volunteer for a good cause, now’s your chance.

Mission Childrens’ Hospital needs your help for its 4th annual Radiothon with KISS Country 99.9. Volunteers are needed to staff booths throughout the mall in 3-hour shifts on either Friday, February 17th or Saturday, February 18th. For more information, please contact our Biltmore Lake volunteers, Blaine Greenfield at 633-1049, email: or Carol Keleher at 670-7821, email:

In addition, the Radiothon is in need of musicians/entertainers who would be available in 2 hour shifts on either Friday or Saturday. If you’d be interested in performing or you know somebody who might be, please contact Marilynne Herbert, another volunteer, at 633.2049; email:

The Radiothon has raised over $300,000 to help the children of Western North Carolina. Mission Childrens’ Hospital never bases care on the ability to pay. We need your help to continue to serve all children in our area. The Radiothon is a lot of work from a lot of dedicated people, and we invite you to join in this joyful experience.

For more information about the Radiothon, please visit:

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