Wednesday, September 26, 2012

New Belgium Brewery News

     New Belgium has seen fit to set up an information source for questions & comments around the new Asheville Brewery .... you have to be 21 to get on the site... but once there you can read about frequently asked questions, see site updates, even download the entire presentation from the July 25th  community meeting & let them know what is on your mind.
     The City of Asheville has also set up an informational source online for the Craven Street Improvement Project where you can see who to speak to about the roadway improvements... Know that WECAN has been participating in ongoing meetings with New Belgium & surrounding neighborhood organizations including East West Asheville Neighborhood Association, West Asheville Business Association, River Arts District Artists, River Arts District Business Association, Southside Neighborhood Association, Green Opportunities & more.  The next meeting of this group is currently scheduled for November 1, 2012.  Please let Luke Perry know if you have questions or concerns that you would like addressed.
     On October 10, 2012 there will be a community meeting hosted by the East West Asheville Neighborhood Association with the City of Asheville & NCDOT Staff to discuss concerns around traffic that will result from construction as well as New Belgium Brewery once in operation... this meeting is happening from 5:30pm to 7pm @ Haw Fletcher Elementary School's small auditorium @ 60 Ridgelawn Road... For more information on the meeting, contact Marsha Stickford, Neighborhood Coordinator for the City of Asheville @ 259-5506  For the East-West Asheville Neighborhood Association contact Joshua Martin @ 242-4238.
     There is also a final Penland's auction being planned for late November/early December to auction off any building materials that will not be reused from the Stockyard & Mini Storage properties... should be fun so stay tuned for more info!

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