Category Archives: Meetings and Events

WABA Wednesday – September

September 10, 2014
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Rainbow Community School

Open house and expansion celebration, including an Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and short presentation starting at 4:45 pm.

There will be complimentary Wicked Weed beer and snacks from West Asheville restaurants, tours of Rainbow’s new 3 acre campus addition, new auditorium and community center that will be open for community use.

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WABA Wednesday – August

August 13, 2014
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Westville Pub and West End Bakery

August WABA Wednesday will celebrate renovations at the Westville Pub and West End Bakery. Plan to meet up at the Pub and then we’ll continue over to the Bakery.

More details soon!

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WABA Wednesday – July

July 16, 2014
4:30 – 6:00 pm
MARDIS Building, 444 Haywood Road, West Asheville

Join us for WABA Wednesday on July 16, 2014 as we celebrate the completion of renovations to the historic MARDIS Building, located at 444 Haywood Road.

King Daddy’s Chicken & Waffle restaurant, Second Gear outdoor gear and clothing shop, and Rhetorical Factory’s flagship store for recycled fashion will all be open and look forward to welcoming you. Tours of the newly restored apartments on the second floor will be offered and those interested can obtain apartment applications.

“WABA Wednesday” is an initiative of the West Asheville Business Association (WABA) to highlight new and growing businesses in our area, celebrate our small business community and introduce more customers to our West Asheville businesses.

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Save the Date for Fall Clean Up Day: September 20, 2014

FallCleanUp-SavetheDateThank you for an amazing Spring Clean Up Day along Haywood Road!

With over 60 community members in attendance we were able to get a lot done and covered from Short Street Cakes to Hops & Vines along Haywood Road, as well as work at the Welcome to West Asheville sign. Thanks to our host the WALK and sponsoring businesses West End Bakery, Sunny Point Cafe, Biscuit Head and New Belgium Brewing for their support.

Asheville GreenWorks makes these events possible and we are pleased to continue to partner with them. Our next Fall Clean Up Day is September 20, 2014 and will be focused on the Patton Avenue end of Haywood Road. Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for more details as we line up hosting and sponsoring busineses.

Thanks again for giving of your time and energy to our community.

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WABA Meeting: June 25, 2014

Join us for an informational meeting with City staff and Asheville on Bikes.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
10:00 am
West Asheville Branch Library Program Room
942 Haywood Road, West Asheville

We’ll get updates on:

  • upcoming infrastructure work in West Asheville
  • what the new Graffiti Ordinance means for your business/building
  • where we are in the Haywood Road Form-Based Code process
  • learn about the upcoming transportation study for our area and what that means in terms of multimodal use along Haywood Road

Then we’ll round out the meeting with a presentation and discussion about expanding our bicycle parking infrastructure to better serve the increasing ridership and how providing for that increased use can benefit our area and your business.

Please feel free to bring business cards to share.

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