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Closed Wed. (Lunch 12 - 1) 165 North Main St. Weaverville, NC 28787 828.645.5009 The Marching BlackHawks are on a roll this year. Te North Buncombe BlackHawk

Band is collecting numerous awards this season. Te Marching Blackhawks were

named the grand champion of the Foard Classic Band Competition while competing against 13 bands from North and South Carolina. Te band received a 96.2 superior rating while collecting seven first-place tro- phies in each category in its class. At the Tournament of Champions

at Western Carolina University re- cently, the band won the N.C. Roll of Honor trophy given to the high- est scoring band in North Carolina. Te band also won first place in the

drum major category and third place in Class 2-A. Tese successes added to the

band’s awards for the season that in- cluded four first-place trophies at the Land of Sky Festival at Enka High School.

On Nov. 6, the band will compete

in the USSBA National Champion- ship in Annapolis, Md. Go to for

more information and pictures. Tis special to the Tribune.

Perko band competition Te North Buncombe BlackHawk Band will host the sixth annual John

L. Perko Classic Marching Band Competition on Saturday (Oct. 30). Eleven bands from North Carolina and Virginia will perform, and the BlackHawks will have exhibition performances. Competition starts at 3:45 pm. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students. Go to blackhawkband. com for more information.

ExxonMobil awards grant for science equipment

Te ExxonMobil Educational

Alliance program awarded North Buncombe High School a $750 grant to support the school’s need for science equipment. Scott Rice, owner of West Asheville Exxon located at 1378 Patton Av- enue in West Asheville, worked with school officials to secure the grant, which is one of 2,400 avail- able to schools across the country served by Exxon or Mobil stations. Te grants were made possible by

funding from ExxonMobil Cor- poration. “North Buncombe High School

works hard to make learning in- teresting and fun, “said Rice. “As an Exxon retailer, I am proud to help the young people of the North Buncombe district.” Te ExxonMobil Educational

Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon and Mobil retail- ers with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communi-

ties through educational grants to neighborhood schools. Rice met stringent eligibility

criteria before applying for and being awarded this grant, includ- ing having a commitment to pro- vide a superior buying experience for customers. School officials thanked both

Rice and ExxonMobil for their support.

This special to the Tribune.

Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 31st 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Newbridge Baptist Church (BAFC) 199 Elkwood Ave, Asheville

Pumpkin decorating Face painting Cake walk Hayrides Games Crafts Music

FREE Hotdogs, chips, cupcakes, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, candy apples, sno-cones

Special entertainment by Drew Mabry of Maranatha Baptist Church

October 28 - November 3, 2010 - THE TRIBUNE/LEADER 11



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