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Health & Wellness: When Looking for Balance Pulls You Off Balance

As someone who craves quiet, order, stability and routine, I’ve developed what’s probably an oversensitivity to entropy. Whether everything’s actually falling apart or not, I fear it and watch for it vigilantly.

Breast cancer walks help raise awareness

Monies raised go toward supporting organizations, research, treatment and care

October across the U.S. is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, communities bring out the pink as participants take to the streets to walk or run to bring awareness to the disease that affects primarily women, and more rarely, men too.

Western: Pragar Speaks, Car Wash, Pride Picnic, Pride Pageant, Prom Benefit

Carolinas News Notes

Author Sarah Prager will be holding a talk about queer history, as well as a reading and signing of her book “Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World” on Sept. 21, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) of Flat Rock/Hendersonville and the Henderson County High School Gay-Straight Alliance will hold a car wash fundraiser on Sept. 16, the LGBTQ Elder Advocates of Western North Carolina are holding their Pride 2017 Family Picnic on Sept. 27, Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc. and Michael-David Entertainment will present the 9th Annual Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant on Sept. 28 and “A Midsummer Night’s Second Chance Prom” was held on Aug. 26 to benefit the Lauren Jaquays LGBTQ Youth Alliance.