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Don’t Miss Climate Change Scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe in Asheville

Krull and Company is a proud sponsor of “Science, Faith and our Changing Climate, An Evening with Katharine Hayhoe.”

Who is Dr. Katharine Hayhoe?

Katharine Hayhoe, named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In the World in 2014, will visit Asheville, North Carolina during April 5-6 for a number of events prior to and after her evening talk. These events, co-sponsored and hosted by MountainTrue and the Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina, include a day of prayer, a reception, the evening talk, and a breakfast the following morning. For the full schedule, click here.

Dr. Hayhoe is well-known for the clear connection she makes between science and faith on the subject of climate change. Although she is an atmospheric scientist and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, she is able to explain climate change in simple language and well-understood metaphors. As an evangelical Christian, she makes a strong case for why Christians should care about climate change.

She is featured in the Showtime documentary, “Years of Living Dangerously,” and she co-authored A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions with her husband, Evangelical pastor Andrew Farley.

Who should attend?

Dr. Hayhoe’s events, especially the evening talk, are a great fit for students, individuals, organizations, and religious leaders.

Most importantly, if you are a member of a congregation and you want to learn more about environmental stewardship and understand the faith-climate connection, don’t miss this special evening.

Is the event free?

Yes, and it is open to the public.

I don’t understand the term “faith-climate connection.” Can you explain a bit more?

Dr. Hayhoe introduces the idea in the short video below. We think she’s a wonderful speaker because she doesn’t use a lot of jargon or lingo–she is so clear and concise when discussing climate change. This is a great one to watch prior to seeing her talk next week. BONUS: it features polar bears!

Please RSVP here.

Krull & Company Sponsors Asheville’s Terpsicorps Academy

Krull and Company is a proud sponsor of Terpsicorps Dance Academy, a 501(c)3 organization. In summer of 2015, Terpsicorps announced their crowdfunding campaign to raise capital for a new studio which would launch a full academy for all ages and abilities as well as integrate space for their professional dance company.

We believe in supporting those organizations which provide access to the arts as well as learning programs that strengthen and promote healthy bodies. Terpsicorps’ mission aligns with our own in our shared belief that we should create extraordinary experiences and strengthen our local community for the larger, long-term impact.

During the capital campaign, we committed as sponsors for the Terpsicorps Academy lobby. The Academy opened in fall 2015 to a receptive audience of families and dancers.

The new academy space, located in West Asheville, includes three studios, dressing rooms and a lounge/art gallery, as well as new equipment and foundations: sprung floors, mirrors, and sound systems.

This week, we will celebrate with Heather Maloy, Terpsicorps’ Artistic Director, as well as staff and board members at their Founders Party. We are so proud of their achievements and look forward to watching the Academy grow!

History of Terpsicorps
As of June, 2003, Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance became North Carolina’s summertime professional contemporary ballet company. Terpsicorps hires in critically acclaimed dancers from such well respected dance companies as Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, BalletMet, Kansas City Ballet, and Atlanta Ballet. Most dance companies lay off their dancers in the summertime when theater going tends to taper off. This has given the company the opportunity to hire first rate principal dancers for a short period of time and create innovative, theatrical shows.

Academy at Terpsicorps
The Academy at Terpsicorps seeks to provide the world class dance training & education, consistent with the stylistic requirements of Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance Company. Dancers will be provided with a rich knowledge of classical technique and the ability to adapt to all styles and techniques of dance. For more information, visit Terpsicorps website.