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Green Opportunities’ Soul Shakedown by the River returns Saturday, May 6th! Tickets on sale now!


 

Get Ready!

 

Join Green Opportunities on Saturday, May 6 from 6:00-9:00 pm for a soul shakin’ party!

 

Come down to The Boathouse at 318 Riverside Drive in Asheville’s River Arts District for the 2nd annual Soul Shakedown by the River. Dance to the grooves of Asheville’s own Natural Born Leaders playing a mixture of funk, reggae, blues, and hip hop.We’ll have guest musical performances by some of Green Opportunities’ all-star alumni, including GO Build graduates Doug Dew (Doug Dewberry), Alpha Lee (Greg Lynch), and Siyah (Isa Whitaker). DJ Nex will close down the night.

 

The event will feature soul food favorites from Green Opportunities’ Southside Kitchen and Guest Chef Joe Scully of Chestnut and The Corner Kitchen.

 

There will be chances to win thousands of dollars worth of prizes from local businesses through a silent auction and raffle. We’ll also have yard games made by GO’s own GO Build training program!

 

How to Get Down…

 

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and include entertainment, food, and two drinks (wine or beer). All proceeds from the event benefit Green Opportunities’ work to build a strong, inclusive workforce for Asheville by providing job training to adults facing employment barriers.

 

 

Are You a Local Business?

 

GO is seeking local business and community sponsors to support the Soul Shakedown. Specifically, we are seeking:

 

   • Event underwriters

   • Raffle/Silent Auction Items: donated products or services to help GO raise money during the event

   • In-kind Donations: Food suppliers to donate the raw materials for our soul food-themed meal, as well as event promotion

 

All proceeds from the Soul Shakedown will benefit Green Opportunities, an Asheville-based not-for-profit organization working to build a strong, inclusive workforce for Asheville by providing job training to adults facing employment barriers.

 

In acknowledgement of your contribution, GO is offering a range of benefits to our sponsors, including brand promotion and event tickets. See what sponsorship benefits we are offering to our Soul Shakedown sponsors.

 

If you would like to be a Soul Shakedown sponsor, please contact Dianne Ledbetter at dwledbetter@greenopportunities.org or 828-398-4158 ext. 113.

 

Thanks to our current sponsors!