News at Givens Estates

Team Member Spotlight: Production Team Lead, Chef David Breeden

Chef David Breeden is the production team lead for Market + Craft, one of the three dining venues at Givens Estates. He has always enjoyed cooking, inspired by great television chefs such as Emeril Lagasse and Justin Wilson. After graduating with a culinary arts degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2016, David worked as … Continued

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Global Recycling Day: Composting at Givens Estates

Compost at Givens Estates is made in-house as part of our sustainability initiative. We use it for planting new foliage, amending soil, top dressing lawns, filling planters, and more. You might be wondering how we make our compost. First, the grounds team collects fallen leaves. We use a big leaf vacuum for this; we would … Continued

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U.S. News & World Report includes Givens Estates Health Center in its latest online directory that evaluates more than 15,000 nursing homes throughout the country, providing ratings in two different areas, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Givens Estates Health Center earned top marks as a high performing facility in both short-term and long-term care categories. … Continued

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Givens Communities Purchases Historic Mill in Marion for Affordable Housing

The Asheville non-profit organization Givens Communities purchased the Clinchfield Mill, located at 56 Branch Street in Marion, N.C. on December 21. Givens received a $3 million grant from the Dogwood Health Trust to purchase the property for development of affordable housing. Givens is currently applying to have the site added to the National Register of … Continued

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Givens Estates Assisted Living Receives Four Stars

The N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation, NCDHSR, rated the Richard A. Wood Jr. Assisted Living Center at Givens Estates a 4-star facility, which is the highest rating possible in its North Carolina Star Rated Certificate Program. “The North Carolina Star Rated Certificate program for assisted living facilities, also called adult care homes and family … Continued

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