Meeting Minutes


  • Jun 18, 2019 –
    • Summer Greetings SEARCH members:It’s Friday the 28th and the second Listening Session by AMY Wellness Foundation for area nonprofits is this afternoon at the Cross Street Building in Spruce Pine.  Details in the minutes.

      Also in the minutes, we have formed a new group on Ambulance/Emergency Services.  George Bennett will organize and chair the effort.  If you’re interested in serving on that committee, please send a return email to this address with your contact information and George will contact you

      You can watch the entire Cutting Edge Philanthropy forum live stream on the SEARCH website (  or a 23″ clip at this link:

      A link to Headwaters Foundation CEO Brenda Solorzano’s Powerpoint presentation is below as well as the June meeting minutes.

      We haven’t set the date for the next SEARCH meeting though committees will continue to meet during the summer.  In the meantime, happy summer, and stay healthy.

      Susan Larson, Risa Larsen, Karin Rolett



Enjoy this Quick Overview of 2018 from SEARCH, and see the meeting minutes below

Quick overview of 2018 - cropped

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Britt Kaufmann’s Visual Explanation of the Upcoming Mission/HCA Transaction during the Aug. 14, 2018 SEARCH meeting.


Victoria Hicks’ depiction of the tightly knit relationships between Mission Health System, the future Mission Division of HCA, and the Dogwood Health Trust.