ASHEVILLE – The new Arthur R. Edington Education and Career Center, a training site for green jobs, will be dedicated in a public event this week. A tour of the facility will be offered after the ceremony, which starts at noon Saturday.
Housed in the former W.C. Reid Center, 133 Livingston St., the Asheville Housing Authority recently renovated the building and renamed it to honor Arthur R. Edington, former principal of the Livingston Street School.
Partners envision the center will be a place where people from the surrounding neighborhoods will have access to education, job training, support services and other resources, strengthening residents' self-sufficiency and empowerment, reported the Asheville Housing Authority in a press release.
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