Bowling for Wellness!

The Wellness Committee wants to form a Bowling Team to compete in the Asheville Sport and Social Club league. Here’s the basic information:

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  • Registration ends November 13, 2019
  • 6 players minimum (at least 2 of each gender) – 8 players maximum
  • First Game is Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7:00
  • Last Game is Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  •  14 teams max
  • $59 per person
  • At Sky-Lanes in West Asheville

Interested? Contact Bar Administrator Lisa-Gaye Hall at to be connected with other attorneys who want to form a team.





Walk for Mental Wellness

The Wellness Committee encourages all members to consider forming a team for the upcoming Walk for Wellness. The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and All Souls Counseling are hosting the 3rd Annual Mental Wellness 5k walk at Carrier Park on June 15 at 10:00 AM. The walk is $10/person, or $5 per person on a team.  It is mental wellness awareness event, with funds benefiting NAMI Western Carolina and All Souls Counseling. Contact Angie Dorsey by email, or click on this link to learn more:

Only Six More Weeks to Use Your 2018 BarCARES benefits

Did you know that all lawyers and judges in the 28th Judicial District are eligible for 3 free executive wellness coaching sessions for lawyers or 3 free mental health care sessions with a local therapist this calendar year? If you have not yet used your 2018 BarCARES benefits, call BarCARES at 800-640-0735 during business hours. The program coordinator will take your confidential call. You can specifically request 3 sessions with Laura Mahr, a local attorney and resilience coach, or ask for a referral to a participating licensed therapist. You do not need to give any specifics other than your name and bar number to access your benefits. To find out more about BarCARES, visit To find out more about Laura’s mindfulness and neuroscience-based resilience coaching for lawyers, visit