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Next Steps

  • APPLICATION REVIEW. We try to review applications within 3 business days.  Once we do, you will receive an automated email.  If, for any reason, we do not approve your application, you will receive a complete refund, either through your credit card or by check. When we do turn away an application, it is usually because we have reached saturation for vendors in your category.  We feel that it is in your best interests for us to limit similar exhibitors.  We will offer to hold you on a wait-list in the event of a cancellation.
  • PAYMENT BY CHECK. If you elected to pay by check, please send it to Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc, PO Box 2044 Asheville NC 28802-2044.  We give approved applicants three weeks to complete payment or until September 5, whichever comes first.  Thereafter, orders are only secure when approved by us and when payment is received. 
  • DIRECTORY LISTING.  You will find your listing on the Exhibitor Directory page once your application is approved and payment is received.

Other Options

  • UPDATE YOUR PROFILE. Find your listing in the listing of approved vendors (vendor home page). Open it, and click the Edit button.  You can add to or update your profile at any time before the festival.  Printed maps and guides will reflect information posted as of September 15.  
  • ADD TO YOUR ORDER. If you need to add tents, weights, tables, chairs, or electricity, click “Add to Order” on the vendor home page. 
  • REDUCE OR CANCEL YOUR ODER. If you need to remove an item or to cancel your order, contact us at [email protected]  Cancellation terms are spelled out in the vendor agreement.  Although there is a sliding scale for refund guarantees, we will generally issue a full refund (minus a $25 processing fee) if we can find an exhibitor to fill your space.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions. As we are an all-volunteer organization, we ask you to allow a day or so for responses. 

Thank you!

Warm Regards,
The Team at Blue Ridge Pride

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Eric Davis  MS, LCPA, NCC, Counselor

Willow Wellness and Recovery, PC 9 All Souls Crescent  Suite B, Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 490-4137 | Website I am a firm believer in empowerment and self-determination. In the past, I have worked well with folks experiencing a range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, substance-use, sleep disturbances, relationship issues, and issues unique to the LGBT community.

Scott Thomas,  Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCAS

Silver Lining Therapy 70 Woodfin Place  STE 21, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 705-3084 | Website I believe humor can be a powerful tool for healing and seek to incorporate this into our time together. Unique to my practice is an approach that truly puts you at the center of the counseling experience, and I draw from a wide variety of techniques to help you see and experience real change in your life. To see if therapy might be a good fit, I offer free phone consultations.

James Harrison, PhD Psychologist

12 Westridge Dr , Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 348-6300 | Website I enjoy helping people achieve physical and emotional intimacy whether they are young or old, straight or gay, in healthy, responsible, and mutually affirming ways. I also enjoy helping people improve their earning and manage their assets. And I like working with older people. I offer free phone consultations.

Judy Maris, Counselor, LPC, LCPC, MA, MS

Maris Psychotherapy 41 Clayton St, Suite 301, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 537-4489 | Website We can explore troublesome patterns that tend to repeat themselves in your life or look at new issues that have just come up. The important thing is for us to work together to get to the bottom of your difficulties and resolve them. I will assist you in becoming more aware of what you are feeling and thinking in the present moment. The untapped wisdom within you is a powerful healing force. Let me help you gain access to your full inner resources. I offer free phone consultations.

Elizabeth Heaney, Counselor, MA, LPC 

166 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (520) 447-3319 | Website I work with individual adults with concerns like: family history issues, relationship concerns, life satisfaction issues (related to jobs, living situations or relationships), anxiety and depression. I’ve had a particular focus on working with couples, addressing every aspect of relationship challenges – relationship dissatisfaction/boredom, affairs, sexual/intimacy issues, etc. And I was a civilian counselor on military bases for several years, so I have a clear understanding of the unique pressures and challenges facing service members and families. I offer free phone consultations.

Siljoy Maurer

Holistic Perspectives P.O. Box 333, Enka, NC 2872  Phone: (828) 333-0103  | [email protected] or  www.HolisticPerspectives.com For many years now I have been mentoring men and women from all walks of life. It continues to be my greatest joy to accompany someone from “just being ok” into thriving! As a Mentor & Healer I partner with my clients in creating authenticity, wellness and deep contentment, in whatever area of their lives they are seeking change. The combination of giving very practical, livable tools for direct “next steps” while “holding the big picture” and then manifesting that big picture often feels like this: a new client brings me their life or life situation in a jigsaw puzzle box, they lost the lid and forgot what the picture on it looked like. I am good at knowing that picture and then guiding my clients/mentees to put all the puzzle pieces together.  
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