Welcome to Montford!

Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!

For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.

The YMCA Needs Our Support

Sharon Fahrer

Everyone’s heard of the YMCA. But there’s so much more to the Y than one might think. From exercise to education, volleyball to volunteering, preschool to preventive health, the Y doesn’t just strengthen bodies—it strengthens community. The [... click heading to read more]

National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Saturday, May 10th—One of America’s Great Days of Giving

Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a hard reality for too many—hunger. So, each year on the second Saturday in May, for [... click heading to read more]

Green Corner

Our Sweet Predator Cats

Mitch Russell

Our house cats may seem like harmless rings in the domesticated animal chain, but this is not the case, as many of us have witnessed firsthand, either through being surprisingly scratched or bitten [... click heading to read more]

Community Recreation News

Kim Kennedy April 2014

Hop on over to Montford Park on Saturday, April 19 at 11am for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Tattoos, goodie bags, and a visit with the Easter bunny are all part of the fun. Don’t [... click heading to read more]

Montford Farmer’s Market Opens April 23rd

Leslie Grotenhuis

We are welcoming spring with an early start at the Montford Farmer’s Market on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2-6pm at 36 Montford Avenue, in the Asheville Chamber of Commerce/Lenoir Rhyne University parking lot.

Join us as we bring [... click heading to read more]

Festival Fundraising

New Businesses Supporting Montford Music and Arts Festival

These businesses made a commitment in March to join our growing list of sponsors for the Montford Music and Arts Festival. We have a huge line-up this year on the two [... click heading to read more]

Montford Neighborhood Association Meeting

Pam Jo Brown, Secretary

The Montford Neighborhood Association held the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 18 at 7pm at the Montford Recreation Center on Pearson Avenue. MNA Board members included David Patterson, President, Pam Brown, Secretary, Susan [... click heading to read more]

Montford Center Gym Reopens With a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Joan Miller

The new Montford Community Center gym is a beaut. With so much press about inactive kids at risk, it was a pleasure to see the kids, after the ribbon ceremony, running all over the gym with balls, [... click heading to read more]

The Montford Challenge Is On!

Montford Residents Offer $1000 Festival Matching Donation

Daphne Young, Fundraising Committee

We made a call for Montford residents to put up a matching donation challenge to raise funds for the 2014 Montford Music and Arts Festival. The call has [... click heading to read more]

The Newsletter Needs a Circulation Manager

A Great Way to Help the Neighborhood

Joe Newman, Current Holder of the Job

Here’s the job description:

Around the first of the month, the circulation manager picks up the latest issue of the newsletter at Allegra Print and [... click heading to read more]