Month: April 2019

Winter Wedding at the Dairy Barn Featured on

April 29, 2019

Rust and earthy toned rustic wedding during Christmas time at The Dairy Barn at Anne Springs Close Greenway near Charlotte, North Carolina Rachael and Dylan met in college at a part-time job at an after-school program for elementary school kids. It didn’t take them long to realize that they actually attended the same college and…

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Earth Day Interview with Anne Close

April 23, 2019

Written by Elizabeth Bowers, Communications & Guest Services Director Anne Close sits casually in a chair in the office of the White Homestead. A headphone set lays around her neck in anticipation of a brisk walk around the grounds of the Big House, as the historic Homestead is affectionately known. At 93, she is constantly…

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“Get Your Selfie Outside” to the Anne Springs Close Greenway

April 15, 2019

Today’s blog post comes to us from Darrell Williams, chair of the Anne Springs Close Greenway Board of Managers. Mr. Williams’ article first appeared in the the March issue of Springfield Magazine. Evidence abounds about the many health and wellness benefits of being outdoors in nature. According to research by Dr. Qing Li, a professor…

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April Is Love the Greenway Month

April 10, 2019

Join us the entire month of April as we celebrate all the things we love about the Anne Springs Close Greenway!  From Volunteer Appreciation Week to our Earth Day Celebration, we have a number of activities planned to get you close to nature! Love the Greenway Month 2019 Blue Star Blitz {March 30th} Not for…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Betsy McLean, PAR Garden Lead Volunteer

April 9, 2019

On any given day, you can visit the Greenway’s Community Garden and find Betsy McLean tending the rows.  But these aren’t personal crops she’s cultivating, these rows belong to the Plant-A-Row for the Hungry (PAR) Garden, a volunteer project that provides fresh produce for organizations who feed those in need. Community Cafe in Fort Mill…

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