Posted on 12 March 2013.
Jennifer Jakubecy and Kathleen McIntyre of Davidson Green School. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Local educators with an interest in the environment are teaming up this year to start a new private school in Davidson to teach children in grades K-8 through “the lens of environmental stewardship.” The Davidson Green School has been holding meetings with parents of prospective students in the past couple of weeks to begin promoting the new school, with an eye toward opening in the fall. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Environment, Huntersville, kids, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Schools
Posted on 09 March 2013.
Saturday’s Run Too Overcome attracted more than 250 runners for 5K and 10K races in downtown Davidson and dozens more for a 1-mile kids’ fun run. The event raised money and awareness for special needs education in area schools. The highlight of the day was a blazing victory in the 5K by U.S. Olympic runner Anthony Famiglietti, who lives and trains in Davidson. See the story in SPORTS»
Posted in Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Photos, Schools, Sports
Posted on 06 March 2013.
Davidson Garden Club members (from left) Mary Martin, Ann Allen, and Pam Grant posed during the event. See a photo gallery below. (Lincoln Davidson/DavidsonNews.net)
By LINCOLN DAVIDSON
Gardeners from across North Carolina gathered at Davidson College Tuesday for the 29th annual Davidson Horticultural Symposium, where renowned horticulturalists and garden gurus spoke to a packed house on topics ranging from the private spaces of leading designers and contemplative gardens, to vertical gardening and terrariums.
Read the full story
Posted in Life in Davidson, Nonprofit news, real estate
Posted on 01 March 2013.
The Rocky River Road Club Polar Bear stopped by Ada Jenkins Center Friday to deliver a $10,000 check to director Georgia Krueger. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Warm temperatures meant this year’s Polar Bear 100K and 50K bicycle rides on Jan. 12 weren’t very polar. But the weather boosted turnout to a record 660 riders, and that meant a record $10,000 check for the ride’s main beneficiary, the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Cornelius, Cycling, Fund-raisers, Health & Fitness, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Mooresville, West side
Posted on 20 February 2013.
Davidson College students assembled meals for Stop Hunger Now on Tuesday. (Lincoln Davidson/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson College students packed 10,080 meals destined to be aid to developing nations Tuesday afternoon for the international hunger relief organization Stop Hunger Now.
Read the full story
Posted in Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Nonprofit news, Photo of the Day
Posted on 19 February 2013.
By DAVID BORAKS
Terry Laney, who has led Our Towns Habitat for Humanity for the past 13 years, has stepped down, and the board has appointed a longtime Charlotte-based volunteer as interim director while it looks for a permanent successor. Enrique Sanchez, a retired Bank of America economist and 17-year Habitat volunteer, took over the reins last week at the local Habitat affiliate. Read the full story
Posted in Nonprofit news
Posted on 16 February 2013.
Davidson Farmer’s Market vendors, volunteers and shoppers dedicated this tree Saturday in honor of market co-founder Carol Mayes. (Hans Diessel/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson Farmers Market vendors, volunteers and customers gathered around a newly planted tree at the market Saturday morning to remember market co-founder Carol Mayes, who died one year ago.
The ceremony, just before market opened, dedicated the tree, which the Town of Davidson planted in her honor. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, local food, Nonprofit news, public spaces, Town Hall