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Dabney Sanders “Author + Books + Community = Greensboro Bound”(April 28)

April 28, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Dabney Sanders, Board Chair, Greensboro Bound – A Literary Festival

“Author + Books + Community = Greensboro Bound”

Dabney is the Project Manager for the Downtown Greenway; a collaborative project of Acton Greensboro and the City of Greensboro.  As project manager of the Downtown Greenway, Dabney oversees & coordinates all activities related to the creation of the $43 million, 4-mile loop including design, fundraising, construction, communications, and public art. Dabney is also the Chair of the Board of Directors for Greensboro Bound – A Literary Festival.

Dabney grew up in Rhode Island and graduated from Sewanee with a major in Natural Resources (Forestry & Geology) and a minor in Botany in 1987. She serves as the Chair of the Board of The Greensboro Literary Organization that produces Greensboro Bound, an annual literary festival and partners with Guilford County Schools with the Authors Engaging Students program and the Children’s Book Festival. She also serves on the board of the Eastern Music Festival and the Public Art Advisory Committee for the Piedmont Triad International Airport. She is the Immediate past Chair of the Triad Stage Board of Trustees, a former member of the Weatherspoon Art Museum Association Board and is a former member and President of the Board of Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art and the Public Art Endowment Steering Committee at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

Dabney was selected as a finalist for the Knight Foundation Public Space Fellowship in 2019 and was named the 2019 Jim Roach Downtown Person of the Year by Downtown Greensboro. She enjoys Greensboro and lives happily in historic Fisher Park with her husband Walker and their dogs and chickens.

This is a virtual event via Zoom. If interested in attending, please email pcash@greensbororotary. org to request access.

A limited number of slots are available for club members who want to attend in person this week at Natty Greene’s Downtown.  See the most recent Rotaryarns email for the SignUp Genius link. Registration is required for the in-person option.


April 28, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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