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Dabney Sanders, “Bringing the Green to Greensboro” (August 9)
August 9, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Dabney Sanders, Action Greensboro
Project Manager for the Downtown Greenway
Bringing the Green to Greensboro
Dabney works for Action Greensboro as the Project Manager for the Downtown Greenway – a collaborative project with the City of Greensboro. Dabney coordinates all activities related to the creation of the $34M, 4 mile loop including design, fundraising, construction, and communications.
Dabney grew up in Rhode Island, and attended Sewanee: The University of the South. She graduated with a BS in Natural Resources (Forestry & Geology) and a minor in Botany in 1987. After living in Charlotte and working at Wing Haven – a public garden and bird sanctuary, she moved to Greensboro in the Fall of 1999 with her husband, Walker, when he joined the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro as President.
In addition to her work, Dabney is involved in a number of volunteer activities including serving on the boards of Triad Stage, Eastern Music Festival, Public Art Endowment, and The Olio. She is a former member of the Weatherspoon Art Museum Association Board and is a former President of the Board of Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art.
Dabney enjoys Greensboro and lives happily in Fisher Park with her husband Walker, their dogs Hudson and Scout, and their chickens Flora, Betty, and Violet.