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Spring Update

As we turn gratefully towards spring and the warmer weather soon to bless the Valley, we thought it would be a good time to update you on what the Northend Greenway has been up to over the last few months. As you know, with your support and the efforts of Northend Greenway staff and volunteers, [&he... Read on »

A battered, but ever-effective sign from the Walk The Burg movement. The signs were hung in late March, five months later a few can still be found across the City.

[Green] Guerilla Crusade Comes to Harrisonburg

‘Walk The Burg’ Project Aims To Combat Car Culture Earlier this spring James Madison University students armed with paper and zip ties took to the streets, starting an unusual kind of guerilla war. The goal was to change the ‘Burg for the better, and in more ways than one. “We’re really trying to push against [&he... Read on »

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Front Page News: Creating Community Green Space

We were thrilled to see a front page piece in the Daily News-Record this morning about Harrisonburg’s Plan Our Park initiative. For those of you who do not know about the project, Plan Our Park was established to explore the possibility of a public park near the Turner Pavilion on South Liberty street. POP’s design team [&he... Read on »

Rachel Sara Blanton Melas and her family look forward to using the Greenway everyday. Photo by Vanessa Ehrenpreis

Get The Perspective: Landowners

Blanton Melas, Rojas Santiago Among Landowner Supporters for Northend Landowners: the little known piece of the greenway puzzle. While the Northend Greenway has made fantastic progress thus far, nothing would have been possible without the initial approval of the individuals, families, and companies located along the proposed route. It may seem like a no-brainer to [&he... Read on »

Upcoming Events

  • April 21, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

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  • April 23, 2014
    • 12:00 pm: SVBC Advocacy Lunch at Clementine

      When: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

      Location: Clementine Cafe

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  • May 5, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

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  • May 19, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

      RSVP

  • June 2, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

      RSVP