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17th Annual Holiday Open House – December 10th!

Our Open House is a week away and we’ve been busy getting ThorpeWood decked out for the holidays! Our tree is up and decorated! The tree came from the northwest mountains in North Carolina. It’s a 16 foot Frazer Fir. As usual, each year at the open house,

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News from ThorpeWood

The Fall Season is upon us and as usual Mother Nature did not disappoint. Although the picture to your right was taken after peak foliage, the fall colors are still quite vibrant. The season also  brings back our Head Start friends and we

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15th Annual Holiday Open House at ThorpeWood

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The 15th Annual ThorpeWood Open House will be on  Saturday, December 5 , from 3 pm to 8 pm in our Lodge.  Although not quite time, we will again have a beautiful Christmas Tree, “halls decked” out,

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Resolutions

It’s the start of another year, and our thoughts naturally turn to fortifying our resolve to make this year better than the last.  It’s the natural process of thought as we close-out one year and move onto the next:  an

Posted in 10K, 5K, Barn Dance, EAL, Head Start, Holiday Open House, Meetings, Nature Preserve, Trail Run, Weddings

After the Party

This is a bit late arriving in the internet waves, but it has been a busy week following our 15th Annual Holiday Open House! What a party it was! We were so happy to greet the 400 friends and family

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The Night Before the Open House

‘Twas the night before the Open House, and all through ThorpeWood’s Lodge, Staff and volunteers were scurrying to make merriment out of a hodge podge. The tree was all decorated in lights that were twinkling, And Santa’s 4-6 pm approach

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Countdown to the Open House

ThorpeWood’s Open House is this Saturday, December 6, from 3 pm to 8 pm in our Lodge, and preparations are in full swing.  Tree decorating, decking our halls, and preparing to host you – our friends and supporters – for

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The ThorpeWood Tree

We are getting closer and closer to the day that we cut down the tree that will adorn our Lodge for the Open House.  The picture you see is our tree as it exists now, growing in the wild!  Isn’t

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Holiday Open House

This year marks the 15th year for our Annual Holiday Open House!  This free event is one of the highlights of the year – not just for us, but for so many of you who have made this part of

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The Goodwill Bin

ThorpeWood, like any other non-profit, truly counts on the efforts of our friends and volunteers to step in when extra hands are needed.  Over the past year, many people have heeded our call for help with the Holiday Open House,

Posted in 10K, 5K, Holiday Open House, Trail Run, Volunteering