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Looking Through Another Lens

The pictures in this blog post are from the Bambeco blog. You know the feeling you get when you overhear someone speaking about you?  Or read an opinion of you that someone else has written and shared?  It is that

Posted in EAL, Events, Head Start, Meetings, Nature Preserve, Weddings

Looking Forward to a Wonderful Year

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding in the coming months? If so, we hope that Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood is on the list for consideration for this important celebration. We still have some prime dates open in

Posted in 10K, 5K, Barn Dance, Events, Meetings, Trail Run, Weddings

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

Things That Make Frederick the Best

It seems like Frederick has appeared on a lot of “Best Places” lists over the past few years.  Recently, it made Movoto’s list of the 10 Best Counties in America, and if you live here or have ever visited, you

Posted in Barn Dance, EAL, Events, Meetings, Nature Preserve

Woman to Woman Mentoring

ThorpeWood was recently the site of the graduation celebration for the Woman to Woman Mentoring program.  We have hosted this dinner and ceremony before, and it is always a wonderful experience!  We were honored to welcome this fantastic group back

Posted in Events, Meetings, Volunteering

A Girl Scout Campout

We had the nicest group come and use our lovely grounds as the site for their spring campout this past weekend!  Girl Scout Troop 2330 from Mount Airy came up to ThorpeWood to spend some quality time in nature, and

Posted in Events, Meetings, Nature Preserve

Repeat Visitors

We are very well known for our weddings around here, and with good reason!  Julie Parlaman does an amazing job giving each and every couple a wedding day to remember and her company, Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood, goes above and

Posted in Events, Meetings, Weddings

A Drainage Issue that Led to a Beautiful New Space

So often in life, problems or issues arise that demand an immediate solution …and as we set out to tackle the problem with the determination to possess a larger view of the circumstance – the problem begins to look more

Posted in Events, Meetings, Weddings

A New Chapter for Canapes

As many of you know, and have deliciously benefited from over the past few years, Canapés is the exclusive caterer of ThorpeWood.  In fact, Canapés has operated out of ThorpeWood’s kitchen for the past seven years – a relationship and

Posted in Events, Meetings, Weddings

End of Year Giving

Well, it’s that time of year again.  The time when we all think about our end of year annual charitable giving   You all remember that we had a Goodwill donation box at our Open House, right?  Well, the box

Posted in Barn Dance, EAL, Events, Holiday Open House, Meetings, Ruut Concert, Trail Run