DRBA's 20th Annual Celebration!
June 4, 2022
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) is Twenty!
Two decades old and going strong with milestones and successes to celebrate! The public is invited to join DRBA’s Board and Staff for a 20th Anniversary Celebration at Eden City Hall. The day will begin at 9:30 am at Eden City Hall, located at 308 E Stadium Dr, Eden, NC 27288 (GPS 36°30'04.2"N 79°44'03.8"W). The 20th year celebration event will begin at 9:30 am and is free and open to all ages and abilities.
DRBA comes full circle by hosting this celebration in the very same location where the first organizational meeting was held in 2002. Highlights at the event will include “20 Stories/20 Years” a film showcasing stories about DRBA, both a “Year in Review” and a “Looking Forward” presentation and volunteer awards. The day will also include opportunities to hike, to paddle, stroll on the sculpture path, refreshments, environmental education demonstrations and the chance to get new DRBA gear.
The morning event ends at Noon and participants can enjoy lunch at a local restaurant or bring a picnic lunch. At 1:30 pm, attendees will have a choice to enjoy a 3-mile hike on the Smith River Greenway (hikers are asked to dress for the weather, bring drink, snacks and to sign a waiver) OR to enjoy a 1.25-mile paddle (paddlers are asked to dress for the weather, to supply kayak/canoe, PFD, drink, snacks and sign a waiver) on the Dan River from Leaksville Landing to the Wildlife Access.
DRBA staff/Board/volunteers will be at each location to coordinate the hike or the paddle. The following information will also be available at the registration desk for directions to the hike or paddle location.
For more information, contact Tiffany Haworth, firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 627-6270