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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Barrett Ranson
Main Address:
260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
348 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
Wing Haven Foundation Office
260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
248 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209

Symposium - Inspired Thinking: Outside the Boxwood

Presented to the community by Wells Fargo, this year’s symposium, Inspired Thinking: Outside the Boxwood, brings nationally recognized guest speakers in an enriched two-day format designed to excite and inspire. Whether you participate in an intimate workshop, enjoy light conversations and garden ambience during the cocktail hour, or enjoy the thought-provoking messages of our dynamic presenters, we hope you will come away encouraged to embrace new ideas.

The four women selected to impart their knowledge and challenge our thinking are keen observers of the natural world, just as Elizabeth Clarkson and Elizabeth Lawrence were in their own ways. Alizé Carrère is a National Geographic Explorer specializing in the human adaptation to our changing environment. Tara Douglass is a small business owner who showcases her talents for clients seeking practical gardens using sustainable solutions and organic practices. CeCeHaydock is a LEED accredited landscape architect who shares stories of famed gardens around the world. Abby Bristow offers a fresh project management perspective that is so critical to the success of urban landscaping. Together, these speakers will pique your interest beyond anything you’ve experienced at a Wing Haven symposium.

Title Sponsor: Wells Fargo. Platinum Sponsor: The Dowd Foundation. Gold Sponsor: Badger Sport, Blackhawk Hardware, Burch Mixon Garden Design, Dickens Mitchener, Jane Schwab Interiors, Knight Residential Group, Inc., Laurie Durden Garden Design, Lowry Insurance, Rountree Plantation Garden Center. Silver: a b o d e, Bartlett Tree Experts- Charlotte, NC, Brandon Lawn Real Estate/Cottingham Chalk, Edifice Inc, Elizabeth Bruns, Inc., Eye Dialogue, Peaceful Ponds, Royal Painting, Sterling Capital Management, Garrett P. Nelson Studio. Bronze: Atlantic Landscape Supplies, B.D. Jeffries - Charlotte, C. DeWitt Foard & Co., Charlotte Lucas Interior Design, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Fountain Landscaping, The Grounds Guys of Myers Park, Ellen Kelly Realtor/Broker Helen Adams Realty, Joyner-Benfield Distinctive Land & Waterscapes, Lat Purser & Associates, Lead Source Marketing, Loftin & Company Printers, Elizabeth Moran, M.D., Premier Gynecology & Wellness, Reid's Fine Foods, Skookum,, Unit Paving, Williams Buick GMC, Woo Skincare and Cosmetics Charlotte.

Wing Haven is supported, in part, with funding from Arts & Science Council.

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019