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Please extend a warm Kanuga welcome to ANDREW HOLMES
General Manager, Kanuga Inn & Lodging We are delighted to introduce you to Andrew Holmes, general manager for Kanuga’s dining and lodging operations. As Kanuga takes the sometimes painful but primarily celebratory steps toward recovery from the pandemic, we are confident that Andrew has the commitment and care required to move Kanuga forward in its...
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Andrew Baker Memorial Fund
At the request of family and friends, Kanuga is receiving funds to create a memorial to honor Patrick Andrew Livingston Baker (October 27, 1994-April 16, 2021). Patrick “Andrew” Baker began attending youth week conferences in 2007 and served on JYP, SYP, and Winterlight staff. Kanuga served as a big brother to Andrew and his sister and he...
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Bill Norris joined Kanuga in the advancement office on July 1, 2021. Over the course of his career in advancement, he has served institutions of higher education—most recently UNC Asheville—as well as public media and healthcare organizations. “I am thrilled to be part of the talented and committed team during this exciting time in the...
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Mountain Trail Outdoor School Welcomes Lucas Newton
Kanuga is pleased to welcome Lucas Newton, a longtime outdoor educator and former instructor, as our new Mountain Trail Outdoor School (MTOS) director! Lucas received an M.Ed. in Outdoor Education from Georgia College and has facilitated outdoor experiences for students in western North Carolina since 2003. Most recently he served as an adjunct professor for...
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