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Planting Roots for the Future: Sustainability at Kanuga
As one of Kanuga’s core values, the principle of sustainability guides decisions, projects, and work around campus. Ultimately, our goal is to treasure God’s gift of land and resources while preserving our legacy for future generations. Embracing Change to Live More Sustainably As we look back at 2019, we celebrate our progress of living more...
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Employee Spotlight: Dwayne Owens, Kanuga Property Manager
Part of the allure and beauty of Kanuga is the grounds. Surrounded by mountains and forests with miles of trails, the property is often called a “thin place” by guests and employees. The care of Kanuga’s expansive property is overseen by Property Manager Dwayne Owens. Dwayne joined Kanuga earlier this year and has spent the...
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Preserving the Heart of Kanuga
For generations, Kanuga has provided physical respite from the outside world by hosting conferences, retreats, and seasonal guest periods. Since 1942, the Chapel of the Transfiguration has acted as the spiritual heart of Kanuga. Through the years, the chapel has graciously welcomed generations for worship services, baptisms, and weddings. “The Chapel of the Transfiguration is...
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Employee Spotlight: Pat McAfee
As any theater lover knows, the second act always contains the best part of the story. Such an analogy could also apply to Pat McAfee, Kanuga’s renaissance man and unofficial transportation director. A New Career at Kanuga A published author of three books and retired teacher, drama director, and education administrator, Pat began his career...
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