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Beyond thoughts and prayers: what I learned on the first day of school
In 1972 I walked into an Open House to meet my first-grade teacher about a week before classes. She was a beautiful, kind woman in her mid-forties; homemade lemonade and fresh baked cookies sat on her desk. But what I remember most walking in that day was her getting down on one knee, looking me...
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A Love Letter to Kanuga
Following the initial weekend of Kanuga Cottage Retreats, we received some moving and meaningful feedback from guests. We share with her permission the following letter from Eleanor Shell, who wrote about her family’s experience:   Dear Micheal, I am writing to send you and the entire staff a very personal thank you for a wonderful...
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From the Kanuga Produce Garden to Yours: Tips for Happy Gardening
Clint DeWitt, Environmental Projects Manager Gardening is an incredibly rewarding way to spend your extra time at home, stay active, and reap the benefits of home-grown produce. From a five-gallon bucket container garden to a tilled patch in the backyard, here are a few tips on kitchen gardening straight from Kanuga’s own Foster Educational Garden:...
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Become a Steward for Kanuga
A Note from Advancement Director Jim Hackney Dear Friend of Kanuga, During this time of uncertain operating conditions, Kanuga needs your support. On March 16, we communicated with you that the temporary closure through May would result in a $2,000,000 loss of revenue and that Kanuga did not have the reserve funds to get us...
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