Friends of the West Ashley Greenway
Father John J. McCarthy Knights of Columbus Council #12472 (in
association with Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church) will host the Third
Annual Walk for HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday) on Saturday, May
18, 2013, from 9 AM until Noon on THE WEST ASHLEY GREENWAY, THE SECTION
BETWEEN COBURG ROAD AND FOLLY ROAD (BOULEVARD).
Registration/Admission is only $10 with proceeds benefiting the
Carolina Children's Charity. AND EVERYONE IS INVITED TO
PARTICIPATE AND/OR VOLUNTEER. If interested, and for more
information, please call (843)556-3578 and/or
closure - we have received news that the stretch of the Greenway from
Canterbury to Markfield will be closed beginning April 1st (no, this is
not a joke!) through August, per Charleston Water System - yikes!
great article in the West Of paper about the City of Charleston fixing
the missing bridge to re-connect the two pieces of the Greenway.
West Ashley Greenway Master Plan is discussed in this week's WEST OF
and can be viewed here.
The article notes that the City of Charleston is scheduled to present
the plan to the public on APRIL 15th but the time had not been
finalized. Stay tuned. This great linear
is part of the national 2,500 mile East Coast Greenway which extends
from Maine to Florida so please come to this meeting and be green!
Charleston 5 K Donut Run - SATURDAY, April 24, 8:00-9:30 am
Bring the family, leashed dogs and enjoy this short fun run for the
sidewalk chalk children's benefit.
Start: Three Birds Restaurant in South Windermere
Course: West Ashley Greenway
Turn Around: Krispy Kreme Donut Shop
Sign Up: www.CharlestonDonutRun.com.
Children under 12 free, adults, 18 if sign up in advance by April 19,
this Monday. Walk ups are welcome
Walk Chalk is a 501c3 that works with 7 Title One schools to
teach expression, build confidence, and change the lives of those less
fortunate. Click thru to our web site at
view heart breaking stories from our students
To volunteer: Contact Charles@FoxMusicHouse.com or call 843.303.3334
Thank you very much for your support!
run party will be held at the Triangle Restaurant at the corner of
Magnolia and Hwy 17 with speical drink and food discounts to Off the
Sidewalk - Chas Donut Run participants and families.
11:00 am on a wed. at the greenway crossing on farmfield d,
musc safe kids was awarded a $10,000 check from federal
to put in two flashing pedestrian lights for farmfield rd.
riley accepted the check for the city. one step at a time:
is yet another important safety project along the greenway.
thumbnail for full image of the ceremony.
the following are some more projects (some pending - some already
federal safe routes to school funding is being used to improve the
greenway crossings over stinson, arlington, and wappoo roads; the
original project only included wappoo road but other crossings are now
going to be included in the project!
* at the
request of a neighborhood, charleston county is constructing
sidewalks on campbell and timmerman drives to the greenway with new
* the city of charleston also just put in a new crossing over
coburg drive after a citizen request.
and a sidewalk was added from savannah highway to the
greenway along coburg drive - next to the new harris teeter!