Category: Volunteering

Gran Fondo Asheville 2014

September 11, 2014

The first ever Gran Fondo Asheville was held on Sunday, Sept. 7, and it was a huge success, raising over $30,000 for Friends of the Smokies! A “gran fondo” is an exciting mix between a leisurely group bike ride and a…

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Volunteer with Trails Forever Crew on Chimney Tops Trail

July 10, 2014

2014 Trails Forever Crew Members

By Holly Scott Jones, former Marketing Director of Friends of the Smokies   A Brief Look Back at Smokies Trails Forever Beginnings Throughout my eleven-year career with Friends of the Smokies, there were some definite highlights, and by that I…

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Little Greenbrier School provides trip back in history and hiking opportunities

June 11, 2014

by Julie Dodd Visiting the Little Greenbrier School in the Metcalf Bottoms area is a great way to step back in time – and an opportunity for some hiking, too. Just sitting in the school gives you a perspective of…

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