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Join us for the 2018 Rivanna River Renaissance Conference

Learn about River redevelopment projects in Roanoke VA and Greenville SC. Hear an update on Phase 1 of the Rivanna River Corridor Plan. Participate, in a workshop to provide input for Phase 2.

Who Should Attend: Community leaders, local government officials, developers, builders, financial investors, conservation and environmental organization personnel, members, and the public-at-large.

Friday, September 28:

  • 10:30 am Welcome and Introductions-   Ann Mallek    Chair, Rivanna River Basin Commission- Albemarle County
    • Panel discussion: River redevelopment from Greenville and Roanoke
      • Jim Bourey. Greenville South Carolina’s plan for cooperation for Reedy River Redevelopment
        • Jim Bourey is Director of Management Services for the architectural & engineering firm McGill Associates. Jim was City Manager of Greenville, S.C. during much of the Reedy River redevelopment planning and implementation.
      • Bern Ewert. Former City Manager, Roanoke, VA
    • Moderator: Chip Boyles, Executive Director at the TJPDC
  • 11:30 am Introduction to the Rivanna River Corridor Plan – Chip Boyles and Nick Morrison, Community Planner, TJPDC
    • Special announcement for the River. Ann Mallek, Ned Gallaway, Bob Crickenberger
  • Lunch Break and networking.
    • Bring your own lunch or visit the food truck.
  • 1-3 pm. Rivanna River Corridor planning Work-session and interactive engagement session
    • County Office Building, second floor

* If you plan to attend Friday’s event, please RSVP to Gretchen Thomas:

Saturday, September 29:

  • Guided South Fork Rivanna Paddling Trip
    • A Campaign Kick-Off Float supporting creation of the new South Fork River Access Guided by members of the Rivanna River Paddlers; Outfitting by Rivanna River Company
      • 9:30 am – 2:00pm,
      • 6 miles, Class I-II rapids
      • $39 per person, 20 Spaces Only.
      • Trip meets at 9:15 @ RRC Shop (1518 E. High St)
    • View a Trip Description Here
    • Register for guided trip:

Friday, September 28, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Albemarle County Office Building – 401 McIntire Rd.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
On-river Event
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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