Thursday, February 7, 2013

Robinson Appointed to Catawba River District Executive Board of Directors

Kathi Robinson
Feb 7. 2013 – Kathi Robinson, director of professional and support services with Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Catawba River District, a regional organization advancing environmental, education, and economic development in northwest Charlotte, Mount Holly, and Belmont. 

“We are most pleased to have Kathi join our executive committee,” said Edna Chirico, executive director of the River District.  “She is a resident of the River District and very committed to the organization’s goals to enhance education, community development, health and wellness.”  
River District programs include STEM interactive learning fairs and competitions, farm-to-school gardens at local schools, and research projects defining sustainable community and metrics. Programs are orchestrated in conjunction with various partner organizations including Gaston County and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and numerous environmental, civic, and business partners.

About the Catawba River District

The Catawba River District is a regional, non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable development and enhancement of a 16,000-acre area including parts of Mount Holly, Belmont, northwest Charlotte, and the region’s primary source of drinking water, the Catawba River. The River District has been described as a national model for public-private cooperation.  Supporters range from universities, schools and businesses to environmental advocates and municipalities.  Partners share a commitment to elevating the River District through sustainable education, community development, and health and wellness programs. 
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