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Ridgeview Valley's Recycling For Charity
The mission of Ridgeview Valley and the Ridgeview Valley Home Owner's Association (HOA) has always been to be as environmentally conscious as possible.
The mission of Ridgeview Valley and the Ridgeview Valley Home Owner's Association (HOA) has always been to be as environmentally conscious as possible. With the use of underground storm water management, Ridgeview Valley is dedicated to the protection of 150+ contiguous acres of the 308 acre project. Recently, Lori Malcolm of Coldwell Banker Deep Creek Realty, the listing agent for Ridgeview Valley, was awarded the national Association of Realtors Green Designation, which provides resources to promote awareness to the unique balance of environmental responsibility and the sustainability for the future.
In 2008 the Ridgeview Valley HOA made the decision to give back to the community by allowing non-profit organizations to host fundraising events in the community's red barn. The Barn at Ridgeview Valley has become a preferred location for special cultural events, such as performances by Theatre on the Lake and The Annual Garrett Mentors Barn Dance, as well as private parties, weddings and family reunions.
All events held at the barn are by, or for a charity or non-profit, and proceeds from each event benefits the charity or non-profit entirely. In lieu of a facility charge, those holding private functions are asked to donate to a charity of their choice. With this clever way of giving back to the community, Ridgeview Valley HOA offers brides a unique venue that allows them to personalize their big day, while helping their favorite charity. In 2010 the Ridgeview Valley HOA supported donations of over $2,500 to various charities.
With their environmental tag line of "Every Little Thing Makes a Difference" the Ridgeview Valley HOA has designed a program called "Recycling for Charity", it's convenient and economical to the participants and beneficial to the recipients. To date, the Ridgeview Valley HOA is collecting soda can tabs and soup can tabs for Ronald McDonald House. In 2010, Paula Thomas, the Ridgeview Valley Home Owners Association Manager, and her family, collected 25 pounds of soda can tabs. They are hoping to exceed this goal in 2011. The tabs are collected for the aluminum value, sent to a recycling center and the funds collected help to pay for general operating expenses of each Ronald McDonald House. The Ridgeview Valley HOA is also collecting used eyeglasses on behalf of the Deep Creek Lions Club. The Lions Recycle for Sight program collects used prescription eyeglasses to send to developing countries. In addition, the Ridgeview Valley HOA is collecting used cell phones and empty ink cartridges to support efforts by the Zion Lutheran Church in Accident, Maryland. The church ships the phones and ink cartridges to The Orphan Grain Train to be used in conjunction with their many humanitarian programs. All of the above mentioned items can be dropped off at the Ridgeview Valley Preview Center during regular office hours. Although this is just a simple recycling program, the benefits are large to the recipients. Simply state, every little thing makes a difference.
The sense of tranquility that you will find in Ridgeview Valley will make you feel like you are already home. This planned village-style residential community is situated in scenic Garrett County and offers a multitude of amenities such as hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing trails, and of course our beautiful barn for community events, with its adjoining amphitheater. Future plans call for a community center with an indoor swimming pool and fitness center, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, a multi-purpose field for soccer, football, and baseball, and other various playgrounds. Ridgeview Valley covers the valley to the ridge top, all in harmony with the natural beauty of the are and neighboring Deep Creek Lake. Ridgeview Valley is the ideal second home location for the outdoor enthusiast; providing the perfect setting for pursuing one's outdoor passions while getting to know the neighbors and enjoying family and friends. For more information about Ridgeview Valley call 301-387-4040 or visit www.ridgeviewvalley.com or follow them on www.facebook.com/
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Ridgeview Valley is the planned village-style residential community with all the amenities spanning 308 acres that's in harmony with - not in competition with - the natural beauty surrounding Deep Creek Lake, Maryland.