Susan Garrison

Blacksburg Community Gardens

growing food and community Along with providing space for community members to garden, we host gardening classes, potluck suppers and groups + individuals wanting to participate in growing food. Our aim is to provide a learning and service environment for anyone interested while promoting the growing of healthy food and dynamic community. The Gardens Hale …

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The Susan Garrison Memorial Fund

An endowment to Susan’s memory has been created through the Community Foundation of the NRV.  This endowment will last in perpetuity; the interest-income generated will provide the Town of Blacksburg with a modest source of funding year after year.  “The Susan Garrison Memorial Fund provides financial resources to the Town of Blacksburg for its use …

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Susan’s View: Heritage Park Bench & Tree Grove

Dean Crane  (TOB Director of Parks & Recreation) and Kelly Mattingly (TOB Director of Public Works) conceived of this memorial and chose a location, at Blacksburg’s Heritage Park, for a memorial bench with a plaque honoring Susan.  The bench is near the picnic pavilion, close to the upper parking lot off of Glade Road in …

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