STEELE CREEK NEWS
Creek Trails at RiverGate Grand Opening May 5
(April 28, 2007)
Shopping Center will celebrate its Grand Opening on
Saturday, May 5 from 12 noon until 3 P.M.
The Steele Creek
Community Trail Committee will have a table at the event
with information about community efforts to develop a network of
trails throughout Steele Creek. The committee will sell Trail
T-shirts and have petitions available for visitors to sign and show
support for trails in Steele Creek.
Childress-Klein Properties, developers of RiverGate, constructed the
first greenway trail in Steele Creek along Walkers Branch at the
northern edge of RiverGate. This trail is now part of the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Park and Recreation Department's Greenway
Grand Opening activities will be located in the parking lot behind
Art Space Studio, The Pearl Earring, and Hallmark and include the
3 Live Radio Station Remotes: K104.7 (with Kozmo), KISS 95.1, and
Bird house building sponsored by Home Depot
Clown - Face Painting and Balloon sculpting
Fire Truck and Firefighters from Charlotte Mecklenburg Fire Station
Project Halo bus (pet adoption)
Plan to stay around for Customer Give-A-Ways every 15 minutes
(I-POD, Cash, Gift Certificates)!!
RiverGate also will
offer a Summer 2007 Concert Series on Saturday evenings during the
summer. Scheduled to appear:
6/2 - James Deem
6/9 - Jay
6/23 - Carl
6/30 - Carl
7/7 - James Deem
7/14 - Vanilla Cornbread
7/21 - James Deem
7/28 - Carl Rosen
8/4 - Vanilla Cornbread
8/11 - Vanilla Cornbread
8/18 - Carl Rosen
8/25 - James Deem
As more stores have been opening over the last year and a half,
RiverGate has become the centerpiece for the Lower Steele Creek
area. Anchored by Home Depot and Super Target, RiverGate will offer
about three dozen shops and restaurants in 600,000 square feet of
The petition in support of trails in Steele
Creek is directed towards Commissioner Norman Mitchell, who
represents the Steele Creek area on the Mecklenburg County Board
of County Commissioners. The text is as follows:
I support the Steele Creek Community
Trail/Walkers Branch Greenway.
Our community wants it and needs it.
We need your help to ensure this project
becomes a high priority for the county.
I look forward to walking with you on the trail.