Greater & Greener: Re-Imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities is an international urban parks conference that aims to increase awareness of the positive impact that parks and green spaces have on our urban communities and explore how urban parks will be designed, developed, programmed, funded and sustained to meet future demands.
Presented by City Parks Alliance, the Greater & Greener conference is the premier forum for park innovation, offering forward-looking topics and speakers, interactive in-the-field workshops and tours, a volunteer service project and an audience of urban park planning, and design professionals, advocates and supporters from around the world.
The GreenPages USA and Concrete2Green presents Green The Block Charlotte Friday, April 23 5-8:30pm at Eastland Mall. The event will feature a Green Job Infomation Fair, Green the Block Rally with Mayor Anthony Foxx, and Celebrity Futsal (Indoor Soccer) Game with area media personalities vs. the C2G Allstars. This will be fun for the entire family, with special guest performances from local and national recording artists. Music provided by With These Hands DJ’ing Academy
Charlotte, NC — April 2, 2009 – SnapSports, Inc., the leading outdoor courts and modular sports flooring manufacturer, & Concrete2Green, the country’s premiere urban soccer company have come together for Urban Development with the opening of the Concrete2Green Futsal Center in Charlotte, NC (picture above).
C2G opens it’s first(pilot) Concrete2Green Futsal Center in Charlotte, NC by converting a defunct ice skating rink into a 3-court futsal facility. C2G renovated the 25,000 sq ft space into a multi-use futsal/cultural center with a dj booth, dance studio, & artist grant space. click for more about the C2G Center in Charlotte, NC
Akbar Majeed wants the world’s game to have an urban presence.
Akbar Majeed of Charlotte is co-founder of Concrete2Green, which aims to build soccer play areas in urban communities. The goal isn’t locating lush green fields, but underused and abandoned areas where youngsters can develop their skills.
And he doesn’t mind if it’s on asphalt or concrete.