Susan Kelley and her husband, Rick, after Kelley was inducted. (photo by Wyndy Moorehead)

Kelley inducted into Second Wind Hall of Fame

Published 4:10pm Thursday, January 31, 2013

During the January meeting of the Tryon Garden Club, member Susan Kelley was inducted into the Second Wind Hall of Fame.

Kelley joins an impressive group of 15 members of the garden club whose outstanding volunteer contributions have added so much to the community.

Kelley and her husband Rick moved to Tryon in 2006 from Basking Ridge, N.J. Her career included positions as executive assistant to CEO’s and presidents of various companies in New York and New Jersey.

Soon upon arriving in Tryon, Kelley began volunteering at the Pacolet Area Conservancy helping with the PAC Walk, Holiday Party and other events held by PAC.

After joining the Tryon Garden Club in 2007 and becoming a member of the board in 2008, she was appointed the programs/hospitality chairman. She now serves as the chairman of Pearson’s Falls. Also in 2007, Kelley became a member of Questers and served as the treasurer.

In May 2009, she became a board member of the Tryon Concert Association, helping with membership, receptions after the concerts, ushering and liaison with the arts collaboration group representing the Tryon Concert Association.

Kelley is a master gardener and belongs to the Foothills Association of Master Gardeners.

– article submitted by Wyndy Moorehead

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