The staff of FENCE shows off their new truck. Staff members from left to right are FENCE Executive Director Carrie Knox, nature education coordinator Tracie Hanson, nature education assistant Kristy Burja, and maintenance workers Joey Thompson, Roy Flores, Bill Pound. (photo submitted)
The staff of FENCE shows off their new truck. Staff members from left to right are FENCE Executive Director Carrie Knox, nature education coordinator Tracie Hanson, nature education assistant Kristy Burja, and maintenance workers Joey Thompson, Roy Flores, Bill Pound. (photo submitted)

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FENCE purchases new truck with PCCF funds

Published 9:40am Monday, April 8, 2013

After many years of service the old truck at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE) has been retired. While bidding the old truck a fond farewell, the staff of FENCE is excited to announce that a new truck has been purchased.

“I am very glad to have a new truck that is reliable and big enough to do any job we need done,” said executive director Carrie Knox. “The four-wheel drive will come in very handy for transporting people and materials around this large property.”

This truck purchase was made possible through the generosity of the Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF) based in Tryon. For more information about PCCF call 828-859-5314 or go to  www.polkccf.org.

The Foothills Equestrian Nature Center’s mission is to provide facilities and focus for education, recreation and preservation in nature studies and equestrian activities with the aim of enhancing these endeavors to enrich the quality of life for the community. FENCE is located at 3381 Hunting Country Rd. in Tryon. For more information about FENCE projects and programs call 828-859-9021 or click www.fence.org.

– article submitted by Carrie Knox

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