Inks named newest member of Second Wind Hall of Fame

Published 3:28 pm Wednesday, October 6, 2010

On Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Ann Inks was honored by the Tryon Garden Club by being awarded the Second Wind Hall of Fame designation for her many years of service to the club, as well as her service to her church and to the Foothills Humane Society. Carol Meeske, the president of the Garden Club and herself a Second Wind Hall of Fame member, made the presentation.

Inks moved to Tryon from Indianapolis, Indiana, in September of 1996. Almost immediately, she began to volunteer at her church.&bsp; There she has served as historian, budget chairman, harvest sale volunteer and member of the senior parish and womens fellowship.

Inks joined Tryon Garden Club in time to assist in the process of obtaining the critical 501c(3) status. She has served on numerous committees. In addition, she was vice president for two years before serving as president for two years, and is currently redesigning the Memorial Book for Pearsons Falls donors and honorees.

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At the Foothills Humane Society she serves as a board member as well as fosters dogs and provides transport to rescue shelters and permanent homes.

Inks is a Master Gardener and is always ready to become involved in any activity surrounding plants, animals and nature.&bsp; In her spare time she is taking piano lessons. Ann and Wayne, who is also a Second Wind Hall of Fame member, have three sons.

Tryon Garden Club is a 503c(3) organization and membership is open. Contact Lee Cudlip for further information regarding membership.