Costco donates grill to Tryon

Published 12:34 pm Thursday, October 14, 2010

Costco Wholesale Corporation recently notified the Town of Tryon that it wished to donate a deluxe outdoor BBQ grill.&bsp; The donated Grand Caf Gas Grill Island, priced by Costco at approximately $2,800, arrived in late August and will soon be installed for community use.

Mayor Alan Peoples said, The Town of Tryon is grateful to Costco for this generous donation.

Town Manager Justin Hembree, who is an active BBQ competition cooker, said, This is a fabulous piece of equipment and will become a real asset to the community.

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After installation, the grill will be available for public use on a fee basis to cover operating costs and to provide funds to maintain the unit.

The location where the grill will be installed is still undecided.