Harry Walker inducted into Second Wind Hall of Fame

Published 2:56 pm Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Stan Howell (left) and Nancy McKinstry (right), executive director of Tryon Estates, presented a certificate to Harry Walker (center) as the newest inductee into the Second Wind Hall of Fame. Walker has a long record of community service since moving to the Thermal Belt in 2000. He was the editor for 84 monthly issues of the Tryon Estates newsletter. He was the book editor for Steps to HOPE for a similar period. Also, Walker spent many hours as a guide for the Welcome Center on I-26. Walker and his wife, Mary, have three children and five grandchildren. Walker worked in Washington, D.C., for 38 years for GEICO Insurance Co. His favorite pastimes are golf, music, reading, hiking and collecting humor. The Second Wind Hall of Fame is a 30-year-old Thermal Belt organization whose mission is to identify and celebrate the most active community volunteers. During its history, the Second Wind Hall of Fame has honored over 200 outstanding volunteers in the Thermal Belt area. (photo submitted)

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