Kiwanis gets update on Aktion Club

Published 12:05 pm Friday, March 16, 2012

On Feb 29, Kathy Romich from the Tryon Kiwanis Club gave an update on the new Tryon Kiwanis Aktion Club that is being formed. Her guests for the meeting were Dr. Joann Freeburg and Julie Grigg (Synergy in Action), Colleen Jewel (Polk Vocational Services) and Heatherly McGarity (LaureHurst). McGarity is also a member of Tryon Kiwanis. Another co-sponsor of Aktion Club is Russell Wilson, Main Street Financial. Aktion Club is open to all adults living with disabilities and provides the opportunity to give back to the community while learning how to be good leaders. The motto for the club is “Expect to be Accepted for Who You Are.” Shown here are Colleen Jewel, Julie Grigg and Kathy Romich. If you have an interest in joining the club, know of someone that would want to join the club, want to be a co-sponsor or just have questions, please contact Kathy Romich at 828-859-0259 (work) or 828-899-4100 (home). (photo submitted by Sue Watson)

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