Grown Man Club welcomes residents

Published 1:17 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018

TRYON – Approximately 50 people dropped into the Tryon Depot Saturday, February 3 for the Grown Man Club Meet and Greet. Grown Man Club founder Steven Green hosted the event to celebrate the founding of the non-profit organization and share ideas for future events.  

The Grown Man Club is an advocate for African-American and Hispanic/Latino men and youth, to assist them in the areas of health and wellness, education, economic empowerment, political and social development and spiritual identity.  

Polk County High School Seniors Elijah Sutton and Willie Macbeth attended Saturday night’s Meet and Greet along with Coretha Littlejohn. Sutton said he was interested in learning about possibly scholarships and other opportunities.  

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“I feel it’s [Grown Man Club] a good thing,” Macbeth said. “I think it’s a good opportunity for young men.” 

Tryon resident Diane Doll described the Grown Man Club as a great organization. “It will be cool to see what comes of it,” Doll said. 

The club is co-sponsoring the Tryon Mother’s Day 5K & Brunch 2018 and Afro-Latino Festival Saturday, May 12th. To find out more about the Grown Man Club or their events contact Steven Green at 864-541-4812.