Kiwanis to host presentation on future of Chocolate Drop Mountain Wednesday

Published 4:24 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Purses, pigs and Chocolate Drop Mountain will be the topic of discussion during the Kiwanis Club of Tryon’s  Wednesday meeting, when Betsy Burdett will present the program “Can You make A Silk Purse Out of A Sow’s Ear?”

Burdett, chair of the Saluda Community Land Trust’s Land Committee, will report on local efforts to preserve and restore Chocolate Drop Mountain for future generations. From near foreclosure to a public nature park, Chocolate Drop will eventually feature hiking and biking trails near Polk County High School.

Anyone interested in this presentation is invited to attend the Kiwanis Club meeting at noon Wednesday at the Congregational Church of Tryon, 210 Melrose Ave..

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For more information, call (828) 817-1039.

– Submitted by Kathy Woodham