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Breaking ground

The Harry Dallara Foundatin Project at Harmon Field broke ground last Friday with a ceremony to commemorate the project’s beginning. Dr. Charles Dallara, chairman of the Harry Dallara Foundation spoke of his father, Harry, as well as Tryon Mayor Alan Peoples, Harmon Field Board of Supervisors Chair Benny Smith and Gordon Hamilton, with the board of directors of the Harry Dallara Foundation. The foundation is placing a statue of the late Harry Dallara and making improvements to the baseball field. Pictured breaking ground in front of the baseball field are Dallara, Smith, Peoples and Hamilton. (Photos by Leah Justice)

Dr. Charles Dallara speaks to the crowd about his father, the late Harry Dallara.

Tryon Mayor Alan Peoples addresses the crowd.

Peixin Dallara presents a check from the Harry Dallara Foundation to Lindy Buss, Fans of Harmon Field chair, to go toward a new Harmon Field playground.