Congregational Church completes its handicap ramp for Tryon family

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Under the auspices of the Congregational Church’s Board of Outreach, Crews I, II and III recently built a handicap ramp for the Bratsch family in Tryon over a period of three mornings.

The job was wrapped up at noon on Saturday, Oct. 6. There were a total of 16 workers of all ages whose efforts resulted in allowing Ray Bratsch to return home. 

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Participants were: Cliff Joens (coordinator), Steve Bratsch, Phil Brooks, Steve Burney, Mark Byington, Barney Eiserloh, Jackson Geddings, Doug Lyon, Steve McKinsey, Bob Quattlebaum, Don Silsbe, Miles Southworth, Roberto Straggioti, Manfred Walter, Meghan Young and Warner Zipf.

Mrs. Bratsch provided treats. 

Those interested in the handicap ramp project can call the church’s office at 828-859-9414.

– Submitted by Ellen Harvey Zipf