Kiwanis club features Dr. Warren Carson of Roseland Community Center

Published 1:45 pm Monday, January 23, 2023

Dr. Warren Carson was the speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Tryon on Wednesday, January 18. 

He spoke to the club about Tryon’s Roseland Community Center. Roseland was founded as a community center to serve as a safe place for African American children to play during the era of segregation. 

Today, Roseland has recreational facilities, a community reading room and is a frequent site for family reunions and community meetings. Each summer, Roseland Community Center hosts a two-week program for local youth called R.I.S.E., Roseland’s Institute for Summer Enrichment.

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Submitted by Sharon Millard