Grace Ridge Resident Named 2014 Morganton Man of the Year

John Greene joins long list of Grace Ridge residents honored by Morganton Rotary Club

John Greene Morganton Man of the Year 2014The Morganton Rotary Club has announced the winner of its 67th Man of the Year award — John D. Greene — a local family man who also happens to be a Grace Ridge resident.

Each year the Morganton Rotary Club honors one man who has contributed significantly to the betterment of the local community. It is a special honor that transcends politics and personalities, and it is reserved only for those whose leadership and service extend far beyond the reach of the average citizen, exemplifying the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”

At Grace Ridge, we’re proud of the involvement and impact many of our residents continue to have on the community. In fact, 10 Grace Ridge residents, including John Greene, have been previously selected by the Morganton Rotary Club as Man of the Year!

Grace Ridge Retirement Community residents - recipients of Morganton Man of the Year Award

Four resident recipients of the Man of the Year award at the Grace Ridge reception March 24 (from left): Dick Gordon, Bill Allman, Ron Martin and John Greene

On Tuesday, March 24, a special reception was held at Grace Ridge to honor John Greene, as well as recognize our other residents – current and former – who have been honored with the Morganton Man of the Year award. They include:

  • John Greene
  • Dick Gordon
  • William Branstrom
  • Ron Martin
  • Bill Allman
  • John Watkins
  • L.S. Inscoe, Jr.
  • Otto Woerner
  • Bill McCombs
  • Robert Patton