TDDA, in partnership with local business owners, individual members and the Town of Tryon, strives to enhance retail and commercial opportunities in a pedestrian-friendly environment, and to promote economic development via innovative thinking, creative promotion and a celebratory attitude about that which makes our community unique and Nearly Perfect. Always Tryon.

You are invited to take an active role in our organization; you and your ideas can make a substantial difference in the quality of life both in our downtown and in our community. Contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you!

TDDA 2018-2019 Annual Report

TDDA 2017-2018 Annual Report

TDDA 2016-2017 Annual Report

2018-2019 TDDA Board of Directors

Scott Hooper, President

Michael Baughman, Vice President

Kim Karaman, Treasurer

Dean Trakas, Brady Trakas Architects

Penny Padgett, The Book Shelf

Ashley  Menetre, The Nest

Dulcie Juenger, WWE Realty

Jessica Phillips, A Taste of Olives and Grapes

Gordon Hamilton, Retired City Planner

Meshelle Colvin, St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation

Crystal Laughter, White Oak Manor

John Toomey, New View Realty

Nick Fischer, Retired Volunteer

Executive Director:

Jamie Carpenter

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PO Box 182

Tryon, NC 28782