Tommy Wyche will be recognized as the 2013 Green Day Honoree at the Greenville Drive game on August 6th at Fluor Field. Tommy is being honored for his dedication to conservation efforts in the Upstate and his commitment to revitalizing the city of Greenville. He was instrumental in turning Greenville’s Main Street into a thriving area. He has also been crucial in preserving the natural beauty of the Upstate, including the protection of the “Mountain Bridge” in northern Greenville County, the creation of Jones Gap State Park, and the acquisition of Jocassee Gorges by the State of South Carolina. In addition to his passion for the city and nature, Tommy has been a leader in the community through his involvement in organizations like the Greenville Arts Festival and, the YMCA and the Governor’s School.
By Jo Hackl Research abounds about the mental and physical benefits from spending time in nature and being exposed to natural elements. Studies show that