2016 was Chapter E’s 30th Anniversary, Here are a few facts we thought you might
be interested in knowing:
In 1986, Ralph Hood, Roger Kuyendall, Van Vance and Bill Lawson took a trip to Columbia, SC to get a Charter for Chapter ‘E’, the requirements for forming a Chapter at that time was 5 couples.
The first Director was Allen Bright.
The first meeting place for ‘E’ was the Best Western located on Laurens Rd. in Greenville.
Chapter members met at chapter member’s homes when the Best Western closed and continued until Ralph Hood was appointed State Director.
Chapter ‘E’ has grown from the original 5 couples to over 100 members.
Roger Kuyendall is the only active GWRRA Member who started this chapter.
Robert & Joyce Spooner were one of the earliest couples to join.
(This information was furnished by Faye Hood and Roger Kuyendall).