Rural Community Builder Name: Tate Metcalf

Community: Sisters, OR

Role: Owner, Sisters Athletic Club

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Dedicated

Recognized by:  Janel Ruehl

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: The Sisters Athletic Club (SAC) is not just a place for exercise but also a community hub where people can connect and socialize. During the pandemic, SAC owner Tate Metcalf and his team showed unending resilience, positivity, and dedication to the health and safety of their members and staff while still creatively providing programming and services to their members. The SAC provides more than 35 local jobs, and was nominated by 5 different staff members! Owner Tate Metcalf has a civic-oriented spirit but a humble heart, never asking for recognition of his numerous donations to the Sisters High School athletic teams, homeless shelters, membership scholarships to families in need, and to other local businesses over the difficult past year. SAC was one of eight winners of the 2021 Sisters Community Champion Awards!