• (L-R): Alicia Gore, Teacher of the Year, 2018; Laura Marvin; Crystal Pritchard; Parkes King; Jamie Fredricks; Pricilla Dunn; Katie Carson; Christina Davis; Laura Saenger.

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  • Collins_Caroline
  • Costello_Josh
  • BOD 2016-2017

  • All Constants
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  • Setzer_Kendra
  • Stober_Emily
  • (L-R): Caroline Brown, Yolander Kennedy-Watkins, Craig Weaver, Laura Carter, Melissa Oates, Caitlan Reese, Kelly Brittain, Brian Mulligan, Tina Regn

    (L-R): Caroline Brown, Yolander Kennedy-Watkins, Craig Weaver, Laura Carter, Melissa Oates, Caitlan Reese, Kelly Brittain, Brian Mulligan, Tina Regn

  • Rotary BOD 2015-2016

  • Rotarian Idol 2015 All Contestants (Main Page Slideshow)

  • Curtis_Wesley (Main page Slideshow)

  • Rotarian Idol 2015 1st Place (Main Page Slideshow)

  • James_Benjamin (Main Page Slideshow)

  • Spencer_Savannah (Main Page Slideshow)

  • Costello_Josh (Main Page Slideshow)

  • IBC16-Main Page Slideshow

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  • Club Leadership 2014-2015 465X310

  • Jennifer Canterbury

  • Rotarian Idol 2014 First place

  • Virginia Rush

  • Amber-Lee Garcia

  • Emily Cornett

  • TOY 2014_Group

  • Officers - Directors 2013

  • 2013 Rotarian Idol Group Photo

  • Rotarian Idol Check

  • Stancil, Hannah

  • Dale, Jonathan

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  • 2011-2012 Club Officers and Board of Directors

  • HICKORY LWC LOGO

  • 2018 Teacher of the Year Nominees
  • Rotarian Idol 2018 Contestants
  • Rotarian Idol Prize Winners (L-R): Kendra Setzer (Third Place), Sara King (First Place), Stevi McClosky (Second Place) Taylor Edwards Audience Favorite)
  • 2017 Teacher of the Year Nominees
  • 2017 Rotarian Idol Contestants
  • 2017 Rotarian Idol Winner Johnny White
  • 2017 Rotarian Idol Runner Up and Audience Favorite Caroline Collins
  • 2017 Rotarian Idol 3rd Place Joshua Costello
  • 2016-2017 Club Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2016 Rotarian Idol Contestants
  • 2016 Rotarian Idol Winner Courtney Chay
  • 2016 Rotarian Idol Runner Up Lauren Wasmund
  • 2016 Rotarian Idol 3rd Place Kendra Setzer
  • 2016 Rotarian Idol Audience Favorite Emily Stober
  • 2016 Teacher of the Year Nominees
  • Club Officers and Board of Directors 2015 - 2016
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol Contestants
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol Winner Wesley Curtis
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol 1st Place Wesley Curtis
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol Runner Up Benjamin James
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol 3rd Place Savannah Spencer
  • 2015 Rotarian Idol Audience Favorite Josh Costello
  • 2014 Hickory Rotary Club ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  • 2014 Hickory Rotary Club ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  • Club Officers and Board of Directors 2014 - 2015
  • Rotarian Idol 2014 First Prize Winner
  • Rotarian Idol 2014 First Prize Check - Jennifer Canterbury
  • Rotarian Idol 2014 Runner Up
  • Rotarian Idol 2014 Third Place
  • Rotarian Idol 2014 Audience Favorite
  • Hickory Rotary Club 2014 Teacher of the Year Awards
  • 2013 - 2014 Club Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2013 Rotarian Idol Contestants
  • 2013 Rotarian Idol Results
  • 2013 Rotarian Idol Winner
  • 2013 Rotarian Idol Runner Up
  • Rotary Interact Students Volunteer
  • 2011 - 2012 Club Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2012 Rotarian Idol Contestants
  • 2012 Teacher of the Year Nominees
  • 2011 Honor Air WWII Veterans visit Washington DC and Meet Former Senator Bob Dole
  • 2008 Honor Air WWII Veterans At WWII Memorial With General Colin Powell
  • Hickory, NC Life. Well Crafted.

Welcome

Founded in 1921, the Rotary Club of Hickory  is Catawba County’s first and most widely recognized service organization, We take great pride in our club’s rich history of giving back to the community that has given so much to every one of us. In adherence to Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self,” our club’s primary service avenue is education. In addition, we engage in a number of other service projects that benefit citizens in need, such as Salvation Army bell ringing, providing meals and gifts at Christmas, and Red Cross blood drives just to name a few.

Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

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At the May 17th meeting of the Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian Thomas Griffis announced the winner of the 2018 Service Above Self scholarship. Kristina Nicole Stuckey is this year’s recipient of the four year college scholarship. Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty-four students have received SAS […]

Rotary Club of Hickory Announces 2018 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award

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At the May 10th meeting of the Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian David Moore announced the 2018 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year for the Hickory Public Schools. The award is given annually in memory of Wilmer M. Jenkins, who served as superintendent of Hickory Public Schools from July 1, 1958 – June 30, 1967 […]

Lights for Learning

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The Rotary Club of Hickory, in a partnership with the Rotary Club of Arden, the Rotary Club of Asheville-Biltmore,  The Light Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bayonnais-Gonaives (Haiti), is undertaking a project to place 1,000 solar lamps in the homes of students in the Bayonnais area of Haiti.  A school of 2,000 students is […]

Rotarian Idol 2018 Awards

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On March 24, 2018 an enthusiastic crowd at Lenoir Rhyne University’s P.E. Monroe auditorium greeted contestants competing in the Rotary Club of Hickory’s ninth annual Rotarian Idol fundraiser for local educational initiatives. Auditions in February narrowed the field of contestants to 20 finalists competing for $5,000 in total prize money.  Saturday night’s finalists were: Mary […]

Local 2018 American Idol Sensation to Perform at Hickory Rotary Club’s Rotarian Idol

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Local sensation, Johnny White, American Idol 2018 participant, will make a special appearance and perform at Hickory Rotary Club’s 2018 Rotarian Idol, Saturday, March 24, 2018. Johnny White was the winner of Hickory Rotary Club’s 2017 Rotarian Idol and his winning performance was just the beginning of his successful appearances in singing competitions which, to […]

2018 Rotarian Idol Sponsors Announced

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The Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory has announced dates for its musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”.  The event will be held Saturday, March 24, at 7:00 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory is grateful for the tremendous financial support provided by area businesses for our 2018 […]

2018 Rotarian Idol Finalists Selected

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2018 Rotarian Idol Contestants Selected and Ticket Sales Locations Announced Hickory Rotary Club has announced the 20 contestants selected by a panel of judges to compete in the club’s annual musical fundraiser, Rotarian Idol. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018, in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne […]

Last Call for Rotarian Idol Auditions

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Absolute final auditions for Rotarian Idol will be held SUNDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2018, 2:30pm – 4:00 pm at the SALT Block. Look for signs directing you to the former Western Piedmont Symphony Rehearsal room. All amateur signers are welcome! Those under 18 years of age must have written parental consent. $5000 in cash prizes will […]

FEMA Director Brock Long Will Speak to the Hickory Rotary Club

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On Thursday, January 25th the Rotary Club of Hickory welcomed William “Brock” Long as our featured speaker.  William B. “Brock” Long was confirmed by the United States Senate and began his service as the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in June, 2017.  Mr. Long has more than sixteen years of experience assisting […]

General Info

  • Meeting Time:
    Thursdays from 12:00PM to 1:15PM
  • Meeting Location:
    430 17th Avenue NW,
    Hickory, North Carolina 28601