Archive for January, 2013

Cows

Southeast United Dairy Industry Association

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If you ate today, thank a farmer! Myles Payne, a dairy farmer in Alexander county North Carolina was the featured speaker at the Thursday meeting of the Hickory Rotary Club.  Myles and his family own and operate Payne Dairy outside of Taylorsville, North Carolina. Along with his dad and brother, Myles milks a herd of […]

Doucette

Catawba County Parenting Network

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At Thursday’s meeting of the Hickory Rotary Club, members and guests welcomed featured speaker Lisa Doucette, PR/Marketing Coordinator for Catawba County Parenting Network Created in 1999, the Catawba County Parenting Network works to improve the well-being of children and families in Catawba County by providing high quality parenting enrichment and support pro-grams as well as […]

Michelle Rimer

Lenoir Rhyne University Solmaz Institute

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Michelle Rimer, Director of the Solmaz Institute for Obesity at Lenoir Rhyne University, spoke to the club about the obesity epidemic plaguing the nation and our state. Statistics show that North Carolina ranks 5th worst in childhood (ages 10-17) obesity with an alarming 19.3% obesity rate among that age group. In 2003 the Journal of […]

Dawn Wilson

Catawba County Child Data Spapshot

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Dawn Wilson, Special Projects Coordinator/Program Manager with Catawba County Social Services spoke to the club about the recently released 2012 Child Data Snapshot (link to report pdf) which describes the health and wellness of Catawba County children. This information was developed and compiled by the Children’s Agenda Planning Committee, appointed by the Catawba County Commissioners. […]

General Info

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