Archive for November, 2013

Carolina Cycle Challenge Raises $50,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

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For Immediate Release November 26th, 2013 Contact:  Bill Shillito 828-320-6410, The first Annual “Carolina Cycle Challenge” was a great success on Sunday, October 6, 2013. The Carolina Cycle Challenge is a Rotary Clubs project and continuation of Brett’s Ride, an event named for Brett Gosnell, a Hickory teen who died of pediatric cancer in […]

Renowned Sculptor Jon Hair

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Hickory Rotary welcomed world renowned sculpture Jon Hair as the featured speaker Thursday. Jon Hair has fulfilled more than 80 public art commissions since beginning his career in 2000, a legendary accomplishment unequaled among sculptors. Jon would like to build North Carolina’s Premiere art attraction in Hickory, NC. If successful, the area would be host […]

Rotarians Invited to Aid in the Philippine Disaster Relief Effort

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On November 8, 2013 super typhoon Haiyan, described as one of the strongest storms in history to strike landfall, ravaged the islands of the Philippines. With maximum sustained winds of 195 mph and gusts to 235 mph, the storm cut a path of destruction leaving residents without shelter, food, water and sanitation. Rotary International President, […]

Lenoir Rhyne University Physician Assistant Program

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On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Dr. Helen Martin, program director for the developing physician assistant program at Lenoir-Rhyne University, spoke to Hickory Rotary Club. In 2008, Helen designed and developed the Keiser University Master of Science in Physician Assistant program in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Her experience and expertise will be a valuable asset for Lenoir-Rhyne […]

Kontras Quartet

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At today’s meeting Hickory Rotary enjoyed a performance by the renowned Kontras Quartet. Performers included Violinist Francois Henkins from South Africa, Violinist Dmitri Pogorelov from Russia, cellist Jean Hatmaker from Illinois (USA) and violist Ben Webber from Illinois (USA), (substituting for Ai Ishida from Japan). The Kontras Quartet is in the fourth and final year […]

General Info

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