Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

At the June 15th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian Thomas Griffis announced the winner of the 2017 Service Above Self scholarship. Darian Shekinah  Abernathy is this year’s recipient of the four year college scholarship. Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty-three students have…

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory announces 2017 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award

At the May 4th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian David Moore announced the 2017 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,…

Rotarian Idol 2017

On April 8, 2017 an enthusiastic crowd at Lenoir Rhyne University’s P.E. Monroe auditorium greeted contestants competing in the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s eight 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:…

Eighth Annual Rotarian Announced

The Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory has announced dates for its annual musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”.  The event will be held Saturday, April 8, at 7:00 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Auditions will be held at The SALT Block Thursday, February 9th, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm and Saturday,…