Awards Day 2018

Awards Day, installation of new officers and charitable giving updates were the focus of a special meeting of the Rotary Club of Hickory on June 28th. Tara Bland was recognized as 2018 Rotarian of the Year for her leadership and dedication securing entertaining and informative speakers and programs for the club’s weekly meeting. Tara also…

Lights for Learning

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

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

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 Finalists Selected

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…

Rotarian Idol 2018 Auditions

Calling all vocalists! Auditions are coming up for the big amateur singing competition Rotarian Idol.  First place prize is $2500, second place is $1500, third place is $500 and Audience Favorite is $500. Auditions are Thursday February 1, 5:30 PM-7 PM and Saturday February 3, 2 PM – 3:30 PM at the SALT Block in…

Rotarian Idol 2018 Dates Announced

January 15, 2018 Headline:  Ninth Annual “ROTARIAN IDOL” Announced; Auditions Set.       Hickory, NC – 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. Last year’s winner was…