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

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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

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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: […]

Hickory Rotary Club Hosts Career Day

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Thirty-five Hickory High School (HHS) Interact Club students were guests of the Hickory Rotary Club for the Thursday club’s annual Career Day on March 9.  Four seniors, nineteen juniors, and twelve sophomores were introduced to a variety of arts-related careers through member Rotarians: John Rambo, Executive Director of Hickory Community Theatre and current Hickory Rotary Club […]

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory 2017 SAS Scholarship

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Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s Service Above Self scholarship rewards students who excel in the classroom, are recognized by teachers as leaders and who volunteer to serve others through community service, church activities and more. Applications are now being accepted for the Thursday Rotary Club for Hickory’s 2017 Service Above Self college scholarship for eligible […]

Eighth Annual Rotarian Announced

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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, […]

HPS Book Bus Ready to Roll!

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The Book Bus is the brainstorm of Dr. Robbie Adell, superintendent of Hickory Public Schools. “Upon my arrival to Hickory last year, I noticed the alarming low reading scores for our young children, particularly minority children who were just starting school. Soon after Adell arrived in September 2015, he approached Rotarian Sandi Fotheringham, HPS Coordinator […]

Awards Day 2016

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Awards Day and charitable giving updates were the focus of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s June 23rd meeting. During the year the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory distributed $66,000 for educational and other charitable needs in the Hickory area. These charitable giving contributions were detailed by President Mark Seaman:   Catawba County Partnership for […]

General Info

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