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Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

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At the May 12th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian Thomas Griffis announced the winner of the 2016 Service Above Self scholarship. Rachel Elizabeth Keck 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-two students have […]

Rotary HHS Career Day 2016

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The Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recently sponsored Career Day for Hickory High School Interact Club members.  Partnering with Catawba Science Center (CSC), the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory provided students a field trip to CSC where students participated in hands-on experiences related to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). STEM education is […]

Imagination Library Donation

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At the March 17, 2016 meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, a check for $25,000 was presented to Kim Holden, executive director, Catawba County Partnership for Children, to support Imagination Library. This donation will provide funds for the purchase and distribution of over 12,000 children’s books for area preschoolers. Catawba County Partnership for […]

Rotarian Idol 2016

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All Photos Courtesy of Rose Mary Cheek Photography On March 12, 2016 a near capacity crowd at Lenoir Rhyne University’s P.E. Monroe auditorium greeted contestants competing in the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s seventh annual Rotarian Idol fundraiser for local educational initiatives. Auditions in January and February narrowed the field of contestants to 20 finalists […]

Normandy Remembers

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On Thursday, March 10, 2016 Glennie Sims spoke to the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory. Glennie McDonald Sims is founder of NORMANDY REMEMBERS, a non-profit organization established to educate young people in the United States about the “Duty of Remembrance” felt toward American World War II soldiers and veterans in Normandy, France. The daughter of […]

Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry

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At the January 14, 2016 meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Rotarian and Hickory Museum of Art Executive Director Lisë Swensson shared “behind the scenes” experiences of the exhibition “Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry”, as well as last weekend’s “Evening with Steve McCurry” featuring […]

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Supports the Christmas Bureau’s Book Buddies Program

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At the November 12th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, President Mark Seaman presented a check for $5000 to Salvation Army Captain Bethany Delaney for the Catawba Christmas Bureau. In keeping with the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s focus on local educational initiatives, the contribution will provide funds to aid with the purchase […]

Passing the Gavel

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At a recent meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, outgoing club David Moore passed the gavel to incoming Club President Mark Seaman who was inducted by District 7670 Assistant Governor, Jack McCaskill. Also inducted were President-Elect Bob Conklin, Treasurer Mark Teague, and Secretary Leslie Ferrell-Middleton. The new officers will serve with the club’s […]

General Info

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