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 […]

Purple Pinkie Project

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Today Newton-Conover Rotarian Sylvia Ray, life-long journalist and editor of  the Observer News Enterprise, presented a program about the Hickory area polio epidemic and the 54 hour construction of the Hickory Emergency Infantile Paralysis Hospital in 1944. The swift completion of the facility and the effectiveness of treatments received by patients became known as the […]

HPD Police Chief Tom Adkins

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Hickory Police Chief and Rotarian Tom Adkins spoke to Hickory Rotary today. A twenty-six year veteran of Hickory Police Department, Chief Adkins rose through the ranks of the department to become Chief of Police in 2007. During the course of his career, Chief Adkins has had experience within all the various departmental divisions, thus giving […]

Catawba County Veterans Service

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Cindy Travis, Catawba County Veterans Service Officer, spoke to Hickory Rotary about how the Catawba County Veteran’s Service Office assists Catawba County veterans and their dependents with filing claims with the Veterans Administration for benefits and service. Cindy is accredited with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, American Legion veteran’s organization and is Nationally […]

General Info

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