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 […]

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 […]

Awards Day 2015

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Awards Day and charitable giving updates were the focus of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s June 16th meeting. Representatives of local non-profits, which were recipients of contributions during the 2014-2015 year from the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, were recognized by President David Moore: Natalie Mull, representing the Catawba County Partnership for Children, thanked […]

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

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Julia Kessel is the recipient of Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s 2015 Service Above Self scholarship. Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty students have received SAS scholarships, totaling over $200,000. SAS recipients have attended Appalachian State University, Davidson College, Duke University, East Carolina University, Furman University, […]

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory announces 2015 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award

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At the May 7th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, President David Moore announced the 2015 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, […]

Club Strategic Plan Presentation

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At the Thursday meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Guy Guarino led a presentation of the club’s Strategic Plan. The plan is the result of nearly a year’s work and the purpose of today’s program is to present the Strategic Plan and to encourage the entire membership to become part of the conversation […]

General Info

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