On August 11, 2011 Linda Hill, Director of Public Relations for the Hickory Aviation Museum, spoke to the club about the museum. The Hickory Aviation Museum, operated by the Sabre Society of North Carolina, is located at the airport in Hickory, North Carolina. Static aircraft displays are located on the former terminal ramp, and the […]
A performance by the Lost Jewels of the Ghawazee highlighted the July 14, 2011 program . Rosalie De Fini Outlaw, Trish Stultz and Lisa De Pauw of the Lost Jewels took those in attendance on an exotic journey through dance. The Lost Jewels of the Ghawazee ethnic fusion belly dance troupe’s inspiration is taken from […]
Awards Day highlighted the club’s meeting, June 23, 2011. A number of checks to benefit area educational initiatives were distributed. The recipients included: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – Kim Salyards, the Executive Director for the Catawba County Partnership for Children, accepted the donation. CCPC is the agency responsible for administering this free book subscription for […]
Debbie Haynes, Executive Director of Safe Harbor Rescue Mission, spoke to the club on June 16, 2011. ReSource Warehouse and Gallery, a new social enterprise of Safe Harbor Rescue Mission. Safe Harbor provides shelter, housing and programming for women experiencing homelessness or needing a structured …
A collection of old Hickory, NC postcards featuring many of Hickory’s prominent old buildings may be found at Old Hickory, NC Postcards. Included in the slideshow is Hotel Huffry where the organizational meeting for the Hickory Rotary Club was held on February 11, 1921. The club continued to meet there for five years. Hotel Hickory […]
For decades, Hickory Rotary Club has emphasized the importance of a good education. On May 19, 2011 the club recognized the best and the brightest of Hickory High School. The Hickory Rotary Club’s Service Above Self Scholarship recognizes students who excel in the classroom, are recognized by teachers as leaders and who go the extra […]
Hickory Rotary Club has been presenting its annual Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year award to a teacher in the Hickory Public Schools for over thirty-five years. The late Wilmer Jenkins was Superintendent of Schools for the Hickory City Schools and was also a member of the Hickory Rotary Club. There is one nominee from […]
On October 28, 2010 Davidson College head men’s basketball coach, Bob McKillop, spoke to the Hickory Rotary Club. Coach McKillop was the 2008 NABC national coach of the year.