Founded in 1921, the Rotary Club of Hickory  is Catawba County’s first and most widely recognized service organization, We take great pride in our club’s rich history of giving back to the community that has given so much to every one of us. In adherence to Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self,” our club’s primary service avenue is education. In addition, we engage in a number of other service projects that benefit citizens in need, such as Ongoing support of Catawba County’s Partnership for Children Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Hickory Public School’s Teacher of the Year, Service Above Self College Scholarships, Salvation Army bell ringing, providing meals and gifts at Christmas, and Red Cross blood drives just to name a few.

Catawba County Child Data Spapshot

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Dawn Wilson, Special Projects Coordinator/Program Manager with Catawba County Social Services spoke to the club about the recently released 2012 Child Data Snapshot (link to report pdf) which describes the health and wellness of Catawba County children. This information was developed and compiled by the Children’s Agenda Planning Committee, appointed by the Catawba County Commissioners. […]

2013 Rotarian Idol

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Hickory Rotary Club has announced dates for its 2013 musical fundraiser, “ROTARIAN IDOL”. The event will be held Saturday, March 16, at 7 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Auditions will be held at The SALT Block Auditorium January 31, 6-8 pm and February 2, 2-4 pm. There is no […]

Rotary Program. Well Crafted.

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Mandy Pitts, Communications Director and Brand Manager for the City of Hickory, spoke to the club about the success of the City of Hickory’s branding initiative – Life. Well Crafted. Mandy last spoke to the  club in November 2011 and her program today focused on year one LWC progress and goals for year two. Pitts […]

Catawba Valley YMCA

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Hickory Rotarian Bob Conklin, President/CEO of the YMCA of Catawba Valley, spoke to the club about the Y’s efforts locally and nationally. Founded in London in 1844 the YMCA has been in the United States 160 years and in the Catawba Valley for 40 years. Nationally, the YMCA has 20 million members, a half million […]

General Info

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