On Saturday, March 17, 2012, The Hickory Rotary Club conducted its annual Rotarian Idol fundraiser to benefit local educational initiatives. The singing contest was held at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir Rhyne University. The twenty finalists who competed for the top prize of $2500 were: Mike Brooks, Leslie Cline, Jimmy Cooper, Molly […]
Sara Megan Downing, 2010 graduate of South Caldwell High School spoke to the club on March 12, 2012 about undergraduate life at West Point. Graduating third in her class, Sara accepted an appointment to the United Sates Military Academy at West Point.
At the Thursday, February 21, 2012 meeting of the Hickory Rotary Club, we celebrate ninety-one years of Rotary in Catawba County! Ninety-one years of service. The Hickory Rotary Club was the first Rotary club in Catawba County. With sponsorship from the Asheville Rotary club, Watt Shuford founded the Hickory Rotary Club. Over the years it […]
On November 10, 2011 Mandy Pitts, Communications Director for the City of Hickory, spoke to the club about the new comprehensive branding and marketing campaign for the City of Hickory: Life, Well Crafted. Mandy was recently appointed as the Brand Manager for the City of Hickory and will work to lead implementation of this marketing […]
On September 22, 2011, Western Carolina University Chancellor Dr. David Belcher spoke to the club about the exciting changes taking place on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. In addition to academic enhancements to WCU curriculums, the university has recently acquired property which will allow WCU to continue the growth necessary to […]