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.

Rotary World Peace and Understanding Day, February 23, 2019

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Rotary Service Day in the City of Hickory On 23 February 1905, the very first Rotary meeting was organized by Paul Harris, Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, and Hiram Shorey gathered at Loehr’s office in Room 711 of the Unity Building in downtown Chicago. Paul Harris, an attorney, wanted to create a professional group with the […]

Rotary Club of Hickory Begins Celebrating Its Centennial

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  The Rotary Club of Hickory was chartered in 1921.  The club began the celebration of its Centennial on Thursday, November 29, 2018, by announcing an initiative to increase its support for the Rotary International Foundation. The Foundation of Rotary International was started in 1917 and spends around 300 million USD each year in promoting […]

Awards Day 2018

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Awards Day, installation of new officers and charitable giving updates were the focus of a special meeting of the Rotary Club of Hickory on June 28th. Tara Bland was recognized as 2018 Rotarian of the Year for her leadership and dedication securing entertaining and informative speakers and programs for the club’s weekly meeting. Tara also […]

Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

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At the May 17th meeting of the Rotary Club of Hickory, Rotarian Thomas Griffis announced the winner of the 2018 Service Above Self scholarship. Kristina Nicole Stuckey is this year’s recipient of the four year college scholarship. Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty-four students have received SAS […]

General Info

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