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.

Service Above Self Scholarships

Service Above Self Scholarships awarded May 19, 2011

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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 […]

Wilmer Jenkins 2011 Teacher of the Year Award

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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 […]

General Info

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