Passing the Gavel

At a recent meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, outgoing club David Moore passed the gavel to incoming Club President Mark Seaman who was inducted by District 7670 Assistant Governor, Jack McCaskill. Also inducted were President-Elect Bob Conklin, Treasurer Mark Teague, and Secretary Leslie Ferrell-Middleton. The new officers will serve with the club’s…

Awards Day 2015

Awards Day and charitable giving updates were the focus of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s June 16th meeting. Representatives of local non-profits, which were recipients of contributions during the 2014-2015 year from the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, were recognized by President David Moore: Natalie Mull, representing the Catawba County Partnership for Children, thanked…

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory Awards SAS Scholarship

Julia Kessel is the recipient of Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory’s 2015 Service Above Self scholarship. Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory recognizes the value of a good education. Since 2005, thirty students have received SAS scholarships, totaling over $200,000. SAS recipients have attended Appalachian State University, Davidson College, Duke University, East Carolina University, Furman University,…

Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory announces 2015 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award

At the May 7th meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, President David Moore announced the 2015 Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year for the Hickory Public Schools. The award is given annually in memory of Wilmer M. Jenkins, who served as superintendent of Hickory Public Schools from July 1, 1958 – June 30,…

Club Strategic Plan Presentation

At the Thursday meeting of the Thursday Rotary Club of Hickory, Guy Guarino led a presentation of the club’s Strategic Plan. The plan is the result of nearly a year’s work and the purpose of today’s program is to present the Strategic Plan and to encourage the entire membership to become part of the conversation…

Hickory Rotary & Friends of Hickory Joint Meeting

On Thursday, January 8, 2015, Hickory Rotary Club participated in a joint meeting with Friends of Hickory to unveil plans for a new park west of Union Square in downtown Hickory. “Friends of Hickory is an organization of private citizens dedicated to investing in the welfare and prosperity of the City of Hickory and its surrounding communities.…