“The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise . . . Service Above Self

Original Rotary Charter

The Rotary Club of Tryon was founded on September 02, 1927 and we have the original charter to prove it! Although the Club misplaced it for quite a few years, we are glad to have it back again. To make sure this important artifact of Rotary Club and Tryon history stays safe, The Rotary Club…

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Conserving Carolina Visits Rotary

The Rotary Club of Tryon was excited to hear about the conversation work being done in our area from Conserving Carolina Executive Director Kieran Roe. Rotarian, and Conserving Carolina Board Member, Carole Bartol invited Kieran to the meeting to update the Rotarians about the work Conserving Carolina is doing specifically in Polk County. Connie Backlund,…

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CART Support

The Rotary Club of Tryon started placing CART buckets on the tables during our September 15th meeting. CART is the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust program. Since September, Rotary members have donated almost $250 to support Alzheimer’s Research. The Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation has made a commitment to donate a minimum of $500 to…

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Interact Club Thank You

The Polk County High School Interact Club sent a Thank You note to the Rotary Club of Tryon for their help in raising money to support the Purple Pinkie project. Through their fundraising work, the Interact Club was able to donate $300 in support of Rotary International’s work to eradicate Polio.

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46 Years of Rotary Service

The Rotary Club of Tryon recently recognized Andy Haynes on his 46th anniversary of being a Rotarian. Andy’s wife Linda attended the club’s recent meeting to be part of the recognition and she brought a photograph of the club’s 1977-1978 membership. The Rotary Club of Tryon appreciates having Andy as a member all these years.

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DG Tiffany Ervin Visits Tryon

Rotary District 7670 Governor Tiffany Ervin made her official visit to the Rotary Club of Tryon on October 24th. She shared the Rotary vision: “Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.”

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World Polio Day

Since 1985, Rotary International has been working to eradicate polio worldwide.  On October 24 (World Polio Day), the Interact Club of Polk County High School visited the Rotary Club of Tryon to continue raising funds to eradicate polio through the Purple Pinkie Project.  Rotarians gave a donation to have their pinkie fingernail painted purple –…

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Saluda Depot Museum

The Tryon Rotarians took a trip back in time last week to when trains still ran between Saluda and Tryon. David O’Brien, volunteer and board member with the Saluda Historic Depot, introduced the Rotarians to the 120 year history of the “Historic Saluda Depot and Running the Grade”. During the presentation, David invited the Rotarians…

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