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

No Club Meeting

There will be no Club meeting on March 21, 2019. Take the extra time this week to go out and be a Person of Action!

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ComMotion – Community in Motion

At the March 13th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Robin McCall and Andre Avila presented the program “ComMotion” which stands for Community in Motion. ComMotion promotes the benefits of dancing which benefits participants both physically and emotionally. They carry the program various organizations including hospitals, schools and senior centers. Pictured are Club President…

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Rotary & PCHS Work to Rise Against Hunger

A grant from the Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation will help students at Polk County High School “Rise Against Hunger”. On March 23rd, more than 50 high school students in the Health Occupation Student Association, the Rotary Interact Club, and the Kiwanis Key Club will spend their Saturday morning packing food to help students around…

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A Faculty View of Clemson University

At the March 7th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, the program was “A Faculty View of Clemson University” presented by retired Professor Charles Duke. In his presentation Professor Duke traced the history of Clemson which was founded as a land grant college founded in 1889. His program highlighted the more important events in…

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Rotary International – 114th Anniversary

February 23rd marked the 114th anniversary for Rotary International. In 1905, Rotary founder Paul Harris formed one of the world’s first service organizations, the Rotary Club of Chicago, as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships. Since then, Rotary has continued its commitment to service by providing…

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Rotary Satellite Club at Tryon Estates

The Rotary Club of Tryon is very excited to announce the creation of a Satellite Club at Tryon Estates. At their inaugural meeting, the satellite club inducted Rachel Ramsey, Ray Sparks, Robert Tope, Michael Dickenson, Diane Nelson, and Charles Boone as new members The following Rotary Club of Tryon members have transferred their membership to…

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Rotary License Plate

Are you interested in letting people know you are a Rotary member? Have you thought about adding a Rotary License Plate to the front of your vehicle? The cost for the license plate is $8 – $10 depending on the number we order. Contact Judy Lair if you are interested in order a license plate:…

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Happy Birthday Rotary

On February 23rd, 1905, a young lawyer named Paul Harris met with a small group of his friends to propose a club for professionals and businessmen in Chicago. This club was later called the Rotary Club. One hundred and fourteen years later Rotary has almost 1.2 million men and women members located in over 35,000…

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History of the Pisgah National Forest

At the February 7th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Author and Historian Marci Spencer presented a most interesting program on the history of Pisgah National Forest. Up until 1933, the National Forest was in poor condition due to trees being harvested for lumber. That is when the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)…

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