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

Councilman Robert Williamson Briefs Tryon Estates Rotarians

At the July 16th meeting of the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon, Columbus Councilman Robert Williamson spoke to the Tryon Estates Rotarians and other community residents. His briefing entitled “The Social Economic Overview of Polk County and Columbus” covered a wide variety of subjects including population demographics, employer distribution, county work force composition, population economics…

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Jim Cruickshank Visits Tryon Rotary

Jim Cruickshank, Assistant Governor for Rotary District 7670, visited the Rotary Club of Tryon last week. During the visit, Jim presented the 2019-2020 Rotary International theme banner to Rotary Club of Tryon President, Stacey Lindsay. The Rotary International theme for this year is: Rotary Connects the World. Along with the banner, Jim also brought greetings…

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Doug Fowler – New Member

Doug Fowler was inducted recently as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Tryon.  Doug is a Past District Governor of Rotary District 5300 in the Los Angeles area which includes the Pasadena Club which is responsible for the Rotary International Float in the Tournament of Roses Parade held each New Year’s Day.  Welcome…

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PCHS Interact Club

The Rotary Club of Tryon recently hosted the members of the Polk County High School Interact Club at its weekly luncheon. Interact which is sponsored by Rotary is a service club that provides students an opportunity to connect with other young people and have fun while serving their communities. Pictured are members of the PCHS…

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Gideon Society

At the June 13th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Kent Allain presented the program on the history of Gideons International.  The organization was founded in 1899 and over the years has distributed copies of the Bible in some 200 countries in over 100 languages.  The program was arranged by Rotarian Larry Poe who…

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Over The Mountain String Band

The Rotary Club of Tryon was entertained by the Over The Mountain String Band as part of their June 6th meeting. Glen LeFeber, Rotarian and band member, brought the group to the Club meeting to share their passion for Old Timey music. Band members played many of the traditional instruments we would expect to see…

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