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

Looking Glass Creamery

At the September 12th gathering of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Jennifer Perkins presented a most interesting program in which she updated the Rotarians on the expansion of Looking Glass Creamery at Harmon Dairy in Green Creek. In her presentation Perkins discussed recently added facilities at the Harmon Dairy site to support cheese production and…

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Joanie Hosick – Paul Harris Fellow

In a ceremony at the September 12th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Rotarian Dave Hosick honored his wife Joanie with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award. The award is named for the founder of Rotary International and recognizes significant financial contributions to the important work of the Rotary Foundation to promote world understanding, goodwill,…

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Unity in the Community

At the September 5th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, representatives from Unity in the Community presented a program on the recent tour for area high school students to Winston Salem State University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The tour provided the students an opportunity to gain an understanding of college…

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Charles McKeller Recognized

In a ceremony held during the August 29th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Rotarian Charles McKeller was recognized as a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow. The Paul Harris Fellow Award recognizes an individual’s significant contributions to the ideals of Rotary to promote peace, fight disease and improve living conditions throughout the world. Worldwide, there…

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Alzheimer’s Association

The Rotary Club of Tryon supports research to cure Alzheimer’s disease through donations to the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART). The CART program was stared in 1995 by the Rotary Club of Sumter South Carolina and has donated over $8 million dollars toward Alzheimer’s research. At the August 22nd meeting of the Rotary Club…

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Dr. Warren Carson

At the August 15th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Dr. Warren Carson who is President of the Roseland Community Center was the guest speaker.  He presented a program on the history and the various activities offered by the Center.  The Rotarians learned that initially Roseland Community Center offered a playground for youth but has…

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Project Dignity of WNC

The Rotary Club of Tryon was introduced to the work being done by Project Dignity of Western North Carolina during a presentation by the organization’s President, Barbara Morgan. Project Dignity provides feminine hygiene related products to girls and women in Hendersonville and surrounding areas who are homeless, low-income, or victims of domestic abuse. Barbara told…

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