Category: Rotary

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 …

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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 …

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Lair & Gargiulo – Multiple Paul Harris Fellows

The Rotary Club of Tryon recently recognized two members as Multiple Paul Harris Fellows for their continued contributions to the Rotary Foundation Annual Fund. The Rotary Foundation’s mission is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the …

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Rotary Foundation Benefactors

Rotarians Stacey Lindsey & George Alley were recently recognized as Rotary Foundation Benefactors for their significant contributions to the Endowment Fund at the Rotary International Foundation. Rotarian Doug Fowler presented the awards to Stacey and George at the weekly meeting of Rotary Club of Tryon. …

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Rotary Foundation Awards

The Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation annually awards over $40,000 in grants and scholarships to individuals and organizations working in service to others. During the 2018-2019 Rotary year the Foundation awarded over $19,000 in college scholarships to Polk County seniors. The Foundation also awarded over …

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Rotary Sponsors Summer Interns

Steps to Hope recently received a Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation grant to hire two summer interns. Steps to Hope offers 24-hour assistance to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The interns, Delaney Suddreth and Abel Casas are both Polk County High School students. …

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Rotary Supports Tryon “Sip & Stroll”

The Tryon Downtown Development Association sponsors a 4th Friday event each month. The events are designed to bring extra visitors to Tryon on a Friday evening, where they can see the businesses and experience this great town. July’s 4th Friday event included a wine tasting …

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Rotary Club Funds College Tour

The Rotary Club of Tryon partnered with Unity in the Community of the Foothills to sponsor a college tour for students participating in the Summer Enrichment Camp. Rotarians John Gargiulo and Doug Fowler joined the students on their trip to Winston-Salem State University and the …

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FENCE – Therapeutic Riding of Tryon

At the July 18th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, the members were excited to hear a presentation from FENCE Executive Director Tracie Hanson and incoming FENCE President Ruth Gold. The Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE) was created in 1984 with a 112 acre …

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Rotary Scholarship Recipients @ PCEC

At last week’s meeting, the Rotary Club of Tryon was proud to recognize the Polk County Early College graduates who received Rotary Scholarships to help with their college education. The 2019 scholarship recipients are: Antonio Garcia, Brittany Bradley, Stephanie Serrano, and Makayla Lail. Ms. Lail …

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