Month: March 2018

Woodward – Paul Harris Fellow

Dr. Ben Woodward has been a member of the Rotary Club of Tryon since 1986.  In his time with Rotary, Dr. Woodward has made significant contributions to the Rotary International Foundation and has been recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow.   At a celebration in January, …

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Roadside Cleanup

A group of Rotary members met to compete a roadside cleanup project in Tryon.  The cleanup is one of the club’s projects to serve the community.  The Rotarians worked in conjunction with the NC DOT Adopt a Highway Program to pick up trash along US …

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Tryon Presbyterian Church

The Tryon Presbyterian Church has finished a multi-year renovation project to update their sanctuary.  Lesley Bush, from the Church, presented a program on the history of the Tryon Presbyterian Church and the history of the Presbyterian Church in western North Carolina.

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March 29, 2018

The Rotary Club of Tryon will not meet on March 29, 2018.  Please join us for our next meeting at 12:00 on Thursday April 5th.

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Peter Franklin Speaks About Olympic Torch Relay

At the March 22nd meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Peter Franklin presented the program:  “Olympic Torch Relays.”  Franklin, formerly served as Coca-Cola’s global marketing executive.  Coca-Cola has been a long time Olympics sponsor. Franklin spoke of his many interesting experiences with the Olympics and included …

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History of Rotary International

For more than 110 years, Rotary members have been addressing challenges around the world. Grassroots at the core, Rotary links 1.2 million members to form an organization of international scope. It started with the vision of one man — Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed …

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The Hogbacksters!

At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, the members were promised a musical interlude with Michael Baughman & Andy Haynes.  Due to a scheduling conflict, Mr. Haynes could not make the event.  To fulfil his commitment, Mr. Haynes asked Doyle Hogbackster to …

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End Polio Now

Rotary, along with our partners, has reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent worldwide since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We are close to eradicating polio, but we need your help.  To lean what you can do to help with …

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