Month: May 2018

Rev. Judith Long – Free Clinics

At the May 31st meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon Reverend Judith Long, Executive Director of The Free Clinics (Henderson and Polk Counties) was the guest speaker. In her presentation she spoke of how The Free Clinics provide high quality healthcare to those in …

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Financial Presentation

At the May 24th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, local Financial Advisors Jay Geddings and Michael Baughman gave separate presentations on timely financial matters that were of a great interest to the Rotarians. Geddings, from the Edward D. Jones Columbus office, spoke first …

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Memorial Day 2018

We are honored to remember the many brave men and women who have given their lives throughout the history of our great nation – those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect us from harm.  Without the sacrifice of these heros, we would not have …

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2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation awards college scholarships to high school seniors in support of their continuing education at 2 or 4 year colleges and universities.  This year, the Foundation awarded scholarships to six Polk County High School Seniors.  Rotary Club of Tryon activities …

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PCHS – Rise Against Hunger

Polk County High School students participated in a Rise Against Hunger meal packing event this week.  Students in the school’s HOSA club planned the event to allow fellow students an opportunity to assembly-line package highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, and 23 essential vitamins …

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Gary Corn at Tryon Rotary

At the May 17th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Gary Corn was the guest speaker.  Gary, who is co-owner of Mill Farm Inn, shared with the Rotarians the history of the Inn and his experience having the Inn added to the National Registry …

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Carol King Visits Club

The Rotary Club of Tryon recently had a visit from Carol King, District 7670 Rotary Foundation Chair.  Carol discussed the important role the Rotary Foundation plays in transforming your financial contributions into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world.  During …

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PCHS Interact Club

Eight members of the Polk County High School Interact Club attended this week’s Rotary Club of Tryon meeting with their sponsor Mrs. Lori Connet.  The Interact Club is a Rotary sponsored organization that brings together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering …

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Paul Harris Fellows

The Rotary Club of Tryon was fortunate to add two new Paul Harris Fellows to our ranks today.  Alexandra Adams was recognized for her service to the Club with a Paul Harris donation made in her name.  Alexandra is not a member of the Club, …

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Membership Meeting

On May 17th, the Rotary Club of Tryon will be hosting a Membership Event during our Thursday meeting.  If you have ever wondered what Rotary is all about or have wanted to become part of an organization that supports communities locally and internationally, come see …

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