Month: July 2018

Colonel Eric Swartz

Colonel Eric Swartz, a retired US Army Colonel with 30 years of active service, was the guest speaker at the July 26 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon. His presentation, “Where Do We Find These Men” detailed the bravery and exemplary service of soldiers …

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Caitlin Britton – Scholarship Update

The Rotary Club of Tryon had a special visit from Caitlin Britton this week.  Caitlin is a 2016 graduate of Polk County High School and will be a Junior at Western Carolina University in the Fall.  During her senior year in high school, Caitlin received a …

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Luke Hartley – Rotary Alumnus

Luke & Fred Hartley

Rotary Club of Tryon President Fred Hartley started the 2018-2019 Rotary year by hosting an exhilarating presentation given by his son Luke Hartley.  Fred was originally introduced to Rotary when Luke was a student at Rice University.  During his presentation, Luke told how he received …

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2018 Rotary ShrimpFest


The date for the 2018 ShrimpFest has been set, October 13! All members to volunteer and support in every way. If you have any questions about Shrimpfest or would like to volunteer to join a committee or activity to provide support, please contact the 2018 …

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Isaac Owolabi – New District Governor

On June 16, 2018, Isaac Owolabi was installed as District Governor of Rotary International for Western North Carolina District 7670.  As Governor, Isaac will be responsible for the management and direction of the 48 regional Rotary Clubs with approximately 2200 members for Fiscal Year 2018-19. …

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