Month: January 2019

Paul Harris Fellowships

On January 31st the Rotary Club of Tryon recognized the 41 Paul Harris Fellows who are currently members of the Club. The Paul Harris Fellowship is named for one of the three Rotary founders and recognizes an individual’s support for the humanitarian and educational programs …

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TFAC Expansion

At the January 24th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Tim Brannon from the Tryon Fine Arts Center’s capital campaign committee presented an update on the plans to expand and remodel the fifty year old facility. After giving the Rotarians a brief history of …

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Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a national program committed to supporting literacy by inspiring a passion for reading in all children. Members of the Rotary Club of Tryon visited Polk Central Elementary School this week to participate in the school’s first RIF book distribution for …

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What would it take to change the world?

Rotary is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

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Road Cleanup Crew

On Thursday, January 17th, members of the Rotary Club of Tryon were out picking up trash and debris along the entrance to downtown Tryon on Highway 176. The activity is part of the North Carolina DOT’s “Adopt a Highway” program and is led by Rotarian …

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Sarah Leatham – Mt. Kilimanjaro

The Rotary Club of Tryon heard an amazing presentation for Hendersonville Rotarian Sarah Leatham during their December 10th meeting. In 2018, Sarah and a group of 7 other women accepted the challenge to climb Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds to fight Polio. During the …

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Community Chorus – Winter Concert

A 70 degree day in January isn’t the normal time for a Christmas concert, but it’s much better than the 12 inches of snow we had on the original day for the Community Chorus concert in December. The more than 50 members of the Community …

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Heart on Wheels

Retired Minister and journalist Pat Jobe was the guest speaker at the January 10th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon. His presentation was about his most recent book, “Heart on Wheels” which is about the life of his recently deceased long time friend Tommy …

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