Month: March 2019

Colonel Stacy L. Yike, USAF Retired

Colonel Stacy L. Yike, USAF Retired, was the guest speaker at the March 28th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon. Colonel Yike received her commission upon graduating from Clemson with an engineering degree and spent 22 years on active duty. In her presentation she …

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10,000 Meals to Feed Children Around the World

More than 60 Polk County High School students and faculty along with members of local Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs came together Saturday to package more than 10,000 meals to feed children around the world. Students and advisors for the HOSA, Key Club and Interact clubs …

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No Club Meeting

There will be no Club meeting on March 21, 2019. Take the extra time this week to go out and be a Person of Action!

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ComMotion – Community in Motion

At the March 13th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, Robin McCall and Andre Avila presented the program “ComMotion” which stands for Community in Motion. ComMotion promotes the benefits of dancing which benefits participants both physically and emotionally. They carry the program various organizations …

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Rotary & PCHS Work to Rise Against Hunger

A grant from the Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation will help students at Polk County High School “Rise Against Hunger”. On March 23rd, more than 50 high school students in the Health Occupation Student Association, the Rotary Interact Club, and the Kiwanis Key Club will …

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A Faculty View of Clemson University

At the March 7th meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon, the program was “A Faculty View of Clemson University” presented by retired Professor Charles Duke. In his presentation Professor Duke traced the history of Clemson which was founded as a land grant college founded …

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Rotary International – 114th Anniversary

February 23rd marked the 114th anniversary for Rotary International. In 1905, Rotary founder Paul Harris formed one of the world’s first service organizations, the Rotary Club of Chicago, as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships. Since …

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Rotary Satellite Club at Tryon Estates

The Rotary Club of Tryon is very excited to announce the creation of a Satellite Club at Tryon Estates. At their inaugural meeting, the satellite club inducted Rachel Ramsey, Ray Sparks, Robert Tope, Michael Dickenson, Diane Nelson, and Charles Boone as new members The following …

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Rotary License Plate

Are you interested in letting people know you are a Rotary member? Have you thought about adding a Rotary License Plate to the front of your vehicle? The cost for the license plate is $8 – $10 depending on the number we order. Contact Judy …

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