In 2019, the Rotary Club of Tryon launched a satellite club at Tryon Estates.
The stories below highlight activities of the satellite club.
The Tryon Estates Rotarians were privileged to have a presentation at their August 3rd meeting on the rise and fall of the textile industry in the Carolinas by retired senior textile executive Ben Fox. The textile industry had a major influence in our area for over a hundred years. The early Mills were built in […]
Andy Millard visited the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon – TE at their meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd to aquatint the membership with the importance of creating personal biographies. Everyone has a story and Andy explained the importance of documenting it. We all have a loved one that is no longer with us. Imagine how […]
Rotarian George Alley, Executive Director of Thermal Belt Outreach Ministries (TBOM), visited the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon – TE at their meeting on Tuesday, February 18th to acquaint the club with the history, functions and future vision of his organization. Tryon Estates Rotarians learned that TBOM was formed in 1991 with the purpose of […]
Columbus Mayor Pat McCool and Becky Hudson presented an overview of the Polk County Historical Association Museum and the birth of the County to the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon – TE (Tryon Estates) at it’s February 4 meeting. They shared an extremely interesting description of our local museum as well the history and heritage […]
Ben Woodward was presented his 8th Paul Harris Fellowship by Doug Fowler at the November 4th meeting of the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon TE (Tryon Estates). Paul Harris Fellowships are awarded to honor individuals in recognition of their generous support of the Rotary Foundation at Rotary International. The honor was established in 1947 to […]
The Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon – TE had the privilege of receiving a complete overview of Hospice of Carolina Foothills history and humanitarian services by it’s President Rita Burch at it’s January 21st meeting at Tryon Estates. Hospice of the Carolina Foothills CEO and President Rita Burch and Rotarian Larry Poe First established in […]
Diane Prewitt founder of Guiding Reins visited the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon-TE on Tuesday December 3rd to familiarize the members and other Tryon Estates residents with her equine assisted therapy program. This Polk County based program is designed to assist veterans, first responders and others with a unique and powerful therapy experience. This alternative […]
Michelle Fortune, CEO of St Luke’s Hospital was the guest speaker at the October 15 meeting of the Rotary Satellite Club of Tryon – TE. During a meeting where the entire Tryon Estates community was invited, Michelle provided an overview of the 90 year history of our locally owned community hospital and the wide scope […]