Orange You Glad It’s Fruit Sale Time?

orangesIt’s time for the annual Boone Sunrise Rotary Fruit Sale! “Great fruit for a great cause” is the motto of this popular annual Rotary fundraiser.  Every year, the club partners with Florida Indian River Groves in providing fresh citrus to our patrons. Funds from this project directly support Rotary projects in our local community as well as some very worthy international projects.  As the club’s primary annual fundraiser, the program generates over $7,000 in support for many of the local and international programs described below. To order your fruit, CLICK HERE!  Questions? E-mail Ben Henderson at

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Rotary Goes to College

LMC PresidentAt the Tuesday, 12/18/18 meeting of the Boone Sunrise Rotary Club, Lees-McRae College President Dr. Herbert L. King, Jr. spoke to the club about the advantages and challenges facing private universities.  CLUB REMINDER: No meetings on 12/25 or 1/1/19 – Happy Holidays. 

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Local Teachers Receive Rotary Scholarships

Boone Sunrise Rotary recently award the following teacher’s scholarship.


Elementary: Kelley Wilson           Hardin Park     1500

High School: Theresa Theiling     Watauga High School      1500

Middle School: Sherri Hale           Valle Crucis         1500

Christy Welch                                                 Mabel School  150

LeAnne Hilderbran and Emma Willard          Green Valley   200

Erin Selle                                                         Hardin Park     150

Alex Vines                                                      Hardin Park     150

Laurie Gill                                                       Blowing Rock 150

Allyson McFalls and Angela Watson             Blowing Rock 200

Lindsey Postlewait                                         Valle Crucis    150

Kimberly Dunnagan                                        Bethel School    150

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A Helping Hand

Boone Sunrise Rotary members recently helped out at the local Habitat for Humanity building site in Watauga County.

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Polar Plungers

Check out Leslie and Ham taking the Polar Plunge!

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