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Harker Heights

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church Parish Center
2412 Stillhouse Lake Road (FM 3481)
NEW Parish Center--Large Building with Big Automated Sign downhill from the Church
Harker Heights, TX  76548
United States
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December Birthdays

 

Doug Baab           Dec 3

Terrell Simmons    Dec 12

Jim McKinnon        Dec 24

 

 
 

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Alexander Smith receives a Rotary Scholarship due to the efforts of Horace Grace, George Davidson and the Rotary Club of Harker Heights. Click on the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
We previously lauded Harker Heights Elementary School and its Rotarian principal, Carol Dugger, for raising over $4,200 for leukemia research in the space of two weeks. When the final counting was done, that figure had increased by roughly another 40%! Click on the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
Horace Grace and George Davidson take the lead to make a difference in a student's life. Click on the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
Harker Heights Elementary School, whose principal is one of our own Rotarians, Carol Dugger, raised over $4,200 in two weeks to donate to leukemia research... all in dimes, nickles and pennies! Click on the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 

Members unanimously elected the following slate of officers for 2013-14:

Jennifer McCann, president; Eloise Lundgren, president-elect; Evan Hodson, vice president; Don Nicholas, secretary; Tom Creek, treasurr; Linda Dillard, Club Admin Chair; Kyle Jeter, Club Membership Chair; Otis Evans, Club Service Projects Chair; Linda Angel, Foundation Chair; and Travis Knight, Sergeant-at-Arms.

 

 
 
On Friday, September 28, 2012 the Killeen Daily Herald covered the knighting ceremonies earlier in the week at our local schools. Todd Martin also had an article on the Killeen ISD website. Click the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
Ted Smith was honored as a "Good Neighbor" of Fort Hood by LTG Donald M. Campbell, Jr. on September 12, 2012 at a dinner held on post. Click on the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 the Killeen Daily Herald covered the Tournament of Champions held the day before. Todd Martin's article, as always, was excellent. Click the blue article title above to see more; adjust your browser's Zoom level as needed.
 
 
Our club sponsors four schools in the Early Act/First Knight program with the Killeen Independent School District: Harker Heights Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, Eastern Hills Middle School and Union Grove Middle School. Click the blue title above to see and learn more.
 
 

Makeups can be made by attending a Rotary Club event, board meeting, on line at www.rotaryeclubone.com or by visiting another Rotary Club's meeting.

Belton

Tuesday Noon - The Gin at Nolan Creek, 219 South East Street, Belton

Copperas Cove

Thursday Noon - Grace Methodist Church

KILLEEN  

Tuesday Evening 6:30 pm - Let Us Do The Cooking Cafe  203 W Jasper Dr,  Killeen

Wednesday Noon Club - Shilo Inn                 

Friday Morning 7:00 am - Shilo Inn                        

Temple                                                           

Monday Noon - Country Place Apartments

Thursday Noon - Wildflower Country Club

Salado

Tuesday 11:30 - Stagecoach Inn

 
 

R otary International is a volunteer organization with 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. It initiates humanitarian projects that address today’s challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, and illiteracy. Rotary club members represent a cross-section of business and professional leaders around the world. These 1.2 million men and women donate their expertise, time, and funds to support local and international projects that help people in need and promote understanding among cultures. Rotary International is the worldwide association of Rotary clubs united under a motto of Service Above Self.

Rotary’s flagship program is its effort to protect children against polio. It aims to eradicate the disease from the world. We are "this close" to succeeding

 
 

Support Rotary by displaying Texas Rotary Service Above Self license plates on your vehicle! The specialty plate fee is $30 or $40, depending on the plate, in addition to the regular registration fee and any other applicable fees.
Twenty-two dollars ($22) of the plate fee goes to the Texas Department of State Health Services to help fund Tuberculosis (TB) prevention and for improving the delivery of TB prevention and control services.

 
Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in Texas. In 2009, a total of 1,501 TB cases were reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Texas-Mexico border region is significantly affected by TB. The frequent crossing of citizens from both Texas and Mexico to visit family, to shop, and to work opens the door for the cross-border transmission of TB.
This is a very painless way to both promote Rotary in our community and to assist in the fight against TB.
You can order a set of plates on-line from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Vehicle Title and Registration Services website.

 
 
Our club meetings were a tight squeeze at IHOP, and as our club continues to grow, we wanted to have a larger space to fellowship. Starting September 15, 2011 we will meet at 7 am at St. Paul Hasang Catholic Church's OLD Parish Hall. The Old Parish Hall is the one just across 2410 from Harker Heights High School, next to the church proper. The newer Parish Hall is the big building that is removed a bit away from the church and has its own big new parking lot that you enter from FM 3481 (Stillhouse Lake Road.) It is our hope to one day be such a big club that we use THAT Parish Hall, but for the time being, we will give the Old Parish Hall a whirl.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world’s deadliest infectious disease
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern. But its impact pales in comparison to that of AIDS, which, despite advances in treatment, still kills more than a million people a year, the majority of them in Africa. "Even with the Ebola outbreak at its worst expected levels, it's never going to reach what we've seen with the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Dr. Timothy B. Erickson, director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, speaking at Rotary's World AIDS Day event in Evanston on 1...
Statement by Rotary International on the deadly school attack in Pakistan
Rotary International condemns the horrific attack that killed more than 130 schoolchildren and wounded over 100 of their classmates in Peshawar, Pakistan. We believe that children everywhere have the basic right to receive an education in an environment unthreatened by violence or fear. Rotary extends our heartfelt sympathy to all of the families in Pakistan, including those of seven Rotary members, who have lost children as a result of this unfathomable tragedy. We stand with them in mourning their loss. Gary C.K. Huang, PresidentRotary International
Indoor air pollution linked to millions of deaths
After decades dreaming about the Himalayas, Rotary member George Basch went on his first trek through the mountains in 2001, when he was 64. A member of the Rotary Club of Taos-Melagro in New Mexico, USA, Basch found that the experience was even more than he had hoped. "My expectations were high, and dramatically exceeded," he remembers. But a less-than-pleasant aspect of the experience was the indoor smoke pollution he encountered in the guest houses and private homes he visited. Many families in the Himalayas use rudimentary cookstoves or, in some cases, an open fire pit inside the home to...
Rotary staff members bond over Miles to End Polio bike ride
For six staff members from Rotary headquarters in Evanston, the fight to eradicate polio has become personal. Together, they biked the physically grueling 104-mile (167-kilometer) Tour de Tucson in Arizona, USA, collectively raising more than $20,000 for polio eradication while putting their bodies and minds through a feat of endurance. For the tightknit group, the experience was about more than just raising money and crossing the finish line. It was about learning about each other and what Rotary members are doing to rid the world of this crippling disease. They advocated together, trained...
How a simple school project in India became a global grant
Two years ago, U.S. Rotary members in Maine set out to improve the education system in Bikaner, Rajasthan, an Indian city near the border of Pakistan. The Rotary Club of Kennebunk Portside chose Bikaner because club member Rohit Mehta was originally from the area and had connections there. Mehta put the club in contact with Rotarians in India to provide desks for four government-run schools. But when community leaders returned with a request for more desks, the Maine Rotarians decided they had to think bigger. The Rotary Foundation had rolled out its new grant model, which required that the...
 
 
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