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September 19, 2015  1-4 pm at Harker Heights High School
Text CHALLENGE to 28748
For more information or to register a team please contact:
Jack Palmer
254-702-5200 or email

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

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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Venue Map


Coy McCann - August 6th
Michael Johnson - August 31st


Home Page News

Think you can Dodge!? Ready for a Challenge!? Test your mettle and smite people with dodgeballs at the Harker Heights Rotary Dodgeball Challenge!
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 or by visiting another Rotary Club's meeting.


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

Copperas Cove

Thursday Noon - Grace Methodist Church


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                        


Monday Noon - Country Place Apartments

Thursday Noon - Wildflower Country Club


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.


Showcase your project at the Seoul convention
Apply to host a booth in the House of Friendship at the 2016 Rotary International Convention in Seoul, 28 May-1 June. This is an opportunity to showcase your club or district project, recruit members for your Rotary Fellowship, share information about your Rotarian Action Group, or market Rotary merchandise if you are a licensed RI vendor. The application deadline is 30 September. Booth allocations will be awarded by 1 November. Apply
Bringing education to rural Mexican area, one school at a time
When Mariana Day moved in 1989 to the small beach town of Chacala, in Nayarit, Mexico, she noticed that the surrounding rural areas struggled to maintain schools. And most children weren’t able to go beyond an eighth-grade education. Day, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Bahía de Jaltemba-La Peñita, in Nayarit, had started a local scholarship program before she joined Rotary. Called Changing Lives, the program provided students with high school tuition, uniforms, school supplies, and transportation. In addition, Rotary clubs from the United States and Mexico have been investing in the...
Meet our polio partners
From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian Eradicating polio is a complex job. Since 1988, we’ve collaborated with the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF to tackle the disease through our Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Here’s how our roles break down. The Strategist: WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates the management and administration of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and provides technical and operational support to ministries of health in countries around the world. WHO is responsible for monitoring...
Nigeria sees no wild polio cases for one year
Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzing disease. The last case was reported on 24 July 2014 in the northern state of Kano. If no cases are reported in the coming weeks, the World Health Organization is expected to remove Nigeria from the list of countries where polio is endemic, leaving just two: Afghanistan and Pakistan. Nigeria is the last polio-endemic country in Africa. The continent is poised to reach its own first full year without any illness from the virus on 11 August. “...
Australian students take opportunity by the horns
The rules of the Shaftesbury Rodeo Academy are simple: no school, no rodeo. It’s a message that teenagers who attend school at Bisley Farm, most of whom have never attended any school regularly, take seriously. Because come Friday night, these aspiring rodeo heroes want to join their friends to ride bulls for a heart-stopping eight seconds, if they last that long. The school in rural Queensland, Australia, also teaches the boys, who are of the Wakka Wakka Aboriginal people, basic academics and farming skills, including how to care for crops and livestock. It’s a fairly common form of...