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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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Dwayne Erickson          April 19
 
 
 
 

 
 

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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, USAID collaboration improves sanitation facilities in Ghana
According to a 2012 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, Ghana has made great strides in providing its people with clean drinking water. But access to better sanitation has lagged. Only about 14 percent of Ghanaians have access to improved facilities, compared with the 54 percent target set for 2015 by the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Addressing the issue isn't simple, as pit latrines need emptying, toilets need maintenance, and promoting hygiene requires education. The H2O Collaboration, a partnership between Rotary and the U.S. Agency for International...
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...
Korean sailor makes waves for End Polio Now
Enjoying calm winds and peaceful Pacific waters, Seung Jin Kim dove off his 43-foot sailboat, the Arapani, to swim with some dolphins nearby. The serenity that day near the equator was a stark contrast to the 60 mph winds and 23-foot waves he had to fight around Cape Horn, the southern tip of South America. But Kim, a veteran sailor and member of the Rotary Club of Seokmun, in Chungcheongnam, Korea, expected such challenges when he set out in mid-October on a 25,600-mile journey around the world. In addition to fulfilling a lifelong dream, Kim is using the trip to raise awareness and funds...
Monrovia club’s Ebola fight not finished
After the first cases of Ebola reached Liberia's capital, Monrovia, last June, local Rotary members feared that the city's limited health care system wouldn't be able to contain the highly infectious, often-deadly disease. Those fears were realized when infections quickly multiplied, underscoring the speed with which Ebola can spread in an urban center. It was the first time the hemorrhagic fever had threatened a major city since it erupted in West Africa last March. Now, after months of crisis-level response, and with the number of new cases declining, club members are looking to the long...
Rotary member takes fundraising to new heights -- the summit of Mount Everest
Despite his longstanding interest in polio eradication, polio was not on Joe Pratt's mind as he prepared for a mid-April 2012 climb of Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth. But that changed in late 2011, when the resident of Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA, participated in a polio immunization project in Pakistan with fellow Rotary member Steve Puderbaugh. Moved by the efforts of the Pakistanis to battle the crippling disease, and by the vulnerability of the young victims, Pratt reset the focus of his climbing adventure. Pakistan is one of three countries where polio has never been...
 
 
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