of Harker Heights - TX
Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis Club

Dedicated to improving the lives of children in our Central Texas communities.

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HH Kiwanis Club Meeting

Posted by Vivian on November 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at noon at Zum Edelweiss German Restaurant in Harker Heights

Board Meeting after the regular meeting



2020-21 Installation of Officers, Directors and Awards Ceremony

Posted by Vivian on October 13, 2020 at 8:55 PM

The Kiwanis Club of Harker Heights held it annual Installation of Officers and Board of Directors & Awards Ceremony on October 10, 2020 at Zum Edelweiss German Restaurant in Harker Heights. Honored guests were Incoming Lt Gov Jeanne Passalugo, Ed Passalugo and Outgoing Lt Gov Rhonda Hershey


The new officers were installed by the incoming Lt Gov Jeanne Passalugo

The 20-21 Officers: President Paul Loughran, President Elect Ron Dalton, Treasurer Randy Stone, Secretary Vivian Marschik, Outgoing President Darrel Charlton

Board of Directors: Edita Frias, James McKinnon, Jeanette McNiesh, Charles Sweeney, Lisa Youngblood


Gifts were presented to Jeanne and Rhonda by Darrel Charlton


Certificates were presented for Perfect Attendance to Charles Sweeney and Vivian Marschik and Certificates of Appreciation to James Hoyle for 20 years of dedicated service and for serving on the board for 3 years. Also Certificates of Appreciation were presented to Jeanette McNiesh and Edita Frias


Legion of Honor Recipients: 40 years David McClure, 30 years Robert Bass and 25 years JamesMcKinnon


Highlight of the meeting is the presentation of "The Kiwanian of the Year" David McClure



Check out our Photo Gallery and our Facebook for all the pictures

 

2020 Scholarship Awards

Posted by Vivian on May 27, 2020 at 8:10 PM


The 2020 Scholarships were awarded to Harker Heights students at the Harker Heights City Hall.


The Robert Dunlap Memorial Scholarship awardees are Isabell Dela Cruz and Saniya Keeton. Isabelle will be attending Texas A & M and Saniya will be attending Tuskegee University



The Bill Davis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Alexandra Mack. She will be attending Texas Women's University


The P R Cox Memorial Scholarships were awarded to Alyce Keys & Sidney Craig. Alyce will be attending U. T. Austin and Sidney will be at Texas A & M University





The Kiwanis Club of Harker Heights Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Jacquelyne Fuavai. She will be attending Texas A & M University



The Stewart C Meyer Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Tatiana Toribio



The Kiwanis Club of Harker Heights selection for the Sophomore of the Year is Destiny Delgadillo. She will be competing for a $600 scholarship in the Texas/Oklahoma District of Kiwanis


THANK YOU

Posted by Vivian on March 4, 2020 at 5:10 PM



2020 Pancake Supper

Posted by Vivian on March 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM


HHHS Key Club ready to serve up some great pancakes, bacon and sausage and EHMS Builders Club ready to help in the dining room. We couldn't have done it without these great kids help!!




2020 Pancake Supper Sponsor

Posted by Vivian on February 27, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Wright Brand/Tyson Bacon factory in Vernon TX donated 132 lbs of bacon for the 49th Annual Pancake Supper! Pictured with member Norm Dunbar is Cathie Bristo who arranged for the donation. Thank you to Wright Brand for helping us to invest in our youth.


TX/OK Kiwanis 2019 Sophomore of the Year

Posted by Vivian on February 17, 2020 at 11:10 AM

Harker Heights Mayor Spencer Smith presented a proclamation to Kylie McKinzie who was awarded the Walter Hurst Sophomore of the Year Award from the Texas Oklahoma Foundation. She is a member of the HHHS Key Club, JROTC Color Guard, National Honor Society, Bowling Team and other organizations. She plans to pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering.


Pancake Supper Auction

Posted by Vivian on February 7, 2020 at 6:35 PM

We had some fantastic items up for auction at the 49th Annual HH Kiwanis Pancake Supper!!

Here are the winners!!

 1. A framed original watercolor by Joe Friddle Winner - Chuck Truesdale, Framed print by B L Herd - Mike Thompson,  Original quilt by Laura Winkel - Principal Carolyn Duggar and a timeshare vacation at Branson MO - Mike Delaune


Thank you for your support of the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club and helping to invest in our youth!




Christmas Events

Posted by Vivian on December 16, 2019 at 5:10 PM

The HHHS Key Club and the EHMS Builders Club students were in the Christmas Spirit this weekend and volunteering in the community. Key Club members worked with the costumed characters at the annual Frost Fest so the children could get their pictures taken with them. Saturday night was the Killeen Christmas Parade and the Builders Club members participated in the parade along with Elsa & Anna from FROZEN. The weather was gorgeous this year and we weren't actually frozen this time.



Food for Families Annual Event

Posted by Vivian on November 23, 2019 at 5:55 PM

Members of the EHMS Builders Club and AVID class helped sort over 50,000 lbs of food during the time they were at the Killeen Special Events Center. This is the main collection point where all the local donations are brought to be sorted by each type of food (corn, beans, cereal etc). Then the food is taken to the main warehouse where it will be allocated to families or each of the smaller food banks such as the one in Harker Heights.




B. C. Wrapping Project for KISD Edu Foundation

Posted by Vivian on November 14, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Members of the EHMS Builders Club volunteered with the KISD Education Foundation to wrap boxes for the Festival of Trees Fundraiser. This fundraiser is for local scholarships at Texas A & M CT and Central Texas College. Faculty Advisor Lisa Burden gave the students a lesson in how to wrap the boxes. Builders Club members and Kiwanis Advisor Vivian Marschik worked with the Foundation members to wrap a little over 140 boxes to decorate the Festival of Trees.



2019 Killeen Veteran's Day Parade

Posted by Vivian on November 11, 2019 at 3:40 PM

Harker Heights Kiwanis Members Dick Dinwiddie, Norm Dunbar, David McClure, Lisa Youngblood & Vivian Marschik along with members of the Eastern Hills Middle School Builders Club and the Harker Heights High School Key Club participated in the 2019 Killeen Veteran's Day Parade. This photo was taken just before the "Fall cold front" blew in. In a matter of minutes everyone was scrambling to get coats, hats, scarves and gloves on. It started sprinkling rain and the wind was blowing all the leaves from trees near by in our faces. In no time it went from the upper 60's into the 40's. The parade started off with a bang! We Texans survived the cold front to finish the parade without losing anyone .  :-)




Key Club at the HH Halloween Hoopla

Posted by Vivian on November 6, 2019 at 8:55 PM

The Harker Heights Key Club members had a great time volunteering at the Halloween Hoople painting faces, helping with games and playing costumed characters.


Scooby Doo Halloween Party at the HH Library

Posted by Vivian on October 19, 2019 at 9:55 PM

Builders & Key Club members were at the HH Library Scooby Doo Party to help the children with crafts, secret decoders and to paint faces. They were having a little fun posing in the speeding Scooby van.


Builders Club in Face Painting Class

Posted by Vivian on October 17, 2019 at 10:05 PM

Builders Club members taking a face painting class given by Kiwanis member Lisa Youngblood, the Director of Library Services. The students will be able to paint the children's faces at the library programs


Adopt-a-Spot with the Builders Club

Posted by Vivian on October 7, 2019 at 9:25 PM

13 members of the EHMS Builders Club and HH Kiwanis Members picked up trash at our Adopt-a-Spot at the Harker Heights Community Park. The students divided into 3 teams. One team won the "#1 All Time Trashiest", one team won "Trash Talking" and one team won "One man's trash is another man's Treasure". We also had a cookout with hot dogs and s'mores. We all had a great time and did a community service for "Make a Difference" month in Harker Heights


Builders Club 2019-20 Officers

Posted by Vivian on October 4, 2019 at 4:55 PM

EHMS Builders Club held their Installation of Officers and Welcomed the new members for the 2019-20 school year. There is a very busy schedule of volunteer projects for the Fall semester.

Pictured from L - R is Historian Kirsten Erlandson, Club President Corvin Jouett, Vice President Lucas Bonnett, in front, Assistant Secretary Brady Miller, Treasurer Thuan Ngo and Secretary Macaria Stringham.



Swashbuckler Day at the HH Library

Posted by Vivian on October 2, 2019 at 6:50 PM

Members of the EHMS Builders Club volunteered at the Harker Heights Library on Swashbuckler Day helping the kids make Treasure Maps, Sailor Hats and to talk like a Pirate. They all had a great time :)


Gen. Robert M Shoemaker Citizenship Awards

Posted by Vivian on May 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM

Harker Heights Elementary School Gen. Robert M Shoemaker Citizenship Award recipient: Lorna May Ada, 5th grade


Gen. Robert M Shoemaker Citizenship Awards

Posted by Vivian on May 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM

Eastern Hills Middle School Gen Robert M Shoemaker Citizenship Award recipient: Lisa Lorenz 8th grade