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The Rotary Club of Kearney Dawn was founded on October 3, 1995, and, our club has the distinction of being one named District 5630 “Rotary Club of the Year” in 2012, 2013 and again in 2016.  Kearney Dawn Rotary is the home club of the Kearney’s Cranes on Parade and Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars.  Additionally Kearney Dawn Rotary has had four “Rotarians of the Year” honorees, first in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. …READ MORE

3rd Grade Dictionaries
RYLA Scholarships
KHS Interact
UNK Rotaract
UNK World Affairs
Yanney Park Picnic Shelter
Cranes on Parade
Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars
Crossroads Mission
Kearney Area Children’s Museum
NE Firefighters Museum
Salvation Army
Safe Center
Habitat for Humanity
Archway US Flag
Mission II Haiti
Operation Christmas Child
End Polio Now
Light for India
Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Rotary’s Six Area’s of Focus

Polio Eradication

The fight to end polio is a massive effort that Rotary and its partners cannot do alone. Help secure support from governments, non-governmental organizations, corporations and the public. Your advocacy efforts help ensure that no child will suffer from this crippling disease ever again. …TAKE ACTION

Mission II Haiti

Mission II Haiti, with Christian love and service, will work to provide water for the people of Haiti by repairing and placing pumps over open wells.  Mission II Haiti is a tax exempt 501(c)3 corporation. We are a non-profit, non-denominational organization based in Kearney, Nebraska. …HELP PROVIDE CLEAN WATER

Dancing with the Stars 3

A professor, a broadcaster, several business owners, a realtor, a school principal… and more… were revealed October 18 as stars for Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars 3 event, planned for March 23, 2019. The dancing stars – six men and six women – come from all walks of life and are leaders in the Kearney community.

…Visit the website and the causes from KDWTS 3


We are 1.2 million neighbors, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.  Our differing occupations, cultures, and countries give us a unique perspective. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable. …VISIT ROTARY.ORG