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NOTICE:  During COVID-19 We have moved to virtual meetings on ZOOM. If you would like to join us, send us a message.

Beginning Jan. 8, 2020 Kearney Dawn Rotary will be meeting at Brookestone Gardens in southwest Kearney.  Brookestone Gardens is located at 2615 W 11th St, Kearney, NE 68845 across from Kearney High School and Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Our Club President | Anita Lorentzen

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

Save the Date for Kearney’s Dancing With the Stars “4”!

Coming March 27, 2021!

We’re excited to present another amazing event, with proceeds supporting youth-focused causes in our community. Stay tuned for our Dancer Reveal Week – October 12-16, 2020!
Tickets on Sale Dec. 1st!


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