Kearney Dawn Rotary Club

Kearney Dawn Rotary

This word cloud represents our collective “WHY’s”. These are some of our accomplishments.

At the Kearney Dawn Rotary Club, we have been active since our very beginning.  We don’t sit idle by, we are fully engaged in our community, our district and in our world.  If you want to be a dedicated member of our Rotary community, Join Us to serve our fellow man and woman.

Get Involved with Us!

Kearney Dawn Rotary meets Wednesday morning at 7:00 am at Central Community College (Kearney Campus) in southwest Kearney.  Central Community College is located at 1215 30th Ave, Kearney, NE 68845 across from Kearney High School and just west of Kearney Regional Medical Center on west 11th St.

Our Club President | Randy Kratochvil

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 six “Rotarians of the Year” honorees, first in 2003, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2022!. …READ MORE

3rd Grade Dictionaries
RYLA Scholarships
KHS Interact
Kearney 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


Thank You Kearney

Thank You Kearney

The 2023-2024 school year Dictionary Project is in the books! This heartwarming tradition always brings our club and...

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Righting a Wrong

Righting a Wrong

Currently on display at: Buffalo County Historical Society (Trails & Rails Museum)Kearney, Nebraska - 10/21/2023 -...

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3rd Grade Dictionaries

3rd Grade Dictionaries

The Kearney Dawn Rotary's annual Dictionary Distribution event is fast approaching, scheduled for Dec 11-15. This...

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Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

In the town of Kearney, not so far away, The Dawn Rotary Club had a plan one day. To join in a mission, full of cheer...

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Rotary’s Area’s of Focus

Rotary 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

Thank You!

FINALLY KDWTS4 is in the books!

The 2021 KDWTS4 event was finally held after 3 epic pandemic postponements.  It was a HUGE success considering everything we have gone through.  At the end of the event we raised a lot of money, and had a great evening.

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