Meeting Info

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands meets every Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 10110 Shoreview Dr., Dallas, TX 75238.  

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Our Purpose

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands is an affiliate of the National Exchange Club. The original purpose of “Exchange” was to create grass roots organizations for the exchange of ideas leading to community involvement and enhancement. Locally, this objective has been refined over the years to specifically focus our efforts on community service to others, particularly support for our schools, public safety first responders, neighborhood non-profits and projects that improve the Lake Highlands community.

ECLH Gives $142,000 in Awards to 46 students

Exchange Club Scholarship Winners 2017

Exchange Club Scholarship Winners 2017

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands honored recipients of their annual awards and scholarships at LHHS Senior Awards Night Thursday, with more than $140,000 in grants going to 35 graduating Wildcats. In each category, the Club made its selections based on academic achievement (and the often challenging surrounding circumstances), involvement and leadership in community and extra-curricular activities, financial need and interview performance.    See the list of recipients. 

Fourth of July Parade


Sponsored by the Exchange Club, the 4th of July Parade is the highlight of the Lake Highlands summer.  Decorate the bikes, the dogs, the truck and kids and come on out!  After the parade, stay for the carnival and enjoy food, music and fun for the whole family.   Find out more. 

ECLH Awards $72,695 to Neighborhood Entities

Microsoft PowerPoint - Contribution DeckOver the past year, the Exchange Club has made $72,695 to neighborhood entities incluing non-profits and schools.    For the Fall 2016 period, the club made @14,990 in contributions.  For the Spring 2017 period, the total was $56,505.  In addition, the club made a $4,500 contribution to Family Compass Child Abuse Prevention Center.   Read the entire list of recipients.

Meeting Recap

Carol Toler of the Advocate: The Lake Highlands Exchange Club presented their quarterly Police and Firefighter Awards Friday, honoring first responders who risk their lives daily for the safety of Lake Highlands citizens. New Fire Chief Michael Meador, a 17-year veteran working just his third shift in our neighborhood, expressed his excitement about coming to LH and his gratitude for the warm welcome. Meador called Driver Engineer Fernando Quintero “the epitome of a great firefighter” with “a commitment that is … read more

June 2nd @ The KC Hall Last Friday, we welcomed Ms. Lisa Schmidt of Big Thought to speak to us. We learned that Big Thought has a presence in Lake Highlands by helping kids that have fallen into the criminal justice system with their programs significantly reduce their chances of committing further crimes.  We thank Lisa for her time with us and for Big Thought’s efforts in our community.

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands installed 20 new members at its meeting on May 12th.  The club currently has 159 members and its goal is to reach the 200 member level. The installation ceremony was conducted by Membership Director Carlin Volkmer.

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands announced its ACE awards at Lake Highlands High School at its meeting on May 5.  ACE stands for “Accepting the Challenge of Excellence” and is a National Exchange Club program designed to recognize high school students who have overcome adversity.  Recipients  are selected by school teachers and staff.  The winners for 2017 are– Blen Hussain.  who emigrated from Êthiopia .  She has learned English and has become  a good student.  She has received the … read more

The Exchange club of Lake Highlands announced its annual Youth of the Year Awards at Lake Highlands High School at its meeting on May 5. These are selected from Youth of the Month recipients named throughout the year.  The selections are based on academic achievement, school and community activities, and character. The winners for 2017 are–   Catherine Bryant  is ranked No 6 out of a class of 567. She has been involved in numerous school activities.  She plans to … read more