The Exchange Club Awards Scholarships
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands has presented its annual scholarship awards to graduating Seniors at Lake Highlands High School. These were presented at a breakfast at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church on May 10, 2019, 57 awards totaling $153,500 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971 over $2,500,350 in awards have been presented by the club. Thanks to Scholarship Chairman Paul Elkjer and his committee members for an outstanding job. Also a special thanks to our outside contributors and scholarship sponsors.
This year's Lake Highlands Oktoberfest will be on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Flag Pole Hill. Come out to enjoy music, live performances, tapping of the keg, lots of fun for kids and families and great food for all. Find out more at http://www.lhofest.net/
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands is an affiliate of the National Exchange Club. The original purpose of “Exchange,” which continues today, was to create grass roots organizations for the exchange of ideas leading to community involvement and enhancement in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas, Texas. This objective has been refined over the years to focus on the prevention of child abuse and a broad array of youth service, citizenship programs and community services, including the area schools and Family Compass.
Organizations We Support
Last Friday 1/10/20, our club gathered for the first time in 2020. The program was the installation of new members. Ten new members were able to join membership director Nathan Trifone on stage for the ceremonial pledge and presentation of the Exchange pin. Each new member on hand was given the opportunity to introduce himself and provide a few […]
Congratulations to our December 2019 student award recipients from our meeting last Friday. These young adults impressed all in attendance and are certainly deserving honorees! We extend our thanks to their families, teachers, coaches and administrators for their guidance in these students’ lives. Character Counts Awards: Samantha Gonzalez and Calieb Rankins Youth of the Month: Holland Klemchuk and Brady […]
Last Friday 12/6/19 our program was presented by Byron Sanders, CEO of Big Thought. The organization was founded 30 years ago and has its roots in the arts. Today, Big Thought, led by Bryon Sanders, touches 200,000 kids every year with programs and events that focus on 3 Core Dimensions: 1) Build the Creative […]
Last Thursday 11/21/19, US Representative in the 5th district – Lance Gooden. Congressman Gooden came to our meeting directly from the airport after spending most of the week in Washington DC. He was very generous with is time given he and his wife were expecting the birth of their second child at any moment and she was […]