The Levelland Rotary Club was chartered by Rotary International on March 28, 1928. In the charter application, dated March 10, 1928, the following statement was written by Neil H. Wright, of Lubbock, Texas in regards to Levelland.
"LEVELLAND IS A GROWING WESTERN TOWN AND BIDS FAIR TO PROGRESS
CONTINUOUSLY. THE CITIZENSHIP IS MADE UP OF RATHER UNUSUALLY HIGH
TYPE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL MEN AND THOSE OF US IN CLOSE CONTACT
WITH THE ORGANIAZTION WORK IN LEVELLAND FEEL THAT A CLUB THERE WILL BE
Thanks to the citizens of Levelland, this statement is still true, almost 90 years after it was first written.
The Levelland Rotary Club is very active in community projects in Levelland and international projects around the world.
The Rotary Foundation
Members of our club have given in excess of $200,000.00 to The Rotary Foundation. Over 100
Paul Harris Fellows have been given to members, former members or friends of the Levelland
During the 2012-2013 Rotary year, the club and it's members gave $1,100 to Polio Plus and
$6,500 to the annual fund of the foundation.
The club received three District Simplified Grants from the foundation in the amount of $750.00
each. With matching club funds, new library books in the amount of $1,500 .00 were given to
Levelland's ABC School, South Elmentary and Capitol Elmentary. Each school received over
seventy new children books for their library.
College Scholarships awarded during 2012-2013:
Gano and Goldie Tubb Rotary Scholarship - $1,000
Burnett B. Roberts Boy of the Year Scholarship - $500
Burnett B. Roberts Girl of the Year Scholarship - $500
Levelland Rotarian Scholarship - $500
Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp - an intensive week-long training program that brings
together youth and young adults. Its primary purpose is to further develop the good character
and leadership skills of the great youth in our communities. Eight Levelland High School, two
Whitharral High School, and three Sundown High School students attended the Camp in June.
Rotary District Diabetic Camp - youth who are diabectic learn to live and take care of themselves
at this camp. The camp is sponsoredd by Rotary District 5730 with asssistance from the Texas
Tech School of Medicine.
The club provides annual financial support to: Chamber of Commerce, Levelland Community
Outreach, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, SPC Texan Club, Meals on Wheels.
Contact any member about our club and learn more about Rotary in Levelland.