2019 Executive Board



February General Meeting

Wednesday the 27th

11:00 A.M.

Guest Speaker:

Orlando Sanchez

Harris County Treasurer 2006-2018

​Waldon on Lake Houston Country Club

18100 Walden Forest Dr, Humble, TX 77346



Harris County Treasurer since 2006, Orlando is the first immigrant elected both city and county-wide. He oversaw Harris County’s bank accounts. Sanchez is a native of Havana, Cuba, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the 147th Fighter Interceptor Group of the Texas Air National. He graduated cum laude from the University of Houston; he was named the University’s College of Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus in 2001. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Capital Bank, the University of Houston Foundation Board, a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the 100 Club and current advisory member of Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers-Southwest, an organization that provides free one-on-one assistance to the frail and elderly. Additionally, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 1995 Orlando was elected to serve on the Houston city council, he served three terms and was a candidate for Mayor of Houston in 2001 and 2003. He is also a licensed Texas real estate agent with Tejas Properties in Brackettville, TX

RSVP to Marilyn Harkrider, VP Programs/Reservations by Friday noon, February 22 to reserve your place and pay for lunch.  Cost of lunch is $20 and you can pre-pay by Pay Pal by clicking on the General meeting Button at the top of this page.  If you prefer to pay at the door, cash, checks, credit or debit cards are accepted.  Call Marilyn at 281-450-3352 or send to her email marilyn.harkrider@yahoo.com. 



Roasted chicken – Onion gratin with herb crouton, gruyere, mashed potatoes and garlic cream

Vegetable chef’s choice

Spinach salad with cucumber, mandarin orange, dried cranberry, pecan and feta ( poppy dressing)


Carrot cake – spiced whip cream



                    CARING FOR AMERICA PROJECT   


For several years, KARW has supported the Littlest Patriot Baby Shower. This project was founded by
Connie Kindle, volunteer at the Veterans Administration, and KARW’s 2017-2018 Caring for America
Chairperson. New diaper bags filled with new baby items are given to young veterans who are starting
their family or adding to them.
Our club would again like to support this very worthy project and your support is deeply appreciated.
KARW will be collecting donations at our February and March general meetings. Below is a list of
suggested items needed.

Submitted by Betty Newton, 2019 Caring for America Chairperson

Baby Items for The Littlest Patriot    

Oils, baby shampoo, baby body wash, powder
Baby towels/washcloths
Receiving blankets
Bottles & brushes
Comb & brushes
Mittens (to cover hands for nails)
Burp cloths
Baby photo albums 
Picture frames
Teething rings
Teething jell
Baby spoons
Baby nail clippers
Baby girl head bands
Story books
Rattles, toys
Medicine dispensers
Nasal aspirators
Clothes/outfits (new born to 12 mos. mostly) 
Onesies, gowns, rompers, shirts, dresses, etc.
Baby socks




Campaign Hours


REMINDER TO MEMBERS, PLEASE turn in your Campaign Hours to Betty. You can submit your hours by calling BETTY NEWTON, VICE PRESIDENT PROGRAMS/RESERVATIONS FOR KARW AT 713-444-5006 OR by SENDING AN EMAIL TO betnewt@suddenlink.net, 



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