Giving Back Rocks!

Published by: Rebekah Moon | Published on: 13 May, 2019
Giving Back Rocks!

We’ve all heard that it is better to give than to receive, but it appears that both parties were pretty happy on May 3rd as the Greater Killeen Young Professionals (GKYP) presented the Texas A&M University – Central Texas Foundation board with a check for $8,667.20!  Talk about a great gift.

Every year the GKYP’s host an annual Rock the Foundation Casino Night with one goal in mind – raising scholarship money for our local schools. This is a night that ROCKS in every sense of the word.  Dazzling outfits glitter around every corner. Slot machines light up the night while attendees enjoy all the gaming opportunities not typically found in Central Texas. Prizes abound and everyone stays to the last minute to see just what goodies they might go home with.  Las Vegas comes to Killeen and the true winners are the scholarship recipients.

After the lights are turned out and all the glitter put away, totals are gathered for the night and checks are presented to the schools.  This scholarship money will make all the difference to several local students seeking degrees at either TAMUCT or Central Texas College.  The GKYP’s know that the first steps to someone reaching their career goal often comes with a higher education degree and the GKYP’s are happy to give back in this way. 

Keep an eye out for Rock the Foundation 2020 (April 17) so you can enjoy this over the top fun and be a part of helping with something big, right here in Killeen.