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the treasurer tribune Volume 3, Issue 2

the treasurer’s official newsletter to the New York District Key Club

Fall 2013

Table of Contents


Words From Your Treasurer


Role of Club Treasurer


Fundraising Ideas


District and International Dues Collection


Upcoming Events


Dues Payment Status


If you weren’t able to obtain the Early Bird Dues patch for your club, please don’t fret. It is important, however, to get dues in by the Regular Dues deadline of December 1. On the bright side, you can give your successor tips and tricks on how to complete the dues process more efficiently. You can check whether your club successfully paid dues yet by viewing the Dues Chart here. This chart gives helpful information like your Club ID and your division. Please remember that you can always call or email International with any questions at 1(800)KIWANIS ext. 411 or at Besides International, I am always here to answer any questions. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions that weren’t answered by A Treasurer’s How-To: Membership Dues.

Contact me at:

Yours forever in service,

NYDKC Treasurer Alexander Mok (917)597-5989


Alexander Mok District Treasurer

Words From Your Treasurer

Hey NYDKC Treasurers!

Send in FRFs or proofs for any missing or new fundraisers

Role of Club Treasurer

Start and complete the dues process

Adhere to the club budget

Speak with your other club officers

What should you do during the Fall?

Hold fall-themed fundraisers

Attend club functions and divisional functions

Review the requirements for the Distinguished Club Treasurer Award


Work on the Distinguished Key Clubber application


Hold a soccer tournament to find the next David Beckham. This is a great way to raise money by selling snacks and entrance fees and to foster friendly competition.

Host a Dance-A-Thon to see who can dance the longest. People will be willing to pay if they know the money is going to a good cause and if they know they are dancing for a prize!

Talent Show Host a talent show and collect entrance fees. Be sure your acts are tasteful and be sure your show is worth watching!

Walks Attend a walk like the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes to raise awareness and to raise money through donations.

Penny Wars

Leaf Raking

Nothing beats friendly competition between grades in your school. Bring in one jar for each grade and collect change and bills to see which grade can collect the most money!

Go door to door asking for donations in return for raking the leaves in your neighbor’s front or back yard.

Farmer’s Market

Prom Dress Fundraiser

Trivia Night

Open a farmer’s market in your local community or your school and sell anything homemade or grown. You can also sell Thanksgiving themed dishes!

Ask for donated prom dresses from students or even local organizations and sell them for a profit. It’s never too early to start looking for the perfect dress!

Host a trivia night where people can pay to compete with other teams. Donated or low-cost items can be obtained as prizes.


Fundraising Ideas

Soccer Tournament

District and International Dues Collection

Below you will find a breakdown of how every club member’s dues are used. The money is never gone to waste, and it is important to tell current and prospective members where their money is going. For the 2013 – 2014 service year, dues will be $12.50 in addition to the optional $1 – $3 that each club can add. The breakdown of dues is shown below. International

New York District

Your Club



$1.00 – $3.00

• International Website

• District Website

• International Board Meetings • Governor and Administrator Training Conference • Resources (posters, public relations tools) • Pins and Membership Cards • District Support • Awards (scholarships, distinguished officers, etc.) • International Convention • Other Expenses

• Board Meetings • District/Club Awards • District Officer Materials (pins, resources, etc.) • Leadership Training Conference • Other Expenses

• Events (parties, fundraisers, etc.) • Club Website • Meeting Supplies • Supplies for Projects • Support to Attend LTC • Kiwanis Club Visits • Club Awards • Other Expenses

I hope to have more clubs earn the Early Bird Dues Patch for this service year. Please check out my How-To guide for dues for detailed steps on submitting dues and for a recommended timeline of completed actions. Click here to view my dues guide on Issuu. I will also create a chart to note which clubs have paid dues for the service year and when so that all Lieutenant Governors can remind their clubs to submit dues. 6

Every letter to Santa written and dropped off in specific locations will help the Makea-Wish Foundation. Macy's will donate $1 for every letter sent to Santa. Please participate in this easy fundraising opportunity. This can even report this as a fundraiser. Club advisors just have to send me an email confirming that 'X' amount of letters were dropped off. Click here for more information.

Please continue fundraising for The ELIMINATE Project. Clubs have until December 31, 2013 to submit a gift form and a check to the Kiwanis International Foundation if a club wishes to receive a special banner patch. More instructions can be found here. Please be sure to give a two week leeway (meaning you should send the check and gift form by December 15, 2013). Any funds collected after this date can still be sent, though. They will just be counted for The ELIMINATE Project in general instead of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.


Upcoming Events

Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Macy's Believe

Dues Payment Status

1 Bishop McGann-Mercy High School

4 Glen Cove High School

6 East Meadow High School

1 East Hampton High School

4 Great Neck North High School

1 Eastport High School

4 Great Neck South High School

1 Hampton Bays High School

4 Hicksville Senior High School

1 Riverhead High School

4 Manhasset Senior High School

6 Garden City High School General Douglas Mac Arthur High 6 School Gerald R. Claps Career & Technol6 ogy

1 Southampton High School

4 Mineola High School

1 Westhampton Beach High School

4 New Hyde Park


2 Amityville High School

4 North Shore High School


2 Bellport

4 Paul D. Schreiber High School

2 Copiague Central High School

4 Sewanhaka High School

2 Lindenhurst High School

4 St. Dominic High School

2 Patchogue-Medford High School

4 Westbury High School

7 Freeport High School

2 Sayville High School

4 Wheatley High School

7 Hewlett High School

2 William Floyd High School

5 C.C.A. of Wantagh

7 Lawrence High School

3 Half Hollow Hills High School East

5 Calhoun High School

7 Long Beach High School

3 Half Hollow Hills West High School

5 Farmingdale High School

3 Harborfields High School

5 John F Kennedy High School

7 Malverne High School

3 Huntington High School

5 Massapequa High School

7 Oceanside High School

3 Smithtown High School

5 Plainedge High School

7 Valley Stream South High School

3 Ward Melville High School

5 Seaford High School

8 Aviation H.S.

5 Wantagh High School

8 Bayside High School

4 Carle Place High School


4 Elmont Memorial High School

5 Wellington C Mepham High School

4 Floral Park Memorial High School

6 Division Avenue High School



6 Island Trees High School 6 Sacred Heart Academy 6 Uniondale High School 6 W Tresper Clarke High School 6 West Hempstead High School 7 Baldwin High School X


7 East Rockaway Jr-Sr High School

7 Lynbook High School

8 Benjamin N Cardozo High School East-West School of International 8 Studies


High School for Telecommunication 9 Arts and Technology

12 Ardsley High School

9 James Madison High School

12 Mount Vernon High School

9 John Dewey High School

12 New Rochelle High School

8 Robert F. Kennedy

9 Leon M. Goldstein High School

12 North Rockland High School

8 Townsend Harris

9 Lincoln High School

12 Ramapo Senior High School

8 Francis Lewis High School 8 Martin Van Buren High School Queens High School for the Sci8 ences

8A Academy of American Studies Christ The King Regional High 8A School 8A Forest Hills High School 8A Garden School 8A Grover Cleveland High School 8A John Adams High School 8A Martin Luther High School 8A Maspeth High School 8A Newtown High School 8A Richmond Hill High School 8A Saint Francis Preparatory 8A Sunnyside Community 8A William Cullen Bryant High School 9 Bishop Kearney High School

9 Midwood High School CSI High School of International 10 Studies

12 Rye Neck High School Saunders Technical & Trade High 12 School

10 Curtis High School

12 Spring Valley Senior High School

10 Gaynor McCown ELS

12 The Ursuline School

10 St. John Villa Academy

12 Woodlands High School

10 Staten Island Technical High School

12 Yonkers High School

10 Susan Wagner High School

12 Yorktown Heights

10 Tottenville High School

13 Chester Academy

11 Dewitt Clinton High School

13 Cornwall Central High School

11 Fiorello LaGuardia High School High School for Math, Science, & 11 Engineering High School of American Studies at 11 Lehman College

13 Ellenville High School 13 Fallsburg High School 13 Middletown High School 13 Minisink Valley Central High School

11 Hunter College High School International Leadership Charter 11 School

13 Monticello High School 13 Newburgh Free Academy

9 Brooklyn Tech High School

11 NEST+M High School

9 Edward R. Murrow High School

11 Stuyvesant High School


14 Ausable Valley Central High School

9 FDR High School

11 The Bronx High School Of Science


14 Chazy Central Rural High School

9 Fort Hamilton High School

12 Alexander Hamilton

14 Keene Central High School



14 Lake Placid High School

16 Colonie Central High School


16 Guilderland Central High School

18 Rensselaer High School Schodack Central Schools - Maple 18 Hill

14 Northeastern Clinton Central School Northern Adirondack Central High 14 School X

16 Kingston High School

18 Tamarac High School


14 Peru High School

16 Saugerties High School

18 Tech Valley High School

14 Plattsburgh High School

16 Shaker High School

14 Saranac High School

16 Stillwater Central School

14 Saranac Lake High School

17 Amsterdam High School

14 Seton Catholic Central (Plattsburg)


14 Ticonderoga High School

17 Broadalbin-Perth High School 17 Fonda-Fultonville Central High

14 Willsboro Central School

17 Gloversville High School

15 Bolton Central School


18 Troy High School Frankfort-Schuyler Central High 19 School 19 Ilion Jr/Sr High School 19 New Hartford Senior High School 19 Oriskany Central High School Rome Catholic Junior-Senior High 19 School 19 Rome Free Academy

15 Glens Falls High School

17 Johnstown High School Mayfield Central School High 17 School

15 Hadley-Luzerne

17 Mohonasen High School

19 Town of Webb High School

15 Hartford Central High School

17 Niskayuna High School

19 Westmoreland High School

15 Queensbury High School

17 Schalmont High School

15 Saratoga Springs High School South Glens Falls Central High 15 School Southern Adirondack Education 15 Center (BOCES)

17 Schenectady High School

15 Fort Ann Central High School

16 Albany High School 16 Berne Knox Westerlo Central High 16 Bethlehem Central High School 16 Clayton A. Bouton (Voorheesville)



17 Schoharie Central High School 17 Scotia-Glenville High School

19 T.R. Proctor Senior High School

20 Baker High School Charlotte Valley Central High 20 School Chenango Valley Central High 20 School 20 Greene

17 Shenendehowa High School

20 Johnson City High School

18 Averill Park High School

20 Laurens Central School

18 Catholic Central High School

20 Maine Endwell High School

18 Columbia High School

20 Norwich

18 Hoosick Falls Central School

20 Owego Free Academy



Seton Catholic Central High School 20 (Broome County)

23 Penfield High School 23 Victor Central High School

20 Union Endicott High School


23 Webster High School

21 Cicero North Syracuse High School

23 Webster Thomas High School

21 East Syracuse Minoa


West Seneca East Senior High 25 School West Seneca West Senior High 25 School 26 Cassadaga Valley Central High

21 Fayetteville-Manlius High School

24 Carthage Central High School

26 Falconer Central School

21 Hannibal Central High School

24 General Brown Central High School

26 Fredonia Central High School

21 Jamesville Dewitt High School

24 Gouverneur High School

21 Liverpool High School 21 Nottingham High School

24 Indian River Central High School Madrid Waddington Central High 24 School


21 Oswego High School

24 Norwood-Norfolk Central School


21 Solvay High School Corning Painted Post East High 22 School

24 Ogdensburg Free Academy 24 Potsdam High School

27 Brockport High School

22 Elmira Free Academy

24 South Jefferson Central High School

27 Eastridge High School

22 Ithaca

24 Watertown High School

27 Keshequa Central School

22 Notre Dame High School

25 Alden Central High School


27 Pembroke Senior High School

22 Southside High School

25 City Honors School


27 Rush-Henrietta

22 Spencer Van Etten High School

25 East Aurora High School

22 Thomas A Edison High School

25 Holland High School

22 West High School

25 Iroquois Central High School

23 Bishop Kearney

25 Lewiston-Porter High School

23 Brighton High School


25 Lockport High School

23 Canandaigua Academy

25 Niagara Falls High School

23 East High School

25 Springville Griffith Institute High


26 Jamestown High School 26 Ripley Central High School 26 Silver Creek Central High School 26 Southwestern Central High School 26 Westfield High School 27 Arcadia High School X

• As of 11/12/13 • An “X” means that the club has paid dues. For more detailed information on each club like the number of members or the date paid, please click here.

Thanks for reading!

3636 WOODVIEW TRACE, INDIANPOLIS, IN 46268 · 317.875.8555 · US AND CANADA · 800-KIWANIS District Treasurer Alexander Mok · · ©2013

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