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MyDCON Exper i ence 2015 Ij oi nedKeyCl ubi nt heni nt hgr adenotr eal l yknowi ngwhatt ot hi nk.I di dn’ tknow muchabouti t ,andIonl ys howedupatoneoft hemeet i ngsbecaus eoneofmyf r i endsas kedmet ogowi t hhi m.AsIwenton wi t hmyt i mei nKeyCl ub,Ir eal i z edt hati twasmor et hanj us tanaf t er s choolact i vi t y.Ibecamemor eandmor ei nvol ved.Iwentt oal otof s er vi cepr oj ect sandr anf orcl ubedi t or .WhenIwentt oDCON,Iknew t hi swast hepl acef orme. Idi dn’ tr eal l yknow whatt ot hi nkwhenIs howedupi nBal t i mor e ont hatF r i day.Maybeacoupl eofcl ubsget t i ngt oget hert al ki ngabout whatevent st heyhos t edorpr oj ect st heydi d.ManwasIs ur pr i s ed. WhenIwal kedi nt ot hatbal l r oom Iwasbl ownaway.I twasal mos t compl et el yf i l l edwi t ht hous andsofpeopl ej us tl i keme,want i ngt o hel pot her sands er vet hei rcommuni t y.Seei ngs omanypeopl econt r i but et oacommoncaus edur i ngt hatf i r s tMi r acl eMi nut emademe r eal i z ewhatagr oupl i keKeyCl ubcoul ddoi fwewor kedt oget her .I t wasamaz i ngt omeets omanypeopl ej us tl i keme. T hatweekendwasagamechangerf orme.Il ear neds omuch aboutwhatKeyCl ubwasr eal l yaboutandmets omanypeopl ewi t h t hes amemi nds etasme.Il ear nedwhatIhadt odoandwhatIcoul d dowi t hmypos i t i onascl ubedi t or .If el tr eadyt ot akeont heyearwi t h apos i t i onasanof f i cer .DCONhel pedmet or eal i z ewhyIj oi nedand whyIl i kedKeyCl ubs omuch.Myexper i enceatDCONs howedme whatKeyCl ubwasr eal l yabout . Chr i sMar gr af ,L akeBr addockCl ubEdi t or ,DI vi s i on2D

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Updat eF r om I nt er nat i onal Cr abt as t i cCapi t alKeyCl ubber s ! Hel l oever yone,i t ’ sT r us t eeGar ywi t honel as ti nt er nat i onalupdat ebef or e I nt er nat i onalConvent i on.I thasbeenanhonors er vi ngasyourI nt er nat i onal T r us t ee,andIl ookf or war dt ohel pi ngCapi t ali nanywayt hatIcant hes el as t coupl eofweeks .I fyouhaveanyques t i onsei t heraboutt hi smes s ageor aboutanyt hi ngel s e,f eelf r eet oemai lmeatgcheng. kci @gmai l . com. T heI nt er nat i onalBoar dhasbeenbus yt hel as tcoupl eofmont hs .T heEducat i onandDevel opmentcommi t t eehos t edanot herwebi nar ,t hi st i mef ocus i ng onI nt er nat i onalConvent i oni nI ndi anapol i s .T hecommi t t eehasal s of i ni s hed put t i ngt oget heraMar chofDi mesr es our ce.T heGr owt handCommuni cat i onsCommi t t eeputt oget heraT wi t t erChatt hatt ookpl aceonMay19t h. Eachcommi t t eehasacoupl eofdi r ect i vesl ef tt owor kon,s oyoucanbe s ur et hatwewi l lcont i nuet owor khar dunt i lt heendofourt er ms . AtI nt er nat i onalConvent i oni nI ndi anapol i s ,I al ongwi t ht her es toft heI nt er nat i onalBoar dwi l l ber et i r ed,andanew I nt er nat i onalBoar dwi l l bei ns t al l ed.Capi t alwi l lbeas s i gnedanew new t r us t eeandnew s i s t erdi s t r i ct s .T hank youf orawonder f ulyear .Hopef ul l y,Iwas Iwasabl et omeetal otofyouatDi s t r i ct Convent i onbacki nMar ch.I twast r ul y i ns pi r i ngt os ees omanys er vi cemi nded hi ghs chool er s .I thasbeenmypl eas ur e s er vi ngasyourt r us t ee,andIwi s h yout hebes tofl ucki nal lofyour endeavor s .Ihopet os eeyoual li n I ndy! El i mi nat eOn, Gar yCheng KeyCl ubI nt er nat i onalT r us t ee 1415 Eas t er nCanada, Car i bbeanAt l ant i c,Capi t al

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Cl uboft heMont h Counc i l Hi ghSc hool r ec ent l yr ec ei vedanawar df ort hebl ooddr i ves s pons or edbyCounc i l KeyCl ub. Mar s hRegi onal Bl oodCent er( MRBC) gaveoutawar dsf ort het opdonat i onc ol l ec t i ngs c hool sf ort heyear 2014. Counc i l i si nt hes mal l s c hool c at egor yf ors c hool swi t hf ewert han 140s eni or s . Oft he18s c hool si nt hatdi vi s i on, Counc i l hast hes mal l es t s eni orc l as s , onl y28s t udent s . Des pi t et hes mal l s i z eofours c hool and c ommuni t y , Counc i l wons ec ondpl ac ewi t h170donat i onsmadedur i ng 2014. Thec r edi tbel ongst ot hei rf ai t hf ul , c ar i ngs t udent sandal l t hewonder f ul c ommuni t ymember swhot aket i meoutoft hei rbus ydayt os t opbyand donat ebl oodt os aveot her s . CHSs eest hes amepeopl ec omet i meaf t er t i met ohel p, andever yt i met her e’ sadr i vet her ear eal s os eenewf ac es . Onet hi ngt hatr eal l yi mpr es s i veaboutCHSi st hatt hei rf or mers t udent s , whobegandonat i ngwhi l eas t udentatCHS, c ont i nuet oc omeandgi ve af t ert heyhavegr aduat ed.Vol unt eer sf r om t hec ommuni t yt ohel pwi t h t hedr i ve. MRBCs er vespr ac t i c al l yal l t hehos pi t al si nourr egi on, andt hedonat i ons r emai nl oc al t ohel pCHSnei ghbor s . The170donat i onsr ec ei vedatCounc i l havet hepot ent i al t os ave510l i ves . Wi t honl y28s eni or st hi syear , i ti samaz i ngt hat16oft hos es eni or shave ei t hergi venbl oodorhads omeonet odonat ef ort hem atl eas t3t i mes dur i ngt hei rs eni oryear , andt hos e16s eni or swi l l r ec ei veHer oCor dst o wearongr aduat i ondaywi t ht hei rc apandgown. RhondaMus i c k, Counc i l Hi ghSc hool KeyCl ubAdvi s or

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