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Table of Contents Did you know? • Upcoming Events • Miscellaneous Contact Information • Links/Resources •

Key Club has it’s very own mascot (or should I say mascots– plural)? On the regional levels, we are represented by the bees. Buzz buzz! On the divisional level, we are known as the superheroes. As Key Club members of Independence High School, we are represented by Captain America.

Chinese Moon Festival Craft Days When: Every Fridays and Saturdays. The last day is Saturday, September 24 Time: 12 PM - 3 PM Where: Overfelt Gardens Temple (Next to IHS) What: Help prep crafts for Chinese Moon Festival Contact: Michelle Wong (

OT Summer Camp Week 2 When: Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22 Time: 8 AM - 3 PM Where: Family Supportive Housing, Inc. (1590 Las Plumas Ave, San Jose, CA 95133) What: Be a camp counselor and help the leaders with all camp activities, participate in the activities, play games, and supervise children. On Friday, you will also get to go on a field trip! Contact: Kiet Quach (

InnVision When: Wednesday, July 27 Time: 5 PM - 8 PM Where: 546 West Julian Street, San Jose, CA 95110 What: Serving food to the homeless! Contact: Jessica Yu (

Salvation Army Backpack Giveaway & Carnival When: Saturday, August 13 Time: First Shift: 8 AM - 12 PM Second Shift: 12PM - 3PM Where: 359 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112 What: Help Salvation Army give away backpacks to kids and play in the booths alongside the kids Contact: First Shift: Jessica Yu ( Second Shift: Kiet Quach (

Key Club Takeover Meeting When: Monday – July 25th Time: 6 PM - 9:30PM Where: Flames Eatery & Bar in downtown San Jose (88 South 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112) What: Dinner is served while spending time with the Kiwanians and other Key Clubbers from San Jose High, Gunderson, and Santa Theresa

OTC (Officer Training Conference) When: Saturday, July 30 Time: 9 AM - 2:30 PM Where: Manresa State Beach What: Workshops about officers' duties,district/international projects, etc. Food is provided and there will be a sand sculpting contest. Members are welcome!! Cost: $6 pre-registration, $8 late registration *Note: The cost for OTC is excluding gas money, so please bring extra money for gas, since we'll be carpooling and want to pay back the driver. *This event is not limited to only officers and board members! ANYONE can attend. But, space is limited so first come first serve!

SASS (Salvation Army Shopping Spree) When: Saturday, July 30 Time: 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where: Target on McKee (Near IHS: 450 N. Capital Ave., San Jose, CA 95133) What: Help out kids with shopping for school supplies (There will be more specific instructions on the day of the event). *Note:Sign up by July 16th! *Sign ups are UNLIMITED! Contact: Christine La (

RAFT (Resource Area for Teaching) When: August 3, 2011. (Wednesday) Time: 1pm-4pm. Where: 1355 Ridder Park Drive San Jose, CA 94131 What: Sort and prepare a variety of donated, educational materials. *4 volunteers are needed. *All youth under 18 must have a permission slip signed. (just a form that your parent/guardian needs to sign) I will send you the form if you decide to sign up.

Attention to those of you who like to design and love art! Key Club needs someone to design a DCON shirt! Please read the following for details. Also, even more details will be attached along with this Key-mail! HELLO CNH OFFICERS! I'm Philip Nguyen, YOUR '11-'12 District Convention Chair! I am privileged to announce that the Cali-Nev-Ha District Convention Committee has established the 2012 DCON Theme to be: "BEElieve - the Magic of Service" The California-Nevada-Hawaii District Convention Committee '11-'12 presents to you the CONVENTION LOGO CONTEST! (attached to this e-mail) All criteria and prerequisites for the contest may be found in the flyer, and the deadline for all submissions to DCON Chair Philip ( is July 20th, 2011 by 6:00PM. Please take a moment to share this information to all of your members; all contributions to the Logo Contest will be considered by the DCON Committee. Thank YOU for being such awesome members, and I look forward to seeing everyone's amazing designs! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact me!

With love and through service, Philip Nguyen Convention Chair 2011-12 California-Nevada-Hawaii District Key Club International Cell: (661)-917-5047 AIM: PhailingViet

Darlene Nguyen Junior Class Director 2011-2012 Independence High School Key Club Division 12 East, Cali-Nev-Ha Aim: smilefordarlene Cell: (408)-859-3776

Christine La Junior Class Director 2011-2012 Independence High School Key Club Division 12 East, Cali-Nev-Ha Aim: lalaxtinesaid (408)-728-2264

Independence High School’s Key Club:

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Cali-Nev-Ha District:

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