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Mighty Mighty June Newsletter Micki Hall; District Treasurer

June, 2010

Official Newsletter of the Florida District of Key Club International’s District Treasurer

Summer time! What do I do now? So it is finally summer and if you are like me, you are excited to finally be able to work on Key Club stuff without worrying about your English essay or Chemistry Project that is due the next day. Now that you are out for the summer you have a great deal of time to do whatever you need to do for your division and prepare for the next year. Whatever grade you are going into, school will get stressful. The more work you do during the summer, the easier it will be. So what can you do to increase the number of Early Bird clubs within your division? What can you do to increase the amount of service performed in your community and other communities in your division? Below is a list of things that you can do to make your division better than ever. I will be giving out monthly tips like these, so keep a look out! • Work with the weaker clubs on increasing their membership. The more members a club has, the more service they can perform, therefore increasing the impact of Key Club. o Provide them with Membership Development resources from keyclub.org. • In this summer, I will be providing you with resources to help your club collecting and registering for dues. I will be creating a Treasurer Plan that will have week-by-week plan of action for club treasurers starting September 1st and ending when they are finished with the dues process. I will be creating the same for Lieutenant Governors to make sure your clubs are following the plan including things you can do to help. This will be a great way for both treasurers and lieutenant governors to make sure they are doing what they can to get Early Bird. • One thing that is strongly encouraged for club treasurers to do is create a club budget. A mock budget along with a step-by-step process for creating one will be sent out to all club treasurers soon. • Tell me how I can help. If you have goals that you might not know how to pursue concerning dues, FLOF, reactivations of inactive or suspended clubs within your division, or anything else… I can help! Please text me, facebook me, or email me if you need anything. Utilizing the resources you are provided with such as the Executive Board will help you a lot.

“I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.” -John D. Rockefeller

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Treasurer duties In order to assist your treasurers throughout the year and help them as much as you can, it will be easier if you know exactly what they have to do. I want to make sure that you are helping your treasurers as much as possible, so they can all get Distinguished Club Treasurer at next year’s District Convention. If you have any questions on these, please let me know. - Keep any bank statements - Raise money for the Governor Project, S.N.A.P. - Deposit club funds right away - Know all school rules about money - Attend club meetings and board meetings - Collect and record money from fundraisers - Attend KCKC and Spring Rally - Attend District Convention - Collect and Register Member Dues in a timely manner to be able to receive Early Bird dues - Prepare a budget - Keep Officers up to date with Account - File any forms with the IRS by Feb 15 - Keep Kiwanis Club informed with finances

Florida District Financial Report

16,121 members! This means we have increased our membership by almost two thousand members since the 2008/2009 year (we are currently in the 2009/2010 year until October 1st). The 2009/2010 District Board set the bar pretty high; let’s set our bar even higher! Our dues all together total to $180,333.50; $109,709.00 International $70,627.50 District

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