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The Sunshine Source

February/March 2017

Volume XII Issue 5

Table of Contents Content Editor’s Message

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Governor’s Message 4-5 Call to DCON


March of Dimes




Club Spotlight


DCON Awards


Contact Information 16-18

Editor’s Message Leaders of The Florida District, As the 2016-17 year comes to an end, I cant help but think about how proud I am of the Florida District. All of the events I see you participating in fills my heart with joy. I cannot wait to see you all at DCON so we can celebrate this past year together. In this issue, you can find helpful information on how your club can make it to DCON. Also included: club spotlights, important contact information, and other fun tidbits. Happy Serving! Yours in friendship and service, Jada Mohammed 305-588-7421

Greetings Florida and Cayman Island Key Clubbers, Happy New Year! I hope that 2017 is a healthy year full of service and fun for you and your families. I am also hopeful that you are ready to take advantage of all the wonderful things Key Club has to offer within your club and the district! There are many fun events coming up including District Conference and Spring Zone Rally. I can’t wait to meet you all at the rallies and see you again at the conference so be sure to register for both events early. The conferences provide great ways for club members and officers to be trained, gain ideas, and share the Key Club spirit!

The Florida District has done such a great job implementing this year’s Governor’s Project, Feeding Our Future. Together, we have completed nearly 30,000 hours working toward helping the hungry and homeless! Feeding Our Future Week was also a huge success so thank you to all the clubs who took part in it.

If your club is ever struggling to come up with service or fundraising ideas, I highly encourage you to check out the Documents & Resources Tab on our website. There are a plethora of great ideas that would apply to your club!

Yours in Service Always,

Martha Grace Hagan

DCON 2017 Join us at The Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando from March 30- April 2, 2017.

This year’s DCON theme is Adventures In Service, featuring four adventures: Arctic Adventures Tropical Adventures Desert Adventures Seaside Adventures

Registration will close on February 22, 2017. If you have any questions about DCON 2017, please contact DCON Chair Hannah Rosenbaum or DCON Administrator David McCampbell.

The cost: $275 for a quad room $330 for a triple room $370 for a double room $575 for a single room (adults only)

If you need help with fundraising, check out the fundraising guide on You can also contact your Lieutenant Governor or District Treasurer Alyssa Frank for assistance. You can register at While you are there, be sure to check out the Awards and Contests page to see what your club is eligible to compete in and how you can apply.

Visit http:// service-major-emphasis/ to find out how you can participate in this project with other Key Clubbers around the world. See the Florida Key Club Awards page for information on how your club can receive recognition for your work with March of Dimes.


William R. Boone A club submission

William R. Boone High School Key Club (Division 10B/Zone D) hosted a Tricycle Relay Race to race money for our Kiwanis Club and their annual Bike Build. We invited clubs/teachers to participate in a relay race where they would ride tricycles around a course on campus. Each team paid $20 to participate and the prize was a dozen donuts. We raised $160 for our Kiwanis club to buy bicycles for students at local elementary schools for Christmas.

Jesuit High School A club submission

Jesuit High School was asked by the Italian Consular Corps of Ybor City to provide seven students to act as ushers at their annual International Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. During the event, ushers participated in a candle-lighting ceremony alongside six Holocaust survivors and Consuls from France, Canada, Greece, Germany, Spain, and Lithuania. The candle-lighting ceremony was a touching testimony to the survivors, liberators, and the six million innocent men, women, and children who were martyred for their Jewish faith. To be able to serve in such an emotional and meaningful ceremony was truly a humbling honor for Jesuit's Key Club.

DCON Awards

A message from the committee At DCON (District Education and Leadership Conference), you will have the opportunity to show off all of your talent and accomplishments from the 2016-2017 Key Club year by receiving awards on stage! These awards include distinguished member and officer distinctions, as well as club awards. Some can even allow you to qualify for a scholarship! Additionally, you also have the chance to show off your talent at our annual Talent Show and Oratorical Contest. To apply, just go to the District website at and scroll down to the award or contest you are interested in applying for. Some do not require an application and go in terms of Pride Reports and the Annual Achievement Report. Do not forget to read the instructions thoroughly and submit the application correctly and on time. No applications turned in after the due date will be accepted.

Pre-DCON Awards must be submitted before March 7 at 11:59 p.m. and DCON awards on March 30 before 10:00 p.m. You definitely do not want to miss out of the opportunities of showcasing your talents and achievements at DCON. Good luck!

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Executive Committee District Governor Martha Grace Hagan Boca Raton High school

District Secretary Sabrina Flores Somerset Academy Chapel Trail

District Treasurer Alyssa Frank Wellington Community High school

e Contact Information District Editor Jada Mohammed Barbara Goleman Senior High

District Webmaster Yuria Utsumi Boca Raton High school

Executive Assistant Gabriela Charlot Somerset Academy Pembroke Pines

Contact Information DCON Chair Hannah Rosenbaum Sebring High School

District Administrator Mrs. Donna Parton

Assistant District Administrator Mr. David McCampbell

Florida Key Club's Sunshine Source Vol XII No 5 February-March 2017  
Florida Key Club's Sunshine Source Vol XII No 5 February-March 2017