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Hill Country Monthly 2013-2014 Hill Country LTG. Marcelo’s Newsletter

February 2014

Hill Country Monthly Volume 1, Issue 6 February 2014

2013-2014 Hill Country LTG. Marcelo’s Newsletter Hello Hill Country Division! February was a very busy month for our division. We participated in many service events, fellowship activities, and all of our chapters held officer elections. I had the honor to attend all of the elections and the number of members seeking an office truly impressed me. Whether you were elected as a chapter officer or not, I want you all to know that there are still many opportunities for you to get involved at the chapter, district and international levels. I recommend you all to keep an eye out for these opportunities, and once they become available, apply apply apply!

Volunteering at the Austin Marathon – Super Hero Kids Water Station

Having said that, I hope you all are as excited as I am for our 2014 Spring Rally. I am hosting a kickball game where we will be collecting canned goods to be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank. Just a reminder, the event is this Saturday, March 1st, 2014 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Krieg Softball Complex Field #1. In order to play, each member must donate two canned goods. I can’t wait to see you all there! Like always, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact me at any time. In Leadership, Fellowship, and Service,

Marcelo Urieta-Bravo

Rock Stars of the Water Station

Marcelo Urieta-Bravo Hill Country LTG. (512)-945-1166

Hill Country Members of the Month: Austin Community College: Southwestern University: The University of Texas at Austin:


Everyone in our division has been doing an outstanding job thus far! This is the perfect opportunity for you and your chapter to be recognized by our entire district! The deadline to submit these applications is this Friday, March 7, 2014.

Rachel Gomez Emily Grover

Applications include: Outstanding T-shirt, Outstanding Single Service Project, Outstanding Traditional and Non-traditional Scrapbook, Outstanding Preferred Charity Involvement, and much more‌

Justin Kang

Thank you all for your outstanding participation this past month! It is members like you that make the Hill Country Division and CKI the best!

You can access the applications [HERE]!


Good Luck applying!

Note: Members of the month are nominated by your chapter presidents.

I It's been 60 years since the amazing district of Texas-Oklahoma Circle K International started serving our communities, and it's that time of year again to celebrate our accomplishments in service, leadership and fellowship! You can still register to attend DCON. The cost of registration is $190.00 Click to[HERE] register!

Enter the Kiwanis One Day contest by March 15th [HERE]. The winning chapter will receive a professionally produced video about its project that will be featured across Kiwanis International. Check out past videos [HERE] as inspiration for your own chapter’s project!

2013-2014 International Awards

Ideas to Promote Literacy Scholastic is now an official Kiwanis promotional partner, which means that the Read Around the World program is ready to get even more kids reading. Your chapter can use this partnership to get discounted books for your literacy projects! Join together with your local Kiwanis Club and create a Kiwanis-sponsored room in an elementary school that provides a safe place to enjoy books for extended daily and summer hours, otherwise known as The Reading Oasis. [HERE] are some resource to get you started! Plus a video on this project for inspiration [HERE]. Check out other suggested Scholastic literacy programs [HERE] for more ideas!

Your club has accomplished so much this year! Now it's time to be recognized for it. Recently, the 2013 - 2014 Club Award applications were released on the CKIx page of the CKI website [HERE]. These awards include Club Achievement, Newsletter, TShirt, Video, Website, Scrapbook (Traditional and Non-Traditional), Outstanding Kiwanis Family Relations, Preferred Charities/Service Partners, Single Service, and The Eliminate Project.

Inspirational Videos!

Take a look around your next club meeting or service project and you'll find inspiration. Until then, check out some videos that will restore your faith in humanity [HERE].

Volume 1, Issue 6 February2014  

Hill Country Division Newsletter February 2014

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