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November 2012 Division 10 North / Region 13 Cali-Nev-Ha District / Issue 07


KE Y C LU B the turtle times november 2012

division 10 north / region 13 / cali-nev-ha district / issue 07

A Letter from the LTG

Message from the Editor

Hello Ninja Turtles!

Hellooooo,

We’ve accomplished a lot over the summer! We’ve raised approximately $1200 for PTP through car washes, pie-ings, and bowling fundraisers, and we’re on track to raise almost $2000 by Fall Rally! I’m so proud of everyone and how far we’ve come since the beginning. We’ve had more active schools, and I am looking forward to meeting all you new members that have joined us since the beginning of the year! I hope school has been treating you well, and you’re keeping up in all your studies. Take lots of breaks, don’t stress out, and keep on being successful!

November’s here already?!

Love you all.

I know seniors are crazy busy with college apps right now (blehh I’m dying here), but to those of you who have the time. VOLUNTEER!! And submit me materials! (Thanks!) As the days grow colder, make sure to enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate. (:

Love, Christine RTC SWAG: LTG Jeffrey Xiong, outfitted in a I-meanbusiness suit, loves the Region Training Conference!

HELLLOOO: Editor Christine Situ hopes to see you at upcoming events! You see this face? Talk to her.

Love, Jeffrey

CONTENTS - - down to bees-ness - a letter from the LTG 01 message from the editor 01 save the date! 02 - - features - sp car wash 03 dcm 03

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dcm photos 03-04 rtc 03 rtc photos 04-05 - - fun stuff - fact of the month 05 contact us 05

Do you have any articles, photos, or any random Key Club related material you want to send it? Don’t hesitate! Email to xtine.situ@gmail.com for it to be in the next newsletter.


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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat for UNICEF is here! Every penny counts! Look for cute little donation boxes at your school.

Spirit Session

Show your spirit and swag! First one is at Garfield Park and the next is at Live Oak Park! Don’t embarrass yourself at Fall Rally! Learn all the newest and coolest cheers!

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Key Club Week

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Fall Rally

Week celebrating Key Club! YAY! Key Club activities planned everyday. The ultimate spirit smackdown at Six Flags! Come hang out with friends, meet cute guys/girls, and join Key Clubbers from all over Cali-Nev-Ha!

> Nov. 24th Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park/DCM Spend Thanksgiving giving thanks! Also, join us for DCM!

UNICEF Drive Every October, cute orange boxes with the words TRICK OR TREAT can be seen around schools. These boxes cute any spare cash that goes toward UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to help millions of children in need. The UNICEF Trick or Treat program has been in action for over 60 years. Over $160 million dollars have been

raised so far. In 1950, Rev. Clyde and Mary Emma Allison organized a “kids helping kids” program where children throughout the country Trick-orTreat for UNICEF. In 1970, states and cities all over the country declare Halloween “UNICEF Day.” In 1994, Key Club International begun to work in partnership with UNICEF in order to

raise more funds. By 2010, the program celebrated its 60th anniversary. The UNICEF drive has come a long way since it’s beginning. The next time you see a cute UNICEF box, donate! Every penny counts to helping anyone in need.

article by Christine Situ


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South Pas Car Wash for PTP

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visuals and captions by Sonny An 1. ARTSY: Evelyn Beadle painting signs for the car-wash! 2. WORKING MAN: Man-Kit Tsay, hard at work. 3. SUPER HELPFUL: Mr. Paul Groves pitches in and takes up a towel to wash cars for PTP! 4. SPONGE SPONGE: Ashley Wu, cleaning cars ‘til they shine. 5. WORK HARD PLAY HARD: Annie Lu, while too short for the job, enthusiastically washes cars for PTP.

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On a sweltering Saturday afternoon, Key Clubbers from Region 13 took refuge in the air conditioned lecture halls of Cal Poly Pomona’s educational institution and engaged in a multitude of Key Club workshops and spirit battles. Lieutenant governors held workshops explaining the goals of charities like PTP and the ELIMINATE project, along with teaching clubbers a fancy new cheer (can I get an “oh yeah”?). After small workshops had ended, all the divisions congregated in a single room and battled it out via belting and roaring cheers. Following the spirit battle was a lecture regarding upcoming charity projects, like the ELIMINATE project, and their finer points. The lecture also included a fair discussion about DCON. Lieutenant governors discussed the gist of DCON’s fun and interpersonal nature, including its dances and formal attire.

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October DCM During Saturday’s DCM, cabinet members discussed upcoming service hour opportunities and club activities. On October 14th, there was an AIDS Walk LA service opportunity where Key Clubbers trekked the streets of LA to raise money to fight AIDS. On September 29th, Region 13 Key Club’s Regional Training Conference was held at Cal Poly Pomona. And on November 10th, Key Club will have Fall Rally at Six Flags.

article by Alex Huang

article by Alex Huang

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1. SAVE ME: VP of Events Brandon Chen and VP of Publicity Keenwei Lin from San Marino have fun in the playground after DCM. 2. FOTOS: South Pasadena’s Sonny An and Temple City’s Jane Le love taking photos! 3. RELIVE CHILDHOOD: Keenwei enjoys the swing sets.

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Region Training Conference visuals and captions by Sonny An 1. SUIT UP!: District Treasurer Cannon Joyce. That is all. 2. TWIST AND SHOUT: D35 East’s LtG, Lenny Luc, encourages Key Clubbers, both new and old, to get out there and be spirited! 3. HEYY THERE: Herpin’ and derpin’ all the way, listen to what LtG Jeffrey Xiong has to say! 4. SPIRIT BATTLE: LtG Jaguar Jung of D15 rallies Key Clubbers together in a mock spirit battle! 5. CAMERA DUELS: Alex Huang dual-wields a DSLR in one hand and an IPhone in another, a true indicator of his dedication towards photography... and Instagram

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Region Training Conference visuals by Alex Huang 1. D10N REPRESENT: The entire region gathers for a spirit session. 2. SPEAKERS: Jaguar Jung and Kelly Lau speak in front of the masses! 3. ERMAGERD KERCLUB: D10N sells swag bracelets to raise funds! 4. WHAT’S NEXT: Key Clubbers pour over the schedule to see upcoming workshops! 5. WORK THAT RUNWAY: Key Clubbers demonstrate both the right...and the wrong ways to wear outfits to DCON.

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fact of the month The Pediatric Trauma Prevention program (PTP) was established in 1994. The main goal of the project is to reduce the number of children who are killed or injured by trauma.

CONTACT US > Jeffrey Xiong

Lietenant Governor d10n.cnhkc.ltg@gmail.com

(626) 466-7618

Michelle Ho

Executive Assistant meshx3@gmail.com (626) 825-5613

Patricia Cridland – Region Adviser patriciacridland@aol.com (909) 731-5236

James Seto

Executive Assistant jss94seto@yahoo.com (626) 710-2842

Christine Situ

Newsletter/Tech Editor xtine.situ@gmail.com

(626) 226-7775

The Turtle Times (NOVEMBER 2012)  

Division 10 North updates for the next month, and a recap of October!