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KEY CLUB 3636 WOODVIEW TRACE INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46268 USA 1-800-KIWANIS FAX 1-317-879-0204

Kat’s Khronicles Volume 1 Issue 1 April 2011

IN THIS ISSUE!

Time to Start a New Year! April’s coming to a close, and I’m sure many of you know what that means. The end of one Key Club year and the beginning of a new one! Now you’re probably wondering who in the world is sending you this colorful newsletter. Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Katherine Lauer; your new Lieutenant Governor! What exactly is a Lieutenant Governor you ask? A Lieutenant Governor is a liaison between the clubs in their Division (ours being Division 12) and their District (the Texas-Oklahoma District). In other words if you ever have a problem with your club or just want to talk, I’m your girl!

Here’s a little bit about me: I go to San Angelo Central High School, and along with acting as secretary for my school's junior class and Key Club for the past year, I also serve as my school’s French Club historian. In my spare time I love singing and playing the cello and piano. Now that I’ve told you about me, I want to get to know you! It would be great if you could email me a short paragraph introducing yourself and telling me all about you. I can’t wait to start off this year with all 5 of Division 12’s amazing clubs! Let’s make it a memorable one!

A New Year!

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DCON ‘11

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Your New District Board

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Divisional Project

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International Convention

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Contact Information & The Task O’ The Month

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Divisional Contact Info

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Questions? Feel free to contact me! Call/ Text: (325) 617-6269 Email: katblauer@gmail.com Send me a friend request on facebook if you’d like!

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Fun at The 62nd Annual TexasOklahoma District

Convention

This year was my first year in Key Club, and my first year to attend DCON. I love being a part of Key Club, and going to DCON made me love it even more. One of the best parts of convention is getting to meet new people. Everyone I met was so friendly and just as excited to be there as I was. There were so many smiles and everyone was so positive. The atmosphere there is amazing, and it’s awesome to be a part of it. It’s great to know that there are so many of us out there that care about serving our community and making a difference. The first night at convention, we attended the service fair. We saw what other clubs were doing as their service projects and presented ours. We all gave each other ideas for this upcoming year’s service projects. The next night was the opening session. Something that really opened my eyes was our Key Note speaker, Cory Johnson. His speech was uplifting and, I think I can say, moved us all. He was born with Cerebral Palsy but he has not let it stop him from living life. His story really touched my heart and it showed me that anyone of us can make a difference and we shouldn’t let anything stop us from doing so.

On Saturday, was the Leadership Luncheon. There we saw the T-O Quiz Bowl. It’s a trivia game where Key Club members from Texas and Oklahoma compete against each other. We got to see Texas beat Oklahoma for the fourth year in a row! Then we had the Awards Banquet that night, where we saw the Talent and Oratory competitions and awards were given out. Each club cheered as they heard their name called for an award. After all that excitement, there was the Governor’s Ball which was extremely fun. Everything ended with the Farewell Breakfast where we inducted our new District Board. The convention was definitely a success and I am really glad I went. The forums, sessions, and banquets were all great, informative, and fun. I enjoyed every second of it and had so much fun with the members of our club that went. Attending the convention is something that I would encourage every Key Club member to do because I am positive they will love it. I loved it, and I can’t wait for the 63rd T-O District Convention! --Rebecca Bingham Central HS Key Club Secretary

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Ryan Nava

Megan Iselin

Morgan Hah

District Secretary

District Governor

District Treasurer

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Divisional Project: Got DUC (Diabetes Under Control) ? Diabetes affects the lives of nearly 26 million children and adults in this country and another 79 million with pre-diabetes. If current trends continue, one in three children will face a future with diabetes. The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

My goal for this project is for each club to do at least 1 project to promote Diabetes awareness and raise funds for prevention! This project will take place from April 2011- March 1st 2012 *all information came from the diabetes.org site

How To Help:

Further Contact Information: American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383)

Donate Money! o Hold fundraisers! o Ask for donations!

Get Involved! o Spread awareness throughout your community!  Explain to people how to control diabetes and the importance of eating healthy for diabetics. o The more people that know about diabetes, the more likely they’ll donate!

Connect the K’s!: o Don’t just tell your Key Clubbers about the DUC Project! Include your local K-family! o Holding Interclubs to promote the DUC Project is a great way to get involved with the rest of your community’s K-family!

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This year’s International Convention will take place at the JW Marriot Desert Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. With seven swimming pools, a lazy river, and outside patios containing fire pits as well as an enormous mall only two blocks away, you know it’ll be fun! Not to mention all of the famous speakers and performers including Eric Saperston and Craig Karges! Here’s your invitation to connect with Key Clubbers from thirty different countries worldwide! For more information contact me or visit http://www.keyclub.org/events/convention/

Katherine Lauer, Katie Findlay, and Rudy Barron at ICON 2010

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District Board District Governor Megan Iselin 15211 Wisteria Springs Cypress TX 77433 713-449-4150 miselin@rocketmail.com District Treasurer Morgan Hah 6215 Regina Lane Beaumont TX 77706 (409) 779-8048 morganhah@hotmail.com District Secretary Ryan Nava 14819 Chetland Place Dr. Houston, TX, 77095 (713) 206-4766 ryan.navakc@gmail.com District Administrator Patrick Schibi pschibikeyclub@yahoo.com 580-351-7389

**Secretaries!

Like Texas-Oklahoma Key Club Divisions 12 & 22 on facebook for the inside scoop on what’ s going on in our District and Division!

D I S T R I C T A N D D IV IS I O N A L C O N T A C T IN F O R MA T IO N

Your reports MUST be postmarked by the 5th of each month!! Make sure that they are sent to District Secretary Ryan Nava and Region 5 Advisor Rudy Barron as well as me. All of our contact information is listed on this page, and I will keep you up to date on the Task O’ the Month throughout the year.

Divisional Contacts Region 5 Advisor Rudy Barron 3611 Nevada Drive San Angelo, TX 76904 325-949-4857 rudy.beabarron@suddenlink.net Divisions 12 & 22 Lieutenant Governor Katherine Lauer 3218 Clearview Dr. San Angelo, TX 76904 325-617-6269 katblauer@gmail.com Division 12 Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor Don M. Holland 2001 CR 269 Early, TX 76802 325-656-6307 don.holland44@gmail.com

Task O’ The Month List 3 goals that you have for the upcoming year as a secretary.

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San Angelo Central Key Club Thomas Franco, President tfranco95@rocketmail.com

Early Key Club

Emily Champagne, VP tonyachampagne@sudeenlink.net

President, Kaitlyn Levett: kaitlyn.levett@gmail.com (325) 203-0632

Rebecca Bingham, Sec/Editor rlbjunior@suddenlink.net

Vice President, Colten Meisner: colten.meisner@hotmail.com (325) 203-0168

Alaina Brogan, Treasurer alaina.brogan@gmail.com

Treasurer, Lindy Davis: (325) 642-7740

Brittany Bourgeois, Historian shoptiludropm5@aim.com Sean Brogan,PR/Parl. seanmichael.brogan@gmail.com

Don't ever question the

Editor, Amy Hurtado: hurtado.amy@gmail.com (325) 998-4600 Historian, Angelyn Wiley: (325) 217-3557

Bethany Nieto, Webmaster bethynieto@yahoo.com

 value of volunteers. Noah's Ark was built by volunteers; the Titanic was built by professionals.

-- Dave Gynn

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Jennifer Clark, Faculty Adv. jennifer.clark@saisd.org

Brownwood Key Club

Bea Barron, Kiwanis Adv. rudy.beabarron@suddenlink.net

Brandi Prado, President beach_ball121001@yahoo.com

Tom Woods, Kiwanis Adv. twoods3306@suddenlink.net

Brianna Helms, VP brianna.helms@yahoo.com

Becky Hartman, Kiwanis President beckyhartman1969@yahoo.com

Marcela Leal, Sec marcela_leal_2@yahoo.com

Comanche Key Club

Austin Robinson, Treasurer llamawhisperer@yahoo.com

Kelly Baker, Faculty Advisor kbaker@comancheisd.net

Linda Luna, Editor/Webmaster linda.luna1995@yahoo.com

Cross Plains Key Club

Pam Rider, Faculty Adv. pamela.rider@brownwoodisd.org

Patricia Cook, Faculty Adv. pcook@cplains.esc14.net

Sandra Richardson, Kiwanis Advisor sandra.richardson@brownwoodisd.org

KEY Key Club International Texas-Oklahoma District

www. keyclub.org

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Volume 1 Issue 1 April 2011  

My very first newsletter as Lt. Governor!

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