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Hello Division 38! I hope you are all well and getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day! To many of you, this day is about receiving candy from those you love or going out with your “special someone.” However, to others it is a time of loneliness, so take this day to volunteer! Try making Valentine’s Day cards and delivering In this issue: them to a local retirement home or visit with the elderly who no longer have anyone! It will bring Greetings…………….2 a smile to their face and remind them that they DCON……...………....3 do matter! Key Dates…………….4 On another note, can you all believe that DCON is almost here?! I know I can’t! Remember that online registration must be in by February 15th! Also, in preparation of DCON, make sure to promote our divisional shirts to your club members, especially those going to DCON! I hope to see many of you there; it’s going to be a blast!

Incoming LtG………..5 Project: Educate……6 Club of the Month….7 Club Spotlights………8 Contact Info………...9

As DCON approaches, you should all begin electing your officers for next year! By electing this early, they will be able to attend District Convention and receive their officer training! By being properly trained, they will be able to properly and effectively lead your club next year! Anyways, keep up with the great service and volunteer work! In Caring Service,

Linsie Michaels

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64th Annual PNW District Convention 2013 Join 1500 Key Clubbers from all over the Pacific Northwest from March 22nd-March 24th, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel in Seatac, WA to celebrate service! Who: Key Clubbers from the PNW District (Alaska, Western Canada, Washington, Oregon, Panhandle of Idaho, and Northern California) When: March 22nd-March 24th, 2013 Where: Doubletree Hotel in Seatac, WA (18740 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98188) Why: to celebrate our long hours of service, attend informational workshops, officer training, elect the Executive Board, install the 2013-2014 District Board, retire the 2012-2013 District Board, meet new people, and of course HAVE FUN! Theme: Diving into Service – so we can dive deeper into the meaning of service! Want to be a part of the Service Fair and share what your club does best? Then contact your Lieutenant Governor for more information! Do you want to see what DCON is like? Watch the Call to Convention Promo video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXebkS95t5g

Register by February 15th!

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Key Dates!

February Divisional Council Meeting When: Saturday, January 16th, 2013 Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Olympia Timberland Regional Library (313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia, WA 98501) Purpose: To discuss upcoming events, prepare for DCON, decide on spirit gear, introduce your incoming LtG, prepare for Please bring a few dollars for pizza! Also, I need one person to bring drinks/cups for the DCM, so let me know if you are willing to bring them!

Start promoting our divisional shirts to your club, especially those who will be attending DCON! They will be priced between $10.60-$10.00

SAVE THE DATES! DCMs: 3rd Saturday of the month Secretary Reports: 5th of each month Kiwanis DCM: February 20th

DCON 2013: March 22-24, 2013 ICON 2013: July 3-7, 2013 4


Meet Your 2013-2014 Lieutenant Governor

After holding elections, it has been decided that Kevin Zhang will be the Lieutenant Governor of Division 38 for the 2013-2014 year; he will take over as LtG after DCON! Now let’s take a moment to get to know him!

Name: Kevin Zhang School: Olympia High School Graduating Year: 2015 Birthday: April 24th What is your favorite candy? M&M’s and Skittles…but not at the same time. If you could be any animal, what would you be and why? A cat because I could sleep and day and have 9 lives. If you were stranded on a deserted island with no food and you had to either eat your arms or legs, which would you eat and why? I’m a vegetarian…. Why did you join Key Club? Ever since I was really young, I’ve always had this passion to help others that are less fortunate than I am, Key Club provided me this opportunity. What is your favorite memory of Key Club? Spending time with other Key Club members! What are your hobbies? Sleeping… 5


What is Project: Educate? Project: Educate is the new District project for 2012-2013. It’s main objective is to support the development of early-childhood & primary education in the developing country of Jamaica.

What do the funds go towards? #5 #4 #3 #2 #1

The funds are distributed in 5 different contributions: 30,000 High school scholarships for 10 students across Jamaica 27,050 St. Mary School (yet to be confirmed) school supplies 23,050 Online classroom assistance to 150 students across Jamaica 20,050 Wakefield Primary School assistance for a new Library 12,050 Mona Heights Primary School supplies & library equipment

Merchandise

Mona Heights Primary School

Wakefield Primary School

Wristbands: $1

T-Shirts: $10

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This month’s Star Award goes to… River Ridge High School This month, River Ridge won the Star Award for their service in their community and internationally! They are once again holding a movie night to raise money in support of the district project, Project: Educate! This time, the movie night is for Valentine’s Day, so if you are interested, take a date and attend this great fundraiser! In addition, they are working with their sponsoring Kiwanis by helping them sell grapefruits. It is extremely important to show your Kiwanis thanks by helping them out occasionally, and River Ridge is a perfect example of how to support your Kiwanis! River Ridge also is working on making their community looks better! They took part in a highway cleanup and have also been considering doing a campus cleanup! This club has been extremely involved this past month, and they definitely deserve this recognition! Good job River Ridge, and keep up the great work! You are on your way towards making your community a better place!

February Riddle: What do farmers give their wives on Valentine’s Day? Email/text me your answer!

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Club Spotlights Capital High School This month, Capital High School has been working weekly at the Thurston County Food Bank and in their local Kiwanis Garden! In addition, they have been getting into the Valentine’s spirit by selling Val-o-grams at their school!

Timberline High School This month, Timberline has mainly been getting ready for District Convention! So far, they have showed extreme enthusiasm for the event and can’t wait to show off their spirit throughout the weekend of DCON!

Olympia High School This month, Olympia High School has been getting ready for Relay for Life! In order to raise money for their team, they are holding an Applebee’s fundraiser! They also took part in the Other Bank Drive by helping to sort the donated hygiene products! 8


Contact Information

Executive Board Giovanni Mckenzie District Governor giovannimc.keyclub@gmail.com Kelsie Hoppes District Secretary kelsiehoppes@gmail.com

Andy Nguyen Convention Chair andy.t_nguyen@yahoo.com Calvin Leung International Trustee trustee.calvin@gmail.com

Administrators

Kenneth Lam District Treasurer k3nn3thlam@gmail.com

John Jay District Administrator jmjay@comcast.net

Bassel Hamieh District Bulletin Editor basselhamiehpnw@gmail.com

Tom Saunders Assistant District Administrator tom@saunders-appraisal.com

Division 38 Linsie Michaels Lieutenant Governor linsie.a.m@gmail.com cell: (360)481-1544 home: (360)352-4086

Dick Rust Area Administrator cdrust2@comcast.net Don Sattelberg Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor dsattelber@aol.com

www.keyclub.org 3636 WOODVIEW TRACE INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46268 USA 317-875-8755 • US AND CANADA: 800-KIWANIS

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Division 38 February Newsletter