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The Great 38! Official Newsletter of Key Club  Pacific Northwest District  Division 38  Issue 2

May 2012


Greetings! Hello Division 38! In this issue: The end of the school year is coming up fast, and we’re all going into relaxation Greetings……….……..2 mode. However, the year is not over yet! That means you still have time for fundraising Key Club Facts.……....3 and service projects! I know (hidden word: Key Leader…………....4 springtime) that it’s extremely hard right now, with the weather getting warmer and the sun Key Dates..…………….5 shining, but stay motivated and continue Club of the Month…...6 with your Key Clubbing! Fundraising…………..7-8 This month’s newsletter is full of Contact Info…………..9 fundraising ideas so you and your club can continue serving your community up until the very last day of school! Things may be tough and stressful through these last couple months with AP/IB Exams, finals, homework, sports, musicals (the list could go on and on…) but stay strong and don’t give up! All of your hard work will pay off in the end! I am looking forward to meeting each and every one of you at my club visitations over the next couple of months and at our upcoming Divisional Council Meeting! Even without meeting you yet, I can already tell you are all amazing, dedicated Key Clubbers who really have a passion for service! Keep up the good work! Also, good luck to all of you who are in the middle of taking AP and IB exams! I know you will all do great! In caring service,

Linsie Michaels

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Division Lieutenant Governors Appointed positions

School Club President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Bulletin Editor Appointed Positions

Pacific Northwest

Div. 38

District Governor Secretary Treasurer Committee Chairs Lieutenant Governors

Your Club

International President Vice President 11 trustees

Key Club

Key Club Facts! Motto: Caring – Our way of life Pledge: I pledge, on my honor to uphold the Objects of Key Club International; to build my home, school and community; to serve my nation and God; and combat all forces which tend to undermine these institutions. Colors: Blue, gold, and white Where is it? IN OVER 30 COUNTRIES!! Mascot: Mortimer the Moose Motto: Proud N’ Willing to Serve Cheer: Hey Key Clubbers, how do you feel?! We feel good, oh we feel so good uh! Double it up! Uh uh! Triple it up! Uh uh uh! One long uh uuuh! Rapper style uh uh uh uh uh! Where? Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Northern California, Western Canada, Pan-handle of Idaho Schools: A.G. West Black Hills HS, Capital HS, North Thurston HS, Olympia HS, River Ridge HS, Shelton HS, Timberline HS, Tumwater HS, WAVA Mascot: the star! Colors: TBD

Want to show your spirit?! Make your own cheer to show off and stand out from the rest of the clubs in your division!

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What is Key Leader? Key Leader is a weekend retreat where the main focus is on service leadership. Participants take part in workshops, discussions, and team-building activities to learn leadership skills that will allow them to help make a change in their community!

2012 Event Weekend! Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp: October 5th-7th Rhododendron, Oregon

Online Registration!! Register or find more information at www.key-leader.org

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Key Dates! May Divisional Council Meeting

When: Saturday, May 19th Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Tumwater Historical Park (777 Simmons Lane SW, Tumwater, WA 98501)

It’s a picnic so bring food!

(Email me what you will bring please!)

What we will do: icebreakers, fundraiser ideas, upcoming

events, officer duties, how to get your members more involved/motivated, open discussion of issues in clubs or advice, eat, bond, and HAVE FUN! 

SAVE THE DATES! Officer Contact info: Due May 12th Seattle Rally: August 13th, 2012 DCMs: 3rd Saturday of each month Mt. Hood Key Leader: Oct. 5-7 Secretary reports: 5th of each month DCON 2013: March 21-24, 2013 5


Capital High School! Congratulations to CHS! They have demonstrated dedication, hard work, leadership, and enthusiasm throughout the month! They held a Downtown CleanUp service project this month and also worked at the Kiwanis Garden for Kiwanis One Day! CHS has also regularly contacted the Lieutenant Governor, answered last month’s riddle, found the hidden word, and sent in their contact information! Keep up the good work CHS!

May Riddle: At night they come without being fetched. By day they are lost without being stolen. What are they? Email or text me your answer for points! 6


Fundraising and Service Ideas Bracelets!

Make and sell bracelets to raise money to donate to a cause! OR have a Children’s Craft Day!

Bake Sale!

Get together and bake cookies, cupcakes or other sweets to sell to raise money! Then, donate the money to a cause/organization of your choice!

Park Clean -Up!

Help keep your local parks looking great by getting a group of Key Clubbers to help pick up trash or plant new flowers at a nearby park!

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More Fundraising and Service‌ Cancer Walk!

Show your support for cancer by hosting a cancer walk at your school or forming a team for an already existing cancer walk like Relay for Life!

Restaurant Take-Over! Ask businesses or food places in your area if they do a restaurant take over fundraiser or have a coupon booklet to sell! This is a great way to introduce people to new places to eat in addition to raising money for your club!

Com mun ity Garden! Plant and tend to a community garden! Then donate all the grown food to a local food bank!

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Contact Information Executive Board

Andy Nguyen Convention Chair andy.t_nguyen@yahoo.com

Giovanni Mckenzie District Governor giovannimc.keyclub@gmail.com Cole Hickman International Trustee Kelsie Hoppes kcitrusteecole@gmail.com District Secretary kelsiehoppes@gmail.com Administrators Kenneth Lam District Treasurer k3nn3thlam@gmail.com

John Jay District Administrator jmjay@bainbridge.net

Bassel Hamieh District Bulletin Editor basselhamiehpnw@gmail.com

Suzanne Endroedy Assistant District Administrator suzbeth1@comcast.net

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

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

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Division 38 May Newsletter