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The Division 80 Times

April 2013

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The Lady Behind Division 80. Hello Division 80 Key Clubbers! My name is Megan Hearn and I will be your Lieutenant Governor for the 2013-2014 year. Being pretty much a no one in Boardman to being your Lt. G has been a big change in my life, a big change for the better! I am so thankful for this opportunity to serve such an amazing group of people . This year is the year I’ll bring back leadership into our division.

What’s inside?: 

Meet your Lt. G


DCON Recap




Key Club Calendar


Meet your Executive Board 7

April DCM/ Contact Info


.I have many goals that I’d like to meet this year , I cant achieve these goals without your help. We need to strengthen our communications and repair mistakes made last year. Together we can accomplish anything . My other focus is getting back to the roots of Key Club ; service. It feels as though Key Club has become more about politics and less about serving people . I will change this through divisional projects ; this will help connect our clubs while helping people . I can’t wait to meet each and everyone of you and make 2013-2014 the best year to be in Division 80! You can say that I’m not a normal Lt. G but that’s okay! We share a passion to serve and our diverse ways of showing that is what will bring our clubs together. Key Club is a family, and I hope by the end of my term I can help all of you see that


DCON 2013 There is no way to describe such energy and inspiration you feel at DCON , but I can try. For those of you who don’t know what DCON is , it is a Key Club district convention where every division in the district gathers and celebrates the Key Club year, and elect a new district board. This years Pacific Northwest DCON was in the beautiful city of Seattle at the Double Tree Hotel. At DCON you get to show your divisional spirit, listen to amazing speakers, go to a banquet and dance, and my favorite part : network with the other hundreds of PNW key clubbers! This DCON was very spirited and kicked off with a motivational speech from Brett Eastburn, a man with no legs and no arms but he also has no handicaps. In high school he was a basketball player, a football player, a wrestler, and a swimmer! The weekend followed with amazing workshops from Yoga to How to run for a higher office. I would also say that the dance was a major success , just about everyone was dancing! The 2013 DCON was amazing and with the District Board this year I think 2014 DCON will be the best yet. I hope to see all of you there.


What is ICON? ICON is International convention , like DCON but so much bigger ; instead of every division gathering it would be every district gathering every 36 of them! When and where is this years ICON? 2013 ,70th Annual ICON is in our nations capitol Washington D.C. All PNW attendees will be staying at the Washington Hilton July 1-8, 2013! What is there to do at ICON? At the Hotel you will get to listen to amazing speakers like : Elizabeth Smart and Michael C. Anthony. You’ll also elect your International Board. When you venture out into the city you will get to go to the Smithsonian Museums, National Zoo, see the White House and witness 4th of July fireworks in our nations capitol! To send you home they end the convention with a dance ! How much does ICON cost? To register you have to send $700 deposit by April 25th to International Convention PO Box 3933 Silverdale, WA 98383 . Checks need to be payable to PNW Key Club. After the deposit the balance due is $650 this needs to be sent in no later than May 25th. 4

ICON 2013 Schedule July 1rst : Arrival Fly to Washington D.C. out of Seatac Airport @6:05am. Land in D.C @ 6:25pm.

July 3rd: ICON Begins Registration, Meet & Greet, Holocaust Museum, Capitol and Smith-

July 2nd: Tour D.C Night tours of Jefferson, MLK Lincoln, FDR, WWII, Vietnam and Korean Memorials.



Ope ning Sessi and on cauc u sing. D.C. 4th o f July Firew orks! !

sonian Museums tours.

July 5th: Service

July 6th: Closing

Service fair, work-

Workshops, House of

shops and Recogni-

Delegates, Closing

tion Session.

Session and Dance!

July 7th: Tour

July 8th:Departure

National Zoo, shop-

Morning sightseeing,

ping and District Dinner.

Fly to SeaTac@6:20pm Arrive @10:35pm


April 2013 Key Dates Sun











5 Secretary Report Due

6 Kiwanis One Day














20 First DCM :Bring Contact Info





25 ICON Deposit Due






This is going to be an amazing year! I’m excited to meet all of you , be patient with me if I forget your name or can’t answer your questions; I’m just beginning to learn the In’s and Out’s of working on District Level , but I will always help out anyway I can on our divisional level and even club level. This first month may go a little hazily , but we’ll get the hang of it. Don’t hesitate to ask me questions or ask me for help that’s one of the many reasons I’m here! This month I’m looking to accomplish our first DCM , get all of your contact information, contact our inactive clubs and make my first club visit! April is just the month to really take all the enthusiasm from DCON and use it to kick off the Key Club year so get excited!!


PNW Executive Board District Governor Trang Tran 

Former President of Lincoln

District Secretary Hakikat Bains 

dent of Omak

High school

Former Lieutenant Governor of Division 34

Eric Grewal 

Former Lieutenant Governor of Division 9

Former VP of Monroe High

Key Club

club 

Former Presi-

District Treasurer

School 

Former Webmaster of Division 21

District Bulletin Editor Sara Thomas 

Former Lieutenant Governor of Division AYS



I am so excited for this year , 2013 will be a year to remember for Division 80! If you need to contact me you can reach me by : Email: Cell Phone: (541-) 626-3996 Home Phone: (541-)481-3381 I’m always here to answer any questions or just here to talk if you want to :)

APRIL DCM: April 20th , Saturday, 2pm @DQ in Hermiston. All new officers bring your contact information. This is not set in stone but as far as I know this is the best day for it ,if there is sports that day I can rearrange the meeting. Communication is key


April 2013 Division 80 Newsletter  

My first newsletter