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TABLE OF CONTENTS 3. Letter from LTG 4. Letter from DNE 5. January DCM and movie night recap 6-8. Club Updates 9. Kiwanis Family 10. March of Dimes 11. Recognition Page 12. Why go to DCON? 13. Key Club Trivia!

Hello Division 44 South. Welcome to March! I cannot believe how fast our Key Club year is going and that District Convention is so soon. Before the Key Club year ends, I would like you all to take the time to thank everyone who have shaped your Key Club experience. Who are those special people that sparked the spirit of service in your heart? How were they able to change your perspective? What were the service projects that opened your eyes to the goodness of Key Club? If you answered any of these questions, BEE sure to thank those individuals and appreciate the events you attended to help you get this far in your Key Club journey. Furthermore, I cannot thank the division enough but THANK YOU for giving me an opportunity to serve as a Lieutenant Governor. I am definitely honored to serve this beautiful division that never fails to show dedication and passion for Key Club. With Dino Hugs, Catherine Kim 3

Hey Dinos! We’re approaching our home stretch of the term, and I’m only going to be your division newsletter editor for another month. I had lots of fun doing it, and I learned so much more than what I would have doing anything else. Thanks to all of you who read this newsletter, even though I know that it’s not too many of you. Everybody should read it more for your next DNE, I’m sure he or she will do a better job than I did! This month we did a lot of great things as a division, and everybody needs to keep everything up! We are great. We always will be great. Have fun while you serve guys, Luke Wang


January Division Council Meeting Nicola Roberts-Lewis Division 44 South

Division Spirit Coordinator

JANUARY DCM AT MIRA LOMA HIGH SCHOOL Topics Discussed  Process of club elections and necessary aspects for a club election to occur  Process of District Convention (DCON) registration as well as what to expect and plan for at DCON  Importance of attending Conclave and what to expect, including choosing delegates and what occurs

Movie Night  $5 donation fee  Watched Monsters University  Sold popcorn, soda, and cotton candy for $1 each  Raised $81 for Pediatric Trauma Program (PTP)



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The Kiwanis Family

Vivian Li

Division 44 South

Service Project Coordinator

Kiwanis International: Serving the children of the world. Established in 1915, Kiwanis International is one of the largest service organizations in the world and consists of adults who love to serve the community. Kiwanis’ primary focus is children and sponsors the rest of the branches.

Builders Club: Building Leaders Builders Club is the largest community-service program for junior and middle school students. Their goal is to develop leadership qualities in young people through volunteer service.

Circle K International: Live to Serve, Love to Serve

K-Kids: We Build.

Circle K International (CKI) is an international collegiate service organization that consists of college/university students. Circle K promotes service, leadership, and fellowship.

Kiwanis Kids is a student-led community service organization for elementary students. Their goal is to serve the school and community and develop leadership potential.

The Kiwanis Family

Aktion Club: Where development has no disability. Aktion Club is a community-service organization for adults who have a disability. Aktion Club members strive to return to their communities the help they have received.

Key Club International: Caring – Our way of Life. Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students in the world. KEY stands for Kiwanis Educating Youth.


March of Dimes Steven Li | Division 44 South | Service Projects Coordinator

Do you know what March of Dimes is? March of Dimes help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies. Every day 1 in 8 babies born in the U.S. arrives too soon. Premature birth can happen to any pregnant woman and can lead to premature death of baby. Premature death is a very serious and common problem in the U.S.

Did you know? March of Dimes was originally founded by President Roosevelt to combat Polio. He too had polio and could not walk.

How can we help? Key Club members help by spreading awareness of prematurity and reducing the rate of premature births. Each year, Key Clubbers help by raising funds for March of Dimes programs to help prevent prematurity. Key Clubbers around the world collect dimes in hopes that someday children would be born free of birth defects. Today, Key Club members still collect change to support the March of Dimes. March for Babies is the March of Dimes largest fundraiser and typically takes place in late April. So volunteer at the March of Babies to start preventing premature deaths!

Help March of Dimes to save babies!


February Recognition Steven Li| Division 44 South| Service Project Coordinator Steven Li | Division 44 South | Service Projects Coordinator

Member of Month, the Month Olivia Goldywn, Member of the Rio Americano Key Club Thank you, Olivia Goldwyn, for being such a dedicated member in Division 44 South. We are really grateful for your service and your commitment to this division. You deserve to be Division 44 South’s member of the month. Keep up your service!

Theresa Zachary, Officer of the Month, El Dorado Key Club Thank you, Theresa Zachary, for being the president of El Dorado Key Club. El Dorado High School’s Key Club greatly appreciates your work and dedication towards key club. You are a role model to the members of your home club. Thank you for serving your club and your division!

Foothill Key Club, Club of the Month, Division 44 South Thank you Foothill Key Club for serving your home, school and community! Keep up your hard work, Division 44 South recognizes you as the Club of the Month. Thank you for your work in helping the division!


Folsom  Alexa Laborete: “I’m excited to go to DCON because it’ll be a fantastic once in a lifetime opportunity to meet new people that share the same passion I have for Key Club. Also I will be able to expand my knowledge of how to be a great leader.”  Justin Lee: “I am excited to go because this will be my first time ever going. I hope to meet many new people, further develop my knowledge about Key Club, and have a blast with my fellow members.”  Jamie Meneghetti: “I’m excited to go to DCON because I will be able to meet many people from different places who come together to share a common passion. Also, I will be given the opportunity to better myself as not only an officer, but also a person by attending the workshops.”

Mira Loma  Kryzl Francisco: “I’m excited to go to DCON so I can meet other people from different divisions in our region. (: I also want to attend the different seminars that they’re holding.”


Do you think you know your Key Club facts? Put your knowledge to the test with this trivia! 1) When is DCON 2014! a) April 11 – April 13 b) March 23 – March 25 c) April 23 – April 25 2) Who is our current District Governor? a) Alyssa Yocom b) Catherine Kim c) Victoria Lai 3) “We’re the district with the sting, and that’s why we sing! We’re the…” a) “Bees buzz buzz! Bees buzz buzz!” b) “Dino’s with the roar, so hear us shout!” c) “Itsy bitsy spider who climbed up the water spout.” 4) What is the Key Club motto? a) Leadership, Character Building, Caring, and Inclusiveness b) Caring – Our Way of Life c) Y. O. L. O. 5) What are the Key Club official colors? a) Blue, gold, and white b) Kelly green, yellow, and white c) Scarlet red and Columbia blue 6) What is our District Project? a) Project Shine b) Project BEE c) Project Jump Start

D44, D44 what? D44, D44 SOUTH!

Valentine’s Day just passed, did you tell your special someone these DINO-tastic pick up lines?

 “Are you in Key Club, because you make me feel good.”  “Are you a CNH Bee, because you are stinging.”  “If I can't have you, I'll be a dinormous wreck.”

ANSWERS: 1. a, 2. c, 3. a, 4. b, 5. a, 6. c





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