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In Caring and Service

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December Edition Cover Page" Literacy Night" LtG Election 2014" Call to Convention" Running for Higher Office" Awards" Awards (Cont.)" Contact Page"

Upcoming Events! 12/16-21 Christmas Baskets" 1/31 Higher Office Election Packet Due" 1/10 LtG Candiate Agreement Due" 1/19 LtG Election Rally" 2/25 Award Nominations Due" 3/4 DCON Registration Form" 4/4-6 District Convention 2014"

Literacy Night was hosted by East Elementary.


The Omak High School Key Club assisted with the Schools promotion of students good reading habits. Key Clubbers ran activities, such as reading games, and face painting. This was an excellent time to bond with the students at East Elementary School and the faculty.

Literacy Night

LtG Election Rally This years LtG Election Rally will be held on the 19th of January. Each club is permitted two voting delegates to represent their Key Club. The election is the time in which candidates for the position can be asked questions and undergo an interview. This will be the tim e to give your input to your voting delegates. You will also be able to familiarize yourself with the incoming LtG. Election Rally's also have a fun component. Icebreakers and food will also be included.

Greetings prospective candidates,! I am so excited that you are interested in running for the position of Lieutenant Governor of Division 9 Key Club. This is a position that enables you to serve you school and community. Every LtG has specific obligations to their division. You must be involved in your home club, serve as a resource to club officers, coordinate between Key Clubs, work with other branches of the K-Family, and complete reports corresponding with your division. As LtG you also will have obligations to the District Board. Every board member is involved in standing committees, DCON committees, and votes on behalf of their division. All Board Meetings and DCON are mandatory for all LtG’s. Please request the official candidates packet. This material needs to be turned into me, at, by January 10th. The election will be held on the 19th of January.

Call to Convention

It is my great pleasure to invite you to the 65th Annual District Convention! Over the past year, the District Board has been working very hard in order to prepare for this special event. The theme of the Convention this year is “Level up in Service”, which was chosen to emphasize and focus on the individual Key Clubbers who makeIt is my great pleasure to invite you to the 65th Annual District Convention! Over the past year, the District Board has been working very hard in order to prepare for this special event. The theme of the Convention this year is “Level up in Service”, which was chosen to emphasize and focus on the individual Key Clubbers who make the Pacific Northwest District and how they continue to grow with the experience they gain by doing community service. In addition to wonderful speakers, events and the new entertainment act in opening session, you will have the chance to meet Key Clubbers from all over the Pacific Northwest District, which includes Northern California, Western Idaho, Oregon, Washing- ton, parts of southern Canada, and Alaska. This year, we have the luxury of staying at the Sheraton Hotel and hosting DCON at the Washington State Convention Center. It’s a new year, and a new venue! The Pacific Northwest Key Club is of hosting a show by performer Joseph Vincent!

Running for Higher Office

Dear Key Clubber, Are you interested in holding a position on the district-level? If so, we encourage you to run for an executive position at our 65th Annual Pacific Northwest District Key Club Convention at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on April 4 There are four executive positions to choose from: Governor, Secretary, Treasurer and Bulletin Editor. Each position requires a lot of dedication and work but, in turn, brings many rewards. Serving as the 2013-2014 Executive Board, we certainly had the time of our lives! From actively serving within our community to becoming the moving leaders of this organization, our positions have brought us a wide spectrum of opportunities in the Key Club world. We hope that you take advantage of this opportunity to run for an executive office. Please take some time to carefully read through this packet as it will provide you with information on how to declare your candidacy and make this process run as smoothly as possible. If you have any questions about this packet or any of the positions, please feel free to contact any of us. In friendship and service,

" Trang Tran Governor

Hakikat Bains Secretary

Eric Grewal Treasurer

Sara Thomas Editor

Awards Outstanding Faculty/Kiwanis Adviser Recognize your advisors for their dedication to Key Club. Outstanding Club Officers

Every year, the PNW honors clubs and members for outstanding service. I encourage all Key Clubbers to look into these awards. More information can be found in the complete Call to Convention. All entries, excluding ones completed at DCON are due 2/25.

Recognize your club officers for all their work and service to Key Club. Malcolm Lewis Outstanding Club Member Recognize a special club member who has gone the “extra mile” and put forth a special amount of time and effort in his or her service. 6 for 65 Award Enter the 6 for 65 contest if you have a least 6 club members who have each performed a minimum of 65 hours of community service this year. Major Emphasis Involvement Award Enter the ME Involvement contest if your club has done an outstanding project related to the Major Emphasis “Children: Their Future, Out Focus”. District Project Enter if your club has done an outstanding device project related to the Eliminate Project. Service Hours Award This award is given to the Key Club that has performed on average, based upon club membership, the most service hours during the past year. Single Service Contest Celebrate your club’s unique service projects (multiple awards given). Distinguished Club Award This award is given to the club that best upholds the objectives of Key Club.

Awards (Cont.) " Convention Attendance Award This award recognizes the club with the highest percentage of members attending DCON (multiple awards given). Club Membership Growth Award

Divisional Spirit Contest

This award recognizes the club with the heist percentage membership growth (multiple awards given).

Show how much spirit you have at DCON by making swag, banners, flags, and much much more. HEY KEY CLUBBERS, HOW DO YOU FEEL?

Club Poster Contest Enter non-digital and digital club posters. Web Site Award Does you club have its own web site? If so, enter the Club Web Site Contest. Club Video Award Produce a 60 second video that promotes Key Club for your chance to win. Club T-Shirt Award Enter your club shirt in this contest. Oratorial Contest Enter this public speaking event at DCON (limit: one entry per club). Talent Contest Perform what makes you unique at DCON.


District Board District Governor Trang Tran

Convention Chair Denny Lim

District Secretary Hakikat Bains

District Administrator John Jay

District Treasurer Eric Grewal

Assistant District Admin Tom District Editor Sara Thomas

Saunders Finance Administrator Kevin Buyer

District 9 Area Administrator Roy Reiber (509)997-5666

District 9 Lieutenant Governor McKenzie Ervin 509)322-3884

Please let me know if you have not received the full Call to Convention. Happy holidays!

PNW Key Club Division 9 December Newsletter  

The Narwhal Edition includes a wonderful amount of information on District Convention 2014 and the Division 9 LtG Election. Read and find o...

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