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Volume 62 Issue 3

The Helping Hand A Michigan District of CKI Publication

Hello Michigan Circle K District! There is lots of new stuff going on, make sure you take a look!

By: Jared Immel, District Bulletin Editor


In this issue… Governor’s Letter…………………………..…………….3 International Trustee……………………………………4 Spotlight Club………….………………………..………….5 Calendar of Events…………………………..…..………6 Committee Chairs………………..……………………….7 CKIx Pictures……………………………………….………8 Recruitment Ideas………………….……………….……9


Hello everyone! I’m Kristy Godley from Northw ood University, and I w ill be serving as the Michigan District of Circle K Governor for the rest of the 2018-2019 school year. This follow ed the vote of the District Board to rem ove the previous governor from the position at the sum m er district board m eeting. I grew up in Ithaca, Michigan, before attending Northw ood University. This past May, I graduated w ith m y Bachelor’s degree in Business Adm inistration and w ill be returning to graduate school this fall to pursue an accelerated one-year Master’s degree. I joined Circle K the end of m y first year at Northw ood and the first district event I w ent to was DCON the year the CMU hosted it, and I felt so lost, but it was a great w eekend! The next tw o years I w ent on to serve as the Service Chair and President for m y club, w hile continuing to get m ore involved in the various levels of Circle K. Three w eeks have flow n by since CKIx 2018 happened in the w indy city of Chicago! We had nine people from the Michigan District in attendance w here w e volunteered in the com m unity, listened to incredible speakers, and im proved our skills by attending various w orkshops! A special shout out to Sean Nauss, for being elected to serve on the International Board as the Subregion C Trustee. Also, congratulations to the schools and individuals that w on international awards! As Governor, I look forward to w orking w ith the District Board and all the clubs to m ake this a great year! Everyone is w elcom e to reach out to m e w ith questions, concerns, com m ents, or jokes by em ail (godleyk@ northw ood.edu) or by phone (989-205-9949)! Please enjoy this short joke: I, for one, like Rom an num erals. Yours in Service, Kristy Godley 2018-2019 Governor Michigan District of Circle K International 989-205-9949 godleyk@ northw ood.edu


Hello everyone, Many of you know me but here is a quick introduction for those who don't. My name is Sean Nauss, I am the immediate past District Governor and I am your 2018-2019 Subregion C International Trustee. For those of you who are interested in joining me in serving on the international level, have you considered applying for an international committee? Serving on an international committee is a great way to get even more leadership experience, meet some great CKIers, and experience a different part of CKI. Don't forget to tell all of your fellow CKIers about this as applications are open to everyone, no matter your experience. Please reach out to me with any questions! Applications are due on August 6th at 11:59 EDT. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1CfKCr6ZMoKWu3FDaF mar6Kw-qxhomctn -Yours in Service, Sean Nauss 2018- 2019 Subregion C Trustee 906-553-1682


Spotlight Club: Michigan State University Meetings: 8 PM, 117 Berkey Hall

MSU Circle K is a close knit club, full of members who all love volunteering together. The Executive Board always strives to be best that it can be and have a pure love for this club and service. MSU Circle K’ers always have a fun time together whether they are doing service, hanging out, or getting food.

Santos Reyes – President, Sam Liao – Vice President, Darby Beckon – Secretary, Carla Simone – Treasurer, Kelly Phalen – Bulletin Editor


MARK YOUR CALENDERS! AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

3 - M SU Social 5 - M SU Social 6 - International Committee Apps Due 11 - EM U Kiwanis Triathlon

29 - NU M udpit Volleyball 7-9 - Kiwanis DCON 14-15 - Aktion Club TLC

1 - First day to add new members 19-21 - Fall Rally

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MARCH

APRIL

2 - Lovepit? 9 - Lovepit?

22-24 - DCON

10 & 11 - UM Day of Service

THEMES Lovepit - “Recipe for Success” Snowpia - Taking suggestions & Undecided Fall Rally - Game Show DCON - “Saddle up for Service” DISTRICT COMMITTEE APPLICATION District committees are a great way to increase your involvement in Circle K and understand the organization on a higher level! https://goo.gl/forms/5jUIzhtKjmX9RvIe2


Michelle McClendon

Membership Development Major: Chemistry & Secondary Education Goal: Provide resources and aid to clubs trying to increase membership, emphasizing newer or struggling clubs Bit of Info: I have been a member of the Kiwanis family for over 5 years. I started in high school with Key Club. Joining Circle K has only increased my love of service and the K Fam Toilet paper over or under? Over Floss before or after brushing teeth? Before

Justin Cadarette

Club Building Major: Secondary Education Social Studies Goal: Focus on reviving clubs that are weaker and reforming former clubs like Concordia - Ann Arbor. Bit of Info: I got involved with the Kiwanis Family my freshman year of high school when I joined Key Club. From there I got more and more involved with Kiwanis locally and nationally. I love to travel and meet new people which Kiwanis has been such a perfect fit. I also love history, fruit, and University of Michigan Athletics. Toilet paper over or under? Over Floss before or after brushing teeth? After


RECRUITMENT TIPS Raffle off a free membership to someone who joins during your freshman activity fair!

Do a small scale service project with the new members during your first meeting!

Offer a prize to the current member that brings in the most new members!

Promote scholarships and awards that new members may apply for!

Speak with excitement; enthusiasm is contagious!


Contact Us Governor: Kristy Godley godleyk@northwood.edu Secretary: Morgan Brown morgan.e.brown@wmich.edu Bulletin Editor: Jared Immel immeljar@msu.edu

Volume 62 Issue 3  

Volume 62 Issue 3 of The Helping Hand

Volume 62 Issue 3  

Volume 62 Issue 3 of The Helping Hand

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