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KEY CLUB William Dickinson High School 2 Palisave ave, Jersey City NJ 07306

JOIN KEY CLUB TODAY WHAT WE STAND FOR Mission statement Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.

Vision To develop competent, capable, and caring leaders through the vehicle of service.

Core values The core values of Key Club International are leadership, character building, caring and inclusiveness.

In this issue! Childhood Obesity ..... 2 Eliminate Project ......... 3 Fall Rally ........................ 4

Pledge

I pledge, on my honor, to uphold the Objects of Key Club International; to build my home, school Fall Rally Information .. 5 and community; to serve my nation and God; and combat all forces which tend to undermine these institutions.

Motto Caring–Our Way of Life

Objects

To develop initiative and leadership.

To provide experience in living and working together.

To serve the school and community.

To prepare for useful citizenship.

To accept and promote the following ideals:  To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.  To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.  To promote the adoption and application of higher standards in scholarship,

sportsmanship and social contacts.  To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable

citizenship.  To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render unselfish service and

to build better communities.

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K E Y CLUB

GET UP AND HELP FIGHT CHILDHOOD OBESITY (AND HAVE FUN, TOO!) Saturday, September 03, 2011

Get ready, get set, get out and play! Turn off your TV and video games on Sept. 24, and join other kids in Nickelodeon’s 8th annual Worldwide Day of Play. Your club can pick any fun, physical activity that you enjoy doing – dancing, playing Frisbee, hulahooping, swimming, or roller skating to name a few – and create your own Worldwide Day of Play event. Invite other club members, classmates and friends to participate. Need more ideas? Check out pro-social.nick.com. And while you’re online, don’t forget to register at nick.com/thebighelp for a chance to see your group’s name on TV!

BE OUR MEMBER OF THE MONTH AND

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WIN PRIZES! -5 points= for attending meetings/dressing up at fall rally/bringing in school tools for fall rally -10 points= for walkathons/unicef boxes/participation in any of our club events -20 points= for fall rally and any other divisional event - (-5) for not attending any meetings The points will determine our “member of the month.” Though it is member of the month, we will honor this award every 2 months. We will post a picture up on face book and places to make the member feel special and give them 20 hours for being the member of the month! Each two months the points clear up so it gives others the opportunity to catch up as well as become the member of the month. If members tied for the points, a tiebreaker can be a quiz on Key Club. Also, at the end of the year, the person who wins the most amount of member of the month will receive a surprise prize.


This year, the NJ District decided to change up the fundraising aspect of our District Project. No longer fundraising for Children’s Specialized Hospital, our District is now fundraising for The Eliminate Project. With The Eliminate Project, Kiwanis International and UNICEF have teamed up to rid the world of maternal and neonatal tetanus. Neonatal tetanus kills one baby every nine minutes, that’s nearly 60,000 newborns a year. The effects on the victims of maternal and neonatal tetanus are excruciatingly painful, while the effect is has on loved ones of the victims is almost just as bad. To eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the Earth, 129 million mothers and babies must be immunized. To cover the cost of vaccines, syringes, etc, the Kiwanis Family and UNICEF will need to raise $110 million – and we’re planning on doing so by 2015. The New Jersey District’s fundraising goal for the year is $79,180.38. Just like many other goals we have in our District, they numbers represent information pertaining to The Eliminate Project. 7 - The 7 days a week commitment the NJ District has to Eliminate. 9 – MNT kills 1 baby every 9 minutes. 180 - $1.80 is all it takes to buy the three-dose vaccine. 38 – The number of countries around the world when we started this project that were affected by MNT. With your help this service year, the NJ District can reach their fundraising goal of $79,180.38 for The Eliminate Project. Together, we can save the world – one baby at a time. HOW CAN YOU HELP? Fundraise! Start by purchasing an ELIMINATE hands for only $1 and writing your names on the bottom. Hang your hand up in a public place to show your support for the elimination of MNT, as well as to spread awareness to your peers.


Fall Rally 2011

Registration Information & Day Schedule Ticket Information Ticket Prices: $ 33.00

Early Registration non-season pass-holding attendees (October 1st Postmark)

$ 38.00

Late Registration non-season pass-holding attendees

$6.00

All Season Pass Holding Attendees

All club members, chaperones, and advisors must register for a ticket or a pass to be admitted to Fall Rally. Don’t wait to register Early. You can send in multiple registrations before the deadline. Form available online at: www.njkeyclub.org

Luncheon Information Key Clubber Luncheon: 12:30pm-1:30pm (Chicken tenders, ham burgers, garlic mashed potatoes, ice cream, drinks) * This is an optional luncheon for any interested Key Clubber attendee. After a few hours of having tons of fun in the park, why not stop by Garden of Eating and hang out with the NJ Key Club Board and other Key Clubbers from around the state? No Key Club business will be take place! This luncheon will feature an all you can eat buffet with the chance to get to know other Key Clubbers in a casual atmosphere. The cost of this Key Clubbers luncheon is $14.00 per person.

Schedule of Events 7:30 am

Main Gate on Route 537 open and registration booths near park ticket booth open!

8:00 am

Park gates open to Key Club members only and Grandstand Arena opens for Fall Rally.

9:15 am

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE! Everyone is to be seated in the arena.

9:15am -10:30am

FALL RALLY!

10:30 am

Rides and Park Open.

11:30 am

Advisors Luncheon at the Picnic Pavilion.

11:30am

Key Clubbers Luncheon at the Picnic Pavilion.

7:00pm

“FrightFest” begins.


Fall Rally 2011

Tools for Schools School Supplies Drive FALL RALLY October 9th, 2011

Bring your new and unused school supplies to Fall Rally to be donated to the community Food Bank of New Jersey.

Dress to Impress The New Jersey District of KCI is calling all key clubbers to come out and strut their stuff with their best jungle animal costume; this year at Fall Rally. So be sure to bring out those paws, feathers, and whiskers! A surprise award will be gifted to the best costume!

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