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Garfield HS KEY CLUB Volume 5 | Issue 37

Volume 5 | Issue 37

The Official Newsletter of James A. Garfield High School Key Club, Division 26

December 4 th, 2013


Gift Wrapping Thank you to the volunteers who came out to wrap gifts at Northgate Mall on Saturday to raise money for the YMCA. If you missed this opportunity, there is another event on the 21st. There is no experience necessary and you can get some practice wrapping gifts for the holiday season!

MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR Dear Key Clubbers, Welcome back to school! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving/ Hanukkah and enjoyed spending time with your friends and family, The holiday season is starting, which means many wonderful charitable organizations need our help! Sign up for new volunteer events by coming to the meetings, because the online signup sheet is now inactive until we can get higher attendance at the lunch meetings. An annual favorite, the ice skating DCM, will be occurring on the 14th of December! I know Renton is a little far for some of you, but it’s worth it and contributes to a good cause. Please don’t feel shy about attending—it’s a great opportunity to meet new friends and you can invite a friend to come, even if they’re not in Key Club. Also, a HUGE shoutout to everyone who has been buying and selling peppermint bark and doughnuts to support our club, and Alina for letting the officer team use her kitchen! And thank you, Lynda, and everyone else who sends in photos from events! -Reanne Wong


Calendar &Events DECEMBER Sunday

Monday

1

Tuesday

2

8 Winter Festival

9

Wednesday

3

10

Jingle Bell

HOLIDAY GIFTWRAPPING December

21st

(Saturday)

4

11

Thursday

Friday

5

Saturday

6

7

Winter Festival

Winter Festival

12

13

14

Harborview Children’s Party

Children’s Party Ice Skating

WINTER FESTIVAL December 6th-8th (Friday-Sunday)

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm Location: Northgate Mall (401 NE Northgate Way)

Time: Various shifts Location: Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N)

You will be at Northgate mall wrapping presents and collecting donations. This will raise funds for youth and families through the YMCA. NO SKILLS ARE NEEDED! Practice makes perfect and this is a good opportunity for practice! Choose which date you want to volunteer, one or both of them, when you sign up.

Volunteer at a community festival and craft fair. Please sign up under the document on the group and using this link:

JINGLE BELL WALK & RUN December 8th (Sunday)

http://phinneycenter.org/volunteer/volunteer_wf.html

HARBORVIEW’S CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY PARTY 2013 December 13th & 14th (Friday & Saturday)

Time: Various shifts Location: Westlake Center (400 Pine St.)

Time: Various shifts Location: Yesler Community Center (917 E Yesler Way), NOT Harborview

Everyone has to sign up individually! You can put Garfield High School Key Club in the school section when you sign up! Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. You will be notified by the coordinator about your position before the event date. This is a fun event and people from different schools and divisions attend as well!

Help out at Harborview’s annual holiday party! There are several shifts to sign up for, which vary by date. Snacks will be provided. December 13th: Setup (3:00-6:00pm) (4:00-7:00pm) December 14th: Pre-party Logistics (7:00-11:00am) Party Logistics (9:00am-1:00pm) Post-party Logistics (1:00-3:00pm)


Holiday Fundraising (Are you hungry yet?) Mmmm....doughnuts! If you missed the first few rounds of $1 Krispy Kreme doughnut sales, fear not! There will be plenty of delicious fundraisers to last you all until winter break. Peppermint bark sales are going on NOW. It will be $1.50 for a large 3”x 3” piece and $1 for a 3”x 2” piece. Proceeds go towards the club, so help out and buy some from an officer and encourage your friends to buy too! You can purchase your own materials and receive hours for making peppermint bark. Just be sure to get approval from an officer first!

UNICEF BOXES Congratulations to Jason Au-Yong, who raised the greatest amount of money for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and will be receiving a prize!

The FB signup sheet is now INACTIVE

BIRTHDAYS!

Club Updates

Jason Au-Yong (12/1) Lynda Nguyen (12/7)


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Ice Skating December 14th (Saturday) 1:30pm-5:30pm Sno-King Ice Arena $10, proceeds go towards the Eliminate Project Invite your Key Club and non-Key Club friends!

ELIMINATE PROJECT MERCH Only $15 each; proceeds go towards eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus. Let us know if you want one! (We know you do, because you’ll look fabulous wearing it.)

FACT OF THE ISSUE Kiwanis and its family of clubs annually raise more than $100 million and dedicate more than 18 million volunteer hours!

LET IT ELIMINATE BENEFIT


THANK YOU FOR READING THE BULLETIN! Don’t be shy...talk to us! Website: www.garfieldkeyclub.wix.com/ghskeyclub Official Club Email: garfieldkeyclub@gmail.com President: Terri Tran | tranterri96@gmail.com VP: Andrea Wong | andrea.wong23@hotmail.com Secretary: Angel Yu | sfangel.yu@gmail.com Treasurer: Emily Wong | emily.wong8899@gmail.com Bulletin Editor: Reanne Wong | reannewong@gmail.com Fundraising Chair: David Kim | davidkim0201@gmail.com Club Advisor: Mr. Heye | eheye@seattleschools.org

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Issue #37 | GHS Key Club Weekly Bulletin