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THE BUCKEYE KEY The Official Publication of the Ohio District of Key Club International

In This Edition

New District Board Introductions…1 Call for LTGs………………………….…8 DLC Recap…………………………….…9 Summer Board Meeting Recap……11 ICON Recap……………………..….…13 Club Spotlight: Piqua ….………..….15 Club Spotlight: Mount Vernon..…16 Successful Ways to Fund Clubs……17 Club Meeting Project Ideas………..19 The History of UNICEF….…….….20 The Thirst Project…………….……..21 Children’s Miracle Network……….22 Rustic Pathways……………………….23 How to Make a Club Website……..24

Bulletin Editor’s Welcome By Simmi Diwanji, District Bulletin Editor Hello Ohio District Key Club! I am very excited to be serving you as Bulletin Editor for the 2016-2017 school year! I am going to be a junior at New Albany High School this fall! Along with being bulletin editor, I run varsity cross country and track, play the violin and sometimes the ukulele. In my spare time I like baking, listening to music, and hanging out with my friends and family. I am hardworking, creative, diligent, and absolutely fascinated with all the projects key club does for people around the world. My goals for my term are to engage more members across the Ohio District in several service events in the state through promotions by bulletins.

I hope that key clubbers are inspired by the district board to further help our school, community, and world! Yours in Friendship and Service, Simmi Diwanji

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Governor Prestin Minter Introduction

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Hello Ohio District!! For those of you I haven't met, my name is Prestin Minter, I am going to be a senior this fall at Westerville Central High School, and I am honored to serve you as District Governor this year. My favorite color is blue. I love Harry Potter more than life itself, and I am currently obsessed with House of Cards - please don't spoil anything :). I have been in Key Club for three years and had the privilege of serving you as district webmaster this past year. I am so excited to bridge the gap between branches and establish a foundation and identity for the Ohio District this year and I hope you all are too! I hope that you are all having a great summer and are serving your communities well during these months of vacation. This year, I have three major goals for our District – to Strengthen Relationships, Increase Communications, and Create a Legacy. These goals are goals that I hope will either be accomplished this year, or will set the next district boards up for success for years to come. To strengthen relationships means to bridge the gap between the club and the district level as well as work with Lt. Governors to strengthen inter-organizational connections. I plan on creating and establishing a “club care package” that will be distributed to clubs in order to connect them with the district level. Also, Lt. Governors will be given resources that will personally connect them to both their Circle K and Kiwanis counterparts, encouraging a growth in that relationship and building a bond through service. By embracing all forms of communication and involving individual members in district affairs, I hope to improve connections between clubs, the district, and throughout our organization. I am always completely available for members to contact me (you can reach me via email at prestin.minter48@gmail.com), and would love to send them in the right direction to have their questions answered and to grant them the resources needed. We have been focusing on reorganization the district website to fully support the needs of the individual members of our great district. Finally, my goal is to create a

district identity for us to grasp on to. I have been working with our Public Relations committee, the executive board, and our District Administrators to brainstorm ideas regarding district merchandise and branding. This past year, the 2015-16 district board put together a 5-year strategic plan, which has been reviewed this year as a means of shaping our goals. With both the continuation of using our strategic plan, and establishing an identity in branding – I hope that Ohio District Key Club members will feel at home and a part of a district-wide family that is larger than they could have ever expected – 10,000 members that have the heart to serve. It has been an honor to see the incredible things that we as a district have already accomplished in these first few months, and I cannot wait to see all of the success we have as this year progresses. Yours in Friendship and Service, Prestin Minter

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Secretary-Treasurer Connor Moreton Introduction Hello Ohio District! My name is Connor Moreton and I am the 2016-2017 Ohio District Secretary Treasurer! My typical day revolves around three cities; I live in Ontario/Mansfield, I go to school at North Central State College in Shelby, and I participate in all of my extracurriculars at Galion. Although I am enrolled at Galion High School, I don't take any classes there. All of my classes are at NC State, where I will receive an Associates Degree of Business before I even get my high-school diploma! Fortunately, I am still able to be in Key Club! I have been in Key Club since my freshman year and I’ve been obsessed ever since. I also am in NHS and a kicker for the football team. Although everyone has been doing a fantastic job, I believe we can still improve further! My personal goals for the next few months each involve increasing communication! At ICON, I attended a workshop where I learned key skills to increase communication between clubs and LTGs! I plan to relay this information onto other board members so that we can involve more members on the club level. I also will soon begin compiling a directory of the club officers. This should go hand-in-hand with what I learned at ICON. Finally, I plan to get ALL the board members to the Fall Board Meeting and Fall Rally! I hope to see everyone there! Yours in Service and Friendship, Connor Moreton

 

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Historian Bethany Waleri’s Introduction Hello Mighty Ohio District! My name is Bethany Waleri! I am going to be a senior this fall at Highland High School, and I take college classes through the University of Akron. I am in 4-H, Junior Leaders, YoungLife, Dare Role Models, and lastly my favorite, Key Club. I joined Key club as a freshman and have loved it ever since. Last year I served on the board as Lt. Governor for division 16W&E. This year as Historian I have several specific goals I would like to accomplish. My first goal is to maintain the organization that the district board has in place. My second goal is to compile a folder containing more pictures of Ohio Key Clubbers to display at district events such as Fall Rally and District Leadership Convention. My last target goal for the year is to assist Lt. Governors in their struggles to build their divisions. I want to make sure that they have all the resources they need from previous years documentation, and I also want to help them create a good organizational system for the contributions they made to their divisions that they would like to pass on for years to come. Yours in Service and Friendship, Bethany Waleri 4


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Webmaster Tristan Gosser’s Introduction Hello Ohio District! My name is Tristan Gosser, senior at Galion High School, and I have been a Key Club member since 2013, my freshman year. I have served as my home club’s webmaster for the past two years. In addition, I have also been webmaster to other clubs, president of student council, and student representative for the Galion Board of Education. Before my hire to the district technology department, I volunteered countless hours purely driven by the curiosity and love of technology. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, hiking, and walking my dog. This year I have some specific goals. I would like to clear up our database - which with close relations with DigitalOcean and North Central Ohio Computer Cooperative (NCOCC) it is now almost complete. We have cleaned up our Apache server that district website runs on - removing any unnecessary scripts that just bog down the speed and reliability of it. I also plan on creating consistency and simplicity among the website. I do not want to change many things with the current layout/design, there has been a lot of change throughout the years with the website and that can cause headaches among members, advisors, ZAs, etc. I'd like to set the foundation for future webmaster, so that way it can be a smooth transition. Yours in Service and Friendship, Tristan Gosser 5


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International Trustee Jessica Bae’s Introduction Greetings, Ohio District! My name is Jessica Bae, and it is truly an honor to introduce myself as your new International Trustee for the 2016-2017 Key Club year. With a phenomenal sister districtOhio, Rocky Mountains, and Missouri-Arkansas- I have no doubt that it’s going to be an amazing year. To tell you a little more about myself, I’m from Seattle, Washington and will be a senior at Kamiak High School. I love going on outdoor adventures in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, jamming out to Chicago and Art Pepper, and of course, volunteering in and around my community. My Key Club journey started the first week of high school, when I decided to attend a Key Club meeting because they were passing our chocolate chip cookies. But there, I was drawn to the close-knit community of servant leaders and the shared passion for service that prevailed. Key Club have provided me with so many amazing opportunities and unforgettable experiences, and as your International Trustee, I want to make sure that your Key Club experience is the best it can be. I will work to be your bridge between International, to ensure that your opinions are voiced in decisions that affect you, while keeping you informed on International occurrences. Throughout our time together, I hope to be an accessible resource and an approachable friend during your term in your respective roles. Together, let’s foster a strong sister district relationship that will enable us to share ideas, make connections, and work together to serve our homes, schools, and communities. If you have any questions, comments, concerns or would just like to say hello, feel free to reach out to me via email or phone(425.248.7258) or add me on social media. I would love to hear from you! I couldn’t be more excited for this service year with you all. It’s going to be a great year! In love and service, Jessica Bae International Trustee, Key Club International 6

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Lieutenant Governors’ (LTG’s) Introductions Lieutenant Governors’ are essential to the functioning of a district. They are responsible for supporting the clubs in their division and serve as a liaison between the district and the club. The duties of the lieutenant governor include making frequent newsletters for their division, holding club officer training and divisional meetings, and serving on one or more district committees.

Find out what division your club is in here: http:// ohkc.org/districtinformation/ divisions/

Contact Information for the LTG’s Division 1 Stephanie Bell stephanierosemari e7@gmail.com

Division 2 Alexa Smith asmith@wstigers.n et

Division 3 Ashley Ho ashleyho@ameritec h.net

Division 4E Allison Knowlton knoltonag6762@g mail.com

Division 4W Alex Tromp trompa@alterhs.or g

Division 5 Division 6 Mariana Gonzalez Vacant ... mariana43099@g mail.com

Division 7&8 Amanda Lewis lewis.amanda@mari emontschools.org

Division 9 Eli Cole colee18@westsenat ors.org

Division 10E Kendra Asiedu asiedu.kendra@gm ail.com

Division 10S Tabitha Clifton tabitha.clifton99@ gmail.com

Division 10W Esam Hammoudi eshammoudi@gma il.com

Division 11 Division 12E Fiona Keller Kennedy 17fkeller@stu.mvcs Leutenegger d.us

Division 12W Austin Underwood austinunderwood@b ishop.hoffman.net

Division 13 Emily Shelton shelton.emily6309 9@gmail.com

Division 14 Robert Newsome 18newsomer@g.of cs.net

Division 15 Division 16E Raja Freeman Combined with rfreeman622@gma 16W il.com

Division 16W Kenidee Zentiska kenidee.zentiska@ outlook.com

Division 17 Kirsten Liviskie kirsten_liviskie@a ol.com

Division 18E Vacant...

Division 18W Division 19 Mark Szemetylo Vacant... szemetylom@gmail .com

Division 20 Vacant...

Division 21 Taylor Sienerth tsienerth@gmail.c om

Division 22 Vacant...

Division 23 Nonexistent..

Division 25 Ashley Slaubaugh ashley.slaubaugh@ gmail.com

Division 24 Maddie Myers maddiemyers2018 @gmail.com

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Call for LTGs! As stated on the previous page, Lieutenant Governors are responsible for supporting the clubs in their division as well as serving as a liaison between the district and the club. As you can see in the LTG contact information table, there are some vacancies in a few districts. If you notice that the LTG position is vacant in your division (you can check what division you are in using the link on the previous page), and you are interested in becoming a LTG, please contact Governor Prestin Minter at prestin.minter48@gmail.com ! We need YOUR help to fill the Ohio District Board! Also, please note that to be a LTG, you cannot also hold another key club position such as club president! Thank you all so much for your help!

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DLC 2016 Recap ! District Leadership Convention was an amazing gathering of passionate key clubbers that united the Ohio District through leadership and service! Clubs from all over Ohio gathered in Dublin, OH to celebrate another great year of service! Together, with our energy and dedication to service, the Ohio District of Key Club International grew closer by completing service, learning from influential guest speakers, electing our new district board, and just having fun!

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DLC Co Chairs Sam Malik and Annamarie McGuire pictured with IP Governor Laura Colagiovanni

The Immediate Past Ohio District Board having fun in the photo booth!

The Ohio District Key Club loves Instagram!

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The extremely enthusiastic Ohio District Board gathered June 24th & 25th for the summer board meeting! It all kicked off with a delicious dinner at House of Japan where our board got to know one another and had lots of fun! Afterward, all the committees met for the first time, discussing their plans and goals for the year.

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The actual board meeting took place the next morning on the 25th. All the Lieutenant Governors, the Executive Board, and all of our Zone Administrators gathered to deliberate several matters. Everyone gave their board reports, which discussed the accomplishments and struggles of each board member. Then, we voted on very important business such as when DLC 2017 would be held (you will be getting details later!), the style of our new board shirts, new service ideas, and divisions that would collaborate on service projects. Overall, the meeting was very successful and a great way for the Ohio District to share their ideas!

 

Executive Board minus Governor Prestin hanging out before the board meeting! Secretary-Treasurer Connor and Governor Prestin having fun premeeting :)

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Key Club ICON 2016 Convention was sweet as a PEACH :)

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International convention was completely life changing and amazing. Passionate key clubbers attended from as far as Jamaica and Aruba to Michigan and Ohio, of course. Friendships grew, the new international board was elected, and several workshops took place that educated key clubbers on the key club experience. Through several enthusiastic guest speakers, workshops, and the international board, key clubbers from around the globe learned about the key club experience. We learned that to fully immerse ourselves in this experience, we need to have the courage to engage, answer the call to lead, and find our hearts to serve. Workshops included district board training, learning about key club's service partners, and ways to improve your clubs! Staying in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis took convention to the next level. We held convention where a Hunger Games scene took place! Along with staying in the 47 level beautiful hotel where Katniss once was, the Ohio District visited the World of Coke, the Georgia Aquarium, Six Flags, and a local mall! Drinking lots of soda, finding lots of dory's, screaming at the top of our lungs, and doing some shopping was a lot of fun. All in all, convention not only was eye opening and key club spirited, but also fun-filled and a great experience! I hope everyone that attended had as much fun as I did, and I hope those who couldn't go this year will come next year!

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Club Spotlight: Piqua Key Club Staying Active in the Summer Summer is a time to relax and lay in the sun. It can be easy to forget about school and the clubs you are in, but Piqua Key Club hasn’t let summer stop them from helping their community or staying active as a club. At the beginning of summer, all of the club’s officers attended an officer training where they learned what their duties entailed and what was expected of them. Meetings were held to create a calendar for the next year’s events and discuss changes they wanted to make. Also, when their community asked for volunteers to help out at a Car Show the next day, members were eager to attend. They helped park antique cars, direct traffic and enjoyed a concert near the river afterward. When July came all too soon, Piqua Key Club helped decorate bikes for the Fourth of July Bike Rally where over 85 people participated. One of the members even dressed up in a minion costume and took pictures with the kids. Later in the month, the club hosted a pool party with games and, of course, food (who can say no to hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, pop, s’mores?). It helped recruit members and reminded everyone of the upcoming car wash the club was hosting. If this wasn’t enough, Piqua Key Club enjoyed ringing bells with the Salvation Army during winter so much

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that they helped out with Christmas in July and rang bells at their local Kroger. Summer may be a great time to enjoy great weather and vacations but what Piqua Key Club truly loves is helping others, even in the summer. What has your club done to stay active in the summer? ~Article by Division 3 LTG Ashley Ho

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Club Spotlight: Mount Vernon High School Key Club Music, dancing and more! Mount Vernon Key Club has been collaborating with the Ariel Foundation to put on community concerts at the Schnormeier Event Center. This was the inaugural year of the Foundation’s summer concert series. There have been five concerts so far this summer and key clubbers have been staffed at each one to set-up and tear-down chairs, tables and sound equipment. Each concert is free to the public and provides a fun night for all ages! There will be eight more concerts before the series end in October, with the penultimate concert (October 1st) being a square dance organized by Mount Vernon Key Club. The dance will be free to attend, with all food and donation money going towards Eliminate. It is a wonderful opportunity for key clubbers to work closely with real businesses and learn how to plan a large event, as well as a way to get the key club name out into the community. This partnership has been and will continue to be invaluable for Mount Vernon. ~ Article by Division 11 LTG

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Funding Key Clubs and Service We all want to change the world in some shape or fashion; I mean, we are Key Clubbers, right? The only problem is that there are many obstacles that hold us back. It could be anything from the lack of interest to the sufficient time available. In my experience, I have found that funding is probably the number one killer of service projects. However, there are a ton of resources that are available to you to make sure your service project is properly funded!

What are good resources for highly successful funding? Fundraisers. These are the tried and true method for raising funds; it could be anything from a car wash to a 5k run. Fundraisers are the heart and soul of the fund generation, but they can get old quickly. Not everyone wants to give money to a bake sale or car wash every week, so don’t try to over use your audience; try to keep the ideas interesting and different. My personal favorites are Shave or Save (have a teacher grow a beard and students can give a dollar to either shave the beard or save the beard) and Rent a Key Clubber (people can bid on students for the day to help out with work around the house or just general work! If you ever have trouble thinking of a fundraiser, go to keyclub.org for a massive list of ideas that surely will be great!


 Local Business Sponsors. Local businesses love to help out the community, especially the youth! I know that it can be difficult to ask for a sponsorship, but just remain calm and tell them exactly why you are looking for a sponsorship. The great part of this is that you don’t have to go to each business in person, you can send out a huge mailing and hear back from a large number of businesses with very little effort! Now, local businesses might not be the biggest sponsors in the world, usually donating anywhere from $25-$100, but just remember that its not the size of the donation, it’s the fact that they donated! Think of it like this: if you have 20 businesses donate $25 each, you end up with $500, which could easily fund a ton of service! Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is a very easy and lucrative way to generate funds17for a


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service project. All you really need to do is setup an account and watch the funds come it, now it will probably be in very small increments of $1-$5 but again they can add up really quickly! Some of the more prominent crowdfunding websites are Kickstarter and GoFundMe. Not only do these website allow for random funds to flow in, but allows for an easy online location for funds to be donated! It also tracks your progress so that you can easily see how far you have come and how much left you have to go! Grants. Grants are a super amazing resource to have that usually applies to a specific need in the community like public health, or helping with disability. Grants, for the most part, are run by large organizations like Wal-Mart and Pepsi. This kind of funding takes a lot of time to complete all the paperwork associated with it, but is definitely worth it as they give out large portions of money that covers a majority, if not all, of the funding needed. If you are looking for a list of grants the website Doublethedonation.com/donationrequests/ has a huge list of grants which you can browse to find one that matches your service project!

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grant that is available through Key Club International for service projects! The grant ranges anywhere from $100-$2,000 and are decided upon by International Trustees on the YOF committee! The YOF application process is simple, but requires a lot of planning for the project! The application must be submitted not later than October 15th; you will hear back if you got the grant in December or January. If you have any more questions about this fantastic resource, look it up on keyclub.org or talk with your Lieutenant Governor who would be glad to help you out! Your Local Kiwanis Family. Kiwanis WANTS to HELP! The job of your sponsoring Kiwanis is to help you out in making the world a better place, so they defiantly want to help you out! They are such an invaluable resource for your service project! They could help out with some of the funding or want to help you fundraise for your project. Not only that but you could turn your project into a joint effort, cutting your cost in half, by doing it ~ Article by LTG of Division 12W Austin Underwood

The Youth Opportunities Fund. The Youth Opportunities Fund (or the YOF) is a service

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Easy Service Projects During Meetings Many clubs around Ohio are having problems with making meetings fun and interesting. Planning and executing service projects is a great way to unite members while helping the community. Participating in service projects during meetings can also help members socialize and have fun, which will bring a better sense of family to your club. The most difficult step in the process of setting up a service project is brainstorming an idea. Fortunately, I’ve gathered some possibilities for you already! Promotion and Awareness Know that a service project doesn’t have to involve money! Try dedicating a meeting to a charity organization; for example, The American Heart Association or the Thirst Project. Many of these charities will actually visit your club meeting and give a short presentation. These speakers could also motivate members to become better servant leaders!

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Project Happiness One of Key Club International’s teamed organizations is Project Happiness. The international website describes it as “a nonprofit organization with the mission to inspire and empower people to create greater happiness within themselves and their communities.” In other words, Project Happiness has discovered that certain easy-tolearn skills can help clubbers to be proactive and optimistic in difficult situations. You can easily incorporate Project Happiness in your meetings by asking people around the room what makes them happy. Or, if you want to go above and beyond, Key Club International encourages clubs to buy the disk and packet set to discover more opportunities to make your home, school, and community happier! ~ Article by Secretary-Treasurer Connor Moreton

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The History of UNICEF’s ELIMINATE Project "The Eliminate Project; one of Kiwanis International's most successful campaigns, it’s success only made possible by Key Club and other groups in the K Family. But what exactly is the Eliminate Project? What has it accomplished and what is it’s purpose? The Eliminate Project is a joint effort by Kiwanis and UNICEF, originating in 2010, to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) worldwide. MNT is a disease that has killed 49,000 newborns in 2013 alone. A significant number of women also die to MNT every year. Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus is caused by inadequate immunization services, limited or absent clean delivery services, and improper delivery handling. Surprisingly enough, MNT is extremely easy to prevent through immunization and hygienic birth practices. $1.80 is enough to provide a mother with three vaccines that will protect her and all of her future babies from the devastation that MNT inflicts. To raise awareness for the Eliminate Project, Key Club developed an initiative

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known as the Elemonate Challenge. To participate in the Elemonate Challenge; record a video of yourself eating 1/4th of a lemon and share it online, explaining the reason for this challenge. Key Club and Kiwanis have been at the forefront of fighting for the lives of women and babies around the world. As of 2016, MNT has been eliminated in 40 countries. Together, the K Family raised $110 Million in cash and pledges, Key Club making significant contributions to that progress. This is the last year that the Eliminate Project will be the official K Family project, but it’s great to know that we’ve made big changes in the world.” ~ Article by Division 10W LTG Esam Hammoudi

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The Thirst Project: Key Club’s Quenching the Thirst The average American washes their hands approximately 8.6 times a day. On average it takes 4 gallons of water to wash your hands (Water Watch). Our country and many others with the access to water whenever we need it, however almost one billion people on our planet do not have access to safe, clean drinking or sanitation water. Every 19 seconds a child dies of the water-related disease. The task of collecting water tends to fall on women and children between the ages of eight and thirteen. Children are often unable to go to school or get an education due to the thousands of hours they have to spend annually just hauling water (Thirst Project). $25 US dollars is all it takes to give clean and safe drinking water to someone for the rest of their life. There are about 7 billion people on planet Earth. According to the United States Census Bureau, there are 318.9 million people who lived in the United States in the year of 2014. Imagine if each one of these people just donated $0.50. We really could change the world… “Key Club is super

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excited to be partnering with the Thirst Project. As Key Club members, making a difference in our communities and the world isn’t anything new. It's what we do best, and we share The Thirst Project's belief that teenagers are the world’s most powerful agents for social change. That's why we're taking action! Bring The Thirst Project to your school! The Thirst Project can host a free assembly for your whole student body or make a presentation to your club. Email Amber@ThirstProject.org to set something up today!” -Key Club International ~Article by Historian Bethany Waleri

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Children’s Miracle Network Since 1997, Key Club has designated the Children’s Miracle Network, or CMN, as a preferred charity. CMN is an organization that partners with specific children's hospitals and provides funds for new equipment, research, new staff, and broadens the impact that these hospitals can make. Since becoming a partner, Key Clubbers from across the nation have collected funds and have spread awareness of the great things that this organization is doing. On the Key Club International website there is a link that will lead you to the CMN website where you can search the closest children’s hospital to you that is affiliated with this organization. Also on the website is a way to order a free CMN band that you can wear to show your support for the organization. This is a great opportunity for you to get your club members involved in spreading awareness and encouraging donations to this great cause. If you think this is something you or your club would be interested in, discover more at http:// give.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.o rg. July 30th was Miracle Treat Day, a fundraiser hosted by Dairy Queen in

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conjunction with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Participating Dairy Queen locations donated $1 or more to local CMN Hospitals for every Blizzard sold during the day. Key Clubbers, and directors alike, participate in this yearly fundraiser. Amanda Spice, the Key Club International director shows her support every year. This yearly event is the perfect opportunity to donate to this Key Club International preferred charity and get a tasty treat as well. If you have any more questions about Key Club preferred charities, ask your Lt. Governor, or email Governor Prestin. ~Article by Governor Prestin

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Have you ever wondered how you could connect community service, travel, and education into one thing? Well, think no further because Rustic Pathways has developed the formula already! Rustic Pathways is an organization focusing on the betterment in the communities in which we live, and work through travel, education, and philanthropy. The organization has committed to making the world a better place by making travel the norm through every education, travel as a model for sustainable development, and connecting all people through the same humanity of global perspective. With those ideals and goals in mind, the travel aspect of Rustic Pathways is accomplished with the support of local businesses when traveling. Through education, Rustic Pathways works to instill in people the importance of a shared humanity, the power of oneself, and the desire to want impact the lives of others. Rustic Pathways works on philanthropy by connecting with local organizations which try to reduce poverty, protect the environment, and make our communities a better place to live in. So how does one get involved in this amazing organization? Well, you

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can do this by going to the Rustic Pathways website and signing up for a service trip to one of the many places they offer around the world. This link will take you straight to the site with all the other information you will need: http://rusticpathways.com/ programs/. The age of service is upon us and now we must voyage to keep up! ~ Article by Division 24 LTG Maddie Myers

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How to Make Your Club a Website! Websites are a great way to get information out to members of your club and members of the community. There are many options for hosts: Wix, Weebly, Google Sites, etc. These are fairly easy to use and require minimal (if any) coding. You can embed add-ons to your site to make it a more involved site (Google Form, S’more, etc). Websites should look simple. The more complicated and cluttered it looks, the more confusing it is to members. You don’t want to have too many tabs for navigation. Font color and style should be kept consistent throughout the website. Different color fonts tend to make the website look unprofessional. If you have any questions or concerns on website development and/or design, don't hesitate to contact me:

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to choose from. The more interactive you are with what you post, the better. Members want to be involved and something as simple as a poll will do just that! ~Article by Webmaster Tristan Gosser

tgosser1000@gmail.com

Social media is a great way to engage with your clubs and other clubs. You can use it as a method of recruitment for members, meeting reminders, and general information about key club. I encourage all of you to use some form of social media. There is Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Remind (formerly Remind 101), and many more

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Moment of Inspiration “Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day” - Sally Koch You may not be an idol, hero, or mentor to someone, but you can still make an impact by simply being caring to acquaintances, friends, and family. Holding doors, helping your parents do the dishes, or giving rides to a friends are kind gestures that you can do every day that help many people. The point is to take advantage of these easy opportunities you have daily to help others. All the little caring actions you complete make the community and world better as a whole. Key club provides us with the great opportunities to do service, and the world provides us with the small ones. Part of the key club experience not only is to participate and lead service projects, but also to make caring for others our way of life. Don’t miss out on the small opportunities to help others.

Why Do You Do Key Club? Take my buzzfeed quiz to find out! : https://www.buzzfeed.com/simsimmi0119/why-do-youdo-key-club-2hjnk

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