Official Pacific Northwest District Key Club Lieutenant Governor Newsletter Greetings, 挨拶, Saludo, 인사말, Gruß, Chao, Through the lenses of a pessimistic: They are here. The rustle of papers, the dead silence of test periods, and the glistening beads of sweat as the teachers speed through the ten centuries old theories of so and so…are here. School works and a protracted list of extracurricular activities are stacking against my odds! Through the lenses of an optimistic: Even though, things are a little tilted on the hectic side. The silver lining is Key Club’s juncture is here! Indeed, these months are the most festive time in Key Club’s year. Recruiting members become a common hot topic among the school, divisional, and district boards. Information regarding Key Club and its activities become conducive in attracting students’ attention and recognition. Important prospective fundraisers and traditional Key Club projects presented in this newsletter are efforts to quench the future and present members’ thirst for knowledge. And like usual, I’ll formally sign off with an inspiring quote “If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” — Ivan Turgenev In Caring and Service,
Thuy Duong Nguyen Lieutenant Governor Division 60/62
Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower
Division 60/62—Thuy Nguyen
First Impression The rant: According to a scientific research, it takes approximately ten good impressions to discard the negative judgments that one former bad impression had caused. Number 10 might not have big enough teeth to scare some of you guys out there but understand that there are people that you will only be able to acquaint with once.
Point of RANTING: The point of this rant is to acknowledge the club’s officers as well as the key clubbers about the importance of good communication. A club’s strength depends heavily on its unity, the faith and trust that its members invest in its officers. Unfortunately, these values are not ever freely given. Leaders must skillfully whet themselves into observant and practical individuals, who can quickly discern and assist their members’ needs. Be that as it may, success will be precluded without the mutual efforts coming from both the key clubbers and their authorities. Official club members are the rich soil that Key Club is built upon and there aren’t too many reminders regarding such an important statement. Enlighten your members of their essentiality! It will most likely arouse eccentricity among the clubbers and commence solidarity in your club. Hint: All this could be done with just one pleasant “first impression”.
Awe, yummiest cookies I’ve ever seen. iBuy. iBuy. iBuy
Yes, Be a Good Cookie.
What the … ?
To sell the distributed SIGN t-shirts, which will raise $7,000 in total. To raise $750 by fundraisers and donations. If the $25,000 Goal is reached, the top Key Club money raiser will be given a trip to
•Promote and sell SIGN shirts
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•Visit the Kiwanis Club of Portland and spread the word about SIGN.
•Show an inspirational video at school clubs' monthly meetings, sincerely ask for support from members.
CAN WE DO THIS? YES WE CAN!
•Establish a friendly competition within the club. Members can form their own teams and whichever team sell the most T-Shirts will get a prize and get to be featured in the next meeting.
Healing broken bones to save broken families
TRICK OR TREAT
TRICK OR TREAT In need of a perfect excuse to go trick-or-treating on this Halloween? Participate in our program and fundraise for UNICEF-an agency of the United Nations responsible for programs to aid education and the health of children and mothers in developing countries. Sign up to get your orange box and collect change to MAKE CHANGES around the world. Type then click to find out more about how CONNECT WITH YOUR CHILD and60DO IT FOR Trick-or-Treat forINNER UNICEF started years ago A GOOD CAUSE. http://youth.unicefusa.org/
an American health charity founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938, March of Dimes and its supporters believe strongly in their mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality by Leave your footstep on the ground of humanity providing funding for several different by Joining the annual March for Babies or types of research, all aimed at even START YOUR OWN TEAM! reducing the risk of inadequate health MARCH. MAKE CHANGES. for babies.
Find out more at www.marchofdimes.com. State your mission. Accomplish it.
If service is the rent you pay for your existence on this earth, are you behind in your rent? Robert G Allen
In addition to the Auntie Anne’s fundraiser, these lovely and affordable lollypops are featured as one of our new fundraising projects. The idea embarked during a casual collaboration with members of the Russeville Kiwanis Club and David Douglas High School’s Key Club’s Kiwanis Advisor: Dave Newton. j
In order to set up a successful fundraiser, the representatives from the fundraising program and I are carrying out researches as well as taking into account opinions and suggestions from club members regarding the preferred items and pricing.
HOLD ON TIGHT KEY CLUBBERS!
KEY CLUB WEEK
MONDAY, NOV. 1 Show your K in every way—Show people what Key Club is all about! Spread the word by wearing Key Club gear and publicizing Key Club Week in local stores, your school Web site, community newspapers—even on the radio. Download quarter-page or half-page Key Club Week ads that are ready to print, officially announce Key Club Week in your community with a proclamation and refer to the Key Club public relations manual to get great tips on how to publicize Key Club in your community. TUESDAY, NOV. 2 Kudos to the Key players—Personally thank all the Key Club supporters you know—teachers, advisors and other Key players. Write thank-you notes, host an appreciation dinner or do something uniquely your own style to recognize the contributions of these special people. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 Connect the Ks—Key Club is the largest high school service organization in the world and is a member of the Kiwanis family. Celebrate the entire family of Kiwanis by getting the whole gang involved. Connect with local Kiwanis, Circle K International, Builders, Kiwanis Kids or Aktion clubs and team up for a joint service project. THURSDAY, NOV. 4 Bring a friend to Key Club—More members = more service. Increasing the amount of service Key Club performs increases the impact Key Club has on the world. Bring a friend, or two, or more to your next Key Club meeting. Download recruitment resources. FRIDAY, NOV. 5 Your way—This is your club’s chance to do its own thing and make its mark. Pick a project, plan a recruitment party or combine activities from the other Key Club Week days. Whatever idea you choose, take it and run with it.
CALENDAR AND CONTACT INFORMATION
KEY DATES YOF App. Due October 15th Tri-K Board Meeting October 22-24 Eastside Rally November TBA PRECON Rally December 30
EXECUTIVE BOARD Governor Caitlin Snaring firstname.lastname@example.org Secretary Yoo Eun Kim email@example.com
LTG. CONTACT Lieutenant Governor Division 60/62 Thuy Duong Nguyen (971)-227 4961 firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer Meghan Ruff email@example.com Editor Varun Awasthi firstname.lastname@example.org Program Director Christine Kim email@example.com Convention Chair Ana Fakkema firstname.lastname@example.org
OCTOBER OFFICIAL PNW DISTRICT LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NEWSLETTER
Official Pacific Northwest District Key Club Lieutenant Governor Newsletter. Division 60/62