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PNW Division 27 Official Newsletter Volume 3 Issue 8




Greetings Hello Division 27 and Happy November, Now that our clubs are in full swing, I hope you all have been having an incredible time serving your communities. As we near the holidays, there are many opportunities to lend a helping hand! Be on the lookout for a few DCMService Project events to have your clubbers participate in! Also coming up is the election rally for Lieutenant Governor! It saddens me to see that my term is slowly ending, but I’m excited to see Division 27 continue to grow! If you are considering to run for the position, or any district board position for that matter, feel free to ask me questions! This month’s DCM will be in conjunction with Hopelink’s Turkey Trot! Afterward, please join us at Caffe Rococo for a warm cup of coffee. I look forward to seeing you soon, and have a fabulous thanksgiving! With love & service,

Ashley Yoo

In this Issue… Greetings……………………….2 October DCM Recap………..3 Trick-or-Treat for Unicef………4 Hopelink……………………...…6 Turkey Trot Dues……………………………..8 Key Club Week………………..9 ELIMINATE Project……………10 Featured Service Project…..12 Stay Updated………………...13 Mark Your Calendars……….14 Divisional Highlights….……...15 Dance to ELIMINATE……...…16 Let it ELIMINATE………………17 Kiwanis Information…………18 November DCM……………..19 Contact Information………..20

November 2013

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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 11.5…...Secretary Reports Due 11.4-11.8…….Key Club Week 11.23…....Dance for ELIMINATE 11.24………...November DCM

October DCM Recap One main point at the October DCM included emphasizing the Eliminate Project. I really encourage you all to involve yourself in the district effort! There’s nothing more rewarding than collaborating with other clubs in the district to accomplish a large (but with cooperation, easily attainable) goal! In the next few weeks will be a dance benefiting the Eliminate Project! See future pages for more information. Be on the lookout for more events! Our district has a lot of plans for ways you can get involved! In addition, we covered the dues process, gathering a few troubleshoot questions and even going through each step in detail. If you are still having trouble with the membership update center, please bring these questions to me either by contacting me in the next couple of weeks or at the DCM. Remember, the absolute last deadline is December 1st! We ended our DCM with making cookie mixes and putting them into mason jars for the Eastside Domestic Violence Center! It might be fun to integrate an activity like this into your club meetings as well! Many of your sponsoring Kiwanis will even fund the materials!

Beginning in 1950, Reverend Clyde Allison and his wife, Mary Emma experienced mixed emotions handing out candy to trickor-treaters. They began this “kids helping kids� movement, using Halloween as a way for children to discover their ability to help others around the globe. Today, Trick-orTreat for UNICEF has raised more than 170 million USD, providing health care, improved nutrition, clean water, education and more, working to provide children the chance to survive, learn and grow into healthy adults.

Turning it in 1.Count total amount & relay to Ashley 2.Fill out the gift form (found here) 3. Submit gift form with club’s donation to the following: (Be sure to write your club name or club number in memo line of the check)

The Eliminate Project: Campaign Office Kiwanis International Foundation 3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis, IN 46268 USA ATTN: Trick-or-Treat Clubs that raise more than $250 by 12.31 will receive a banner patch!

Hopelink is a local non-profit organization based in Bellevue, which serves the homeless and low income families as well as people with disabilities. Their mission is to “promote self-sufficiency for all members of our community” and make a lasting change. They also have service centers in Kirkland/ Northshore, Redmond, Shoreline, and Sno-Valley.

SUCCESS STORY With your help, the families we serve won't have to choose between paying rent, having a family holiday meal or presenting their child with a gift. Get Involved!  Fundraise & Donate  Food Drive  Toy Drive

When Katrina's son, Tyler, was diagnosed with Type II diabetes, preschool staff said they wouldn't be able to care for him until they underwent additional training. Although Katrina was working, she had exhausted all of her paid time off and looking after her son meant she would be unable to meet basic expenses. Hopelink helped Katrina receive Consolidated Homeless Grant funds that enabled the young family to stay in their home until Katrina could return to work.


A Project of Hopelink Sunday, November 24 Marina Park 25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive Kirkland, WA

Registration opens: 10 AM Race Begins: 11 AM Register by 11.23: $30 Register on 11.24: $35 Meet: Under Gazebo 10:30

Group Name: Division 27 Key Club Register here:

Dues, Dues, Dues! $

Breakdown: $5.50-District $6.50-International

Deadlines: 15 members required to remain active ** Remember that how quickly your school turns in dues determines seating at DCON 2014!** Access the Membership Update Center:

Mon: Show your K in Every way Tues: Kudos to the Key players Weds: Connect the K’s Thur: Bring a friend to Key Club Fri: Your way Did your club miss out on the festivities? Choose another week this fall and participate! The purpose of Key Club Week is to inspire excitement around Key Club and service.

The ELIMINATE Project is a joint effort between Kiwanis and UNICEF to end Maternal/Neo-Natal Tetanus throughout the globe.

26 remaining countries with MNT

Every 9 minutes, 1 baby dies of MNT

Nov 2013 Progress Map

$1.80 = Enough to save 1 baby

PRICING T Shirts: $15.00 Lanyards: $5.00

District Goal: Where Are We?

$12,000+/$24,000 October 16, 2013:

$40.9 Million Goal:

$110 Million

Featured Service Projects ICS’s Tent City Dinner Each year, the ICS Key Club puts together a Tent City dinner where they prepare a meal and serve the residents of this homeless housing system. On October 18th, they put together a burrito bar topped off with cookies and a delicious chocolate cake. They met a few residents and after hearing about their struggles accessing clean blankets, they were inspired to make blankets to donate for the winter!

Did your club do a special service project this past month? Send photos and details about the event to and you might be featured!

Stay Updated! Document your latest service project and hashtag “#PNWKeyClub” and you could be featured on the district level!

Pacific Northwest Key Club

PNWKeyClub @PNWKeyClub

Mark Your Calendars November DCM:

Nov 24, 2013 Caffe Rococo 1:00-3:00 PM

Dance for ELIMINATE: Nov 23, 2013 Stadium High 7:00-10:00 PM

Election Rally:

Jan 11, 2013 Redmond Library 12:30-2:30 PM

Let it ELIMINATE Benefit Concert: Dec14, 2013 Harambee 6:00-8:00 PM DCON 2014:

April 4-6th, 2013 Seattle Convention Center

Divisional Highlights The International Community School is partnering with their National Honor Society to put together a carnival complete with a bouncy house, cotton candy, and topped with the Pie -ing one of the teachers in the face! All proceeds will go toward the Eliminate Project.

Join them at ICS on November 22nd from 5-9 PM Redmond High School is preparing for a number of different service projects these next few months, working with their Kiwanis on their adopt-a-road project, as well as Redmond’s Poultry Predictor 4 Mile Run/Walk at Farrel McWhirter Park! In addition, they’ll be involved in running Redmond’s annual Redmond Lights Celebration! Woodinville HS’s Key Club will be participating in the Woodinville Wonderland this year, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, Washington. The event is a display of 54,000+ animated Christmas lights where visitors come and enjoy the Christmas spirit. It’ll open on December 1st at 23620 NE 183rd St Woodinville, WA 98077.

This past month, Bothell HS’s Key Club participated in a collection of different service projects from serving at a charity dinner for a dental charity, to volunteering at the Coastal Springs Halloween Festival, as well as helping to organize a Parent’s Night Out at the Northshore YMCA. To top it all off, Bothell raised $600+ for the Eliminate Project through Trick-or-Treat for Unicef!

Dance to


Saturday, Nov 23rd 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Stadium High School Tacoma, Washington $10 Pre-order $15 at the door

CLICK HERE for the Facebook Event Page and details

Interested in sharing the stage with our three featured performers? We’re holding online auditions! 1.Make a video 2. Send it to by 11.30 3.Invite your friends to come out and support! Final decisions will be made by December 1st! For more information on auditions: CLICK HERE

Kiwanis Information Kiwanis Information

Northshore Bothell Kiwanis High schools: Bothell HS Inglemoor HS, and Woodinville HS When: Wednesday, 7AM Where: Alexa’s Cafe 10115 Main St. Bothell, WA

Redmond Kiwanis High schools: Redmond HS When: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays Where: Watercress Bistro 16505 Redmond Way #B-A Redmond, WA Kirkland Kiwanis High schools: International Community School and Lake Washington HS, Juanita HS When: Wednesday, 12PM Where: Hector’s Restaurant Lake St. Kirkland, WA

Sammamish Kiwanis High schools: Eastlake HS When: Wednesday, 7AM Where: Sammamish Lutheran Church 22818 SE 8th St Redmond, WA

November DCM

Where: Caffe Rococo Time: November 24, 2013 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Time is tentative—We’ll be meeting after the Turkey Trot at the Kirkland Marina that morning) Come join us for a nice cup of coffee (or hot chocolate if coffee's not your thing) following Hopelink's annual 5k Turkey Trot! Feel free to invite any friends especially if they're joining you in the 5k. At this DCM, I'll go over information on Lieutenant Governor elections coming up in January, so be sure to come prepared with questions to ask about the position, process, etc. in addition to the usual club updates.

Contact Information Contact Information Contact Information District Board Governor: Trang Tran Secretary: Hakikat Bains Treasurer: Eric Grewal Bulletin Editor: Sara Thomas

Convention Chair: Denny Lim International Trustee: Roshni Chandwani

District Administrator: John Jay Assistant District Administrator: Tom Saunders

Division 27 Lieutenant Governor: Ashley Yoo (425)233-7460 Area Administrator: John Lux Resources used from: Pinterest, Key Club International, Wisconsin Key Club, Caffe Rococo, Hopelink, Brian Le

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