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Key Club October 2012 Volume 2 Issue 7 Pacific Northwest District Key Club: Official Newsletter of Division 27 Bothell—Eastlake—ICS—Inglemoor—Juanita—Lake Washington—Redmond 3636 WOODVIEW TRACE INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46268 USA 1-800-KIWANIS FAX 1-317-879-02044

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Toucan Times DUES! Dear Division 27, Fall has arrived and there are plenty of things we need to accomplish! The most important one is DUES!! The dues system has been released and we will work together to make sure we get early bird! During this month I will make sure that every club has at least 15 paid members are in the system. How will I do this? Well, all treasurers are going to need to meet with me and we will do this together! :) Another task that I need to do is club visitations. So far I have only visited Ingle

moor High School and Lake Washington High School. It was great seeing how different clubs work. Presidents, please let me know a day that would work well for me to come. Also, presidents, if you haven't already, please fill out the LtG. Evaluation by October 31st.

In this Issue: Introduction………………...2 Club Updates…….…...…3-4 Officer of the Month……..5 Project Educate....….…….6-7 Key Dates…………………..8 Kiwanis Information.……...9 Contact Info……………….10

I hope you all have a great month and I will see you soon on the 21st!

P.S. If you want to be on the cover of next months newsletter, send me a picture!

Happy Halloween!

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Club Updates Lake Washington Key Club kicked off the 2012-2013 school year with TONS of new members. Our first meeting had over 100 students, veterans and new comers. Jumping right into the spirit of service, we made blankets for our local hospitals. We also started sewing our trauma dolls. These trauma dolls will go to the Children’s Hospital. They are used for as a therapeutic process for the children to express how they are feeling during their time at the hospital. Not only did we begin on these projects, but Key Club members also participated at our local park clean ups. Park clean ups usually consist of planting trees, clearing out weeds, or picking up trash. Our members help out every Saturday with these park clean ups, it is a great way to show our community that Lake Washington cares.

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This month, Inglemoor High School Key Club has been involved in numerous activities such as a volunteering time at a local library, restoring an old trail, and participating in a phone-a-thon. With our club starting just a few weeks ago and having motivated members, we were able to get a jump start into this year’s volunteering opportunities! One of the events that seemed to get the people enthusiastic about service was the mentioned above, phone-a-thon. The phone-a-thon was a great example of the work done in our community because they were raising money by asking for donations to help children get the education they deserve. People were more than thrilled knowing that they were making a difference to many children who couldn’t afford their education.


Club Updates Continued

Hello everybody! This month ICS has just kicked off our 2012-2013 Key Club! Our club has grown into an eighty person monster!!! A positive, wonderful, community service dedicated monster that is. Our latest project is selling Sounder's tickets with a 30% donation to Project Eliminate! How cool is that! The ICS Key Club is also teaming up with National Honors Society to put on a Haunted House event in our school! Our Key Clubbers love to volunteer to put on fun events for our school community. This year we are also including fun, Division 27 T-shirts in our dues so everyone has Key Club Spirit Gear! For November (Key Club Month) we are doing a food drive for Hopelink. Very exciting service opportunities coming up! I know we're going to have a great year!

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So far, Eastlake has had two meetings and so far we're off to a very promising year. With over 40 members already and it is very reassuring to know, that even the Sophomores and Freshmen who are brand new to Eastlake this year, are already involved in many different community service events. To publicize these events that are already very popular (Elementary school harvest parties, Humane Society Work, Helping Homeless Shelters, etc..) Eastlake Key Club now has it's own website on Lake Washington's Haiku website. With this website, each and every Key Club member can see when community service opportunities are, when the meetings are, and connect everyone overall. So far, we have several events lined up, and there is absolutely no doubt that with all of the members, Eastlake Key Club will have a tremendous impact with 20 people already signed up for the "Nightmare at Beaver Lake" a haunted house-esk event with each and every member of Key Club wearing their own Key Club t shirt, which was given out at the 2nd meeting. There is no doubt that Eastlake's Key Club certainly has a promising future ahead of it, and personally, I cannot wait for what will happen later in the year.

Bothell High School During the first several meetings, there have been around 35 to 40 people attending the meetings. Service opportunities include the Crystal Springs Harvest Festival, the Spaghetti Bowl sign ups, and a possible future opportunity involving setting up a haunted house. Those attending were informed of when the dues would be due and contact information has been collected.


Officer of the Month

Ponti Das from Inglemoor High School is this months officer of the month! Ponti is a senior and is a great Co-President at his club! Ponti is great at communicating with me and his club. He has been very helpful with bringing up new ideas for our division. Also, he attends most of the DCMs. Thank you for all your hard work!

1. My favorite part of Key Club is attending the events, especially big events like the rotary auctions and community breakfasts. 2. My favorite thing to do is play sports. I play baseball on a club team and rec basketball. But, I do like to play almost any sport. 3. I like drawing (art school for 7 years!!), hiking, camping (usually go 4-5 over the summer), COFFEE, doing math , hanging out with friends Favorite Color: Turquoise Favorite Food: Kung Pao Chicken Favorite Movie: Bourne Ultimatum Favorite Book: Hunger Games Favorite Candy: Twix

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Fun Facts: Special Talent: Can speak 4 languages Completed the Wing Dome 7 alarm challenge Fell out of a 15ft tree and didn't break a bone


What is Project Educate? Project Educate is 2012-2013 governors project of the Pacific Northwest District. The funds raised from the Project Educate initiative will be used to aid in furthering the educational development of three schools on the island of Jamaica, as well as fund 160 scholarships for primary school children entering high school.

Merchandise One way we will be raising money for Project Educate is by selling t-shirts and wristbands. The T-shirts will be $15 and the wristbands $1.

Mona Heights Primary School 6


Watch the Sounders FC game while donating money to Project Educate! This is another way of raising money for Project Educate, Key Club Nights with Sounders FC. Everyone is welcomed to attend these games and for the Portland vs Sounders FC game, 33% of every ticket purchased will be donated to Project Educate and 25% from the Dallas FC vs Sounders FC game! You can invite your friends, family and everyone else! Tickets must be purchased 15 days before the game, if you have any questions please ask me! I will attach the form to the email! Available Dates: 

October 7th—Portland vs Sounder FC @ CenturyLink Field 7:30 PM $15

October 21st—FC Dallas vs Sounders FC @ CenturyLink Field 6:00 PM $22 (Regular Price $33 each )

Itinerary of Events:

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Gates open 1.5 hours before kickoff

Deadline to order tickets is 15 days before the game

Payments must be made at the time of order

To ensure seating together, tickets must be ordered together

Key Club night tickets for Dallas will be located in Sec 146– 150 Rows

For the Portland Timbers match (10/7) the Tickets will be in the Upper Bowl End zone Rows 5-15


Key Dates ICON OCTOBER DCM WHEN: October 21,2012 3:30PM—5: 00 PM WHERE: Kirkland Library All Key Clubbers are welcome to come! Bring food! We will also be refreshing officer duties and school service, the new dues system. Project educate and more club updates! DUES

DUES! There will be a new dues system! Early Bird is November 16th so we will need to get our dues turned in this month! TREASURERS: We will meet up on OCTOBER 21st to submit our dues together!

Secretary Reports: Secretaries please remember to fill out your club reports and turn them in every 5th of the month! Bulletin Editors: Please remember to send in your blurbs and pictures to me every 5th of the month! ~If you have any questions, please ask me!~

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Kiwanis Information Bothell High School and Inglemoor High School Northshore Bothell Kiwanis Meets every Wednesday 7am Alexa’s on Main 10115 Main St Bothell, Washington Redmond High School Redmond Kiwanis Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays Watercress Bistro 16505 Redmond Way #B-A Redmond, Washington International Community School Juanita High School Lake Washington High School Kirkland Kiwanis Meets every Wednesday at Noon Crab Cracker 452 Central Way Kirkland, Washington

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Eastlake High School Sammamish Kiwanis Meets every Wednesday 7am Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church 22818 SE 8th St Redmond, Washington


District Board Governor Giovanni McKenzie

Convention Chair Andy Nguyen

Giovannimc.keyclub@gmail.com

Andy.t_nguyen@yahoo.com

Secretary Kelsie Hoppes

International Trustee Cole Hickman

kelsiehoppes@gmail.com

kcitrusteecole@gmail.com

Treasurer Kenneth Lam

District Administrator John Jay

K3nn3thlam@hotmail.com

jmjay@comcast.net

Bulletin Editor Bassel Hamieh

Assistant District Administrator

Basselhamiehpnw@gmail.com

Suzanne Endroedy suzbeth1@comcast.net

Kristi Chan Lieutenant Governor, Division 27 Pacific Northwest District Key Club International Email: kristic27@gmail.com Phone #: (425)-246-8085

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