Circle of Sharing, Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2021

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Volume 26/Issue 4 /December 2021

Circle of Sharing THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE WISCONSIN UPPER MICHIGAN CIRCLE K DISTRICT


Table of Contents

03 Upcoming in WUM 04 Kiwanis Family Hockey Night 05 WUMderful Time for Award Season 06 MAC Reflection 07 MAC Pictures 08 Boardwalk 09 Boardwalk Pictures 10 Goal Tracker 11 Bulletin Brain Game 12 Social Medias 13 CKI Acronyms 14 District Board Directory

MAC GROUP PICTURE

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Upcoming Events in WUM WUM's Upcoming Events: WUMderful Nights: December Edition: Join WUM in a night of service on December 15th at 6:30-7:30pm CST. We will be doing online service while drinking hot cocoa while wearing your pjs. Come take a much needed study break! https://forms.gle/fheFyv7jNhrQYhjB8 Kiwanis Family Hockey Night: This is a yearly event hosted by WUM CKI that took a small hiatus when we were in a pandemic. We are super excited for it to return for the 2021-2022 year! Check out page 4 for more information! District Convention: Save the Date! DCON 2022 is just around the corner on March 11-13th, 2022! It will be out of this world! More information to come!

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Kiwanis Family Hockey Night Kiwanis Family Hockey Night is Happening! This is a yearly event hosted by WUM CKI that took a small hiatus when we were in a pandemic. We are super excited for it to return for the 2021-2022 year! This event is so much fun as it includes all members across the Kiwanis Family! Come out with friends and/or family to watch The Badger Men’s Hockey Team take on The Ohio State Buckeyes! Tickets are $20 and must be reserved by Sunday, December 12th. Proceeds benefit Camp Wawbeek and will help the district reach their fundraising goal for Camp Wawbeek. Register Link: https://bit.ly/KFHN2022 Game Day: Saturday, January 8, 2022 Game Time: 6pm CST Where: The Kohl Center in Madison WI The Wisconsin Badgers vs The Ohio State Buckeyes Register Link: https://bit.ly/KFHN2022

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WUMderful Time for Award Season Hey everyone! The time is here to start applying for club awards! All of the clubs in our district do amazing things and have outstanding members who make it all possible. Applying for awards is the perfect way to get recognition for all the hard work and passion that you have been putting into your home clubs all year long! Similar to last year, all awards will be submitted as a google form. This format proved to be easier and more streamlined than the previous methods. below is the link to the document that holds all the information and links to each google form for their respective award. For each award, simply click on the link for the form and fill in all necessary information as completely and accurately as possible. If the judging board has questions regarding the authenticity of any statistics submitted, they reserve the right to cross check the information with club advisors. All awards are due at 11:59 pm on January 15th, no award applications will be accepted after this deadline. Now would be a great time to sit down as a club or executive board and talk about which awards you want to apply for as a club! Getting ahead of the holiday season will make filling these awards forms on time much less of a hassle! If you have any questions while filling out awards please do not hesitate to reach out to me at awards@wumcki.org. There are many awards and you all have a great chance of winning; however, you can’t win if you don’t apply! Good luck to everyone and happy awards season!! Noah Larscheid awards@wumcki.org https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kC9rarKb0i0JmopVdlz9b-5k36BryoM-/view

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MAC Reflection Mission accomplished! On Friday, Oct. 15th and Saturday, Oct. 26th our Circle K international super spies met both virtually and in-person to hone their skills and connect with Circle Kers from around the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District. This Membership Awareness Conference was of special importance to WUM CKI, as our beloved mascot Bessie the Cow had gone missing, along with our district meeting bell! Our members were tasked with finding the vigilante bovine and located letter clues throughout the conference which eventually led to an unexpected conclusion. Bessie has traveled into S-P-A-CE to take on our extraterrestrial enemies! In lieu of this development, our 2022 WUM CKI District Convention will be "Out of This World" in order to help our heroine cow in her battle to take service to the stars. As part of their training in the art of spycraft, attendees participated in workshops — taught by our capable District Board members — intended to teach them about the world of CKI beyond our district, ways in which to strengthen the connections between super spies, little acts of service that can make a big impact, and the basics of Circle K International. In-person attendees also took part in a wide variety of service opportunities around Camp Wawbeek, the headquarters of this very important conference, including leaf raking and the storing of art supplies and painted benches away from the elements in preparation for the coming winter. As the first in-person conference WUM Circle K has had in some time, I would call MAC 2021 a huge success! Members were engaged and enthusiastic about serving at camp and learning how to better serve their own local communities back in their home clubs. The event's theme was integrated across the entire event from start to finish and gave the whole weekend an air of anticipation which resulted in an appropriately-dramatic DCON promotional video that got everyone psyched to hop in their rocketships and leave orbit for a district convention in zero-g! Is it March 11th yet? Anton Maslowski Assistant Events Chair

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Board Walk

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On October 2nd, 25 WUM CKI members made their way to Camp Wawbeek for some service, repairing a wheelchair accessible boardwalk that had been damaged during storms and was unusable for over a year. This project was funded by the Tomorrow Fund Grant, a grant through Circle K International that the 2020-2021 District Board applied for and won. For those who are unfamiliar, Camp Wawbeek is an Easterseals camp in Wisconsin Dells for children and adults with disabilities. CKI has a close relationship with this camp, and it is where both fall and spring events are held for the District (under ideal, non-covid conditions, of course). WUM CKI fundraises for Camp Wawbeek each year, and we always try to see how we can help them out, which is where the idea to apply for the Tomorrow Fund Grant came from! We are so happy to have won this grant two years in a row, both times helping out Camp Wawbeek (last year, we made wheelchair accessible planters for them). Thank you so much to everyone who came out to help with the boardwalk repair! We appreciate it more than you know, and it was absolutely amazing seeing members back in person again! This project would not have been possible without all of you! We hope to see you all soon at District Convention! -2020-2021 District Board


Board Walk Pictures

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Goal Tracker Overall Goals Total Members

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**as of November 27** 270/365

Service Hours

2,210.46/4,500

Kiwanis Family

20/75

Interclubs

3/35

Fundraising Camp Wawbeek

$605/$2,000

Camp Bay Cliff

$749/$550

Other Charities

$5,350/$3,000

Event Attendance Spring Fling 2021

43/40

CKIx 2021

TBD/10

COR 2021

35/40

K-Fam Picnic 2021

X/75

MAC 2021

36/60

KFHN 2022

TBD/75

DCON 2022 K-Fam Service Day 2022

TBD/130 N/A


Bulletin Brain Game This section of the bulletin, is going to be an interactive part. With each new issue, there will be different games or activities that will test you! This issue it an I spy!!

Thanksgiving Edition

CAN YOU STOP THE DIFFERENCES? There are 5 differences between these photos, can you find them?

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Social Medias

WUM Instagram Page: wumcki Facebook Page: Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District of Circle K International

Sea Cow Sistrict Hello! As a member of the Sea Cow Sistrict, you can stay up to date on our Sistrict operations by following us through our Instagram page at “Sea_Cow_Sistrict.” You’ll have access to read up on my monthly newsletters where you’ll find club resources and stay up to date on future events/meetings. You can access the newsletters and find more club resources through the Linktree link found within the page bio. Thank you! Jonathan Vorano

Sistrict's Socials Indiana: inckiofficial Louisiana-Mississippi-West Tennessee: LaMissTenn Circle K Caribbean: ckicaribbean

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CKI Acronyms Here in Circle K International we use a lot of acronyms. Learning what these acronyms are will help so you aren't confused.

CKI

Circle K International

WUM

Wisconsin-Upper Michigan

DCON

District Convention

MAC

Membership Awareness Conference

ELC

Education and Leadership Conference

COR

Club Officer Retreat

MRF

Monthly Report Form

LTG

Lieutenant Governor

KFAM

Kiwanis Family

KFBG

Kiwanis Family Baseball Game

KFHN

Kiwanis Family Hockey Night

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DISTRICT BOARD DIRECTORY DISTRICT GOVERNOR ANNIKA HENTZ governor@wumcki.org 608-566-4606 DISTRICT BULLETIN KIARA MILLER bulletin@wumcki.org 608-214-2194

DISTRICT SECRETARY BROOKE STEENO secretary@wumcki.org 920-609-7857 CAPITAL LTG ALEX VORPAHL capital@wumcki.org 608-617-8645

METRO SOUTHEAST LTG SUPERIOR/CHIPPEWA LTG SHANNON GEGARE DOUGLAS ARNETT-ARNOLD metrosoutheast@wumcki.org capital@wumcki.org 262-939-8545 906-396-5525 DCON CONVENTION CHAIR OLIVIA GROENEWOLD convention@wumcki.org 920-843-4047 SPECIAL EVENTS CHAIR JAMES OSCAR events@wumcki.org 262-220-8827 ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR LENA SCHEIBENGRABER assistantadmin@wumcki.org PHONE 414-418-9779

DISTRICT TREASURER GAVIN LLOYD treasurer@wumcki.org 715-370-7484 LAKES LTG SOFIA PARADAS lakes@wumcki.org 262-875-1026 AWARDS, REG. HISTORY CHAIR NOAH LARSCHEID awards@wumcki.org 920-639-9428

KIWANIS FAMILY OUTREACH CHAIR ELIZABETH JOHNSON kiwanisfamily@wumcki.org 262-914-1011

MEMBERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT & GROWTH CHAIR Joanna Carman membership@wumcki.org 920-460-5138

ASSISTANT EVENTS CHAIR ANTON MASLOWSKI assistantevents@wumcki.org 608-381-0336 ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR ANN PILOT adminteam1@wumcki.org 262-939-1614

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR JUSTIN HAHN administrator@wumcki.org 414-510-1609 ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR RACHEL LEADER ADMINTEAM2@WUMCKI.ORG 952-240-9481

ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR ASHLEY DEFAZIO ADMINTEAM3@WUMCKI.ORG 262-308-2135

Website: wumcki.org Facebook: Wisconsin-Upper Michigan of Circle K International Instagram: wumcki

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