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Five’s Farewell: A Letter From Your Governor...……….…….

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District Convention Recap…………………..….……………….

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Vacant District Office Positions: Apply Today...……….…….

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Spring Fling…………………...……..………………………………

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Happygrams………………...……………………………………..

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Goals………………………………………..……………………….

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Navigate Your Way……………………………………………….

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Letter From the Editor…………………………………………….

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District Directory……………………………………………………

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By Mikayla Landowski

Club Skits

3 Friday Night Activities


Beth’s Musical Chairs Workshop

4 Saturday Service Projects

Irene’s Energy Workshop


Members engaged at the resume workshop

Top left: Steve Arnoldsson Top right: Josh Dvorak Bottom: Jim Burmeister

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John Lee receiving his alumni award

Natalie receiving her award

James during nominations

UW-Eau Claire accepting an award

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Keynote speaker Beth Monhollen

Members celebrating their awards

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Awards Outstanding Club Social Award Circle K Friends and Family Night, UW-Eau Claire Outstanding Club Treasurer Award Dan Piombino, MSOE Outstanding Club Vice President Award Caitlin Krause, UW-Platteville Outstanding Club Webpage Award UW-Platteville Outstanding Committee Member Award Mariah Enerson, UW-Platteville Outstanding Divisional Unity Award Metro-Southeast Outstanding Freshman Member Award Faith Graf, UW-Madison Outstanding K-Family Relations Award UW-Whitewater Outstanding Kiwanis Advisor Award Ken Saville, Edgewood College Outstanding Kiwanis Support Award Platteville Kiwanis Club, UW-Platteville Outstanding New Club Member Award Brandy Musland, UW-Stevens Point Preferred Charities Award UNICEFF (ELIMINATE), UW-La Crosse Robert S. Wilson Single Service Award Meaningful Makeover, MSOE Club Achievement Award MSOE Distinguished Circle K Alumni Award John Lee, UW-Eau Claire John Lee Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award Natalie Johnson, UW-Oshkosh Member Mile Award UW-Platteville Most Improved Club Award UW-Stevens Point Outstanding Club Bulletin Editor Award Katie Rickert, Edgewood College Outstanding Club Fundraiser Award Midnight Masquerade, Alverno College Outstanding Club Member Award Mikayla Landowski, MSOE Outstanding Club President Award Kassandra Hodges, UW-Whitewater Outstanding Club Secretary Award KaytLynn Riel, MSOE Outstanding Club T-shirt Award UW-La Crosse Outstanding Club Scrapbook UW-Oshkosh Convention Attendance Award UW-Platteville Club Spirit Award UW-Platteville Strive for Twenty-Five Club Growth Award Alverno College and UW-Stevens Point Strive for Twenty-Five Largest Growth Alverno College Overall Largest Growth Award UW-Eau Claire

Fundraisers

We raised $539.56

For ELIMINATE!!

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WHY SHOULD I APPLY?

Serving on the District Board is one of the most rewarding things you can do during your t in Circle K. As a board member you get to help shape and lead the district. You help run workshops and events, set goals, plan events, and make the district an amazing place to for other members. Many people think you have to be a prodigy to serve in these positio but we all started out the same way.

All board members start as club members and become leaders in these roles because o members. Either they were inspired by leaders around them, encouraged by others, or d to do more for the membership of Wisconsin-Upper Michigan.

Whatever your reasons or hesitations may be, everyone can lead and anyone can serve these roles. No matter what position you decided to take on, some things are guaranteed you will grow, you will change, and you will lead!

Apply for District Secretary The District Secretary is the organizational backbone to the district board. They keep minutes of all of the meetings, maintain the District Monthly report form, and act as a resource to all of the members in the district. If you are organized and want to do more for the members, then this is the position for you!

Apply for District Bulletin Editor

The District Bulletin Editor is responsible for creating publications on behalf of Wisconsin-Upper Michigan C learn all about the clubs and what is happening in WU and marketing person for the clubs and district board. design and people this is the position for you! (No worr entirely your own and do not have to look like anyone

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time n o be ons,

Apply for Lakes Lieutenant Governor The Lakes LTG acts as a resource and district board liaison to clubs at UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert College, Lawrence University, UW-Oshkosh, and Ripon College. In this role you get to work closely with each club board by having regular communications with them, visiting them, and hosting your own divisional rally. If you love getting involved and learning about other clubs, then this role was made for you!

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Apply for Service Chair Service is the foundation of our beloved organization. As the Service Chair, you will provide service project ideas and tips to clubs, keep track of the district serviced hours, plan service projects at district events, and organize Kiwanis Family Service Day. If you live, eat, sleep, and breath service, then this position is the perfect fit!

Circle K. In this role, you get to UM! You get to be the voice . If you are creative, and enjoy ries, your publications are e’ else’s.)

Apply for Kiwanis Family Outreach Chair Do you love the Kiwanis Family? Do you wish cubs did more with other branches of the K-family? If so, then you can help the district with that! As the Kiwanis Family Outreach Chair, you will help clubs learn how to utilize the other branches, how to work together, fundraise, and much, much more! You also get to plan and organize events such as the Kiwanis Family Hockey Night, Kiwanis Family Baseball Game, and the Kiwanis Family Service Day! To apply for a position, or to inquire about one, please contact 2016-2017 District Governor, Kasey Hodges at khodges612@gmail.com.

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Spring Fling 2016:

Spring Fling is just around the corner! Come visit Camp Wawbeek and get “Hooked on Service” f with your fellow WUM Circle Kers!

What is Camp Wawbeek? It is run by the Easter Seals of Wisconsin as a summer camp for campers

Spring Fling, Circle Kers help prepare camp for summer by raking leaves, getting the pool ready, clean wood, or whatever service is needed from us.

Why go to Spring Fling? This weekend will packed with service, workshops, and connections! Friday

and a movie, Saturday will have service project opportunities, engaging workshops, and great evening

mascot auction and club skits, WUM rummage sale, and midnight breakfast at Denny’s. This weekend i you to learn more about and get involved with Circle K on a District level!

How to Register: Find the Registration form on Facebook by searching for “WUM Circle K’s ‘Hooked o or contact your club president.

Clothing:

Service project clothes (Jeans, t-shirt, closed-toed shoes; you might get dirty! Casual clothes for Sunday Pajamas Wear an ocean-themed costume on Day 1 to show CKI spirit! **Dress for whatever the weather may be; most projects are outside!

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Camp Wawbeek | Wisconsin Dells, WI | A **Contact Special Events Chair Kels


Hooked on Service By Kelsey Murzyn

for a weekend of great projects

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Fundraisers: Bring some money for fundraisers throughout the weekend! (More TBA!!)

$1 for snacks during the movie $1 for bake sale items Money for the rummage sale *Club Presidents Extra CKI shirts or gear for the Rummage Sale Club Mascot or the one bought at MAC

Other: Sleeping bag or sheets & pillow (the beds at camp do not have sheets) Toiletries, towel, and phone charger

Pen & paper for workshops Extra money for Denny’s Flashlight Completed medical forms (optional, available at registration)

April 22nd-24th | Registration open now lsey Murzyn with any questions**

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HAPPYGRAMS

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HAPPYGRAMS

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S Cont.

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Membership and Hours Goal: 600 Members

Goal: 12,000 Service Hours

Goal: 1,200 Kiwanis Family Hours

Goal: 100 Interclub Events

75.7%

57.9% 53%

52.8%

Progress: 454 members

Progress: 6951.75 hours

Progress: 633.75hours

Progress: 32 events

Fundraising Goal: $750

Goal: $5,500

Goal: $3,000 Goal: $6,000 102%

42.7%

44%

0% Progress: $0

Progress: $2,418.37 Camp Wawbeek

Camp Bay Cliff

Progress: $1,283.32

Progress: $6,145.64 The Eliminate Project

Other Charities


Attendance Goals Goal: 120 Attendees

Goal: 100 Attendees

Goal: 100 Attendees

Goal: 250 Attendees

70%

52.5%

51.2%

49%

Progress: 63 attendees Membership Awareness Conference (MAC)

Progress: 49 attendees Kiwanis Family Service Day (KFSD)

ELIMINATE UPDATE

Progress: 70 attendees Kiwanis Family Hockey Night (KFHN)

Progress: 128 attendees District Convention (DCON)

Since Circle K joined the fight to help Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus, the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District has donated $22,862.04!!! This means we have saved 12,701 lives!!

Together as WUM, we can achieve anything! 18


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Letter From the Editor

Casey Scheibengraber

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Circle of Sharing: March 2016  

This is the March 2016 issue of the official bulletin of the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District of Circle K International, Circle of Sharing.

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