Thursday, December 11, 2008

I. Old Business

A. Blogspot
Hours recently updated 12/9/08 (so sorry for being late) If you name isn’t on the roster, you did not pay for membership. Email Elaine at if you have questions or concerns regarding your hours.

B. T-Shirts
We have both the old and new t-shirts in all sizes. The new T-shirts are $10 and the old ones are $5. Note: T-Shirts are very helpful during services because it distinguishes you from all the other volunteers. Also, it makes you look special and it makes our key club look good. Buy them now!

II. New Business

A. Fall Rally
Fall Rally is THIS SATURDAY. Be at Rosemead High School by 7:00 AM to learn the cheers. Don’t forget your medical release forms.

B. “ Exploring the Great Outdoors” - Rose Float Decorating
It’s that time of the year again when we decorate the floats that will appear at the Rose Parade on New Year’s day. Again, this service will be held in Pasadena, 700 Seco St., on December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. There are two shifts. The first one is from 8 AM – 4PM and the second from 4PM- 11PM.

C. District Convention (DCON) 2009
This year’s convention is held at the Anaheim Convention Center from April 3rd to 5th. Registration is $152 plus hotel fees if paid by February 27th. This may seem a lot but can be can be done easily by selling around 7 boxes of varied snacks. The theme this year is Bee a Hero ! If you plan on going, you can also sign up for a business internship in theatrical staging or photography during your stay in Anaheim.

D. Sylmar Victims Fundraiser and Drive
You can donate clothes, everyday necessities, personal hygiene items, and canned foods to the victims of the fire in Sylmar. You can also bring in items that are in good condition and can be sold at a yard sale. They are due at the next DCM on January 3rd, 2009. (You will receive hours for your donations.)

E. Book Drive
For the fall season, we had the pencil project, for the winter season, we now have a book drive! We will donate these to less fortunate schools to help increase literacy and knowledge. You will get ½ hour per book you donate. They are also due on January 3rd at the DCM.

F. Senior Scholarships
Seniors can now apply for a scholarship given by our very own Kiwanis! Get your forms from Lisa OR go to to apply.