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New England CKI Weekly Updates – November 16, 2011

November 16, 2011

Scholarship Opportunity: The Chester Bogashus Scholarship

Attached to this e-mail is a scanned copy of the Chester Bogashus Scholarship form.  This is a scholarship awarded annually to a Circle K member who has excelled in all areas of his/her collegiate career.  It is meant to provide recognition and financial assistance for  those Circle Kers who have achieved academic excellence, demonstrated leadership abilities, and provided service to others.  Financial need is considered in this award.  For more information, please see the attached form or contact me with any questions.  Applications are due on January 15th.

Chester Bogashus was a past Key Club District Governor, Circle K Financial Counsellor, and member of the Waterbury Kiwanis Club.  Upon his death, he left a sum of money into a scholarship fund for Circle K members, to be selected by the Waterbury Kiwanis Club.

Send in Applications for District Conventions Chair by THIS Friday!

Attached to this e-mail is an application for the position of District Convention Chair.  If you’d like to apply, make sure to get your applications in by THIS FRIDAY!!!  You’ve seen me talk about the position for the past month, so I’ll spare you this week, but please apply if you are interested!

Registration Has Reopened for KPTI Day

Due to the hospital not permitting a second KPTI Open House, they have decided to reopen registration and have an extra-crowded open house.  If you didn’t get registration forms sent in last time, please send them in ASAP!  Forms are attached.  The deadline is November 22nd!

Wanted: Musicians for KPTI Day

KPTI is looking for one or more members of Circle K who would be willing to play music while people are eating their lunches at KPTI Day. They must bring their own instruments and equipment. KPTI would supply them with lunch, but they would have to play music during lunch, rather than socialize.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Patricia Lupien at KPTI.  Her e-mail address is plupien@tuftsmedicalcenter.org.

Fund Your Club’s Service:  Apply for a Tomorrow Fund Grant!

One of the great resourced that Circle K International has to help clubs is the Tomorrow Fund!  Clubs can apply to receive funding for a major project.  Last year, Northeastern University Circle K received a grant to help with their annual PB Jam event.  If you are planning a large project and need funding, consider applying to the Tomorrow Fund.  More information and the application can be found on the CKI website: http://www.circlek.org/Service/TomorrowFund.aspx

Recap: Upcoming Dates

Nov. 18 – DCON Chair Application Due!
Dec. 1 – DCON Host Club Chair Application Due!
Dec. 3 – KPTI Day, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Mar. 2-4 – District Convention, Camp Sunshine, Casco, ME
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