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Keystone Student Association December 2009
Welcome New Members!
Letter Writing Campaign
Mahroh Jahangiri’s presentation!
Guest Speaker-Mr. Karlik
Discussion Topic- Volunteering Around the Holidays?
The KSA has a new home on the web!
Only open to members. Please email [email_address] if you’d like to receive an invite to join!
News and Events
What else do you want to see on the wiki?!
Letter Writing – Group Service Project
Letter writing campaign to soldiers overseas.
Gather up your friends, relatives, and other community members to write letters to service men and women overseas.
Starting in January 2010 – February 2010
Send them to us here at Keystone by March 1 st so that we can get them sent out!
920 Central Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
What should the letter include?
Make the letter chatty
Talk about things you enjoy doing
“Thinking of You”
Thanking them for their service
It can be a letter or a card. They do not need to be in envelopes.
Please, no glitter – it causes a mess in it’s travels!
What should our goal be?
We will keep track of how many letters we have collected on our website – so keep a close eye!
How many letters should we aim for?
Since we are starting this in January, we will have sample letters for you to use at the next meeting (if you need some help).
By: Trent Karlik
Digital Media, Flash Animation, Introduction to Technology, Game Design and Personal Finance
2 nd Year Teacher at Keystone
Love Golf and Spending time with my family
Community Service Involvement
Volunteer work experience
Annual food drive at school, Concession stand work at High School Football games, Presents for Patients, and Highland Country club golf drive
All four work experiences need:
Scheduling, Communication, and Cooperation
Highland Country Club golf drive
Just had the 2 nd annual golf drive this past summer
Provides golf instruction to underprivileged youth and to girl golfers
Age range 7 to 17 years old
Give golf instruction
Show children the proper way to hold golf club
Have putting and long drive contest
Teach children to swing the golf club on the proper plane
Assist luncheon / dinner for workers and participants for golf drive
How did I get Involved?
Club Professional asked for my help
I played golf in college at have made it to a couple of national golfing events
I have a passion for golf and teaching
My inner self knew I was making a difference
Why I Participate?
I have a passion for golf and teaching
I knew I was giving back to the underprivileged youth and to promote golf to females
I’m the club champion for the past 6 years
I hold the club record of a score of 62
The Organization in Detail
Highland Country club
Opened since 1922
10 minutest away from the city of Pittsburgh
300 members make up the club
Currently in process to be sold
What Impact does the Organization have?
Provides golf instruction
Members hold a silent auction for charitable contributions for kids to get golf clubs
Community gathers to assist underprivileged youth
Suggestions or Comments I have on getting involved with Community Service
Make new friends
Explore career and personal interests
Earn great recommendations for future employment or college applications
Develop marketable job skills
Build your resume
Enrich your education
Uncover hidden skills and talents
Increase your self-confidence
Make a difference
Don’t be afraid to talk / ask advice / share ideas during team meetings
Benefits you might get while volunteering
Additional benefits include:
Certificate of completion after event
Volunteer recognition event (golf outing)
Ways to increase volunteerism at the holidays!
What ideas do you have?
Make cookies and deliver them to a neighbor
If you live in a snowy area, help and elderly person by shoveling their driveway.
Donate old toys, clothes, or books
“Adopt” a family or a child
Get a group together and go caroling at a local hospital or nursing home (call first!)
KSA Message Board – Done! This in included in the wiki
Change the name – great idea – what should we call it?
Group based project – working on that as well!
Listing Community Service on the transcript – We can’t do that and here is why.
Marketing/Adverting – what ideas do you have?
Thanks for coming!
Be sure to check out the KSA wiki for discussion topics and project updates.