This year, 30 members of our district were able to attend ICON in Chicago, Illinois. Held July 4-10, we were able to attend workshops, hear great speakers, meet other Key Club members, vote for the new international board, and of course get no sleep. Some highlights include:
Karaoke at the meet and greetA spicy House of Delegates session (click here for a video)A great fireworks show at Navy PierDEEP DISH PIZZAIP International President William Sims yodeling in the talent showRMD winning the Thirst Project award for raising the most money per memberLONG caucusing sessionsHaving fun at Navy PierTouring the amazing city of Chicago
Overall, ICON was a great experience! Hope to see you next year in Baltimore, Maryland!
Our District Treasurer, Payten Spencer, with LTG Nicki Widger.
With our new International Vice President, Hannah Nivar from the New Jersey District!
Our Governor Sam Stoltz with LTG Natalie Yao.
Our IP Governor and current International Trustee, Krysta Couzi.
It’s your first DCON and the first time you’ve ever heard of the “District Board”. I know the feeling. It’s overwhelming, exciting, and so eye-opening. With every Key Club event you attend, the greater amount of Key Club and it’s international impact we are able to see. So, what is the district board - and do they actually do anything? In short, the answer is yes. While there may be lots of snack-eating and cheesy insta-story videos being taken, board meetings are quite essential to the function of the RMD board as well as district. Each board meeting, we make specific goals to achieve. Some of these goals have to do with communication - ensuring that members, club officers, and advisors everywhere are informed of upcoming events and important deadlines (in addition to other opportunities and information). Some of these goals are directed toward planning. Planning is a large portion of the duties of the district board. From DCON to rallies to the enormous strategic plan we recently dev…