Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Summer Service Opportunities!

Get involved in your community this summer! With all of these events, you will need to make the connection yourself. Call, email, or sign up online and then show up to serve! Get a Community Service form filled out and turn it into Mrs. Thrash at school in August and she will record these KEY CLUB hours! Yes, non-members, friends from other schools, and rising 9th graders are welcome! Thanks, and have a safe summer!

Gleaning for Food Shuttle - anytime, look for updates and sign up to get on their list of events here:
Also, follow them on twitter: @foodshuttle -

Lower School Volunteers needed all summer, help the teachers prepare for school, especially in later July and August. Contact Charlotte Spence at to find out the latest schedule.

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina - Students 12 to 17 years of age are welcome to volunteer with a parent/guardian (could be one parent for a few kids) during normal volunteer hours. 18 years of age and older do not need a chaperone. Shift times are Tuesday - Saturday 9am-12pm, 1-4pm and Wednesday evening 6-8pm. Arrive with your permission slip 5 minutes before the shift begins. See these FAQs.

Saturday, June 14 - Highwoods Kiwanis - Roll out the Dictionaries Bowling Tournament! Benefitting Wake County Dictionary Project for 3rd grade students and the Kiwanis Worldwide ELIMINATE Project to eradicate Maternal Neonatal Tetanus. See this form to sign up! Or Cory and Mary for details.

Friday 5pm August 15-Saturday 5pm August 16th. Carolina Hurricanes - Kids n Community Foundation's 24 Hour Bike Challenge at Athletes Performance with Raleigh Orthopaedic.   Last year we grew from 140 riders to 280 and raised over $25,000 for KNCF in the 24 hours. Volunteers will do registration, general clean up, refilling water coolers, trash patrol etc.  Volunteers can contact event coordinator Jaime Holt:

August 16th? Trip to Boys and Girls Homes of NC - See Sarah Lowery or Cory Carr for a spot on our bus to deliver books and clothes, and hang out with the kids!

Fall Dates:
Ravens Leadership Training - Sunday, August 17th @ 2 in the library 
First Meeting at Gonet Gateway - August 27
Club Officers Training Meeting in library - Sunday, September 7
Fall Roundup - Saturday, September 27
Carowinds Fall Rally - Sunday, October 12