Friday, April 26, 2013

April 26th Meeting: Celebrating People in Action-National Volunteer Week/Global Youth Service Days

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Agenda and minutes
Party.  Happy National Volunteer Week (Thank you Goodie Bags for sports YAC) /Global Youth Service Days:  Celebrating YAC members with requested snacks.

Online reflection if you want 5 hours of credit for 10 meetings in 2013 at

1. F-5 Fest update:  Member of the F-5 Fest Team.  Sidney stated that the logo is being made.  No updates on Holi Fest or T-shirts

2. Global Youth Service Days: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.  SIGN UP

Friday: Boys and Girls Club with Mrs. Clay, Arts Festival with alumna Paige Brown, Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Volunteer Booth @ Cox Center.  No participants expected to attend either opportunity

Saturday: Arts Festival: Face Painting Kendal and  Children's Art Field with Sarah Many Cyclones participating.  Lists of names and hours will be provided by day chairs to Mrs. Clay

Sunday: OKC Marathon Cheer/Water Stop 7-10 AM with Jack B. and Carleigh B; Children's Fair with Abby.  Very a few volunteers participating, but signs for the OKC Memorial Marathon, water stop by Casady on Britton road are ready and they are amazing.  Thank you Mr. Bonfiglio, Mrs. Seitter, Mrs. Czerwinski, and Mrs. Lynn for your help inspiring your students to support the marathon with their thoughts and drawings.

3. JOIN HANDS DAYS: Father Youmans, Rachel Christie, F-5 Fest

May 2: Johnnie's Night.  Movie sold out.  Working on closer venue for ice cream social. Decided to cancel the ice cream reflection due to bad weather.  Expected at least 20 students from Casady Middle Division and their families.  Thank you Father Youmans for all your efforts and Rachel Christie for the inspiration

May 9: Johnnie's Night.  The movie screening did not make it  President Volunteer Award and Service-Learning 2nd Place from the Center of Spiritual and Ethical Education Award delivered at Chapel MD by YAC senior chairs Rebekah and Caitlin.  Ice cream social reception for awards winners. teachers (teacher appreciation week) and YAC members at Woods Community Room. 

May 23: Johnnie's Night, and HOLI, Casady Youth LEAD leaving for Boston morning of 24th.  Holi, t-shirts delivered on the 22nd.  Holi took place with about 15 participants which included 2 MD teachers and 2 new freshmen.

MD Holi Fest was moved to May 22 at 4:00 PM.  International Club is buying powder for their fun fest. MD Holi did not take place in 2013.


Thursday, April 18, 2013

April 19th Meeting and April Service: Celebrating People in Action

Agenda and minutes

1.  F-5 Fest.  Mrs. Hanneman spoke at Chapel.  Reminders of Johnnie's Thursdays! and kick-off on National Volunteer Week.  YAC will have an end of the year celebration and last meeting of the year on April 26th.  Goodie thank you bags will be provided to traveling YAC members as a thank you for their year of service.  STUCO change Blue Day to Caddyshack Day.  No blue candy needed.

Caitlin H. requested pitta bread, humus, cuties, and fruit drinks for the celebration/reflection meeting

3. National Volunteer Week/Global Youth Service Days

Friday, April 26: Boys and Girls Club, Arts Festival (Paige Brown will provide bracelets for volunteers), Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon @ Cox Center needs volunteers

Saturday, April 27: Arts Festival Day:  Morning with Sarah C. @ Children's Activity Field.  Afternoon with Kendall @ Face Painting

Sunday, April 28: 

6:00-10:00 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Cheering Water stop in south area of chapel entrance.  The north side of the Britton road is opened for traffic, the south side of the runners

10:00-6:00 PM Childrens Fair by Jimmy's. Global Youth Service Day Project by Abby J.

We are Better Together: Service Unites

National Volunteer Week/Earth Day/STUCO Crazy Fun Week/Global Youth Service Day Connected

Sign-ups for any volunteer opportunity at Casady Places to Serve Blog  We are using sign-up genius to avoid using paper.

Friday: April 19: UD Chapel Speaker: Youth LEAD Trainer, Tabitha May-Tolub
Youth LEAD OKC Adult Mentors Training at Wing

Saturday, April 20: Youth Lead OKC Training at Wing

Sunday: April 21: Youth LEAD OKC training at Wing

Monday, April 22: Earth Day-STUCO's "Can't Be Tamed"

Tuesday, April 23: STUCO's "When I Grow Up..."

Wednesday, April 24: STUCO's "Team Day"  Special Schedule

Thursday, April 25: STUCO's "Grease"  YAC F-5 Fest: Johnnie's Day...Say Casady!


Friday, April 26: STUCO's "Caddyshack", B-Block YAC Service Unites Celebration
MD International Club, 8th grade Holi Celebration
Boys and Girls Club Green Team: Park Clean-up weather permitting

Saturday, April 27:  Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts
Children's Art Field with Sarah Covington, Day Chair
Face Painting with Kendall Bleakley, Day Chair

Sunday April 28: Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, Feed the Children Fair
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Casady After School Program decorations and volunteers manpower cheering and water stop at Britton and May by Anne Hill
Feed the Children Fest by Concession stand:  Set-up and tear down: 10:00-6:00.  Children's Fest 3:00-5:00 by Abby Johnston

Saturday, April 6, 2013

First April Meeting: ????

National Volunteer Week: at Casady it will be Week of 28th to accommodate STUCO's Crazy Fun Week and connect to Join Hands Day.

Delivery of President Service Awards will be Thursday, May 9th at Chapel. Group picture this Thursday.  We are working on getting volunteer ice cream to celebrate.

Global Youth Service Day, April 28th : Abby R's project with Feed The Children

Join Hands Day, Thursday, May 2: Dinner Movie and Ice Cream to bust community needs

Thursday F-5 Fest Activity after finals: Holy and Join Hands Evening @ proposal, pending final approval by pertinent administrators

End of the year YAC reflective Celebration May 10th.

F-5 Fest Project for Join Hands Day

WHAT IS JOIN HANDS DAY?  Youths and Adults Volunteering Together.  Brings youths and adults together to improve their own communities.



MAY 2, JOIN HANDS EVENING, 7:30 PM, QUAIL SPRINGS  20 people MD and UD students, parents and teachers attended!

Join hands with Assistant Chaplain Father Tim Youmans, 6th grader, Rachel Christi,  CASADY YAC F-5 Fest Project (Service Action Council Project ), and RunHers Women's Association, TAKING STEPS BUSTING COMMUNITY NEEDS    

DINNER: Have a Johnnie's dinner with family and friends at a convenient time for your schedule. Say Casady YAC when ordering your meal on any Thursday in the month of April and May.  Johnnies will donate a percentage of the sales to Casady YAC F-5 Fest fundraising to honor Bennett, an infant Cyclone battling Pearson's Syndrome.  The Bob Stoops Champions Foundation will match what YAC's F-5 Fest events fundraise.  In the month of April we collected $275.00

Join hands with Assistant Chaplain Father Tim Youmans and 6th grade Casady student, Rachel Christi who believes, "Girl Rising is an AWESOME MOVIE everyone should see", Casady YAC F-5 Fest Project and RunHers Women's Association.  

To attend the RunHers Women's Association screening of Girl Rising purchase $ 10 tickets online ASAP at @ 

The movie is the centerpiece of 10x10 – a global campaign to educate and empower girls. A portion of Girl Rising ticket sales go to support girls’ programs around the world through the 10x10 Fund for Girls’ Education. The Fund goes to 10x10’s high-impact network of non-profit partners and leaders in girls’ education: A New Day Cambodia, CARE, Girl Up/United Nations Foundation, Partners in Health, Plan International USA, Room to Read, UNICEF, and World Vision.

Sheila Kidder of runhers states, “runhers believe(s) in the power of education to change not only a girl, but the world.  By bringing Girl Rising to Oklahoma City we are showing our community a beautiful film that demonstrates the impact education can have on girls’ lives around the globe. Together we can be part of a revolution that gets girls into a more positive, and life changing educational climate.”
From the award-winning producers of The Documentary Group and Vulcan Productions, with strategic partner Intel Corporation and global television distribution partner CNN Films, Girl Rising premiered on the eve of International Women’s Day, March 7, 2013.

SCREENINGS OF GIRL RISING SCHEDULE ON MAY 9TH AND MAY 23 @ 7:30 @ Quail Springs Theatre did not make it.  There is a screening at Crossroads on May 30th @ Crossroads Theater.  Purchase tickets now online at  100 people minimum for the screening to tip.

REFLECTIVE ICE CREAM SOCIAL @ Johnnie's. Say Casady YAC when ordering your meal.  A % of sales goes to Casady YAC F-5 Fest honoring Bennett. 

Or have an ice cream SOBREMESA at home to reflect the movie. 

Consider sending direct donations to the Bob Stoops Champions Foundation in honor of Bennett.  Make checks directly to the  Bob Stoops Champions Foundation with Casady YAC F-5 Fest: Bennett Hanneman in the memo.  Mail donations to: Bob Stoops Champions Foundation, Barry Switzer Center, 180 W. Brooks, Norman, OK  73069."


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