AWESOME FCCLA EVENTS AHEAD!!!
GET OUT YOUR CALENDAR!!! SAVE THESE DATES!!!!
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” Confucius
JANUARY 15 STAR EVENTS REGISTRATION DEADLINE
January 15 is the deadline to enter Mid Winter STAR EVENTS Events 1-50 at the Region level.
Chapters should use the registration form and enter your region’s mid winter competition. Forms are found in COMPETITIVE EVENTS Section of the website.
OCCUPATIONAL CHAPTER ADVISERS WILL WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE STATE OFFICE STAFF TO ACCOMMOCATE YOUR PARTICIPATION INTO COMPETITIONS. Please call 651-330-2950, 651-330-2855 or email state staff.
NOTE: MN FCCLA SKILL EVENTS (In MN FCCLA COMPETITION HANDBOOK) -These entries come directly to state level. Not at regions. These 12 events are not numbered. THESE ARE STATE events and some are occupational, some jr and some sr high.
January 20 SHADOW DAY APPLICATIONS
Deadline for Shadow Day applications. Members learn about state government and shadow a legislator for 1/2 a day.
In 2014 a Shadow Day participant said: “What a great day at the State Capitol! I had an amazing time shadowing a Representative! I learned so much and had a great time meeting everyone including house minority leader.”
JANUARY 23 DELTA DENTAL MINI GRANTS DUE
January 23 at 4 pm is the deadline for DELTA DENTAL mini grants. Delta Dental Serve a Smile Mini Grant Opportunity Grant overview and project examples are available at www.mnyouth.net/work/serve-a-smile.
MN FCCLA, Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation are pleased to announce the 12th annual Serve a Smile mini-grant program. Through the generosity of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, over $25,000 in mini-grant funding will be made available to Minnesota youth-led service/service-learning projects that address important oral health or health issues. Mini-grant awards of up to $1000 will support youth affiliated with schools and youth-serving community organizations in Minnesota, offering young people essential funds as they envision ways to create healthier schools and communities. The Serve A Smile Grant Application, a grant overview and project examples are available at www.mnyouth.net/work/serve-a-smile. Submissions are due electronically by Friday, January 23 rd at 4pm. For more information contact Annie Himmelsteib at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Serve A Smile Grant Application, a grant overview and project examples are available at www.mnyouth.net/work/serve-a-smile.
ALL REGION CANDIDATES. STATE CANDIDATES, NATIONAL CANDIDATES, JUNIOR HIGH COUNCIL CANDIDATES AND PEER ED CANDIDATES SHOULD D THIS APPLICATION PROCESS.
FEBRUARY 13 STATE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DUE
February 13 CHAPTER REGISTRATION FOR STATE CONFERENCE IS DUE. LATE FEES APPLY AFTER THIS DATE. It is April 16-18 and the most awesome speakers! (some celebrities) and (leadership workshops) and career fair!! LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! You will not want to miss.
FEBRUARY 20 CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS AND AWARDS DUE
February 20 CANDIDATES APPLICATIONS FOR REGION OFFICER, STATE OFFICER. JHC AND PEER ED Check the website for applications. .
February 20 State Awards Applications due. Check the website for applications.
FEBRUARY 26 SHADOW DAY
Shadow Day at State Capitol . Shadow the career of a legislator for 1/2 a day.
Increase FCCLA member’s awareness of state government and the political process.
See first hand the duties of elected officials or policy makers and their staff.
Develop an awareness of current issues, especially those relating to families.
Explore career options of public service.
Educate local chapters, school, and/or communities about the impact of the shadowing experience.
To become an advocate for family, career and community issues.
See the application on the website in Shadow Day, Advisers and Leaders sections of the website.
March 1 National FCCLA Program Awards DUE.
Check the National FCCLA website for applications.