Hey everyone, Olivia and Mia here! We hope you all are doing well during these challenging and uncertain times. We came up with a list of service projects you all can engage in within the comfort of your own home! Stay safe and stay home!
You can write letters or cards for veterans and military personnel through organizations such as Operation Gratitude, https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/write-letters-virtual/, and the Red Cross, https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/holidays-for-heroes.html,
You can write letters and cards to your local doctors and hospital staff which can be delivered to hospitals later,
You can make paracord bracelets for our Troops and First Responders which can be used to save lives in certain situations. This can also be done through Operation Gratitude, https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/paracord-bracelets-virtual/,
You can make blankets for critically ill and traumatized children, these blankets can brighten up a child's day by providing warmth and color. These blankets can be made through Project Linus, https://www.projectlinus.org,
You all may also do online volunteering, https://www.operationwarm.org/blog/25-volunteer-jobs-to-do-from-home/.
Apply for FCIDD New Member Grants
For every new member in your club this year, you are eligible to apply for a $50 FCIDD Grant to be used toward your club's donation to All In Summit and Dance A Thon to support research of intellectual and developmental disabilities at the Civitan International Research Center.
You can also use the grants toward 2021 Junior Civitan International Convention Registration.
- New member this year
- Club, District and International dues paid
- Attended an Induction Ceremony
- Completed Membership Application on file
- Attended 4 meetings and/or service projects
How to Apply:
- Review the Grant Process document
- Complete an FCIDD New Member Grant Certification Form for each New Member
- Complete a Grant Application
- Contact Ms. Carmen for help
All Documents can be found on our district website, under Resources or click the buttons below.
Apply before May 31st
District Convention: Rewind
The 2020 Chesapeake District Convention was a huge success! On March 29th, we held our Convention on Zoom. Over 50 people attended including Chesapeake District Junior Civitans from 7 of our 9 clubs, Club Advisors, Sponsor Club Liaisons, Junior Civitan International President Victoria Bailey, International Directors Rachel Stripp and Ethan Jeffus and our Chesapeake Civitan Governor Bill Malone and Governor Elect Ginger Malone.
We elected our 2020-2021 District Board of Directors; we celebrated our District Award Winners we had a guest speaker from Project Linus, we finished off the 2020 Convention with a competitive Kahoot game with everyone.
Created with images by Nelos - "Many People Hands Holding Colorful Straight Word Elections" • onephoto - "GRANT" • Marleena Garris - "Taken prior to my high school grad. Really wanted to pick up a patch of glitter and blow into the camera, so I did!"