INTERACT CLUB 2012-2013
About us:Interact Club is a service-based club, which is a high school version of the Rotary Club. We work closely with the Emmaus Rotary throughout the year. Our mission is to donate our time to helping various organizations throughout our school, community, and nation. We have about 40 members each year, who dedicated themselves selflessly and have fun along the way!
Advisor: Mrs. Jillian Zarnas
President: Jacqui Hamati
Vice-President: Erin Evans
Treasurer: Gavin Daugherty
Secretary: Kassie Jacobs
President: Adam Pile
Vice-President: Anna Thoet
Treasurer: Jessica Bross
Secretary: Harley Olshevski
Public Relations: Mia Simms
Next meeting: Thursday, Feb. 28th after school in room 580
Chick-Fil-A Night 3/26- Bring out your family and friends. Be sure to mention "EHS Interact Club" upon ordering.
Soles for Souls April 4-8- We will be collecting new/used sneakers for those in our nation and internationally who are in need. Clean out your closets and consider donating. Spread the word to family and friends. Dropbox for shoes located in the main office from 7am-4pm that week.
Dan Schantz coupons- Encourage your family, neighbors, etc. to use this coupon as they purchase their spring flowers/planters. This is great for Easter, spring planting, and Mother's Day! Coupons good until 6/30. See Mrs. Zarnas for more!
February-Meeting Thurs 2/28 after school in 580
Bingo Night @Mosser Nursing Home Thurs, 2/21 5:30-7 pm
Saturday Morning on Campus @ Macungie Elementary 9-11am on 2/23
March- Meeting Thurs 3/14 after school in 580
To Rotary Breakfast: Jacqui and Gavin Thurs 3/7 @730am
Saturday Morning on Campus @ Macungie Elementary 9-11am on 3/2 and 3/9
Souls for Souls Monday 3/4- Friday 3/8
Senior Scholarship Apps. due Thurs 3/14
Angel network food basket assembly Tues 3/19 @ Holy Spirit Church 230-4pm
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night Tues 3/26
April- Meeting Thurs 4/4 after school in 580
Juniors to DeSales for "Kids of Character" Leadership Conference Thurs 4/4
Autism Awareness Fundraising (TBA)
Autism Walk Saturday 4/20 @ Dorney Park
May- Meeting Thurs, 5/2 after school in 580
Relay for Life (TBA)
To Rotary Breakfast: Mia, Adam, Anna? (TBA)
June- Pizza Party/Final meeting (TBA) after school in 580
Juniors to Camp Neidig Fri 6/14 to Mon 6/17
Our projects: Just a glimpse at our many service projects--- Peer Mentoring at EHS, fundraising/volunteering for breast cancer and autism awarness, Relay for Life, Miracle League trick-or-treat/baseball, Holiday Food Basket Assembly for Angel Network families, Child Care @ district elementary schools, work with assisted living, hospices, and nursing homes; and much, much more! We do one fundraiser for our club each fall by selling Enjoy the City entertainment books.
Opportunities: Being a member of Interact opens many windows of opportunities for an individual. Overall, you can fulfill community service requirements, build your college application and your resume, network with Rotarians in your future career field of interest, hold a position as a club officer, and make many new friends. Sophomore and junior members can attend Camp Neidig, a leadership camp in the Poconos in mid-June; juniors can attend the "Kids of Character" leadership conference at DeSales in the spring; and seniors can visit the Rotary breakfast meetings and apply for a Rotary scholarship their senior based upon advisor nomination.