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Kick-Off Meeting August 14, 2012. Agenda 1.What is DECA? 2.Whos in DECA? 3.Mission Statement 4.Guiding Principles 5.Things were doing 6.Why Join? 7.DECA.

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1 Kick-Off Meeting August 14, 2012

2 Agenda 1.What is DECA? 2.Whos in DECA? 3.Mission Statement 4.Guiding Principles 5.Things were doing 6.Why Join? 7.DECA Points 8.Upcoming Events 9.Membership Dues 10.Officers 11.Year at a Glance

3 What is DECA? An Association of Marketing Students For students interested in business, marketing, entrepreneurship, or management. Any student can join. A fun club for students that want to get involved!!

4 Whos in DECA? DECA is now an international co-curricular club located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Korea, and Mexico.

5 Mission Statement DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

6 Guiding Principles (inner points of the diamond) DECA prepares the next generation to be – Academically Prepared – Community Oriented – Professionally Responsible – Experienced Leaders

7 Guiding Principles (outer points of the diamond) DECAs Comprehensive Learning Program – Integrates into Classroom Instruction – Applies Learning – Connects to Business – Promotes Competition

8 What do we do? SOCIALSFUNDRAISERSCOMPETITION COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS MEETINGSLEADERSHIP TRAINING FIELD TRIPSCONFERENCESFUN!!

9 1.FUN & FOOD 2.MEET NEW PEOPLE 3.FIELD TRIPS 4.THRILL OF COMPETITION 5.TRAVEL 6.GAIN LEADERSHIP SKILLS 7.AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS 8.HELPING LOCAL COMMUNITY 9.BUILD TEAM WORK SKILLS 10.LOOKS GOOD ON COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES

10 DECA Points You can earn points – called DECA Points for attending all our activities. These DECA Points are a way of earning end of the year honors. Point values per event: – 3 points for Meetings; 3 points – socials; 5 points – fundraisers; 10 points – competition; 10 points – state competition; 1 point for wearing your T-shirt every Wednesday; ½ point for every hour worked in the store Gold, Silver, & Bronze – earn these for end of the year awards. Gold & Silver – earn a Six Flags field trip at the end of the year

11 3 Categories for Points GOLD 45+ PointsSILVER pointBRONZE Points Attend 7 out of 9 meetingAttend 6 out of 9 meetingAttend 4 out of 9 meeting Attend 5 out of 7 socialsAttend 4 out of 7 socialsAttend 3 out of 7 socials Attend 2 of 4 Community Service Projects Participate in 2 Community Service Projects Participate in Candle Fundraiser Participate in Fundraiser 8 + hours in School Store Participation 5+ hours in School Store Participation 3 + hours in School Store Participation Participate in Region and/or State Competition

12 Other Ways to Earn Points Our goal is to have active DECA members. Recruit students to join and earn 5 DECA points when they become a paid member. Wear your T-shirt every Wednesday for 1 DECA point. Sign up to work in the school store (right now only sign up to work once a week).

13 This pays for t-shirt, state and national dues, and FOOD at all meetings, and other prizes, etc. Membership DUES are $20 How much does it cost to join?

14 We need officers! We need you! If you are interested in becoming an officer – see Mrs. Gravitt!

15 Officers Needed: Officer duties include = interview with Mrs. Gravitt, participation at 90% of all activities throughout the year, dedication and commitment! VP of Communications VP of Public Relations & Civic Consciousness VP of Competition VP of Finance VP of Chapter Development Historian

16 Upcoming Social DECA Day at Falcons Falcons vs. Panthers Sunday, September 30 – 1pm $40 Invite your family, friends, etc. This is not a school sponsored field trip, so you must meet at the GA Dome. All orders and money due = August 24.

17 Upcoming Community Service 9/11 Remembrance Project – We will bake cookies and other treats for local fire and police departments. – We will spend Monday -9/10 putting baskets together. – Monday, 9/10 3:30-5:00 p.m.– we will deliver to Trickum Rd. and other Stations. Sign up to participate.

18 Upcoming Fundraiser Yankee Candles Fundraiser We will begin our sales in September and sales will run through the Sept. break. All orders and money will be due Monday, September 24 th after the break. This will help to pay for future DECA events. Information will be given in class and packets given to non-class members at the next DECA meeting.

19 Next Meeting Tuesday, September 11 th After school - 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Food and snacks provided Bring any interested friends. We will be signing up for the Fall Leadership Trip! Only the first 15 that sign up can go!!!

20 Design our DECA T-shirt Help us come up with our new DECA T-shirt design for this year. Requirements: – Must have River Ridge DECA – Must have year – Must have Thrive theme

21 DECA FALL RALLY Friday, October 12 $40 for students who dont wish to ride unlimited rides; $45 for students riding unlimited rides. Price includes charter bus, registration, admission, and rides. You will need to bring money for food. Sign up if you plan to attend. Money due at next DECA meeting!

22 DECA Fall Rally What Were Doing There…. 9:30am-10:00am Registration 10:00am-11:30am General Session/Keynote Speaker 11:30am-12:00pm Chapter Membership Poster Voting 12:00pm Lunch (at the Fair) 1:00pm Fair Rides Open 1:00pm DECA Theme Speech Competition (open to spectators) 1:00 – 4:00 – Enjoy fair!

23 Fall Rally Competitions Georgia DECA will have 4 competitive events at the Fall Rally! Chapter T-shirt Design Chapter Brochure Chapter Membership Poster Individual DECA Theme Speech

24 1 Design Per Chapter: DIVISION CHAPTER T-SHIRT DESIGN, BROCHURE, AND POSTER EVENT AWARDS: 1ST PLACE- $150, Plaque & Georgia National Fair Ribbon 2ND PLACE- $100 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon 3RD PLACE- $75 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon 4TH PLACE- $50 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon 5TH PLACE- $25 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon 6TH-10TH PLACE- Georgia National Fair Ribbon Visual Appearance (20 points) 2. Creativity (20 points) 3. Use of Logo (20 points) 4. Overall Design (40 points)

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26 Year At A Glance SOCIALSFUNDRAISERCOMMUNITY SERVICE CONFERENCES/ FIELD TRIPS DECA Day at the Falcons – 9/30 Yankee Candles9/11DECA Fall Leadership – 11/1- 11/2 Stevi Bs Pizza –DECA Week Comm. Serv. Project DECA Rally –10/12 Cagles Corn Maze –date TBD Otis Spunkmeyer cookies sales Nursing Home visit - November Region Competition- 1/24/12 Halloween breakfast – 10/30 Adopt A Christmas State Competition- Holiday Party – 12/6 Nursing Home visit – February/March International Competition- Movie Night (Jan)March of Dimes walk - April Six Flags-4/26/12

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