Election Ballot for 2016-2017 Officers

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Please use the following link to access the 2016-2017 PTK-BOO officer election ballot. http://goo.gl/forms/SnPDBtRfPv  Voting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016. The ballot will be available until Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.  Please be sure to submit your votes within this time frame.

Each candidate has provided a brief biography and their interest in becoming a leader of BOO.  Please select a candidate for each position listed.  Your votes are kept anonymous; however, the chapter advisors must verify PTK-BOO membership by collecting your myTyler username.  Voter information will be deleted once membership is verified to guarantee anonymity.

If you have any questions about voting, please contact Ms. Gonzalez at mgonzalez@jtcc.edu.

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Last Members’ Meeting and End of Year Party

partyPlease join the BOO chapter for our final spring 2016 meeting/end of year party.  The last meeting is on Friday, April 29th at 3:30 p.m. in the T-building, room T218. This meeting will wrap up all spring 2016 business and announce the officers for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Refreshments will be provided by the chapter.  Please come to have a slice of pizza and chat with your fellow members.  The chapter will also start brainstorming for the fall 2016 semester!

Any last minutes questions about graduation?  Mrs. Gonzalez will go over all the appropriate PTK regalia that you can wear to celebrate commencement!

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Supply Drive and Thank you Notes for Our Troops, April 18-29

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Thank You Notes and Supplies for Our Troops! April 18th – 29th, 2016 2nd floor of Hamel Hall

Join PTK’s BOO chapter in collecting items for our troops serving overseas:

  • Baby wipes (moist towelettes)
  • Feminine products
  • Hand/foot warmers
  • Face tissue
  • Foot powder
  • Chewing gum, breath mints
  • Lip balm, chapstick
  • Tooth brushes
  • Tooth paste
  • Deodorant (solid only)
  • Non-aerosol shaving cream
  • Q-tips

In addition to the toiletry donations, please take the time to sign a thank you card to include in the care packages.  Donations will be sent to the Blue Star Families of Richmond.  This organization will help to find the troops that are in need of care packages and ship the packages on BOO’s behalf.  You can find information on the Blue Star Families at http://www.bluestarrichmond.org/.

For questions or more information about this program, please contact Molli Gonzalez at mgonzalez@jtcc.edu.

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Officer Nominations for Elections Due on 4/19/16

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2016-2017 Officer Nominations and Elections

If you are interested in becoming an officer for the 2016-2017 school year, please send Ms. Gonzalez an official nomination via email by Tuesday, April 19th.  Within your nomination, please provide a brief biography about yourself to include with the ballot.  We want members to know more about candidates, so please provide whatever information you are comfortable sharing with the entire BOO chapter. Elections will run via online voting from Monday, April 25th – Thursday, April 28th.  The officers will be announced at the meeting on Friday, April 29th.  If you would like more information on the different positions available and the responsibilities for each position, please refer to the BOO by laws.

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I Love JTCC

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The annual spring picnic, I Love JTCC, will be held on April 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Hamel hall, H109.  This is great opportunity for PTK-BOO to showcase our organization and share information on how to become a member.

If you would like to register to help with this event please visit the following Doodle poll to mark your availability for I Love JTCC: http://doodle.com/poll/qk6e4yvuwdbcub9m.

Remember, if you volunteer 5 hours with PTK-BOO, the chapter will purchase a golden PTK tassel for you to wear with your graduation regalia!

For any questions about this event, please contact Molli Gonzalez at mgonzalez@jtcc.edu.

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Fool for Art, April 16th!

Fool for Art

Fool for Art is right around the corner!  On April 16th, the community will converge on the Midlothian campus for a day of art, crafts, fun, and foolery.  PTK-BOO does our part by working in the Art of Learning tent, a place for children of all ages to come to learn from Tyler students, faculty, and staff with different hands-on activities and programs.  PTK-BOO will join with the Tau Rho chapter to help visitors create their own pinback buttons at the Bright as a Button table.  This is a great way to meet fellow PTK members and help Tyler and Phi Theta Kappa with community outreach and engagement.

If you would like to help with this event, please sign up for whatever time that you have available (1 hour increments) using the following Doodle poll: http://doodle.com/poll/vm27vb9rs7rfe9cp.  The event is on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the Midlothian campus grounds. If you sign up to help by Friday, March 25th,  you will receive a link to vote for the PTK t-shirt that will be provided to all BOO members who participate in Fool for Art. Please note that the shirt with most votes will be what is ordered for everyone. Voting will end on Sunday, March 27th to have shirts ordered in time for the event.

Remember, once you have volunteered 5 hours with PTK-BOO, the chapter will purchase a golden PTK tassel for you to wear with your regalia at graduation!

If you have any questions about volunteering for this event, please contact Molli Gonzalez at mgonzalez@jtcc.edu.

 

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Supply Drive for the Troops, March 14 – 18

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Thank You Notes and Supplies for Our Troops! March 14th – 18th, 2016 2nd floor of Hamel Hall

Join PTK’s BOO chapter in collecting items for our troops serving overseas:

  • Baby wipes (moist towelettes)
  • Feminine products
  • Hand/foot warmers
  • Face tissue
  • Foot powder
  • Chewing gum, breath mints
  • Lip balm, chapstick
  • Tooth brushes
  • Tooth paste
  • Deodorant (solid only)
  • Non-aerosol shaving cream
  • Q-tips

In addition to the toiletry donations, please take the time to sign a thank you card to include in the care packages.  Donations will be sent to the Blue Star Families of Richmond.  This organization will help to find the troops that are in need of care packages and ship the packages on BOO’s behalf.  You can find information on the Blue Star Families at http://www.bluestarrichmond.org/.

For questions or more information about this program, please contact Molli Gonzalez at mgonzalez@jtcc.edu.

 

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Commit to Complete

 
COmmit to CompleteHelp PTK-BOO spread the word about the importance of completing what you have started here at John Tyler.  BOO’s annual Commit to Complete campaign will be held on Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the lobby of the T-building on the Midlothian campus.

If you would like to help the chapter, come to speak with fellow students about the importance of completing your education and provide resources to help anyone facing life’s barriers that may be hindering their progress through school.  Anyone willing to pledge to complete their educational goals will be treated to hot chocolate by BOO!

BOO members interested in volunteering for this event should sign-up on the doodle poll to mark your availability.  http://doodle.com/poll/98gvt2hkvcwi8epk

Please contact Ms. Gonzalez for more information.  mgonzalez@jtcc.edu

 

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Blood Drive 1/21/16

VA Blood Services logoJoin PTK-BOO for our blood drive with the Virginia Blood Services on January 21, 2016 in Hamel hall, H109 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration will be held outside of the Midlothian library January 13 – 20th or you can register online at https://vadonor.org.

Participants will receive a coupon for a free small cup of yogurt from Sweet Frog.  For questions, please contact Ms. Gonzalez (mgonzalez@jtcc.edu) or Dr. Kaplan (rkaplan@jtcc.edu).

 

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Please join PTK-BOO and the History Club in collecting food to help JTCC families this Thanksgiving.

Help by donating canned foods and non-perishable items:

  • Canned vegetables/fruits
  • Boxed stuffing
  • Packaged cookies/treats
  • Instant potatoes
  • Canned gravy or gravy mix

Drop-off items in the box outside library in  Hamel or E320 in Eliades Hall.

Donations will be accepted until Friday, 11/20/15

Know of a deserving family in need– including your family?

Please contact Sandra Kirkland at skirkland@jtcc.edu to nominate a family or yourself!

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