New Berlin Eisenhower DECA Holds Successful Miracle Minute!

Kate Martino │ New Berlin Eisenhower DECA │ Chapter President    New Berlin Eisenhower Homecoming MDA Miracle Minute New Berlin Eisenhower DECA is excited to share the success of our MDA Miracle Minute. Myself, Kate Martino, and the rest of our officer team, Ben Schaefer, Justin Choy, and Ben Kizaric worked together to plan this event for our chapter. On September 29, 2017, our chapter held a Miracle Minute during our exciting Homecoming Football Game. This special game usually ...

Sun Prairie DECA’s Work Hard for Trick or Can Success

Erin McNaughton │ Sun Prairie DECA 2017 Trick Or Can Recap   Community service is a cornerstone of Sun Prairie DECA’s mission. As a chapter, we have worked extremely hard to grow our presence in the Sun Prairie community and we see the good in doing good. In support of our community we run several events, from our Friday Family Fun Nights to our Entrepreneurship Kids Camp. We are always on the go! Trick or Can is one of our favorite events here at Sun Prairie DECA, and ...

DeForest DECA’s Haunted House Raises Over $1,000 for MDA

Audrey Williams │ DeForest DECA Chapter Highlight - DeForest DECA Haunted House   On October 28, DeForest DECA hosted our annual haunted house to raise money for MDA. The Haunted House is one of the largest and most time-consuming events we put on each year, but it also always has the potential to be the most fun and rewarding. In the months leading up to the event, our leadership team planned the layout for optimal spookiness and went around to local businesses collecting spons ...

Arrowhead DECA Spreads Fall Cheer With Pumpkin Creations

Della Gehring │ Arrowhead DECA │ President   Arrowhead DECA Pumpkin Paintings   It’s that time of the year again with leaves falling, temperature dropping, and Arrowhead DECA’s annual pumpkin painting community service event! Every year, DECA hosts a pumpkin painting competition where members can compete in various categories such as “Spookiest Pumpkin,” “Most Creative,” and “Deca-iest.” Arrowhead DECA goes one step further and donates the painted pump ...

DC Everest Junior DECA Creating Limitless Opportunities

Alyssa Peterson│DC Everest Junior DECA Creating Limitless Opportunities! With two months of school, DC Everest’s Junior DECA program is up and fully running. Our junior members meet every other week during ELT (extended learning time). In these meetings, our members have been busy planning how to have a limitless year.  Our DECA team completed DECA’s October monthly challenge to create a video of our newest members. The 8th graders worked together to produce our video as our you ...

Arrowhead DECA Fund Raiser Hawkfest is Huge Success

Emily Chu│Arrowhead DECA Arrowhead DECA Hawkfest Fundraising and Community Event On September 22, 2017, Arrowhead DECA put on a festival known as Hawkfest from 4-8 pm. Our chapter has done Hawkfest for many years, and it has become a popular tradition. Hawkfest is a festival in which there are inflatables, carnival games, business sponsor booths, live music, food, and different interactive activities. This year our DECA chapter raised over $27,000 in sponsorship money to run Hawkfest. W ...

DeForest DECA Creates New Program, M&M’s for MDA

Sydney Shortreed│DeForest DECA │Vice President of Brand Management DeForest DECA’s M&Ms For MDA This past summer, the local dollar store in DeForest decided to sell full size M&Ms and other various candies for $1 and then donate the candy to DeForest Area High School for DeForest DECA to sell. The community purchased well over a thousand M&Ms for our chapter to have. At first we were overwhelmed with the vast amount of boxes filled with various types of M&Ms and Snickers ...

Sun Prairie DECA’s Tips on Planning Community Service Events

  Kaitey Crosby │ Sun Prarie DECA │ VP of Competitive Excellence Planning a Community Service Event - Sun Prairie DECA Sun Prairie DECA has had many community service activities this month. From Trick-or-Can, powderpuff football and volleyball, and MDA miracle minutes, it can be said that our chapter has been pretty busy when it comes to giving back. Because we’ve been so busy, we have picked up on many tips and tricks when it comes to planning community service events, and I’l ...

Superior DECA Raises Funds for Twin Cities Colon Cancer Coalition

Jessica Kimmes│Superior DECA│Junior Superior DECA Puts Their Rear In Gear In Order to Help Out   Superior DECA couldn’t be any more excited about the amount of success of their annual tailgate football fundraiser, which all proceeds benefited the Twin Cities Colon Cancer Coalition. Sarah Cannon, senior and community service officer for Superior, worked extremely hard for months prior to the tailgate event. Sarah Cannon not only worked extremely hard, she also had a personal conn ...

Oregon DECA Shares Social Media Ideas for Community Service Events

Anna Michalski/Oregon DECA/VP of Professional Development Social Media Use for Community Service Events   Community service is one of the most fun and rewarding aspects about DECA. It’s a great way to meet new people, bond with your team, and give back to those who need it most. Social media is a great tool for all DECA chapters to use in conjunction with their community service events. A crucial aspect of any community service event are volunteers. Recruiting volunteers can some ...

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