Across the state, training workshops are quickly approaching, if not already underway. Be sure to check your Washington Region and know when yours are coming up.
And bear in mind that your regional director (located respectively at the top of each region's page) would probably appreciate a quick e-mail so they have an early headcount.
Instant Challenge Workshop
The Olympic Region is running an Instant Challenge Workshop on February 1 that is open to teams from all regions.
[Excerpt] "The Instant
Challenge Workshop is an opportunity to prepare your team for the “Top Secret”
Instant Challenge portion of the Destination ImagiNation ®
competition. Teams will travel from room
to room practicing various types of Instant Challenges. Each team will participate in up to 7
challenges and have 2 breaks. The
challenges will be scheduled in 20 minute blocks. On this day, and this day only, the teams
will be given feedback by the appraisers.
This is a tremendous opportunity… don’t let it pass you by."
Thanks to your support this past year, DISC will once again offer up to $10,000 in creativity and volunteerism scholarships to deserving candidates. DISC will also fund the DI Valedictorian and DI Scholar Awards, a tradition begun in 2012.
This past year, the Scholarship Committee reviewed applications (Marketing, Tool Challenge and Founder’s Award entries) from 16 states and 1 Canadian Province. In addition to the $2,000 awarded to the DI Valedictorian and DI Scholars, we awarded $10,250 in creative entry scholarships and... Click through to read more...
Registration Link Fixed
If you recently had trouble with the Team Registration form download button, (on the Registration page), you'll be happy to hear the link has been fixed.
Special thanks to Marcia Rubenstein for catching it! If you notice something too, just let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get right on it.
Technical Challenge Presentation Available
We have a presentation on the technical challenge, created by Andy Loftis, available for those who wish to view it. Just click on the image to download the PDF file.
Alternatively, if you wish to download the actual PowerPoint file (requires PowerPoint), click here.
W.I.N. Named One of the Top-Rated Nonprofits of 2013
Thanks to all of the amazing work done by our volunteers and participants (especially those who offered up glowing reviews) the Washington Imagination Network has been declared a Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits.org.
No need to stop there though. Reviews are accepted all-year-round and with plenty of positive buzz, we can show the whole world the power and importance of creativity.
We thank you all, and look forward to all the incredible things you have in store for the coming year!
W.I.N. on the Combined Federal Campaign
We are pleased to announce that the Washington Imagination Network is now an option for donations to the Combined Federal Campaign for 2013. The only areas that can donate this year are the Greater Olympic Peninsula, CFC and the CFC of Island County.
Our donation ID number is 62566.
If you are a federal employee, please consider donating to Destination Imagination.
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