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Updated January 2, 2019

red arrowJanuary is Membership Madness month!
Click here to download an information flyer from VA FCCLA.
Follow this link for a You Tube video from the VA FCCLA Vice President of Membership
: https://youtu.be/Ya9T2vNkn6Q 
Check out the resources and membership tool kit available from the national FCCLA organization: http://fcclainc.org/membership/

red arrowNew for the 2019 State Conference: Lip Sync Challenge!
This year Virginia FCCLA will be hosting its very own Lip Sync Challenge! Chapters can submit a one-minute video of their members lip syncing to any part of “We’re All In This Together” from High School Musical. Any chapter that is planning to attend state conference in April is eligible to participate. Videos must be submitted to this public Google folder (http://bit.ly/FCCLALipSync) by January 11 and your state officers will pick the winners at their winter meeting. The Middle School Runner Up, High School Runner Up, and Overall Winner will be announced at state conference and have their videos shown during a general session. Your state officers are looking forward to watching everyone’s creative video ideas and we hope to see you in April for our State Leadership and Recognition Conference!

red arrowPhotos from the 2018 College Days to "Say Yes to FCS" and to FCCLA!
Click here for photos from the 2018 "Say Yes to FCS" College Day events held in October at VA Tech, Bridgewater College, and Longwood University.

red arrowPhotos from FCCLA Day at the State Fair of Virginia

Click the logo for contest winners and photos from the 2018 FCCLA Day at the State Fair

red arrowCongratulations to Kennedy Strickler, 2018-19 FCCLA National President
In an exciting conclusion to a busy week of leadership training, competitive events, and networking at the 2018 National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Virginia FCCLA celebrated the election of Kennedy Strickler from Page County High School as the 2018-19 national president. Kennedy will lead the ten-member National Executive Council as they promote the organization and create leadership events for members across the nation. Kennedy served as the Virginia Association president in 2017-18.
Kennedy Maddie Letter Kenedy and Grace Kennedy aceptance speech

red arrowVirginia FCCLA 2018 Competitive Events National Winners and Program Award Winners
Click the red text to download a list of Virginia's Competitive Events and National Programs award recipients at the 2018 National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.
The 2018 National Competitive Events Medalists from Virginia
The 2018 National FCCLA Award Winners from Virginia


red arrowFundraising Opportunity
Henthorn & Associates is partnering with Virginia FCCLA to help local chapters meet their fundraising needs. Be sure to contact Bill Henthorn to customize a fundraising program to support local chapter service learning projects and to support student leaders in attending state and national conferences. Check his website for more information: http://www.henthornfundraising.com/about-us.html

red arrowSee the Virginia FCCLA "Say Yes to FCS" Initiative
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Click the logo for resources and information to promote careers in FCS. Let's keep our profession strong!