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The Lunch Committee: Determinations and Goals
By Kiro Kiruza / Sunday, July 1st, 2006 / O'Henry High School

For this weekend's assignment, the Documentary Committee decided to cover the goals and determinations of various individuals at the July 1 rehearsal. I was running a tad bit late, so I had thought someone had taken the group whom I really wanted to interview since last week - the selfless people and parents who provided us with applauds and yummy lunches over the past two weekends at the O'Henry High School in west Chelsea. They are the encouraging and smiling faces of the Lunch Committee.

When I ran down to the cafeteria, I breathed a sigh of relief when I saw that no one had started interviewing members down there as of yet. The place was practically empty except for the Lunch Committee setting up the brown bag lunches and drinks for the hard working and hungry SGI members who would flood into the cafeteria in a few minutes.

Here are some of the Goals and Determinations of the Lunch Committee and the early birds in the cafeteria:

Maxine - "To have at least 10 members from my youth division to meet their SGI goals."

Jacqueline - "To have more young people from our Brooklyn Division to become SGI members."

Norma - "To bring 3 kids to more SGI meetings and to chant harder."

Donna - "To have at least 3,000 youths from our Division cheering and being joyful at the festival."

Robert - "For further developing our youths. Fill up Avery Fisher Hall. And have it become a milestone for Kosen Rufu."

Wendy - "To reunite with my daughter."

Barbara - "To have our Park Slope Brooklyn chapter to have at least 150 guests."

Lawrence - "To be a better person and to achieve goals."

Mike - "Getting everything done and ready for the concert. And getting more people into drumming."

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