04.19.2016 UPDATE

Hello everyone! If you missed the meeting (every week on Tuesday from 7:10 – 8:00 PM in Giedt 1002), you can sign up for events through the links in this newsletter.

Interested in learning more about a directorship or want to help out? Join a COMMITTEE! Sign up HERE and we will contact you!
Remember to join our Facebook group!

The Rotaract Board of Directors dressed up as Disney characters at tonight’s general meeting! This marks the beginning of the rewards that the club earned (by raising a specific amount of money at the Board Auction last quarter)! Come out to the general meetings to get in on the fun; a few of the things we’re doing include bringing baked goods, dancing to “Daddy” by Psy, and playing Egg Russian Roulette! Hope to see you next Tuesday!

The Campus Rotaract Club of Davis Scholarship is now available here. It is open to all current paid members of the organization. We are awarding one (1) $250 scholarship (subject to change). If you have any questions, please contact Regina Mayta at vicepresident@crcdavis.org. The recipient of the reward will be announced toward the end of spring quarter. You will be notified once your application has successfully been received, and an interview will be scheduled for later in the quarter. Please fill out the application to the best of your ability and submit it by 11:59pm on Sunday, May 1st.

Sign up for ASSASSINS here! One sentence description: Kill or be killed. More details and rules are on the Facebook group. Deadline to sign up is Friday!

FRIDAY, 4/22
FAF: Baby Packs, 4PM-6PM, TBD
Our first FAF of the quarter will be baby packs! Come out to help us hand sew baby bibs and caps for our Baby Packs project, which is to put together care packages for mothers with newborns in third-world countries.

SATURDAY, 4/23
Can Run, Time and Location TBA
The Cannery project that we helped out during Fall is partnered with the Yolo Food Bank, and we are helping them out with their first annual race event that will benefit the Davis School Foundation (a 501c3 organization that raises funds to support all public schools in Davis). Rides will be provided.
SIGN UP HERE

SUNDAY, 4/24
Stride for Aggie Pride, Shifts included in sign up link, UC Davis

Let’s help out the runners at Stride for Aggie Pride!
SIGN UP HERE

SUNDAY, 4/24
Potluck, 7PM, Nand’s Apt at Fountain Circle

POT LUCK! Bring food! Let’s all eat together and have a family dinner! More details to come.

MONDAY, 4/25
Board Meeting, 10PM, 2nd Floor of the MU

Come out to the Board of Directors’ weekly board meeting! If you have applied for a board position for next year, it is especially helpful to come find out what exactly we do and how we conduct club business!

TUESDAY, 4/26
Habit Burger Fundraiser, 4PM-9PM, The Habit
Come show your support at the Habit Burger after next week’s general meeting! All proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life. We have to show a physical flyer to the cashier, so please grab one at the meeting or print your own off of our Facebook page!

FRIDAY, 4/29
Mondavi: Cecile McLorin Salvante, 4:40PM-9PM, The Mondavi Center
It’s time once again to break out your black slacks and white button ups for a fun night selling concessions at the Mondavi Center!
SIGN UP HERE

SATURDAY, 4/30SUNDAY, 5/1
Relay for Life, Russell Field
Join us for 24 hours of fun at Russell Field to CELEBRATE the lives of those who have battled cancer, REMEMBER loved ones lost to the disease, and to FIGHT BACK against a disease that takes too much.
Instructions on sign-up:
Sign up for a team. Choose between “Rotaract 1”, “Rotaract 2”, or “Rotaract 3.” Each participant pays $10, which will go to American Cancer Society.
SIGN UP HERE

SATURDAY, 5/7
District BBQ, 1PM, Redwood Park Davis, CA

This BBQ will serve as a fundraiser for next year’s District Council and their projects. In the past, they have hosted various socials to subsidize Big West Conference costs for attendees. As such, we are asking for $10 from every attendee. Rotaractors and Rotarians will come together to eat, share stories, and play some board games and sports.
Keep your morning for the toughest projects. If you have class in the mornings, try to do homework as soon as you get home. It’ll help free up your evenings and avoid procrastination!
Be a PAID MEMBER or BUY A SHIRT! Find a Finance director (Stephanie or Kaylee) at the meeting to pay. Shirts are $15 and membership is $20 for one whole year!

This year’s shirt! What screams “Davis” more than a squirrel on a bike?

How the point system works for membership: You get one point for every event you go to, and an additional point for every hour of service completed. So if you attend an event at the Mondavi Center, you receive 1 point. Working there for four hours means an additional 4 points for a total of 5 points!

ONE POINT: Rotaract Red
• Eligible for weekly raffle
• Eligible to apply for a Board of Director position in the future
• Personal Resume and Interview help
• Invitation to End-of-Quarter Members only social
TEN POINTS: Silver Level
• Lapel Pin
• Guaranteed Spot to Winter Retreat

FIFTY POINTS: Platinum Level
• Certificate of Accomplishment
• Recognition of Achievement in end of the quarter slideshow
• Special Surprise! (TBA at a later time)

Join a COMMITTEE! Learn about the ins and outs of a directorship (or all six) and work closely with the director(s).  You will be able to gain experience, offer suggestions, and even run your own events. Sign up HERE and we will contact you!


Join a FAMILY! We’ll put you in a family with other members and you will get to know everyone better, go to events together, and try to get more points than other families! Sign up HERE.


WEEKLY SELFIE CHALLENGE:Take a selfie with whatever/whoever we choose that week and post it on the Facebook group or Instagram. Remember to tag us on Instagram @davisrotaract so we see it! Winners will be chosen weekly and will win a prize! Winners must be present at the meeting to receive the prize.


SUGGESTION OX: Have suggestions or comments? Send them to us HERE. All responses are anonymous.

For information on the club, who we are, and the board of directors,check out our website!
Join our FACEBOOK group to see updates, reminders, and to post your own questions or suggestions! Post your weekly #selfiechallenge submissions in the group so we can all see your pictures!
Follow us on Instagram for pictures of events and to see what our weekly Selfie Challenge submissions! Take a selfie with whatever/whoever we choose and post it on Facebook or Instagram! Make sure to tag @davisrotaract!
Follow us on Twitter!
We’re on Tumblr! Check us out for even more pictures and posts!
President | Ellen Davis

Vice President | Regina Mayta
vicepresident@crcdavis.org

Finance | Stephanie Yu & Kaylee Schukei
finance@crcdavis.org

Service | Brian Trat & Bryant Tran
service@crcdavis.org

Membership | Jorge Lopez & Nand Mahasuwan
membership@crcdavis.org

Professional Development | Joanne Chan & Arthur Chitpedakorn
prodev@crcdavis.org

Publicity | Melanie Chew & Rachel Bomactao
publicity@crcdavis.org

Historian | Rebecca Caabay-Lainez
historians@crcdavis.org

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