Club Updates

01.25.12 Update


PRESIDENT & VICE PRESIDENT – Talk to them by e-mailing [email protected] or [email protected] !

Board Meetings – Mondays, 7:10pm-8pm @ Moss Room in MU

Board meetings are open to the public. Come to learn more about upcoming events and be a part of the planning process.

Rotaract Mentor/Mentee Program

Interested in an opportunity that lets you connect with other members in Rotaract on a more personal level? We’ll pair upperclassmen with lowerclassmen to help us grow together as a club through mentorship, fellowship, and fun! If you did not fill out a survey at the general meeting, please download the survey here, fill it out, and email the updated PDF back to [email protected]. Thanks!

SERVICE – Want to volunteer with us or have any questions? email [email protected] !

Habitat for Humanity – Saturday, January 28th, 8:20am @ MU Tennis Courts

We will be helping to move construction equipment from storage units in Woodland (1520 E. Main Street, Woodland, CA) to a storage unit in West Sacramento. The event will last until approximately noon.

Pig Day Setup – Friday, February 3rd, 8:30am-1pm @ Davis Bike Museum in Central Park

Help inflate balloons for Pig Day!

Rotary Big Night – Saturday, February 4th, 4pm-10pm @ El Macero Country Club (44571 Clubhouse Drive, El Macero, CA)

Rotary Big Night is an annual gala dinner benefiting child abuse prevention programs. We will need four volunteers to help with setup from 4:00-5:00 PM, and one volunteer to help with the live auction from 7:30-10:00 PM. Dress code for the 7:30-10:00 PM shift is black and white attire, but dress comfortably. Dinner will be provided during the event.

FINANCE – Shoot an e-mail to [email protected] for any questions regarding fundraisers and all that money business!

Catering Event for Academic Retiree Emeriti Social and Lunch

This event has been canceled!  To those of you that signed up previously, thank you for your consideration anyway!

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Sale – Thursday, February 8th – Tuesday, February 14th @ The Silo

Come join us and bring your artistic skills to help us decorate and sell the most amazing cupcakes. Mark your calendars, spread the word and bring along your friends for these special treats!

MEMBERSHIP – Want to meet new people and make some new friends? Talk to [email protected] !

Board Game Night – Friday,  January 27th, 6pm @ Sam’s Apartment (Address TBA)

Enjoy a fun, social gathering where you can meet other Rotaractors. We’ll be playing board games and having a potluck! Bring something to share! To sign up to attend, please email Membership.

Winter Retreat – Friday,  February 17th – Sunday, February 19th @ South Lake Tahoe

Our annual trip to Tahoe is a must-come event! Our stay in Tahoe includes a cozy cabin, sight-seeing, meals, and, if you’re interested, skiing and snowboarding (which will cost extra). In the past, the cost of the trip has been about $55. All paid members will be given priority to join us on this exciting trip. Please let us know if you are interested and / or have questions!

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Want to get started in the professional world? Contact [email protected] !

Investment Banking Summer Analyst

To Apply: Go to, Aggie Job Link #734878

Working closely with a highly experienced team of professionals, you will learn how to collect company specific financial, operational and capital markets information, conduct industry research and perform detailed valuation analyses. For more information, visit

Jr. Specialist Position with UCD Department of Pathology @ UC Davis Medical Center, MIND Institute, Alzheimer’s Disease Center

The junior specialist will be mainly involved in management and maintenance of brain and tissue banks (i.e., postmortem human brain tissue, blood and DNA samples), as well as performing tissue-related technologies, under the supervision of Dr. Jin. To receive more information on how to apply, email Pro Dev.

Summer 2012 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Science and Engineering

Apply by February 15th, 2012
Positions available at Georgia Tech, University of Illinois, University of Minnesota, and more!

A student accepted as an REU works at one of the CCEFP (Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power)’s universities on a research project related to fluid power under the mentorship of a faculty advisor. Projects include computer-aided design, mathematical modeling, experimental testing, and project team meetings. In addition to this, the student will also receive a stipend of $4,500-$5,000! To receive more information on how to apply, email Pro Dev.

PUBLICITY – Want to learn more? Publicity would love to hear from you! E-mail [email protected] !

Freakin’ Awesome Friday: A-Frame Painting – Friday, January 27th, 4pm-6pm @ MU Flagpole

Help us paint a new A-Frame!

3rd General Meeting – Tuesday, January 31st, 6:10pm-7:00pm @ Olson 6

Join us next Tuesday to learn about new volunteering opportunities, fundraisers, and of course spending time with your fellow Rotaractors! :]

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HISTORIANS – Like taking pictures? E-mail [email protected] and let them know!

Pictures Online?

Curious about the pictures that have been taken at past events? Check out our Shutterfly at Pictures are updated weekly.

Got Pictures?

Took pictures at an event? Want to contribute to the Rotaract photo collections? Send us an email or find us after the meeting to arrange a way to get those pictures to us.

Membership Calendar

Want to find out what we have planned for you? Link the Campus Rotaract calendar with your own by adding [email protected] to your Google calendar to keep up-to-date with the latest events!

INTERNATIONAL CHAIR – Interested in our international service projects?  E-mail [email protected] !

International Project: Make Agent Orange History

We will be supporting non-governmental agencies who help fund early detection, prevention and education for the disabled. They also provide critical services to the poorest disabled children in Vietnam, including those affected by exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin. In addition, these agencies provide direct assistance to help those affected find jobs, attend school, and attain prosthetic devices.

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