Club Updates

01.31.2012 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.

Luna Vista Rotary Village Harvest – Saturday, February 11th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meet at the U-Mall at 9:30 am

Help the Luna Vista Rotary Club pick tangelos from an orchard in Winters that will be donated to a local food bank!

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] !

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!

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

Decoration Dates: Thursday, February 9th, 4:00-6:00 PM / Sunday, February 12th, 12:00-2:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM, and 4:00-6:00 PM / Monday, February 13th, 4:00-5:30 PM and 5:30-7:00 PM @ The Silo Cabernet Room
Sale Dates: Friday, February 10th / Monday, February 13th / Tuesday, February 14th
Shifts from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 12:00-2:00 PM, and 2:00-4:00 PM each day

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!

Relay for Life – Saturday, April 14th – Sunday, April 15th
Team Name:
Campus Rotaract Club of Davis

Join our Relay for Life team today! Cost to register this quarter is $10, but will go up to $15 in spring quarter.

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

Movie Night – Friday, February 10th, 6:00 PM @ Sam’s Apartment (sign up to receive address)

Come enjoy a night of films dedicated to the season of love in honor of Valentine’s Day! We’ll be watching romantically-themed movies as voted by those who attend.

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] !

Summer Internship at Genentech: Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology
South San Francisco Location

The internship will involve development of biochemical assays to address mechanistic-based questions, mammalian cell culture, Western blots, immunoprecipitations, transfections; and weekly presentation of data to a small group. For more information, email Pro Dev.

Jackie Speier Spring Internship Session – Apply by Friday, February 17th
San Mateo (around San Jose)

Congresswoman Speier’s internship program offers a unique opportunity to learn about the functions of the House of Representatives and the Congresswoman’s work in representing the 12th Congressional District of California. For more details on how to apply, email Pro Dev.

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Research Internship

Current projects are investigating congenital neuronal-muscle disorders and muscular dystrophy. Student will assist with research using molecular biology and biochemical techniques including PCR, DNA sequencing, DNA purification, gel electrophoresis, bacteria growth and protein analysis. For more details on how to apply, email Pro Dev.

Guest Speaker: Bud Wolf – Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 after our General Meeting
Olson 6

Come hear Rotarian Bud Wolf speak about the Rotary Club of Davis’s Child Abuse Prevention Program.

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

Freakin’ Awesome Friday: A-Frame Painting, Part 2 – Friday, February 3rd, 4:00-6:00 PM
Meet at the MU Flagpole

Help us paint a new A-Frame!

4th General Meeting – Tuesday, January 31st , 6:10-7:00 PM @ Olson 6

Come to learn more about future events, service opportunities, and other exciting things coming up!

Exclusive One Day Only T-shirt Sale

At our next general meeting (details above) we will be selling this year’s Rotaract T-shirt (click here for design) by The Imaginary Zebra for a discounted prices of $10 for paid members, and $12 for unpaid members. Pick one up if you haven’t already!

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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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