Club Updates

02.07.2012 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

Sorry to those of you who showed up last Friday! This event will take place at a later time during the quarter.

Freakin’ Awesome Friday: Bracelet Making – Friday, February 10th, 4:00-6:00 PM @ the Student Community Center

Feeling crafty? Help us make some bracelets to raise awareness for our International Project, Make Agent Orange History! We’ll be giving these bracelets away during our Valentine’s Day Cupcake Sale.

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] !

Lovestruck 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! This event will be a potluck, so feel free to bring any snacks or homemade goodies to this event. If you have any romantic movies, please bring them for everyone’s consideration. Hope to see you all there! Attendees will be notified of the exact location, so stay tuned!

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 two nights in a cozy cabin, two breakfasts, a dinner, sledding in the snow, and all the fun and games you can imagine! The trip will cost $55. All paid members will be given priority to join us on this exciting trip. If you have not paid already, please be sure to pay during this week (call/text Sam at  (209) 581-5088 to arrange a time/place to pay trip cost), but no later than next week’s meeting on Tuesday! A few additional points to clear up: Please e-mail[email protected] if

  • You are interested in skiing or snowboarding. We will arrange for a group discount to either Heavenly or Kirkwood Ski Resort when we get enough members.
  • You can drive (and drivers are urgently needed!). You will be compensated for driving.
  • You have any kind of food allergy or are vegetarian, so that we can make the appropriate arrangements.
  • Details about things to bring on the trip will be e-mailed later once headcounts are finalized.

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

UC Davis Summer Internship in Environmental Toxicology Research – Apply by Friday, February 17th

To apply: Fill out an application here; submit an official transcript and two letters of recommendation
Students work full time in research labs on projects involving environmental toxicology, participate in lab research conferences, present written and oral reports on their work, attend seminars on special topics and receive independent study credit.

Genentech Summer Internship: Recovery Data Systems- Apply by Wednesday, February 15th

To Apply: Go to, Aggie Job Link #746796
The production facility makes pharmaceutical proteins using large-scale production techniques. The internship’s group supports the transfer, commercialization and technical stewardship of the manufacture process. Recommended for students majoring in the biological sciences, biochemical / chemical engineering, or chemistry.

Upcoming Informational Sessions

MillersCoors – Thursday, February 9th, 6:00 PM @ Haring 1227
MillersCoors will be hosting an information session to meet with and inform students of the internships they have available.

PepsiCo – Wednesday, February 15th, 6:30 PM @ Giedt 1006
PepsiCo will be hosting an information session for students interested in learning about positions. This is a great way to learn more about the company and its career opportunities, and to meet the recruiters. Refreshments will be served.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) – Thursday, February 16th, 6:30 PM @ Giedt 1003
Company representatives will speak about entry level positions for students interested in engineering and business opportunities.

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

A-Frame Painting

We’ll resume at a later time this quarter. Thanks to everyone who’s helped out so far!

5th General Meeting – Tuesday, February 14th, 6:10-7:00 PM @ Olson 6

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

Newsletter Listserv Sign-up Link

Have a friend who’s interested in learning more about Rotaract, but who hasn’t signed up for our listserv yet? Direct them to!

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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