Hello there! Thank you to those who showed up at our 2011 Spring Quarter Kickoff meeting. It was great seeing all the lovely faces, new and old. We hope to see you all at our second general meeting next week. But in the mean time, here is the weekly update. :]
Apply to be on CRC Davis Board 2011-2012 – Deadline: Tuesday, April 5th
Applications attached to the newsletters and uploaded onto the website. 12 Positions are open for you to get more involved and gain leadership experience
Rotary Japan Relief fund – at the General Meeting
Come and donate $2 to receive a bracelet that will go towards helping those affected by the Japan earthquake. Find an officer or donate at a general meeting. 100% of donations will go to the Rotary Japan Relief Fund.
Have anything to say or would like to be involved in our discussion processes? Attend a Board Meeting to experience the behind the scenes workings of Campus Rotaract!
Rotary International Convention – May 21st-25th @ New Orleans, Louisiana
The Rotary International Convention is a great opportunity too meet and network with Rotaractors and Rotarians from all over the world. It’s a great way to learn more about Rotary, worldwide service projects, and develop yourself into a better leader. The Rotary International Convention is the single best networking opportunity a young professional could have, as well as a mind-blowing eye-opener to the world of Rotary. Being at the RI Convention will really change your mindset about the international scale of Rotary. The convention is May 21-25, but it’s up to you how long you want to stay. If you’re interested in attending, more information can be found below. Please contact our president, Kristin Dang, at [email protected] if you have any questions or are interested in attending. We can help make hotel and other arrangements.
PRE-CONVENTION & CONVENTION DATES:
Pre-convention begins on Thursday, May 19th and runs until morning of Saturday, May 21st.
Rotary International Convention begins on Saturday May 21st and runs until Wednesday May 25th.
STEPS FOR REGISTERING FOR THE RI CONVENTION (via email):
1. Fill out the writable PDF that can be downloaded here.
– Be sure to select “Rotaractor” (category code “6”) when indicating your registration type in order to receive the Rotaract discount.
If you are interested in the social events, you can find out all about these events by checking out the schedule page of the Rotaract Pre-Convention site. Tickets generally end up selling out. So if you’re interested, do check them out.
If you have any questions about the convention or how to fill out the registration, or anything at all, please do not hesitate to contact Kristin. And feel free to tell anyone you think is interested in attending the convention.
SERVICE – Want to volunteer with us or have any questions?? email [email protected] !
Freakin’ Awesome Fridays – Friday, April 1st [4-6PM] @ Study Lounge at The Colleges (164 La Rue Rd.)
Help create, design, and build our Picnic Day decorations for our food booth. Our booth theme is Pac Man, so you know it’s going to be EPIC.
Time Off for Caregivers – Saturday, April 23rd [10AM-2PM] @ Davis Senior Center (646 A St)
Come bond with seniors at our local Senior Center while giving their caregivers a day off. Play games and hear crazy stories of the seniors’ interesting lives.
Davis Community Meals – Saturday, April 23rd [9AM-11AM;11AM-1PM] @ St. Martin’s Episcopal Church (640 Hawthorne Ln.)
Help prepare food for low-income and homeless individuals and families, set up the dining hall, serve meals, and clean up the kitchen and dining hall at the end of lunch. A great way to help and connect with our local community!
FINANCE – Shoot an e-mail to [email protected] for any questions regarding fundraisers and all that money business!
Mondavi Event – Friday, April 8th [5-10PM] @ Mondavi Center
Come help us work a few food booths and hear some great music from Yo-Yo Ma! If you’re over 21, we’d be greatly appreciative!
Relay for Life – April 9-10th [10:00AM-10:00AM] @ Aggie Football Stadium
It’s finally here, so be sure to signup if you haven’t already! Sign-Up Link
MEMBERSHIP – Want to meet new people and make some sweet friends?? Talk to [email protected]!
Relay for Life Team T-shirts – Friday, April 1st [4-6PM] @ Study Lounge at The Colleges (164 La Rue Rd.)
The theme this year for our Relay for Life team is going to be Superheroes! 😀 This is for the people that have officially signed up on either team to make team t-shirts. They will be $1. This is designed to be a team bonding activity before the actual day.
San Francisco Day Trip – Saturday, April 2nd [1PM] @ (meet at the tennis courts) San Francisco, CA
We will all caravan to San Francisco. We are going to walk part of the Golden Gate Bridge, eat dinner at Pier 39, a bonfire at the beach (if the weather permits it), and end it at the scenic viewpoint at Twin Peaks. Since we are leaving at 1pm please eat lunch before we leave. The cost will be $9 per person; this covers gas, toll and parking permits. Dinner is NOT included in the fee. It will be really fun! *Remember warm gear, i.e. warm coat with a hood, regardless how warm it says it will be in SF. There is a chance of showers so an umbrella is a good idea, too.
Relay for Life –April 9-10th [10AM-10AM] @ Aggie Stadium
Come out and have fun while supporting a great cause, cancer research. We have two teams. We are going to make team t-shirts. At the event, we will walk, play various board games, play on the grass, and have a lot of fun. There is also the opportunity to have Girls Scouts put people in jail as well as enjoying various shows and festivities put on by other clubs and associations.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Want to get started in the professional world?? Contact [email protected]!
Health Education Council Internship @ Luther Burbank School in Sacramento
This internship is for spring and/or summer. You work with the Food Justice afterschool and summer program, 4-6 hrs per week between the hours of 8 am- 5 pm. For spring quarter have to be able to volunteer on Tuesday or Thursday 3-5 PM. MUST have reliable transportation. Gain skills in youth development practices, curriculum development, and effective nutrition education.
For more info, contact Aly to schedule an interview at 916-556-3344 ext 125 or email [email protected].
Translational Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience Lab Internship @ UC Davis Imaging Research Center in UCD/MC in Sacramento
The internship looks at neural mechanisms that contribute to deficits in schizophrenia patients. Imaging techniques: fMRI, EEG, and behavioral tasks will be used to look at working memory and neural connectivity. Major: psychology, NPB with an interest in cognitive neuroscience, & computer science are encouraged to apply. 8 hours per week for 1 year.
For more info, contact Natalie at [email protected].
Spring Internship and Career Fair – Thursday, April 7th [10AM-2PM] @ ARC Pavilion
Looking for an internship? Graduating and needing a job? Come to the Internship and Career Fair next Thursday and continue your search there! Over 95 companies are registered to be looking for someone like you! Make sure you come ready with a resume and dress sharp. They are known to do on the spot interviews at the fair. Besides, you know you look good dressed up. 😉
Career Speed Dating – Wednesday, April 20th [4PM] @ Freeborn Hall
Speed dating for your career? Definitely. It’s just like speed dating, but for your career. Pick a table, move to the next when you hear the chime about 5 minutes later. Network and hear about internship opportunities! As always be prepared with a resume and look sharp. Opportunity favors the prepared.
PUBLICITY – Want to learn more?? Publicity would love to hear from you! E-mail [email protected]!
A-Frame Decorating – Thursday, March 31st [11AM-2PM] @ the quad
We need your help one more time finishing decorating the last of the A-frames. We are so close to finishing, please swing by if you have time!
2nd General Meeting – Tuesday, April 5th [6:10-7:00PM] @ Young 194
Want to get more involved on campus? Join us for service project, socials, fundraisers, professional development, entertainment and all that jazz. What more could you ask for? :]. Wear your T-shirts!