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!
Attention graduating seniors! If you are attending the End of the Year Banquet and wish to be recognized and honored at this event, please fill out the Senior Send Off form, so we may give you the proper goodbye you deserve. Deadline to fill it out is Friday, May 6th at 11:59PM.
Show off your Rotaract pride at graduation with our stoles! They’ll be sold for $20 each and distributed at the End of the Year Banquet. If you’d like one, please let Kaylee or Stephanie know.
SELFIE CHALLENGE: This week’s selfie challenge is Mother’s Day! Take a selfie with your mom, grandma, aunt, or any other mother figure in your life and post it on FB, Instagram (tag @davisrotaract and #selfie challenge), or send it to [email protected].
TUESDAY, 5/3 Buddy Workout, 8:30 PM, ARC
It’s MAY! Come and work out! Midterms and Finals are going to get hectic, so come relieve some stress and work out. This is a great way to end the quarter, by treating your body with a nice workout and going through some pain with a friend!
FRIDAY, 5/6 FAF: Baby Packs, 4PM-6PM, Wellman 106
FAF is back this week with Baby Packs! We’re going to continue sewing baby bibs and caps for care packages being sent to mothers with newborns in Brazil. If you don’t know how to sew, don’t worry, we got you!
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. Please RSVP below by Thursday, May 5th at 11:59PM! RSVP HERE
MONDAY, 5/9 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, 5/10 Pocky Stick Making, 4PM, Kaylee’s Apt at Tanglewood
Come help coat some pretzel rods in chocolate and decorate them with us to sell for a fundraiser! We’ll be making them before the general meeting. You can take the M or W Unitrans line from campus if you bus!
WEDNESDAY, 5/11–FRIDAY, 5/13 Pocky Stick Sales, 10AM-3PM hourly shifts, MU Tables
Sign up for a shift or two to help sell the delicious pocky sticks we made, while hanging out with some of your favorite people! SIGN UP HERE
SATURDAY, 5/21 Rotary BBQ, Hourly shifts 11AM-8PM, Central Park Davis
Hey everyone! One of our biggest service events is coming up! The annual Rotary Barbecue in Central Park, hosted by the Davis Rotary Clubs and the Campus Rotaract Club, is a major fundraiser for the youth groups in Davis. There will be many time shifts, each one having different types of jobs such as setting up, working at stations, serving food, and cleaning up. Volunteers are required to work a minimum of two hours, but volunteers who work three or more hours get a free meal! Please wear your Rotaract shirt if you have one 🙂 Rides will be provided. SIGN UP HERE
If you have any website design experience or are interested in design and event planning, the ME/SA Program at UCD is hiring a Student Assistant! Position will be on campus for 7 hours a week with flexible hours. Pay: $9.50/hr
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.