Club Updates

10/6/2009 Update

Welcome Rotaractors!

Hey Guys!

This is Tommy here to give you all an update of our upcoming events! This newsletter is to follow up on our second general meeting (10/6/09) and any extra information you guys might want. For everyone who could not make it to our meeting, this is a great way to keep track of our events and get more information about each event. Before getting down to business, I would like to remind everyone that our general meeting location has changed! From now on, our GENERAL MEETINGS will take place every Tuesday at 6:10pm in Young 194 (it’s a different room from last week).



District Conference

Saturday, 10/17/2009; 10:30AM-4:00PM, Giedt Hall @ UCD

Our annual District Conference! Participate in workshops, games, and free food! The entire event is free to participate as well. Recommended to attend if planning on applying for Director of Publicity.

Director of Publicity Opening
DUE DATE: Tuesday, 10/13/09 @ our General Meeting in Young 194

Applications were available at our 2nd general meeting. If you wish to apply and would like an application, e-mail [email protected] for an electronic copy. Both paper copies or email submissions are acceptable. APPLICATIONS DUE ON 10/13/09 BY 11:59PM.



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

NeighborWoods Tree Planting
Saturday, 10/10/2009; 9:00AM-12:00PM, Meet at Caravaggio Dr. and Bernini St.

Ten volunteers needed. Please arrive promptly at 9:00 for the demonstration planting and plan to stay until the end. Wear sturdy shoes and long pants, as tree planting can be muddy. Tree Davis will provide tools, but you may bring your own shovel and gloves if desired. Tree plantings are rain or shine, so please wear sunscreen or rain gear as necessary. You also get a free T-shirt, so indicate your preferred size when signing up for this event. Refreshments provided.


Dog & Jog

Saturday, 10/10/2009; 6:00AM-12:00PM, UCD Vet Med Campus

          Help out dogs and their owners stay in shape for this 5-10K run! Free stuff, goodies, and an Animal Health and Craft Fair afterwards!

WAPI Build Day

Saturday, 10/24/2009; 11:00AM-2:00PM, UCB Campus

Help Cal Rotaract build WAPIs – little devices to help those in third world countries determine if their water is clean and safe to drink! Rides provided.       


Operation Christmas Child Committee Meetings
Tuesdays, 9:00A-10:00AM, Griffin Lounge @ the MU (Memorial Union)

Does this sound cool? You bet it does! Get directly involved in organizing our participation with Operation Christmas Child. **Leadership opportunity**


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

China Lunch Catering
Friday, 10/9/09; 11:30AM-3:00PM, ARC Ballroom Kitchen

 This event involves catering and serving to guests. Email [email protected] about dress code!

China Reception – 1 spot left!
Friday, 10/9/09; 2:00PM-9:00PM, Freeborn Hall

Same guidelines as above event!

Free Car Wash with Rotaract
Sunday, 10/25/09; 10:00AM – 2:00PM, Savemart Parking lot by Anderson & Covell

Come raise funds for our club by helping us out at our car wash! Funds are raised on a donation basis. Bring your cars too!


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

Davis Rotaract Night Out BBQ/ Potluck
Sunday, 10/11/2009; 5:00PM, @ The Colleges across from the ARC

A BBQ with fellow Rotaractors beginning at 5 P.M.  Bring your favorite food dish to share and have a good time! Boardgames and music will be provided.

Davis Commons Sponsor/ Sponsoree Outing
Friday, 10/16/2009; 6:00PM – 8:00PM, Davis Commons, corner of 1st St. and Richard’s Blvd.

An opportunity for the sponsors and sponsorees to get to know one another; will begin with an ice breaker, then sponsor and sponsoree are free to eat, drink, and mingle amongst themselves.

Woodland Corn Maze
Saturday, 10/17/2009; 6:00PM, Woodland Corn Maze, County Rd. 103 and East Main St.

Pair Up Sponsor/ Sponsorees in small groups including other members and Berkeley Rotaract to get lost in the “haunted” corn maze and find your way out. Regroup by 10 PM to rendezvous at Davis In-N-Out. (Rides will be arranged).

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

3rd General Meeting

Tuesday, 10/13/09; 6:10PM, Young 194 (same time, different room!)

Come learn more about future events, service opportunities, and other exciting things coming up! Watch for a possible guest speaker!

T-Shirt Design Contest!

Design a T-shirt that represents our club theme – Making Connections. Make it about connecting with the world and people around you! More details to come soon, so stay tuned.

Winner gets to get a free shirt and a MYSTERY prize!

For details of the T-Shirt Design Contest,click here.

What to Look Forward to:

More fun service events, fundraisers, career-building and professional development activities and even a tour of the Jelly Belly Factory!


Do you want to become a member of the Campus Rotaract Club of Davis?! Pay the membership dues at the low low price of 8 dollars! We offer many benefits to our full-fledged paid members, such as getting a FREE Rotaract lapel pin, getting our shirts at discounted prices, applying to be a future officer, and much much more. BUT! Even if you haven’t paid the dues, we definitely and warmly welcome you to join us at any of our upcoming events. For more information, contact our lovely Membership officers, Katie and Stacy, at [email protected]

ALSO! Join our Facebook Group! Look up Campus Rotaract Club of Davis and keeping checking for any updates we’ve got for you.

Thank you again for your interest in the Campus Rotaract Club of Davis!
Rotaract <3s You!

All the best,
CRC Davis Board