Club Updates

Fall 2020 Week 5 Update

Here is the link to the recording of our 4th general meeting! We will not be having the general club meeting but the general meeting zoom link will be open on Tuesday (11/3) for people to hang out or destress about the election. Those who join the zoom meeting will also have a chance to participate in the President’s Raffle. Regardless, please stay safe!
https://ucdavis.zoom.us/rec/share/bytF7oGZdGAe_lBCww9dxyVi7BQdbpgXyGfoQ1JsJKnmcqHDAkPqx6yni-p7mIHX.dfpD9NgWhLAc7pvs

Welcome to Rotaract!! For those of you who had a chance to attend one of our weekly meetings, we hope you had a good time! Here is the form to become a member (and get a shirt)!
Join Big West Rotaract at Rotary Institute Zones 26 & 27. 

The Big West Rotaract Conference 2020 is going virtual and merging with Rotary Institute Zones 26 & 27! On November 12-14th, you’ll get to experience fabulous speakers, network with Rotary and Rotaract leaders, and have fun at virtual fellowship lounges and the House of Friendship. 

Be sure to take advantage of the special $30 Rotaractor registration rate. For more details and registration, visit their website.

Happy week 5!!! Here’s a list of our events planned for this upcoming week!

1. Big/Little Social #3 Study Jams: Join us at 6pm on Thursday (11/5) to study with fellow rotaractors and listen to lofi study jams! Feel free to come and go as fits your schedule; everyone is welcome!
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/97965736322?pwd=UFdmQTM0Y2kzaElBaVZkaWd3bTFEQT09

2. FAF: Come join us at 7pm on Friday (11/6) for our international project, Baby Packs! You can help us sew baby caps and bibs! If you are interested, please fill out this form (More information below).

3. Smoke Detector Battery Change:Join us on Saturday (11/7) at 8:45am at the Davis Senior Center (Corner of A and 7th Street) to help change smoke alarm batteries with Rotarians! We will need at least 4 volunteers.

4. Big/Little Social #4 Zoom Movie Party:Come watch a movie with us over Zoom on Sunday (11/8) at 6:30pm! We will post a poll for which movie people want to watch on Facebook, so keep an eye out for that! This social will be the LAST social before Big/Little apps are due!! This event is open to everyone regardless of whether you are participating in the B/L program or not 🙂
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/97272618752?pwd=ZC8reHU2WXp5N2dVRzhNY2swV3Rpdz09

6. Rotaract General Meeting #5 + Pro Dev Rotarian Panel: The Campus Rotaract Club of Davis’ 5th General Meeting will be on Tuesday (11/10) from 7-8pm! We will be having a rotarian panel during the second half of our meeting where you can learn about their experiences and ask questions!
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/94900644577?pwd=SUVWWGR2NU1tL3dUWjEvYmJMY1dVQT09

Rotaract x Interact Panel:Come share your experiences and insights with members of the Santa Teresa High School Interact Club about the college application process, classes, transition to college, and student life! The panel will take place on Sunday, November 15th in the evening. If you are interested, please fill out this form!

Food Banks:Volunteer at your nearest food bank this week and anytime! Most food banks need help with distributing food to the community and helping sort and box the fresh produce!
You can find your nearest food bank using your zip code through this website.

Service Ideas Form:If you have service ideas you would like to do in the club as future events, please fill out this form! All ideas are very much welcomed and appreciated!

1. The Big/Little Application is REQUIRED for the Big Little/Membership Program and is due at 11:59pm on Tuesday (11/10). Here is the form.

2. The Family Application is also due at 11:59pm on Tuesday (11/10). Become part of a family this year to get to know your fellow Rotaract members more! Everyone is welcome!! Here is the form.

3. The Big Little Info Form is an optional form where you can provide and share more info about yourself. The slides will be posted on Facebook so that other potential Bigs and Littles will be able to see it and get to know you better! Here is the form.

This week’s selfie challenge is #MidtermMania! Post a selfie with the hashtag #MidtermMania of yourself studying at our study jam! You can either post on our Facebook page, DM us on instagram @davisrotaract, or email our historians at [email protected]!
Pro Dev will be holding Office Hours! If you are looking for individual help on anything related to professional development, feel free to fill out this form!

You can also always email us with questions at [email protected]!
Are you interested in sewing baby packs? Don’t worry, there will be tutorial videos on how to make them! Our club is continuing our annual international project, Baby Packs, where we sew baby bibs and caps to send to mothers in Brazil. We plan on sending materials to interested members and meeting over zoom to make them together! If you are willing to help us sew, please fill out this form.
Thank you to everyone who submitted and voted for a T-shirt design! Option 3 is our winning design! If you HAVE NOT yet expressed your interest in buying membership, which includes a T-Shirt, here‘s the pre-order form!
Whether you are back in Davis or not, here is a link to Davis’ Coronavirus Campus Information.
Are you back in Davis? Whether you are or not, here‘s a survey to see where everyone will be for Fall Quarter. Please fill this out so we can plan fun service events for everyone! Whether you’re going to be living in Davis or will be in a different state, Rotaract will be here for you, ready to serve our community.
We are still requesting zoom social ideas for this upcoming quarter! If you have any ideas please submit them in this form!
As many events are moved online, we would like to get YOUR input on what Professional Development events you are interested in for this upcoming quarter and academic year! Please input your ideas here!

For more info on what we have been up to: check out last week’s update here and for more past updates check out our club updates page!

Subscribe to our newsletter to get weekly updates emailed to you or email our publicity directors. Email our directors of service, professional development, membership, or finance for more information about events, socials, or fundraisers! For general inquiries contact our President, Chris Galeno at [email protected] or our Vice President, Anh Tran at [email protected]! For information about selfie challenges contact [email protected]. 

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