Club Updates

Fall 2020 Week 7 Update

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)!
For those of you who were able to make it to this week’s meeting, here is the link to the President’s Raffle question!

Happy week 7!!! Here’s a list of our events planned for this upcoming week!

1. FAF #3: Come join us at 7PM on Friday (11/20) 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).
If you are in need of more materials for Baby Packs or are running short on fabric, please fill out this form!
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2. Cal Rotaract Webinar: This Saturday (11/21) from 3-4PM, Cal Rotaract (Rotaract at UC Berkeley) is hosting a webinar to help Interactors with their PIQ’s for UC applications. We would be helping them by reading and giving feedback on their PIQ’s. If you are interested, please sign up here. More details are also included in the form.

3. Give Thanks Event: Come join us at 6PM on Saturday (11/21) on Zoom to bake/cook or write letters for someone in your community! If you are interested, please check out our sign-up sheet!
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4. Family Competition Social: Come out and join your family at 2PM on Sunday (11/22) to compete against others and win Family points!! We will be playing Kahoot Trivia, Charades, and Scattergories.
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5. Rotaract General Meeting #7: The Campus Rotaract Club of Davis’ 7th General Meeting will be on Tuesday (11/24) from 7-8PM!!
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6. Free Rice Competition: Join us for a fun, educational, trivia night next Wednesday (11/25) at 7PM! We will be playing free rice to help end world hunger!
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*Operation Christmas Child Fundraiser: For our annual international project by Samaritan’s Purse, we are having a fundraiser this week from 11/20-11/22 for children in need to receive boxes with toys, school items, and hygiene products. Please help us fundraise! The fundraising bingo board is posted below.

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 recommend for future events, please fill out this form! All ideas are welcome and very much appreciated!

Operation Christmas Child Fundraiser:
Post this bingo board on your Instagram and other social media stories this Friday through Sunday (11/20-11/22) to help us fundraise for our annual international project!

Our annual international project is by Samaritan’s Purse, and we are fundraising for children in need to receive holiday boxes with toys, school items, and hygiene products.

This week’s selfie challenge is #StellarSunrise! Post your favorite sunrise/sunset picture with the hashtag #StellarSunrise and add the name of your Fam! You can either post on our Facebook page, DM us on instagram @davisrotaract, or email our historians at [email protected]! Remember to add a hashtag with your family for family points!! 

If you are a new member and are interested in joining a family, feel free to reach out to our directors of membership 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.

*If you are in need of more materials for Baby Packs or are running short on fabric, 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!
Starting Wednesday (11/18), COVID-19 testing will become available to all UC Davis students! Here is a page with more information and instructions for making a testing appointment.

Whether you are back in Davis or not, here is a link to Davis’ Coronavirus Campus Information.

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Big/Little and Family Reveal last Friday! We hope you had fun and are excited to get to know your fam/big/little! 
If you are a new member and want to join a family, reach out to our directors of membership at [email protected] and we can sort you into one!!

Each quarter, the families compete with each other for family points and here’s how to earn those points!
1) Family Selfies:
     – +1 point per person in each photo
     – At least 4 people

2) Family Photobomb:
     – -1 point per other family photobomb

3) Social Events:
     – +1 point per person who attends

4) Selfie Challenge:
     – +1 point per person who participates 
     – Make sure to hashtag your fam’s name when
       you post!!

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].