Club Updates

Winter 2021 Week 2 Update

Rotaract is a community service based club that fosters professionalism and friendship even in these uncertain times. Rotaract focuses on community and international service each year while forming lasting bonds within the club!

Welcome to Rotaract!! For those of you who had a chance to attend our info meeting, we hope you had a good time! Here is the form to become a member (and get a shirt)!
The CRC Davis theme for this school year is “Take Root, Stand Strong”.
If you would like to learn more about our club, come hangout with us at the Virtual Involvement Fair on Tuesday (1/19) from 11AM-1PM!
Welcome back everyone! We hope you all enjoyed your winter break and had a good first week back!
Especially with recent events, if there is anything you would like to talk about, our Rotaract family is here for you and you can always contact any of our board members.

Here’s a list of our events planned for this upcoming week:

1. Free Rice Competition: Come join us on zoom at 5PM on Friday (1/15) to play free rice to help end world hunger!
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/3156621753?pwd=SzNmZnk3a29BaUdXR0tiamU0OS80UT09

2. Welcome Back Social: Come join us on zoom this Saturday (1/16) from 3-4PM for a welcome back social on a program called Gather.town! We will be chatting in a virtual setting and playing games. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/95445045137?pwd=NW0vUExnUlE0a28zSm1rckpqd2NPQT09

3. Rotaract General Meeting #1: The Campus Rotaract Club of Davis’ 1st General Meeting will be on Tuesday (1/19) from 7-8PM!!
Zoom link: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/94900644577?pwd%3DSUVWWGR2NU1tL3dUWjEvYmJMY1dVQT09&sa=D&source=calendar&ust=1603599108932000&usg=AOvVaw3EmAkDXllws7YEezI0JO9F

4. Alumni Panel: Come out to our general meeting on Tuesday (1/19) and stay for the alumni panel! You will have a chance to connect with previous Rotaract members and learn/ask questions about their post-grad pursuits!

*FAF Info meeting/FAF #1: Join us next Friday (1/22) on Zoom to learn more about baby packs and start sewing baby bibs!
Baby Packs is our annual international project and you can help us sew baby caps and bibs! If you are interested in helping out, please fill out this form (More information below).

*New Year Bake Sale: This quarter, we will have a PRE-ORDER ONLY bake sale fundraiser for Feeding America. You can start pre-ordering on Friday (1/15). There will be Vegan and Gluten Free options as well, and we can deliver them within the city of Davis! Pick ups and deliveries will be on Monday (1/25/2021).
*We will be needing volunteers to help us bake! We will be dropping off all ingredients on Saturday (1/23) and bakers will receive service/volunteer hours! If you are interested in helping us bake, please fill out this form to let us know by Thursday (1/21)!

This week’s selfie challenge is #TakeABreak! Post a picture of something you did over the break, whether it was chilling at home or cooking and tag 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!!

Selfie challenges are open to everyone (both members and nonmembers included)! Just remember to post before 7pm on Tuesday to be considered for the weekly prize! (we are still doing prizes during COVID; you’ll have to post and win to see what it is :)) 

*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 and we will be happy to meet with you! Some ideas include resume, interview prep, and gathering resources.

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 helped us sew last quarter and are in need of more materials for Baby Packs or are running short on fabric, please fill out this form!
COVID-19 testing is 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.
We are still requesting zoom social ideas for this upcoming quarter! If you have any ideas please submit them in this form!
We are still requesting zoom social ideas for this upcoming quarter! If you have any ideas please submit them in this form!

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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