Club Updates

Winter 2021 Week 3

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 general 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”.

Happy week 3!
Here’s a list of our events planned for this upcoming week:

1. FAF Info + FAF #1: Come join us on zoom from 6-8PM on Friday (1/22) 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! Don’t worry if you don’t know how to sew, we will teach you!  If you are interested in helping out, please fill out this form (More information below).
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/3156621753?pwd=SzNmZnk3a29BaUdXR0tiamU0OS80UT09

2. Midterm Szn Study Social: Come join us on zoom this Saturday (1/23) from 2-4PM for a chill study social! Come catch up on all those lectures with us as we prepare for midterm season! Feel free to come and go as you please 🙂
Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/94367765281?pwd=TTJ0VnExWU5OV1NSbDYyZjFvSlk3QT09

3. Rotaract General Meeting #2: The Campus Rotaract Club of Davis’ 2nd General Meeting will be on Tuesday (1/26) 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

*Interact 5160 Rotaract Panel: Participate in a zoom Rotaract Panel at the District Conference this Sunday (1/24) for Interact District 5160 in Northern California! The conference will take place on Sunday (1/24). The schedule is still tentative; more information to come!

**Care Packages: Join us next Saturday (1/30) for a day of mutual aid! We’ll be making care packages together on zoom for those in need. Care Packages can include any food/products that you are willing to give.

***New Year Bake Sale: Thank you to everyone who signed up to volunteer for the bake sale. Sadly, the New Year Bake Sale will be postponed until further notice due to logistical and scheduling reasons. Stay tuned for a Valentine’s Day Bake Sale and restaurant fundraisers!

Family applications are officially reopened! If you didn’t get to join a family last quarter and would like to join one, fill out this form!

Joining a family is a good opportunity to get to know people in the club! Each quarter, families have socials and compete with each other for family points.

Here are the current family standings:
1st Place: Fire Fam (45.5 points)
2nd Place: Earth Fam (39.5 points)
3rd Place: Air Fam (37.5 points)
4th Place: Water Fam (32 points)

This week’s selfie challenge is #BingeWorthy! Post a picture of your favorite show or what you are currently watching with the hashtag #BingeWorthy 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 :)) 

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!
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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