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Meeting Minutes

Hey Rotaractors!

Tomorrow, March 27th, we’ll be having our last general meeting of the semester with special guest speaker Joan Posivy. Don’t forget to join us at Mahony & Sons for our Paints and Pints fundraiser taking place directly after the meeting!

 
MEETING INFO
 
Our last meeting is this MONDAY (MAR 27)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: The Math Building
  • Room: 102
 
GUEST SPEAKER: JOAN POSIVY
To kick off our last meeting we’ll be having Rotarian Joan Posivy presenting on her book “The Way Success Works”. See the attached images for more info.
    • As a teenager, Joan Posivy discovered a set of principles which showed her how to buy her first house at age 19, become a bank manager by age 22, travel the world, and so much more.
    • Through study and practical application she learned that anyone can live the life of their dreams, they just need to be shown how. Joan reveals that guidance in her international bestselling book, The Way Success Works: How to Decide, Believe, and Begin to Live Your Best Life. 


  • Joan is a Paul Harris Fellow recipient, an instructor at RYLA for the past 20 years and a new member of the Rotary Club of Vancouver who has recently returned from India and Nepal where she was thrilled to be hanging out with local Rotaractors!
 
PAINTS AND PINTS FUNDRAISER
  • Date/Time: Monday Mar 27, 6:30pm – 1:00am
  • Location: Mahony and Sons, 5990 University Blvd
  • Come out to Mahony and Sons after our last general meeting and channel your inner artist with our Paints and Pints fundraiser! Tickets include a wine glass and paints to decorate, one glass of wine or one pint of beer. Please note this is a 19+ event.
  • All proceeds will go towards buying medical supplies for the Wafula Health Clinic located in the rural village of Bududa, Uganda.
  • Make sure to buy your tickets here for tomorrow! Tickets can also be purchased in person at the meeting for $20.
  • Check out the Facebook event for further details

Minutes

Hey Rotaractors!

Here is our weekly list of updates:

  • First United Community Meal | Feb 26 |
  • Prostate Cancer Canada Volunteer Opportunity | Feb 19 |
  • PD Committee Meeting | Feb 17
  • International Service Trip Updates
  • WAV Festival Coordination Team
  • Next Meeting
 
FIRST UNITED COMMUNITY MEAL| FEB 26 |
  • Date/Time: Feb. 26, Sunday at 9 AM – 1PM
  • Location: First United Church, 320 East Hastings Street
  • We are organizing a community meal at in Vancouver’s downtown East Side with First United Church!
  • Task involved will be:
    • Preparing lunch (cutting, peeling, plating, etc)
    • Serving lunch with smiles
    • A bit of clean up (especially dishwashing)
    • Don’t worry about being bored at the event. I assure you it’ll be quite busy 🙂
  • We’re almost at full capacity! Just a reminder that if you are interested to please sign up at this link
 
PROSTATE CANCER CANADA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY | FEB 19 |
  • Date: Sunday Feb 19
  • Prostate Cancer Canada are looking for volunteers for their 1-day event
  • Participants in this event climb stairs and they need volunteers to help supervise the event
  • Positions available include:
    • Team Leader (Leadership Position)
    • Building Supervisor (Leadership Position)
    • Guest Services
    • Volunteer Services
    • Race Marshals
    • Runners and drivers
  • E-mail us back if you want more details about the event and/or the positions!
PD COMMITTEE MEETING | FEB 17 |
  • Date/Time: Friday Feb 17 at 12pm – 1pm
  • Location: The Nest (room 3302H)
  • We have lots to plan for the upcoming Professional Development Conference this spring! We will be going over the responsibilities for each assigned role as well as giving updates about the event
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRIP UPDATE!
 
  • We’ve been able to reach our wheelchair goal and will be taking 12 wheelchairs with us on the flight to Uganda!
  • Our samosa sale last week was a huge success as we were able raise $180 and we were also able to receive several donations from the Yaletown Rotary club after presenting to them
  • We are planning several more fundraisers in the future and will make sure to keep you posted!
WAV FESTIVAL COORDINATION TEAM
  • Wild About Vancouver is about to launch their 3rd annual WAV Festival!
  • They encourage people of all ages to go outdoors to see the cool things we could do here in Vancouver by organizing different outdoor events such as: yoga, beach clean-ups, hiking, etc.
  • They had about 50+ different events last year!
  • They are looking for committed individuals who want to join their coordination team.
  • Jobs are open for:
    • Marketing/promotions/communications
    • Fundraising
    • Researching
    • Organizing
    • Website Development (WordPress, HTML)
  • Send us back an email if you are interested!
 
NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting will be after the reading break on MONDAY (FEB 27)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: The Math Building
  • Room: 102
 
Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

February Events

Hey Rotaractors!

Here is our weekly list of updates:

  • Variety Show of Hearts Telethon | Feb 12 |
  • First United Community Meal | Feb 26 |
  • PD Committee Meeting | Feb 3 | 
  • Fundraising Committee Meeting | Feb 1 |
  • Next Meeting
VARIETY SHOW OF HEARTS TELETHON | FEB 12 |
  • Date/Time: Feb.12 at 9:00 am – 11:00pm
  • Location: Hard Rock Theatre, Coquitlam
  • Variety’s Show of Hearts Telethon needs our help in collecting pledges and answering calls!
  • Proceeds will be going to The Children’s Charity
    One of our members is offering to give a ride to Hard Rock Casino!

    • Unfortunately not from campus but it will either be from Oakridge Station.
  • Please sign up by Monday at this link
    • Remember that you have to be 19+ to volunteer
    • Only 3 more spots available
 
FIRST UNITED COMMUNITY MEAL| FEB 26 |
  • Date/Time: Feb. 26, Sunday at 9 AM – 1PM
  • Location: First United Church, 320 East Hastings Street
  • We are organizing a community meal at in Vancouver’s downtown East Side with First United Church!
  • Task involved will be:
    • Preparing lunch (cutting, peeling, plating, etc)
    • Serving lunch with smiles
    • A bit of clean up (especially dishwashing)
    • Don’t worry about being bored at the event. I assure you it’ll be quite busy 🙂
  • If you think you’ll enjoy preparing and serving good food while chilling with awesome people, sign up here
 
PD COMMITTEE MEETING | FEB 3 |
  • Date/Time: Friday Feb 3 at 12pm – 1pm
  • Location: The Nest (room 3302H)
  • We have lots to plan for the upcoming Professional Development Conference this spring!
    • We will be allocating roles for the upcoming pd conference
    • There are different roles for everyone from making posters to advertising!
    • So be sure to show up!
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETING | FEB 1 |
 
  • Date/Time: Wednesday Feb 1 at 5pm
  • Location: The Nest (room 3302H)
  • Join us this upcoming week as we further plan our Valentine’s day fundraiser
 
NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this MONDAY (FEB 6)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: The Math Building
  • Room: 102
 
Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

January Minutes

Hello Rotaractors,

Here is our weekly list of updates:

  • Clubs Day Booth Sign-Up | Jan.18-20 |
  • Fundraising Committee Meeting | Jan.18 |
  • Variety Show of Hearts Telethon | Feb 12 |
  • Next Meeting

CLUBS DAY BOOTH SIGN-UP | JAN 18-20 |
  • Clubs Day is happening this week from Jan.18-20!
  • Rotaract will be having its own booth in section I-9 in the lower level Agora
  • We need your help manning the booth to offer any interested students with information about our club and register any potential new members to our mailing list
  • To sign-up and help, please complete the doodle here
 
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETING| JAN 18 | 
  • There will be a fundraising committee meeting on Jan 18 at 5:00 pm, in the Rotaract Office (Room 3302H) in the Nest.
  • Everyone is welcome to come and discuss potential January fundraisers. We will also discuss the Gala event happening at the end of the term.
  • Please bring your ideas and let’s plan some excellent fundraisers!
 
VARIETY SHOW OF HEARTS TELETHON | FEB 12 |
  • Variety’s Show of Hearts Telethon is happening on Feb. 12 from 9:00 am-11:00 pm where we will be collecting pledges and answering calls!
  • Proceeds will be going to The Children’s Charity which “provide help and hope to children who have special needs and fund organizations that provide support and services to children in the province.”
  • As of now we don’t have transportation going there organized and we do need to be there at 8 am
  • Also, you have to be at least 19 years old to participate
  • Date/Time: Feb.12 (9:00 am – 11:00pm)
  • Location: Hard Rock Theatre, Coquitlam
  • 6 open spots are available
  • Sign up here!
NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this MONDAY (JAN 23)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: The Math Building
  • Room: 102
Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

January Minutes

Hello Rotaractors,

Here is our weekly list of updates:

  • Clubs Day Booth Sign-Up | Jan.18-20 |
  • Fundraising Committee Meeting | Jan.18 |
  • Variety Show of Hearts Telethon | Feb 12 |
  • Next Meeting

CLUBS DAY BOOTH SIGN-UP | JAN 18-20 |
  • Clubs Day is happening this week from Jan.18-20!
  • Rotaract will be having its own booth in section I-9 in the lower level Agora
  • We need your help manning the booth to offer any interested students with information about our club and register any potential new members to our mailing list
  • To sign-up and help, please complete the doodle here
 
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETING| JAN 18 | 
  • There will be a fundraising committee meeting on Jan 18 at 5:00 pm, in the Rotaract Office (Room 3302H) in the Nest.
  • Everyone is welcome to come and discuss potential January fundraisers. We will also discuss the Gala event happening at the end of the term.
  • Please bring your ideas and let’s plan some excellent fundraisers!
 
VARIETY SHOW OF HEARTS TELETHON | FEB 12 |
  • Variety’s Show of Hearts Telethon is happening on Feb. 12 from 9:00 am-11:00 pm where we will be collecting pledges and answering calls!
  • Proceeds will be going to The Children’s Charity which “provide help and hope to children who have special needs and fund organizations that provide support and services to children in the province.”
  • As of now we don’t have transportation going there organized and we do need to be there at 8 am
  • Also, you have to be at least 19 years old to participate
  • Date/Time: Feb.12 (9:00 am – 11:00pm)
  • Location: Hard Rock Theatre, Coquitlam
  • 6 open spots are available
  • Sign up here!
NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this MONDAY (JAN 23)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: The Math Building
  • Room: 102
Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

Minutes – November 20th

Hello Rotaractors,

We have quite a few events coming up and we’d love for you to join!

  • International Service Trip Updates
  • Lace Up for Kids Rotaract Team | Nov.24 |
  • Mission Possible | Nov. 26 |
  • Red Cross Clothing Drive | Nov. 26 |
  • Care Package Social | Nov. 28 |
  • Kiwassa Breakfast with Santa | Dec.3 |
 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRIP UPDATES
It’s decided! This year we will be helping at the Wafula clinic in Uganda for our international service trip. Deadlines for being able to take part in this trip are coming soon so make sure to take note of these dates:
  • December 1st: non refundable deposit of $472.75
  • December 8th: non-refundable deposit of $1239.76
  • Our meeting this week will be on Friday the 25th at 4:00pm in the Woodward library room 20-C – Lower Level
  • We will be discussing more specifics of our trip including potential sponsoring as well as the itinerary details
 
LACE UP FOR KIDS ROTARACT TEAM | NOV. 24 |
  • Event Date/Time: Nov. 24th 6-11pm
  • We will be going to the event set up by UBC Recreation called Lace Up for Kids as a group to represent Rotaract.
  • Lace Up for Kids is a fundraising event for research towards cures for rare diseases,  $5 donation would be required of participants
  • Our team will be meeting first at the NEST at 5:30pm to head over there as a group
  • To sign up just fill out the google form. We hope to see you all there!
MISSION POSSIBLE | NOV. 26 |
  • Power Breakfast | 8:30-11:00am |
  • UBC Rotaract will be helping serve power breakfast. Volunteers are asked to come a little bit earlier, 8:15 am, for some prep work.
  • Coffee House | 12:00 – 1:30pm |
  • IF that’s a little bit early for you, you can also help serve coffee and snacks during their coffee house.
  • For this we ask volunteers to come at 11:30 am for prep work. There will be clean up until 2 pm.
  • Aside from setting the tables/plates, handing out food and cleaning up, we will also have the chance to talk and chill with the guests and hear about their interesting experience living in the DTES.
  • There are only 4 spots left so please fill out the google form AND the facebook event to secure your spot!
RED CROSS CLOTHING DRIVE | NOV. 26 |
  • Date/Time: Nov. 26, 10am
  • UBC Red Cross’ “Cover the Cold” will be handing out clothes to people in the downtown east side.
  • You’ll be walking around and handing out the clothing donations as you go by. You can come here instead if you don’t want to wake up too early for Power Breakfast!
  • Sign up here and check out the facebook event!
CARE PACKAGE ASSEMBLY SOCIAL | NOV. 28 |
  • Date/Time: Nov. 28, 5:30PM
  • Location: The Math Building, Room 102
  • Finals are coming and UBC rotaract is looking to help! We will be making care packages for finals season and need your help to put them together next week.
  • Care packages may include tissues, tea, sticky notes, chocolate and more. All proceeds will be going towards the Wafula Health Clinic.
  • We hope to see you there!
KIWASSA BREAKFAST WITH SANTA | DEC. 3 |
  • Date/Time: Dec.3, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • We’re looking for 5 volunteers to go to Kiwassa and help give smiles to children while they have “Breakfast with Santa“!
  • You could be involved with either food-related duties (set-up/prep food, refilling juice, cleaning up) or directly interacting with the children, leading the games, escorting the kids to get their gifts from Santa, singing carols, etc).
  • Volunteers are expected to come at 8:30 am and stay until 12:30 pm.
  • If you’re interested, email ubcrotaractcommunityservice@gmail.com
 Interested in getting more involved? Just e-mail us back. See you soon
 

Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

Minutes – November 13th

Hello Rotaractors,

We have quite a few events coming up and we’d love for you to join!

  • International Service Trip Committee Meeting | Nov. 18 |
  • Lace Up for Kids Rotaract Team | Nov.24 |
  • Power Breakfast + Coffee House | Nov. 26 |
  • Red Cross Clothing Drive | Nov. 26 |
  • Next General Meeting
 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRIP COMMITTEE MEETING | NOV. 18 |
 
We will be having our second International Service meeting tomorrow at 5pm! The cost and trip schedule will be discussed so please try to attend if interested in the trip. See you there!
 
  • Date/Time: Friday Nov. 18 (5:00PM)
  • Building: Walter C. Koerner Library
  • Room: 167
 
LACE UP FOR KIDS ROTARACT TEAM | NOV. 24 |
  • We will be going to the event set up by UBC Recreation called Lace Up for Kids as a group to represent Rotaract.
  • Lace Up for Kids is a fundraising event for research towards cures for rare diseases,  $5 donation would be required of participants
  • Our team will be meeting first at the NEST at 5:30pm to head over there as a group
  • Event Date/Time: Nov. 24th 6-11pm
  • To sign up just fill out the google form. We hope to see you all there!
POWER BREAKFAST + COFFEE HOUSE | NOV. 26 |
  • Power Breakfast | 8:30-11:00am |
  • UBC Rotaract will be helping serve power breakfast. Volunteers are asked to come a little bit earlier, 8:15 am, for some prep work.
  • Coffee House | 12:00 – 1:30pm |
  • IF that’s a little bit early for you, you can also help serve coffee and snacks during their coffee house.
  • For this we ask volunteers to come at 11:30 am for prep work. There will be clean up until 2 pm.
  • Aside from setting the tables/plates, handing out food and cleaning up, we will also have the chance to talk and chill with the guests and hear about their interesting experience living in the DTES.
  • We’re only able to take 10 volunteers so please fill out the google formAND the facebook event to secure your spot!
RED CROSS CLOTHING DRIVE | NOV. 26 |
  • UBC Red Cross’ “Cover the Cold” will be handing out clothes to people in the downtown east side.
  • You’ll be walking around and handing out the clothing donations as you go by. You can come here instead if you don’t want to wake up too early for Power Breakfast!
  • Date/Time: Nov. 26, 10am
  • Email ubcrotaractcommunityservice@gmail.com if interested in helping

NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this MONDAY (NOV 21)
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: Math Building
  • Room: 102
 Interested in getting more involved? Just e-mail us back. See you soon
 

Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

October 11th, 2016

Hey Rotaractors!

Here is our weekly list of updates:

  • Membership Fee Deadline | Oct. 24 |
  • Exec Position Applications
  • Committee Sign Ups
  • Hot Pot Social | Oct. 15 |
  • YP Summit | Oct. 20 |
  • Oktoberfest | Oct. 21 |
  • Rotary on Ice | Oct. 23 |
  • Trick or Eat | Oct. 31 |
  • T-Shirt Design Competition
  • Next Meeting
 
MEMBERSHIP FEE DEADLINE
  • Please remember to bring your $5 membership fee for next meeting
  • Also make sure to sign up on Org Sync
    • Go the website
    • Click the Sign In
    • Search for “Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC”
    • Click Join Now
  • MEMBERSHIP FEE DEADLINE: Oct. 24, 2016
 
EXEC POSITION APPLICATIONS
  • Interested in joining our team? We’ve got two positions open!
    • Director of Rotaract Leadership Conference
    • Director of International Service
  • Just fill out our application form attached to this email, then return it at our next meeting or email us back
  • Interviews will take place from 5-5:30pm on Oct 17th
    • More details to be provided
  • Applications deadline: 11:59pm October 14th
 
COMMITTEE SIGN UPS
If you were interested in joining one of our committees, fill out the google form provided in the links below and we’ll add you to their specific mailing list for committee updates!
 
HOT POT SOCIAL
Come out to our first social for some HOT POT!! We’ll be going to Little Sheep, a Mongolian Hot Pot restaurant. For those leaving at UBC we’ll be meeting at 12:25PM for the 99 bus. See you there!
  • Date/Time: Oct.15th at 1PM (if you’re meeting us there!)
  • Location: 1788 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1Y1
  • Sign up here!
YP SUMMIT
  • Calling on Rotaractors from the Vancouver-UBC club to be part of the Rotary District’s 5040 first-ever Young Professionals Summit! Rotary District 5040 is offering 7 volunteer intern positions that are flexible (5-10 hours per week) for students.
  • By applying for one of these volunteer roles you will have the chance to be part of this pioneer team made up of Rotarians, coaching experts and young professionals. You will also be able to improve your real-world skills, make an impact in Rotary, and build your network.
  • Check out this link for information on vacant roles! From social media to logistics, to marketing and sponsorship – there is something for everyone! Link: https://goo.gl/yZJHV6 
Two important dates to remember:
1. Sign up below for an information session on the summit and to ask any questions you may have.Link: https://goo.gl/nV4lYc
When: October 20, 2016 | 6:30pm-7:00pm
When: Irving K. Barber Library, Room 416
2. Application DEADLINE OCTOBER 27, 2016 at 11:59PST
OKTOBERFEST
  • Date/Time: Thursday, October 21 at 5:30PM
  • The Rotary Club of Vancouver is hosting a fundraiser for Rotary Youth Programs at theVancouver Alpen Club
  • Tickets are $50 for Rotaractors and covers admission and a German buffet-style meal
  • Bring friends, everyone is welcome!
 
ROTARY ON ICE
  • Date/TimeSunday, October 23 from 3-6PM
  • Rotaractors from across the district will be selling 50/50 tickets at the Vancouver Giants game at the Langley Events Center to fundraise for the Polio Plus Campaign.
  • Email us if you would like to attend and carpooling will be arranged
COMMUNITY SERVICE: TRICK OR EAT
  • Date/Time: Monday, October 31
  • In collaboration with UBC’s Meal Exchange, we’ll be going around Vancouver house to house dressed in Halloween costumes asking for non-perishable goods and/or monetary donations!
  • Finalized details will be sent out in a couple of weeks and volunteer sign up instructions will be available next week. Hope to see you all there!
 
FUNDRAISING: BAKE SALE
  • The first fund raising event of the 2016 school year is going to be a bake sale!
  • The bake sale will happen in the nest during the first week of November.
  • If you are interested in helping plan the bake sale please fill out the fundraising committeegoogle form (also provided above)
  • This weekend, our Fundraising Director will email everyone who signed up and arrange a time to meet for the following week!
 
T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION
  • Have a talent in graphic design? Or just like art in general? Help UBC rotaract design our next t-shirt and you could win! The design is open to your imagination and can include text
  • Design must appropriate and include the rotaract logo
  • All submissions due by October 24
NEXT MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this MONDAY (OCT 24)
Membership pins will be given at this meeting!
  • Time: 5:00PM
  • Building: Math Building
  • Room: 102
 Interested in getting more involved? Just e-mail us back. See you soon

Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

Meeting Minutes: November 10

Hello Rotaractor,

Thanks for joining us at our general meeting this Tuesday! Special thanks to our guest speaker, Barry Thorsness for his talk on international development in Malawi. 

Fun facts of the day: 

  • Rotary has over 9000 clubs in 156 countries! 
  • We are part of district 5040

IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MIND

  • Nov 21 Full day conference hosted by Rotary: http://bit.ly/1Yc8dhA   
  • Dec 5 Interact training conference: Call for 3-5 volunteers
  • Jan 2016 TBD Rotaract seminar, more details to come 
  • Interested in any of the above? E-mail us with the subject heading “Event”
 
INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS:
  • Call for volunteers to communicate with other Rotaract clubs worldwide through social media. We will establish sister and twin club agreements. Interested? E-mail Debanjan through this e-mail with subject heading “international partnerships.”
 
 INTERNATIONAL TRIP:
  • Call for volunteers to plan this year’s international trip. We are in the planning stages contacting several organizations in the developing world for a project to take place in the summer of 2016. Interested? E-mail ubcrotaractinternational@gmail.com.
 
COMMUNITY UPDATES:  
  • 350 pounds of food collected at district event: Trick or Treat. Great job!
  • First community meal is coming: Saturday Nov 28. Details to come.
 
FUNDRAISING UPDATES:  
  • Bake sale fundraiser on Monday, Nov. 16 from 10-4 in the Nest. Proceeds: the Legion’s Poppy Fund. We are looking for volunteers.We will prepare cupcakes on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 6-8PM. Sign up links below.
  • Sign up to sell goodies & RSVP to bake cupcakes: http://bit.ly/1PuGebtMore Info: http://bit.ly/1OMezTq. Committee meeting: Thursday, Nov. 26 at 6:00PM in Irving, 316.
 
WANT TO GET MORE INVOLVED? EXEC MEETINGS
  • Do you want to get more involved in Rotaract, or have an interesting idea you’d like to pitch to our exec members? You are welcome to join us at our exec meetings! They take place every second Tuesday at 6:00pm. 
  • Just let us know by the Monday before at 6:00pm with the subject heading “Exec Meeting.”
  • Our next Exec meeting is this Tuesday, Nov 17 (6:00pm), Sauder Room 437.
 
 
NEXT GENERAL MEETING
 
Our next meeting is this TUESDAY (NOV 24)

 
Interested in getting more involved? Just e-mail us back. See you soon!Best,
The Rotaract Club of Vancouver-UBC Team

LOTS OF UPDATES AND RSVP’S COMING SOON!

Dear Rotaractor,

Take a quick break from exams and check out our newsletter! Lots of things happening in the next few days, take a look!

Wine Fest | Call for Volunteers | Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown | April 25 | RSVP by tomorrow, April 23!

The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown is organizing a winefest fundraiser. Volunteers get equal access and food 🙂
There is a call for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, RSVP to this e-mail by tomorrow (April 23) at Noon. More information: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/746/Stories/tickets-on-sale-now. Miguel and Matt will be arranging rides!

District Installation Dinner | May 2 | RSVP by this Friday, April 24!

The incoming execs from District 5040 (including our lovely club) will be sworn in on this date
You are encouraged to come out an join us for this great event. It will be a fun evening.
Your $25 ticket includes: Buffet meal, speakers, entertainment, and more!
Location: Burnaby Mountain Golf Course & Driving Range, 7600 Halifax St., Burnaby
Date/Time: May 2 from 6:30pm-10:00pm
Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/805302689548505/
Buy your ticket here by this Friday, April 24! https://www.picatic.com/event14288753522031355

 

Exams are over. Time to celebrate for our last social of the term!

End of term Social & birthday | April 29 | RSVP by April 28!
Miguel is also having his birthday that day so come on out and have a great time!
Location: Yaletown (Downtown Vancouver) – address will be sent to you once your RSVP
4:00pm-5:30pm – Pool/Hot Tub
5:30pm-6:00pm – Freshen Up
6:00pm-10:30pm – Extravaganza, socialize, mingle – fun times
10:30pm – late – head out to Granville/Gastown? TBD
Cost for all this: Only $5 or $10! (see google form for more details)

Space is limited so make sure to RSVP soon! Everyone is asked to RSVP by April 28: http://goo.gl/forms/abieoSvv9h

 

Rotary World Help Container Loading for Chile | April 25 | Call for Volunteers | RSVP ASAP

Interested in volunteering? Email us!
Assisting with the loading of mostly medical supplies to developing countries worldwide
More information on the program here: http://www.rotaryworldhelp.com/
Location/Time: Riverview in Coquitlam from 8:45am-11:30am
Note: if enough volunteers show interest, Miguel will arrange a ride and head to the wine fest (see above) afterwards!
Rotary Club of Vancouver Lobster on the Lake | May 2 | Call for Volunteers | RSVP ASAP

Interested in volunteering? Email us! http://rotaryvan.org/Lobster

This is a fundraiser taking place in Burnaby. Assistance will be needed with the silent auction and other tasks
This will be a great chance to connect with fellow Rotarians, eat great food, and mingle!
Only a few volunteers are needed to help with the set-up and take down.

 

Hoop-A-Thon Fundraiser | Rotary Club of Vancouver-Sunrise | Call for Volunteers and Donation | June 6 | RSVP Soon

Already 8 of our club members are going, so should you!
On June 6, 2015 we will join over 50 inner city kids, representing their 500 teammates, and shoot “free throws” to raise money together with Rotarians, alumni players and VIPs in the 9th annual Hoop-A-Thon.
The event supports the Strathcona Rotary Youth Development Program helping kids in families who are financially challenged.
The Program promotes teamwork, leadership skills, community involvement, education and respect for others.
What’s a Hoop-A-Thon? Find out more:More information on the program here: http://bit.ly/1Hu9No4
Your donation will make a lasting impact in the community, on behalf of the UBC Rotaract Club, Thanks for your consideration!
If you are interested in volunteering, reply to this e-mail. Donations are also encouraged!

Bike-A-Thon Fundraiser | Rotary Club of Vancouver | Call for Volunteers | July 12 | RSVP Soon

Members of other Rotaract Clubs will also be joining us for this fun event on July 12!
Approximately 10 volunteers are needed to run the water stations throughout the event. You are encouraged to come up with your own theme:)
This will be a great chance to donate your time to great community projects and get to know Rotarians from our sponsoring club
Register as a Rider or as a Fundraiser and help support the RHF Hearing Foundation’s work in support of the deaf and hard of hearing in BC.
More information here: http://rotaryvancouver.org/BikeAThon2
Interested in volunteering? RSVP to this e-mail ASAP
Rotary Project Amigo in Mexico

A Rotarian has reached out to us about Project Amigo. Check out the link: http://www.projectamigo.org/
Interested in getting involved? Email us!
– The Rotaract Club of Vancouver Team

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