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