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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

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