Here is a list of updates from Monday’s meeting.
Exec Positions Open | Deadline to Apply – Noon on Saturday, March 7th!
All of the following exec positions are open for the 2015-16 year! A new exec position has been created as well. Submit your application by noon on Saturday, March 7th. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted Saturday evening to prepare a short 2 minute speech/talk during elections at the general meeting, on Monday, March 9th.
Local Community Projects
Director of the Rotaract Professional Development (PD) Conference
Director of International Trip
*You may apply for two exec Positions so in the application, be sure to indicate your first and second choice!* We stress that if you indicate a second position of choice, that you are willing to commit to that position should you not be elected for the first choice. See attachment for information regarding each of the positions and the application itself.
DEADLINE: Noon (12pm) on Saturday, March 7th.
Any questions just let us know!
Community Service Updates & Call for Volunteers
Thanks to everyone who volunteered at the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon last weekend! It was a great success, lots of fun, and we have already reserved 15 spots for next year!
We will be doing another community meal with First United Church on Sunday March 8th from 9:00am-2:00pm. We will be serving a meal of vegetable and chicken curry with rice and pita bread. To sign up please register on Eventbrite at the link below:
We will be volunteering at Mission Possible Coffee House on Saturday April 4th, from 11:30am-2:00pm. Around 4-12 people will be needed.
There will be a community service committee meeting this Friday February 27 at 4:00pm in Koerner Library in room 169 on floor 1, which is the very bottom floor. Hope to see you there!
Nepal International Trip Updates
Next Krispy Kreme Sale will be on March 18 and 19. We can have it St. Patrick’s day theme. A doodle will be sent closer to the event.
A social/fundraiser is being planned at the moment. It will be in Mid-March.
Don’t forget to share the link: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/6vYA6/ab/84PPj0
United We Dine Fundraiser | Spread the word!
Rotaract Club of UBC pleased to invite you to ‘United We Dine’, a dinner Fundraiser organized in collaboration with First United Church of Vancouver. All the proceeds will go towards the Weekend Community Meal Program delivered by UBC students for the residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
When: 8:00PM – 11:00PM, March 28, 2015
Where: Simpatico Restaurant, 2222 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
What: 3-course dinner, live music, entertainment, silent auction
Tickets: $40 (includes a three course Greek dinner, live music and entertainment)
To purchase your tickets online, follow the link http://vancouver-rotaract.rezgo.com/
For more information or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage you to let people know of this event, it’s for a great cause. Spread the word!
More information regarding the fundraiser and link to ticket: vancouver-rotaract.rezgo.com
Professional Development (PD) Conference | April 4
Spread the word about this great FREE conference to high school students across the Lower Mainland! https://www.facebook.com/events/790393031016018
DiscoverME Conference: “Want to prepare for life beyond high school but unsure how? Worried that your passions won’t lead you to success? UBC Rotaract’s 8TH annual Professional Development Conference has all the answers you’re looking for to help you find YOUR passion!”
Values in Perspective Workshops: Food Security | March 3
This is a project in partnership with the Rotaract Club of Vancouver on sustainability workshops.
Up next: Food Security Workshop! It will take place Tuesday, March 3 from 6:30PM-8:45PM. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/1MJUE4f
Human population is growing and the increasing demands of our industrial processes and urbanized systems have put a strain on our environment and health. Join us for insights on what we can do as individuals and as a society to access healthy and sustainable food sources while learning about local, national, and international food security.
• Stephanie Lim: Coordinator, Renfrew Collingwood Food Security Institute (Local and Community Food Security Initiatives)
• Karly Pinch: Farmer and coordinator for the Vancouver Urban Farming Society
• Jill Guerra: MA, interdisciplinary background. Research focus on the intersection of sustainable agriculture initiatives, food security & poverty reduction (focus in Latin America)
See website for more information and like the facebook/twitter pages!
Questions? E-mail: email@example.com.
District Updates | Conference & Rotaract Roundtrips
Rotary District Conference 2015:
May 8th – 10th; Rotaractors invited for a Saturday session (May 9th) for
$90 which includes refreshments and lunch.
Poland (May 10th – 23rd): Application is due on February 28, 2015. https://www.facebook.com/events/410330079143879/
Taiwan (July 3rd – 7th): Application deadline TBA. http://ractriptaipei.strikingly.com/
Mexican Pacific (June 6th – 21st): Application deadline March 25, 2015. https://www.facebook.com/mexicanpacifictrip
Our next general meeting is Monday (March 9) at 6:00PM!
Date: Monday, March 9
Location: ANGU (Sauder Building), Room 235
See you soon and don’t forget to submit the EXEC APPLICATIONS BY NOON, SATURDAY, MARCH 7th!
– The Rotaract Club of Vancouver Team
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