AgendaMember of the Week (1 min)Happy Quarters (5 min)World Rotaract Week (10 min)Singfest Update (2 min)Club Business & Committee Updates (15 min)In the District (5 min)Meeting with RI President Tanaka (2 min)Harlem Shake (10 min)
Rotaract Club of AdentanDistrict 9100, GhanaOtinibi Library ProjectClub members adopted a school in the communityand raised US$8,000 toward the cost of a newschool library. The library was designed by anarchitect at no cost to the school and the site wassurveyed by a Rotarian from the sponsoring club.
Rotaract Club of ParaisoDistrict 3780, Philippines
Rotaract Club of ParaisoDistrict 3780, PhilippinesBeginning and BasicLiteracy Integrated Support ServicesClub members provided basic literacy and readingintervention programs to children in urban poorneighborhoods who have difficulty reading. Anumber of Rotarians from the district have visitedschools as guest storytellers.
Rotaract Club of TullamarineDistrict 9800, Australia
Rotaract Club ofTullamarineDistrict 9800, AustraliaHelping under-privileged people inCambodiaRotaract Club of Tullamarine helped raise $8000which was used to construct rain water tanks andthe members themselves went over recently toCambodia to assist in their construction.
Rotaract Club of AmersfoortDistrict 1570, Netherlands
Rotaract Club of AmersfoortDistrict 1570, NetherlandsMonopoly AmersfoortIn 2011, the Rotaract Club of Amersfoort,Netherlands created a local-edition of Monopolyand raised € 30,000 for the Dutch LeukaemiaFoundation! Street names and business were sold to locals 1,100 games were sold!
Rotaract Club ofBrussel CoudenbergDistrict 2170, Belgium
Rotaract Club ofBrussel CoudenbergDistrict 2170, BelgiumRotaract Hearts to South Africa They visited different local schools and decided to help out the deaf and mute children’s school/orphan house to upgrade their sleeping facilities Joined forces with Warriors Rotaract Club and Rotary Letaba to work on this together Recent project: Yingisani, School for deaf-mute children located in Limpopo, a region that is the most poorest and has high HIV prevalence 168 deaf-mute kids, 80% orphans; age 3-14 Poor facilities needed upgrade, upgrading bedroomsGet Involved! www.rotaracthearts.comPromotional video: http://youtu.be/h0dz-bTtcaA
Rotaract Club ofUniversity of LethbridgeDistrict 5360, Canada
Rotaract Club ofUniversity of LethbridgeDistrict 5360, CanadaSiaqtuut – A Journey TogetherClub members held an event that raised US$14,000for a family resource center that serves aboriginalcommunities in Canada, and also secured adonation of two airline tickets to allow communitymembers in the far northern part of the country toaccess the resources of southern Canada.Numerous Rotarians attended the fund raisingevent and invited Rotaractors to speak about theproject at Rotary club meetings.
Rotaract Club of Ambato CosmopolitaDistrict 4400, Ecuador
Rotaract Club of AmbatoCosmopolitaDistrict 9800, EcuadorRotaract 10K: Corramos paraErradicar la Polio (Let’s Run toEradicate Polio)Club members coordinated a 10K race thatincluded 1,400 runners, increased awareness ofRotary and Rotaract in the community, and raisedUS$4,000 for PolioPlus.
At the Rotary Ribfest July 20th 2013 Audition on Youtube before May 25th Next Meeting: March 18th 7pm Clubhouse Do you know any Teachers or Musicians? Call for Auditions!!!We want 14 to 24 year olds who want to sing!!
AnnouncingReela as our ProfessionalDevelopment Director!
Accepting Applications! 2013-14 Exec President Vice President Web Master Local Service Director Sergeant at Arms Int’l Service Director Secretary Social Director Communications Professional Director Development Director Treasurer
“The Pennies and Morefor Polio” Initiative Through matched funding, CIDA and the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation will provide funds to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative at a ratio of $2 for every $1 raised by Rotarians in Canada, up to a maximum of $1 million. CONGRATS ON AN AWESOME JOB COLLECTING!!!
Penny Drive; The Reveal!Goal : 75 lbs of coins to earn a Pizza PartyHow much do you think we raised???
Total Weight110 lbs (including Happy Quarters)
Our Total Donation: Pennies – 15,729 Nickels – 765 Dimes – 884 Quarters – 467 Loonies – 15 Toonies – 13 Total Coins = 17,873 Total Donation = $467(becoming $1,401 through matched funding!)
Enjoy the Pizza Party! Thanks to the Rotary Club of Mississauga, please stay after the meeting and enjoy some pizza! Thank you for all you efforts and dedication to collecting coins for the Polio Penny Drive!
Saturday, March 16th, 12pm-5pmMartial Arts Fundraising EventSpecial Rotaract Discount: $10 ticketHave tons of fun while raising money for a great international event!
Rotaract International ServiceTrip Grant (RIST) 2013 “Service Above Self” $500 Service Trip Grant for Rotaract Club of Mississauga members Application must be submitted for review Post-Trip Presentation required Through generous support of the Rotary Club of Mississauga Stay tuned for details!
International Committee MeetingCome on out to our next InternationalService Committee meeting!Next meeting:Wednesday, March 13th @ the Clubhouse(meeting after the combined committeemeeting to plan for the Martial Arts event!)
Catch a Match! In Review What is the event? A dating event for singles aged 22 – 30 Consists of multiple stations with activities and speed dating opportunities Each station is called a mini-date A scorecard is given to each participant to check off participants they are interested in Date: Feb. 21 @ FAILTE IRISH PUB Proceeds benefit Rape Crisis/Sexual Assault Centre of Peel
Catch A Match! In Review What went well? What to improve? Well-structured stations A contingency plan for late comers, no-shows Engaging activities at the stations Numbered scorecards Less speed dating stations, more Great venue activity stations Started on time A mini-map to show where each station is Ample back-up volunteers on standby to step into the event More volunteers to marshall the area Removing stations ahead of time based on the number of coupled dates
The results are in!Money raised… $1,100!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Matches made… 22 couples 20 matches found Number of relationships…to be determined
Give us that first push!When: Monday, March 25, 2013Where: Heartland Town Centre (beside Marshalls)Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM SIGN ME UP!
Upcoming Projects Plant a Tree with Creditview Conservatory Adopt a Road Cleanup Relay for Life Cancer Fundraiser & Recognition Night Ongoing blood drives….stay tuned for more updates!
Local ServiceLOCAL IN A NUTSHELL…Join us! Joint Committee Meeting:Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. inthe ClubhouseQuestions? Come see Wendy or email me at:firstname.lastname@example.org
In the District2013 District 7080 Conference – Looking for Leaders!Mar. 19: UTM Rotaract Career PanelApr. 20: Rotaract Oakville 3 on 3 Hockey TournamentApr. 28 – May 3: RYLA District 7080Jul. 2 – 7: RYLA North America Conference 2013
Meeting with RotaryInternational PresidentTanaka