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  • RCM General Meeting September 26, 12

    1. 1. Rotaract MississaugaGeneral MeetingAugust 15, 2012
    2. 2. AgendaWhy Rotaract? (5 mins)Happy Quarters (5 mins)Members of the Week (1 min)GSE Presentation (20 mins)District Conference (2 mins)Rotary UN Day (2 mins)Committee updates (10 mins)
    3. 3. Why Rotaract?
    4. 4. Happy Quarters! “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” - Winston S. Churchill
    5. 5. Happy BirthdayAljean & Christian!
    6. 6. Members of the Week Organization & Facilitation of The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Clyde – Jason GREAT JOB!
    7. 7. Group Study Exchange
    8. 8. District Conference 7070/7080 October 19 – 21, 2012
    9. 9. Rotary UN Day November 3, 2012
    10. 10. Club Business &Committee Updates
    11. 11. International Service
    12. 12. Rotaract Book Drive:Thank you for your support! Today is the last day for dropping off storybooks, novels, and textbooks to be sent to children in Sri Lanka Saturday, October 13th, 10am-12pm: Come out to help sort and pack the collected books before we ship them!
    13. 13. Halloween Jam! Save the date: Friday, October 26th at On The Curve It’s going to be a COSTUME PARTY! Stay tuned for more details…
    14. 14. International Committee MeetingCome on out to our next InternationalService Committee meeting!Next meeting:Monday, October 1st @ 7:30 pm – Clubhouse Everyone’s Welcome!
    15. 15. Local Service
    16. 16. A RECAP…Shoreline Cleanup Started: 1994 in Vancouver B.C.  Nationally recognized in 2002  Total of 56,000 volunteers last year Happened on Saturday, Sept 15th @ Sawmill Creek 19 people, 12 garbage bags, 63lbs, area of 1.5 km Plastic bags, food wrappers/containers, and paper bags
    17. 17.  Non-profit, Registered Charity Helping to Develop, Assist and Mentor youth 3 locations: Meadowvale (Mississauga), Burlington, and now opening: Cooksville (Mississauga)
    18. 18. Their Goal To create a safe and welcoming space Where youth can socialize Learn a new skill Develop their talents Get Assistance And where we can provide opportunities for Mentorship
    19. 19. The DAM BBQ Official Grand Opening BBQ Saturday, October 13th @ Cookville DAM Jobs  Setup  Tours  Clean up Integrate ourselves with local community Advertise our name, build partnerships
    20. 20. Contact info 416-432-0266 (Jaya’s Cell) Cooksville@thedam.org theDam | Cooksville @thedamdropin www.thedam.org 3115 Hurontario Street(North of Dundas, East side on Hurontario St, Just South of Kirwin)
    21. 21. DAM ElectronicRecycling Drive When: Sat. Sept 29, 2012 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: The Dam’s Meadowvale Drop-in @ Meadowvale Town Center (6677 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle) Why: Recycle the electronics and The DAM will receive funds for every pound collectedAcceptable items: audio & video players, batteries, cameras, cellular phones, computer peripherals, compact discs,copiers, desktop computers, display devices, equalizers, amplifiers, metal, microwaves, modems, monitors, networkingequipment, pagers, laptops, point of sale devices, printing devices, printer cartridges, rack mounted servers,radios/recorders, receivers, servers, speakers, scanners, telephones, televisions, tuners, turntable, typewriters, videoplayers/projectors, video devices and recorders, wires
    22. 22. KEEP IT COMING!!! LIGHT THE NIGHT Leukemia and Lymphoma Walk When: October 3, 2012 @ 5:00 PM What is it? A walk to raise awareness for Leukemia and Lymphoma research Who should be there? YOU!!! Join the Rotaract Club of Mississauga team How much do you need to raise to participate? No set amount, raise as much as you think it’s possible!
    23. 23. FOOOOOOD DRIVE! Bring in canned goods, pastas, cereals, granola bars, chocolates, dried noodles, rice and other sauces to help support Knight’s Table! KNIGHT’S TABLE SOUP KITCHEN…..STAY TUNED! A PRIZE will be given to the individual who brings in the most food for the food drive DEADLINE: November 7th, 2012
    24. 24. Adopt-a-Road Program Program by Peel Region to encourage companies and organizations to help the environment by adopting a regional road Suggested road: Queensway between Mavis and Hurontario (1.8 km) Involves cleaning up litter on sides of road twice a year Anticipated dates: May 2013 and Sept/Oct 2013 Cost: None!!
    25. 25. Local ServiceLOCAL IN A NUTSHELL…Meeting: Thursday, September27 at 7:30 p.m. in the ClubhouseQuestions? Come see Wendy or email me at:wendy.li@rotaractmississauga.com
    26. 26. Social
    27. 27. Boys Night Out/Girls Night Out 2012 BNO/GNO is this Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7pm Remember to pay Jodie by cash or Interac e- transfer tonight ($34 for paid members, $36 for everyone else) Don’t forget to invite your friends!
    28. 28. Remember Facebook Hang Out page is live! Check it out! Social meetings are Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, at the Clubhouse BE THERE!
    29. 29. Professional DevelopmentAccepting Applications!
    30. 30. Committee Meetings Recap International Service Monday, Oct. 1 @ 7:30 p.m. - Clubhouse Social Tuesday, Oct. 2 @ 7:30 p.m. - Clubhouse Local Service Thursday, Oct. 4 @ 7:30 p.m. - Clubhouse
    31. 31. Next meeting Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 @ 7:30 p.m. at The DAM Cooksville3110 Hurontario St., Mississauga