3/15 Meeting Minutes

Fundraising Committee

  • MSU Concessions is Friday April 6th starting at 12:30
    • If you signed up for the event, make sure to fill out the Google sheet and complete the required background check!

Peru Global Outreach Project

  • Thursday April 5th at 12 pm
    • E105 Fee Hall
  • Thursday April 26th at 6 pm
    • E105 Fee Hall
  • If you would like to become more involved in COM's Peru project, consider these meetings!

International Dinner

  • Night of food and entertainment from around the world
    • Proceeds split between Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project and the Kigezi Women and Children Health Initiative
  • Email sanch279@msu.edu to purchase tickets
    • $30 adults
    • $15 students
  • Details:
    • Wednesday, April 18th
    • 5pm-8pm
    • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School Gym
      • 915 Alton Rd., East Lansing, MI
  • Suggestions? Talk to international committee!

Philanthropy and Community Service

  • Lansing Leaders and Literacy Day: March 16th; 9-11 am
  • MSU Food Bank: March 28th 5:00-7:45
  • Weekend Survival Kits: March 29th 9:30-11:00am
  • Nyaka Office Drop-In Envelope Stuffing: March 17th and 24th 11am-4pm
    • Sonia is attending March 17th and is able to give rides! Email herkhalidso@msu.edu
    • Jordan is attending March 24th and is able to give rides! Email herleejorda@msu.edu
    • March Magic Hoopfest: March 21-24th
  • St. Patty's Day Grilled Cheese Fundraiser: March 17th
    • Taking "donations" in exchange for grilled cheeses (1 for $3 or 2 for $5)
    • Please sign up!!!!
    • Market: Partiers
    • This Saturday!!
    • Location near Hopcat
    • Shifts based on how many volunteers we can get
      • As of now: 10 am-6pm
        • 2 hour increments (5 pts/hr) (10 max)
      • 4 shifts, 2-3 people per shift=8-12 volunteers
  • Haven House Easter Party: March 23rd
    • Volunteers needed Friday, March 23rd
    • Meet at Holmes Hall at 5:15 pm
    • Activities planned:
      • Easter egg hunt
      • Easter cookie decorating
      • Coloring/crafts
    • Contact Sean for more info
  • Thanks for responding to Spartan Day of Service poll! (April 21st)
    • Please put your NetID in the excel sheet to confirm your attendance.
  • All sign ups and upcoming events are located here

Points

  • During Meetings--Sonia
    • Attendance (Each VP takes attendance on Google sheets)
    • Food drive (by the secretaries at the front, every meeting)
  • Outside of meetings--Rojet
    • Community service, concession points, attending/presenting at a Rotary Club meeting-->send a photo
    • Contact info: morrowr2@msu.edu
  • If you would like to see your points during the semester, contact Sonia (khalidso@msu.edu)
    • Excel sheet with everyone's cumulative points will be mailed out at end of semester and points will roll over into the fall (just this once)
  • Points:
    • Attendance at General meetings: 5 pts each meeting
    • Food drive: 1/item; 5 max each meeting
    • Community service: 10/hour
    • Concession points: 15/hour
    • Attending a Rotary Club meeting: 10/meeting
    • Attending and presenting at a Rotary Club meeting: 20

Social

  • Detroit Peace in the Streets
    • Peace Conference
    • Hosted by: Detroit Rotary Club and Wayne State University Rotaract Club
    • When: April 20th and April 21st
    • Where: Damon Keith Law Center, Detroit MI
    • Tickets: Student-$15 Adult-$30
    • For more info, email Megan at vratsina@msu.edu
    • Rides! Sonia and Jordan are planning on attending and will be able to offer rides.
  • End of year party
    • April 26th
    • If you have any ideas/suggestions for food, activities, or games email vratsina@msu.edu

Social Media

Sexton High School

  • Reminder! We are continuing to collect food for Sexton High School students through the end of the year. Every meeting, we will collect food/drinks to take to hungry peers in our community.
  • You can earn up to 5 points/meeting for bringing in donations!
  • All foods should be non-perishable and single-serving. Also accepting water bottles. 
  • Contact Jordan for more info!


As always, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, contact our secretaries at msurotaract2017@gmail.com!

3/1 Meeting Minutes

Applications for E-Board

  • You have until March 8th to send in your applications to msurotaract2017@gmail.com
  • Applications will be available on a drive for the club members to view in advance to March 15th
  • On the 15th, candidates will do a small presentation on why they would like to be on E-Board, to inform their peers of why they should receive their votes
  • The general member vote will occur on March 15th, new Board members will be announced the following day

Position Descriptions:

  • Vice President*: Oversee and manage committees, assists President, general club management and operations
  • Chief of Staff: Work directly with the Vice President, responsible for membership enrichment/retention, ensure membership participation, fills in if another committee chair is vacated
  • VP of Operations and Professional Development: Speaker invitation, speaker accommodations, venue set-up, and dinner/luncheon arrangement, networking opportunities
  • VP of International Service and Outreach: Responsible for presenting annual, international projects for Rotaract MSU to engage. Monthly updates regarding international project, including: fundraising, planning, logistics, and developments
  • VP of Philanthropy and Community Service: Monthly community service organization, annual or biannual community service organization, membership involvement in events, work with local Rotary Clubs for involvement
  • VP of Marketing: Public exposure on and around campus, printing, souvenirs, graphic design, and event marketing
  • Director of Public Relations and Recruitment: Rotary updates, club recruitment, works hand in hand with Marketing chair, Sparticipation
  • VP of Finance (Treasurer): Budget control, fundraising, procurement of corporate and other sponsorship
  • VP of Fundraising: Oversee fundraising committee, design and initiate fundraising ideas for club, establish fundraising goals
  • Webmaster: Maintain and update website organization
  • Secretary: Works with all committees to communicate with members, maintains minutes, points, etc.

Peru Global Outreach Project

  • For those of you who were here for the Peru Panel and want to become more involved in the COM Peru Project, meetings are as follows:
  • Thursday March 15th at 12pm
    • Fee Hall
  • Thursday April 5th at 12pm
    • Fee Hall E105
  • Thursday April 26th at 6pm
    • Fee Hall E105

International Dinner

  • Details:
    • Wednesday, April 18th
    • 5pm-8pm
    • Location:
      • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School Gym
      • 915 Alton Rd., East Lansing, MI
  • Proceeds split between Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project and the Gamerini Health Initiative
  • Tickets coming soon
    • $30 adults
    • $15 students
  • Suggestions? Join international committee!

Finance Committee

  • Last day to turn in dues is today!
    • Dues are $10, you do not need to pay again if you paid last semester
    • Cash or Venmo: MSU-Rotaract-1
    • Please put your first and last name and dues in the subject line
  • T-shirts are available!
    • $15
    • Cash or Venmo

Fundraising Committee

  • MSU Concessions is Friday April 6th starting at 12:30
    • Check the Facebook page for the Google Doc to fill out the required background check!

Philanthropy and Community Service

  • MSU Food Bank: March 4th and 28th 5:00-7:45
  • Weekend Survival Kits: March 14th 6-7:30, 29th 9:30-11
  • Lansing Leaders and Literacy Day: March 16th 9-11am
  • Fenner Maple Syrup Festival: March 16th/17th
  • March Magic Hoopfest: March 21-24th
  • St. Patty's Day Grilled Cheese Fundraiser! March 17th
    • More details to come!
  • Watch out for a poll regarding Spartan Day of Service! (April 21st)

Save the Date

  • Detroit Peace in the Streets
    • Peace Conference
    • Hosted by: Detroit Rotary Club and Wayne State University Rotaract Club
    • When: April 20th and April 21st
    • Where: Damon Keith Law Center, Detroit MI
    • Tickets: Student-$15 Adult-$30
    • For more info, email Megan at vratsina@msu.edu

Social Media

 

Sexton High School

  • Reminder! We are continuing to collect food for Sexton High School students through the end of the year. Every meeting, we will collect food/drinks to take to hungry peers in our community.
  • You can earn up to 5 points/meeting for bringing in donations!
  • All foods should be non-perishable and single-serving. Also accepting water bottles. 
  • Contact Jordan for more info!

Lansing Lugnuts

  • Our guest speaker was Malinda Barr, Special Events Director for the Lugnuts
  • There are internship and job-shadowing opportunities available (business, finance, marketing, turf, etc. members especially)! Contact her at mbarr@lansinglugnuts.com or visit lansinglugnuts.com
  • Fundraising opportunities to come!


As always, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, contact our secretaries at msurotaract2017@gmail.com!

2/15 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes 

February 15th

Applications for E-Board

  • You have until March 8th to send in your applications to msurotaract2017@gmail.com
  • Applications will be available on a drive for the club members to view in advance to March 15th
  • On the 15th, candidates will do a small presentation on why they would like to be on E-Board, to inform their peers of why they should receive their votes
  • The general member vote will occur on March 15th, new Board members will be announced the following day

Position Descriptions:

  • Vice President*: Oversee and manage committees, assists President, general club management and operations
  • Chief of Staff: Work directly with the Vice President, responsible for membership enrichment/retention, ensure membership participation, fills in if another committee chair is vacated
  • VP of Operations and Professional Development: Speaker invitation, speaker accommodations, venue set-up, and dinner/luncheon arrangement, networking opportunities
  • VP of International Service and Outreach: Responsible for presenting annual, international projects for Rotaract MSU to engage. Monthly updates regarding international project, including: fundraising, planning, logistics, and developments
  • VP of Philanthropy and Community Service: Monthly community service organization, annual or biannual community service organization, membership involvement in events, work with local Rotary Clubs for involvement
  • VP of Marketing: Public exposure on and around campus, printing, souvenirs, graphic design, and event marketing
  • Director of Public Relations and Recruitment: Rotary updates, club recruitment, works hand in hand with Marketing chair, Sparticipation
  • VP of Finance (Treasurer): Budget control, fundraising, procurement of corporate and other sponsorship
  • VP of Fundraising: Oversee fundraising committee, design and initiate fundraising ideas for club, establish fundraising goals
  • Webmaster: Maintain and update website organization
  • Secretary: Works with all committees to communicate with members, maintains minutes, points, etc.

Finance

  • T-shirts for sale for $15!
  • $10 dues are due on March 1st
  • Venmo: MSU-Rotaract-1
    • Be sure to put your name and what it's for in Venmo description
    • Ex: Megan Ayres Dues
    • Ex: Megan Ayres T-Shirt

Fundraising

  • MSU Concessions
  • If you have any fundraising ideas, let Gigi know!

Social Media

Philanthropy and Community Service

  • Upcoming events:
    • February 17th: Celebrating Black History Month Through Service
    • February 21st
      • 5:00-7:45: MSU Food Bank
      • 6:00-7:30: Weekend Survival Kit Packing: Okemos Community Church
    • A few events have been posted months in advance, so you can plan ahead!

Sexton High School

  • Reminder! We are continuing to collect food for Sexton High School students through the end of the year. Every meeting, we will collect food/drinks to take to hungry peers in our community.
  • You can earn up to 5 points/meeting for bringing in donations!
  • All foods should be non-perishable and single-serving. Also accepting water bottles. 
  • Contact Jordan for more info!

Peru Panel

  • Interested in becoming more involved in the Peru Global Outreach Project with the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine? E-mail Sirisha Yellayi (4th year COM student) for more information!
    • All majors, skills, talents, and interests welcome!