MSU Rotaract Club General Meeting 9/26 Minutes
Optional Points System
Initiative in meetings (1 point)
If you come up with an idea in committees
Asking questions of speakers we bring in
Asking a question (1 point per question)
Food for Sexton Food Drive (¼ point per item)
REWARD: prizes at the end of the semester as well as recognition!
Outside of meetings
Community Service (2 points)
Send picture to email to prove community service
How to become a member: see previous meeting minutes
Dues due october 10th - $10 per semester, or you can pay $20 for the year
Big International Project
Nyaka office is having drop in hours for envelope stuffing
Go and learn more about our International Project
This Saturday (September 28th) and October 19th
Address, stuff, seal, and stamp envelopes
Location - 2790 East Lake Lansing Road
If anyone has any ideas for fundraising please let us know
Any ideas? See the international service committee
Go to Education Abroad Expo for opportunities to volunteer abroad
Philanthropy and community Service
Volunteer at the MSU Food Bank
Every other Wednesday from 5pm to 7:45pm at Olin Health Center
They only take the first couple of people from the line, so get there early to make sure you can participate.
Sexton High School food donations!
We are collecting food donations for those in need at sexton high school .
Options: you can donate your combo, cereal boxes, granola bars
Please bring individually wrapped food
Crafts, snacks, drinks, and giveaways while supplies last
Lunch on Sunday, October 6th
Location: Brody, Snyder-Phillips, or other
Card games, mini board games
Bring your homework, study for exams, work on projects, hang out, whatever you want!
Tentative Dates (Location dining hall on campus)
Week of Oct. 14-18th Week of Nov. 18-22nd
First week of November Thursday, December 5th (time of our last meeting)
Operations and Professional Development Committee
Speaker invitation, speaker accommodations, venue set-up, dinner/luncheon arrangement, networking opportunities, business site visits, RI site visits
International Service & Community Service Committee
Community service projects, member involvement in events, work with Rotary Clubs
Updates regarding international project, including: fundraising, planning, logistics, etc.
Social Event Planning Committee
Pitching and planning events to foster a bond among club members
Figuring out dates and costs associated to social events, and promoting them to the club to generate interest
Speaker: Tony Gerheiser, American Red Cross Representative of East Lansing Community
Help with roughly 64,000 events/year!
Local impacts of American Red Cross!
Site: Redcross.org and redcrossblood.org
Phone: 1-800-RED CROSS or 1-800-733-2767
Tony’s Business Card
American Red Cross 1800 E Grand River Ave. Lansing, MI 48912
Supply roughly 40% of nation’s blood supply!
Can become a red cross registered volunteer online at redcross.org
2 blood drives a week
Opportunity to partner with red cross club at MSU
Providing assistance with helping people after their homes catch fire
Partnering with installing fire alarms in at-risk communities
Helping with accommodations if needed