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


  • 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


  • 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

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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!