The President’s Corner
Hope everyone had a great Florida-Georgia weekend and enjoyed that extra hour of daylight savings!
This isn’t a meeting week but we have the Launch Party with the Rotary Lunch Club and Satellite Club on Thursday, November 5th at River City Brewing Company. Please see the details below.
Our next meeting will be on Thursday, November 12th and we’ll be back at our usual meeting place, High Tide Burrito.
Also, be sure to save the date for our upcoming social on Saturday, November 14th & our upcoming service on Saturday, November 21st!
Have a great week & we’ll see you on Thursday!!
– Jen Suharmadji
First Coast Rotaract meets at Hightide Burrtito Co. the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Join us for networking & socializing at 5:30pm, followed by our meeting at 6:15pm. Guests are always welcome at our meetings, service, and social events.
Check out our Calendar, Follow us on Facebook, or Look for our Meet Up events!
Launch Party with Rotary
November 5th 5:30-7:30
This will also be an historical event as it will be the first opportunity for fellowship among all three groups: the Lunch Club, the Satellite Committee and us the Rotaract Club. Spouses and guests are welcome and we encourage their attendance as well.
There will be a cash bar and complimentary Hors d’ oeuvres, entertainment and prizes will be included. If you don’t have facebook you can RSVP to Rotarian Jacqueline Rudloff at Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date for Friday, November 14th when we will go to Catty Shack Ranch.
Meow! Meow! Meow! Let’s go on a guided tour and see all the big kitty cats (Siberian tigers, lions, cougars, black leopards, a bobcat, a coatimundi and foxes) at the sanctuary! Tours begin at 6:00 PM and leave approximately every 15 minutes. Tours last about 45 minutes.
But the most exciting part is feeding time. They suggest everyone arrive at the ranch by 7:00 PM to allow for adequate time for check-in and walking to the feeding point. At 7:30 PM, we will get to watch over 600 pounds of meat distributed throughout the sanctuary! Get ready to see their “wild” side – there’s sure to be plenty of roaring!
Gates open at 6:00 PM.
Feeding begins at 7:30 PM.
The distribution will start at 9:00 a.m. They expect to serve around 400 people that day. Some volunteers will be helping distribute the bags, others will help people load the items to their car, and others will continue to bag the items.
We have been invited to Downtown Rotaract’s Speed Friending event. See their facebook page to RSVP or just show up.
Kinda shy and need some help getting the conversation started?
Are you tired of being bored on a Wednesday night and looking for something to do?
Or maybe you are interested in Rotaract and want to get to know us better?
Come join Downtown Rotaract Jax’s Speed Friending event at Dos Gatos. Bring a friend and make some new ones!
$10 suggested donation which will go toward the hurricane relief fund for our Rotary/Rotaract clubs impacted by the recent storm in the Bahamas. Let’s band together and help them out!!
Thursday, November 12th Membership Meeting
Saturday, November 21st Service Event: Farm Share