Week of 11-30-15

The President’s Corner

November 30, 2015 Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! December is right around the corner (tomorrow!).  We will only have one meeting this month so be sure not to miss it!

Our next meeting will be Thursday, December 10th.  Be on the lookout for a possible venue location change for that meeting.

Our Annual Holiday Party is on Saturday, December 12th.  It is for members and significant others.  It is always a wonderful time of fellowship with our fellow club members.  New members, please see our Treasurer, Patrick Horvath to pay your dues or to set up a payment plan.  Eligible guests, get your application in by our next board meeting (tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1st) to be able to attend the Holiday Party!  We will take a group photo – see the wonderful pics-from-the-past below.

Our next service event is Saturday, December 19th from 7am to 12:30pm.  The full details are below.
Have a great week,       – 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!

Club Social  Save the date for our next social event: Our Annual Holiday Party.   It will be on Saturday, December 12th at 7:00pm at our President-Elect Tony Brazell’s House.  It is members only plus significant others.  So if you are membership-eligible (attend two meetings & a service event) then get your application in so you can attend.
Our Annual Holiday Party is a time for the club to come together and celebrate and be merry.

We will be having a potluck style dinner and Rotaract will be providing the turkey and/or ham.

There is a white elephant gift exchange with a price point of approx. $20.
RSVP to the facebook page.

 

Community Service

Save the date for Saturday, December 19th from 7am-12:30pm.For our December service event, we will be volunteering with the Jacksonville Toys for Tots program. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
We will be helping out with their toy distribution on Saturday, December 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The distribution will take place at the Regency Sqaure Mall.
The organization wants to have ideally between 35-45 volunteers per shift. So we will be paired up with a different organization during our shift time.
To learn more about the organiztion, you can visit their website: http://jacksonville-fl.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/Default.aspx

 

Here is the facebook event or RSVP to jaxrotaract@gmail.com

Calendar

 

Thursday, December 10th        Membership Meeting

Saturday, December 12th           Social Event: Holiday Party

Saturday, December 19th           Service Event

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About First Coast Rotaract

Jacksonville’s finest young professionals striving to enhance our community through the common bonds of service, friendship and professional development.
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