Week of 1-11-16

The President’s Corner

January 11, 2016

Greetings!  We are finally back to a Rotaract Meeting week!

We will be meeting at our new location for our meeting this Thursday, January 14th at River City Brewing Company.  We’ll meet downstairs in the bar area for the social hour beginning at 5:30pm and then move upstairs for our meeting at 6:15pm.

River City Brewing Company is located in the South Bank of Downtown Jacksonville next to MOSH.
835 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Parking is available in the main lot in front of the restaurant.  Please be mindful of the time to make sure we move upstairs for our 6:15pm meeting time so we can start on time.

We are so very grateful to be meeting at River City again.  They are being very accommodating to us and hope you would show your gratitude when we are there.  Thank you!

Our speaker for our meeting will be Mary Pat Corrigan, CEO of Volunteers in Medicine.

Come and hear how she organizes 230 volunteers and 6 staff members to provide free medical care to 1700 working individuals and their families!  As a service organization it will be interesting to hear about volunteerism on such a large scale.

We hope to see you at the very first meeting of the year.  It’s also a great opportunity to bring along a friend or co-worker that may be interested in serving the community, genuine networking and professional development opportunities!

Save the dates for our service event for Saturday, January 23 when we will be volunteering with Habijax & our social event is at Velocity Air on Saturday, January 30th!  

Have a great week!
– Jen Suharmadji

Community Service

Save the date for Saturday, January 23rd – HabiJax
In January, we will volunteer with HabiJax.


Members at volunteering at Habijax in 2015.

We will meet by 7:45 for check-in and we start building at 8:00am!
Please meet at:
Edward Waters College Center for Health Disparities
1401 Grunthal Street
Jacksonville, FL

They provide the tools needed and will teach you how to perform the tasks.  Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

The facebook event page is available for RSVP please see our facebook page.

Club Social

Save the date for Saturday, January 30th – Velocity Air
Get ready to bounce!
In January, we will have our club social at Velocity Air more details are on the facebook page.

Velocity Air is located at 7022 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32256

It’s $14 an hour.  We’re meeting at 9pm because that’s when all the kids 13 and under will be gone.

 

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