Week of 1.30.2017

The President’s Corner

January 30, 2017

Hello Rotaract and Friends! We had a great visit from Jim Lanahan, Past President of South Jax Rotary, Owner of Advanced Direct Marketing, and Colonel, USMCR Ret.

Though Mr. Lanahan has quite the impressive resume, he spoke to us about his time with Guardian ad Litem. If you don’t know, the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program is a powerful and effective voice advocating for the best interests of Florida’s abused, abandoned and neglected children. Based on the stories we heard last Thursday and the commitment from volunteers like Mr. Lanahan, the program will surely continue to do great things in our community.

-Tony B.

Rotaract Flashback

Even though it is cold, I can see Spring around the corner. That means more time outside before the triple digit Florida Summer. Check out one of our common Rotaract events in the Spring: Field Day! In 2014, we met at Boone Park in Riverside.

Let’s be honest, no matter how cool you think you are, you aren’t “top of the pyramid, arms outstretched, challenge-winning, yelling for joy” cool….

 

Community Service

Save the date: Riverside Craft Beer Fest February 25, 2017

More information here

Also keep an eye out for requests from the team planning the Gala.

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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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