Week of 03.13.2017

The President’s Corner

March 13, 2017

Hello Rotaract and Friends! A huge thank you to Brentley Stead of GastroJax for speaking with us last Thursday. Rotaract will be volunteering with GastroJax’s signature event, GastroFest, this weekend. Check them out here!

A special thank you to all who came out to support the Gala at BJ’s Brew House. It was great to see such a large crowd! Don’t forget to save the date for our other events at Chipotle and Jason’s Deli. More information below.

Don’t forget, the Black Tie Blue Jeans Gala is quickly approaching. Over the next three weekends, we are asking each of of members (and anyone else of course) to start ‘gala scouting.’ We need you to pound the pavement and ask local businesses to donate items for the silent auction and food for the hors d’oeuvres. Contact your committee chair or Sara Corrigan for more info or to sign up for a time/location. If you think this is an impossible task, check out all of the great items Katie, Ali, Jonny, and Andrew picked up in a single day:

Gala Scout 1

Gala Scout 2

Excited to see what everyone else can accomplish, and keep selling tickets!

-Tony B.

Community Service

-Save the date: Gastrofest March 18, 2017

More information here
Volunteer sign up here

-Save the date: Gala Fundraiser at Jason’s Deli March 23, 2017 6 PM to 10 PM

15% of proceeds go towards the gala. More information here

-Save the date: Gala Fundraiser at Chipotle in the Town Center March 29, 2017 5 PM to 9 PM

50% of proceeds go towards the gala.

Social

– Save the date: 90’s Bar Crawl March 25, 2017 in Jacksonville Beach.

More information here

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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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