President’s Corner 7.30.18

President’s Corner 7.30.18

Hi everyone,

We had an awesome meeting last Thursday followed by a fun dinner at The Bearded Pig. Our speaker was Julia Kalinski, the Director of Resource Development from Daniel Kids. We learned about her Rotary story and all Daniel Kids does for our community. She also updated us on the visitation center, which was the beneficiary of our 2017 Black Tie Blue Jeans Gala. They were able to fully renovate this space with new floors, fresh paint, rugs, and update the design in general. We look forward to continue working with Julia as our Rotary liaison and with Daniel Kids.

Cheers,
Jordan Hollis

Rotaract meets at Hightide Burrito the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Mingling starts at 5:45 in the back room and the meeting starts at 6:30

Our next meeting will be next Thursday, August 9th at Hightide Burrito at 6:30pm. 

Community Service
Now – August 3: Stuff The Bus Drive

We have been collecting school supplies for Stuff The Bus and I will be dropping them off this Friday! Donations will benefit United Way’s Full Service Schools and Achievers For Life initiatives. I will be updating you all with a total supply count on Friday. Thank you to everyone who donated!

August 18: Downtown Rotaract’s Drafts, Dogs, & Duuuval

Downtown Rotaract is hosting their annual fundraiser at Hyperion Brewing Company. Tickets are $20 each, and includes three beer tokens and food. All proceeds of this event benefit the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Florida’s First Coast, an organization that advocates for the best interest of abused, abandoned, and neglected children of our community. Go here to purchase tickets. 

Club Social

August 17: Escape Room

We will be taking our Rotaract talents to an Escape Room for our August social event! Keep an eye out for more details and a Facebook event that you will be able to RSVP on.

Membership Dues
It’s time to pay your dues for the year! Our treasurer, Matt Hieronimus, will be happy to take your payment electronically or in person at our next meeting. We can accept cash, card, check, PayPal, Square Cash, and Venmo. Please reach out to jaxrotaract@gmail.com if you have questions about dues.

Looking Ahead
August 9: 1st General Membership of August
August 17: August Social: Escape Room
August 18: Downtown Rotaract’s Drafts, Dogs, & Duuuval
August 23: 2nd General Membership Meeting of August

September 1: Dues Deadline

 

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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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