Membership Meeting and Upcoming Events

With One Spark going on downtown, it was fitting that we had Annie Tutt from Ronald McDonald House come speak to us about putting on events and fundraising. Annie is the Development and Marketing Director for the Jacksonville Ronald McDonald house and was recently named one of Jacksonville’s “40 Under 40”. She imparted a lotContinue reading “Membership Meeting and Upcoming Events”

Membership Meeting 03-27-14

We had a really great meeting last night. Not only did we have an enjoyable and informative speaker, but we also inducted two new members into our club. David Deviese was a previous Rotaractor who relocated for a job and returned to the area with an interest to continue serving the community.  Our other inducteeContinue reading “Membership Meeting 03-27-14”

Rotary PETS

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend Rotary Presidential Elect Training Seminar (PETS). This is an annual conference that Rotary puts together in each state for the President Elects to come together and prepare for their upcoming year as Rotary presidents. The exciting thing about this year was inclusion of Rotaract clubs and theirContinue reading “Rotary PETS”

Every Little Bit Helps

This last Saturday First Coast Rotaract and South Jax Rotary partnered up to help fight hunger in Jacksonville. Throughout the day Rotaractors and Rotarians greeted Publix customers with the message that every bit helps. The support from the Roosevelt Publix and their wonderful customers was tremendous. One lady was only there to fill a prescription,Continue reading “Every Little Bit Helps”

Membership Meeting

Last night we had the opportunity to have a local business leader in Matthew Kane speak to us at our membership meeting. Matthew is one of the owners of Greenshades software company; a company that was founded in Jacksonville, Florida and continues here today specializing in payroll software. In addition to his success in theContinue reading “Membership Meeting”

The Stars Were Shining

The singing talent (or lack there of) was on full display Saturday night as First Coast Rotaract sang all the hits at Austin Karaoke. This was our January club social event and a place you can find many of our members on a Friday or Saturday night. If you have never been to Austin Karaoke,Continue reading “The Stars Were Shining”

January Service Event

Last Saturday we spent some time helping out at the beautiful Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens. It is a wonderful park and a hidden gem in Jacksonville. We helped out in a several different areas clearing brush piles, cleaning the palm growth, and getting areas ready for new plants. It turned out to be a greatContinue reading “January Service Event”