10/3, 10/10: Interact Committee Meetings #4 and #5
105 Dwinelle | 6:00pm-7:00pm
Interact Committee’s main goal is to bridge the gap between the collegiate version of Rotary, Rotaract, with its high school branch, Interact. Our committee’s main focus for the semester is the Cal Berkeley Rotaract Stayover (CBRS), in which we strive to empower youth to create a brighter and better tomorrow.
10/4: Third General Meeting: Zootopia!
TBD | 7:00pm-8:00pm | FB Event
Cal Rotaract welcomes you to our 3rd General Meeting dedicated to our organization’s second pillar: Fellowship! Our special Rotarian guest speaker is the current President of the Berkeley Rotary Club- Maxim Schrogin, who is on the Board of Directors for: YEAH! (a shelter for homeless youth), BOCA (Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action, a faith-based community organizing group), and the Jewish Community Center of the East Bay. Be sure to come and see what we have in store for you!
10/7: Family Bonding Night
126 Barrows | 6:30pm – 8:00pm | FB Event
We will be having our first official family event of the semester, Family Bonding Night, on Friday (10/7) from6:30-8:00pm in 126 Barrows! During the first part of the night, big bear/little bear groups will get to spend time together doing various fun, team-building activities. After that, small groups will combine into their respective families and work together to create a family song. All three families will be performing their song at the end of the night! And to go along with the camping theme, we will be making and enjoying delicious s’mores! Don’t miss out!
10/9: Skyline Gardens Restoration
Skyline Gardens | 9:15am-1:30pm | FB Event
Need your dose of fun and sustainable service?! Cal Rotaract is teaming up with Berkeley Rotary to kick off a multi-year project that focuses on botany education and restoration of Skyline Gardens. Transportation and lunch will be provided! Please meet on Sproul at the Telegraph and Bancroft intersection at 9:15am. Drivers are expected to transport volunteers from the garden to campus by 1:00-1:30pm. Sign up to volunteer here
10/10-10/12: IC Fundraiser for Aga Khan Foundation
Sproul Plaza | 10:00am-2:00pm
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), as part of the much larger Aga Khan Development Network, works in 30 countries around the world in a wide variety of disciplines. From economic development projects in Cairo to health care initiatives in Dushanbe, the AKF empowers their beneficiaries with the tools and skills they need for continued growth. More importantly, all of the money that we raise will go directly to those who need it. Stay tuned for more information about IC’s upcoming fundraiser! If you would like to get involved, feel free to join theInternational Committee’s Facebook Group
10/10: Rotary Committee Meeting #3
79 Dwinelle | 7:00pm-8:00pm
The Rotary Committee serves to connect Cal Rotaract with Rotary International. Through our Rotary Mixers, Ignitus (a Ted-Talk inspired event), and our Mentorship Program, we hope to inspire members to continue service at the professional level. Join Rotary committee to get more involved in planning Ignitus and participating in our Mentorship Program!
10/12: International Committee Meeting #3
71 Evans | 7:00pm-8:00pm
International Committee is a group of students passionate about international service. Through activities, fundraisers, and educational discussions, we strive to make Cal Rotaract and the Cal campus more aware of international and humanitarian crises. Join International Committee if you’re interested in planning and leading our international service projects!
10/13: Local Committee Meeting #3
205 Dwinelle | 7:00pm-8:00pm
Local Committee is one of the four committees in Cal Rotaract devoted to reinforcing Rotary International’s theme of “service above self.” We are committed to this theme by providing service at a local level specifically in the East bay/ Berkeley Area. Help us make an impact in our local community by joining our Local Committee!
10/14: Social: Express Train to Tundratown!
Oakland Ice Center | 5:30pm-9:00pm
Did you know that Zootopia’s Tundratown is only a BART ride away? Although the midterm season beckons you to study, join your Fellowship co-chairs and Rotaract family as we skate and laugh away the fears of the stressful season! We will be meeting at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. More details to come on our Cal Rotaract 2016 group page
, so stay tuned!