September 16, 2002
Rotaract Members Present:
Anne Grosvenor (Professional Development Director), Melissa Dawley (Club and
Community Service Director), Amanda Gillis (Treasurer)
Rotaract Members At Large:
Lauren Vilis(President), Sveta Yarmak (Vice-President), Rich Garner
Communications Director), Amy Jo Jenkins
Potential Rotaract Members/Guests:
Brooke Jacobs, Asami Sudani, Emily Infanger, Bryane Hesnan, Megan Brill,
Kristen Irvin, Jen Lowers, Niki Giacchina, Jessica Bowling, Sara Stallings
Rotary Members present: Angie Smith-Rotary/Advisor
Recruitment-Flyers in Mailboxes
We will meet this Friday, September 20 at 1:30pm to stuff flyers in
mailboxes in an effort to recruit new members. Melissa will find out if
this is a good time with the post office manager and send an email out with
details on where to meet and if this is a good time. Lauren should have
the flyers by Wednesday or Thursday of this week.
New meeting time?
There was discussion of a possibility of changing the meeting times to
Tuesday nights. No vote was taken it was just an idea to consider and keep
in mind. We will decide in the next few meetings whether the meetings will
Rotary Golf Tournament
Mark your calendars for the Rotary Golf tournament to be held on Thursday,
October 10, 2002. Registration begins at 11:30am but we will more than
likely need to start with coverage at 1:00pm. You can stay for certain
shifts for a few hours or the whole time if your schedule allows. This is
the first opportunity this year to meet local Rotary members. Angie will
provide details as they become available.
Folders for new members
All the potential members received a new member folder with Rotaract
information included and membership applications. We will recognize new
members in the forthcoming meetings.
New Faculty Advisor Needed
Keep in mind that we need a member of the Elon Faculty to take the place of
our former advisor Mike Magoon.
Officer positions available
- Secretary-to record minutes of meetings
and email all the members with
- Finance Director (will work with the
Treasurer) on organizing fund-raising
- International Director-organize and
develop pen pal relationships with
Rotaractors in other countries, international project ideas
Be thinking too about the committees for which you have a strong interest.
You can help with any or all projects throughout this year. This is just
to plan, lead, and organize different ideas for the club to participate in.
- Club Service
- International Service
- Community Service
- Professional Development
Brainstorming Session of Project Ideas
- Community Service:
Literacy at YMCA and Elon Elementary (Melissa will contact both and get
information) Blood Drive, Pumpkin Carving with Elon Homes, Canned food
Strike, Nursing home visits, Magazine/book drives for local hospitals
- Professional Development:
Elementary school teacher to come speak to the group
Sucker sales, Cook Book, Talent Show
Door Prizes were awarded to 3 lucky winners!
Monday, September 23, 8-9p.m. Ward Octagon (Moseley).