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ROTARACT CLUB OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES 10TH OCTOBER 2013

Location: Humanities Room 02 Time: 3:30 pm ATTENDEES: President Chadwick Thomas

Dir. Anna Thomas

VP Odile Blake

Dir. Tauna Thomas

Secretary Kamillah Ffrench

Dir. Anna-Kaye Campbell

PRO Mikhail Russell

Dir. Lemar James

SAA Kemar Gordon

Dir. Jean- Paul Martin

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Call to Order

Meeting called to order: 3:47pm by VP Odile Blake o

Rotaract Grace

Led by Prospective Member Janelle Ferguson o

Four Way Test

Led by Prospective Member Janelle Ferguson

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Welcome and Apologies

Director Anna apologized for the lateness of Director Lemar and PRO Mikhail VP Odile apologized for lateness of President Chadwick who was visiting the Rotaract Club of Utech and the lateness Director Mani


Director Anna-Kaye apologized for the lateness of Treasurer Lhacya BUSINESS MATTERS o

Dir. Anna announced today was World Homeless Day and encouraged Rotaractors and Prospective members to help persons who were in need

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Dir. Jean-Paul spoke about Pinktober and mentioned that last week Friday was pink day, where persons had to wear something pink. He noted that the club will be selling pink ribbon pins shortly.

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Persons who wants to register for Breast Cancer Run/walk on October 24th will have to pay $1000 if they are over 18 years old and $500 if under 18 years old.

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Digicel 5k is on October 24, 2013. Persons interested in the run can contact Dir. Jean-Paul for more information.

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Dir. Anna-Kaye spoke about visiting School for the Blind this Saturday, October 12, 2013. More persons interested please contact Dir. Anna-Kaye. The visit will be for 2 hours from 10am -12pm. The meeting place is in Half Way Tree. For persons who want to go directly to School for the Bling, it is located at 57 Mannings Hills Road.

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Prospective Member Deidre spoke about volunteering at the hospital, saying that it was a fulfilling experience and encouraged persons to visit the hospital and offer their services volunteering

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Dir. Anna-Kaye noted that tutoring at Maxfield Park Children’s Home will resume after the holiday and she thanked the persons who came out and supported.

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VP Odile announced that PETS will take place this week October 12th -13th in Negril and told persons the cost between $9000 and $10,000. She encourages person who want to learn about leadership positions and become a part of the Rotaract UWI executive should go. The training sessions will take place on Saturday. There will also be a Blue Jeans event and a beach outing. The date for school-based PETS will be announced in meetings to come.

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Dir. Tauna announced that there will be an outing at Medusa, October 30, 2013 and is inviting Rotaractors and prospective members join. The cost is $1000. Medusa located off Hope Road and is across from Campion College

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Wing sauce competition is on November 2nd. Persons who are skilled in the kitchen and/or are interested in being a part of the Rotaract team can let us know they are interested.

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Dir. Jean-Paul announced World Polio day is on October 24, 2013 and encouraged persons to take pictures showing the “we’re this close” sign to commemorate World Polio Day.

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A demonstration of how a self- breast examination was done by fellow Prospective member Shereese and Dir. Jean-Paul

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Fellowship Through Service


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As of next meeting, all the names of the Prospective members will be entered and drawn from a bag; persons who have been selected will have to carry out an ice-breaker on the spot. This will be considered as a service to the club so Prospective members are asked to come prepared.

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Dir. Tauna led the activity for the meeting which was a quiz

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Announcements

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President Chadwick announced there will be a hike put on by Rotaract Club of St. Andrew North this Saturday, October 12, 2013. Persons interested in going can contact him

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Rotaractor Monique announced that there will be a meeting of the fundraising committee immediately after the general meeting

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President Chadwick stated to the club that if Sargent-At-Arms Kemar does not come to the meeting with a proper joke by next week he must pay $200

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National Anthem

Led by Dir. Jean-Paul o

Adjournment

Meeting adjourned by President Chadwick at 5:03pm

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Fellowship Through Service


General Meeting Minutes-October 10, 2013