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Briana Tafoya
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« on: February 10, 2014, 10:03:02 PM »


Hey guys.Smiley We are now four weeks into the semester and there are plenty of opportunities for you to get your hours and help out our community. Feel free to participate in as many committee events as possible!!!

General Club Updates

-Be Read Cross Ready Course

Committee Updates

1.Blood

2.Health and Safety

3.Disaster

4.Youth

5.Awareness and Fundraising

General Club Updates

*opportunities for hours

-**THURSDAY 2/20- First Be Red Cross Ready Course of the semester!
It's that special monthly opportunity again! Come get prepared with us at the upcoming Be Red Cross Ready presentation by the American Red Cross @ Cal!
We will be teaching you the essentials for disaster preparedness, from making emergency plans to preparing disaster packs and supplies to basic earthquake and fire survival skills. This training is a greater refresher for disaster preparedness and an invaluable course for life saving skills! Bring your roommates, friends, and family to our FREE Be Red Cross Ready training! Our upcoming training will be Thursday, February 20th with the location to be announced. Free admission to the general public. See you there

Committee Updates

1.Blood
- WEDNESDAY 2/12, 6-7 PM Board Game Night with the Blood Committee
Location: Dwinelle Steps (a coordinator/intern will be there to direct you!)
Bring your favorite games and have some fun!  Come out and bond with all of the amazing blood committee members and make some new friends. There will be snacks!

-*THURSDAY 2/6-WEDNESDAY 2/12 Flyering for the February Blood Drive
Location: Sproul Plaza, ARC@Cal table (usually across from GBC)
Sign-up for shifts: http://wejoinin.com/sheets/dxcje
Help us get the word out about the importance of blood donation and the upcoming blood drive! This is the most important step to having a successful blood drive, and we depend on our amazing volunteers!

- *THURSDAY 2/13, 12-6 PM February Blood Drive!
Location: Anna Head Alumnae Hall (& Sproul Plaza for flyering!)
Sign-up for shifts: http://wejoinin.com/sheets/ikayv
Flyering and canteening on the day of the blood drive, must have attended orientation to canteen!

2.Health and Safety
*THURSDAY 2/13 H&S Committee Meeting, 136 Barrows, 6-7 PM - Learn how to teach citizen (hands-only) CPR and get ready to prepare the community. We’re going to be teaching this skill to the fraternities and sororities NEXT WEEK! Gain one hour for just showing up!

*MONDAY 2/17 Training Citizen CPR at Sigma Phi Epsilon, 7 PM - For those trained at our 2/13 committee meeting in hands-only CPR, come out into the community and teach this basic life-saving skill!


3.Disaster
*FRIDAY 2/14 6-7PM Train the Trainer - Our first TTT course will be held this Friday, from 6-7PM. If you would like to help teach Be Red Cross Ready, you need to take this course!

*THURSDAY 2/20 6-7PM Public Be Red Cross Ready Course -

4.Youth
 *-SATURDAY 2/22 Educate the Bay Summit 1:30-2:15PM, 83 Dwinelle
Please come out to showcase how the Youth Committee presents its Youth Preparedness Presentations!
Please contact Julia Chang (julia.chang95@gmail.com) if you are able to attend!


-*MONDAY February 24 Youth committee meeting from 6-7PM (room TBA)
We will have the Youth Preparedness Training at this meeting so please attend!

*-SATURDAY 4/19 Eggster
Come out to the next Youth meeting to help build our booth for Eggster!

5.Fundraising and Awareness

***SAVE THE DATE: Berkeley Poverty & Homelessness Symposium**
-March 3rd - 7th : a week of speakers, workshops, & performances that address issues of poverty & structural inequity. Come out for FREE food on Monday & stay for all the great events throughout the week around poverty as it relates to disaster preparedness, economics, gender inequality, and MORE!

-More info to follow!

Have a good week!:D           
ARC at Cal Executive Committee
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