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Briana Tafoya
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« on: February 17, 2014, 11:26:16 PM »


Hey guys.Smiley Hopefully school is going well and you are all bracing yourselves for the first round of midterms.Before the semester gets hectic, get some of your hours done by participating in as many committee events as possible!We have plenty!!!


General Club Updates

-Second General Meeting

-Be Read Cross Ready Course

-Berkeley Project with ARC@Cal

-Dance Marathon with ARC @ Cal


Committee Updates

1.Blood

2.Health and Safety

3.Disaster

4.Youth

5.Awareness and Fundraising


General Club Updates

*opportunities for hour

-**TUESDAY 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

-*TUESDAY 2/25 We will be having our second general meeting from 7-8PM in 223 Dwinelle!!!Come on by and hang out with your fellow club memebers as you learn more about upcoming events and accomplisments we have made. This is the perfect opportunity to pay your 10 dollar membership dues and  to purchase a snazzy club shirt for only 7 dollars!!!Add yourselves to our facebook event on the link below and spread the word to your friends!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/663159430410620/?previousaction=join&source=1
Can’t wait to see you all there.Smiley

-*SATURDAY 3/1- Volunteer for the Berkeley Project with ARC@Cal-SIGN-UP DEADLINE 2/21
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Berkeley Project, here’s what they’re all about: “We desire to permanently change the relationship between the students and residents of Berkeley through hands-on community service.” Sign-up to volunteer at https://www.berkeleyproject.org/
In the Spring semester, BP month consists of 3 Saturdays devoted to community service! This year, ARC@Cal will be serving with other members of the campus community on March 1st, so mark your calendars and apply ASAP! Put American Red Cross at Cal as your student group, and Alison Zhong as your preferred site leader, and we should be all set to put our hands to work and make this city more beautiful together. Oh, and also get free stuff (and breakfast and lunch!) as rewards for our hard work.

-*Saturday 3/15 - Dance Marathon with ARC@Cal
Bouncy houses, lazertag, DJs, performances, sumo suits, unlimited food, photobooths, caricature artists, Hoodie Allen and more??
Dance Marathon is going to held on SATURDAY, MARCH 15-16 from 12pm-12am! We're raising funds for pediatric AIDS and challenging dancers to stay on their feet for twelve hours straight!
Register NOW with the AMERICAN RED CROSS AT CAL team (Team captain: Madhuvanthi Suresh) for only $20! It will be super fun and you'll get to bond with your fellow ARC members while volunteering for a good cause!!!
Sign up at: http://www.asuc.org/dancemarathon/

Committee Updates

1.Blood

-*WEDNESDAY 2/19 Committee Meeting, 6-7pm 136 Barrows

2.Health and Safety

*MONDAY 2/24 and Wednesday 2/26 Training Citizen CPR at the Greeks - 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! 
-Sign up by emailing arcatcalhs@gmail.com
-View available times here: http://tinyurl.com/greektraining

*THURSDAY 2/27 H&S Committee Meeting, 136 Barrows, 6-7 PM - We will have another Training Citizen CPR class at the end of this meeting. 

*SUNDAY 3/9 Suicide Prevention First Aid Booth, Sproul Steps, 10AM-4PM -
-Sign up here: http://tinyurl.com/firstaidbooth

3.Disaster

-*TUESDAY-THURSDAY 2/20 Tabling/Flyering for the BRCR- 11AM-2PM- We need all the help we can get to publicize the BRCR course! Sign up here: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/hlbbe Anyone can sign up, not just disaster members!

-*TUESDAY 2/18 Committee Meeting at 104 Dwinelle from 7 - 7:45 PM! - updates on training Greek life!

-*THURSDAY 2/20 6-7PM Public Be Red Cross Ready Course at 55 Evans - Are you ready for the next major earthquake? Do you have an emergency plan with your roommates? Do you know what to put in a disaster kit? If not, this is an opportunity for you! Come get trained by Disaster Services at American Red Cross @ Cal in a FREE PUBLIC Disaster Preparedness Training. Spend one hour of class and come out with life saving skills!

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 2/24 youth committee meeting from 6-7PM (136 Barrows)
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

TUESDAY 2/18 Committee Meeting at 104 Dwinelle from 7:45-8:45 PM! - learn more about measles and how it relates to YOUR life!
***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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