October 2nd GBM Minutes

1. Membership Requirements
  •  4 service hours a semester, 8 total hours to become an official ARC member.
  •  Dues are $5 and will be collected by Ashley Nelson (ashley.m.nelson@vanderbilt.edu).
  •  Upon completion of hours and submission of dues, you will receive a certificate and T-shirt.
2. Emergency Service
  1.  Disaster Services: An Overview
  •  Saturday, October 15th 9:00AM-12:00PM
  •  Thursday, November 11th 6:00PM-9:00PM
  1.  Disaster Action Team Orientation
  •  Thursday, October 20th 6:00PM-8:00PM
  •  Thursday, November 17th 6:00PM-8:00PM
  1.  Disaster Assessment Basics
  •  Saturday, October 22nd 9:00AM-12:00PM
  1. First Aid Training
  •  November 5th
  •  The cost is $70
  •  Certification for 2 years (New This Year!)
  •  Sign up early to ensure you can participate this semester.
  •  Contact jared.e.coe@vanderbilt.edu with questions and to reserve your spot!
3. Community Service (Email jessica.a.chamish@vanderbilt.edu if you have questions)
  1. • One Month March
  • – October 9th: Volunteers to work at a picinic (watching children, handing out food, etc.)
  1. • Dinner at Hope Lodge – American Cancer Society, Wed. November 2nd 5:30-7
  • – Hope Lodge provides free temporary housing for cancer patients receiving outpatient treatment. Volunteers will provide and share a home-cooked meal with patients to help make their stay more comfortable. Each volunteer for this project is required to provide a menu item for the meal. Project coordinators and volunteers will work together to plan a menu.
  1. • Let’s Get Ready
  • Whether it was family, friends or a guidance counselor, everyone needs a helping hand. Only 44% of low-income high school seniors enroll in a four-year college.
  • Please vote for Let’s Get Ready here (http://tinyurl.com/LGRonChase) AND encourage others to as well – spread the word to all of your networks! While voting, please check out HeroBox, another great organization in the Heroes category.
  • – You will get 0.5 service hour for participating. Email Jackie if you did
  • (jaclyn.m.quartner@vanderbilt.edu).
  1. • Hope Autism
  • Fall festival, Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 1-4pm.
  • Friday, November 11th from 5:00p-10:00pm
  • Help watch kids with Autism and their sibling’s. Great experience and lots of fun!
  1. • Homecoming Blood Drive
  • – This is our BIGGEST blood drive of the year!
  • – October 17, 18, and 19
  • – Want to help?
  • – You can volunteer!! Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/a/vanderbilt.edu/spreadsheet/
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  • – Email hannah.e.ponders@vanderbilt.edu
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