I. Relay for Life
    A. Relay was a great success!  We raised over $66, 000, and we can continue to fundraise until August, so keep getting those donations!
    B. A big thank you to everyone who helped out!

II. Lobby Day
    A. This year's Lobby Day is this coming Monday, April 4th
    B. There will not be an official delegation from Brandeis CAC attending, but you are welcome to go if you like
    C. Lobby Day will be from 11am-12pm, and if you would like more information, feel free to contact Michelle Hack at michy@brandeis.edu

III. Hope Lodge
    A. We will be visiting Hope Lodge on Wednesday, April 6th, from 6pm-9pm
    B. There will be no meeting that night
    C. We are still trying to find a Branvan driver who can take us, so if you know someone, please let one of the board members know!
    D. We have several options for activities to do at Hope Lodge, including arts and crafts (making beads or making potted plants) and baking (decorating cupcakes)
    E. If you would like to come to Hope Lodge, please email Rachel Danzig at rachyspp@brandeis.edu

IV. Idiot Cycle
    A. We finally have a date for the Idiot Cycle!
    B. We will be showing the documentary on April 13th, starting at 9pm until around 11pm, in the Mandel Center (G03)
    C. There will be fliers to advertise this event coming soon!

V. Relay Fundraiser/Melanoma Monday
    A. We want to hold one last fundraiser for Relay for Life before the end of the school year, and we decided to do it with Melanoma Monday (which is May 2nd)
    B. On April 30th, we are planning to help host a wiffle ball tournament
    C. The details of the event are still being finalized, but there will be tabling for this event in Usdan starting Thursday, April 7th until Tuesday, April 12th
    D. We hope to be tabling at the event itself with sunscreen to give out to educate people about staying safe and preventing skin cancer in the summer months
    E. More information will be coming soon, but if you are interested in helping out, feel free to contact one of the board members

VI. Elections
    A. We will be holding elections for CAC president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer during our April 27th meeting
        1. Something to note for the secretary position, your job will include maintaining the website
        2. Something to note for the treasurer position, you will have to attend a meeting in the fall of next year to discuss finances (SUMS and marathon)
    B. If you would like to run for any of these four positions, please email Sarah Cohen at setc@brandeis.edu by APRIL 18TH
    C. The elections for the chair positions (advocacy chair, education chair, and survivorship chair) will be in the fall of next year
    D. We will also be voting on Constitutional changes during the April 27th meeting
    E. You can run for one of these positions as well as a chair position on the Relay for Life Committee (just something to keep in mind)

April 6th - We will not be holding our regular meeting as we will be going to Hope Lodge instead

April 13th - We will be showing the documentary the Idiot Cycle during our regular meeting time

April 27th - We will be holding elections, so be sure to let Sarah know if you'd like to run for one of the positions by April 18th, and be sure to come to the meeting to vote!

 
 
I. The Idiot Cycle
    A. This a documentary discussing environmental pollutants and the companies that profit from it, with links to causing cancer
    B. The documentary will be shown APRIL 13TH, at 9PM in the MANDEL CENTER
    C. Since this is a Wednesday night, we will not be having our regular meeting, but rather, will be screening this film, so please come out!

II. UNO Fundraiser
    A. We will be having a fundraiser for Relay for Life and Habitat for Humanity tomorrow, March 17th, at UNO's restaurant
    B. All you have to do is either go to UNOs (opens at 11am) or call in for delivery, and mention Relay for Life of Brandeis University, and 20% of your order will go to Relay!

III. Bank Night
    A. Bank Night is when Relay team captains show up to Gosman (either the atrium or the Napoli Room) and turn in all of their offline donations to date, receive their team's t-shirts, and pick their campsite for Relay
    B. Bank Night will be MARCH 21ST, from 7PM until at least 10PM
    C. We will need some volunteers to help set-up at 6:30PM and then stay and help out during the rest of the night
        1. If you are able to come out and help, please let us know, since the more people we have, the faster and more smooth it goes!

IV. Relay for Life
    A. Relay is fast approaching!  MARCH 26TH!
    B. We will need volunteers to help set-up during the afternoon before Relay
        1. If you are able to help us set-up, we will probably be starting around noon, so let us know if you can help!
    C. We will also need some volunteers for the registration period since we will have a table with information about CAC
        1. Again, if you are able to help out, let us know!  (We will especially need help from 7pm to 8pm that night)
    D. The theme for this year's Relay is Carnival, and as such, we will be having some Carnival themed games at Relay
        1. We would like some extra volunteers to help out running these booths, so if you are interested, again, let us know!
    E. At our next meeting, we will be decorating Luminaria bags and t-shirts
    F. We will also be starting Relay preparations earlier for next year
        1. This includes sending out information and applications for sub-committee positions earlier this year, as in several weeks after Relay (March 26th)
        2. If you are interested in any of the sub-committees, or in being event co-chair (the person who will take over Relay the year after next), feel free to talk to any of the current committee members to learn more

V. Elections
    A. We will be holding elections for next year's board positions on April 27th
        1. These positions include: president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer
        2. Elections for chair positions will be in the fall
    B. If you are interested, feel free to talk to any of our current board members!
    C. Elections will be relatively simple, with speeches on the 27th and then a vote that same night

VI. Sweatshirts
    A. If you ordered a Relay Committee sweatshirt, they should be ready for pick-up on Monday night at Bank Night

VII. Survivor Group
    A. There will be another meeting of the survivor support group this coming Saturday at 11am
    B. If you know any survivors on campus who may be interested in attending, feel free to email Rachel Danzig at rachyspp@brandeis.edu

VIII. Mission and Advocacy
    A. Our mission and advocacy chair will attend a meeting this coming Friday to discuss the possibility of making Brandeis a smoke-free or smoking restricted campus
    B. If you have any smoking incidents that you would like to share with Michelle for her to share with the university, then please email her at michy@brandeis.edu

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE MARCH 23RD, AT 9P



 
 
I. Rumba (March 5, 10pm - 2am)
    A. Tickets are pins, and they are $5
    B. Proceeds go to Relay for Life
    C. We will need 6 sober volunteers to help check pins at the door throughout the night
    D. We will also need 2 sober volunteers to be present at the whole party
    E. If you'd like to help set-up, we will need volunteers in the afternoon before the event
    F. If you can do either, please email one of the board members

II. Chabad
    A. March 4, 2011
        1. Shabbat dinner at Chabad this week is in honor of Relay for Life
        2. There is a suggested donation of $5 to attend dinner this week, and all proceeds will go to the Chabad Relay for Life team
        3. You can make the donation online at chabadbrandeis.org

III. Idiot Cycle
    A. The film, the Idiot Cycle, will be shown soon (once we get a date)

IV. Relay for Life Coffeehouse
    A. On March 14th, we will be having a coffeehouse in Chums
    B. Once we have a final list of performers, we will let you all know

V. UNO Dough Fundraiser
    A. On March 17th, we will be having an UNO fundraiser
    B. We are doing this alongside Waltham Group
    C. There will be van service provided throughout the night, but you will need to sign-up for a time slot to take the van to UNO (you do not need to wait for the van to go if you have a car or go with a friend who has a car)
    D. All you have to do is go to UNOs on the 17th and tell them that you are there for Relay for Life for Brandeis University, and 20% of your order value will go to Relay

VI. Bank Night
    A. Bank Night is the night where teams bring all of their offline donations to date to Relay Committee Members (in Gosman) as well as sign-up for a campsite location, and we in turn give each team their t-shirts
    B. We will need volunteers to help out that night so that everything runs smoothly (we will ask for volunteers at later meetings)
    C. Bank Night will probably run from either 7 or 8pm until 10pm

VII. Relay for Life
    A. Relay is March 26th-27th!
    B. We will have a table there with information about CAC
    C. We will also need volunteers the night of Relay to help table for CAC, which we will ask about at later meetings, so keep that in mind as well

Our next meeting will be March 9th at 9pm in SCC 313!