9/18/2012 Meeting Minutes

SLUDA Meeting Minutes 9/18/2012

Ritter Hall room 223 at 5:30 p.m.

Golf Cart Parade

  • Our Department’s gator will be decorated as the bus from the 90’s movie “Speed” to match the homecoming theme, with street signs: a 25 mph speed limit sign for the parades “Drive 25” theme and a STOP sign that says “help STOP hunger.”

To help decorate: we will be meeting in Fresh Gatherings on Thursday September 27th at 5 p.m. This will be very informal, please feel free to show up when you can and stay until you have to leave. This will be our only time to work on the decorations!

To participate in the parade: sign up on this google doc by Monday September 24th at 5 p.m.


PLEASE NOTE: This is on a Saturday and is on the same day as the farm trip. Big, fun SLUDA day!

Braeutigam’s Farm Trip (September 29 at 9 am)

Signup Deadline: Friday 9/21

Signup Link: https://docs.google.com/a/slu.edu/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Al4Yj2vl7wOOdG1xSS13dFF3QTRqeUFTUTNPZzRmalE#gid=0

Make a Difference Day – Sign ups are now open!

Date: Oct 27th
Time: 8-2ish, 8:30am Kick-Off Ceremony at Soccer Stadium

Details: Be a part of a SLU tradition, and join thousands of SLU students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends for the largest day of service of the year!   This year, MADD is going green and the theme will be SUSTAINABILITY. They are partnering with SLU’s Center for Sustainability and the Missouri Botanical Garden which relates directly to SLUDA! The day will begin with a Kick-Off Ceremony at 8:30am in the Soccer Stadium, then we will be going to out service site for an aweome day of giving back.  Lunch, a re-fillable water bottle, and gloves are all provided so sign up with the link below!
Sign up Deadline: Friday 10/5


Food day (October 24th 11-1 p.m.)
  • Join us the day of to enjoy the keynote speakers, informational booths, and a multiple course meal for $5 to promote healthy, just, and sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Volunteer the week before to help prepare food and ease the workload for our interns!

World Food Day (October 12 at 9 a.m.-7 p.m.)

  • Volunteer opportunities available
  • Pack food for shipment to Tanzania

Les Dames d’Escoffier International

  • This women’s culinary organization will be coming to SLU for their national confernence!  Help us prepare for their arrival the first week of October (more information to come).

Farm to Family Naturally Mobile Markets

  • Distribute food at Metro link stops (more information to come).

Dates to know:

  • This Friday 9/21- deadline to sign up for Farm Trip on 9/29
  • Monday 9/24- Deadline to sign up to be in the Golf Cart Parade on 9/29
  • Thursday 9/27- we will meet in Fresh Gatherings to make Golf Cart Parade float decorations at 5 pm
  • Friday 9/28- deadline to apply for SLUDA leadership positions
  • Saturday 9/29- Farm Trip at 9 am and Parade prep at 3 pm, line up at 5 pm
  • Friday 10/5- deadline to sign up for Make a Difference Day for SLUDA members AND deadline to sign up for Castlewood Hiking trip on 10/13
  • Saturday 10/13- Castlewood Hiking Trip 9 am
  • Wednesday 10/24- Food Day In the Department Garden from 11 am-1 pm
  • Saturday 10/27- Make A Difference Day


  • Submit ideas for t-shirts
  • Order form for pullovers will be available on the website
  • Sign up to write a blog OR be interviewed about your summer! 

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