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October 30th & November 6th Minutes
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Committee chair and Banquet chair Applications
The application for committee and banquet chairs is here (Just save the Microsoft Document file to your computer).The committee chairs are as follows: Advertising, Community Service, Social, Culture, Fundraising, Webmaster, and Historical. We encourage all interested to apply as we really need the help of our members for ASA's continued success.

A detailed description of what each committee chair will be responsible for in their committee can be viewed here and downloaded here. Please read the descriptions carefully before you apply. You can either print the application and bring it to the next meeting or send it to Erika through email. Next week Monday 11/24/03 will be the deadline. These committee chairs will take an effect next semester, but the officers need to meet with the chairs to prepare you for next semester. Please get involved with ASA and make a real contribution!!

P.S: Although the banquet chair is not an official standing chair we are adding this chair to the list. It is an equally if not more important chair than the others because of its planning and duties. The banquet chair's description has stars next to it at the bottom of the description document.

Dance Team Events
1. On Wednesday 19th at International Festival, hosted by the Austin Community College (Rio Grande campus). The event is from 11pm to 1pm, and dance team members should meet in front of the Smoothie place at 11.30am

2. Kwanzaa Celebration, on Thursday 20th at 7pm. We would be leaving right after the meeting.

Upcoming Fundraiser
Menís basketball game on Nov. 29th

ASA is co-sponsoring the Thanks-thru-Giving project with the Deltas this year. Envelopes have been passed out to collect $$$; the goal is $3,000. Keep in mind that the purpose is to provide needy families on the East Side with a basket of food; when asking for donations, stress that anything given will help. The envelopes are due on Nov. 21st.


See Matrix Revolutions with the ASA
The ASA will be having another social on Friday November 7th. We will be going to see the Matrix Revolutions The ASA will not be paying for the movie.


Kepo at Campus Fusion Diversity Celebration "Two Beats to the Same Drum" Forum with the Black Students Alliance (BSA):
Date: Tuesday October 14th
Location: Sanchez 104 from 7-9 P.M
Purpose of forum: To discuss issues that exist between Africans and African Americans (Dating, Education, Family life, Historical views, and Stereotypes)
The forum will begin with a video that will show people being asked about their views on these issues. We will be having skits to show some of the issues that occur between Africans and African-Americans. For those interested in being volunteers for the skits, contact Erika Cardosa

Forum Publicity:
We will pub with BSA this week for the forum.
The black tote bag with the ASA stuff (trophies, banner, etc.) will be located in the Center for African and African-American Studies on the second floor of Jester.

We will be sending letterheads with Fest Africa info to Businesses, Family, Friends, etc. to spread the word and to obtain funds for Fest Africa. To obtain a letterhead contact Erika Cardosa.

Fund Raising:
  1. Taco Cabana - Thursday October 31st:
    ASA will pass out fliers from 5:30 - 8:00 P.M.
    (This date is pending since Oct. 31st is during Parents' Weekend.)
  2. Erwin Center Basketball game: Saturday November 1st, 10:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Texas Volleyball International Student Night:
Saturday October 18th at 7:00 P.M.
The first 25 International Students will be given a free athletic T-shirt. To get a free T-shirt, contact Alicia Amuneke

Longhorn Halloween:
Sunday, Oct. 26th from 2-5 P.M.
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