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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Dixon Corn Maze

Fun fact: Dixon corn maze is one of the biggest corn mazes in the world - over 40 acres! Come out to this social if you’re up for the challenge and want to solve this fun puzzle with your VN CARES friends.

The maze does have a small admission fee ($14) which you can pay to our treasurer (cash or venmo) the day of.

What to bring: Warm clothes for the night, flashlight (optional but recommended)

Location:
6150 Dixon Ave West, Dixon, California 95620

*subject to change, please refer to future fb announcements for updates*

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Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Bowling Social

Have some time to spare? How about going to a social that’s right up your alley?

Come on out and join us at our bowling social! Show off your bowling skills and knock down some pins while knocking out your social requirement. Hope to see you all there ^^

Location: MU Games Area

Cost: $5 per person per game + $2 shoe rental

*subject to change, please refer to future fb announcements for updates*

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

ACE Social

This social is perfect for those interested in joining the ACE program this quarter. Get to know your potential big/little! This event is not limited to only those who wish to join ACE as everyone is welcomed to come and spend time with their favorite VN CARES friends ^^

More information to be released as the date gets closer

*subject to change, please refer to future fb announcements for updates*

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Dec
7
1:00 PM13:00

ACE Reveal

Let's join us at our A.C.E Revealing as we welcome new VN CARES Ems finding out their Anhs/ Chis. We will start our revealing near the beginning of the event, please arrive on time. Everyone is welcomed to attend and have fun with us ^^

This will be the last social of the quarter.

Do not forget to bring gifts for your Anhs/ Chis and Ems.

*subject to change, please refer to future fb announcements for updates*

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Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00

EM-azing r-ACE

Come and show your family spirit at the EM-amazing r-ACE! Join us as the families go head to head in activities that will test their teamwork, physical endurance, and problem solving skills. Work together with your fellow interns and bring honor to your family names. Plenty of fun and surprises guaranteed as this will be the last social of the summer so hope to see you all there ^^

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Sep
1
9:00 AM09:00

Rafting Social

Ready to go on an exciting summer adventure? Join us at our Rafting Social and get to bond with your fellow VN CARES interns as your navigate your way through the American River! Participants will be required to rent a life jacket and rafting equipment. Bring sunscreen, a towel, a change of clothes, and yourself (:
Hope to see you all there ^^

Date: Sunday, September 1st
Time: 9-11AM
Address: 11257 S Bridge St, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Cost: ~$20 per person

If you need a ride or can offer a ride, please sign up on the carpool sheet: https://docs.google.com/…/1Ok6AO9bf7Pj599Fn3F8eUkpwkN…/edit…

Let me know if you guys have any questions or concerns ^^

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Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Board Game social

Nothing to do on a boring summer day? Come and hang out with your VN CARES friends at our board game social! Compete with your friends and show off your skills. Location and time will be announced as we get closer to the date. Hope to see you all there ^^

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Jul
13
5:00 PM17:00

Pool Party Social

Summer heat got you beat? Come and hang out with all your favorite VN CARES friends at our pool party social! Food will be provided so just bring some sunscreen, your favorite swimsuit, and yourself! This will be our first social for the summer so hope to see you all there ^^

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Feb
24
8:00 AM08:00

Hiking Social

Come out and enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Berryessa with your favorite VN CARES people. What better way to start off your Sunday than by immersing yourself in nature, spending quality time with friends, and getting a little bit of exercise in - all at the same time!

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Jan
11
to Jan 13

Winter Retreat

It's nearing that time of year, the event that I know you've all been waiting for: Winter Retreat! Come bond with your VN CARES family at this fun-filled 3 day, 2 night trip. We have a lot of great activities and other surprises in store for y'all, so definitely don't miss this opportunity to come experience them all with your fellow VN CARES friends. 

If you are interested in coming, please RSVP via the following link by Saturday, December 15th. Please only RSVP if you are seriously considering attending!
https://goo.gl/forms/wuPsAhrHI9U9lIAo1

We do have a cap on the max number people we can bring, so sign up early, spots WILL fill up! The estimated price is $40-$50 (price will be finalized later when the exact headcount is known).

We will coordinate an exact departure time from Davis for Friday, January 11th based on attendees' availability.

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Nov
17
5:00 PM17:00

Game Day with MSes

PHAC is hosting a joint, Tri-Org social (HLUB/PHAC/VN CARES) this upcoming Saturday, November 17th. Our medical students will also be joining us at the social, so if you want to get to know them and the fellow interns in our sister organizations, then definitely come out to this event! (PHAC also has a Blaze Fundraiser right after if you want to go support them for that as well) 😁

VN CARES social credit will also be offered if you go

Location: Hutchinson Field (by the ARC Pavillion on campus)

Time: 5:00PM-6:30PM

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Nov
12
5:30 PM17:30

ACE Social

Come out and enjoy a wonderful evening with your VN CARES friends as you compete head-to-head with one another in some fun-filled, glow-in-the-dark activities followed by a chill s'more roasting session huddled around a fire. Bigs and Littles, this is a great chance for you to get to know each other better before ACE Pairing request surveys are due. But of course, everyone is welcome and even encouraged to come too. The more the merrier! 

Be sure to bring: comfortable shoes, warm clothes, and your VN CARES spirit :)

***Please make note of the new date AND time!!!

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Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dixon Corn Maze

Fun fact: Dixon corn maze is one of the biggest corn mazes in the world - over 40 acres! Come out to this social if you’re up for the challenge and want to solve this fun puzzle with your VN CARES friends. Also, please sign up using the link below if you can provide rides or need a ride! 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z2S8ensjd8P89QEcqJzs-3rbM_G65dpDve3M4Y0AY1Q/edit?usp=sharing

Also the maze does have a small admission fee ($14) which you can pay to our treasurer (cash or venmo) the day of.

 

Where: 6150 DIXON AVE WEST DIXON, CA 95620

When: Saturday, October 27th, 7 pm - 9:30pm 

What to bring: Warm clothes for the night,  optional (but recommended): flashlights.

 

Officer in Charge: Eric Nguyen

(310) 980-7658

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Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

The EM-azing r-ACE

The BIGGEST AND FINAL social for the summer! It will be a race against time and a test of physical and mental challenges where you will paired up with your fellow VN CARES family members and asked to race through Davis and find clues to help determine the final destination! The more family members you have the more of an advantage you have of winning the race for your family. Don't dishonor your family name and everyone come out! I guarantee that you will have fun!

Also, don't be late so that we can get the race started right on time!

What to bring: A conviction to win, WATER, comfortable shoes and clothing, Sunscreen, optional clothes to get wet in!

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Aug
12
3:00 PM15:00

Ice Cream Making Social

What do Good Scoop, Sweet and Shavery, and Cream have in common? Their ice cream is not nearly as good as the ice cream we'll be making at this social! Come out and join your fellow interns in making some good ol' homemade bag ice cream. We'll be topping off the afternoon with some friendly board game competition. Kick back, enjoy your ice cream, and use it to calm the nerves and sharpen the mind to triumph over your friends!

Questions/concerns/carpool arrangement needs: info@vncares.org

When: Friday, August 12th 3-5pm

Where: TBD

What to bring: Just your VN CARES spirit (and any additional board games you wish to bring)

Officer in Charge: Eric Nguyen

(310) 980-7658

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Jul
15
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Pool Party

Hey All! 

What better way to beat the heat than to come out to a VN CARES pool party? Come out and hang out with everyone, swim, and eat some FREE food! Its going to be loads of fun and I guarantee there will be water. Show up for at least two hours in the time frame to receive your social credit! See you all there!

What to bring: Swimming clothes, sunscreen, your positive attitude, water!

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May
19
6:00 PM18:00

A.C.E. Reveal

Join us at our ACE Reveal as we celebrate friendship and welcome our newest members into our families. Please dress comfortably and settle in for a cozy evening of fun! The reveal will be happening AT THE BEGINNING of the event, so please do not be late. All interns and alumni are welcome. We encourage everyone, not just those involved in the reveal, to come support their VN CARES families!

*This event is mandatory for all new interns and all old interns who are picking up an em. If you fall in this category and cannot attend the event, please contact Michelle or Nina*

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May
5
4:00 PM16:00

A.C.E Olympics

JOIN US FOR OUR A.C.E. OLYMPICS! The families will battle it out in a compilation of games testing your strength, agility, and wit. No matter where your true strengths lie, your family needs you to win. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

NEW INTERNS this is your chance to get to know the VN CARES families before we establish the pairings. We highly encourage you to come out as YOU WILL SOON BE A PART OF THE FAMILIES. 

We can't wait to watch the families battle it out. IT'LL BE GREAT. Please bring your spirit, energy, and sunblock.

Carpool Sign-up Sheet here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1R1ltNF9righBitIoPb0aNaDeCi8IYFikvj8QUdRU-P0/edit#gid=0

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Apr
28
5:30 PM17:30

PHAC/ VN CARES/ HLUB Annual Banquet Celebration

  • 5731 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95824 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come celebrate with us at this fun-filled event as VN CARES, PHAC, and HLUB commemorate our interns and all we have accomplished this year along with our medical students and preceptors! There will be great food, loads of entertainment, and awesome people to share the night with, making this an event you definitely don't want to miss!

Attire: Semi-Formal
Men - Button Up with Slacks (No jeans)
Women - Formal Dress

RSVP required for this event. See weekly newsletter for details. 

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Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Inter-Clinic Ice Skating Social

Hello VN CARES Members! 

Come out to our fantastic ice skating event in Vacaville! We will be ice skating together so don't worry about if you have no experience on the ice. 

Get those skates ready for some spins, twirls, triple axels maybe and a funtastic time!

 

Where: 551 Davis St, Vacaville, CA 95688

When: Friday March 3rd 7:00 PM- 9:30 PM

Attire: Warmer clothes because the rink is chilly

Cost: Rental with Skates - $13

Without skates -$10

 

Here is a carpool list if you are interested in going but need  a ride! Drivers please sign up as well if you can drive our fellow members!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1H8teZa-4w-D_W2Z38sabjKEpPJdYjVzyXBJALOv-2BA/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

Contact Joseph if you have any questions.

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Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

ACE Board Game Night

  • Garrison Room on the 2nd floor of the MU (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ever feel like playing board games but can never find enough people to play with you? No? Still, let us take the stress of planning from you and come to VN CARES’s ACE Board Game Night! We have many titles awaiting you and your VN CARES fam. We have scheduled games that will count for the competition but please feel free to bring your own games to play! Family points will go to most spirited person/family, most games won per person/family, family with most % attendance.

THERE WILL BE FOOD!

Date: Saturday, February 10th 6-8 PM

Location: Garrison Room on the 2nd floor of the MU

Games schedule/sign-up linked HERE.

If you can drive or are in need of a ride, please fill out the carpool sheet HERE.

 

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Nov
19
7:00 AM07:00

Stebbins Cold Canyon Loop Hiking Trip

Have you ever hoped to hike through nature smelling the flowers and being one with nature? And further mentally and physically push yourself so that you have something to be proud of? Then this social is the one for you! We will be hiking the Homestead Trail and there will be rocks and obstacles but as long as we do it together then we will make it to the top with a sense of achievement and great pictures to post on social media. 

We will be setting up caropools to the location so please sign up on the link below if you can drive or need a ride there. 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1J4m6pyzdUJEx4ZCsGZBjXR49zmK559wuCPQm7MtQMeQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

Where: Hwy 128 Winters, CA 95694

When: Sunday November 19th 7:00 am Meet at U-Mall and we will drive out together

What to bring: Dry Fit Athletic clothes. Wear layers and you can take them off as it gets hotter.  Reliable tennis shoes/hiking shoes, Bring at least 32 oz of water!, backpack, hats, sunscreen, A mental fortitude to conquer the hike.

 

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen

408-706-6784

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Nov
17
5:00 PM17:00

A.C.E Reveal

Get ready for one of the most puzzling weeks of your life.

Get ready for one of the most puzzling weeks of your life.

Join us at our ACE Reveal as we celebrate friendship through mildly competitive indoor life-sized board games. This event is a potluck and there will have a hot chocolate bar. Please dress comfortably and settle in for a cozy evening of fun! The reveal will be happening AT THE BEGINNING of the event, so please do not be late. Please also remember to bring your anh/chi/em a small gift <$20) as a warm gesture to mark a new friendship. All interns and alumni are welcome. We encourage everyone, not just those involved in the reveal, to come support their VN CARES families!

*This event is mandatory for all new interns and all old interns who are picking up an em. If you fall in this category and cannot attend the event, please contact Michelle*

Attire: Comfortable

When: Friday, November 17th 5-7PM

Location: TBA

Potluck sign up sheet HERE.

Carpool sheet HERE. Please fill it out if you can drive others or are in need of a ride.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michelle at vicepresident@vncares.org or (408) 355-8200.

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Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dixon Corn Maze Adventure!

Do you want to walk through 40 acres of corns with your fellow VN CARES members? IF you answered YES then come out to this wonderful social. The Dixon corn maze is one of the biggest corn maze and we are lucky we are so close. Come on out to this social if you want to solve the mystery of this corn maze. Sign up below at this link if you can provide rides or need a ride! 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AF1cYKIYsHhZqLIMUKZOv03yCS9RyNnPb1GXxYynIVY/edit?usp=sharing

Also the maze does cost a small sum but we get a slight discount for going in a group so if you can going please venmo @ucdvncares or just pay our Treasurer the admission fee of $13 dollars. 

 

Where: 6150 DIXON AVE WEST DIXON, CA 95620

When: Friday October 27th, 7 pm - 9:30pm 

What to bring: Warm clothes for the night,  optional: flashlights.

 

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen

408-706-6784

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Oct
8
4:00 PM16:00

VN CARES/VSA Welcome BBQ

Hello Everyone! 

Welcome back everyone to the start of the quarter! We will be celebrating the return to academia by having a wonderful collaboration BBQ with VSA. It will be a event that will help to advertise to anyone that is interested in joining VN CARES. So INVITE EVERYONE you know that might be interested in joining our wonderful family. There will be plentiful amounts of food for everyone and some activities as well. 

 

Where: Oxford Circle Park- 505 Orchard Park Cir, Davis, CA 95616

When: Sunday October 8th 4-6pm

 

Officer in Charge: 

Joseph Nguyen 408-706-6784

 

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Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

The Em-azing R-ACE

The BIGGEST AND FINAL social for the summer! It will be a race against time and a test of physical and mental challenges where you will paired up with your fellow VN CARES family members and asked to race through Davis and find clues to help determine the final destination! The more family members you have the more of an advantage you have of winning the race for your family. Don't dishonor your family name and everyone come out! I guarantee that you will have fun.  There will be a fabulous surprise at the end of destination which includes FOOD and MORE SURPRISES and I hope that everyone can come out and have fun with all of us! 

 

Also please arrive EARLY before 12 pm @ the designated location if you are intending to participate in the social to make sure that everyone is there on time! 

 

If you have any questions about socials or anything contact me, Joseph Nguyen.

 

Where: The Silo on Campus

When: Saturday September 23rd 12-3pm

What to bring: A conviction to win, WATER, comfortable shoes and clothing, Sunscreen, optional clothes to get wet in!

 

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen 

408-706-6784

 

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Sep
10
8:00 PM20:00

Death Star Night Mania

Its still hot but don't worry this will be after the sun sets and it will be an amazing time! We will be playing assorted games and activities together in the Death Star and all be running through the cool night air. Come out and have some good night fun with everyone! 

 

Where: "Death Star" Social Science Building on Campus - Meet @ the stairs

When: Sunday September 10th 8-10pm

What to bring: Wear comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, bring jackets and sweaters, Water

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen

408-706-6784

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Aug
4
5:00 PM17:00

Ice Cream Making Social

I know what you are all thinking, an ice cream making social? My reply would be "why yes the first of its kind!"

Come out, there is opportunity to make ice cream if you haven't done it before with just some bags and ice! Then the fun part is you can eat it afterwards. Also to spice things up there will be a competition for everyone who wants to participate of who can make the best tasting and looking ice cream! There will be official judges and you will be judged on a number of criteria from aesthetics, presentation, and taste. Wow R&E skills put into practice! Otherwise just come out and eat some ice cream and play some games with your VN CARES Family! 

 

If you have any questions about socials or anything contact me, Joseph

 

When: Friday August 4th 5-7:30pm

Where: Sundance Apartments Club House-510 Arthur St, Davis, CA 95616

What to bring: You, some board games you might want to play, Desire to make the most amazing ice cream you ever eaten

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen

408-706-6784 

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Jul
16
2:00 PM14:00

VN CARES Summer BBQ Pool Party

Hey All! 

The weather is absolutely scorching so wouldn't a dip in the pool be an amazing idea? Come out and hang out with everyone, swim, and eat some FREE food! Its going to be loads of fun and I guarantee there will be water. Show up for at least two hours in the time frame to receive your social credit!

 

When: Sunday July 16th 2-6 pm

Where: Sundance Apartments -510 Arthur St, Davis, CA 95616

What to bring: Swimming clothes, sunscreen, your positive attitude, water!

Officer in Charge: Joseph Nguyen

408-706-6784 

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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

A.C.E Reveal

TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT. The BIG reveal between the Anh/Chis and Ems. . Didn't get enough clues to figure out who your Anh/Chi is? No worries, through special hints and games, you're guaranteed to be in for a roller coaster of emotions before the big reveal. This event will be a potluck dinner (please avoid bringing desserts, we will take care of that and we suggest you coordinate with your families). A sign-up sheet can be found HERE. Remember to bring your big/little a gift <$20) to kick off your budding friendship. Lastly, PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE, we have a fun filled night and will start promptly. GET READY!

*This event is mandatory for all new interns and bigs, however ALL FAMILY MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

Location: Lakeshore Aparments Clubhouse (1175 Lake Blvd. Davis, A 95616)

A carpool sheet can be found HERE. Please fill it out if you can drive others or are in need of a ride.

*The clubhouse is located by the lake at the back of the apartment complex.

Parking: You may park along the street or at the plaza across the street

If you find yourself lost on the day of or if you have any questions or concerns, please call or text Michelle Nguyen at (408) 355-8200.

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May
20
5:00 PM17:00

Practical Social

Are you nervous about all that stuff you learned at Orientation? Do you want to ace the practical? If you answered yes to any of the above then you need to come out to this practical social! 

We will be reviewing things you will need to know for your practical which will be the following day with mini quizzes and activities about anything and everything you will need to know for practical! 

*Note location is at our clinic in Sacramento, but have no fear! Carpools are set up so don't worry if getting there is an issue. Sign up below if you can drive or need a ride! Sign up as well if you will show up :) 

Carpool sign-up!

 

Where: Paul Hom Asian Clinic- 6341 Folson Blvd. Sacramento CA 95819

When: Saturday May 20th, 5:00-7:00pm

 

Officer in Charge: TBA

 

 

 

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May
14
4:00 PM16:00

A.C.E Olympics

JOIN US FOR OUR A.C.E. OLYMPICS! The families will battle it out in a compilation of games testing your strength, agility, and wit. No matter where your true strengths lie, your family needs you to win. (Some refreshments will be provided.)

NEW INTERNS this is your chance to get to know the VN CARES families before we establish the pairings. We highly encourage you to come out as YOU WILL SOON BE A PART OF THE FAMILIES. 

We can't wait to watch the families battle it out. IT'LL BE GREAT. Please bring your spirit, energy, and sunblock.

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