Entries for the Robert J. Hogan Memorial Mini Meet

This is the MAC News for Thursday, January 8th. 

Entries for the Robert J. Hogan Memorial Mini Meet (, January 31 - February 1, at Frederick High School, are due to the meet entry folder by 12:00 pm Saturday.  Entries for the ASC Senior Invitational (, February 7-8, at the Arundel Olympic Swim Center in Annapolis, are due by 12:00 pm Saturday, January 17th.  As always, if you have any questions as to whether your child should attend either of these meets, please speak to your child's coach. 

The team is conducting a cover design contest for the Robert J. Hogan Memorial Mini meet program.  All entries should be on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, in black and white, and should include the meet name, the date (January 31 - February 1), and the artist's name somewhere on the design.  All entries are due to the REYNOLDS folder by next Thursday, January 15th. 

Sign-up sheets should be posted on the bulletin board outside the locker rooms for the volunteer positions for the Robert J Hogan Memorial Mini meet.  Remember, we need EVERYONE'S help with this meet.  Those who do not fulfill the 2 session per family volunteer requirement will be assessed $75 on their next bill.  Please, we really want your HELP not your money!  It's lots of fun and a great way to meet members of the MAC family! 

There is also a sign-up sheet for concession donations.  We will be accepting donations of food items OR cash donations to purchase items.  If you have any questions regarding the concession stand, please contact Terri Carder at  

Information regarding ads for the mini meet program may be found here  These ads are not limited to businesses.  In the past, we have had families take out small ads to cheer on their swimmers.  A group of parents could even go in together to cheer on their entire group!  Regardless, it is an easy way to raise some money for our team and support your swimmers.  All ads (you may e-mail the ad to and fees are due to the WASHABAUGH folder by Wednesday, January 21st. 

We are looking a donation of promotional pens or highlighters to accompany our program sales.  If you have a business or know someone who does that uses these items and would be willing to make a donation, please contact Deb Reynolds at  It's a great way to get the business name around the community! 

Finally, we are looking for several LARGE coolers to be used to hold drinks at our concession stand.  If you have one you'd be willing to loan, please contact Terri Carder at 

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  All of the Novice groups will swim in the indoor pool - Novice I from 4:30-5:30, Novice II from 5:30-6:30, and Novice III from 6:30-7:30.  There is no practice today for Age Group I.  Seniors will have morning practice tomorrow from 5:15-6:30.  Remember, this morning practice is a makeup for the missed practice on Tuesday.