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Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

This is the MAC News for Friday, November 28th. 

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! 

Don't forget, most groups practiced this morning.  The only group that will train this afternoon is Age Group I.  They will swim from 4:30-6:15 in the BUBBLE. 

Tomorrow is the deadline for entries for the GTAC/MAC Winter Frolics meet.  All entries are due to the meet entry folder by 12:00 noon. 

Orders for the MAC personalized swim caps are also due tomorrow.  These must be turned in to the JAMES folder, along with a check made payable to MAC, by 10:30. 

SUNDAY is the last day to contact Renee Hyrkas (rhyrkas@hyrk1.com) if you are interested in purchasing Marriott SCRIP cards.  Renee is also running a "sale" on 5 $100 Superfresh SCRIP cards we have in our inventory.  These are being offered at $90 each. 

This note just in from Pools, Patios, and Porches - ALL sizes of the Speedo training fins and hand paddles (including the Power Paddles) are now in stock, EXCEPT for the small size paddles which are on backorder for 2 weeks.

   Here are the practice schedule changes for Seniors Red, Black, and White and Age Group II for the two weeks preceding the NBAC Christmas Invitational and the GTAC/MAC Winter Frolics meet one more time.  The changes are as follows (PLEASE NOTE THERE HAVE BEEN SOME ADDITIONS TO THE SENIOR WHITE SCHEDULE):

Senior Red and Black
 
Monday-Friday  December    1    thru    5  4:00-5:30pm
Saturday          December    6                  7:30-9:00am
Monday            December    8                  4:00-5:30pm
Tuesday           December    9                  4:00-5:15pm
Wednesday      December    10                4:00-5:15pm
Thursday          December    11                4:00-5:00pm
Monday            December    15                No Practice
 
Age Group II
 
Monday-Tuesday  December 1-2             5:30-7:15pm
Thursday-Friday    December 4-5             5:30-7:15pm
Saturday              December 6                9:00-10:30am
Monday-Tuesday  December 8-9             5:30-7:00pm
Thursday              December 11               5:30-7:00pm      *  Swimmers attending NBAC 5:30-6:30pm
Friday                  December 12               5:30-7:00pm
Saturday              December 13               9:00-10:30am
Monday                December 15               No Practice for swimmers who attended the NBAC Meet! 

Senior White

Dec. 1
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
 
Dec. 2
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
 
Dec. 3
NBAC: practice with Senior Black.
Winter Frolics: Off
 
Dec. 4
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
 
Dec. 5
NBAC: 5:30-6:45
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
 
Dec. 6
NBAC: 9:00-10:15
Winter Frolics: 9:00-10:30
 
Dec. 8
NBAC: 5:30-6:30
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00
 
Dec. 9
NBAC: 5:30-6:30
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00
 
Dec. 10
NBAC: practice with Senior Black
 
Dec. 11
NBAC: 5:30-6:15
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00

Dec. 12
5:30-7:15
 
Dec. 13
9:00-10:15
 
Dec. 15
NBAC off
Winter Frolics: 5:30-6:30
 
Dec. 16-20 TBD
  

If you are interested in becoming a Maryland Swimming certified official (perks include the best seats in the house and some fabulous food at meets!), Maryland Swimming will be conducting several clinics in December.  

(1)  Stroke and Turn Judge Clinic Tuesday December 3 at 7:30 PM in Columbia
www.mdswim.org/Assets/Forms/Officials/CAA+Clinic+Dec+3.pdf 

(2) Stroke and Turn Judge Clinic Saturday December 13 at 4 PM at ASC Swim Center
(3) Starter Clinic (you must already be a certified Stroke and Turn Judge to attend this one) Sunday December 14 at 4 PM at ASC Swim Center
www.mdswim.org/Assets/Forms/Officials/ASC+Clinics+Dec+13+and+14.doc

See also www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/officials.htm. 

The practice schedule returns to normal tomorrow - Senior Red and Black from 7:00-9:00, Senior White and Age Group II from 9:00-10:30, and Novice from 10:30-11:30 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will swim in the indoor pool from 7:30-9:00.  The last morning practice until Christmas break week will be held on Monday from 5:15-6:30.