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Weekly Newsletter

New Information

Coach Amy’s Comments:

1.) ChaseStrong Meet: The final entry and meet packet have been sent out in a separate email. Please note that we can no longer make changes to this meet's entries. The shirt colors for the weekend are: Friday= Black, Saturday= Red, Sunday = White or Gray. 

2.) Mid-States All-Star Meet: Please join the coaches in congratulating Vincent Howe (PS1), Gracie DeLuna (PS2) and Benjamin Clarkston (Sr) on their selection to represent CGAC and Team Indiana in the Mid-States All-Star meet this upcoming weekend. This meet brings out the best of the best in Indiana swimming and surrounding states. It is a great honor for these swimmers to be selected and a testament to their hard work and dedication. We are very proud of these swimmers and wish them the best of luck! 

3.) CGAC Super Bowl Splash: The RSVP is open and the meet packet is posted under the meet description page. 

4.) Practice Calendars: These will be updated in the coming days. Thank you for your patience. Practices will run at their normal times this week and next week, with no practice this Saturday (due to meet) and next Tuesday, 1/9/18 (home HS meet). 

Sharks & Minnows Winter 2018 –Today and tomorrow from 6:15 pm -7:00 pm Sharks/Minnows evaluations are being held at CGHS pool for the 2018 winter session.  ALL swimmers (both NEW and RETURNING) must have a coach evaluation before registering for the upcoming session!  All swimmers must be able to swim the length of a 25 yard pool.  Not sure if your swimmer is ready for Sharks & Minnows?  Click here to learn more information about our program. Cost for joining is $70 per swimmer per 6 week session.  Enrollment will be limited to 35 swimmers.  For more information, check the 2018 Sharks & Minnows tab of our website.

From Meet Coordinator Kim Ferguson:

1. Volunteers- Sign-ups will open up on Thursday, Jan 4th at 8 PM for the Super Bowl Splash.  All families (except Sharks & Minnows and Graduating Seniors) are expected to fulfill their 6 volunteer spots. If you have trouble signing up for spots when your swimmer is competing, please email me as soon as you see that it may be an issue. Remember to sign up for the same session that your swimmer will swim. Here is the Meet Schedule:

 

FRIDAY 1/26

SATURDAY 1/27

SUNDAY 1/28

MORNING SESSIONS

 

Sat. 1/28 AM Prelims Warm Ups:

7:00am-8:00 am

Sat AM Prelims Meet Start:

8:15am

Sun 1/28 Warm Ups:

7:00-8:00 am

Sun PM Meet Start:

8:15 am

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Friday 1/26: Warm Ups:

4:45pm-5:30pm

Friday MeetStart:

5:45pm

Sat 1/27 PM Session

Warm Ups:

11:45am-12:45pm

Sat 1/28  PM Session Meet Start:

1:00pm

Sun 1/28 PM Warm Ups:

11:45am-12:45pm

Sun PM Meet Start:

1:00pm

FINALS

EVENING

SESSIONS

 

Sat 1/27 FINALS Warm Ups: Not before 4:00

SAT 1/27  FINALS Meet Start Not before5:00

Sun 1/28 FINALS Warm Ups:

Not before 4:00

Sun 1/28  FINALS Meet Start:

Not Before 5:00

2. Trained Jobs - If you have experience with the Computer, Timing Console, Announcing, or Head Timer and want to work one of those spots, please email me ASAP if I have not already communicated with you.(I'm especially needing those volunteers for finals).  If you are interested in Training for any of these spots, please email me ASAP also.

3. Gift Cards - Gift Card Sign-ups will not be turned on until after the meet is staffed.  Please do not turn in Gift Cards until Sign-ups are open. Remember, you may only donate 2 gift cards PER SEASON to count towards your credits.

4. Questions- If you have any questions at all about volunteering, please email me at meetcoordinator@cgacswim.org

From Event Coordinator Crystal Crist:

The THT Arctic Blast meet is fast approaching! There is a block of rooms at a discounted rate at Spring Hill Suites,  3304 US 41 South, Terre Haute, IN.  The dates are Friday, February 16th thru Sunday, February 18th at a rate of $124.00 per night.  The reservation deadline is Wednesday, January 17th.  Please follow the link below to make your reservation

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Central%20Grove%20Aquatic%5Eindst%60CGACGAA%60124.00%60USD%60false%604%602/16/18%602/18/18%601/26/18&app=

The CGAC Team Dinner will be at Rick's Smokehouse and Grill in Terre Haute on Saturday, February 17th at 6:00 pm.  The club will have our own room for a buffet dinner which includes pulled pork, sliced chicken breast, cole slaw, mac & cheese and a full drink station (Pepsi products, tea, lemonade, and coffee.) The cost is $15.50 per plate ($7.75 for children 10 and under) plus 7% sales tax and 10% gratuity.  I will need each family to check in with me upon arrival and make your payment in cash so that we can settle the bill at the start of the evening.  I will be stationed at a table with a sign-in sheet with those families who have RSVP'd for your convenience. Please RSVP under the Team Events tab, click the more tab in the lower right corner of the events tab.  In the comments please put the total number attending and number of 10 and under attending.  RSVP closes on Thursday, February 1st.  Rick's Smokehouse and Grill is located at 3102 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute.  We will be meeting in the Wassell Inn Banquet room.  Feel free to check out their webpage at http://ricks.joink.com.  Email me with any questions (teamevents@cgacswim.org).

Ongoing Updates & Reminders

Kroger Community Rewards - Are you a Kroger shopper?  Please register your Kroger Plus Savings Card at https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow and select to support CGAC.  Once you are enrolled, 3-5% of your purchases with your Kroger Plus Savings Card will be donated to CGAC each quarter.

Advertising - Do you have or know of a business that is interested in using advertising?  Please contact Brian Lewis at fundraising@cgacswim.org to get more information on CGAC sponsorship opportunities in exchange for advertising.

Follow Us - Please follow us on Twitter @CGAC_TrojanSwim and on Facebook at Center Grove Aquatics Club – Official – Parents/Guardians.