January 9, 2018
Coach Amy’s Comments:
1.) Practice reminder: There is NO PRACTICE, TODAY, TUESDAY 1/9, due to a home high school swim meet. Please come out and cheer on our Trojan Swimmers and Divers as they take on the Pike Red Devils.
2.) ICAC Meet: Congratulations to all of the swimmers who completed the Chase Strong Challenge (400 IM and 200 Fly) on Friday night at the ICAC Chase Strong Invite! And congratulations to those swimmers who medaled in the pentathlon (50 Free, Fly, Back, Breast and 200IM). Awards for the weekend will be in the swimmers file folders if they did not pick them up this weekend.
3.) Mid State All-Star Championship Meet: Congratulations to Benjamin Clarkston, Vincent Howe and Gracie DeLuna who represented CGAC as members of Team Indiana over the weekend. These swimmers swam great! And congratulations to Vincent Howe for setting a new club record in the 9-10 50 Free!
4.) CGAC Super Bowl Splash: Please be sure to RSVP your swimmer(s) for our last club hosted meet of the season by 5pm on Friday (1/12).
Red Team Practice Added - Red team practice added for this Wednesday 1/10, same time, same place!
Super Bowl Splash spirit wear – Here is the link for Super Bowl Splash spirit wear items - https://mylogoshop.com/superbowlsplash/. Items can be pre-ordered online through January 22nd to pick them up at the meet OR items can be purchased at the meet.
From Meet Coordinator Kim Ferguson:
Super Bowl Splash:
1. Volunteer Spots are filling quickly for the SuperBowl Splash. There are only a limited number of spots remaining. Sign up soon!
2. I will open spots to sign up for Gift Cards towards the end of the week, or when the volunteer spots are filled. Remember these are $30 gift cards for Walmart. You can donate up to 2 of these per season.
3. If you have had trouble getting spots during your child's swim session, please email me!
I will be holding a brief parent meeting this Wednesday at 5:00 for our new swim families. Anyone is welcome to attend. I will go over some of the basics of our swim club as well as how to RSVP your swimmer, what the expectations are for volunteering, and what to expect at a meet.
Ongoing Updates & Reminders
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
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 (email@example.com).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information on CGAC sponsorship opportunities in exchange for advertising.
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