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Weekly Communication- April 15, 2019
Halton Hills Blue Fins
HHBF Weekly Update - April 22, 2019

This is a weekly update for HHBF swimmers and family.

 

April 22, 2019

 

Team Challenge Apr 26-28 - Warm Up Times Updated

Psych sheets have been posted

 


 

Bottle Drive May 4, 2019 at Acton Beer Store

Save your empties. HHBF will be holding a bottle drive on Saturday May 4 from 12pm-5pm at the Acton Beer Store.

The event will happen, rain or shine!

We will collect beer bottles and cans, liquor, wine and cooler bottles, plastic bottles, wine bladders and wine cardboard containers.

For a jump start, start canvassing your neighbourhoods today!

If you have donations but are not available on Saturday May 4, we are happy to collect them from you in advance. Please email Fundraising at fundraising@haltonhillsbluefins.com to make arrangements.

For more information please visit our website.

 

Team Challenge Officials Needed

Whitby Dolphin has openings for officials in the following positions Timers, Inspector of Turns and Stroke Judges in all sessions. If you arelooking for experience or sign off in any of these positions, please have sign up at this linkhttps://goo.gl/forms/XFg66wpwE80P9e052

Hours worked at this meet will count towards your volunteer hours at HHBF. Please email the HHBF Officials Chairto let him know you are volunteering.

 

Upcoming Dates/Schedule Changes

Mini Fins

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  • Apr 27, 2019 No practice
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  • May 4, 2019 Regular practice
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  • May 11, 2019 No practice
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  • May 18, 2019 NEW - Regular practice
  •  
  • May 25, 2019 No practice
 

Intro

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  • Apr 27, 2019 No practice
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  • May 11, 2019 Guelph Rally 4 Regionals
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 No practice due to Guelph Meet
 

Intro Comp

  •  
  • Apr 26-28, 2019 Team Champs
  •  
  • Apr 27, 2019 No practice due to Team Champs
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 Guelph Rally 4 Regionals
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 No practice due to Guelph Meet
 

Squad 2

  •  
  • Apr 26-28, 2019 Team Champs
  •  
  • Apr 26-27, 2019 No practice due to Team Champs
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 Guelph Rally 4 Regionals
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 No practice due to Guelph Meet
 

Squad 1

  •  
  • Apr 26-28, 2019 Team Champs
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  • Apr 26-27, 2019 No practice due to Team Champs
  •  
  • May 11, 2019 No practice
 

Senior

  •  
  • Apr 26-28, 2019 Team Champs
  •  
  • Apr 26-28, 2019 No practice due to Team Champs
 

Provincial Development

  •  
  • Apr 28, 2019 No practice
 

National Development

  •  
  • May 11, 2019 No practice

 

To see the weekly swim training and dryland schedule click here.

 

 

Upcoming Swim Meets

Team Champs - Intro Comp, Sq 2, Sq 1, Senior
  Markham Pan Am Pool

  Apr 26-28, 2019
  Details about the Team Champs.
 

Guelph Rally for Regionals - Intro, Intro Comp, Sq 2
  University of Guelph Pool

  May 11, 2019
  Details about the Rally 4 Regionals.
 

To see the swim meet schedule click here.

 

 

Volunteer and Fundraising Opportunities

HHBF Spring Bottle Drive (fundraising)

Save your empties. HHBF will be holding a bottle drive on Saturday May 4 from 12pm-5pm at the Acton Beer Store.

The event will happen, rain or shine!

We will collect beer bottles and cans, liquor, wine and cooler bottles, plastic bottles, wine bladders and wine cardboard containers.

For a jump start, start canvassing your neighbourhoods today!

If you have donations but are not available on Saturday May 4, we are happy to collect them from you in advance. Please email Fundraising at fundraising@haltonhillsbluefins.com to make arrangements.

Volunteers are needed to drive, collect and sort for the duration of the Bottle Drive. Each volunteer will be given 5 Volunteer Service Hours for helping 12-5pm.

Funds raised from the Bottle Drive will be divided equally among all swimmers that attend the bottle drive 12-5 pm toward their Fundraising Obligation.

For more information please visit our website.
 

HHBF and FlipGive (fundraising)

This year we want to try a new way to make our fundraising efforts easier by using a service called FlipGive. With FlipGive we can shop online with popular brands like Walmart, Apple, Under Armour, SportChek, Hotels.com, and Amazon or buy gift cards to restaurants and our team will earn cash!

Join our team now using our invite code K4FLZ2 in one of 2 ways:

1. Download the FlipGive app at https://www.flipgive.com/app?joincode=K4FLZ2

2. Join online at https://www.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Jody+Jolly&joincode=K4FLZ2

All cash earned through your FlipGive account between now and May 27, 2019 will be credited toward your Fundraising Obligation for the 2018-2019 season. If you have any questions about the program, please email HHBF Admin at info@haltonhillsbluefins.com.

Remember to use FlipGive before you shop online so we will earn cash back.
 

Left of Centre Photography (fundraising)

Left of Centre Photography Services is offering a fundraising opportunity to HHBF swim families. For further information please go to https://www.locps.com/hhbf-fundraising.

 

 

General Information

HHBF Goggle Bin
HHBF has volunteer parents that carry a Goggle Bin for our swimmers to purchase. The parent volunteers can be reached via text at the numbers below:

  Marie P - 416-660-8840 for Senior and Intro
  Amanda B - 416-737-0985 for Intro Comp, Squad 1 and Squad 2
 

Head to Head Swim Clinic
  Head to Head is offering a swim clinic with Yuri Kisil. This is an optional clinic for swimmers aged 10-16 in Sq 1, Sq 2 and Seniors.
  May 5, 2019 at 10am-1pm
  Toronto Pan Am Pool
  Registration for this clinic can be found at the following page.

 

 

Sponsors 

 
    
HHBF Sponsors
Pinnacle+Construction
Dr.+Iain+Meldrum+Orthodontist
Move+Activity+and+Motion
Royal+Lepage+-+Lisa+Hartsink
StateFarm+%3F+Mike+Francis
Scotia+Bank+-+Barb+Legere
Pita+Pit
The+Optimist+Club+of+Halton+Hills
Funded+by+the+Government+of+Ontario