For those of you interested in making a memorial contribution in ......

This is the MAC News for Monday, April 21st. 

For those of you interested in making a memorial contribution in Kathy Rossick's name, donations may be made to the George Rossick Children's Educational Fund c/o PNC Bank acct. 5556389296  2 Patrick St., Frederick, MD  21705. 

Three meet notices are currently posted on the bulletin board in the baby pool area of the bubble.  To avoid being closed out of any of them, all entries and fees are due by 12:00 pm on Saturday The first is the Naval Academy Aquatic Club (NAAC) "A" Buster (for swimmers with slower than "A" times) to be held May 31 and June 1, at the US Naval Academy.  MAC is only participating in the meet on June 1st to allow for maximum participation in the biathlon.  Fees for this meet are $18 ($5.00/event, up to 3 events plus the $3.00 service charge).  Please note the actual meet notice is not yet available.  A link and any changes to the fees will be posted as soon as the notice is available.  The second is the North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC) 2008 Long Course Championships ( to be held June 6-9, at the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center.  If you have questions about whether your swimmer qualifies to swim in the meet, please see your coach.  Fees for this meet are $4.25/event, up to 3 events per day plus the $3.00 service charge.  The third is the Green Terror Aquatic (GTAC) Independence Meet ( for swimmers with slower than "A" times, to be held June 21-22, at the UMBC outdoor facility.  Fees are $22 for swimmers swimming just one day or $41 for swimmers swimming both days. 

Please be aware that the summer trimester begins on May 1st (next Thursday!).  Bills will be coming out next week.  If your child is in the water on May 1st, you will be responsible for the entire trimester's dues.   

Don't forget, your RSVP slip for the MAC banquet on May 4th, along with payment, is due to the Banquet folder TODAY.  You don't want to miss out on this great event!   

The bubble will be coming down for the summer on Saturday, May 10th.  We will need help from as many of our families as possible, especially our dads and older swimmers.  More information will follow soon, but get this date on your calendar now!  

On Saturday, May 31st MAC will be hosting a biathlon fund-raiser to raise awareness for cancer and to help support the Rossick family.  All entries, along with the $30 registration fee, are due to Coach Lauren's folder by May 15th.  The event is open to all MAC and Hood Hammerhead families, including parents and former swimmers!  

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:30, Senior White and Senior Prep from 5:45-8:00, and Age Group II from 6:00-8:00 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will be in the indoor pool from 4:30-6:15.  There is no practice today for Novice or Masters.