TUESDAY UPDATE 9/3/19

Mark Gole

TUESDAY UPDATE 9/3/19

 

There is a lot of information in this week’s Tuesday Update. It is important to read all of this in order to be informed.

 

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PRACTICE CHANGES

There are no practice changes for this week.

 

Please note that morning practices have started this week for the senior swimmers. Morning practices begin at 5:30am and there should be no conflicts prior to that prevent the swimmers from arriving and entering the water on time.

 

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NEW FAMILY – WALK-IN MEETING

This Wednesday, September 4, members of the Board will be in the Pool Party Room from 4:00-7:00pm at the Bentonville Community Center to help new families learn how to sign up for swim meets, navigate the team website, and answer general questions about the program.

 

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ENTRY DEADLINE

The entry deadline for the Sharks Pentathlon is Tuesday, September 17th. You will need to edit your commitment on the team’s website. If you are new or not familiar with this process, please stop by the walk-in meeting mentioned above.

 

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SHARKS PENTATHLON (Sep 20-21)

VOLUNTEERS: 

 - If your child is entered in this meet, you'll need to serve in one volunteer slot.  Use this link to select that slot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090948acac2ea02-sharks

 - We need 13&Over swimmers to serve as Bull Pen Buddies for the newer and younger 12&Under swimmers during the Saturday morning session.  Breakfast will be provided for those swimmers who attend the Saturday morning practice and serve as Bull Pen Buddies.  Use the link above to sign up. 

 - Descriptions of Parent Volunteer Positions are attached.

 

OFFICIALS CLINIC: If you are interested in becoming an official, then join us in the BCC Pool Party Room at 8:30 AM, on Saturday, September 21.  Serving as an official satisfies your team service requirement.  We especially need parents of 12&Under swimmers to join this team of white shirts and khaki shorts.  See attached poster.  Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090948acac2ea02-sharks

 

 

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PHOTOS & SHIRT

2019 LC STATE PHOTOS: will be available for purchase until 5:00 PM, tonight.  All proceeds benefit NWAA.  https://emily-tong.smugmug.com/Arkansas-Long-Course-State-Meet/n-6PGn9T/


2018 AR ZONES TEAM SHIRT: was found in the parking lot during the LC State Champs in July.  Contact EmTong@yahoo.com if it's yours.

 


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MERCHANDISE

The Spirit Store is open until the end of the day on Thursday, September 5th. If you want to order additional shirts for this fall, visit the online store at the link below:

 

https://northwest-arkansas-aquatics.square.site/home


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SPEEDO TEAM STORE AND SUIT FITTING – DATE CHANGE

The team suit fitting has been changed to Wednesday, September 25, from 4:00-7:00 in the Magnolia Room at the BCC. This will include a tech suit fitting! More information will be available in future Tuesday Updates.

 

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CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS

We have three open positions on the Board of Directors – Treasurer (must have financial background), Secretary, and Fundraiser. If you have interest in any of these positions, please email Mike Noble, Vice President, chair of the nominating committee, at mnoblelaw@sbcglobal.net.

 

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BOARD MEETING

The next Board meeting will be on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30pm. The location will be determined in the near future and will be published in next week’s Tuesday Update.