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Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, THANK YOU SO MUCH for an incredible year of connection and challenge! We have been so lucky to stay together as a team and continue to work toward our swimming goals this year. YOU have made that happen with your commitment to your sport and your team. THANK YOU for showing up on Zoom! and at far-away pools to contribute to our team. THANK YOU FOR BEING GMA! TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER THAN EVER! We look forward to a brief break in training to...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families and Friends, Happy Spring! We are partnering with Claussen's Florist Greenhouse and Perennial Farm for a new fundraiser. 1. Order forms and photos of the plants and hanging baskets are HERE for you to print (sorry we can't provide you with paper copies for this fundraiser . . . COVID). Also included in this email is a link to a master order form (just like the form used for apparel orders). Please feel free to enter your order using our Google document spreadsheet HERE, if you prefer....

Laura Matuszak

Hello GMA Families! We are thrilled to watch our GMA TEAM race together one more time this season at the UVAC March 20-21 Vermont Invitational Meet! We have had so much FUN racing fast together again and achieving new personal best times. What a JOY to experience swim meets again! Our focus as a TEAM this weekend is to embrace one last opportunity to race by putting in our BEST EFFORT in each event, by choosing POSITIVE ATTITUDES throughout the competition, and SUPPORTING our TEAMMATES with kindness and positivity. We...

Laura Matuszak

Hello GMA swimmers, parents and coaches! Congratulations to our GMA Athletes for kicking off the UVAC March Meets with such enthusiasm and positivity last weekend! We are THRILLED to see so much improvement and time dropped. What an amazing TEAM you are!! We can't wait to continue racing with heart, focus and GMA team spirit this weekend at the UVAC DIstance Meet, tomorrow 3/13/21! We continue our TEAM FOCUS this weekend and embrace the opportunity to race by putting in our BEST EFFORT in each event, by choosing POSITIVE ATTITUDES...

Laura Matuszak

Hello GMA swimmers, parents and coaches! How excited are WE that we get to RACE at The UVAC March Vermont Invitational Meet 1 this weekend? We are very grateful to the UVAC staff and swim team for all of their extra hard work. Thanks to their thoughtful sacrifices, we are able to compete this month. While swim meets look much different than we are used to, we are thrilled that our athletes have this chance to challenge themselves and have FUN through competition. Our focus as a TEAM this weekend...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, We hope you are enjoying a wonderful week of school break! The weather has been so beautiful for outdoor activities and the light is returning in the evening, which makes it even more fun to be outside and enjoy the natural beauty around us! We are so happy that we are able to continue swimming together over these winter months. We are seeing such growth and improvement in ALL of our GMA athletes and we look forward to celebrating our progress as a TEAM...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA parents, swimmers and coaches, We hope that you are enjoying a wonderful winter week as we approach the school break period. We are thrilled that we have been able to safely swim together in 2021 and we are looking ahead to more opportunities to train our goals, race fast and share our sport with the community! Here are a few GMA REMINDERS and TEAM TOPICS: Please note that all families have been invoiced for the February training fees. Payments will be processed to the credit cards and accounts...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, As we begin the month of February and enter our 12th month of our GMA Team in pandemic-mode, we want to take the time to THANK YOU for your tremendous commitment to our team and to our swimming family. Every week in the last year has involved new challenges for us and disruptions in your family lives. Time management, technology use, social connection and family time have been altered to keep our communities safe. THANK YOU for staying committed to this process and thank...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents, and coaches, THANK YOU SO MUCH for your EXCELLENT effort at our USA Swimming Swim-A-Thon yesterday. We had over 80% of our team in attendance and everyone swam for one hour non-stop. From our youngest Regional athletes to our oldest graduating Senior, GMA swimmers showed up to support one another and to support our sport. In this special year, we completed our Swim-A-Thon in 2 different pools in 2 different counties in the State of Vermont. While we are without a home pool right now, our...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families, We are SO GRATEFUL to YOU for keeping our GMA team healthy and safe in 2021! Our GMA swimmers are beginnig our second month back in the water together following the second shut down of youth sports in the State of Vermont and we are SO HAPPY to be back in the water together! THANK YOU! We carry this gratitude into our first GMA fundraiser of 2021, our annual USA Swimming Swim-A-Thon event. It is time to get to work on our fundraising efforts for the GMA...