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Winter Conditioning, Tag Days, Scrip, Merrifield Cards, Crew Ties, World Indoor Rowing, Team Photos

posted Dec 4, 2017, 12:21 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster   [ updated Aug 27, 2018, 5:46 AM ]
  1. Winter Conditioning 
  2. Tag Day Sign-Ups 
  3. Holiday Scrip Orders 
  4. Merrifield Garden Center Gift Cards 
  5. Crew Ties for Sale 
  6. World Indoor Rowing Championships 
  7. Team Photos Challenge 
  8. Upcoming Events 

Thank you to all who participated in Tag Day this past Saturday. Because of your enthusiasm, we covered 16 routes and earned almost 1/8th of a new shell. Check the Sign-up genius as two more dates will be added soon for January 6 and January 20. Some have completed their minimum mandatory requirements, but we encourage additional participation to meet our goal, a new shell.

1. Winter conditioning is going well! Here is a reminder of the schedule. We meet in Cafeteria B.
  • Monday and Wednesdays: Girls 3:30-5:15pm, Boys 4:45-6:30pm 
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: Boys 3:30-5:15pm, Girls 4:45-6:30pm 
  • Fridays: Girls and Boys 3:30 - 5:30pm 
2. REMINDER: Sign-up for Tag Days! The next Tag Day is this Saturday, December 9th. Returning rowers/coxswains are reminded that they are required to do four (4) Tag Day shifts this year and new rowers/coxswains are required to do three (3). If you missed supporting the Craft Show, you can make up ‘this miss’ by doing an additional Tag Day. If you don’t complete your Tag Day shifts, you will pay a financial penalty so please sign-up.

Remember we have changed the location for the December 9th Tag Day to the Kowalski's house: 8306 Chapel Lake Ct., Annandale, VA 22003.

3. REMINDER: The Holiday Scrip Store is open through December 10, 2017. We will do a special holiday order for all orders received by December 10th. Scrip is also a great way to purchase gifts for teachers before the holiday break.
Order your ScripNow®, Reload, or ReloadNow® bonuses from DOZENS of your favorite retailers! Watch the @woodsoncrew twitter for daily specials.
Current bonus buys (11/25 – 12/08): Bob Evans, Caribou, Carter’s, Journeys, Meijer, OshKosh B’gosh, PetSmart, Regis Salon, See’s Candies, and Starbucks!
As always ScripNow®, Reload, or ReloadNow® are available immediately with PrestoPay. Shop early, shop often, and raise money for WTW Crew!

4. REMINDER: Merrifield Garden Center Gift Cards. Purchase your Merrifield Gift Cards today. Cards come in $25 increments. Pay face-value for gift cards to Merrifield Garden Center for all your holiday decorating and gifts and 20% goes to the team! Place your order before December 8th to receive your cards by December 11th. To order or for details contact Kris Cole at colechips@yahoo.com or 210-870-4759.

5. NEW: Hand Made Silk ties for the Holiday Season. Can’t figure out what to get for the special person in your in your life? Get a Woodson Crew tie. 100% silk, woven, hand crafted in England, only $25.00 and it is a fundraiser for our team too. Contact the crew president at wtwcrewpresident@gmail.com for details.

6. NEW: World Indoor Rowing Championships. An opportunity for our rowers (and their families) to participate in the World Indoor Rowing Championships! Usually held in Boston, this year TC Williams High School in Alexandria, VA is hosting it in place of the Mid –Atlantic Ergs on February 17th and 18th. For those that have participated in the Mid –Atlantic Ergs in the past know, it is a tremendous, upbeat event that provides a great opportunity for our rowers. The World Indoor Rowing Championship promises to be even better. Go to Regatta Central Erg Sprints site to get all the details and register.

7. Celebrating the History of the WT Woodson Crew Program. Thanks to Andy, a new file is on our website. Go to About Us/ Photographs/ WT Woodson Crew Team and see team photos for 5 of the 30 years we have existed. The challenge is on to find more team photos. Contact alumni rowers and see if they have team photos from the years they competed. We would like to have all 30 years posted on our website. Please send any additional team photos to wtwcrewcommunications@gmail.com.

8. Upcoming Events:
  • December 6 (Wednesday) - Booster Board Meeting 
  • December 9 (Saturday) - Tag Day (see #2 above for sign-up details) 
  • December 10 (Sunday) - Special Holiday Scrip Orders Due 
  • December 12 (Tuesday) - Chipotle Restaurant Night Fundraiser 5-9pm 
  • December 16 (Saturday) - Tag Day (see #2 above for sign-up details) 
NOTE: If you would like to share student-athlete accomplishments/achievements, no matter what it is, please send them to wtwcrewcommunications@gmail.com. Send your submissions by Friday of each week. We will publish them in the following Monday issue of the WTW Crew Update.