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Green Days, Scholarship, Fundraisers, ERG Return, Volunteers, Save the Date

posted Oct 10, 2016, 12:43 PM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Oct 10, 2016, 12:43 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]
  1. Green Days! You can still sign up! 
  2. OBC Scholarship Application: Due 11 Nov 
  3. Fundraisers: 15 Oct and 20 Oct 
  4. ERG Return & Volunteers Needed: 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 & 6 Nov 
  5. SAVE THE DATE! 4 & 5 Nov, 4 Feb 
  6. UPDATED: Regatta Dates & Key Dates 
  7. Reminders!

1. Green Days! You can still sign up!
Session 2: Mon, Thu & Sat, Oct 10-22 Sign up here!

2. Julia Shew Memorial Rowing Scholarship: Application due 11 November.
The Occoquan Boat Club (OBC) is pleased to offer scholarships to athletes who need financial assistance to participate in their high school rowing club program. The 2016-17 application is now available online at: OBC Scholarship link
Please complete the forms and submit application to WTW.crew.president@gmail.com NLT 11 November. WTW Crew Boosters will submit completed forms to OBC for qualifying participants.

  1. SCRIP orders due the 15th of every month: next order is 15 Oct. If you’re new to Scrip, click here to get started.

  2. Rock ‘n Roll Fundraiser: Thu., 20 Oct, 6:30-9:30 pm
    Crew Parent Social and Fundraiser at Auld Shebeen restaurant in downtown Fairfax. Get to know other crew parents and enjoy live music from local band "The Drive". 100% of cover charge will be donated to Woodson Crew. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Contact Joan Fisher at joanmkf@aol.com for tickets. Spread the word to neighbors and friends (don't have to be related to Woodson crew) -- will be a fun night for all! View Flyer Download Flyer
  1. VASRA Fall Workday: Saturday, 22 October, 9am-1pm. 
    VASRA is requesting one person (or family) per organization to help with re-decking and dock removal. You will also receive a $50 credit towards your WTW Crew volunteer requirement. Please notify WTW Crew Volunteer Chair at wtwcrewvolunteer@gmail.com if interested. 

  2. ERG RETURN & VOLUNTEERS: Woodson Crew Shed – Sat, 29 Oct, 9-11 am 
    • Please return the ERG you rented. Bring them to the Woodson Crew Shed. 
    • Student and Adult Volunteers: Woodson Crew Shed – Sat, 29 Oct, 9-11am 
      • Receive rented ERG’s and help prepare them for winter conditioning. Please bring any small tools you have to help with repairs. 
      • Help setup the Crew’s tents to make sure they are in good working order. 
      • You will also receive a $50 credit towards your volunteer requirement.
    • Sign-Up: ERG Workday Sign-Up Here!

  3. Launch Drivers Needed! Head of the Occoquan (HOTO): 5 & 6 November,
    Saturday & Sunday, two sessions each day: 8am-12pm or 12pm-4pm.
    VASRA has requested launch drivers for the HOTO regatta. This would be a good opportunity to brush up on launch driving skills. This year, volunteers will receive a free t-shirt when they sign in for their first shift at the volunteer tent. You will also receive a $50 credit towards your WTW Crew volunteer requirement.

    Sign-up: HOTO Launch Drivers Sign-Up
  • Holiday Happenings Craft Show: Woodson HS – Saturday, 5 Nov, 10 am- 4 pm
    WTW Crew’s biggest fundraiser! Many volunteers are needed for this event!
    Over 100 vendors participate in this event, we need Friday volunteers for set-up (4 Nov, 5 - 9 pm), and many volunteers for Saturday during the event, and take-down afterwards. You will also receive a $50 credit towards your volunteer requirement.

    Sign-Up: coming soon!

  • ERG SPRINTS 2017! 4 February 2017, TC Williams HS
    Put your rowing training to the test! Prepare to represent WTW Crew at the 2017 Erg Sprints event. The Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints is the largest indoor rowing event for juniors in the United States. Find out more: www.ergsprints.com
7. REMINDERS: visit us on www.wtwcrew.org and on Twitter @WoodsonCrew
  1. Student Successes:
    WTW Crew would like to recognize ALL our outstanding team members! Please share your accomplishments/achievements, no matter what it is, to wtwcrewcommunications@gmail.com. Send your submissions by Friday of each week. We will try to publish them in the following Monday issue of the WTW Crew Team Update. 
  2. FAQ’s about Green Days: Links to Required Forms are found here.