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Membership, ERG Return, Board Meeting, Volunteers, Tag Days, Holiday Happenings Craft Show

posted Oct 24, 2016, 5:52 AM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 4:23 PM ]
  1. Membership Online Registration: Now Open 
  2. ERG Return: 29 Oct 
  3. Board Meeting: Nov 2 
  4. OBC Scholarship Application: Due 11 Nov 
  5. Next SCRIP orders: Due 15 Nov 
  6. Volunteers Needed: 4,5 & 6, 29 Nov 
  7. Tag Days: 12 & 19 Nov; 3 &10 Dec; 7 & 21 Jan 
  8. Holiday Happenings Craft Show: 5 Nov 
  9. Reminders

1. Membership Online Registration now open!

2. ERG RETURN: Woodson Crew Shed – Saturday, 29 Oct, 9-11am

3. The next monthly Board Meeting is 2 Nov, 7pm in the Woodson Library. Please join us.

4. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! 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. All applications are kept in strictest confidence.

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

6. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Earn your volunteer credits before regatta season!
  • ERG Shed Volunteers: Student volunteers still needed! Woodson Crew Shed – Sat, 29 Oct, 9-11am 
    1. Receive rented ERG’s and help prepare them for winter conditioning. Please bring any small tools you have to help with repairs. 
    2. 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!
  • Holiday Happenings Craft Show: Woodson HS – Saturday, 5 Nov, 10am- 4pm 
One of WTW Crew’s Biggest Fundraisers! There are still a few volunteer slots left and we are still looking for loaner power cords.
Additionally, WTW Crew will host a bake sale table and are asking for food donations. All proceeds of bake sale go to the team.

Sign-Up: Holiday Happenings Craft Show Sign-Up

  • 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
  • Boat House Work Day: Sandy Run – Saturday, 12 Nov, 9-11am
Parents and student volunteers are needed to help get the launches and motors out of the river, prep the boathouse for the winter, and update the inventory.

Sign-Up: Work Day Sign-Up

7. TAG DAYS Are Coming. The best way to meet your minimum fundraising commitment!

Saturdays: 12 & 19 Nov; 3 &10 Dec; 7 & 21 Jan

Largest fundraiser for WTW Crew, brings in over $20,000 annually. We need parents and crew members support to continue the success of Tag Days this season! Each rower can earn $100 in fundraising credit per tag day shift up to a maximum of $300 in 3 shifts. Parents can earn $50 in tag day credit for either driving during tag day or hosting a tag day at their home. There are single shifts and double shifts available. Please read the Sign-up Genius information carefully as to which shift you are signing up for. If a parent signs up to host Tag Day at their home, the Tag Day coordinator will contact the parent in advance to provide all of the forms and guidance to set them up for a successful day.

Also - we are looking for a Tag Day Coordinator to step up and take on this position for the 2017 / 2018 season next year. If you are interested, the current Tag Day Coordinator, Mary Claire Boucher (mcboucher@verizon.net), will be happy to answer questions and show you the ropes. It is a rewarding way to support the team in the off season and contribute significantly to WTW Crew’s financial success. This option is also available on the Sign-up Genius.

Sign-Up: Tag Days Sign-Up

8. The WTW Crew Holiday Happenings Craft Show 
...is just around the corner and we need your help. In addition to signing up to volunteer or donate baked goods, we ask that each Crew family send out information about the craft show to friends and/or family in the area. If you are a member of a club or organization, please share this information within your communities. Make sure and let everyone know that admission is FREE for shoppers. Check out our Facebook page. Don't forget to "like" us & "share." Happy Shopping and Thank You for your help in making this a profitable show for the WTW Crew Team.

9. REMINDERS: Visit us on www.wtwcrew.org and on Twitter @WoodsonCrew