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3 March 2016

posted Apr 14, 2016, 4:25 PM by W. T. Woodson Crew   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 12:33 PM by WTW Crew Webmaster ]

In this update:

1.  Boathouse 101 for Parents and Families - Saturday, 5 March, 8:30am

2.  Parent Social - Saturday, 5 March, 7:30pm

3.  Fundraising!

4.  Launch Driver Training - Sunday, 6 March

5.  Team and Individual Pictures - Monday, 7 March, 3:15pm 

6.  VASRA Volunteering - Sign Up Links

7.  Uniforms/Spirit Wear 


1.  Boathouse 101 -- Saturday, 5 March, 8:30am

  • Welcome everyone, Especially, "New to Crew" families!, Join Al Holtslander, Parent, Navy Rower and former WTW Crew President, for a tour of the Boathouse, learn everything you ever wanted to know about rowing, and WTW Crew.  Saturday 8:30am - after practice drop off.  Meet across from the WTW Crew Boathouse #1, Sandy Run Regional Park.

2.  Parent Social -- Saturday, 5 March, 7:30pm

  • All Parents, please come!!  All Parents and Coaches Invited to the annual WTW Crew Parent Social
  • Saturday night (5 March), 7:30-10, Hosted by Stacey and Adam Bromberg, 9205 Hamilton Dr.
  • Bring an appetizer or dessert to share and BYOB

3.  Crew Team Fundraisers - Spread the word to family and friends!  Every dollar counts towards new shells, ergs, launches, and scholarships!

  • $25 Merrifield Garden Center Gift Cards - Special Local Connection!
    • Get all your spring gardening needs while supporting WTW Crew!  The Crew team is partnering with Merrifield Garden Center to sell $25 gift cards. The team will earn a 25% rebate for each sale.  
      • With three full-service garden centers in Virginia – Merrifield, Fairfax and Gainesville – Merrifield Garden Center offers one of the largest selections of plants and gardening accessories in the entire country. 
    • Please email Julie Smith at jasonjulie.smith@yahoo.com to order cards.   Cards will be ready for pick up by April 1st.  Thanks for your support.
  • Order Online Scrip by 15 March   
    • Login to http://www.shopwithscrip.comContact Joan Fisher for the enrollment code. Register now for Presto Pay!  
    • Buy Cash Equivalent Gift Cards to use for groceries, gas, restaurants, clothing and special occasions, rebates vary depending on the retailer.  Have scrip handy and use like cash!
    • Monthly Scrip is a painless way to potentially make a lot of money for the team, and 50% rebate goes towards your fundraising commitment!
  • Got a Sweet Tooth?
    • Grace Kim, Woodson parent and owner of Sophisticake, has partnered with our team again this season and will donate 20% of all new orders referred by Crew family and friends.  Sophisticake is a local bakery creating delectable cakes and cupcakes using organic and locally sourced ingredients for any occasion, big or small.  From birthday parties to graduations to small family dinners, Sophisicake will have the perfect dessert for you.  So check out the web site,www.sophisticake.org , and spread the word to family and friends.​

4.  Launch Driver Training - Sunday, 6 March, 1-3pm   

5.  WTW Crew Team/Individual Pictures -- Monday 7 March - WTW Gym3:15pm (NOTE:  Pictures will be at stadium if weather allows - read emails/listen to announcements Monday for updates!)

  • Athletes report to the WTW Gym or Stadium no later than 3:15pmwearing uni with long sleeved shirt
  • Team and Individual Pictures by Lifetouch (form attached). Any questions go to Lifetouch:  http://www.lifetouchsports.com/products/  
  • Practice and bus will be delayed to accommodate pictures
​6.  VASRA Volunteer Opportunities:  Use Sign Up Genius link to sign up for VASRA volunteer obligations.  
​7.  Uniforms and Spirit Wear
  • Any questions about Uniforms or Spirit Wear, please contact Tu'lann von Christierson, tulannvonc@cox.net