OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at GWC
If you can volunteer, please contact coach Mark firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents: If you are attending with your rowers we need cookies and refreshments if you can donate please contact Michele Bessette @ email@example.com
All LEARN TO ROW participants from Session 1 and 2 are strongly encouraged to attend.
This is a great opportunity for LTR parents to meet current rowers and coxswain parents and ask questions if Mercy Crew is new for you.
From The Coaches
***PRACTICE BEGINS AUGUST 29 AT 3:30 pm PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL OF YOUR FORMS ARE IN TO SCHOOL NURSE OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE WHEN CREW STARTS****
Any family who took and ERG home for the summer please bring back to Boathouse the night of the Open House. If not able, please return by first day of practice August 29th. ALL ERGS MUST BE CHECKED IN BY A COACH.
TUESDAY AUGUST 30TH 7:00 – 9:00pm
MANDATORY ATHLETE/PARENT MEETING at MERCY ATHELETES AND AT LEAST ONE PARENT MUST ATTEND@ MERCY.
Fall Crew Fees:
In the past, we collected extra monies throughout the year to help pay for Coaches rooms etc. In order to make it easier on all families we are including the charges in the Hospitality Fees.
We have kept the Crew Fee the same as last year, the Board and our Finance team are working keep costs down as much as possible.
Fall 2016 Crew Fee: $550
Fall 2016 Hospitality Fee $100
Please forward Registration and fees to Diana Ryan 571 Claybourne Rd. Rochester, NY 14618 any questions please contact Diana at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall Crew Schedule:
Date Name Location Comments
|10/02/16||Spartan Sweepstakes||Scotia, NY||Possible overnight 3 1/2hr drive|
|10/09/16||Head of Genesee||Rochester|
|10/16/16||Head of Niagara||Buffalo|
|10/22/16||Head of Charles||Boston MA||Entered 2x 4 and 8 will know early September|
|10/29/16||Head of Schuykill||Philadelphia PA||Overnight out of school 10/28|
|11/6/16||Pull The Plug||Pittsford|
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS
Mercy Crew Needs YOU!
A big THANK YOU for the following parents who volunteered since our last communication:
Website: Brian Connolly and Tracey Schaertl
Sticky Lips Fundraising : Courtney Lafler and Tom
We currently have openings in the following committees
- Hospitality – (Chair plus 1-2 members) This committee is involved in planning and providing meals during regattas. This would involve the organization of families to cook for the day and organization of the families to provide the essential items for the regatta hospitality tent. Evaluating costs that will be shared by all and added in to the overall fee for the season.
- Maintain inventory of supplies in the food trailer
- Coordinate timing of meals depending on venue (ie breakfast/lunch or only lunch)
Fundraising (unlimited persons. Need 2 persons for Sticky Lips Fundraiser) This committee is involved in development, organization and execution of fundraising events throughout the fall and spring seasons.
Crew Committees for Fall 2016
Registrar – Diana Ryan
Driving Coordinator Michelle Begemann (co-chair open)
Hotel/Travel Debbie Bianchi (co-chair open)
Uniforms/Fanwear – Beth Patterson
Equipment Maintenance – Barry Lafler
Crew Communications – Michele Bessette, Tim Hassett
Publicity –Tim Hassett
Recruitment – Heather Schaeffer
Garage Sale Karen Kilmartin/Mitch and Michele Bessette (need more help!)
Uniforms – Spirit Wear
News from Beth Patterson( email@example.com )
Varsity rowers: UNI, PINK sports bra, PINK CREW HAT (new this year)
Novice rowers: Mercy Crew Navy T-shirt, Navy Spandex Shorts, PINK CREW HAT (new this year).
There is an opportunity to order additional items, PINK CREW HAT (shirts, pants, hats, jackets, etc) through Sew Sporty, and I will be providing information on that very soon.
MONDAY AUGUST 22nd we need to know if you need a UNI! Due to Fairport’s Liftbridge Regatta a week earlier than usual, we need to turn around a UNI order ASAP.
Please let me know if: –
Returning Varsity rower has tried on her Uni and will require a NEW one for this season
Returning Rower (previous novice) needs a UNI
UNI doesn’t FIT?????
if you have a Uni that can be passed along to a member of the team please let me know size and we may be able to pass along to another rower
Once I hear from parents I will forward instructions for sizing and cost.
Your prompt response is greatly appreciated as the Uni order will need to be placed no later than August 24th in order to have them in time for Lift Bridge. Any questions, I can be reached at 585-414-7309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org