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Mar 21, 2012

SD Digest 3/21/12

It’s Digest Day! 

Word of the week: Hell!  ...  (Tempe-Hell-Week that is) Let’s do this!

1.  TemPEEEE – 3/31
Only 2 practices to bring your A-GAME: 
·         Carpooling: If you haven’t cleared up your transportation, now’s the time!  Email captains if you need carpooling buddies.
·         Lodging:   Email captains if you need bunk mates.
·         No Flake Date has passed: Make sure you pay your Tempe fees!!!
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·         Practice: All Tempe paddlers should make every effort to come out both Sat and Sun to sync up in the boat before Tempe.
·         Team Gear: If you need team paddles/pfd’s, YOU should take it (and take care of it) at practice this weekend!  Rod is not transporting team practice gear!!!

Note: Email the captains if you have any questions! 

2.  Baby Long Beach – Sun 4/29
·         3 boats STRONG!!!
·         Stay tuned for potluck signup
·         One day only! sign up on the Evite!

3.  PORTLAND
·         Sign up, Sign up, Sign up!
·         June 9-10 is approaching fast, so sign up via Evite!
·         We have a full boat of participants already, let's make it TWO! Ripple has 2 boats going, so can we!
·         1st boat Roster will be capped at 22 paddlers. Will register a 2nd boat at 35…
·         Signing up on Evite is NOT a guaranty of a spot on the boat!  You must secure a flight and update the Evite with flight info
·         SO, if you already have your flight, update the Evite, if not, GET A FLIGHT and update Evite to secure your spot, NOW!

4.  HELL WEEK
Train Hard, Win Easy!  ...  Enough said

5.  FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY – April 7, 1pm
·         SATURDAY AFTER TEMPE!!!
·         Introduce your friends and co-workers to what you spend so much time and effort on
·         Join the FB Event and share it with them!
·         It is in the afternoon, so no early-morning issues
 
6.  BEACH CLEANUP UNO – Give back to the community! March 24
·         THIS SATURDAY!!!
·         Most successful community outreach we can do!!!
·         Just 30 to 45 min of time
·         Save the local children from syringes and other cool stuff
·         Good for us, the greater DB community and public relations
·         Make sure to bring your SD Bling!  Wearing your SD Jersey will let everyone know who's keeping the beach clean!

 7.  BDR Earth Family Fun Run – Sun Apr 22
·         What:  Inaugural BDR Earth Day Family Fun Run to support the Brian D. Robertson Foundation! Space Dragons is sponsoring this event, so it would be great to have some of us out there.
·         When: Sun April 22, 11a
·         Where: Bolsa Chica State Park, CA
·         Register: Register Now: www.bdrfunrun.com or here:
http://www.active.com/5k-race/huntington-beach-ca-ca/bdr-earth-day-family-fun-run-2012
Let’s Do this!   For information, Facebook Event here!
Again, the Space Dragons is a sponsor for this fun run, Bolsa Chica is just a few minutes from Motther’s, WE can do the run right after practice!

8.  BASKETBALLS  FOR  DRAGONAUTS
Listen up! If you've got some basketballs/soccer balls, etc. that you wouldn't mind donating to the Dragonauts that would be muy excelente. We've plans to turn those unloved toys into wonderfully useful medicine balls for FUN land workouts!

9.  VOLUNTEERS FOR BLINDSTART
Team BlindStart is looking for volunteer coaches.  Think you have what it takes? Email captains if you are interested or for more details.  You can get more paddle in and lots of warm fuzzy feelings too!

10.  OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS
·         April 8: OC-2 #2:  Pre Baby LB checkup, another chance to measure your hard work!
·         April 14 Ladies Night:  At Marina's, save the date.
·         May 4: SD Social: First Friday @ Natural History Museum in LA (Date Change)
·         May 5: SD Yard Sale:  Spring cleaning? Save your stuff for the Annual Yard Sale!


--  Your Captains