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2018 Pre-Season Practices started Sat November 4th!

Oct 17, 2012

SD Weekly Digest 10/17/12


Happy Off-Season!

1.  PRACTICE POLL
   -  Do your part to make sure poll is accurate: I’m sure you read my rant on SpaceBook! 
   -  Respond/Update the poll accordingly by 7pm Wed. If you miss the cutoff, email captains@spacedragons.org of your intention to go or cancel, and follow through! 
Off-Season (just-paddle)
   - 9a 9/29-10/28: Sat/Sun by poll and available certified steer only 
Pre-Season
   - Starts Sat Nov 3rdSat/Sun 9a
AS ALWAYS fill-out (and keep updated) the poll!

2.  GUEST STEERS AVAILABILITY – Sat/Sun Oct 20/21
-   Step is looking for a steer to help out with DPW practices, any takers? Email Step ASAP

3.  POKER NIGHT – Sat Oct 27th
-   Still time to sign up on the Evite, participation limited!
-   Timed perfectly early in the day to free up morning and evening!
-   Ca$h prizes!
-   NOTE: If not enough people sign up by Oct 20th, will have to postpone til 2013!

4.  FUNDRAISER @ THE ROSE BOWL – Sat Nov 24 & Tues Jan 1 
-   We are going to help sell concessions during UCLA football games at the Rose Bowl.  We are working with another group to work on November 24 (v. Stanfud) and January 1 (the Rose Bowl Game).
-  Jan 1 date fully staffed: Awesome!!!
-  We're almost there, but need a few more people for the Nov 24th. ONLY a few more! Join the adventure!
-  We'll be manning a concession stand together - selling drinks, food, snacks, preparing burgers and hot dogs, manning the cash register. 
-  Interested? Email captains@spacedragons.org.  Anyone interested confirm ASAP because we need to let the organizers know that we are definitely in.
-  For those of you who have already signed up, please take a moment to sign up on the official volunteer sign-up page, here. When signing up, please use enter your name normally but adding "X-" before your last name (i.e., "Johnny X-Smith").  This helps the organizers and me easily figure out how many volunteers are Space Dragons. 
-  Everyone else, as you can see, more help is needed!  We are hoping to provide half of the required number of volunteers for both dates.

5.  SPLASHING FLYERS BOWLING TOURNAMENT – Sat Nov 10th
Splashing Flyers are again hosting their annual Inter-Dragon Boat Bowling Tournament on Sat Nov 10th, 2p-5:30p.  Splashing sweeps it every year, can Space be a contender this year?
 -   Sign up on the Evite for the event and log in on SpaceBook so we can assemble a hit-squad!

6.  YEAR END PARTY!!! – Sat Dec 1
-   SAVE THE DATE ... You DON'T want to miss this event
-   Only $35
ACTION ITEMS!
-   Sign up on the Evite… Sign up NOW!
-   Note from Gracey: 
* LOOKING FOR AWESOME YEP AUCTION ITEMS! *
Have a fun skill? Enjoy creating with others? Or perhaps you're great at lending a hand? [by the way, ahem, this covers ALL OF YOU... <3 ]. Help raise money for our team by letting us auction off things you already love to do!
Email Gracey or Facebook message her to indicate what you'd like to contribute, or even if you just want some help coming up with something :]

7.  2012 NAPLES CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE – Sat Dec 17th
-   SAVE THE DATE ... You DON'T want to miss this event
-   Yes we've done it before and won 2 awards! It's A LOT of work and a lot of FUN to design, build and paddle your entry!
-   No guaranty that we will get the limited opportunity (only 2 Dragon Boats allowed), but need to know we have an eager crew willing to put in the work to design and build so we can grab a spot!
-   Only $5-$10 to help cover supplies!
-   Post your interest on related SpaceBook entry and blog poll!

8.  OLD CELL PHONE DONATIONS – From Step and AJ
We are collecting old cell phones for Hope Phones, which reuses and recycles old cell phones in any condition. They receive the value of each recycled phone to purchase supplies for Medic Mobile, a non-profit that has helped over 600k+ patients in 15 countries.

Step will be at the beach this Sunday to collect! If you need a reminder, please contact her. Thanks!

9.  2012 CHRISTMAS CHARITY – Garth Kemp’s “Stuff a Bus” – Marina
-   We will be participating in a So. Ca fund raiser to provide toys for children who are in need.
-   Paddlers can bring their donation of new toys to Saturday practices, beginning Nov. 3 =)
   

-- Your Captains!!!