September 19, 2016 Update

Greetings Club Members! Only a few things to include in today’s update.

Tentative start date for remaining groups

Our coaches have been busy juggling ice times and schedules (Thank you coaches!!) and it sounds like all groups that have not gotten on the ice yet will be starting on Tuesday, October 4th. Our next weekly update will include more detailed information including times and ice surface for each group.

Fundraising

There have been some questions and concerns about the new fundraising requirements and format. Attached you will find a fundraising tracking chart that Corrie Bennie will be updating and sending out to everyone on a monthly basis. As you complete your required fundraising blocks, Corrie will mark this on the tracking chart. Once you have completed all of your required blocks, a checkmark will be placed in the salmon coloured box on the far right. You will find the number of fundraising blocks required for each group in brackets in the group name box. If you want to find out what you have completed, find your child’s group and name. group-lts-1-block-chart

I have attached the Fundraising FAQ once again as it explains the block system quite well. A post dated fundraising cheque should have been given to the club as part of registration so if you do not want to take part in our fundraisers you can request that the club cash this cheque to pay out your blocks. fundraising-faq

Note: The club will have 3 fundraisers this season. Mega Lottery tickets (now), soup kits and tea (coming in November), and Purdy’s chocolates (Easter). You can spread your fundraising blocks throughout these fundraisers or complete all blocks in one fundraiser.

Registration

If you haven’t already registered online – please do so when you have finished reading this email! The link is https://mms.speedskating.ca/Account/Login and we need each skater to register on line AND please remember that we need at least one parent/guardian to register as an Associate with our youth skaters. I have attached instructions to this email if you need them. registering-online-for-speed-skating2016

FUND-RAISING!!

We have a new fund-raising system this year – read here to find out more!  fundraising-faq

MEGA LOTTERY
I hope you have all received your Mega-Lottery tickets?!  If not please see Starr Guliov to give her your fund-raising deposit and to receive your tickets. We are doing things differently this year and will be requiring every skater to sell a certain number of fund-raising “blocks”. Each block is worth $50 (most skaters will need to sell 4 blocks) and we will be offering a few different fund-raising options in which to earn those blocks, starting with Mega-Lottery. Please read the attached letter for more information.
Starr will be at Group 3 practices this Monday Sept 12  & Wednesday Sept 14 from 7:00 – 8:00 if anyone wants to come down To Pomeroy Sport Centre to pick up tickets.  She will be at Group 1 & 2 practices when they start up. Parents can also email to arrange alternate pickup times if that works. Email darstarr@pris.bc.ca.
If you would like to sell your tickets at the Mega Lottery table in the Totem Mall, spots are available. The Totem Mall September Mega Lottery Schedule is attached.  Please Let Starr know dates and times that work for you if interested.

One Stop Registration & Skate Rentals!

How to register for Speed Skating

Our new season is almost here!  If you are thinking of joining us for the upcoming skating season – come see us to register at the One Stop Registration in Totem Mall on September 10!  We will be there to register AND to rent skates and we would love to have you join our club!  Details on our programs are here Speed Skate programs 2016

For more info see here… frequently asked questions

or email us at info@fsjspeedskating.com

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How to register for Speed Skating

Our new season is almost here!  If you are thinking of joining us for the upcoming skating season – come see us to register at the One Stop Registration in Totem Mall on September 10!  We will be there to register AND to rent skates and we would love to have you join our club!  Details on our programs are here Speed Skate programs 2016

For more info see here… frequently asked questions

or email us at info@fsjspeedskating.com

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AGM notice

We are holding our AGM on Wednesday May 4, 2016 at the Pomeroy Sports Centre on the 2nd floor in the meeting room.  We will start our meeting with a potluck dinner so please some join us!

Looking for Volunteers for Executive Positions for Next Season;
We will be looking to fill the positions of President, Mega Lottery Organizer and Group equipment reps (one for each group to assist Palma) for next season.  If you are interested in any of these positions please speak to one of the current executive or email info@speedskating.com