Month: November 2014

BRC Weekly News 11/5/14

1.  Congratulations to all rowers, coaches and parents on a great Fall season! Details for Winter Training and Spring 2015 season will be announced in December, so stay tuned and keep rowing!  In the meantime, keep working out to maintain that awesome fitness level you earned this fall.

2. End of Season party:  Kim Nguyen, Nik’s Mom, has generously offered to host our event on Sunday afternoon, November 16, 12-5pm.  Varsity, Novice and Modified coaches, rowers and families are invited.  Visit the SignUp to RSVP and pitch in.  Captains will contact rowers about paper plate awards.

3.  Rent-a-Rower:  Does your yard still need more raking and Fall clean-up (after your rower has done their share to earn their rowing fees?  🙂  )…LET St. JOHN FISHER CREW DO IT FOR YOU!!!!!  Rake, weed, plant, clean, move, shovel, mow – you name it. They do it.   Per Coach Lisa Saladino (who also coaches SJFC), this biannual fundraiser enabled them to purchase a gently used Filippi pair/double with the money raised last year!

  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 11/8-9 (also some availability 11/15-16)
  • 2 Rowers for 2 hours: $80
  • 3 Rowers for 2 hours: $115
  • 4 Rowers for 2 hours: $145

Reservation requests and questions should be sent to Coach Tom Webb (BHS ’02!), 585.507.3566 and should include the following information:
1. # of athletes needed for a 2hr. timeslot (2, 3, or 4)
2. A short description of the task.
3. Specify if you have a preference: AM or PM, Saturday or Sunday

4.  Regatta Fees:  Speaking of rowing fees, final calculations for Head of the Charles will be available soon.  If you haven’t done so already, please mail/deliver Head of the Schuylkill $240 to BRC Treasurer Surendar Jayadev, 105 Heathersone Lane, Rochester, 14618.

5. BRC Board/Operations Meeting, Wednesday November 12 (2d Wednesday of every month) 7PM, 93 Southern Parkway.  Open meeting, all members/parents are welcome to join the discussion and planning and serve the club.  Click Here for more information about the work that runs BRC.  Please submit issues/agenda items to Irene Allen, Program Director/Secretary: 

BRC Sticker 20146.  BRC Stickers (and other Merch):  All rowers should have received the new-and-improved BRC sticker…if you haven’t, please let me know and I’ll get you one:  Extras available for $5.  Also, BRC fangear makes great holiday gifts!  Visit our FanGear store to place your order.

Posted by Stephanie Siegrist (Brighton Rowing Club)