April 28, 2011
Our Charity this year is the GOLD GROUP of Swimmers from CW. If you are unfamiliar with this click on Gold Group on our home page of the website. This is a group of Children swimming with CW that have Oncology needs, coordinated with Mott Children’s Hospital. Also 90% of the money your family raises will be credited to your family fee.
1. Individual Prizes for Swimmers participating in the Swim-a-thon on May 1st, at 1:00. Anyone that shows up will receive a Coaches Award and tickets (ala Chuck E Cheese) to select from an array of participation prizes which include t-shirts, kick boards, mesh equipment bags, fins, finger paddles, CD's, books, goggle pouches, candy, etc. There will be a raffle drawing for two Grand Participation Prizes . .either a autographed poster of Natalie Coughlin (US Olympian) or an opportunity to Star in an upcoming CW YouTube video. Also, if you can swim 100 or 200 lengths you will receive a 100 or 200 lengths Pin from USA Swimming
2. Swimmers can qualify to participate in a Special Motivational Clinic Wednesday, May 18th : Swimmers can qualify by sending/emailing at least 10 sponsor letters out by May 1st (If you do so, please contact Sue Whitener at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an invitation to the clinic.)
3. Prizes for Total amount of donations collected (Swimmer does not have to be present at the Swim-a-thon to win these prizes) Whether you choose to send out sponsor letters, collect donations/pledges in person, or a combination of both methods, all donations should be logged on a Pledge Tracking Form. You can get the Pledge Tracking Sheet and Receipts by downloading Pledge Tracking Sheet and Receipts from “Swim-a-Thon” link on our website, or email email@example.com and a packet will be mailed to you promptly. All Donations must be turned in by the CW Annual Banquet on Wednesday, May 18th to be eligible for CW's Grand Prizes for Highest Total Amount of Donations Collected (all swimmers combined)
Grand Prizes for Highest total amount of donations collected:
· 1st Prize - Four tickets to Kalahari Water Park!!!
· 2nd Prize - $100 VISA Giftcard
· 3rd Prize - $50 VISA Giftcard
Other prizes include:
$500 - $749
USA Swimming t-shirt
$750 - $999
USA Swimming towel
USA Swimming bag