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					Swim-a-thon Date # 1 - Saturday November 5th
Location:     JBMAC
Time:         6:30-9:00am
Swim Groups: ALL groups attend
    • Multi, Bronze, Mini, Pre-comp swimmers will swim.
    • Gold and Silver swimmers will run the swim-a-thon and cheer on their team

Swim-a-thon Date #2 - Sunday November 6th
Location:     JBMAC
Time:         6:30-9:00am
Swim Groups: ALL groups attend
    • Gold and Silver swimmers will swim.
    • Other groups will help count laps and cheer on their team


Collecting Pledges
Pledge sheets for the Swim-a-thon are posted on the website, under the Swim-a-thon Menu option. Your swimmer can
use these to start collecting pledges. People can pay their pledge with cash or a cheque made payable to LLSC.

Your family should have received an email directing them to the online donation system and a webpage for your
swimmer. This system is very handy to use for family and friends that live out of town. Credit cards can be used for
donations made online.

How does a Swim-a-thon work?
   • Swim-a-thon is a FUN fundraising event for LLSC swimmers! Swimmers challenge themselves to see how many
      lengths they can swim (up to a maximum of 200 lengths) in an allotted time period.
   • By collecting pledges, the swimmers get to help their club directly. All funds raised by the swimmers help to
      offset the cost of running our club and in the long run, help to keep our monthly fees reasonable. Please help
      your swimmer collect pledges for LLSC! Thank you.
   • This year, the swimmers have been divided into teams. Pledges collected by team members will be added
      together to come up with the grand total for the team. The winning team wins a stretch SUV Limo ride! Other
      prizes to be announced as well.
   • Remember…if your family collects more than $100.00 in donations, we will tear up your $100.00 swim-a-thon
      fee collected at registration last September.
   • Swimmers collect donations using the pledge form (which is located on the LLSC website). Pledges can be for
      each pool length swam or for a specific dollar amount:
          o Specific dollar amount pledges should be collected when they are first pledged
          o Per length swam pledges will need to be collected AFTER the swim-a-thon is over
   • People can pay their pledge with cash or a cheque made payable to LLSC.

When are pledge forms and $$ to be returned to club?
      If you have collected all pledges (money) on or before the swim-a-thon date, please bring both the pledge form
      and all the money with you when you come to swim.
      If you still need to collect pledges after swimming your lengths, be sure to collect everything and return it on or
      before the cut-off date. Watch the website for more information about the cut-off date, which is still to be
      determined.

Food
   •    Beverages and snacks will be provided for the swimmers after they have completed their laps.

				
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