CONNECTICUT SKI COUNCIL
skiclub.com September, 2010 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi, Everyone, In order to keep all our clubs informed, I COUNCIL MEETING:
need your club’s contact information. Many
I know it’s hard to even think about cold clubs have had elections. As a result, some September 14, 2010
temperatures, snow and skiing when it’s the officers and contact information may have NEWINGTON POLISH
dog days of August, heat, humidity and all. changed. Some clubs have already sent me CLUB, 8:00 PM
We all know that soon the seasons will an updated list, but even if your contacts are
change and autumn will be here with all of the same as last year, please put a list Following meeting:
its color and glory. Winter is not that far together and email it to me at
away! email@example.com. October 12, 2010
The CSC has already been hard at work to
Our first meeting will be September 12 at
ensure all our members will have a great ski
season. I am proud to announce we have an 8:00 pm at the Newington Polish Club.
additional two sponsors for this year: Mount There will be a meeting at 7:00 pm the same
Snow and Killington have joined us as silver night for all Ambassadors. This is a great All Clubs:
program and has been a long tradition of
sponsors. Along with our platinum sponsor,
many clubs and the CSC. If your club is Dues are due!
SnowEast Magazine, we have a strong
support team. We are also in the process of interested in having an Ambassador to
securing our pricing for the bulk ticket represent you, please join us at 7:00 pm.
program and the schedule of the CSC
Lastly I want to mention our CSC ski trip,
Awareness Days. NEWSLETTER
this year to Vail. More details will follow.
We have reserved the Hartford Windsor Deadline for the October
Marriott for this year’s Snowball, entitled, That’s about it for this month. I look newsletter is September 20.
SnowBound. And, the planning has already forward to seeing you in September. Email me at
begun for this season’s OnSnow Winter donald.ludwig@sbcglobal.
Carnival, which will be returning to Mount Bob Kaczmarczyk net.
Snow on the first weekend in March, 2011. CSC President Ginny Ludwig
CSC Membership Stickers
CSC membership stickers will be distributed at the September meeting to all clubs that have fulfilled the following
Submitted their roster to the CSC Secretary by the May, 2010 meeting
Paid the current year’s (2010-2011) CSC dues (can be done at the Sept. 2010 meeting)
If you have not fulfilled these requirements, your stickers will be available in October, providing your roster has
been received by September 30, 2010, and your dues are paid in full.
Please note that you will be receiving membership stickers in a quantity comparable to the number of members in
your roster plus an additional 5%. Quantities beyond that will be available, pending approval by the CSC President
As a friendly reminder, the CSC requires one membership sticker for each club member. If you have any questions,
please contact Kristine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bulk Ticket Update AMBASSADOR’S ANGLE
By now, all bulk ticket coordinators should have I hope everyone is having an enjoyable summer. This
received verification of their credits from their year is definitely a contrast to last year’s rain. I hope it
returns of last season’s vouchers. We are currently means we’ll have a snowy winter!
finalizing voucher costs for this coming year. As of
the newsletter deadline, the costs are shown on the The theme of this year’s snow ball is Snowbound. It
enclosed order form. We should have all the pricing will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at the
by the September CSC meeting. Hartford/Windsor Marriott. The band “Steppin’ Out”
Please read the enclosed CSC Bulk Ticket Policy. is back by popular demand!
Too many clubs are not adhering to the policy, and if
Newington Ski club will host Ambassador Day,
the CSC is made aware of any problems this year,
that club will not be able to buy vouchers for the Sunday, November 7, at Bob and Kristine
ensuing season. Kaczmarczyk’s home. Details to follow.
All orders are due at the October meeting, and Finally, there will be a meeting for all club
payment must be made with one certified or bank Ambassadors at the September CSC meeting, 7 PM.
check from each club – NO EXCEPTIONS. We I will have information on the Snowball, Ambassadors
should have the orders fulfilled for distribution at the
Day, ticket sales and the raffle. Clubs, please pass this
November meeting, but your cooperation is critical
if we expect to meet these deadlines. information on to your Ambassadors.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please
NOTE: MOUNT SNOW VOUCHERS CANNOT contact me at email@example.com.
BE USED AT THE ONSNOW WINTER
CARNIVAL. I look forward to seeing everyone in September, and
Please review the Bulk Ticket Policy carefully. think SNOW!
Ginny and I will see you in September if you have
2009-2010 CSC Ambassador
Nancy Nolan and Ginny Ludwig
Bulk Ticket Committee
From the Treasurer
Amateur Ski Instruction Association – ASIA
To find out the amount of dues your
The ASIA Board met in June and selected dates for its Vermont programs. club owes the CSC for this coming
The Level I course is the weekends of Nov. 27-28 (pre-course) and Dec. 4- season, please email me at
5 (exam.) The refresher course is Dec. 4-5. All programs are at Okemo. firstname.lastname@example.org with the
Contact me for more info at home – email@example.com, or at work – subject “CSC dues”, or call me at 860-
firstname.lastname@example.org. Home phone is 203-272-4681. Or go to the ASIA 669-1811. If your membership
website at asiaski.com. numbers have not increased, your
Past response to the following questions was disappointing. Please take a dues will be the same as last year. All
moment to answer these questions, and send the results to me, as above. club dues are due at the September
How many of your club members are ASIA members? Does your club meeting. Checks must be payable to
sponsor members in ASIA certification programs? Does your club sponsor the CSC: you cannot receive
instruction events using ASIA instructors as a member benefit? How many membership stickers, or purchase
ASIA members take annual or bi=annual programs to certify/re-certify? bulk tickets unless dues are paid in
Thank you for your participation and cooperation. full.
Nancy Nolan Kim Roberti
ASIA Director and Program Coordinator Treasurer
CONNECTICUT SKI COUNCIL NEWSLETTER: Ginny Ludwig DIRECTIONS TO NEWINGTON POLISH CLUB
2010-2011 Season Officers 45 Wintergreen, Cheshire, CT 06410
Wilson Ave., Newington
RACING CHAIRS: State Races –
From Route 15/Berlin Turnpike, turn right
48 Duncaster Rd., Bloomfield, Dennis Suto, 54 Ralston Ave, (from the north) onto Route 287 (Robbins Ave.)
CT 06002. 860-243-1304 Hamden, CT 06517. 203-288-7886 at McDonald’s. If you’re coming from the
VICE PRESIDENT: Jane Suto Monday Night Racing – Rob Dexter south, turn left at the McDonald’s. Turn right
54 Ralston Ave, Hamden, CT 06517 10 Westfield Rd, West Hartford, CT
at second light onto Willard Ave. (Rte. 173).
203-288-7886 06119. 860-232-7862
PAST PRESIDENT: Rich Cholewinski Take second right onto Wilson Ave.
TREASURER: Kim Roberti
49 Stanton Rd, Clinton, CT 06413 82 So. Montowese St, Branford, CT Polish Club is 2 blocks down, on the left.
860-669-1811 06405. 203-980-2438 Enter through door to the right of the main
SECRETARY: Melanie-Dawn Fisher entrance (right of the stairs). Go downstairs.
484 Village St, Northford, CT 06472 CONTACT INFORMATION
203-641-2601 Bob Kaczmarczyk
AMBASSADOR: Kathy Ligos 48 Duncaster Road
50 New St, Ridgefield, CT 06877 Bloomfield, CT 06002 CONNECTICUT SKI COUNCIL
203-438-6630 860-243-1304 Visit our website at skiclub.com.
AWARENESS DAYS: John Filakowsky The purpose of the Connecticut Ski Council is to foster
30 Old Green Rd, Trumbull, CT and encourage organized amateur skiing and riding, to
06611. 203-375-6357 assist in the development of new clubs, to sponsor and
BULK TICKETS: Nancy Nolan
Bad weather may necessitate the
run inter-club competition , promote club activity on and
28 Homestead Pl, Cheshire, CT postponement of a CSC meeting.
off the snow, and to teach skiing and ski safety skills to
06410. 203-272-4681 Please check the CSC website at others. The council offers discounts on lift tickets, ski
HISTORIAN: Jane Suto skiclub.com if conditions are trips, lodging, competitive racing, Nordic programs, ski
54 Ralston Ave, Hamden, CT 06517 questionable. instruction, and social and sporting events, community
203-288-7886 involvement, physical conditioning, meeting people and
45 Wintergreen Ln.,
Cheshire, CT 06410