Twin Bays Skating Club P.O. Box 851 Traverse City, MI 49685-0851 (231) 947-2267 www.twinbays.org January 2010 Newsletter Mission Statement: The purpose of the club is: to provide instruction, practice, and advancement of the members in all types of figure skating; to encourage and cultivate a spirit of fraternal feeling among ice skaters; to sponsor, to produce or cooperate in the production of amateur exhibitions, competitions, and shows; and, generally to do and perform such other acts as may be necessary, advisable, proper, or incidental in the realization of the objectives and purposes of this organization; and to carry out the general policies of United States Figure Skating. Welcome new Twin Bays Skating Club Members! This newsletter is e-mailed monthly as a resource of information to help keep communication alive in the club. Calendar of Events: Fundraising: January: Little Ceasar’s Pizza Kits: 15th ……………………Test Forms Due The order forms should be in the office 24th…………Free Learn to Skate Clinic this week!!! Please stop by and pick one 29&30th…………….…. @ Howe Arena up. These are a great buy and very easy 31st…………………..Ice Show Ads Due and fun to cook!!! February: 4th…………………….….…….Test Day .Hockey Calendars: 13th…………...Ice Show tickets on Sale This is a great and easy way for any TBSC March: member to do a little fundraising for their 12&13th……………….………Ice Show account. These are 15 month calendars and 15th…………….Spring Schedule Begins show “the spirit of Hockey”. They are like a Norman Rockwell type calendar –very well put together. It has reserved space to keep Congrats: track of your favorite hockey team scores and ranks!! Any member can fundraise for this. Calendars sell for $20.00 with a $10.00 Congrats to TBSC Northern Lights Open profit, 15% to general fund and 85% or Juvenile Synchro Team. They placed 3rd $8.50 will go back into the skater’s out of nine teams at Fraser in the Mid account! America Synchronized Skating If you are interested in selling these calendars Championships. Way to go!! please contact Courtney Phillips@ (231)499- 7118. Ice Show 2010 Basic Skills Corner: The theme of the ice show this year will be Do you want to see your basic skills or The SEA, from the shores to the great advanced beginner skater perform in the Ice \deep blue! Show? Heidi met with the basic skills parents this week and distributed information about registration for Ice Show Mark your calendars ahead of time Ice participation. If you missed that meeting Show will be March 12 and 13th. Tickets and/or missed the registration form, please will be $13.00 for pre-purchased tickets pick up a registration form from Janna at and $15.00 at the door. the basic skills table or in the TBSC office, or see Heidi Masse, Director of Basic Skills Please Contact Lacey Chaput or Mary or contact Becky Leslie Roxbury Ice Show Chairs for more (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline for information or ideas and inspiration! Ice Show registration for all basic skills and advanced beginner skaters is FEB. 8. *Ice Show tickets go on Sale Feb 13th to all TBSC Members! *Ice Show Program Ads are due January 31st. Create an ad for your skater or get local businesses to place an ad in the ICE Auction 2010 Ice Show Program! Please be aware that if your skater is in the Ice Show and This year's theme will transform the Centre the form is not turned in you will receive Ice into the biggest Kentucky Derby Party a $100 ad charge fee (this does NOT apply this town has ever seen. Think big hats, to basic skills). So, I suggest you start mint juleps and fun at the races. With the early! And be creative! ********* new theme, and earlier start time due to the race, we will need lots of volunteers. If anyone is interested in earning volunteer Cherry Classic Competition: hours by working the event, or interested in joining the planning committee, they can Cherry Classic is only 5 contact Brandy Wheeler @ 231.313.6633 months away!!! This is a or email her: email@example.com great opportunity to The Committee meets every other Wed at fulfill your yearly volunteer hours; join a the Bayshore at 12:00. January 20th will be committee! There will be some exciting the next meeting. New Changes!! Including Test Track and other events!!! TBSC will be TCFSC: Please Contact Patty Davies or Mary Clifton Co-Chairs to Cherry Classic at firstname.lastname@example.org TBSC will become Traverse City Figure Skating Club!! There will be an official unveiling of the new name and logo in February. Test Session: TBSC COACHING STAFF Janna Gates our Test Chair has scheduled Senior/Professional Coaches the next Test Session!!! To be held on Feb Cassie Grimm 342-6739 4th (Thursday) from 8 am to 3 pm. Ann Manning 933-5396 Test Forms are past due. Seth Chafez will Heidi Masse 360-0264 Laurent Masse’ 360-0264 be available for Dance partnering. Sign-up Stephanie Miller 409-1997 for practice Ice will be available in the Courtney Phillips 499-7118 office when it gets closer to Feb. If you Domonique Vizzini (248) 931-0904 have any questions please contact Janna at Ali Ward 499-6444 email@example.com or stop by the office and say hello! Basic Skills Coaches Susi Pilath 271-6341 TBSC BOARD Junior Coaches Savannah Burke 633-2002 President - Mary VanderKolk Patty McManus 883-1550 firstname.lastname@example.org 941-1658 Josie Trafelet 499-4111 Vice President – Holly Edmondson email@example.com 929-7348 Assistant Coaches Secretary - Colleen Runyon Amanda Shoemaker 631-42-30 firstname.lastname@example.org 269-3529 Allison VanderKolk 645-1658 Club Treasurer - Cathy Shoemaker email@example.com 275-7741 Synchro Treasurer - Kim Skeels Assistant Coaches must be at least 16 yrs old & firstname.lastname@example.org 922-8147 may teach private lessons only on basic skills ice time at a rate of pay not to exceed $17.50/ hour. Board members Junior Coaches may teach private lessons on Lacey Chaput Basic Skills and low freestyle sessions at a rate email@example.com 267-6121 of pay not to exceed $25/hour. Becky Leslie Senior Coaches may teach any skating discipline firstname.lastname@example.org 933-7242 (dependent upon their own experience) on any Ann Manning TBSC session. Senior Coaches determine their email@example.com 933-5396 own rates – please check with them individually. Heidi Masse firstname.lastname@example.org 392-1054 Blythe Skarshaug email@example.com 631-1753 To save money, the TBSC newsletter is e-mailed If you need a form signed by a Club officer (i.e., only. You may also view it at www.twinbays.org. competition forms, out of club test form, etc.), To submit information, e-mail to please see Mary, Holly, Colleen, Cathy, or Kim. Domoniquevizzini@yahoo.com or drop off copy in TBSC Office: 947-2267 the newsletter mailbox in the TBSC office. Deadline is the 3rd Friday of the month. TBSC Email: firstname.lastname@example.org reserves the right to alter submissions for space purposes. The Next Board Meeting is Tues, Feb 9th, 5:15 pm at The Flying Bowl.
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