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Northern California Olympians Spring 2007 Newspage Volume Twenty Three Number One The Northern California Olympians ncolympians.org. the best of luck in their quest to bring oﬀer fellowship to members of past and Applic ations c an b e pr inte d, the Games back to the USA. More current Olympic teams; coordinate completed and faxed to 510.531.9113. If elsewhere in this newsletter. member appearances at youth, com- you have questions, email Jim Schmitz NBC will host a special event in the munity, and corporate events; and sup- (1980, 1988, 1992 Weightlifting) Napa Valley on Monday, June 4th at port the creation of an active, visible, email@example.com. 7:30 p.m. The NCO has been invited to nationwide and worldwide Olympian Our application deadline is June 30, send ten Olympians. Please contact me organization. 2007. Anne Cribbs & Company will if you are available to participate in this handle media promotions. event. It should be a nice occasion. NCO News From Our Chairman We are getting ready to award another round of grants in our NCO Grant Program Gears Up Dear Olympian: Grant Program. We are encouraging Beginning May 15 and extending It has been quite a year for me prospective Northern Californian to June 30, the NCO will accept since taking over leadership of the Olympic hopefuls to apply. Our web applications for our traveling and organization that Anne Cribbs and page carries the current information training Grant Program for northern others have built from the ground up. – ncolympians.org. California athletes preparing for the Anne continues to be very active on One of our goals for 2007-08 is to 2008 Summer Olympic Games in the board, and we are fortunate to have update and improve our web page. Beijing. Please pass the word to local a strong Board of Directors. We meet We are currently looking for someone athletes or organizations who may every two months on the 3rd Monday to serve as web master. If you are know of Olympic hopefuls who can of the month and any member of the interested, or know of someone who utilize one of the ten $500 to $1000 NCO is welcome to join our meetings. would be, please contact me. grants we oﬀer. Grants will be awarded Our ﬁscal year ends May 1st and we We look forward to an exciting on August 8 – one year until the look for your continued membership Olympic year as the 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremonies of the 2008 this upcoming year. Please send your in Beijing approach. Working for the Olympic Games. dues to our membership director, Starr future of the Olympic Spirit, I remain, Th e N C O g r a nt p ro g r a m i s f unde d by the pro ce e ds of our Hurley (1960 Alpine Skiing). See page 3 of this newsletter for her contact Sincerely yours, quadrennial Welcome Home Dinner, the annual BASOC/NCO Celebrity information. Greg Mialas This year we are very excited to have Chair NCO Golf Tournament and private gifts our annual meeting at AT&T Park in USA Fencing - 1980, ’84, ’88 from Olympians and community conjunction with the annual Olympic firstname.lastname@example.org members. Individuals in all Olympic Night at the Giants on Monday, July 415.519.0224 and Paralympic sports with proven international athletic experience are 23rd. The Giants will be playing the Atlanta Braves and it should be a fun welcome to apply. Applicants must and exciting gathering. See story on In This Issue reside or train in Northern California, deﬁned as from the coast to Nevada, page 3 for details. • 2016 Bay Area Bid Update and from Fresno to the Oregon border. As many of you know, on April 14, Chicago was named the USOC • NCO to Meet at Giants Game Grant guidelines and an application c a n b e fo u n d o n o u r w eb s i te , Candidate City for the 2016 Olympic • Lots of Events in 2007 Games. The NCO wishes Chicago USOC/BASOC News projects, along with the development of new venues and renovation of existing information, visit montereyhorsepark. org and theﬂagfoundation.org. The 2016 Bid: It’s CHICAGO! facilities, will leave a lasting legacy. In 2007, the World Junior Table Excerpted from a story by the U.S. Overall, Chicago’s vision as host of the Tennis Championship will be held Olympic Committee Staﬀ , April 14, 2007 Olympic and Paralympic Games is to at Stanford from December 8-16, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. – The both strengthen the Olympic Movement and feature 190 players from all over United States Olympic Committee and unite the city. the world. The ITTF (International announced Chicago as its Applicant City BASOC congratulates Chicago Table Tennis Federation) Executive for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Mayor Daley and Chairman Pat Ryan Committee meetings will be held Games. The USOC Board of Directors and their team, and – working with during this time in Palo Alto. made the announcement following a the NCO – looks forward to helping to The 2009 National Senior Games vote during its quarterly meeting at the ensure that the 2016 Olympic Games will take place the first two weeks in Hilton Washington Embassy Row Hotel will return to the United States. August at Stanford and other venues in Washington, D.C. across the Bay Area. Featuring 15,000 “On behalf of the United States Bay Area: World Class Competitions athletes over 50 years old competing Olympic Committee, we would like to and Venues Prosper in 18 sports, plus four demonstration congratulate Chicago on its selection A legacy of the San Francisco Bay area’s sports of sailing, rowing, water polo as our Applicant City,” said USOC bid for the 2012 Olympic Games is and soccer – this will be the largest Chairman of the Board, Peter Ueberroth. coming to life: the Monterey Horse multi sport event held in the United “Our ultimate goal at the outset was Park . Its 16-member B oard and States. For more information, visit to identify the U.S. city with the best Executive Director Anne Warner www.2009seniorgames.org. This event is chance of competing internationally. In Cribbs (1960 Swimming) received the held every two years--this year’s Games Chicago and Los Angeles, we had two green light last fall to move forward are in Louisville, Kentucky. Thanks to outstanding bids and we are conﬁdent with plans to build turfed paddocks, Barbara Jordon (1952 Swimming) and that Chicago is positioned to be ponds, riding rings and other amenities Molly Botkin (1960 Swimming) who will competitive in the international ﬁeld and of an elegant, world-class facility for supervise and “work” the 2009 Booth at will make our country proud.” equestrian sports, rivaling the Kentucky the 2007 Games in Kentucky. Chicago will now be formally Horse Park, on 390 acres of the Parker BASOC symposium/forum on the nominated by the USO C to the Flats area of Fort Ord. value of physical education and sports International Olympic Committee (IOC) Now the group is priming for a $40 in schools – a report card on the state as a candidate for the 2016 Olympic and million dollar fundraising campaign of P.E. in schools to pressure/lobby our Paralympic Games. The international with the goal of breaking ground physically fit Governor is still in the campaign will last two years, concluding in January 2009. The mission of the planning stages. If you would like to get in October 2009 at the IOC Session in Monterey Horse Park is to preserve involved, email email@example.com. Copenhagen, Denmark, when the 2016 land for equestrian activities and public Host City is selected. recreation; to provide venues for local, “This is an opportunity to really national and international competition, USOC/USOlympians educate all of America and the world schooling, training and education; and about what the Olympic Movement to ensure that this extraordinary land Update brings not only to your city, not only to in this unique setting will be enjoyed Excerpted from a February 2007 letter your country, but also to the world,” said by future generations. It is a once-in-a from USOC CEO Jim Scherr and USO Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. “It is a lifetime opportunity for a permanent President Willie Banks spirit in which people will come together international-level equestrian facility. In 2007, the United States Olympic to compete on a level playing ﬁeld, and it Please spread the word about this Committe e ha s planne d se veral really recognizes the best of humanity.” exciting legacy and let Anne know of outreach initiatives for Olympians to As the U.S. Applicant City, Chicago any potential donors. Barbra Higgins participate in. In January, they launched will be bidding internationally to host (1984 Fencing) acts as the CFO of year two of their National Olympic the Olympic and Paralympic Games for the Monterey Horse Park Board of Education Program with Sportsmanship the ﬁrst time. The city’s plan calls for a Directors. as the focus. Olympians can help deliver compact Games, providing ease of access In a full circle connection, The Flag this message to schools and recreation to all venues for athletes, media and the Foundation, co-founded by this writer centers across the country. Olympic Family. In the plan, the Olympic (Kimberly Carlisle, 1980 Swimming) To facilitate this effort and in the Village will be situated on Chicago’s and named for her horse Flag, a fall in support of Red Ribbon Week, lakefront to position 88 percent of the Standardbred off the track, will help the USOC has developed several tools athletes within 15 minutes of their create the education and outplacement we can use, including a speech with a competition venues. Urban renewal programs the Park will oﬀer. For more great (your writer’s editorial comment) accompanying DVD, Real Athletes Play Fair, which integrates video highlight 2007 Calendar footage with stories of sportsmanship, Olympism, respect, understanding, May 31: NCO Training Grant application deadline commitment, fun, friendship and how June 18: Board meeting we can create a vision for a better world June 23: International Olympic Day and participate in a drug-free life. Currently the U.S . Oly mpian June 30: Grant Application Deadline chapters number 15 and the USOC July 1: Newsletter submissions due would like to increase Olympian July 15: Newsletter published participation in existing chapters and help organize new groups. For July 23: NCO Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m. information ab out any of these Olympic Night at the Giants, 7:15 p.m., AT&T Park programs, you can call the Olympian Hotline (800.717.7555), or email Cindy August 8: NCO Training Grants awarded Stinger, Manager of Alumni, at cindy. August 20: Board meeting firstname.lastname@example.org, or Christine Taylor, Sept. 1: Newsletter submissions due Alumni Administrative Assistant, at email@example.com. Sept. 15: Newsletter published Sept. 17: Annual BASOC Celebrity Golf Tournament NCO News (cont.) October 15: Board meeting NCO Annual Mee ting and Night at Dec. 1: Newsletter submissions due the Giants Dec. 8-16: World Junior Table Tennis Championships, Stanford In a stroke of brilliance, the NCO Dec. 15: Newsletter published Board has decided to combine the NCO Annual Meeting with our annual Board meetings are hosted at 7 p.m. on the dates indicated by directors on a rotating Night at the Giants, co-hosted with schedule. For location and directions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee. The festivities, including a short meeting, will take place on July of a year’s worth of news, collegiality Christine Carver 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at AT&T Park and invitations to special events plus Stephen Clark the opportunity to share your Olympic Robert Cook in San Francisco. The first pitch will spirit with our community through Jan Corwin cross the plate at approximately 7:30 speaking engagements and appearances Derrick Crass p.m. Bring a friend! Bring your spouse Anne Warner Cribbs or partner! Bring your children! Bring at businesses and schools. If you’d like Kelly Crowley their friends! Mark you calendars and to join for life, it’s $1000 (25 years at Jessica Davis stay tuned for details. Estimated cost today’s membership rate) regardless Debbie DeAngelis will be $50 per person and includes of when you join, so join young! Have Christopher Dorst a game ticket, a ballpark dinner and questions or address changes? Email Edith McGuire DuVall a commemorative Giants/BASOC Starr at email@example.com. Stephanie Elkins Community Partners cap. Look for Tim Evans information at www.ncolympians.org 2006/2007 Paid Members – Thank You! Stacy Blumer-Evans Lee Allen Al Feuerbach site, plus invitations will be mailed. Peter Arnautoﬀ Lynn Vidali Gautschi Brett Barrow Dave Gilman Do Send Your Dues! Rosie Bonds Barbara Grassmyer Our database manager, Starr Walton Don Bowden Monica Havelka Hurley (1960 Alpine Skiing) reminds us Mary Bradburne Barbra Higgins to please pay your dues for 2007/2008 Karen Brems Jane Swagerty Hill (our fiscal year begins May 1). You Beverly Brockway Nancy Hines may send your check for $40 (made Stephanie Brown Bill Hudson payable to the Northern California Mike Bruner Starr Walton Hurley Olympians) to Starr Walton Hurley, Andy Burke Bryan Ivie 44733 N El Macero Dr., El Macero, CA Ed Burke, Jr. Barbara Jordan 95618. Your membership ensures you Kimberly Carlisle Donald Kane Sharon Kelleher Matthew Petri Marilyn King Susan Heon Preston NCO New Member/Member Update Form Angie Wester Krieg Jerome Reitenbach Dave Langon Gail Peters Roper Name Lou Lindsey Molly Botkin Rossiter Peter Lippett Susan Jones Roy Address Bill Martell James Schmitz City, ST, ZIP Brian Martin Russell Silvestri Greg Massialas Lon Spurrier Phone Ken Min Michael Still Keith Mowen Terri Strunck Fax Ted Murphy Alex Tarics E-mail Diane Murray Ian Turner Heather Pease Olson Tim Vanni Company Name John Paulsen Susan Woodstra Profession Remember, our ﬁscal clock starts anew May 1, so next issue Olympic Sport(s) your name will be erased from this list unless you renew! Year(s) NCO Website Would you like to be included on our Speakers Bureau? Visit: http://www.ncolympians.org for up-to-date news, ac- ❑ yes ❑ no tivities, and event and grant information. We are looking for a new web master to manage our site. Interested? Please email Would you like to serve on the NCO Board? our president Greg Massialas, firstname.lastname@example.org. ❑ yes ❑ no This newsletter is published by the Northern California Olympians on the 15th of March, June, September and December. Copy submissions are due by the 1st of each month. Send your news to Kim Carlisle, P.O. Box 620492, Woodside, CA 94062-0492, or email@example.com. Articles about you, your life, your work, and other topics related to youth sports and the Olympics are welcomed. We would also like to invite point-of-view pieces on contemporary issues in Olympic sport. For copy deadlines and publishing dates, see Calendar, page 3. Writer: Kim Carlisle. Editor: Anne Warner Cribbs. Design: Annette Shelby. Northern California Olympians c/o Starr Walton Hurley 44733 N. El Macero Dr. El Macero, CA 95618 www.NCOlympians.org NCO Travel & Training Grants Available… Help Us Spread the Word (See story page 1)
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