29 Oct 2015

Norwich Rowing Club News October 29th 2015

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Club AGM – VERY IMPORTANT

If you care about how Norwich Rowing Club runs it is essential that you read the email sent out earlier today and come along to the AGM, to be held at Whitlingham Boat Club, on Wednesday 18th November.  The meeting will begin promptly at 7.30pm but please do join us from 7.00pm beforehand as the kitchen will be open.

There are a host of things to hear about and discuss. The following are key points and should be considered by all attendees in advance of the AGM:

–       Club structure and role appointments

–       Moving to the new boathouse

–       Growth, development and the future

At the AGM if you wish to discuss any particular matters not on the formal agenda then please send any written resolutions, (which should be proposed and seconded) to reach Karen Francis, as club secretary, by 6th November 2015. Please email: karen@nickfrancis.plus.com

Club Opening Ceremony

Reminder that the formal opening is November 7th at 12 noon.

Norfolk Sculls on Saturday

A huge good luck to all members racing, for those expecting to train as usual – probably best to go to the pub and watch the rugby instead. Thanks in advance to all marshals, let’s pull together as a club to run an excellent event! Please bring along cakes for donations too.

This serves as a seamless segue into . . .

Guy’s Tip of the Week

If you are racing on Saturday make sure that you:

–       read the race safety instructions

–       collect your numbers in plenty of time

–       know when you have to be on the water

–       wear enough to stay warm at the start

–       race well

–       enjoy yourself

–       have your name on/in your wellies as you would be amazed how many ‘green Dunlops’ there are in the club!

–       know what job you’ve been assigned to help the race officials

–       get to your post in plenty of time

–       buy cake!

Level 2 coaching courses

As per Jeni’s post on Facebook Level 2 courses are running at the following times:

For any members interested in coaching here are the dates for the Level 2 Coaches

Course being held in Norwich (and the prerequisites ) are:

28/11/2015 Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop 1300 – 1600

05/12/2015 Capsize and Recovery workshop

02/04/2016 UKCC Level 2 Day One

03/04/2016 UKCC Level 2 Day Two

19/04/2016 UKCC Level 2 Day Three

20/04/2016 UKCC Level 2 Day Four

the Learn to Row Instructor ( Level 1) in Norwichare on the below dates:

23/01/2016 Learn to Row Instructor Day One

24/01/2016 Learn to Row Instructor Day Two

13/02/2016 Learn to Row Instructor Day Three

Go to BR website to book your place.

Club ‘Mix it up!’ Sunday

The first Sunday of the month has come round again.  There has been a request that this day is used to try out mixed crews and I think that this is an excellent idea.

If you are interested in getting involved please let me know.  Unfortunately, as Sunday is the last available session before the Vets Fours Head a number of crews will be completing their final preparations and be unavailable.

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