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It takes a village…

September 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Here’s an update on the concession fund-raiser scheduled for the 6th. First, thanks to Mrs. Feehley and Mr. Wong for organizing. And thanks to all those who have volunteered their time and items for the sale.

As of last night, we still would like donations of 3 cases of water, 18 cases Gatorade. We still need more or less of everything else on the list and for more people to volunteer time.

We have several parents so far who are willing to work. More would be helpful. Please contact Mrs. Feehley at feehley@gmail.com or 203.834.0616 if you can help or donate additional items.

Only one wrestler has made a commitment to help out. Frankly, that’s not up to the standard we expect. If you’re not playing in the football game, competing in an away game in another sport, or are involved in the band, you should be helping at the concession stand. Contact Mrs. Feehley ASAP to let her know you’ll be there. Don’t wait to the last minute. Parents, please speak with your sons. Any almuni (parents or athletes) still getting e-mails or reading the blog would be welcome to come help out too if you’re around.

Thanks!

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Categories: Parents, Team

Concession Help Needed!

September 27, 2011 Leave a comment

From Mrs Feehley:

Dear Wrestling Families,

Once again we have the opportunity to do some fund raising before our season even begins! This year we will be running the concession stand at the Ridgefield vs Wilton football game on Thursday October 6. Kickoff @ 6:00 P.M.

Supplies needed to be donated and delivered to the concession stand on Thursday 10/6 beginning at 3:30 p.m:

20 cases of water
20 cases of Gatorade (16 oz. size)
8 cases of soda Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mountain Dew , Dr. Pepper

2 cases individually wrapped chips
5 cases individually wrapped cookies
3 boxes or individual bags of peanuts

Boxes of individually wrapped candy. Big sellers are Skittles, M& M’s, Swedish Fish, Reese’s etc.

Any Homemade Baked goods individually wrapped which will be sold for $1.00

We would love for each family to donate any quantity of the items listed above. Things not donated will be purchased by the boosters. If you have any other items you would like to donate please let us know in advance so we can have them on our price list.

We also need volunteers before, after and throughout the game. All wrestlers are expected to help at some point.

Shifts:
Set up 3:30 to 5:30
First half
Halftime
Second half
Clean up

I will send out updated emails as people commit to the donations and shifts.

Thank you in advance for your help. Please pass this along if you know of someone not on the distribution list. Feel free to contact me if you would like to be removed from the list.
Thank you in advance for your help and donations!
Joanne Feehley
203.834.0616

Categories: Parents, Team

Younger Sibling? Neighbor? Cousin? Pass the Word: Wilton Youth Wrestling is Rolling!

September 21, 2011 Leave a comment

This just posted on the Wilton Youth Wrestling site:

We are gearing up for the 2011-2012 season!

Practices are on Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6:00 and Thursdays from 5:00 – 6:30.

First practice is Tuesday, November 15 at 4:30 at location in Wilton as yet to be determined. Please REGISTER your wrestler and ensure that you bring the WYW 2011-12 registration form, a copy of their birth certificate (new team members only), and your on-line payment receipt or a check made out to “Wilton Youth Wrestling” in the amount of $175 (fee includes USAWCT membership fee, which is required for insurance purposes).

Note: This program is not a Parks and Rec or school program. This is Wilton Youth Wrestling, a feeder program for the Wilton High School Wrestling Program. Matches will be scheduled as the season progresses. Sunday tournaments will be optional and will be communicated as the season progresses.

Contact Wilton Youth Wrestling with any questions!

Categories: Parents, Team

Preseason Fund-Raiser. Save the Date – 10/6

September 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Hello! Over the last couple of years, we’ve been fortunate to secure the concession rights at a fall football game to help support the team. That activity, your booster dues, and the citrus sale in the spring are among the reasons why we’ve been able to get a new mat and support the wrestlers in many other ways.

Mrs. Feehley let us know that we have the concession again on 10/6 to raise money for the wrestling boosters. Mr. Wong and Mrs. Feehley will be in charge. For now, please mark your calendars and save the date. We expect all the wrestlers to help out unless they have a conflict. Further details will follow.

Categories: Parents, Team

Team Pre-season Meeting 3:00 PM on Wednesday 9/14

September 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Coach Foldeak wants to meet with all wrestlers after school on Wednesday. The meeting will be quick — most likely no more than 15 minutes.

Focus will be about lifting, the new weight classes (there’ll be a scale for anyone who needs to check weight and set a goal), and one or two other topics. All wrestlers should attend. Please encourage friends interested in the sport to attend too.

Categories: Parents, Team

Updating Subscriptions – #2

September 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Let’s try this again.

As posted the other day, WordPress now offers a better (faster) way to get e-mail updates from this site, so we would like everyone to re-subscribe using the new system. Please visit the site, and underneath the Virtual Refrigerator picture of the Sam Somers bout sheet on the right, you’ll see text that says:

Follow Blog via Email

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Also, please send Coach Rinaldi an email with your name in it so we can identify the person behind the sometimes cryptic e-mail addresses.

Right underneath that text there’s a place where you type your e-mail. Underneath that, there’s a button that says Sign me up! Once you’ve typed in your e-mail address please click the button.

Thank you to the folks who have already signed up. And if you wouldn’t mind, please send an e-mail with your name in it directly to Coach Rinaldi after you’ve signed up so we can associate your name with your e-mail.

We’ll keep the old system running for a while, just to give everyone a chance to figure this out, but eventually (likely before the season starts) we’ll discontinue the old service.

Until we shut the old system down, you may get 2 e-mails from the site — one from the old service and one from the new. If you want to eliminate the clutter early, please send an e-mail to Coach Rinaldi and he’ll remove you from the old list.

Thank you!

Categories: Parents, Team

Updating Subscriptions

September 1, 2011 Leave a comment

WordPress now offers a better way to get e-mail updates from this site, so we would like everyone to re-subscribe using the new system. Please visit the site, and underneath the picture, enter your e-mail to continue your subscription. We’ll keep the old system running for a while, just to give everyone a chance to figure this out, but eventually (likely before the season starts) we’ll discontinue the old service.

Until we shut the old system down, you may get 2 e-mails from the site — one from the old service and one from the new. If you want to eliminate the clutter early, please send an e-mail to Coach Rinaldi and he’ll remove you from the old list.

Thank you!

Categories: Parents, Team