Happy New Year Paddlers!

With 2013 now behind us, it’s time to start planning for 2014!

 

DBB Annual General Meeting

Please join us at our Annual General Meeting taking place Thursday January 23, 2014 at the Burton Avenue United Church located at 37 Burton Avenue in Barrie. The meeting will begin at 7pm sharp, so please arrive early to sign in.

If you haven’t already done so, you can let us know you’re coming on our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/450937395011983

Topics for discussion include an overview of 2013 events and finances, and plans for 2014.

Members will be able to sign up for their desired teams at the AGM.

Members in good standing will have the ability to vote on various items. A member in good standing is anyone who has paid their $15 membership fee (which is included as part of your individual team fee). Please e-mail info@dragonboatbarrie.com if you wish to verify your standing.

 

Call for Nominations – Secretary

There is an opening on the Board for the position of Secretary. Nominations can be submitted in writing, signed by two members, with the member being nominated indicating their acceptance of the nomination. Nominations can be submitted in advance to Sean Levison, or on the night of the AGM immediately prior to the start of the meeting.

Team Captains

Team Captains will be decided upon at the AGM. A Team Captain’s meeting will follow on Thursday January 30th, with full team meetings taking place some time in February.

DBB Apparel

DBB swag!  Hoodies, dry fit t’s and jackets for sale in the new year.  Show off your dragon boat swag and make all your friends and co-workers jealous.  Hoodies $35, Dry fit t’s $25 and Waterproof Coal Harbour Jackets $90.  Please click here for a clothing order form for various DBB apparel.

We also have bumper stickers, paddle stickers and tattoos!  All of these items will be on sale at the AGM in January.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for various events!  Please mark June 7th 2014 on your calendar for Celebrate Barrie!  We will need 4-6 volunteers to help out with activities promoting DBB to the community.  Contact Amber amber.sperling@dragonboatbarrie.com for details or to volunteer for other DBB events!

Fundraising

Fundraising!  Its that time of year where we are all noticing zeros missing from our  bank accounts.  Lets make our wallets happier in July by starting to think of fundraising ideas today!  Information to follow for Steeped Tea fundraiser!  More information can be found at www.steepedtea.com/fundraising

 

Hope to see you all on the 23rd!

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