Fundraising for rowing clubs

 In Faster Masters Rowing Radio

Faster Masters Rowing Radio – the podcast for masters rowers. Tips, advice and discussion from Marlene Royle and Rebecca Caroe.

01:00 This Past Week – we launched the June training program.
06:50 Fundraising for rowing clubs.
Little and often is a good mantra.
Regattas – every club should do a winter and summer regatta.
Different types of regatta – boats are provided, racing for time, skills and drills, juniors and masters are good companion athletes.
13:00 Summer head races – Maine State Championships around 3 buoys for 5k.
The “Killer Meter” a 1k race with a mass start.
The CRI Classic is a preparation for HOCR.
The Head of the Kevins – 3 series of races seeded by time
Cambridge Winter League over 3 months with cumulative time.
19:00 Small fund raisers
– a service fee on race entries
– bottle returns and tin cans
– jumble sale / rummage sale / bake sale
– junior disco
– raffles – donated merchandise in kind and gift certificates
28:00 Run a learn to row for parents of juniors
30:00 Corporate rowing
is a league possible?
37:00 Resources within the membership – who is already a member who could help you?
Local library
www.spacetoco.com allows you to list rooms for hire (a commercial Air BnB for club rooms)
47:00 Catchy things like “sponsor 10 strokes”
Buy a row or buy 1 hour or 1 outing.

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