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Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s annual Against the Tide

Against the Tide is a multi-sport event which includes both a 1-mile competitive and 1-mile recreational open water swims, in addition to an Aquathon. All proceeds from the event benefit the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and its mission of breast cancer prevention. We are especially excited to share the news as the June event in Hopkinton will commemorate our 25th year!

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Annual 100 x 100 at CMSC

Greetings Masters Swimmers,
Cambridge Masters Swim Club cordially invites you to our annual 100×100 swim at Harvard University on Sunday, January 8th, 2017. Swim 100×100 SCY (or however many you’d like to swim) with masters swimmers and triathletes from around New England to help bring in the New Year in a fun, supportive environment, while raising money for charity.
Details:
-Register Online and find compete details here: https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=104682&team=mnecmsch Or visit our website: www.cambridgemasters.com and click the 100×100 Tab.
-When: Sunday January 8th, 9 AM Start (doors open at 8 AM).
-Where: Harvard University’s Blodgett Pool, 65 North Harvard Street, Boston, 01234.
-Cost: $25 Donation (all proceeds go to charity).
-Space is limited.
Hope to see you on January 8th!

Abe Rogers
Head Coach: Cambridge Masters Swim Club at Harvard University
aberogers@gmail.com
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Hour of Power!!

If your workout group has never participated in the Hour of Power Relay, consider registering this year! The Hour of Power relay originated at the Division III collegiate swimming level, but has branched out in recent years to include Divisions I, II and III, as well as Club and Masters swim programs. The Hour of Power makes for a fun and challenging workout, while simultaneously raising awareness of Sarcoma Cancer, a rare soft-tissue cancer that took the life of Carleton College swimmer, Ted Mullin back in 2006. There are participation opportunities as well as fundraising opportunities. Your team’s level of involvement is completely up to you! This memorial event is a great way to build spirit and camaraderie among your team.

If interested in participating, please check out the details and register your masters workout group: http://go.carleton.edu/HourOfPower

The date of the Hour of Power is Tuesday, 11/10/15… but can certainly be completed at any time that is more convenient to your program/swimmers.

Flyer is available here!

Miles for Michelle

On Saturday August 29 the Worcester Area Masters will again host a fun open water swim (and breakfast to follow) at Camp Lowe in Lancaster – this is Fort Pond.
The Event “ Miles 4 Michelle” was started last year to support a local swimmer in her battle against a rare cancer. WAM is running the masters portion and helping with the college/US swimmer portion which will follow the masters event.

The link is: www.miles4michelle.weebly.com

Swimmers can register through the site or also onsite the morning of the swim. We will also post on the WAM swimming website.

Cathy Dickson (WAM swimming)
cell: 978-660-2282
cj.qkona@gmail.com

Touch the Wall swim movie screening

Touch the Wall Screening: Monday, May 11th @ 6:30pm, Cinemagic, Merrimack, NH

In honor of Adult Learn-to-Swim Month, all proceeds from ticket sales of the Missy Franklin/Kara Lynn Joyce documentary, Touch the Wall, will go towards the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation.

Register for email notification once tickets are for sale on April 7th.

If you can’t make the movie, consider purchasing a ticket and/or making a donation to a great cause. Donations can be made via the movie link below.

Link here:
https://www.tugg.com/events/14766

2015 NE-LMSC Short Course Yards Championship registration extended

The 2015 New England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship registration deadline has been extended to this Friday, March 6, 2015 at 11:59pm.  Still have time to register here! Hurry and don’t delay!

2015 NE-LMSC Short Course Championships Dates

Happy New Year! 2015 New England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship at Harvard will be on Sunday, March 15 for Distance day and the rest of the meet will be on March 20-22, 2015. Keep checking back at meetresults.com for updated info.

BU SCM Champs Pictures!!

Thanks SWIMRI!

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Annual NEM Meeting – this Wednesday!

Annual NEM meeting- 7-9pm at 38 Sidney Street. All members are welcome, food is provided!

Tentative agenda:

1. Minutes of last meeting.
2. Introduction of those present
3. Financials Overview – Sue Cashin
4. NEM News – David Bright/Jacki Hirsty
5. NEM Web Site – Nate McBride
6. Meet Coordinator – Mindy
7. Open Water – where do we go from here
8. One Hour Swim – Ulrike
9. 2015 Dues
10. USMS Convention Report
11. Presentation of Board Candidates
12. Vote on BOD
13. Candidates for Officer positions
14. Vote on Officers

Worcester Area Masters “Miles 4 Michelle” swim a great success!!

Hi Nate,

Wanted you to know the first Worcester Area Masters (WAM) open water swim this weekend was a huge success. “Miles 4 Michelle” was held Saturday 8/23 at Fort Pond in Lancaster.
We had 116 register. Over 40 NEMS registered swimmers plus many local college and age group swimmers. (2 separate swims, several waves)There was over $5K raised to support local USS swimmer Michelle Farnsworth in her battle against a rare cancer rhabdomyosarcoma RMS.

We had so much fun Saturday, WAM will aim to make this an annual event bringing our local swim community together – a reunion, great send off for college swimmers, and opportunity to raise money for a cause doing something we love.

Thank you for posting this event. We are happy to work with NEMS to make this even stronger next year.

Cathy (CJ) Dickson

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