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Fundraising Attempts

Posted by Ali Baggott at Nov 26, 2009 9:24PM PST ( 0 Comments )

Hi Everyone,

In case you haven’t heard I’ve recently re-joined the Senior Women’s National Field Hockey team program and as my first major part of my commitment I have been selected to the 27 member roster for the up coming World Cup qualifier. I will be taking a breather from school for the Spring semester and finally pursuing my opportunity to play for Canada! I believe this time around is going to be amazing and I am putting forth all I’ve got the next few months.

That being said we have a few tours coming up and as the program feels pretty much self-funded, we have an amazing new set of fundraising campaigners with FHC that have put together a new fundraising program! I totally support it! Every athlete must individually raise $2400 and 100% of that total goes directly to tours and travel! Every great international team needs at least 30 games to even be able to think about really competing on the world stage and currently Canada can afford maybe 10! So, this fundraising initiative is VERY important and I think this is a great opportunity to support individual athletes since you must write down the name of the person you are in support of on the donation form!

I am going to be circulating donation forms around the field, posting it on websites but this is my first (sorry for the future spam) email out to friends and family asking for YOU to support me (and my team) as we try and qualify for the world cup, and later, the Olympics! Every dollar goes a long way and I need to get $2400 but I think I can totally go above and beyond that!!

Upcoming Tour Schedule:
January: Two-week International Tour. Location: Malaysia or Spain?
March: World Cup Qualifier, USA.
September: 4 Nation Tour, Europe
October: Commonwealth Games, Delhi India

Donating Instructions:

1. ONLINE —> You can go to FIELD HOCKEY CANADA ( website and click ’BREAK THROUGH 2009" and follow the instructions. BE SURE TO WRITE MY NAME DOWN after you have made your payment

2. CHEQUE —> Print and fill in a donation form ( I have a bunch too) and write a cheque to field hockey canada (240-1101 Prince of Wales Drive, ottawa, Ont, K2C 3W7) and give it to me or mail it to them!

Tax receipts are sent out in Feb 2010

Finally, if you are donating and are comfortable telling me, I have to keep track since I have only until the end of December to raise my $2400 … so let me know if you are able to donate and help even if it is only $2.00 I WILL BE THANKFUL!!!

THANKS EVERYONE! Feel Free to contact me if you have more questions! Also feel free to pass this on to others that you know…

Ali Lee
c. 250-686-5000
h. 250-727-6033

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New Jackets

Posted by Ali Baggott at Oct 31, 2009 6:01PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Hi Sailors FHC Members,

We have decided against crew neck sweatshirts as a lot of the members were looking for something different and so I did some looking and found a jacket that I already had and we are going to order the 2009/10 model.

Anyway, have a look at the attached photos and you can see them and let me know your thoughts.

The first photo is a picture of me and two of my teammates. It’s the same jacket but we would get it in forest green.

The other two photos are the catalogue photos for the jacket.

Enjoy! let me know if you have comments. Also, if you did want a crew neck sweatshirt on special request let me know…..


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Posted by Ali Baggott at Oct 16, 2009 12:14AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

A big thanks to all the teams in the club for volunteering and baking for the concession over the Thanksgiving long weekend. The club raised close to $2000 to purchase new team gear and we are probably going to get that underway in the next few weeks!

Thanks again!

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Posted by Ali Baggott at Oct 5, 2009 10:54PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Hi Everyone,

Practice on Tues, Oct. 6th is cancelled.

INDIA men will have our slot in preparation for their series starting Friday.