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Newsletter 8/25/09 - Welcome Back!!!

The meeting was opened by President Andy Constantino in front of the RSC. 
New members were welcomed and given an overview of the club.

Next week's meeting will be held at our regular time, location to be determined.

New members may join at any of the upcoming Tuesday night meetings by filling out a club sports waiver form and paying the 25 dollar yearly dues. They may also join at the Call-out, which will be held at 7pm in WTHR 200 on September 9th.
 

NEW BUSINESS

*  It was decided that any unofficial email sent to the list will have "NON-POC" in the subject line.  Everyone using the list is urged to minimize emails unrelated to POC activities.

*  Campus flyering and chalking with pizza party afterward is Wednesday Sept 2nd (Time and place TBA in e-mail later on)

*  Handout flyering is on Monday and Tuesday (Sept 7th &8th). Multiple locations around campus, a google sign-up sheet will be sent out next week to sign up.

*  It was decided upon that due to the amount of work the officers do for the Purdue Outing Club, officers will not have to pay dues. This includes all officers and consultants.

*  Gear Freeze - Currently the club is not purchasing new equipment for the gear closet. 

*  Poctoberfest will be October break from Friday night through Tuesday at ACE adventures. We are looking for "wholesome" bands or entertainment for the crowd.  If anyone knows bands that would be willing to play or has other ideas under $1000 for POCtoberfest, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*  Professor Robinson will be speaking to us regarding his experiences climbing Mt Everest. More details to come!
 

NEWSREEL OF YORE!  (from Purdue's archives)

Charles found and submitted this video for our history section:

http://www4.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/newsreels/1982.html

 

MOUNTAIN BIKING

*  Grant (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Trevor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) want to do weekly rides. Email them with what days you would be interested so they can plan a schedule for everyone.

*  Grant is going on a trip to Indy this weekend
 

CLIMBING

 

*  Emily (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Logan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) will be leading beginner trips to the gym later this week and in the coming weeks.

*  There will be a women's climbing callout trip to KY this year, the date is still being decided, for sure will be known by the callout

*  Pajo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is going to the Red this weekend

*  Regardless of previous experience, club policy says all beginners need to climb at the gym with experienced climbers in the club before attending an outdoortrip.
 

HIKING

*  Nick Fico (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) will be pursuing the POC tradition of driving to Colorado and hiking a 14'er (Mount Massive) and driving back during Labor Day Weekend. They are looking for additional people to join in the trip.
 

KAYAKING

*  Beginners must attend swim tests and roll sessions before attending outdoor trips.  Swim tests are August 26th and September 16th. 

*  Roll Sessions has been moved to Wednesdays 8:30-9:00pm and Fridays 7:00-8:30pm.  Beginners are welcome, be sure to sign a waiver first!  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

 

==Brad's Corner of Weird Stuff==

We had a good run over the summer, however I am sorry to announce that Brad's corner will not be making weekly appearances during the semester.  Thanks for all the great feedback!

 

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