Monday, November 25, 2013

Photos of Oscar Night

Dear Helle and Janet,

Thanks for planning a great evening and thanks for all that you do on and off the water for our racers!!
Please see link attached for all the photos for the evening.  Share with whomever you wish.
When you click the link, you'll see the photos.  Touch the photo and it will expand it to show the full image.
I will keep this link live for 2 weeks, and then remove the photos.  So have everyone check them out soon.

Enjoy and thanks for letting me be the paparazzi!
Chris Albanis

CYC is creating a photo gallery for long term.

Chris used Dropbox to share some files with you!

Click here to view CYC RC Oscar Night.

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Sad Race Committee Diaries

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Saturday Night - November 23 - Appreciation & Oscars

I know that this party was a good one.  My only measure is that I had a fun time.

Many other people seem to have had fun with our theme and the marvelous decor put together by the Party Committee and club Staff.  The Service awards are lovely champagne flutes with a custom bag for the bottle ( not supplied so you can pick your own ).

Service Awards went to:
Olof A
Nancy A
Nick B - Nick has been promoted and is taking a new position in Reno!
Janet B 5
Cathy 5
Gaetan C
Melissa C
Christopher 1
Darcy C
Janet C
Collein D
Jill D
Nikki D
Sean E
Lisa G
Helle G
Jeff G
Chuck G
Joanne 1
John H
Bob J
Mary J
Lloyd K
Tom K
Karen 1
Rachel 2
Stephanie 1
Rick L
Lynn L
Elissa M
Tim M
Karen M
Jane M
Chris M
Mary M
Chuck N
Debbie N
Bob 5
Cathy P 1
Michelle R
Mimi R
Ellen S
Amy 1
Jerry S
Tim S
Nancy S
Scott S

The numbers represent milestone years of service
The biggest hit of the evening was the video, "Sad Race Committee Diaries" put together by Sean and Lynn.  It is hysterical, and we will try to get it on line for all to see again.  People were laughing too loud to catch all the lines.

Our own Robin F was the master of the red carpet and Chris Albanis was the main paparazzi.  Those photos will be available in the near future. 

Oscar Winners:
Most Dramatic Recovery: Helle's iPad
Best Production Design: Erik's Booklet
Best Blog Entry: NOOD, Erik 
Best Costume Design: Maleficent, Darcy Cook 
Best Cuisine: Robin's Coffee Cake
Best Picture: Kris H, It's going to be a long race
Best Performance in a   Leading Role: Bob J, 47 days
Best Performance in a Supporting Role: Helle calling all the volunteers
Best Quote: “Never leave the wheel when you are driving.” - blogged by Joanne G
Best Director: On the Water Director, Lynn, presented with a Director's Chair
Best Chair: Janet B - Thanks for the anemometer, you guys are too Nice!

Next up:  2014 planning.  All Race Committee meeting December 11, at Monroe 6:30

     Janet B

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Oscar Nominations

The nominations are presented below for each category.  You may vote only one time, and must mark all categories in the same sitting.  No do-overs!  We share the entire ballot with you below, so that you can be prepared and the actual voting will take only a few moments.  Deciding the best might take longer.  Enjoy.


Blacklock on Mute - Ellen Sanpere

Hats - Janet Baxter’s camera

ICC Team - having fun sailing - Chuck Nevel    

 ICC Team, Ready to Roll - Karen Kinseys camera

     It’s going to be a long race - Kristin Hosbein

Joke's on you - Ellen Sanpere

                 No wind at Mac finish line - Kristin Hosbein

Mark Set for J111 - Janet Baxter’s camera 

Split gybes, just like we planned it - Joanne Guennewig

  •  “Haven’t you ever done this before?” Yelled to two new volunteers, one on her first day, the other on her second.
  • “It’ll be easy. Don’t worry.” - Lynn Lynch
  • “Look at that! Boats on the run evenly split, and now they’re using both gates!” - Various Race Officers
  • “Never drink until after you have scored” - Nancy Arnold
  • “Never leave the wheel when you are driving.” - blogged by Joanne Gunnewig
  • “What is this, a therapy session?” - Jerry Sebold
  • "Your Race Committee is in our opinion, one of the best… You’re very fortunate to have this professional organization at your club.” - Dick Olson, Owner of Hobgoblin
  • Maleficent - Darcy Cook    

    • New RC Shirts - Helle Getz
  • Spiderman NOOD Shoes - Sperry Topsiders  

  • Wizard Hat - presented to Erik
  • Bagels - Tom Keegan
  • Carole’s Cookies - Carole Goodman
  • Coffee Cake - Robin Finlay
  • Cookies - Lloyd Karzen
  • Pretzel Rods - Chef Jill Dedinsky
  • Course Boards - Rick Lillie
  • Distance Race courses - Rick Lillie
  • Compass spinner - Rick Lillie
  • Erik’s Booklet - Erik Schneider

  • Anchoring in almost the right spot to be the offset mark, after losing his engine in the NOOD, and being rounded by the entire fleet with barely a whisper of confusion - Jeff Glowski
  • Identifying the log floating in the starting area during the NOOD and alerting the Race Officer - Debbie Norris
  • Moving the markset boat closer to the gate, eliminating the potential confusion of boats trying to finish on a shortened course- Janet Baxter
  • Helle's i-pad slipped off Carrier, bounced on the deck and went into the water.  Helle yelled “man overboard” and pointed.  A Melges 24 nearby scooped it up and returned it, still dry inside it’s case.- Helle Getz
  • Nancy Arnold - Setting up, running and teaching Regatta Network
  • Jill Danly - Survey on communications (emails and phone calls)
  • Helle Getz - Calling each of the volunteers for the Verve Cup regatta
  • Mary McCarthy - Mid Summer party planning
  • Nancy Arnold - Scoring 65 boats in 31 races for the RYF season
  • Bob Johnson - 47+ days on the water
  • Tom Keegan - Four races at Sheldon Clark
  • Lynn Lynch - As NOOD PRO she attempted to free the wrapped prop
  • Rick Lillie - Starting and finishing nearly 40 races
This is where you can enter the raffle - just copy the link in question 10 and paste to your browser.  At that survey, enter the raffle.  This will tell us how many people have voted.  Only the auditors at the accounting firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP will see the completed ballots.  No one else will know the results until the envelopes are opened on November 23, 2013.  See you there!

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