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28 Jun 2022 Newsletter
Friends – Fitness – Fun  


Fun – Fitness – Friends



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Kroc Center  Cleaning – no practice held on Monday, August 17 and will resume on Monday, August 25 (updates of possible delays will be made as needed).


CSM Cleaning – no practice on Friday, Aug 14 and will resume on Wednesday, Sept 9 (updates of possible delays will be made as needed).


Labor Day Holiday - No practice will be held on Monday, September 7 at all locations.



On Sunday, August 9th the Kroc Center will be hosting its 3rd annual Bacon Fest.  They are in desperate need of volunteers.  They had one group back out, so they are now scrambling.   The event runs from 1-5 pm and the shifts are 1 or 2 hours in length.  Anyone who helps is welcome to come and enjoy the festivities before or after their shift without purchasing a ticket!  Contact Julie at 402-905-3591 to volunteer or get more details.



On Saturday, September 19 (this does not conflict with a Husker Football game), Tim Patterson is again organizing a golf outing for the Omaha Women’s Swimming and Diving Team.  This event was a lot of fun in the past years, and I usually don’t like to golf but I do like this event.  It is not a fundraiser it is more of a friendraiser – getting supporters of the swimming community together.  Eagle Run will be the course, with a late morning tee time of 9:30 am (with lunch afterwards). Masters, boosters, alumni, and friends are welcome to be part of this.  The entry fee is the same as last year - $42 ($168 per team).  It would be awesome if we could get at least 2 foursomes from our group!  Contact Tim ( or Todd (  Please let us know asap, even if it is tentative.  Check out the flyer!


Olympic Trials Tickets

Hello Swim Fans!  As many of you know, the 2016 Olympic Swim Trials tickets are now available.  The dates of the 2016 Trials are June 26 to July 3.  As in 2012, I have reserved 60 tickets in Section 203 rows F, G, and H.  These tickets are in the same section/ rows that we had in 2012 and are spectacular.  The cost is $450 for an all-session ticket. Please place your order by Friday, August 14 with payment made by this Labor Day.  37 tickets have already been reserved, this is a first come, first serve offer.  This will be an awesome experience!  The following people have already reserved a spot:  Dave Andersen, Kim Chapman, Cathy Eberle, Trish Hartigan, John Hartigan, Lynn Ingraham, David Kohll, Jim Kueffner, Mary Pat Moeller, Bridgitte Otto, Tim Patterson, Ali Petersen, Mariana Phipps, Jim Reisinger, Steve Scheuber, Chuck Sloup, Dan Smith, Erin Sullivan, Ed Willis, and Pat Zalesky.


Women’s and Girls’ Mini-Triathlon

The 23rd Annual Methodist Hospital/ UNO Women’s Mini-Triathlon will be held on Saturday, August 29 (the birthday of my wife, Kathleen).  This is an awesome event!  It is fun to see so many people of different ages and ability levels participating (and so manypeople helping).  Only women and girls can participate.  Guys we would like you to volunteer.  Our goal this year is to have 300 participants.  Reaching this goal would be very exciting!  We need all of our women Masters swimmers to encourage neighbors, friends, colleagues, and family to get active.  An entry form is coming; when you receive it please forward to friends, colleagues, family, and neighbors.


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