December Newsletter

Winter Social at Skatequest

Friday Dec 8th 7:30- 9:30pm

Rowers, Parents, Siblings ... Lets get together, Let’s get to know each other, Let’s have some the first annual Crew Winter Social.

lease come and enjoy the opportunity to spend time with friends and meet new teammates - wear RED so we can find each other.

(Even non-skaters can gather to visit off the ice).

Special rate of $10 per ticket, includes skate rental.

Tickets must be purchased before the event so please do it today!

SkateQuest - 1800 Michael Faraday Ct, Reston, VA 20190


Gift Card Orders

DEADLINE Tomorrow Dec 5th

Earn MCC money for something you are doing anyway!

When you purchase Scrip Gift Cards, the vendor gives a percentage (4-16%!) of the gift card value to MCC. It is a great way to get extra money for the crew team at no extra cost to the member families. Gift cards delivered at either the McLean Baazar Dec 9th or the Membership Meeting Dec 13th. Think of all your gift giving needs this season and order now.


ROWERS wanted for MHS Holiday Bazaar - wear your colors proud and help sell items at our table to benefit MCC during the festive event.

Saturday December 9th 9:30am-3:30pm

(service hours available)


Unique skill set required - Do you have research skills? Do you want to "stalk" alumni on the internet?

Alumni Relations committee is looking for volunteers (credit given) to track down past MCC rowers for inclusion in alumni rowing events and our alumni database.


Other Volunteer Opportunities - Get in your Additional Volunteer Credits

by stepping up for the following positions:

  • Spring Break Coordinator

  • Mulch Committee - Procurement

  • Mulch Committee - Food Tent

  • Regatta Food Tent CO-coordinator (partner with experienced lead)

  • VASRA Lightweight weigh-in Volunteer

  • Year-End Picnic Coordinator

Know that there are resources and support for each of these roles. Question? we can contact you with a prior year volunteer.

Email Megan Hallam


Membership Meeting Wednesday

December 13th

A brief meeting will start at 7:30pm.

  • Meet our newest coach, hear winter training update and dicuss upcoming competitions & Erg-a-Thon.

  • Learn about the process to become a badged volunteer to chaperone the spring season bus to TBC.

  • Delivery of spiritwear and gift cards. Come wrap up the year with a little cheer with MCC.


Christmas Tree & Ice Melt Sales a SUCCESSThank you to all our supporting families and rowers, and especially Lynley Ogilvie, Sisi Cheng, Martin Hilliard and all the volunteers for chainsaw duty who did much more. EXTRA TREES - we have 2 extra trees offered at discount prices. Contact Lynley at if interested.



Tuesday, December 5th - DEADLINE gift card orders

Friday, December 8th 7:30 - 9:30pm - Winter Social at Skatequest, Reston

Saturday, December 9th 9:30am - 3:30pm - McLean Holiday Bazaar

Wednesday, December 13th 7:30pm - General Membership Meeting

Winter Break Practice Schedule:

Women's Team

  • Sat Dec 15th: 10:00am - noon

  • Mon Dec 18th - Fri Dec 22nd: 9:00-11:00am and

  • Wed Dec 27th - Fri Dec 29th 9:00-11:00am

  • Sat Dec 30th: 10:00am - noon

Men's Team

  • Sat Dec 15th: 8:00-10am Experienced Men and 1:00 - 3:00pm Novice Men

  • Mon Dec 18th - Fri Dec 22nd: 7:30 - 9:00am ALL and 5:00-6:30pm Experienced Men

  • Sat Dec 23rd: 8:00-10am Experienced Men and 1:00 - 3:00pm Novice Men

  • Wed Dec 27th - Fri Dec 29th 7:30 - 9:00am ALL and 5:00-6:30pm Experienced Men

  • Sat Dec 30th: 8:00-10am Experienced Men and 1:00 - 3:00pm Novice Men

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