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Newsletter January 2015

January 2015

Dear Skiers & Riders

Our next meeting will be Tuesday January 6th, at 7:30pm.  At the Playwright Restaurant & Pub, Whitney Avenue, Hamden.

Happy New Year!!!!

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BULK TICKETS – if you have not already received your tickets or Membership Card, they can be picked up at the January meeting. Questions or concerns regarding picking up your bulk ticket orders can be directed to Yolanda, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Hamden Ski Club and Bulk Ticket coordinator is only responsible for taking orders, not delivering. Our club order was several thousand tickets. When these tickets are received they must be counted and verified that the order is correct. Then the order must be separated into members individual orders, when this is done each order must be verified that your membership is paid. Yolanda is not authorized or compensated by the Hamden Ski Club to travel across the state to accommodate individual member’s demands.

MEMBERSHIP CARDS will also be available at the January meeting.

PLEASE NOTE: Meeting begins at 7:30pm and the tickets will not be available until then. 

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The 2014 On-Snow Winter Carnival will be held at Okemo, the weekend of March 6-8th. Those who plan to attend the on snow weekend please see Jane Suto.

Okemo will accept Bulk Tickets on the on-snow weekend.

Hamden Ski Club will be sponsoring a trip to Jay Peak the weekend of March 6-8th. 

More information will be available at the meeting.

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Monday Night Racing:  the first 2 races have been cancelled. Mt. Southington is hoping for Jan. 5th.  On the 5th if there is racing there will be a ceremony and hanging a plaque in the Alpine Eatery to honor our race captain Harry Mackenstein who lost his battle to cancer. Please join us.

There has been a change to obtaining your ticket and racing bib. There will be a separate window outside the customer service center (white office building) with a welcome sign to all racers to purchase their race tickets. Cash, check, charge, gift certificates are all accepted. Once the ticket is purchased racers will take their ticket into the Alpine Eatery and go to the left side in front of the windows. Show your ticket, get a bib number, register in the computer and sign in on the scoreboard sheet. No ticket – no registration.

Tickets will be $30.00. Employees, season pass holders and 70+ racers will pay $16.00, you must show your ID/season pass to the ticket seller.

Monday Night Racing Dates:

January 5th

January 12th

January 19th

January 26th

February 2nd 

February 9th

February 16th – Make-up Date

February 23rd – Make-up Date   

Connecticut State Championship Series:

Giant Slalom: at Mt. Southington - Wed. Jan. 14 [make-up Jan. 21] 

Slalom: at Mt. Southington - Wed. Feb. 11 [make-up date Feb. 18] 

Downhill / Snowboard / Cross Country – 

to be held the weekend of Winter Carnival at Pico

Downhill – Mar. 6

Snowboard – Mar. 7

Cross Country – Mar. 8

HAMDEN SKI CLUB 2014-2015 MEETING DATES

New dates will added as they become available

TUESDAY – JANUARY 6, 2015

TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 3, 2015

TUESDAY – MARCH 3, 2015

FRIDAY – SUNDAY – MARCH  6-8, 2014 – HAMDEN SKI CLUB TRIP TO JAY PEAK & CSC ON SNOW WINTER CARNIVAL – OKEMO,

TUESDAY – APRIL 7, 2015

TUESDAY – MAY 5, 2015

ANNUAL BANQUET – FRIDAY – JUNE 5, 2015