Affiliated Organizations
Raleigh Ski and Outing Club is a charter member of the Crescent Ski Council and the National Ski Council Federation. By being a member of RSOC you are automatically a member of these organizations.
Crescent Ski Council
National Ski Council Federation
Umstead Coalition

 

 

 

Special Announcements

JULY 10th MEETING

The July 10th meeting will not be held at

 REI — Cary

Instead, join us for a

Social Get Together at

Rally Point Sports Grill

1837 North Harrison Avenue, Cary

(near I-40, across the street from SAS Institute)

 

Arrive at 7 p.m.

 to catch up with friends,

enjoy a cold brew, and

sign up for the following

upcoming RSOC events:

? Happy Hour at Braza

? Jordan Lake Day Sail

? NCMA Film, Get out

? Camping at

Shenandoah National Park

? Madonna di Campiglio

Skiing & Venice, Italy

 

We’ll see you there!



 

JULY BOARD MEETING

The RSOC Board will meet Tuesday, June 19, 7:00 p.m. All members are welcome to attend this meeting; so, please contact one of the Board members for the location if you plan on attending.

OUR CONDOLENCES

We extend our sympathy to

our fellow club member,

Linda Penninger,

whose mother recently

passed away. Our thoughts are with

Linda in her time of loss.

evening Bike Rides

 

Please e-mail Ken Schuster to be added to the “whatsapp” app to receive updates on local evening bike rides in various locales across the Triangle. All riding abilities are welcome. The rides are usually followed up with some much needed refreshments and food at a local dining establishment.

Coordinator: Ken Schuster     kschoo2429@yahoo.com

KAYAK THE HAW RIVER
Sunday, September 16     AD1802
Spend the day on a section of the Haw River near Saxapahaw. More details to follow in the August newsletter.
Coordinator, Jessica Holland

 

FALL CAMPING & HIKING AT
HANGING ROCK STATE PARK
Friday-Sunday, October 19-21    AD1803
More details to follow in the August newsletter.

Coordinator, Carol Rowe

 

2018 JORDAN LAKE

DAY SAIL SCHEDULE 

 

Mark your calendar for the following scheduled RSOC sailing events, the details of which will be published in upcoming issues of the newsletter.       

 

Saturday, July 28       

Saturday, August 11                  

Sunday, September 2  

 

Please note that day sails will not take place unless there are at least six sign ups prior to the event, and participants must be available to help unload and load the boats.

 

ATTENTION MEMBERS

Please set your trusted sender lists or spam blocker to allow e-mail from

rsocadmin@raleighskiandoutingclub.org. RSOC communicates many things to our members via e-mail, including membership renewals, new events not in the newsletter and event reminders. If the  settings for youre-mail do not allow receipt from this account, you are missing important information.

 

JOIN THE RSOC

FACEBOOK LINK!

RSOCers,

What is the best way to keep in touch with all your RSOC friends?  Facebook!  We have our own Facebook page; so, please join the group and keep up to date with the upcoming events and postings from your RSOC friends.  

https://www.facebook.com/groups/356581534912/

 

Have you thought about . . .

all the benefits that being a member of the RSOC provides to you, including:

Invitation to members-only events.

♦ Discounted member price on trips and outings

♦ Ability to participate in any trips offered by other Crescent Ski Council clubs

♦ Ski and snowboard on the Race Team

♦ RSOC sticker

♦ Club discounts with ski/snowboard vendors (i.e. Alpine Ski Center, National Ski Federation)

DISCOUNTED ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR RENEWING RSOC MEMBERS!

Effective immediately, RSOC members who timely renew their membership will receive a $5.00 discount off the annual membership due rate:

Individual                                                 new $40               renewal $35

Single with children under 18                     new $40               renewal $35

Married couple w/children under 18            new $60                renewal $55

Married couple without children                  new $60               renewal $55

Jr. (12-17)/Fulltime College Student            new $40               renewal $35

So, renew your RSOC membership as soon as you receive e-mail notification that your membership is about to expire so you can receive the discounted rate and continue enjoying the numerous benefits that being a member of the RSOC provides to you, including:

  Invitation to members-only events

  Discounted member price on trips and outings

  Ability to participate in trips offered by all CSC clubs

  Ski and snowboard on the Race Team

  RSOC sticker

  Club discounts with ski/snowboard vendors (i.e. Alpine

       Ski Center, National Ski Federation)

NEWSLETTER ARTICLE AND

 ADVERTISEMENT DEADLINE SCHEDULE

 

Edition

 

Deadline for Articles/Ads

August  TBD
August

 TBD

October

 

 TBD

 Please email to the newsletter editor at frankclem@toast.net Trip numbers are required. (NOTE: I will confirm receipt of all articles/ads within 24 hours unless they are sent on a weekend and then it might take longer. If you DO NOT get timely confirmation from me that your article has been received, please check email address and send again or call me at 919/683-5552). Newsletter articles may also be mailed to me at 5714 Cheek Road, Durham, NC 27704.

Note: Please don’t wait until the last minute. Thanks.         

            —Shirley Clemmensen 

 

A Message from the Ski VP

From time to time the question comes up about how to become a coordinator for an RSOC ski trip.

Historically, coordinating RSOC Ski Trips has been awarded to the most experienced and active coordinators who are also skiers. Coordinating RSOC ski trips has also been regarded as a reward for service to the club.  Ski trips can be some of the most demanding events to coordinate.  Therefore, it is important to use our most experienced coordinators to run our ski trips.

If you would like to coordinate an RSOC ski trip and you are an experienced overnight trips coordinator, a skier and you are currently active in planning and coordinating events for RSOC, then you are eligible to coordinate a weeklong ski trip. If you do not meet this criteria and you would still like to coordinate an RSOC ski trip then get active, plan and coordinate some activities.  It's fun and very beneficial to RSOC.                                   —Jim Bennett, RSOC Ski VP

 

Please consider how you can contribute

to RSOC to keep it flourishing

and vital organization!

We have several Board positions open (see Board of Directors list on last page of the newsletter).

In addition, many of our current Officers have been serving

in their positions for several years, and we would like new voices on the Board to keep the RSOC thriving.

So, please let any Board member know of your interest in filling any of the Officer, Director or Internal Affairs positions.

 

 

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

 

Promote your business by advertising in the RSOC monthly newsletter!

MONTHLY RATE                      ANNUAL RATE

$100 Full Page                        $1,000 Full Page

$50 Half Page                         $500 Half Page

$25 Quarter Page                    $250 Quarter Page

$15 Business Card                   $150 Business Card

Please contact Shirley Clemmensen, 919/683-5552,

at frankclem@toast.net

 

IMPORTANT RENEWAL NOTICE!

 

  

Renewing your membership online requires you to renew within a window of time around your expiration date. If you have to renew after this window, you will need to send a check to the RSOC post office box, or bring a check to the RSOC meeting. Also, please ensure that you keep your data and email address current on the website. Click on “Member Area”, logon and if this is the first time your login name and password will be your first initial and last name (example: John Doe would be “jdoe”). After login in, clock on “My Info” to check your data. You can change your password at this point.

—Susan Archer, Membership Director

 

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS, EMAIL, PHONE OR NAME? 

 

 

Login to the ‘Member Area’ and select ‘My Info’ to change your Address, Phone Number, Email or Name. It is important to keep your personal data up to date because this what we use for mailings and email notifications.

OR submit in writing to:

Data Processing
Member Info. Correction
P.O. Box 10364 , Raleigh, NC 27605

 

  

CALL FOR COORDINATORS!

Experienced and new coordinators are needed.  Please contact the Skiing or Outings director and let us know what type of events and trips you want to coordinate.  Your director will make sure you have everything you need to coordinate a successful event or trip.

Please let the Locals Director know if you want to coordinate one of the RSOC Local events. We certainly could use your help. Thanks! Dwen Andrews-Cita, Locals Director 919/624-0762, dwen-cita@nc.rr.com

The Adventures Program is seeking coordinators for outings.  Please contact Charlie Kincaid at 919/319-8714 or cekrunner@hotmail.com. Also give Charlie a call to discuss any of the following events (or make suggestions for others):

White Water Rafting                        Scuba Diving
Mountain Biking                              Sky Diving
Rock climbing/Rappelling                  Spelunking

 

  
RSOC BENEFITS

Have you thought about . . .

all the benefits that being a member of the RSOC provides to you, including:

Invitation to members-only events.

♦ Discounted member price on trips and outings

♦ Ability to participate in any trips offered by other Crescent Ski Council clubs

♦ Ski and snowboard on the Race Team

♦ RSOC sticker

♦ Club discounts with ski/snowboard vendors (i.e. Alpine Ski Center, National Ski             Federation)

  

As a member of the RSOC, you are also a member of the Crescent Ski Council (CSC) and the National Ski Council Federation (NSCF). Your RSOC membership name tag contains the RSOC, CSC and NSCF logos. Numerous businesses have offered discounts to members of the clubs belonging to the NSCF. Some of the companies offering discounts are:

Bolle Helmets & Goggles/Sport Star Pro Sales.......................

Significant discount on direct sale of helmet.

Breeze Ski Rentals/Max Snowboard Rentals.......................

30% discount off the walk-in rate.

Christy Sports.......................

20% discount off their daily ski and snowboard rental rate

CrazeeHeads....................... T

his maker of decorative helmet covers is offering a 10% discount on their entire line of helmet covers

East West Resorts....................... Special benefits when booking individual lodging reservations at any

 

And More... 

Check out the National Ski Council Federation website.

www.skifederation.org                                                                                            

 

 

    

 

 

 

                              FACEBOOK LINK!

RSOCers,

What is the best way to keep in touch with all your RSOC friends?  Facebook!  We have our own Facebook page; so, please join the group and keep up to date with the upcoming events and postings from your RSOC friends.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/356581534912/

 

JOIN THE RSOC ON TWITTER!

 Now you can follow RSOC activities and announcements on Twitter to keep up with the latest news. We will be reminding our members and friends about up coming activities, new activities, space available on trip or anything important. Our Twitter account is @RSOCski. Sign up now and stay in touch.  

 

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