12 July 6 - July 12, 2015 The Weekly ICO Updater

posted Jul 6, 2015, 12:18 PM by Kate Starr   [ updated Jul 6, 2015, 12:18 PM ]

THE WEEKLY ICO UPDATER (WICOU pronounced Why-COO)

 

 

Below are the answers to last week’s movie quotes, New movie quotes and updates for the organization.  Please let me know of any updates you would like added to the WICOU.

 

Last  week’ Movie Quotes:

 

1.     You’re one in a million. – Warren Beatty as Dick Tracy  - Dick Tracy

 

2.    Wow. Brad, hi! You been holding this long? Uh huh. I'm incredible. Yeah, Neverland. Uh-huh. Lost Boys. Jim Hook, duel to the death. I'll fill you in later. Listen, I'd love to chat, but I gotta climb a drain pipe right now. Why? Because I ran out of fairy dust, if not I would've flown up. – Robin Williams as Peter Banning/Peter Pan - Hook

 

3.    Hasta la vista, baby. – Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator – T2

 

4.    You do understand, Bob, don't you? There's no other solution. You won't go away. – Richard Dreyfus as Dr. Leo Marvin in What About BOB

 

5.    Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room! – Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley in Dr. Strangelove

 

You receive a full point for each movie you name correctly, and a ½ point for each character or actor named correctly.  See bottom of WICOU for the leaders board.

 

This Week’s Movie Quotes:

1.       Hey Phil, if you’re gonna spew, spew into this.

2.      That rug really tied the room together.

3.      Who does Number Two work for? Who does Number Two work for? 

4.      Warriors, come out to play-i-ay.

5.      NO! Not the buttons! Not my gumdrop buttons!

 

The Weekly Update: July 6 – July 12, 2015.

 

Current Updates:

 

1.      July River Mtg 7pm @ 1616 Delaware St (Thank you Larry Orman for volunteering your house): We will hold the  July River Mtg on July 8th to discuss:

a.      Trip Updates/stories for all trips thus far this season.

b.      Veterans: What does at risk mean? Learning more about the veteran population w/ Robert Vessels of the Sierra Club.

c.       The Feasibility of holding a mini training weekend exclusively for participants.

 

2.      Upcoming Trips: 

a.      KIPP Collegiate: July 11th & 12th NEEDS GUIDES, Pls Check in with Chris Thorsen.  This is a group we have worked with a bunch in the past.  Fernando and Ricardo who trained in 2013, are from this group.

b.      Oakland High ESA: July 17th & 18th, on the South Fork American River.  Kevin Jordan has been running a trip with his Oakland High ESA scholars for many years.  O-High has produced many participant-volunteer converts.  Pls Sign up on –line or check in with Kevin Jordan if you would like to be a guide on this trip.

 

3.      Outreach Coordinator Needed:

a.      Anthony Scott, who has fearlessly done our outreach and calendaring of late has decided to step down from this role.  Thank you Anthony for all you have done and do for ICO Rafting.  In his absence a new Outreach Coordinator is needed.  The Outreach Coordinator’s job currently: Send applications to partner agencies, both existing and new agencies suggested by ICO volunteers, receive/review the applications, set up a calendar meeting with the trip leaders, send out response letters to all partner agencies who applied.  The position can also be expanded to work with the agencies more.  Additional support can be solicited from other volunteers.

b.      Please contact Kate Starr and/or Anthony Scott if you have any questions or are interested in taking on this job.

 

4.      Happy Birthday this week:

a.      Please wish a happy belated birthday to Natasha Abeygunawardena. 

b.      Please let me know your birthday so I may add it to the WICOU. 

 

Older Updates:

 

1.      NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program Call for Applicants:  I sent this e-mail out last Wednesday June 24th from the Sierra Club.

a.      The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) would like to invite you to apply to the 2015 NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship program. Sponsored by NBCUniversal, LNESC will award ten (10) national scholarships of $5,000 to qualified Latino high school seniors and undergraduate students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at U. S. post-secondary institutions. Students majoring in business, film, journalism, graphic design, human resources, information technology, marketing, music programming, television, or web design are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline is July 31, 2015.   Click here to Apply

 

2.      Veteran Participant Groups:  The response via survey monkey was that the majority would like to investigate including a veteran group to our participant trips.  At this point, a task force has been set up to work with the Sierra Club’s veteran outreach coordinator to identify groups that meet our scope of no/limited access to the outdoors.  Pls talk with Tracey Hodge if you would like to be a part of this task force.

 

3.      Diversity Equity and Inclusion Discussion: Monday June 22 a discussion was had at Bill Weinberg’s house about why ICO Rafting and the Sierra Club are talking about diversity, equity and inclusion. How organizational culture, social justice and environmental justice are connected.  There shall be more meeting to delve further into what DEI means for ICORafting, how we as volunteers can be a more welcoming group.  How do we as an organization embrace and encourage diversity within?  Stay Tuned for more info.

 

4.      April River Mtg Minutes: These are coming soon to the ICO internal website.  Lots to read and learn about, including the rough draft of the new structure.  Please read and provide questions and feedback! (KATE is still working on the minutes/Org Chart)

 

5.      The SOPs REVISIONS are moving forward.  Ryan and his team are working diligently to meet the May deadline of a rough draft.  If you have any questions about the goal/intent of the revisions, please contact Kate Starr.  A rough draft should be ready for the May or June River Mtg.

 

6.      The ORGANIZATIONAL RESTRUCTURE, a task intended to better organize how off-river volunteerism is structured, is underway.  A rough draft will be presented at the April River Mtg.  Roles for each group will be outlined.  Input is encouraged and welcome!

 

 

 

Until Next Week.

Kate

Trivia Leaders Board

Name

Total Points from Previous Weeks

Week 10

June 22-28

Week 11

June 29 – July 5

Week 12

July 6 - 12

Totals

Derrick Wydick

5

0

0

 

5

Jesse Wycko

0

5

0

 

5

Ryan Clark

4

0

0

 

4

Tracey Hodge

0

4

0

 

4

Chris Thorsen

0

4

0

 

4

Mel Mac Innis

3

0

0

 

3

Erica Petrofsky

2

1

0

 

3

Harold Sloane

0

2.5

0

 

2.5

Caroline Sequoria

2

0

.5

 

2.5

Fred Medrano

1

0

0

 

1

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