#27 Oct. 26 - Nov 1, 2015 Weekly ICO Updater (WICOU)

posted Nov 2, 2015, 8:27 AM by Kate Starr   [ updated Nov 2, 2015, 8:29 AM ]

THE WEEKLY ICO UPDATER #27 (WICOU pronounced Why-COO)

 

Below are organizational updates and weekly bits of fluff for your entertainment.  I will try to add a weekly photo as well.  Please let me know of any updates you would like added to the WICOU.

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Cameron House Trip 2008

 

A winner for the WICOU trivia point challenge will be announce on Monday December 14!  Along with bragging rights, there will be Certificate of Awesomeness and possibly a trophy…  So it’s time to buckle down and dig deep for the weekly answers.

 

Last Week’s Bit of Fluff: Know Thy Fellow Volunteer Part Two! (Mr. Chris Thorsen!!!)

1.      What year did Chris Train with ICORafting?

a.      2007

2.      Which DC Comic Super Hero is Chris?

a.      Super Man!

3.      What awesome movie set in NYC is Chris's favorite?

a.      GhostBusters; Who you gonna call?

4.      What does Chris do for work?

a.      As Clark Kent, Chris is a mild mannered Electrician; by night he is a “Super” bouncer in a fantastic bar in Walnut Creek!

5.      How did Chris get involved with ICO?

a.      Mr. Lance Chuck introduced Chris to ICO

6.      Extra Points Awarded:

a.      Ryan received an extra point for naming both of Chris’s Jobs

 

 

This Week’s Bit of Fluff: Halloween Trivia! (Know Thy Fellow Volunteer will resume Next Week)

1.      In “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, where does Linus spend his Halloween? Why?

2.      In what country did Halloween originate?

3.      Name the Halloween movie in which Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimi are witches terrorizing modern day Salem.

4.      Name the phobia that means you have an intense fear if Halloween.

5.      What is the name of the psycho killer in the movie Halloween?

 

The Weekly Update: October 26 – November 1, 2015.

 

Current Updates:

 

1.      November River Mtg:

a.      There will be a Nov. River Mtg on the first Wednesday of November at 840 Delaware St Berkeley @ 7pm.  Food will be served.  An agenda will be forthcoming.  Let me know if you have any items you would like on the agenda.

 

2.      Recruitment:

a.      Per the September River Mtg, we will be searching for a volunteer coordinator outside of ICO Rafting.  If you are interested in assisting w/ the advertisement wording and recruitment, Please contact Kate.

 

3.      Training 2016:

a.      We are currently planning to have 2016 spring training.  Look for an e-mail from Kate requesting volunteers to organize training.  If you want to be on the training committee please let Kate Starr know. 

 

4.      Happy Birthday this week:

a.      Please wish a happy birthday to:

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

 

Older Updates:

 

1.      ICO End of year Party: Was a great time!  Lots of old timers in attendance (great for me to finally put faces to names).  A big thanks to Teresa for organizing and Steve and Chris for hosting.  The food was delicious, the thirst quenching beverages copious and the company delightful!

 

2.      Upcoming Trips: 

a.      As of September 19, 2015, TRIPS ARE DONE FOR THE SEASON, Thank you everyone who helped organize, run or support a trip!

 

3.      Diversity Equity and Inclusion Discussion: Mtg to be held Monday Sept. 21st waspostponed.   Check out the reading: The Evolving Language of Diversity by Kathy Castania.  Jackie sent out a great  e-mail (on Sept. 2nd) to the ICORafting list requesting people provide feedback on what dates in September would work for Activities and discussions to help understand meaning of words like: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Intersectionality, Micro-aggressions, Trigger, Culture, Allyship, Race, Racism, Cisgender, LGBTQQIA and more.

 

Until Next Week.

Kate

 

 

Name

Previous Totals

New Points

Totals

Mel Mac Innis

25.5

5

30.5

Ryan Clark

22.5

6

28.5

Juan Byron

21.5

2

23.5

Erica Petrofsky

21.5

 

21.5

Caroline Sequeira

15.5

 

15.5

Natasha A

12

 

12

Derrick Wydick

10

 

10

Harold Sloane

6.5

3

9.5

Jesse Wycko

5

 

5

Tracey Hodge

4

 

4

Chris Thorsen

4

 

4

Fred Medrano

1

 

1

 

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