#28 Nov. 2 - Nov 8, 2015 Weekly ICO Update (WICOU)

posted Nov 2, 2015, 8:29 AM by Kate Starr

THE WEEKLY ICO UPDATER #28 (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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Tracey Hodge Pit River 2015

 

A winner for the WICOU trivia point challenge will be announced 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.

 

This Week’s Bit of Fluff: RAIN! YES RAIN! COS IT IS ACTUALLY RAINING TODAY!

1.      True of false? The most rain fall ever recorded in one year (Cherrapunji, India) is more than 30 meters?

2.      How fast do rain drops fall?

a.      7 to 18 mph

b.      15 to 22 mph

c.       3 to 12 mph

d.      17 to 28 mph

3.      A ____________ is a slow, light rain that can go on for hours.

a.      Shower

b.      Storm

c.       Drizzle

d.      Mist

4.      When the air is holding a lot of water droplets ___________ form.

a.      Weather fronts

b.      Clouds

c.       Tornadoes

d.      Shadows

5.      What color of a single rainbow is on the inside of the rainbow's arc, given the generally defined seven-color rainbow?

 

Last 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?

a.      He spends the night in the pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin to bring toys.

2.      In what country did Halloween originate?

a.      Ireland from Samhain

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

a.      Hocus Pocus.  If you haven’t seen it, you should.  It also has a young Thora Birch!

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

a.      Samhainophobia

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

a.      Michael Meyers

 

The Weekly Update: November 2 – November 8, 2015.

 

Current Updates:

 

1.      November River Mtg:

a.      There will be a Nov. River Mtg this Wednesday November 4th at 840 Delaware St Berkeley @ 7pm.  Food will be served.  See your e-mail for the agenda.  But TRAINING is the Highlight of this month’s meeting.

 

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.  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.      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!

 

Until Next Week,

Kate

 

 

Name

Previous Totals

New Points

Totals

Mel Mac Innis

30.5

 

30.5

Ryan Clark

28.5

 

28.5

Juan Byron

23.5

2

25.5

Erica Petrofsky

21.5

 

21.5

Natasha A

12

6

18

Caroline Sequeira

15.5

 

15.5

Harold Sloane

9.5

3

12.5

Derrick Wydick

10

 

10

Jesse Wycko

5

 

5

Tracey Hodge

4

 

4

Chris Thorsen

4

 

4

Fred Medrano

1

 

1

 

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