2010 Events Archive
- Thursday, March 11, 2010
- Thursday, April 22, 2010
- Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010
This event is set
up by IEEE Region 1 GOLD. Below is their emailed information.
Hello Region 1 GOLD
Last month the initial invitation for the rafting went out and we have received
an excellent turnout so far with members from the following sections:
- Boston, Springfield
New York - New York
New Jersey - North Jersey
New Hampwshire - New Hampshire
Rhode Island - Providence
There are still discount spots available and the outfitter has 59 spots that we
can fill as of July 27. These are a first-come first-serve basis and not
guaranteed to our group until a deposit is received.
This event you will not want to miss. We already have exceeded last years
registrations, increasing the networking opportunities and developing lasting
Register today (email@example.com) and secure one
of the nine remaining rates of $94!
When: Saturday, Septenber 18,
Where: Charlemont, MA
With Who: Region 1 GOLD Members
Provider: Crabapple Whitewater
River: Deefield River, Monroe
How Much: $109 (First 20 IEEE
Members based on postmark date will receive a discounted rate of
$94 of almost 15% off!)
How do I get there? We will
attempt to arrange car and hotel pooling. Please email your location and if you
have a means of meeting in a centralized location.
Is this overnight? We are only
planning the one day trip, however there are campgrounds and a motel nearby. See
below for details.
[Trip leaves around 9:30am, snack is served on the river. We will have a Steak,
Salmon, Chicken or Vegetarian option after rafting.]
RSVP as soon as possible. Please email Rob Vice
if you are interested. This way we can look into how many slots are available
and lock in you into the reservation and possible discount.
Full Day (2.5 hours on the river) - Minimum
Cookout at base after the trip (steak, fish, chicken or vegetarian option)
No. of people per boat:
6 - 8
Class II, III, IV - Digital Slide Presentation
This is a great intermediate rafting trip
(contact CrabApple (888)
553-RAFT for concerns, but beginners have started on this trip
before), great guides, fellow engineers and new friends! Come on out and network
while catching the thrill of some white water.
Space is limited and attendance is
on a first come first serve basis by deposit.
For those wishing to spend a weekend in the beautiful scenic Berkshires, camping
is available within a few miles of CrabApple Whitewater base facility. Camping
is available two miles from the base of CrabApple White Water at Country Aire
Campground near to the Oxbow Motel. Another alternative to camp is at the Mohawk
State Park. More info below with links:
Country Aire Campground
~$20/night for tent/camper
Cabins between $30-50 for
1-3 rooms respectively.
Car/hotel pooling: We will
attempt to arrange car and hotel pools. Please let us know if you need a ride
and if you can meet in a determined centralized location (i.e. you can get a
ride, take public transportation, taxi or just want to drive with someone else).
If you want to share a room, then let us know your sex.
Cost: The first 20 IEEE members
to RSVP by the deadline only need to pay $94. Non-IEEE members and IEEE members
who RSVP after the deadline or after 20 have been received pay $109. All RSVPs
are subject to slot availability with the provider. You will need to pay up
front by mailing a check as described below.
RSVP: Please RSVP by sending an
email to Rob Vice
providing IEEE member number if applicable for discount. Upon receipt of email,
you will be notified of whether you qualified for the discount. Payment should
be received within 2 weeks of registering by email to qualify for the discount
[postmark date]. Non-discounted registrations will be accepted until the event
date subject to availability of the provider.
Check payable to "IEEE Region 1", send to
C/O: Rob Vice
10 Commerce Way, Suite 1008
Norton, MA 02766
Risks: While the rapids chosen
are intended for beginners-intermediates, white water rafting is nonetheless
risky and accidents do happen. Please perform your own research as to whether
these risks are acceptable to you before signing up for the event. Both the
rafting company and IEEE will expect you to sign assumption of risk, release of
liability waivers before participating.
Join us for this second ever Region 1 event!
IEEE R1 NE Area GOLD Coordinator(helping Uri out with the Northeast Area)
IEEE R1 SPAC Coordinator
IEEE Boston - Treasurer IEEE
Boston PACE - Chair
IEEE Boston GOLD - 2008 Past-Chair
Hope everyone can come out and support IEEE Region
1 GOLD's 2nd Annual White Water Rafting trip!
Thank you for your continued support.
- Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Hope everyone can come out and support IEEE's
next networking event!
Thank you for your continued support.
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