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Kids/Teen Night on July 9th: Sign Up at Front Desk

On Sunday evening, July 9th at 6:30PM, Kids and Teens rules the pools at Overlee! We will have a DJ, pizza, drinks and snacks! The cost is $5. Signup sheets will be at front desk starting this weekend.  Please plan accordingly to pick up your children/teens at the following times:

  • 8 & unders are asked to go home at 8:00PM
  • 9 – 12 year-olds are asked to go home at 9:00PM
  • 13 & olders go home at 10:00PM when pools close

Parent volunteers are needed to help. If you are willing to help, please email Nico Vroom at [email protected].

Board Seeking Nominees for New Board Members

The Overlee Board of Directors is looking for a few members to serve on our Board of Directors. The election of new Board members will be held during the Summer Membership Meeting (Thursday, July 27th at 7:00PM).  We are now seeking Association members who would be interested in serving on the Board. Board members act as the governing body for the Association and a description of the Board’s roles and responsibilities can be found on the website in our Bylaws. There are five Board seats to be filled in the July election.  If you are interested please do not hesitate to send an email to [email protected] and someone will call you back to provide more details and answer any questions. Kristin Bruce, Sarah Cabalu, and Bob Neuman are serving on the Nominating Committee.

Donations and Volunteers Needed for Swim Program

Starting this fall, former OVL Head Coach Joan Mountain Elliott will be the Program Director for the free Learn-To-Swim Program called Future Saints Swim. It serves children ages 6 – 18 of low-income families in Arlington and Northern Virginia. The Clark Aquatic Foundation, a non-profit organization, and Marymount University’s Swim Team members sponsor the program. Any gently used swimsuits, swim bags, caps and goggles for the swimmers would be greatly appreciated. Bins for any donations will be placed at OVL’s front and back gate entrances. The program will run every Saturday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Marymount University’s pool, with the exception of some holidays. Anyone interested in volunteering as a swim instructor for the program can contact Joan at [email protected], or at (703) 475-8755 with any questions. Thank you in advance for your support for this program that seeks to improve the lives of children through swimming.

Needed NOW: Nominees for the Board of Directors

If the Overlee Community Association is a special place for you and your family and you want to help shape Overlee’s continued success and future, then please consider nominating yourself or a friend for the Overlee Board of Directors!

 The Overlee Board of Directors is looking for members who would be interested in serving on the Board. A nominating committee has been formed to recruit and recommend a slate of candidates to the general membership for election to the Board. The slate of candidates – along with a ballot – will be published in the July newsletter, with votes counted and election results announced at the July/Summer General Membership Meeting on July 28, 2016.

The nominating committee is seeking Overlee members who are willing to be part of the organization’s governing body. Board members are expected to attend a monthly Board meeting and be responsible for overseeing an aspect of Overlee’s operations, such as communications, grounds and facilities, developmental and competitive teams, clubhouse rentals, strategic planning, and more. Board members also serve on board committees that examine, discuss and recommend policies or programs to the Board-at-large for decision .A full description of the Board’s roles and responsibilities can be found in the By-Laws.

Board members are elected by the general membership, serve three-year terms and are unpaid. Those individuals who would like to be nominated to run for the Board must be an Overlee member (not a dependent of a member) with an active membership and submit a bio to be printed in the July newsletter. Once a slate is finalized and the July newsletter is sent, each Overlee member household can vote in one of two ways (with one vote per household): either by returning the ballot via mail or by attending the Summer Membership Meeting and voting in person. There will be three (3) open Board seats up for vote at the Summer Membership Meeting.

Mary Bohan and Cathy Ventura-Merkel are serving on this year’s Nominating Committee. Members interested in serving on the Board, recommending someone for the Board or who just want to ask questions about what it means to be a Board member should contact Mary and Cathy at [email protected]overlee.org.

Overlee Volunteer Day 2015- Thank You!

 

Thanks  to the Overlee Volunteers

Many thanks to all the members who came out on Saturday to help get Overlee prepared for the 2015 season. We had a strong turnout on a beautiful Saturday. Your time and hard work have paid off – the place looks great! Many thanks!

 

 

Volunteer Day 2015

We need YOU to help put the finishing touches on Overlee before Opening Day.  Any age and experience level is welcome.

We’ll be cleaning up the clubhouse, doing yard work, organizing, and much more.

Bring your work gloves and energy. Water, snacks, drinks, hot dogs & hamburgers will be provided.

Volunteer Day is a fun way to get involved with Overlee before the pool opens and get a sneak peak before summer!

Community Service

If you’re a teen in need of community service hours- it’s a great way to fulfill your requirement.

RSVP

To get a head count for food and drinks, please sign up via Sign-up Genius below.  (If you are not able or willing to use electronic sign up please email [email protected]).

Sign Up Now!

Board Elections- Nominating Committee Seeks Board Candidates

With the approach of the Overlee Community Association’s annual meeting in February, a nominating committee has been formed to recruit and recommend a slate of candidates to the general membership for election to the Board. The slate of candidates–along with a ballot–will be published in the January newsletter. Members (one ballot per household) have an opportunity to vote in two ways: either by returning the ballot via mail or by attending the Annual Membership Meeting and voting in person. There will be four (4) open Board seats up for vote at the Annual Meeting.

The nominating committee is seeking Association members who would be interested in serving on the Board. Board members act as the governing body for the Association and a description of the Board’s roles and responsibilities can be found on the web in our Bylaws.

The Board of Directors holds a regular meeting once a month. In addition, each Board member is responsible for overseeing an aspect of the Association’s operations, activities or facilities that require work outside the monthly meetings. Board members also serve on board committees that examine, discuss and recommend policies or programs to the Board at large for decision.

Board members are elected by the general membership, serve three year terms and are unpaid. Those individuals, who would like to be nominated to run for the Board must be an Overlee member (not a dependent of a Member) with an active membership, submit a bio to be printed in the January newsletter, and attend the Annual Membership meeting.

Members interested in serving on the Board should contact the Nominating Committee at [email protected]

Dive Team Volunteer Job Descriptions

Dive Job Descriptions

Dive Meet Jobs

Table Workers: This is a job for someone who likes to work with numbers. A side benefit is you get a good seat and you meet people from other teams. There are several jobs at the table. Most jobs include adding and double-checking someone else’s adding. Calculators are available. Easy on the job training provided. Time required: duration of  meet.

Meet Secretary: Lists all divers from both teams prior to meet. Records and tallies the scores of the meet while in progress. Works closely with ribbon writer. Time required: duration of meet

Ribbon Writer: Records scores on labels provided and attaches these to provided ribbons. Time required: duration ofmeet.

Judge: This gives you the best seat in the house! Judges watch each dive and give a corresponding score. There are 5 judges at each meet. The high and low score are tossed out and the middle 3 are used for the final score. This is not as scary as it sounds. Judges need to attain a basic training session; bring a friend! It’s free and fun and we’ll keep practicing as the season progresses. As a new Judge we will start you out on the younger divers and move you up, as you feel comfortable. It’s a great way to learn the sport and support your kids. Time required: duration of the meet

Referee: This job requires additional training and should be attempted by someone whom has been a judge for at least a year. Referees insure rules are upheld. We will provide an experienced referee to co-referee with you at your first meet. The amenities include refreshments & gratitude. Time required: duration of meet.

Announcer: Home Meets only. This requires minimal training. Additionally the announcer should have a good understanding of dive numbers, a quick paced delivery, and unbiased patience. Time required: Duration of meet.

Concessions chairman: Shops for food for home meets.  This job can be shared by two people-  one person for Competitive home meets (2 meets) and one person to do this for developmental home meets (2 meets).  This person is the go to person for the dive snack and grill bar during the meet.  You will have a crew of 3-4 volunteers for each of the 2 shifts.   Time required: duration of meet

Concessions worker: Sells burgers, hot dogs and snacks during meets.The earlier shift helps with set up, filling coolers with ice and drinks, cutting watermelon, setting out food, starts grilling burgers and hotdogs. The later session continues with grilling/selling, and helps with cleanup of the snack bar, storing things for the next meet.  We REALLY NEED GRILLERS!!! Only takes 3-4 folks who get along. Time required: 1 ½ hour shifts (5-6:30, 6:30-8)

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014 10AM-2PM- Overlee Volunteer Day!

We need YOU to help put the finishing touches on Overlee before Opening Day.  Any age and experience level is welcome. Bring your work gloves and energy. Water, snacks, drinks, hot dogs & hamburgers will be provided.  We’ll be cleaning up the clubhouse, doing yard work, organizing, and much more.

If you’re a teen in need of community service hours- it’s a great way to fulfill your requirement.  Volunteer Day is a fun way to get involved with Overlee before the pool opens and get a sneak peak at changes to the grounds!

To get a head count for food and drinks, please sign up. If you are not able or willing to use electronic sign up please email [email protected]

Sign Up Now!