The 2016 New England Walkers Annual Meeting and traditional potluck will be held on Sunday, October 16th in Groton MA. Prior to the meeting, there will be a 5K/10K walk on the Rail Trail, starting at 9:30 a.m. from the end of Station Ave. in Groton Center. The event is open to race walkers of all abilities, and is often informally grouped to different paces.
The Annual Meeting will follow at 11 a.m., at the home of Ed and Deborah O’Rourke (978-448-8038), 43 Main St., in Groton Center, across the street from Lawrence Academy. The meeting will include the election of officers and discuss the following:
-Promoting of RW’ing to younger local athletes; getting more local walkers involved
-Booths and Clinics
-Bids for 2017 National races, and the 2017 New England Schedule
-Develop a Task List for future big events
-Helping to recruit more certified officials
Members may suggest other agenda items by emailing Ed O’Rourke (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to the meeting. All are welcome to attend, but only paid members may nominate and vote.
The traditional potluck will follow, around noontime. Please RSVP to Ed (email@example.com) if you plan to attend the meeting and potluck.
No need to RSVP, if you plan to walk only.