FEFSC - April 2015 Newsletter
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Annual Meeting
The FEFSC Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 from 6:00 to 6:30 PM at Germain Arena in one of the party rooms. If you would like to vote anonymously, you must attend this meeting. If you need to vote by proxy, please send your name, USFSA number, and the 7 people you are voting for to Susan Geiger in one of the following four ways:
  1. email Susan at by 4:00 pm on April 27th
  2. email Susan at by 7:00 am on April 27th
  3. hand deliver your proxy vote to Susan by Saturday, 10:00 am, April 25th
  4. mail to Susan Geiger at 9419 Crocus Court, Fort Myers, FL 33967, postmarked by April 23rd.
Again, if you wish to vote anonymously, you must attend the meeting on Tuesday, April 28th.

Please consider the following candidates and select 7 to join Kristen Perkins and Susan Geiger who are completing the second year of their term as vice president and secretary respectively.

Robin Gentile (currently serving as Treasurer)
Mary Gras
Catherine Feminella
Danielle Larson (currently serving as President)
Lisa Perri (coach)
Clint Perkins (current board member and test chair)
Lynda Rowley (currently part of media team)
Kristy Lee Russo (current board member)
Sharon Wainnman (current board member)
Kerry Lourderback-Wood

All current FEFSC members, please be sure to vote! If you cannot be at the meeting, then be sure to get your proxy vote to Susan before the deadline. Every vote is important!
Part of what makes FEFSC a GREAT club is its volunteers! We had a wonderful prop committee for last year's annual show and the props were the best we've ever had! Please be thinking about what types of volunteer roles you might like to do in the coming year. There will be sign up sheets at the Annual Meeting for volunteer committees.
See You at Beef's!
Come to Beef O'Brady's at 20301 Grande Oak Shoppes Blvd, Ste 108, Estero, FL 33928 after the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 28th and they will give our club 10% of every sale (except for alcohol). Be sure to mention that you are there with the Florida Everblades Figure Skating Club!

FEFSC Fun and Games Spring Raffle

We have two raffle packages valued at over $1,000 each for our Spring Fundraiser! Thank you to all who donated and/or sought out donations - we could not have done this without you!!

Raffle tickets will be sold at $10 per ticket and buyers may choose which raffle package they would like to try and win! You can pick up a book of raffle tickets to sell from Danielle, Robin, Kristy, or Susan. Raffle tickets will also be on sale during Learn-to-Skate times and you can buy, or pick up your tickets to sell, during those times.

For a printable flyer and more information about the baskets, you can check out the fundraising page on our website or click here.
FEFSC Recognition and Awards Banquet

Our awards banquet will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Germain Arena. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for children and must be purchased by April 24th. You can purchase them via paypal on the events page our website, or see a board member. To see the official e-vite, click here.

Parents and coaches, if there is any achievement you would like to see your skater receive recognition for, please fill out the survey form or contact by April 15th.
Skate for Hope
Many of our skater's have already signed up to participate in Skate for Hope. If you haven't yet signed up and need help figuring it out, please email Emily at and she will email you the step-by-step tutorial. Registration closes on July 26th, but you can raise money from now until then, so sign up today!
Spring Exhibition
Our Spring Exhibition will be held on May 9th, 2015 at 1:45 PM. Any club skater may participate. You must register by May 2nd, 2015. You can register via the form on the events page on our website, or by turning in the information to Susan Geiger at the rink on or before May 2nd.

Name the Show & Logo Contest

Remember that our Club Holiday Show - Holiday Movies still needs an official name and logo! You may enter any time between now and July 1st! There is a marked envelope in the coaches room or you may submit to any board member. The winner (chosen on July 3rd) will receive a gift certificate to our special FEFSC CafePress store. All who submit entries will get a goody during our Halloween party!
FEFSC Board Meeting Minutes
Click here to download the meeting minutes from the March 9th meeting. The next board meeting will be on Monday, May 4th, at 5:30 PM in one of the party rooms at Germain Arena. Everyone is welcome to attend.

FEFSC CafePress Store
Don't forget to visit our Cafe Press store to find great apparel, gifts, and other items with our logo on it. We have just added Skate Mom, Skate Dad, Skate Coach and more will be added soon - be sure to take a look often!  All proceeds come right back to our club - what a great way to spend your money and support our club at the same time!

Save the Date!

~ April 28th, 2015 - 6:00 - 6:30 PM - FEFSC Annual Meeting; Beef O' Brady's afterwards

~ May 2nd, 2015 - 6:00 PM - FEFSC Annual Banquet

~May 4th, 2015 - 5:30 PM - FEFSC Board Meeting

~May 9th, 2015 - 1:45 PM - FEFSC Spring Exhibition

~ July 1st, 2015 - All Entries for FEFSC Name the Holiday Show/Logo Contest Due

~ July 1st, 2015 - FEFSC Membership Renewal

~July 3rd, 2015 - FEFSC Food, Fireworks and Fun Event at Germain + Contest Winners Announcement

~ July 26th, 2015 - Skate For Hope Registration Closes

~ August 29th, 2015 - 7:30 PM - Skate For Hope Event

~ September 4th-6th, 2015 - FEFSC Labor Day Competition

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