Archive for September, 2010

09/30/10 Warrior’s Society Weekly News

In this issue:

1. Pow Wow (Vision Quest and Counting Coup) registration opens tomorrow, Friday, October 1st

2. Poker ride in San Juan Capistrano this Saturday, October 2nd.

3. Take a kid mountain biking day this Saturday, October 2nd.

4. Mountain biking with the blind, Saturday, November 6th, at Irvine Regional Park.

5. Trails4All Intercoastal cleanup in Trabuco Canyon a success!

1. POW WOW (VISION QUEST AND COUNTING COUP) REGISTRATION OPENS TOMORROW, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1ST.

Registration for the 2011 Pow Wow (Vision Quest and Counting Coup Events to be held on Saturday, April 2nd), will start next week on October 1st at 12:00 A.M.

We will activate the links on each events page on our web site at that time.

We only offer online registration due to the fact the event quickly sells out online.

The price is $125 for the Vision Quest and $85.00 for the Counting Coup which includes finishing award, t-shirt and post-event food. There are no refunds.

The events sell out in minutes so we encourage you to sign up quickly.

2. POKER RIDE IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND.

Rotary Ridge Trail Events is staging a Mountain Bike Poker Ride this Saturday, October 2, in San Juan Capistrano. This is a non-competitive event intended to celebrate the unique terrain and open space in the hills of SJC, and raise funds to maintain the local trail system and local charities supported by Rotary of SJC….and of course have some fun doing it!

In addition to the poker game there will be great raffle prizes and for winning hand a Garmin 605 GPS system. Also this year, an expanded expo with products and demonstrations.

There is more info at our website (www.sanjuantrailrun.org ) detailing the events including registration.

Thank you,

Pat Petersen
949-521-4233
pjpetersen@cox.net

3. TAKE A KID MOUNTAIN BIKING DAY THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND.

October 2, 2010 is this years date for IMBA’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.

This is truly an amazing event that according to IMBA is celebrated globally in the United States, Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan and Mexico.

Last year, more than 167 groups organized events with more than 7,100 kids taking part…making it the largest turn out ever!

This year will mark the 4th year I am planning a local event in Orange County (last year we had over 40 kids participate and more are expected this year) and touching base in this regard.

As part of our event which starts at Irvine Regional Park includes varied MTB rides (Irvine Regional, Peters Canyon and/or Santiago Oaks) based on age/skill we also have a BBQ followed by a free kid’s raffle.

While clearly the event is to install a love of dirt to the groms, it should be no surprise of the huge excitement displayed by the kids during the free raffle.

In the past I have reached out to various local bikes shops and manufacturers; ALL of which have been generous beyond imagination in donating some swag for the free kids raffle.

Last year we had donations from over 13 organizations including but not limited to The Path, Switchback Cyclery, SHARE, SixSixOne, Chumba, Intense, BlkMrkt, REI, etc.

We have had kids as young as one being pulled in trailers up to 15 year old; some of whom totally rip.

I can be reached at ridelikeakid1@gmail.com or 714-910-6669 to answer any questions you may have.

I am also including a link to a short video of last years fun:

http://bit.ly/cdgBY7

Regards,
Adam

4. MOUNTAIN BIKING WITH THE BLIND, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, AT IRVINE REGIONAL PARK

All funds raised through this event support our mobility and sports programs for blind youth. This is an incredible opportunity for the public to ride with our blind mountain bikers and be inspired! Registration fee is a $25 tax-deductible donation.

To register for this event or for more information about sponsoring the event, please contact Kelly at:

kelly.husted@worldaccessfortheblind.org

or call:

(323) 744-0370

www.worldaccessfortheblind.org

5. TRAILS4 ALL INNER COASTAL CLEANUP IN TRABUCO CANYON A SUCCESS!

The Trails4All Inner Coastal Cleanup in Trabuco Canyon was very successful. Because so many Warrior’s Society members participated, it seemed like a club event. Everyone worked very hard. They hauled the usual trash including mattresses, car parts, etc., filling two 40 yard dumpsters in about three hours. It was good to see everyone and their efforts are greatly appreciated.

The Warrior’s Society is truly a team of dedicated individuals.

Here are some pictures:

http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ZqdJ_9D1Qr4awqJQe52ryeIuD3kWAKqLEORxjVrPkds?feat=directlink

Ken Rands

Coordinator for the Trabuco Clean up.

Shimano is the Major Component Sponsor of the Warrior’s Society

Rock N Road Bike Shops, El Pollo Loco and Switchback Cyclery are Major Sponsors of the Warrior’s Society

O’Hara’s Pub at the Orange Circle is the Official Watering Hole of the Warrior’s Society

Hammer Nutrition is the official Nutrition bar and gel of the Warrior’s Society

The Warrior’s Society is a Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC) affiliated organization

The Warrior’s Society is a Tax Exempt Organization under 501 (c) 4 of the IRS Code

“Far better it is to dare mighty dreams, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take the ranks with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat!”

Theodore Roosevelt

www.warriorssociety.org

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09/23/10 Warrior’s Society Weekly News

In this issue:

1. Canyon Cleanup on Saturday, September 25th

2. Pow Wow Registration begins on October 1st at 12:00 a.m.

1. CANYON CLEANUP ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH

Please join SHARE and the Warrior’s Society for the annual cleanup of Trabuco Canyon on the California Coastal Cleanup and Trails4All InnerCoastal Cleanup Day. It is on Saturday, September 25 at 8am to noon. Meet at Live Oak Canyon and Trabuco Canyon. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and your pickup truck.

We encourage all groups to come out to remove illegal dumping in the canyon. This is a great opportunity for scout troops and others who want to do local community service. For more information, contact Ken Rands:

kenrands@gmail.com.

2. 2011 POW WOW REGISTRATION BEGINS ON OCTOBER 1ST AT 12:00 A.M.

Registration for the 2011 Pow Wow (Vision Quest and Counting Coup Events to be held on Saturday, April 2nd), will start next week on October 1st at 12:00 A.M.

We will activate the links on each events page on our web site at that time.

We only offer online registration due to the fact the event quickly sells out online.

The price is $125 for the Vision Quest and $85.00 for the Counting Coup which includes finishing award, t-shirt and post-event food. There are no refunds.

The events sell out in minutes so we encourage you to sign up quickly.

Shimano is the Major Component Sponsor of the Warrior’s Society

Rock N Road Bike Shops, El Pollo Loco and Switchback Cyclery are Major Sponsors of the Warrior’s Society

O’Hara’s Pub at the Orange Circle is the Official Watering Hole of the Warrior’s Society

Hammer Nutrition is the official Nutrition bar and gel of the Warrior’s Society

The Warrior’s Society is a Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC) affiliated organization

The Warrior’s Society is a Tax Exempt Organization under 501 (c) 4 of the IRS Code

“Far better it is to dare mighty dreams, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take the ranks with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat!”

Theodore Roosevelt

www.warriorssociety.org

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