2009 Dive Around the Clock

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2009 Dive Around the Clock

  1. 2. Dive Around the Clock <ul><li>The 3 rd annual, 24 hour relay dive-a-thon to raise money for charity </li></ul><ul><li>Beneficiary is Seattle Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center </li></ul>
  2. 3. Organization… <ul><li>2 person buddy teams </li></ul><ul><li>rotated every 30 minutes for a 24 hour period to ensure a continuous presence of divers in the water </li></ul>
  3. 4. Evolution… <ul><li>. The event is the brainchild of TL Sea staff instructors Kyle Larson and Larry Trenda. </li></ul><ul><li>Both men wanted to bring the Puget Sound Dive community together in order to give back to the community. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Children’s… <ul><li>Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center was chosen as the beneficiary. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1907 and celebrating 100 years of care, Children’s is ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Child magazines. </li></ul><ul><li>Children's provides excellent patient care, conducts cutting-edge pediatric research and serves as the pediatric referral center for WA, AK, MT and ID. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Details… <ul><li>Event will run from 4:00 pm Friday, July 17 to 4:00 pm Saturday, July 18, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Site will be Redondo Beach, Des Moines </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities include parking and restrooms </li></ul>
  6. 7. Registration <ul><li>Registration fee is $25.00, and includes t-shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Call TL Sea Diving at 206-824-4100 to register, or mail in registration form. </li></ul><ul><li>Register online at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.divearoundtheclock.com </li></ul>
  7. 8. How to Participate <ul><li>Dive! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We need plenty of divers in order to have a presence for 24 hours. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring your dive buddies and sign up for 1, 2, or as many dives as you can safely do </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Participation con’t… <ul><li>Collect Pledges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is all about raising money for Children’s Hospital. If you are unable to dive, you can collect funds in the form of lump sum donations; it all helps! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solicit your friends, co-workers, dive buddies, dive club members for their assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% of pledges goes directly to Children’s </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Participation con’t… <ul><li>Volunteer! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have contacts in the media? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions for sponsors? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do you want your store involved? (all sponsors will have their names on the official Dive Around the Clock T-shirt) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Volunteer con’t <ul><li>Event Day: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shore Duty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Registration desk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diver check in/out of the water </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First Aid booth </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Volunteer con’t <ul><li>Event Day: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Runners for tank fills, miscellaneous supply runs etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General direction flow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand by divers (in case of last minute replacements needed) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Goals: <ul><li>To raise money for Children’s Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>To involve as many Puget Sound/Western Washington area dive centers and clubs as possible (100%?) </li></ul><ul><li>To have fun in the doing & diving </li></ul>
  13. 14. WE WANT YOU!!! Contact TL Sea Diving (206-824-4100) or Larry Trenda Club T L Sea President Phone: 253-740-1656 E-mail: [email_address] or [email_address]

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