Entries by Ronald Wimer

Gift Cards Requested for Swim for our Troops

As found in the meet announcement, “The primary goal of the Swim For Our Troops Meet is to involve USA swimmers/teams in the collection of gift cards to be distributed by the Wounded Warriors Project. These gift cards will be distributed to wounded veterans and their families who need assistance though the Holiday Season.” Please […]

2014 Giving Tree Is Now in Lobby

The Annual holiday Giving Tree is up in the loby of the Westport Weston Family YMCA. Next time you are in the building please stop by the Giving Tree and consider taking an ornament. Between Al’s Angels Toy Drive, and the Coat Drive for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, as well as maintaining the property of […]

Jude Dequeljoe Breaks 32-Year-Old Team Record

In competitive swimming, a 32-year-old record is positively ancient, a mark set by an immortal, not meant to be broken. Don’t tell that to Jude Dequeljoe, who on Nov. 21 at the Wonders Meet at Chelsea Piers Athletic Club in Stamford, bettered the long-standing record to claim it as his own. Jude, an 8-year-old member […]

Water Rats and Al’s Angels Host Toy Drive at the Y

The Water Rats are helping out with the annual Toy Drive organized by Al’s Angels. The toys that we are collecting will go directly to local children and families that are battling cancer, rare blood disease & severe financial hardship. “Without the work that we do together…many of these children will not share in the […]

November 2014

Minutes for the Board Meeting of November 6, 2014 Attendees Adrienne Johnston, Ellen Johnston (Head Coach), Lorraine Kennedy (Officials Chair), Sylvia Ortega (Co Pres.) Andy McNab (Co Pres.) Mike Alpert (USA Swimming Coordinator), Martha Corneck (AG Rep) Candace Twiss (Senior Rep), Megan Loffredo (Officials Chair), Adrienne Williams, (EX Officio), Brian Crombie (Co Treasurer), Suzanne Ryan […]

Get ‘Em While You Can: WRAT Travel Ts

December is a big month for Water Rat Swimming. Show that you’re proud to be a Water Rat. Buy a special-edition 2014 December WRAT Travel T-Shirt. Whether you are a Senior swimmer heading to Nashville, Tennessee, an Age Group swimmer heading to the Holiday Invitational meet in Long Island, or Age Group swimmer going to […]

YMCA Holiday Invitational Meet

The YMCA Holiday Trials and Finals Invitational meet December 12-14 is fast approaching. Click the links for the Meet Announcement and the Water Rat Meet Entry. If you have any questions regarding your swimmers events please reach out to me. The team entry will be submitted tomorrow. If you, or your swimmer, would like to […]

Citrus Sale Deadline Extended to 11/4

All Orders Must Be Received by 6:00 PM on Election Day As of today (10/29), we have received 2014 Citrus Sale orders from 24 families. We do not have enough people participating in this year’s Citrus Sale to arrange for a truck from Texas, so we have been forced to extend the order deadline until […]