December 2020 - Community Update

Dear TRRA Community,

With Thanksgiving now in the rearview mirror, the TRRA staff are ramping up for the holiday season! TRRA TV will be returning soon, we have some great holiday gift items available below along with some other seasonal updates.

A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to our Annual Campaign so far. We are incredibly grateful for your support and engagement throughout the year and look forward to emerging from this pandemic better, faster, and more resilient than we entered it. None of this would be possible without your support and we thank you!

I hope that everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.

Be Well,

Matt Logue Executive Director

ADAPTIVE ROWING

Thanks to the continued generosity of The Edith L. Trees Foundation and The Rosen Family Foundation, TRRA is proud to announce the establishment of a Director of Adaptive & Para Rowing role for our community. This fully grant-funded, full-time position, that will provide our adaptive and para programs with the support and focus needed to enhance our existing programs and lead them to the next levels of growth and impact for the entire southwestern PA region. For more information on this role, please view the job description below and reach out to Matt Logue (mattlogue@threeriversrowing.org) with any questions.

Director of Adaptive & Para Rowing Job Description

WEIGHT TRAINING EQUIPMENT

In an effort to make our weight training facilities more efficient and safe, TRRA is selling several weight training machines just in time for the holiday hibernation of 2020. Follow the link below to see what we have available. All items are first come-first served and will be sold in “as is” condition. Email rowandpaddle@threeriversrowing.org with any of the items that you would like to purchase.

TRRA Holiday Hibernation Fitness Equipment Sale

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

To date, the Annual Campaign has raised over $17,000, which is just about 35% of the way toward the final goal of $50,000. We continue to be extremely grateful for everyone who has contributed to TRRA throughout 2020. If you have not already, please consider giving a tax-deductible donation this December. All funds raised will have a direct impact on our ability to fully resume programming and operations when we are able to do so safely.

DONATE HERE

WATER BOTTLE HOLIDAY SALE

The TRRA Green Crew is holding a water bottle holiday sale! You may remember from the summer that the first major initiative undertaken by the TRRA Green Crew is to eliminate single-use plastic water bottles from campus. TRRA branded reusable water bottles are the first step towards achieving this goal.

Each bottle is made of sturdy clear plastic, a flip cap, and will have the TRRA logo as well as a line on which to write your name.

All proceeds raised during this campaign will be used to complete additional sustainability initiatives across both campuses.

BOTTLES CANNOT BE SHIPPED AND MUST BE PICKED UP AT THE WL BOATHOUSE DURING SCHEDULED PICK-UP TIMES - DATE TBD

PURCHASE HERE

PEPPERONI ROLL SALE

Please consider buying pepperoni rolls to support Three Rivers Youth Rowing! Orders are due by Monday, January 4th, and will be available for pickup on Tuesday, January 12th.

Rolls are made fresh daily and filled with high-quality ingredients along with mozzarella & parmesan cheeses. Each roll is seven inches in size and individually wrapped in foil. They can be eaten at room temperature, or heated in the microwave for 20 seconds. Roll options are Pepperoni and Cheese, Just Cheese, Hot Pepper and Cheese, and Garlic and Cheese.

1 roll - $2.50 each

5 rolls - $10.00 total

The proceeds of this sale will be used to support the Three Rivers Youth Rowing program, specifically scholarships, travel to major regattas, and equipment purchases.

ORDER ONLINE HERE

AMAZON SMILE

You can support the Three Rivers Rowing Association when you are shopping on Amazon! To set TRRA as your Amazon Smile nonprofit of choice:

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com

  2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials

  3. Search for Three Rivers Rowing Association

  4. Select TRRA as your nonprofit of choice

  5. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

*Only purchases from smile.amazon.com qualify!*

Here's how to change your already existing AmazonSmile account to support TRRA:

  1. Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser.

  2. From your desktop, go to Your Account from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page.

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