January 2022 Community Newsletter

Updated: Feb 9




Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great holiday season and is looking forward to a fulfilling year ahead.

As we start 2022, I want to take a quick moment to thank everyone who supported TRRA throughout 2021. It was great to see all of our programs return to team boats and racing again, and the vigilance to which our COVID protocols were followed by our entire community enabled us to maximize our water time. Our Annual Campaign to close out the year was a resounding success with over 20% of the donations coming from first time donors! To everyone in our TRRA community, thank you!

Looking ahead to 2022, we are excited about what the future holds. Our Row412 initiative continues to gain momentum each week. Our coaches and staff are continuing their professional development through winter conferences and development opportunities. Our Board and Committees are building out events and opportunities to further enhance our TRRA community. 2022 is shaping to be another year of growth for TRRA and we are looking forward to continuing this journey with you.

I hope everyone can join us at the virtual Annual Meeting on January 22nd. This meeting will be a great opportunity to hear where we are as an organization and what is in store for 2022. It will also be a great opportunity to ask any questions you have and will allow us to start the year on the same page as a community.

Be well and stay healthy!

Matt Logue

Executive Director

TRRA ANNUAL MEETING:

The TRRA Annual meeting will be held on Saturday, January 22nd beginning at 11:30am. This meeting will be virtual. Please use the link below to register for this meeting. Once you register, the Zoom link will be sent directly to you. An agenda for the Annual meeting will be sent out no later than Saturday, January 15th.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE TRRA ANNUAL MEETING

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - Monday, January 17, 2022:

TRRA is proud to be partnering with Friends of the Riverfront for a community day of service on Monday, January 17th. Given the continued rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the region, we are planning a multi-faceted and socially distanced Day of Service to safely maximize our impact. The day will consist of the following:

  • Riverfront Trail Clean-up, 12-2pm: Beginning at our Millvale Campus, we will break out into teams and work to clean up the trail heading towards downtown. Friends of the Riverfront will be providing Litter Kits and additional supplies will be provided by TRRA.

  • Food & Clothing Drive: Beginning on Saturday, January 15, TRRA will be collecting non-perishable foods and clothing donations that will be donated on Monday, January 17th. Food and clothing donations can be dropped off at TRRA’s Washington’s Landing Campus between 9am-12 on January 15th -17th. Here is a list of clothing/hygiene items our donation center is currently accepting:

  • Travel size hygiene items- Toothpaste, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, etc.

  • Razors - Men’s & Women’s

  • Full size shaving cream - Men’s & Women’s

  • Deodorant - Men’s & Women’s

  • Hygiene Kits

  • New Men’s Underwear - all sizes

  • New Boy’s Underwear - all sizes

  • New Women’s Underwear - all sizes

  • New Girls Underwear - all sizes

  • Sports Bras - all sizes

  • Men’s T-shirts - Sizes Large - 3XL

  • Men’s Jeans - All sizes

  • Men’s Tennis Shoes - all sizes

  • Women’s Tennis Shoes - Sizes 9.5 and above

  • Boy’s Tennis Shoes - all sizes

  • Girl’s Tennis Shoes - all sizes

  • Diapers - Newborn, size 2 & size 4

If you would like to be a part of our TRRA Day of Service, please complete the brief form linked below so we can plan accordingly.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: January 17, 2022 Sign up Form

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