EBAC Weekly E-Mail – November 6, 2014 THE NEW LOCATION FOR THE EBAC OFFICE IS BLDG 78, IN FRONT OF THE TECH CENTER, 1st Floor, STATION J78-1 Tuesday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Wednesday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Thursday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Visit our website at – www.EBAC.us or call us at 433-5565 For more information email us at [email protected] Payment Policy: CASH, CHECK OR MONEY ORDERS only Made Payable to EBAC - Immediately when order is placed. Please make sure you have filled out or have a Liability Waiver on File for yourself and your guests pertaining to trips, sports, etc. The waivers should be filled out and in the office before taking the trip or playing the sport. The EBAC General Membership Meetings for 2014 Will Be Held 11/06 and 12/04 at the VFW in Waterford at 7:00 PM. Hersheypark Christmas Candyland Please email the EBAC office for the online code to purchase tickets. EBAC Excursion Club - Annual NYC/Radio City Christmas Spectacular Our annual trip to New York City will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular show/bus are $98 each. You can put your name on the waiting list for 'bus only' tickets. Ticket limit is 5 tickets per EBAC member. The EBAC off-site policy can be used to buy tickets for this trip!mailto:[email protected] EBAC Excursion Club - "Holiday Inn" at Goodspeed offer extended! This show has been so popular, they have added 2 more weeks to the run! Start off with dinner at the Gelston House, then take in "Holiday Inn" at Goodspeed! Price includes dinner, coffee, tip and 'side orchestra' ticket to the show, all for only $75 each. These 2 nights are available: Dec 12 & Dec 19. First call Ken Fontaine at 867-2161 for show availability, then order your tickets through the EBAC office! It's that easy! EBAC Excursion Club - Discounted Tickets at Mohegan Sun Check back often to see the updated list of shows being offered. Tickets will be left at the Mohegan Sun 'will call' window on the night of the event. Remember, if your discounted seats are in the upper level, you will not be able to be relocated to the lower level. We have discounted tickets to these events at Mohegan Sun: - Bingo After Dark on Saturday, November 15 at 10:00pm (doors at 9pm). Tickets are $19 each (held in Uncas Ballroom). (Ages 21+ only) - Kenny Rogers Christmas & More on Friday, December 19 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $39 each for lower level seats. - Naismith Men's Tournament (basketball) on Sunday, November 23 at 12:00pm & 2:30pm. Tickets are $16 $9 each (2 games) for lower level seats. - Straight No Chaser on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $34 each for lower level seats. - Women's Challenge (College basketball) on Sunday, November 30 at 11:00am. Tickets are $12 $7 each (4 games) for lower level seats. - Amy Schumer (comedy) on Wednesday, December 31 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $49 each for lower level seats. - Reality Fighting on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $34 each for lower level seats. - Dancing With the Stars on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $49 each for lower level seats. - Bowzer's Doo-Wop Party XIV on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $39 each for lower level seats. IMPORTANT REMINDER: MOHEGAN SUN DISCOUNT TICKETS PURCHASED THROUGH THE EBAC ARE LEFT AT THE WILL CALL WINDOW UNDER YOUR NAME. TICKETS CAN NOT BE PICKED UP BY ANYONE OTHER THAN THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER EBAC Excursion Club - 2014-2015 Hartford Wolf Pack vouchers are here! We have discounted vouchers for the Wolf Pack! Vouchers are only $10 each (reg. $20) for seats in the blue or yellow sections. Vouchers must be exchanged at the XL Center box office. The season ends Friday, April 17, 2015. Remember, the EBAC offsite policy can be used to buy these! See flyer for more info. EBAC Excursion Club - Jay Leno at the Bushnell We have tickets for “the hardest working man in show business”: Jay Leno. The show is Friday, May 1, 2015 at 8pm. Tickets are on sale now and are $47 each for mid mezzanine seats. See flyer for more info. EBAC Basketball The 2014-15 EBAC Basketball season is scheduled to begin Nov 7, 2014 and run through May 2015. Games are played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. If you have any questions or would like to join a team, please feel free to e-mail or call Rob Gordy at 3-4058 or Mike Macina at 3-5267. EBAC Archery Club This the last archery shoot scheduled for the EBAC Archery Club in the 2014 tournament season. On Sunday November 9nd the EBAC Archery Club is holding our last club activity for 2014 at Norwich Archery Club. A rain date will be scheduled on November 16th at Highland Rod and Gun Club, if needed. Driving directions, including GPS coordinates are available on the EBAC Archery Club website at the bottom of the Schedule page. If you have any questions, or need additional information feel free to contact Michael Sellers at 860-433-4935. EBAC Ski and Snowboard Club IT’s TIME TO GET READY TO SKI &RIDE!!! The Ski and Snowboard club is getting ready for the 2014 – 2015 season. th Membership sign-ups started in the EBAC office September 23 and at the club meetings. Sugarbush, Open Club Trips: VT January 9 – January 11, 2015 Starting Trip Price: $233pp, Trip includes 2 – Nights Lodging, 2 – Days Skiing Visit the website for sign-up forms Stowe, VT January 23 – January 25, 2015 Starting Trip Price: $255p,p Trip includes 2 – Nights Lodging, 2 – Days Skiing Visit the website for sign-up forms Chamonix, France (with Paris option) January 29 – February 6, 2015 Trip Price: 7- Nights $1,950 (optional 3-nights in Paris $350 extra) both per person (double occupancy) Lift Tickets are not included Guests add $30 - 2 – Spots Left Please contact Dana Award (867-1450) or Emma Masur (433-2418) for information on signing-up. Next Club Meeting November 18, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – Membership and trip signup, Guest speaker, Schedule review. Location: Hot Rod’s Café 114 Bank St. New London, CT - www.hotrodscafenewlondon.com For any other club questions contact D. Award (867-1450) or [email protected] Vermont Travel Club Card Vermont Travel Club Card provides savings on lift tickets, lodging and restaurants at most popular resorts in Vermont, Maine and Utah. Special Electric Boat Athletic Club discount!!! You save $10 off list price. Please contact Dana Award (867-1450) for information. Norwich Ski Club Annual Ski Swap Location Saint David’s Church in Gales Ferry, CT. - Saturday, November 15, 2014 EBAC Running Club EBAC Fall Challenge The 2014 edition of the EBAC Fall Challenge is coming up quick. The date is set for next weekend, Saturday November 8th at 10am. EBAC members, as always, save 10$ off of pre-registration by registering through the EBAC office if you are in Groton or if you drop off your application with Rob Buttermore on the New London side. Local Races HEROES FOR SCHOLARSHIPS 5K and 1K race 5K Walk/Run and 1K children’s run – Saturday, November 1, 2014 - Ocean Beach Park - $15 per child (under 18)/$30 (18 & up) pre-registration fee. Register at www.newlondonrec.com or in office at 120 Broad Street; you can mail in the attached form also. Benefits: Proceeds will benefit the New London Recreation Scholarship fund which helps fund sending kids to camp and providing swimming lessons to those who can’t afford it. Encourages youth and adult fitness; if you have two generations participate in either race you will be entered in the drawing for prizes. Prizes to the best “superhero” adult and children’s costume. (Costume not required to run- only for prize) - Team collaboration- get your co-workers involved! - Families can participate together (maximum $60 per family) Niantic Jingle Bell 5K Fellow employee Paul Dagle wanted me to pass along a local 5K in support of the Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation on Saturday December 13th. The mission of their foundation (in his son's Brian's memory) is to provide Healing, Hope & Support Services for members of the Southeastern CT community who have lost loved ones. Please support this great cause if you can and participate. Thanks everyone! Group Runs: Tuesday - Hills - Great Neck Elementary School - 4:15pm Wednesday - Easy Group Run - Branding Iron Restaurant - New London - 4:15pm Countdowns EBAC Fall Challenge - November 8th - 17 days EBAC Fishing Derby We are in the seven day grace period, to accept entries for the October monthly tournament. Currently a 5 pound 8 ounce Blackfish/Tautog is leading the monthly tournament. Fall fishing is at its peak. Take advantage of the states fall stocking programs with Trout and Salmon. The fall migration with Striped Bass and Bluefish has begun. Great opportunities to get that derby fish of the year. For our monthly and yearly derby standings, pictures and more news & announcements see our website. For more information you can contact Mike Marr at 433-6938 or by interoffice mail at D423 Mail Zone A97-1. See the EBAC website for the Policy on Off-site Employees obtaining tickets from the EBAC The EBAC off-site policy for buying tickets applies to all Excursion Club events unless stated otherwise. Any Discount items that have been advertised on the Weekly Email will go to the EBAC web page after 4 weeks. For listings of discounts go to the EBAC web page under the Discount Tab. For other club happenings go to the EBAC web page, just a click away. To anyone who wishes to take part in any of the EBAC activities, if there are any special needs please let the commissioner of that activity know. You can find the latest commissioner list on the EBAC website http://www.ebac.us under contacts.
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