Judy Crockett

Judy Crockett
Judy Crockett

Monday, February 21, 2011

Snoeshoe Stampede 2011 this Weekend at Manistee National

netWorking takes place in many places - - maybe in every place. Why not do some netWorking outdoors this weekend and raise awareness and support for the Sally Johnson One Good Day Fund as well.

Join the Fight and Rally with us to Stomp Out Cancer.

Your likely sitting at home wondering what the heck you’re going to do, as you look out your window and see snow on the ground, which will not seem to go away. WHY NOT get out of the house and HELP US STOMP OUT CANCER!

We invite you to join us in support of a new winter event that is sure to provide WINTER WELLNESS and FUN with FRIENDS! Our first winter cancer awareness event tagged, Snowshoe Stampede 2011 will take place on Saturday February 26th. We encourage you to participate and invite your friends to join you.

A number of activities will be going on during the day, including the Snowshoe Stampede, Tug of War, 20 Yard Snowshoe Dash and a Chili Cook-Off contest. Additional information is listed on the attached flyer.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Sally K. Johnson's "One Good Day” Fund and Noah’s Angels Relay for Life Team.

Here is the run down and schedule for all of the events. Please feel free to contact Manistee National if you have additional questions or if you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation.

Snowshoe Stampede Chili Cook Off - 11:30am start
No Registration Fee (You may enter more than once if you wish.)
Chili Cook Off Rules
1. All Chili must be cooked and ready for judging by 11:30am. Set up and registration will begin by 1pm at Manistee National in the Hotel
2. We will supply the table, tablecloth, tasting cups, spoons and napkins for everyone.
3. Each pot must be labeled for public as follows: *HOT = Has Hot peppers or spice that makes it hot! *MILD = Not very Hot. *REGULAR = Children and seniors can eat.
4. Please bring all items needed, such as: crock-pots, extension cords, accessories, and other useful items.
5. We will be serving chili until 3:00pm unless we run out early!
6. The public will be making donations to taste and judge all of the Chili entered in the competition.

Please call Manistee National at 231.398.0123 to register! The winner will be announced at 5pm on February 26th and awarded a Trophy and Bragging Rights for 1 year! SIGN UP DEADLINE for this event is February 23, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Snowshoe Stampede - 1:00pm start
Participants will snowshoe or cross country ski around a 2.1 mile packed trail stopping at different stations to answer a multiple choice question. Participants will take a guess on an important question that pertains to this event at each of the stations. Cash prizes will be awarded to participants with the most correct answers following the event.

During the event, participants will have an opportunity to “wet their whistle” at the halfway point of the trail. A fire will be lit and refreshments will be available at the Sand Trap Bar halfway house on Canthooke. Following the “STOMP”, participants will gather at the west fire pit near the Inn for chili judging, snacks and refreshments.

The entry fee for the event will be $20 per person. Entry includes; donation to Sally K. Johnson's "One Good Day” Fund and Noah’s Angels Relay for Life Team, prize money, snacks and two drink tickets, each valid for a non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage. NO Shoes No Problem. Snowshoe rentals are available in limited quantity, CALL TODAY to reserve a pair. $20 rental fee. SIGN UP DEADLINE for this event is February 23, 2011 at 5:00pm.
Snowshoe Stampede 20 Yard Snowshoe Dash - 3:00pm start
To register for the 20 Yard Snowshoe Dash, contact Manistee National. Entry Fee for the dash is $1 and can be paid the day of the event. To register please call Ian Ziska at, 231.398.0123. SIGN UP DEADLINE for this event is February 23, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Snowshoe Stampede Team Tug of War - 4:00pm start
Tug of War Rules (Double elimination)
1. Teams must consist of 7 people with at least 2 of them being women
2. No wrapping the rope around hands or wrists
3. If a member of your team falls they are disqualified and your team must continue without them.
4. There will be a flag in the middle of the rope once that flag has crossed the designated area the winner will be announced by the Judge.
5. Have FUN !!

Team captain will be in charge of registering team and notifying Manistee National of the other six members of their team.

Tug of War Teams are to be at the designated starting area 10 minutes prior to their start time. Designated times will be given to each captain on February 25th. Captains, please turn in your participation forms along with a team entry fee of $35 ($5.00 per person) no later than February 23rd. Entry forms can be turned in at Manistee National to Ian Ziska or at Dr. Hengy’s Office to Rachel Vasquez. All checks should be made out to Manistee National. SIGN UP DEADLINE for this event is February 23, 2011 at 5:00pm.

To sign up or if you have additional questions about this event, please respond to this email or call the Inn at 231.398-0123.

Participants are asked to meet at the Inn at 11:30am to register. We look forward to seeing you out for what is sure to be a great time with friends.

4797 US 31 South Manistee, MI 49660 231.398.0123 www.ManisteeNational.com

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