- The BIG Blue Test event is happening!
- November 11th 2012 @ Westminster ICE from 12-2pm.
- Free skate rental to all participants, just mention the BIG Blue Test at the box office.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
I am just full of bright ideas right now! I left a hint note sitting in Mr. Harer's easy chair, listing items I would need to host a Halloween Party.
Like this but, with lace covered white pumpkins, and twigs covered in spider webs instead of hydrangea.
Mr. Harer actually agreed to host a Halloween party! This is a big deal, because he is very anti-holiday and refuses to dress up for Halloween. I am so excited! So here is what I'm thinking; since I know that Mr. Harer will not be happy with a costume party, I won't push my luck. I'd like to keep the front yard pretty and classy, very kid friendly.
I am thinking I'd prefer party guest to enter through the back gate. In the back yard I want to make it look like a haunted forest.
I think I can use cardboard carpet rolls to make haunted trees in the backyard. I'd like to have a werewolf hiding in the haunted forest.
We are going to set up the big movie screen in the back yard and watch Sleepy Hollow and Red Riding Hood.
Inside the house I want to decorate it like a witch's cabin.
I am still trying to figure out food details, but I know I want to serve Diet Butterbeer!
I think it is going to be a great party, if I can get it all planned out and put together on time. I need to get invites sent out this weekend!
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Last year, Sister C and I participated in the BIG Blue Test, by skating at IceTown. Since then I've had the idea of hosting a BIG Blue Test event at the rink.
What I would like to have happen is, the rink would host the BIG Blue Test during a Friday night or Saturday public session. If the skater comes to skate wearing a blue shirt, they will get free skate rental, but if the skater participates in the BIG Blue Test, they will get a pass for a free public session!
In order to make this happen, I need to;
- Get the rink to agree
- Find someone willing to donate all the testing supplies (meters, strips, lancets, alcohol swabs, cotton balls)
- Find some Medical Assistants/Nurses who are willing to volunteer their time to do the finger sticks.
- Advertise the event, via press releases, radio/tv news reports, flyers....
A big box electronic retailer has already said they will allow us to use laptops to log the skater's test data.
So am I crazy? Will this work? Can I get everyone/everything necessary for a successful event? Any suggestions or volunteers are greatly appreciated!