ECSA Open Division NewsFlash
There will be no makeup host bar night this Saturday because of the Hall of Fame Ceremony at 88 Keys.
There will be no concessions at North Seatac Fields on Saturday, June 12.
Teams and Players of the Week
Correction: Dustin Mears of the B Division Shock was nominated for Player of the Week on May 23 but was not mentioned in the NewsFlash with the other nominees.
2010 Hall of Fame Inductees
Congratulations to the newest members of the ECSA Hall of Fame.
· Donnie Moritz
· Gary “Meatball” Gilman
· Thomas Walker
The biographies of these individuals reflect their pioneering spirit, dedication and efforts to help make the Emerald City Softball Association such an amazing organization. We are honored to call them part of our community. Please join us for the Hall of Fame Ceremony scheduled for June 12, 2010.
Information about the Hall of Fame Cermony
• Location = 88 Keys
• Date = Saturday, June 12
• Time = 6 PM (Door) Ceremony at 7 PM
• Emcee = Fred Parham
• There will be a $5 Cover Charge (Except for Hall of Fame Members and one guest) – I will provide a list to the front doorman.
• The $5 cover is for appetizers that will be walked around the room. (I have been told that the appetizers will be sufficient to warrant the $5 fee.)
• The Venue has a menu – so drinks and food can be ordered.
ECSA Happy Hour
This week's ECSA Happy Hour is at Swank from 5 to 8PM.
24437 Russell Road
Kent, WA 98032
ECSA Post Game Socials
This week's ECSA Sunday Post Game Socials will be at the Lookout and Kurrent.
The Lookout Pub
757 Bellevue Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
600 E Pine St
Seattle, Washington 98122
There are currently no Saturdays available for practice for the next two weeks due to makeup games.
The following ECSA Open Division Executive Board positions are up for election and the their current terms expire in September:
A/B Assistant Commissioner
Director of Competition
If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please submit a letter of intent to the league secretary. The letter should include your experience, and what you intend to do with the position should you be elected. The letters should be addressed to the entire league and should be no longer than one page.
Each position is a two-year term. Each one requires anywhere from 2 to 16 hours per week in addition to monthly meetings throughout the year as well opening and closing of fields during the season.
Letters will be accepted until June 30, 2010. Voting will take place throughout the month of July on the website. The results of the voting will be announced at the league closing party on August 1, 2010. Voting is to be done by current players, coaches, and managers. Fans cannot vote.
The Secretary is a voting position on the board. Responsibilities include but not limited to taking meeting notes, updating the website, administering voting activities, creating the weekly NewsFlash, and organizing team practices.
The Director of Competition is a voting position on the board. Responsibilities include but not limited to the administration of payer ratings across all four divisions, submitting player data to the national NAGAAA database, updating team information and team sponsors on the website, as well as attending the Summer and Winter NAGAAA meetings in the host cities.
The A/B as well as the D Assistant Commissioners are voting positions on the board. Responsibilities include but not limited to being the liason between the board and new and forming teams in the pre-season, organizing player packet materials, answering questions about ratings and league rules, as well as forwarding information to a contact list of coaches and managers.
Joan Holzman is currently running for the D Assistant Commissioner position.
If you have any questions, please contact the league secretary at email@example.com.
There will be Fallball season tentatively scheduled for six weeks in September and October at Underwood Fields. More details coming soon. It looks like we will have a couple of teams from the Women's Division playing this year!
Rockets Putt-n-Batt Tournament
The Rockets 2nd annual Putt-n-bat tournament is at Kent Valley Ice Centre/ Adjacent to Russell road Complex in Kent from 6:30 to 10:00 PM. For $10.00 you can golf and have unlimited batting cages. They will also be offering buckets of beer mix and match any kind for 9.99. This coincides with Swank's Happy Hour where people can pre-funk and then drift over.
May Upcoming Events
June 11, 5PM
Friday Happy Hour at Swank
June 12, 6PM, 88 Keys
Hall of Fame Ceremony
June 13, The Lookout, Kurrent
Post Game Socials
June 18, 5PM
Friday Happy Hour at The Cuff
June 19, Hooter's South Park, 2-6PM
Saturday Post Game Social
June 20, Julia's
Sunday Post Game Social
June 25, 5PM
Friday Happy Hour at the Elite
August Upcoming Events
August 1, 88 Keys
ECSA Awards Ceremony
Fall Ball Registration
ECSA Open Division Secretary