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   April 2016
We hope you have a great Spring Break wherever your time off takes you! If you are in town for Spring Break, we hope you will be able to join us at one or more of our just for fun activities. There are activities scheduled as soon as tomorrow. See dates and times below under Spring Break Activities!

Upcoming Events
  • Spring Break Events March 31-April 10 See Activities below for dates and locations.
  • Night Out at the Bechtel Planetarium and Moore Observatory April 9th Observatory 6:30pm to 10pm. Two planetarium showings, your choice 7pm or 8pm. Sign up online for your time choice. This is a team sponsored event. You can bring your family and friends.
  • IES House of Delegates Meeting April 17th Moses Lake, Wa
  • Long Course May 2nd Outdoor Practice Begins
  • Team Awards Banquet May 21st Hanford High School Cafeteria  450 Hanford St, Richland 6pm-8pm   EVERY SWIMMER is recognized!!  Please put this date on your calendar and PLAN ON COMING!  We want to see EVERYONE there! Dinner, dessert and drinks will be provided so PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE let us know how many will be attending from your family.Choose ATTEND next to the event OR click the "Edit Commitment" button within the event info.Signup your swimmer for the event.In the NOTES box, put the total number of people coming (i.e. 3 total, etc).See you there!Click the "Save the Changes" button.
  • Swim Clinic May 21 Pasco Memorial Pool
  • Tri-City Open June 3-5th Meet hosted by TCCC, This is our home meet. Everyone should attend!

Contact Us

Coach Todd Stafek
Coach Jen Tonkyn

Tia Pollick (President)

Russ Chrisman (Treasurer)

Business Directory

One advantage to being on a larger team is that we have LOTS of business connections right within our very own swim team family.  We would like to put together a list of the businesses that our swim parents own and pass along the info to the rest of the team in the form of a Business Directory

Here is the link to the team webpage to view the Directory.

If you have a business and would like to be included in this Directory, please send the following information which will be compiled and distributed to the team via email.

  • Business Name
  • Channel Cat Family Name
  • Business Contact Info
  • Business description (100 words maximum)
  • A discount that you would like to extend to the swim family (not required but welcomed)

Thank you!  Looking forward to spreading the word!

Channel Cat BOD

Fundraising Tidbits
In an effort to keep dues to a minimum and to avoid dues increases as much as possible, the Channel Cats have a Dues Offset procedure that allows members to pay down their dues. For a complete explanation of how it works visit here.
  • Poinsettia Sales at Christmas time
  • Spring Flower Sales in March/April
  • The SCRIP program This is a year round fundraiser. Brooke Pool will send out monthly emails for scrip orders so you will know when scrip orders and payments are due. Our team code is  EC421DF213261
  • Fred Meyer gift cards If you would like to purchase Fred Meyer cards please email or text me so that we can arrange a time for you to pick them up.  If you have any questions please let me know. Brooke Pool  509.899.8100
  • Amazon Smiles Did you know friends and family can sign up and help out the TCCC team! On your first visit to Amazon Smile (, you need to select  Tri City Channel Cats Parents Association to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation to our team.
  • Others as they arise and are approved by the Board of Directors

Week of Spring Break Activities
  • Badger Hike  (Saturday, 4/2 @ 10am) — Meet at the parking lot on the “Bethel side” of Badger.
  • Movie (Monday, 4/4 @ 11:30am Zootopia) — Regal Theater at Columbia Center Mall
  • BYO Picnic at Playgound of Dreams (Wednesday, 4/6 @ 11:30am) Playground of Dreams, Columbia Park Trail
  • Badger Hike (Saturday, 4/9 @ 10am) — Meet at the parking lot on the “Bethel side” of Badger.
Please contact Tia (509) 554-3298 or April (509) 220-7902 with questions. The Movie and picnic spring break activities are no host, include the entire family and we hope to see you there.


2015-2016 Board of Directors
Tia Pollick, President
Vacant, Vice-President
Ruby Chrisman, Secretary
Russ Chrisman, Treasurer
Kathy Kern, Inland Empire Swimming Representative
Melissa Moore, Hospitality Chair and Member at Large
April Walkley, Editor and Member at Large
Brooke Pool, Fundraising Lead and Member at Large
Amy Johnson, Member at Large
Katarina Younkin, Welcome Committee Lead

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