In this issue:
do you climb?
here to learn why people just like you climb each year! You can also submit your Why I Climb Story.
questions, or need help getting started?
Contact your local climb manager:
Climbers! We hope that everyone is
thinking: CLIMB! CLIMB! CLIMB! It’s time to focus on your fundraising, focus
on adding members to your teams, focus on some training and focus on the fact
that when you get to the Observation Deck at the Terminal Tower on Saturday,
March 5, 2011, you will be seeing a beautiful view of our Cleveland world. It will also mean that you are top-notch
supporters of the American Lung Association.
We’re saying hello to
some recent team signups: Going Up?, GeoShib’s Kids, Brunswick Hills Fire, the
Rainbow PICU, Vanessa’s Easy Breezies and Team David. I’ve heard through the grapevine that the
Sherwin Steppers from the Sherwin-Williams Company and the City of Lakewood
Firefighters are busy preparing for Climb Day.
If anyone you know needs to sign up to climb, send them to the website –
www.ClimbCleveland.org. Call the office if you need materials,
fundraising tips or general cheering. To
paraphrase Bette Midler, “We are the wind beneath your wings!”
2011 Fundraising contest is on the way!
a race to the top, the first 10 people to raise $500 dollars during the contest
will receive a Timex Ironman Training Watch. Also, for every $100 you
raise, you will be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing for a $100 MasterCard
Gift Card. More details about the contest will be coming your way soon.
For Air Climb Webstore is now open!
in style, show climb pride, make friends and other gym goers jealous. Long sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, water bottles
and car decals are available to buy online.
To order, visit the Official Climb Merchandise link on the climb website
under Get Involved or Click
Team Building Tip
a brown bag lunch. Send information to your co-workers via email letting them
know you are hosting a brown bag lunch.
Everyone brings their lunch to the designated area (cafeteria/lunch
room) and talks about climb, training, why you climb, etc. Have current team
members join in to add their expertise.
You can invite your local climb manager come with materials and to
answer questions too.
your $100 fundraising minimum and beyond!
Email friends, family and co-workers.
Utilize Twitter and Facebook and ask your contacts to donate/sponsor
your climb for only $5. You will be shocked
at how many people will respond and even donate more than $5 to your
climb. We’ve even written the email for
you. Just customize it to your liking
and it’s ready to send. Click
here for the $5 fundraiser email. Additional
fundraising tip and tools can be found on the climb website under Get Involved.
you know? Your $100 can help, 50
individuals quit smoking though the ALA’s
Freedom From Smoking program online.
Track your training – It is important to track your climb
training progress. Track the activity, length of time and amount. See where you’re going and what you need to
focus on. Click
here to download a training progress chart and complete Stairclimb training