Monmouth Rugby 50th Anniversary Planning Newsletter #3: Tour Update, Buy-a-Brick Campaign, MRFC50 Web Site Launch

Tour Update:  The 50th Anniversary Tour Committee is proceeding to plan for the MRFC50 Tour to Dublin, dates TBD between March and May of 2023. The trip will be between five and seven days, and will include at least one full eighty-minute game for both the Mens and Womens Teams. Old Boys/Old Girls games can be scheduled if interest warrants. PLEASE HELP THE COMMITTEE WITH THEIR PLANNING WHETHER YOU INTEND TO TOUR OR NOT BY COMPLETING THE TOUR INTEREST SURVEY ====> Link to Tour Interest Survey ————————————————————————————————– MRFC50 Buy-a-Brick Campaign:    The curtain-raiser for the 50th Anniversary celebration is an engraved brick

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Monmouth Rugby 50th Anniversary Planning Newsletter #2:  Tour Preview 

From the MRFC50 Tour Committee:   “The 50th Anniversary Tour Committee (consisting of playing side men and women and Old Boys) have decided on a location of Dublin, Ireland.The estimated budget, including airfare, lodging, meals, drink, and everything else is $1,500/person. This is subject to change and can be higher or lower based on personal preferences, but just a rough idea. We’re aiming to travel in the spring of 2023 between March and May (9-11 months away). Tour Committee: Itay Bogner (Chairman), Gabby Colasurdo, Julia Guercio, John “Kelso” Begen, Lance Connolly, Kevin Boman, Jack Heidelberger, and Kenny Molina, with help from others.” 

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Monmouth Rugby 50th Anniversary Planning Newsletter #1:  The Big Picture

In 2023 Monmouth Rugby will celebrate our 50 year history as a family and community with a unique and innovative approach to the traditional anniversary celebration. For most clubs, an anniversary celebration is centered around a three or four day weekend, where people might arrive in town on a Thursday, perhaps a round of golf and a cocktail party on Friday, a game between the active club and veterans on Saturday followed by a banquet Saturday evening, and closing with a farewell brunch on Sunday morning before the trip home. We see two problems with this approach.  First, it’s an

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