From the committee
CariFin organizing committee had its first committee meeting; it was held at Republic Bank on Park Street on Wednesday January 27, 2010 and from all indication we are off to a good start.
The meeting was mainly about introduction… Introduction of the managing team for 2010 and a look at the proposed events and things submitted to do so far.
Present at the meeting and new to the committee was Jason Thomas of RBTT Bank and Khalil Lindsay of CLICO also Annalise Thomas of Republic Bank. Denise Boodram of Republic Bank – senior manager of HR and the Sports Club president was also present at the first meeting.
12 teams have so far indicated their interest in CariFin 2010.
The “Biggest Loser” competition have been suggested to institutions as a means of offering a fun way for staff members to lose weight and whip up some buzz for the upcoming events.
Another thing that came up was the idea of a seminar on health, fitness, nutrition and running technique.
The idea was also suggested of having a weekly podcast on Skype where every institution would identify a person to call in and do a one hour show.
We suggested returning to a press launch for 2010.
Below is a short list of some of the things suggested
1. Torch Run
2. Urban Challenge
3. Urban Challenge – (1 lap Savannah, Green Mile, chancellor Challenge & Burnout
4. Cricket, Football, Basketball & all Fours
5. Fun, Family Day/Games
6. Boot camp/crossfit competition
7. CariFin 5K Team relay competition
8. UWI – team in training
9. Run Barbados
10. Fun raiser – Boat Ride
The call was made to all members of participating institutions to submit ideas, plans, and changes to us as we try to innovative and creative to a better event.
The next Meeting is carded for Thursday February 04, 2010 at Republic Bank at 5.00 p.m.