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2014/2015 DC Noles Board Elections

For almost 50 years, the DC Noles have played a key role in supporting and connecting local FSU alumni in the greater Washington, D.C. area. If you are interested in joining an all-volunteer organization that supports both the local community and Florida State University, candidate bios for the 2014-2015 DC Noles Board of Directors are now being collected by the Nominating Committee. 

Please email a short bio to the Nominating Committee at contactdcnoles@dcnoles.org. Bios are due by 5:00 p.m. on April 11th, 2014.

The Board of Directors consists of a minimum of 9 voting members up to a maximum of 15.  The positions are posted below. Elections will be held on May 12th, 2014.

Officer (Officer Candidates must have a minimum of (1) year of Director experience):

President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer

Director (Director Candidates must be active members of the club. Determination of active membership is at the sole discretion of the Nominating Committee. A minimum of 5 and a maximum of 11 Director positions are up for election).

Directors will be appointed to various committees such as: Communications, Game-watching, Sports, Gold Cup, Community Service, Merchandise/Marketing, and others.  Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions!

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Seminole Service Day is March 22nd!

Join the DC Noles for our Seminole Service Day Project at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Volunteer Day!  The service project will start at 9am with on-site registration opening 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. Please arrive no later than 8:45am so we can start promptly at 9am!  Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is located at 1550 Anacostia Avenue NE Washington, DC 20019. The park has ample free, off-street parking and is metro accessible (Deanwood – Orange Line).  The service project runs rain or shine – severe weather as forecast on WTOP.com cancels.  The Gardens will have granola bars or other light snack for volunteers. Please bring a water bottle! All volunteers are strongly urged to wear clothing appropriate for the work at hand — long sleeve shirts, long pants, and no open toe shoes. You may also want to bring an extra set of clothes, just in case! Gloves and all equipment will be provided for you.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Volunteers with special needs should email the volunteer coordinator in advance of the event.  Please contact us at contactdcnoles@dcnoles.org should you have any questions.

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Stay Tuned: DC Noles National Championship Shirts!

You wanted them, you’re getting them – we’re about to place an order for our National Championship long sleeve shirts!  Check out our Facebook page for the design, and stay tuned for updates on pricing and when we’ll have them in!

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#1 FSU vs. #2 Auburn BCS National Championship Gamewatching Party

Not going to Pasadena for the National Championship Game? No worries! Just like our football team, Union Pub AND The 201 Bar will be doing it big for the final BCS National Championship Game where our #1 Florida State Seminoles face the #2 Auburn Tigers!

Kick-off is at 8:00 PM, but we recommend for you to head to #DoakInDC early to enjoy pre-game activities, scope out our raffle prizes and DC Noles merchandise, and find some good real estate at either Union Pub or The 201 Bar! The Clemson and Miami games filled up quickly, and we anticipate this to be the biggest FSU Game-watching Party the nation’s capital has ever seen! 

National Championship Gameday Specials:

$3.50 Rails
$10 Bud Light Pitchers
$10 Buckets Bud Light/Bud/Bud Lime bottles
$12 Bud Light Platinum buckets
$14 “Garnet Juice” pitchers
$4 Seminole Chocolate Lager

All of these specials will be going on at both Union Pub AND The 201 Bar.

The Union Pub patio will be open with an outside bar with several stations offering different drink specials.

RAFFLE PRIZES WILL INCLUDE TWO TVs!

Transportation: Red Line to Union Station, Blue and Orange to Capitol South. Street Parking.

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Late November Update!

 SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN! #2 FSU @ FLORIDA

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Join us at Union Pub, aka #DoakInDC to watch our #2 Florida State Seminoles take on the Florida Gators!

Kick-off is at 12:00 p.m., but head to Union Pub early to scope out this week’s raffle prizes, as well as our Fall long-sleeved “DOAK” shirts, koozies and sunglasses! Remember, all proceeds from the raffle benefit the DC Noles scholarship fund! 

Address: 201 Massachusetts Ave., NE Washington, DC 20002 
Transportation: Red Line to Union Station, Blue and Orange to Capitol South. Parking at the Senate lot, entrance on 2nd St. NE and C St. NE, and on the street.

ACC Championship Bus Trip – Saturday, December 7th 2013

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!

The DC Noles have secured a bus to go from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC for the ACC Championship Game!

ACC Championship Game Bus Trip Details:

NOTE: The DC Noles will forego the bus trip and fully refund purchasers if tickets don’t sell out by December 1st. The DC Noles are not providing lodging or tickets to the game. The DC Noles are not hosting a tailgate.

Cost: $60.00 for round-trip ticket (first-come, first-serve for 55-passenger motor coach)
Ticket link: http://www.dcnoles.org/NEW/ACC_BusTrip.html
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Washington, DC – Charlotte, NC: 
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
Pick-up location: Union Station
Departure Time: 9 a.m.
Arrival Time: approx. 4 p.m.
Drop-off location: TBD – location will be close to Bank of America stadium

Charlotte, NC – Washington, DC
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013
Pick-up location: TBD – location will be close to Bank of America stadium
Departure Time: 10 a.m.
Arrival Time: approx. 5 p.m.
Drop-off location: Union Station

For more information, CLICK HERE.

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SAVE THE DATE: Wreaths Across America – Saturday, December 14, 2013

 

 This holiday season, the DC Noles will once again be volunteering with Wreaths Across America to help place more than 20,000 wreaths on gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, December 14, 2013. If you would like to volunteer with the DC Noles, please e-mail ssanchez2010@dcnoles.org, and to receive meet-up information. We would like to volunteer as a group, but of course you are also welcome to volunteer on your own.

Wreaths Across America is a national non-profit organization with over 500+ participating locations nationwide-that carries out its mission to “Remember, Honor, and Teach” by placing wreaths on veteran’s graves during the holiday season.  More information coming soon!

We hope to see you at these events, as well as the remainder of out game-watching parties at #DoakInDC, Union Pub!  For news, updates, and upcoming events throughout the year, visit our website: www.dcnoles.org, join our Facebook Group, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.  And don’t forget to join or renew your membership with the FSU Alumni Association!