Bouts, Bowls, and Brews

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This last Saturday, the 9th of May, we had a double header with SORG down in Medford. The juniors bouted first. We only had 5 juniors that were able to go, so their bout was mixed, with SORG juniors and Candy Stripers on each team. Evenly matched teams resulted in an exciting bout where the red team won by only 1 point.

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The adults bouted next. Sick Town surprised everybody as we haven’t been able to practice in our rink for a year due to its ongoing repair work. But Sick Town stayed together as a team and had a great time, winning 279 to 88. Thank you SORG and all your volunteers for your hard work in hosting the bout!

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We are still in the process of repairing our rink. We are making progress – concrete for the new support posts is scheduled to be poured next week – so hopefully we’ll be back in soon. But there is still a lot that needs to be done, and we can’t do it without your help. We have two opportunities coming up where you can make a difference in bringing the Sick Town bouts back to town!

1) Bid, Bowl, and Beer is happening Saturday. Come check out the awesome items being auctioned off. (Tickets to OMSI and whale-watching trips? Restaurant gift certificates? A contractor for a day? Yes, please!) Then come bid, bowl, and have some brews.

2) Flat Tail Brewing is hosting a dineout for Sick Town. It is happening Monday, May 18 from 11AM to 11PM. Just print out the flyer, and show it to your server: 40% of the proceeds will go to support our efforts in renovating the rink.

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More thank yous for our generous donors:
Osborn Aquatic Center
Portland Center Stage
Juliet Sloan
Wise PhotoPrinting
The Uprise
Woodstock’s Pizza Parlor
Sunnyside Up
Stash
Ocean Terrace Condominiums
Le Bistro Montage
Heartland Humane Society
Seoul Sisters

It’s a Busy Two Weekends for Sick Town

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This weekend, May 9, Sick Town Derby Dames and the Candy Stripers are headed down to Medford to bout with SORG. It will be a fun-filled weekend for the teams and we can hardly wait!

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Next weekend, May 16, is our auction event of the year. Come bowl and bid on some fabulous items, Saturday May 16 at Highland Bowl between 5 and 8PM. Advanced tickets $12, at the door $15. Auction closes at 6:30, so be early!

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And last, but not least, print out the above flyer for our Flat Tail Brewery dineout fundraiser. Come get some good food and spirits at Flat Tail anytime between 11AM and 11PM on Monday, May 18. Show this flyer to your server and Flat Tail will donate 40% of the proceeds to Sick Town.

Remember Skating at the Old Rink?

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When we bought the rink, we also ended up buying some of the old discarded skates that never got thrown out. What to do with them? Well, how about sell them at the auction? We took 21 of the nicest looking skates, painted them in Sick Town colors and planted them with succulents.

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Succulents are easy to care for since they really don’t like to get much water, and they can spruce up the place. Make sure you have an opportunity to purchase one of these nostalgic planters by buying your tickets early, as tickets are limited.

  • Advance tickets through Brown Paper Tickets: $12
  • Tickets purchased at the door: $15
  • Kids 8 and under are FREE!

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We have had many generous donors, mostly our local businesses, to help support us with many fantastic items. Please thank them for supporting us and our community by shopping at their businesses.

Our latest donations are thanks to:
Woodstock’s Pizza Parlor
The Uprise
Sunnyside Up Cafe

Get Your Tickets for Bid, Bowl and Beer!

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Bring the entire family to enjoy three hours of bowling and a silent auction. Shoe rental is included in the ticket price!

  • Advance tickets through Brown Paper Tickets: $12
  • Tickets purchased at the door: $15
  • Kids 8 and under are FREE!

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This fundraising event will support renovations on our historic roller rink just north of Corvallis, and allow us to return to skating year-round. The rink is home to Sick Town Derby Dames, Candy Stripers Jr. Derby, and Willamette Roller Derby Officials.

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Our sponsors, 2 Towns Ciderhouse and Mazama Brewing, will be bringing some delicious brews for adults 21+. And thank you to Highland Bowl for hosting this event!

We are still getting fantastic items in, so check back often!
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Our latest donations are thanks to:
Perfect Look
Shonnard’s Nursery, Florist, Landscape
The Fingerboard Extension
Wise PhotoPrinting
River Jewelry
Sloan, Juliet
Yogurt Extreme
Broken Yolk Cafe
The Shoe Hutch
The Toy Factory
Sedlak’s Shoes
Country Vitamins
Hoffman, Tess
Portland Center Stage
Osborn Aquatic Center
Oregon Coffee and Tea, LLC
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Bid, Bowl and Beer

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Come have some fun bowling and bidding on some fantastic items in our silent auction while helping raise funds for renovating Sick Town’s historic roller rink.

What: Come enjoy an evening of fun – bowling, silent auction and beer (and cider)
When: May 16, 5-8pm
Where: Highland Bowl at 2123 NW 9th St, Corvallis
Why: To raise funds to revamp our historic rink

The rink has been an important part of our community for generations. But it was built in 1923 and its roof is in need of repairs. While we’re at it, we’d also like to increase the size of the rink so that we can host our bouts for you.

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We’re going to be auctioning off some fabulous stuff! A small sample includes “A Contractor for a Day” ($600 value), handmade crafts, a pencil portrait from Dan and Mae Hitchcock (who painted the mural at Jerry’s Muffler in Corvallis) and a show by Darcelle XV in Portland.

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If you would like to donate something to be auctioned off, please let us know!

A BIG thank you to the following donors to our silent auction:
Haugen’s Galleri Portrait Studio
Mo’s Restaurant
Discovery Center and Museum
Mariner Square
Ossie’s Surf Shop
Portland Baroque Orchestra
Pittock Mansion
Wildlife Safari
Darcelle XV
Browser’s Bookstore
Skate World
KidSpirit
Suzannah Doyle Music
Marine Discovery Tours
Newport Tradewinds
Holiday Park Resort
Jerry’s Rogue Jets
Portland Children’s Museum
Gilbert House Children’s Museum
Portland Rose Festival Foundation
CPH Corporation, dba The Iron Horse Restaurant
G2 Fun Zone
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Custom Stained Glass
Pheasant Court Winery
Grand Central Baking Company
Sybaris Bistro
The Village Builder, Inc
JCBriar Knitting
Animal Crackers Pet Supply
Bella Capelli Salon and Waxing at the Underground
Hitchcock, Dan and Mae

Red Dress Party 2015, Better Than Ever

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The Red Dress Party 2015 was fun for all. The dresses were amazing and everybody had a great time.

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This year we had more attendees than ever before making this party a huge success for both the fun factor and for fundraising. The proceeds from this event will go to help renovate the old rink to expand it so that we can once again bring you the bouts that you’re looking forward to. Thank you EVERYBODY for coming and sharing the fun with us. We can’t do it without you and glad we were able to do this for you.

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Desperately Seeking Space*

Do you have an empty warehouse or building area with at least 8000 sq ft of unobstructed floor space?

The Sick Town Derby Dames All-Stars are looking for a practice facility that we can use a minimum of 2-3 times per week (evenings and/or weekends). Currently our home practice space (the historic Roll-A-Way skating rink out on Hwy 99W) is undergoing some major repairs and is not open for our use. So, we are reaching out to the community in hopes that there may be the perfect interim location available that we can either rent or barter for some skate time (might I add we can clean, paint, move, etc.).

What we need:

  • Minimum 8,000 sq ft of unobstructed floor space (poles can potentially be worked around)
  • 110’ x 80’ flat & open area
  • Dry
  • A floor that is skate friendly (no gravel, dirt, carpet, large cracks, etc.)
    • Floor can be wood, polished concrete, cafeteria style tiled concrete, etc.
  • Lighting (necessity)
  • Bathroom (want, not a need as we can always use a port-a-potty)
  • Available minimum 2-3 times per week
    • Evenings and/or weekends
  • VERY BUDGET FRIENDLY :-)
  • Low rent, barter or donation

Location:

  • Prefer to stay within either Corvallis or Albany area.
  • Also open to Lebanon, Salem, Tangent, and the likes.

Some buildings that could fit the bill:

  • School/church gym
  • School/church cafeteria
  • Empty storage warehouse
  • Empty store (think the old Safeway & Rays locations in Albany)
  • Armory
  • Airport Hangar

If you have a building or know of one that we may be able to use, please email sicktownderbydames@gmail.com. Thank you!

*With apologies to Madonna.

The Event of the Year, Feb 28

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1) — Everyone wears a Red Dress, girls and boys.
Why? Because everyone looks HOT in a red dress… if you come without a dress, it will cost you a few extra dollars, and you will be lovingly shoved in one anyways.

2)— Lot’s and lots of dancing!!
TWO dance floors, Showcasing some of Corvallis and Oregon’s best dj’s-

Modesik – Corvallis
Heartburn – PDX
Travesty – Corvallis
Sosa – PDX
Tooie – Shasta

Booty Shaking-Ass Quaking-Twerk City- So brush up on your Moves!!! Sound and lighting provided by One Wub Sound Systems

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3) — This is a fundraiser for Sick Town Derby Dames, your local non-profit roller derby league who are rebuilding the historic roller rink north of town.

4) — The Hash Run starts at 6:30. =Crazy bimbos and wankers wreaking havoc and stopping traffic around Corvallis. Find more info about this by making friends here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1571406549763905/

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5) — This event is sponsored by 2 Towns Ciderhouse and Mazama Brewing.

A few more words…
—$10 cover — $15 if we provide your dress
—Parking—best parking is in the lots on 9th St. If you park in the neighborhoods around the Elks, please Be quiet!!
—This party is 21+, Sorry Kids – Grown Ups Only!!
—NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL, Don’t Even Try

The Polar Plunge was a Success!

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We had a good turnout and a great time. Better yet, we helped raise funds for a great cause, the Special Olympics. It started out raining, but stopped just in time for the costume contest. And even though the rain held off, we still got wet.

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The Corvallis Polar Plunge raised $42,375. WRD raised $1,026 of that total. We even got in the Corvallis Gazette Times with a quote from Vengie. There is nothing more satisfying than helping others and we’re so glad to be able to do so. Thank you to everybody who helped with this event!

Polar Plunge 2015

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The Sick Town Derby Dames and Candy Striper Junior Derby skaters are doing the Polar Plunge to support the Special Olympics again this year. Our team name is WRD Sick Town Derby Dames, and this year’s theme is everything derby. Fishnets, booty shorts, crazy socks, and whatever STDD derby shirts you have!

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The event is on February 7 at 11:00AM. For details on donating or joining us in the plunge, please go to our Polar Plunge page at WRD Sick Town Derby Dames Team Page. You are welcome to also come watch and support us.

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For questions, please contact Sicktownrecruits@gmail.com