Friday, September 26, 2008

Best You Can Be promotes MN Special Hockey

There's a post on the "best you can be" blog promoting MN Special Hockey ...
Be the Best You can Be: Minnesota Special Hockey Oct 11th open skate

.... Our family has enjoyed MN Special Hockey four about 2.5 seasons. We joined up in a pre-launch test, back when we skated with sled hockey. We're starting a new season with a free open skate the University of Minnesota's Mariucci arena (pdf flyer, see directions).

If you have a friend or family member in the Twin Cities region with a cognitive or social/behavioral disability, please invite them to our open skate - or check out our contact list.

MN Special Hockey has worked well for us. It's kind of a milder version of pond hockey, except that we play in good settings with great volunteers and coaches. We even have cheerleaders for the special games...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Season kickoff at the Mariucci Arena Oct 11

Our kickoff announcement is on the main page:
MN Special Hockey - Minnesota Special Hockey

The 2008-2009 Season is about to begin. Join us for our Season Kickoff on Saturday, October 11th.

Follow this link for additional information about the Season Kickoff.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Google upgrades us to non-profit status

This is really of interest to administrators only.

Google upgraded our site to "non-profit edition". Among other things we're eligible for real support and we should be able to get 1 year of free Google donation processing.

I might test the support feature since our calendar isn't working correctly tonight!

Here's the key letter I received, with emphases mine:
Google Apps for Administrators

Welcome to Google Apps Non-Profit Edition! We have reviewed your application and are excited to upgrade your Google Apps account.

To view these changes, log in to your control panel at

Within the control panel, you can enable advanced features, such as mail migration, calendar resource creation, and Google Apps APIs for single-sign on or integration with existing user directories.

...For more information, check out

You can contact our support team via email through the Google Apps Help Center at, or get in touch by phone for critical issues. When contacting us, please provide your Support PIN, domain name, and Customer PIN. For security purposes your Support PIN and Customer PIN will be updated periodically, and both can be found in the control panel under the 'Account information' tab.


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