Hoofer Haunted Halloween!

Haunted House - October 25 - Memorial Union (meet at Theater entrance)

Join us as we venture 'Six Floors Under' the Memorial Union. This close to Halloween, you'll never know what you'll run in to... Tours departing continuously between 7:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Admission is free!

Bike Ride to KWWF Corn Maze - October 26 - Memorial Union (meet at the Park Street Circle) 
Join Hoofer Outing Club as we bike around Lake Mendota to the KWWF Corn Maze. All are welcome! Please bring your bike and a helmet. Tour departs at 5:00 p.m. from the Park Street Circle adjacent to the Memorial Union.

Ghost Stories - October 26 - Memorial Union (meet in the Hoofers Bradley Lounge)
Join Hoofers and Union PubCom for an evening of spooky stories and sweet treats.  Come anytime between 8:00 p.m. and midnight, but don't stay too late... Admission is free! 

Underwater Pumpkin Carving - October 27 - Memorial Union Lakeshore
Join Hoofers SCUBA Club making jack-o-lanterns underwater! If you think carving a pumpkin on dry land is tricky, try doing it underwater!  This is a really fun dive and a great chance to meet other active club members and show off your carving skills too!

This event is open to all Open-Water certified divers that are members of the Hoofer SCUBA club, and all gear/air/pumpkins will be provided by the club for a flat fee of $10 (just to cover costs).  Sign-up is open via the events page (http://events.hooferscubaclub.org), using your Hoofers username/login.  Please sign-up no later than Tuesday 25th so that we can get numbers of pumpkins to purchase.  All pumpkins and tools will be provided by the club, and PRIZES will be awarded for the best-carved pumpkin!

Buccaneers Ball - October 27 - Memorial Union Tripp Commons
Come join your hosts, Hoofer Sailing Club, for a night of spooky fun!
The dance begins at 8:00 p.m. There will be a cash bar, music & dancing. Come dressed up as there will be a costume contest & games with fabulous prizes.  Everyone is welcome!
  Special Thanks to Mallatt's Pharmacy and Costume for their support. Check out www.mallatts.com

Open Council Positions

Hoofer Council currently has several open positions that need to be filled. If you have some extra time this year, this is a great opportunity to help out Hoofers. Check out this page for a list of position descriptions. Positions Are:

  • Assitant Education Chair
  • Assistant Renovations Chair
  • Events Chair
  • VP Admin

To apply, please e-mail president@hoofers.org using the attached application, or bring it to the OPO

Position Description-Assistant Education Chair.doc29.5 KB
2011 Hoofer Council Chair Application_0.doc142 KB

Upcoming Fall Hoofer Events

Classes are underway and Hoofers has some upcoming events open to everyone!

Friday September 9th:

Union South Bash at Union South from 8pm-12am

Tuesday September 13th:

All Hoofer Kickoff at Memorial Union and the Lakefront from 7-10 pm

Wednesday September 14th:

Student Org Fair at the Kohl Center starting at 5pm

New Council Exec Board

The votes are all in and counted. Congrats to the Council Executives for 2011-2012:

  • President Angela Limbach
  • VP Administration Synjin Mrkvicka
  • VP Finance Michael Rugnetta
  • VP Programs Max Olsen
  • Secrtary Erin Umhoefer

As a reminder, the application for council chairs for 2011-2012 is still open through Friday, April 22nd. More information and the application form can be found on the post below.

Council Chair Position Applications

Now that elections are underway, it's time to start thinking about the rest of next year's council.
Hoofer Council has seven chairs:Development, Education, Events, Historian, Marketing, Rennovation, and Technology.
Council Chairs must submit an application and will be appointed by the newly elected executive board. Chairs earn a voting position on Hoofer Council, a resume-building leadership expereince, and $9 memberships to all Hoofer Clubs. Applications are open to everyone, though you must join a Hoofer club before you accept.
Applications, attached below, are due to vpadmin@hoofers.org byFriday April 22nd at 5pm.

2011 Hoofer Council Chair Application.doc142 KB