Incentives and Prizes

We have some special incentive gifts for all participants who raise $500 or $1000 by August 10.   

        $500 Incentive Gift  


$1000 Incentive Gift    

A beautiful, hand-crafted Women Swimmin' bowl*.
The bowls are made locally by Mount Pleasant Pottery.

(*candy not included)


A snazzy Women Swimmin' jacket!

If you've already raised $1000 or you think you will raise at least $1000, let us know what size jacket we should order for you. We have sample sizes of the jackets at the Women Swimmin' headquarters in Hospicare's Ithaca office. You can stop by Mon-Fri between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm to try on a jacket.




Swimmer Drawing

Swimmer Drawing

You gave us feedback asking for more opportunities to win fundraising prizes and we listened!
Each swimmer who raised at least $200 had the opportunity at Packet PIck-up to enter a drawing for the prize(s) of her choosing.  
The winning tickets were drawn at the end of Packet Pick-Up (by impartial volunteers). These are the winners of the Swimmer Drawing:

#1. Constance Wells  $20 Gift Certificate from Bev & Co. paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book
#2. Amy Eliason  Earrings from Connie Shipos Designs with a pendant from Fibers
Necklace and Earrings    

#3. Rachel Beverly $100 Package from Busy Bee Market: $50 certificate for rental of a bike or boat, and $50 certificate for food


#4. Kate Higgins  Two $20 Gift Certificates from Damiani Wine Cellars 
#5. Tamis Kaplan  Kilim pillowcovers from Decorum Too and Local First Ithaca coupon book
Kilim Pillow Covers 

#6. Denny Grout  $25 Gift Certificate to Gimme Coffee paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book

#7. Karen Binder  Gift Bag from Moosewood Restaurant with cookbooks and other assorted items
#8. Zoe Vadney  Heart of the Finger Lakes charm from The Jewelbox
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#9. Ellen Cohen-Rosenthal  $25 Gift Certificate to Sew Green paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book 


#10. Diane Mann  $25 Gift Certificate to Six Mile Creek Vineyard paired with Local First Ithaca coupon book 

#11. Caitlin Costello Faye  Wall hanging and towels from Kathy Kirby and a Local First Ithaca coupon book
Kathy Kirby Wall Hanging    


#12. Linda Payan  Two lunch entree Gift Certificates from Purity Ice Cream Company, Inc.


Prizes for Top Fundraisers

Our top individual fundraisers, and top fundrasing team are still recognized for their notable achievements.

Top First Year Swimmer: Amanda Sidle Two season passes for Kitchen Theater Company
Top Fundraiser Boater: Clare Fewtrell Cinemapolis 10 pack movie passes
Top Fundraising Team: Team CSP Dinner for 30 people at Word of Mouth Catering
Prizes for the Top Ten Fundraisin' Swimmers
1. Ann Costello  $100 Gift Certificate to Felicia's Atomic Brewhouse
2. Susan Cowdery  $100 Gift Certificate to The Frame Shop
3. Sharon Fornaciari $100 Gift Certificate to Le Café Dix
4. Betsy East  $100 Gift Certificate to Mercato Bar and Kitchen
5. Sherri Kimes $100 Gift Certificate to Gola Osteria 
6. Mariette Geldenhuys $100 Gift Certificate to Plenty of Posies
7. Kathy Eliason $50 Gift Certificate to Boatyard Grill 
8. Ruth Siegel  $50 Gift Certificate to Boatyard Grill
9. Janet McCue $50 Gift Certificate to The Rook
10. Kerry Demarest  $25 Gift Certificate to Buffalo Street Books paired with a Café Dewitt $30 Gift Certificate