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DHPOA Election of Officers June 16 Review of candidates and bios, Pages 14 and 15

FATHER'S DAY BUFFET JUNE 17,  10:30  - 2:00

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BUSINESS FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK By Pat Laird By now you know that I am not running for POA president, so this will be my last letter as president. I would like to thank the following group and/or individuals: my board of directors, the Golf Superintendent Steven Smith and Country Club Manager Eli Biggers, for all of their hard work. Your board has made amazing gains with your dues.

We had a five-year plan to upgrade the golf courses; this work has been done. The board will now move forward upgrading the East Rec facilities with new tennis courts and parking. My board has managed your dues in an extremely efficient manner, which contradicts what some negative members on Facebook would like you to believe. I thank the board for their diligent work and hope that the new board will be as diligent.

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DIAMONDHEAD COUNTRY CLUB AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. MAY 1, 2018 A special meeting of the Board was held at the Diamondhead Country Club, Diamondhead, Mississippi. President P. Laird chaired the meeting and called it to order at 6:02 PM. Present were President Laird, Treasurer Allen, Secretary Sislow, Director Ertel, Director Harvey, Director Montjoy, Director Nolan and Director Silcio and ExOfficio Fletcher. Also present was Attorney Tubertini. Absent were Vice President Finley, and Director Tullier. Bylaw Revisions Re: Proxies and Absentee Ballots –Director Harvey made the following motion, which was seconded by Director Nolan: Rescind the action of the Board of Directors of the Diamondhead POA of May 15, 2017 which approved the placement on the agenda of the next Meeting of the Members amendments to the Bylaws of the Diamondhead POA which requires that Proxies and Member Verification Forms accompanying Absentee Ballots be acknowledged by a Notary Public. The motion passed unanimously. Enforcement of Sign Prohibition – President Laird made the following motion, which was seconded by Secretary Sislow: Commencing Monday, May 7, 2018, the Diamondhead POA Grounds Maintenance Department be authorized and instructed to remove from residential lots in the Diamondhead Development any and all political signs of any kind, regardless whether said signs pertain to a federal, state, county, city, or POA election or referendum; that removed signs shall be stored by the

Grounds Maintenance Department for a period of seven days, after which any unclaimed signs may be discarded by the POA Grounds Maintenance Department; and that this authorization and instruction shall not apply to any specific exception and/or permission granted by the Architectural Committee. Yea: Laird, Allen, Sislow, Montjoy, Silcio, Fletcher; Nay: Ertel, Nolan; Abstain: Harvey. The motion passed. Architectural Committee Meeting – President Laird made the following motion, which was seconded by Ex Officio Fletcher: Recess the meeting to allow the Architectural Committee to convene and act, and for the Board to reconvene upon adjournment of the Architectural Committee meeting. The motion passed unanimously. Eblast – President Laird made the following motion, which was seconded by Ex Officio Fletcher: Approve a joint Eblast of the Architectural Committee and the Board of Directors regarding campaign signs. See Exhibit “A”. The motion passed unanimously. Adjournment – A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by President Laird and seconded by Director Harvey. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 6:41 PM. Respectfully submitted, Nancy Sislow POA Secretary Approved

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DIAMONDHEAD COUNTRY CLUB AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. APRIL 16, 2018 A Regular Meeting of the Board was held at the Diamondhead Country Club, 710 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, Mississippi. President P. Laird chaired the meeting and called it to order at 6:02pm. Present were: President Laird, Vice President Finley, Secretary Sislow, Director Ertel, Director Harvey, Director Montjoy, Director Nolan, Director Silcio and Ex-

Officio Fletcher. Absent were: Treasurer Allen, Director Tullier. Also present were O. McNally, POA Property Manager, D. McInnis, Controller, S. Smith, Golf, Grounds and Maintenance superintendent and Attorney Tubertini.

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Meeting CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 2 Motion to Amend the Agenda – A motion to amend the agenda to remove the New Business item, Memorandum of Understanding was made by Director Harvey and seconded by Secretary Sislow. The motion passed unanimously. Minutes – The minutes from the meeting of March 16, 2018 were approved. Opening Remarks –President Laird had no opening remarks. Financial Report –Controller McInnis reported on March financials. Country Club and Property Management Report – Property Manager McNally provided the report. Golf, Grounds, and Facilities Report – Superintendent Smith provided the report. Motion to Amend the Agenda – A motion to amend the agenda to add the item, Tennis Court Walkways bids was made by Director Harvey and seconded by President Laird. The motion passed unanimously.

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Old Business: None New Business: Tennis Court Walkways – A motion was made by Director Harvey and seconded by Vice-President Finley to approve the lowest bid within the budgeted amount for completing the tennis court walkways. Yea: Laird, Finley, Sislow, Ertel, Harvey, Montjoy, Silcio; Nay: none; Abstain: Nolan, Fletcher. A motion was made by Director Harvey and seconded by Vice-President Finley to clarify approval of the lowest bid, because there were two contractors who submitted the lowest bids in identical amounts, and to accept the bid of Mike Homes Construction in the amount of $28,500.00, as recommended by staff. Yea: Laird, Finley, Sislow, Ertel, Harvey, Montjoy, Silcio; Nay: none; Abstain: Nolan, Fletcher. Member’s Questions Covenant Status – Member Pineau’s questions regarding the status of the covenants litigation was addressed by Attorney Tubertini. The Oaks benches – The phone call from The Oaks POA President, thanking President Laird and the POA

Board for the offer of benches for The Oaks Association were shared. Executive Session – A motion to adjourn to Executive Session to address privileged legal and personnel matters was made by Director Harvey and seconded by Director Montjoy. The motion passed unanimously. The Board entered Executive Session at 6:42PM and returned to regular session at 7:23PM. Next meeting – The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be an open Board Meeting to be held May 14, 2018 at 6:00PM at the Diamondhead Country Club Emerald Ballroom. Adjournment – A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Director Ertel and seconded by Vice-President Finley. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:24PM. Respectfully submitted, Nancy Sislow POA Secretary Approved

MINUTES OF THE OPEN MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DIAMONDHEAD COUNTRY CLUB AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. MARCH 16, 2018 An Open Meeting of the Board was held at the Diamondhead Country Club, 710 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, Mississippi, in accordance with Article V., Section 5.5 of the Bylaws. President P. Laird chaired the meeting and called it to order at 6:00pm. Present were: President Laird, Vice President Finley, Treasurer Allen, Secretary Sislow, Director Ertel, Director Harvey, Director Montjoy, Director Nolan, Director Silcio. Absent were: Director Tullier and Ex-Officio Fletcher. Also present were O. McNally, POA Property Manager and Attorney Crane. Minutes – The minutes from the meeting of February 19, 2018 were approved. Opening Remarks –President Laird discussed a yard waste removal concern. Financial Report –President Laird reported the January financials will be posted the week of March 19, 2018. A motion to amend the agenda to remove the new business item, Marshland Restoration Project was made by Director Montjoy and seconded by Director Harvey.

The motion passed unanimously. Old Business: Annual Meeting of Members – A motion, as a cost saving measure, to cancel the postponed 2017 Annual Meeting of the Members currently set for April 14, 2018 and to take up all matters to be considered by the members at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Members scheduled for June 16, 2018 was made by Director Nolan and seconded by Treasurer Allen. The motion passed unanimously. Member’s Questions A question arose regarding Sislow serving as Elections Chair if running for Secretary. Discussion was had regarding appointing Director Montjoy. No action was taken. Slate availability was questioned. The slate will be complete and available after the April 2, 2018 application deadline. Open meetings. The need for a safer process caused the meetings to not be open, as well as no requirement in the Bylaws for such. The plan is to continue open

meetings with increased security and identification of membership. GM Report – Property Manager McNally gave a report of operations from various department heads. Executive Session – A motion to adjourn to Executive Session to address sensitive Human Resource matters was made by Vice President Finley and seconded by Director Harvey. The motion passed unanimously. The Board entered Executive Session at 6:20PM and returned to regular session at 7:04PM. Next meeting – The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be an open Board Meeting to be held April 16, 2018 at 6:00PM at the Diamondhead Country Club Emerald Ballroom. Adjournment – A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Secretary Sislow and seconded by Vice-President Finley. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:06PM. Respectfully submitted, Nancy Sislow POA Secretary

Theme: Libraries Rock Registration: Begins Monday, May 21, and continues throughout the program. Register early so you don’t miss out on any opportunities! Dates: Summer Reading activities will take place at East Hancock Library on Fridays through the month of

June. Activities will take place at the other branches on other days of the week. Monday in Waveland, Tuesday in Pearlington, Wednesday in Bay St. Louis, and Thursday in Kiln. Check the library website or call 467-5282 or

PUBLIC SERVICES EAST HANCOCK LIBRARY By Mary Gobert Summer reading program is here! Come one, come all! There is something interesting to do for every child on your radar! Here’s the important info:

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Betsy Montjoy (228) 547-2856 betsy.balder@ coldwellbanker.com

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132 SARAH’S LANE • WAVELAND, MS

554 AILA ST • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

609 BEYER DR • BAY ST LOUIS, MS

331 MAIN ST • BAY ST LOUIS

5 bed, 4.5 bath, Wow! What a spectacular and spacious home that is steps from the white sand beach. Plenty of room for everyone with an open floor plan, multiple living spaces and large screened in porch. Two bedrooms on main floor; master bedroom w/en suite bathroom, marble floors, & 2 walk in closets and guest bedroom w/private bath. Oversized laundry with office space and private entrance. Second level is a kids dream with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeping niche, office, and artist loft. Home is loaded with architectural details and charm. Situated on a double lot and quiet cul-de-sac street. Close to beach, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Pre-wired for security and in-ground fence for the dog. A move in ready DREAM home. Don’t wait to see this one! Call me today.

This cozy home is situated in private setting with mature trees near the front of Diamondhead. Neighboring walking/golf cart trail goes directly to library and back entrance of Main shopping, grocery store, restaurants, banks, etc. Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling. Updated flooring throughout bedrooms and kitchen. Fresh paint. Great starter or retirement home and move in ready. Don’t wait...this one will go quickly.

Charming home in a well established neighborhood. This 4 bedroom/2 bath home is move in ready. Close to all the downtown amenities shopping, restaurants, entertainment, etc. Walking distance to Bay St. Louis middle and high schools. Open floor plan with large living room and wood burning fireplace. Great for entertaining. Custom painted kitchen cabinetry with tile backsplash and brick floors. Two outdoor covered porches and large fenced in backyard with storage shed. Beautiful landscaping and curb appeal. Don’t miss this opportunity; Call me today for an appointment.

This fantastic location in downtown Bay St. Louis offers a home (2290 sq. ft.) and a cottage (1198 sq. ft). Relax and enjoy the summer days with an in-ground pool and private patios and gardens. Home and cottage offer plenty of space with a total of 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, screened in porch, sunroom and multiple living spaces. Each home runs independently. Land goes from Main St. to State St. with separate entrances and parking at each side. Walk to beach, restaurants, shopping, schools, park and entertainment. Wonderful opportunity to involve extended family or friend and/or have an income producing property. Must see to truly appreciate the charm and what this has to offer.

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$569,900 MLS# 331933

$137,900 MLS# 332595

$236,900 MLS# 331394

$949,000

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8452 AMOKA DR • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

551 GOLF CLUB DR • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

670 AHIHI ST • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

New Construction ”Smart Home”! This all brick stucco front home features hardi board soffit & fascia, an open floor plan with 9’ and 10’ ceilings, granite counter tops in kitchen and baths, stainless appliances, smart thermostat, LED lighting throughout, wireless security, wireless counter top USB charging capabilities. Master bath has a separate shower, separate vanities, garden tub, covered back porch, ceramic tile, carpet in bedrooms, crown molding throughout. 5 ¼ baseboards

TOTAL REMODEL in Beautiful Diamondhead! This home sits on the #14 tee of the Pines Golf Course. New kitchen appliances, new bathrooms, tubs, showers, commodes, light fixtures, vanities, new light fixtures. New windows and new paint throughout. This home features 3 large bedrooms, a large kitchen overlooking the living room and golf course. Large step down living room with vaulted ceilings overlooking the golf course, open dining room with inviting foyer. 1 year home warranty. Call for a private showing.

Well built single family Jones Built ranch home sits on oversized corner lot on holes 9 & 10 of The Pines golf course 3 large Bedrooms, 3 full Bathrooms raised on chainwall with crawl space, A/C unit 4 years old. Fireplace in family room, original peg Hardwood flooring floors, beams on the ceiling, Living Dining Combo, Bay window in kitchen breakfast area, central vacuum, Rear sun room overlooks backyard and Golf Course, Nice patio with built in grill/smoker, Nice mature trees and shrubbery. Call for you private showing.

MLS# 319398

$184,900 MLS# 327264

$185,000 MLS# 330864

$149,000

Inventory is LOW, now is the time to sell! Lindsey Richard (228) 216-8512 Lindsey.richard@ coldwellbanker.com

229 POMPANO ST • WAVELAND, MS Super Cute 3 Bed/2 Bath Home in the Heart of Waveland Ready for a New Growing Family or Perfect for A retirement home. Wooden and tile Floors throughout, Great Front Porch, and only 6 years old! Family Friendly neighborhood close to elementary school and Beach! Call For A showing Today!

MLS# 331196

$97,999

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1103 EDNA ST • WAVELAND, MS Spacious Brick home on a quiet street in Waveland. 3 bed/2 bath, Pantry, Laundry, Dining, Kitchen and Wood Burning Fireplace. This home offers a fenced in yard with a porch and decent size yard. Perfect for the First Time Buyer or Investor.

MLS# 327384

$147,000

18299 NORTH VILLAGE SAUCIER, MS $1,100 3 bedroom- 2 bath split plan Robinwood Village on Saucier Tile in kitchen • 2 car garage window treatments remain

4120 SHARK ST • BAY ST LOUIS, MS 8316 AMOKA DR • DIAMONDHEAD, MS Don’t Miss Out on this GEM...6 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 4862 Sq Ft On a Triple Lot with Water on 2 sides. Top Notch Finishes Throughout the home including Granite, Stainless Steel, 1 1/2’’ Laminate Flooring, and Tile. Entertaining Area with Bar Downstairs, Massive Man Cave, Electric Fireplace, Above Ground Pool....The List Goes On and On... Come see this Beauty for yourself! PRICE REDUCED

MLS# 329427

Beautiful and Modern 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath. Split Bedroom Floor plan, Tile throughout, Granite Counters, Stainless Appliances, Walk In Laundry and Pantry, Wood Burning Fireplace, Great Master Suite, Fenced In Backyard, Single Car Garage and Additional Sun-room /Office that is Heating and Cooled!! Don’t pass up this Gem!!

$385,000 MLS# 332743

$137,000

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4300 Gex Road Diamondhead 228-255-5288

5000 FLORIDA BLVD PEARLINGTON, MS $1,050 A MONTH 3 bedrooms- 2 baths Split plan, Fireplace & built-ins in living room, eat in kitchen, master with walk in closet and Jacuzzi tub

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COMMUNITY DIAMONDHEAD COMMUNITY CHURCH 5301 Diamondhead Circle 228-255-5556, dhcommunitychurch.org Worship Services: Services are held Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Holy Communion is served on the first Sunday of every month. The church has a diverse Music Ministry program. The Chancel Choir is enjoyed during the 10 a.m. service from September through May. Also participating in worship throughout the year are a Handbell Choir, a Praise Band, and the Living Springs Singers. We have two exciting events for Youth this June. All children ages 4 thru Upcoming Sixth Graders are invited to our Shipwrecked themed Vacation Bible School on June 11 thru June 15 from 9 a.m. until noon each day. On June 25 thru June 28, we are conducting our immensely popular Soccer Camp starting at 8:30 each day at the Noma Drive Ball fields in Diamondhead. The camp is for those age 5 and up. Registration and more information for both events are available on our website: dhcommunitychurch.org. Little School, our preschool for children ages 3 & 4

is now taking early registrations for the Fall session, which begins in September 2018. Call the church office, 228-255-5556 for more information. Two Adult Christian Education classes are offered each Sunday, from 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. In addition, during the 10 a.m. service, children in grades K-5th meet for Children’s Church. Nursery care is available from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. each Sunday for infants through Kindergarten.

DIAMONDHEAD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH diamondhead-umc.org 5305 Noma Dr., 228-255-6888 Services on Sundays are at 9 a.m. for our traditional service, the Heritage, and at 11 a.m. for our modern service called the Harbor. Sunday School is for all ages at 10 on Sundays. During the 9 and 11 services, our children are welcome to come to worship with their parents or you may leave them in the nursery. Sunday at 5 p.m. Children’s and Youth Ministry (dinner provided). Call for Bible study info. Diamondhead Disciples (DUMC’ s Youth) will be traveling to Lake Junaluska, North Carolina at the end

of June. This year’s theme is “Get on the boat!” Please pray for them as they travel. Vacation Bible School 2018 Shipwrecked...Rescued by Jesus is July 29th - August 2nd 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

GRACE CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH 9208 Edwin Ladner Rd. Pass Christian, 228-255-3255 Pastor Stan Proctor gracechapelms@cableone.net Sunday morning: Bible study groups, 9:30; Worship, 10:30 - Sunday evening: Adult Bible study, 5. Call Grace Chapel for additional services and times.

JACOB’S WELL BAPTIST CHURCH 29554 Vic Faye Road Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 228-255-2555, jacobswellms@aol.com Worship times on Sundays: 9 a.m. Worship, 10 a.m. Sunday School and 11 a.m. Worship

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Let your summer adventure begin in a new home. 228-255-2600 • www.coastdeltarealty.com | 5400 Indian Hill Blvd., Diamondhead, MS 39525 Locally owned and operated for over 34 years 5411 DIAMONDHEAD DR E

GORGEOUS VIEWS OF THE LAKE!! THIS UPDATED HOME WITH 4 BEDROOMS AND 3 FULL BATHS FEATURES LIVING/ DINING SPACE WITH LAUNDRY ON ONE END OF HOME THAT COULD EASILY BE MOTHER-IN-LAW SUITE OR MAN-CAVE WITH WET BAR. NEW LAMINATE FLOORING INSTALLED IN DEC., 2017. HUGE GREAT ROOM WITH GAS FIREPLACE. FORMAL & INFORMAL DINING. LARGE MASTER ENSUITE WITH HUGE BATH/SPA. EAT-IN KITCHEN. 2 A/C-HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; WHOLE HOUSE GAS GENERATOR INCLUDED IN SALE. HEATED AND COOLED, ATTACHED WORKSHOP NOT INCLUDED IN SQ FOOTAGE.

883 OIO ST

6.4 Acres, 2 stocked ponds, home w/4 bedrooms plus 2240 sq. ft. guest house/ man cave with full bath, kitchen, living areas, 2 story and will hold 4 cars plus. Main house has been totally redone, gorgeous upscale kitchen with glass tile and granite counter tops, stainless appliances and beautiful floors throughout the entire home, 14’ ceiling in great room w/fireplace and stacked molding. 5 piece master bath, 2 walk in closets. HVAC systems are only 4 yrs. old and the list goes on... Two storage buildings with power. 32’ X 11’ and 15.8’X 14’. Enjoy Anchor Lake, over 400 acres in size! A must see that will not last long.

1055 FENTON CT

This beautiful home in prestigious Diamondhead is a Must See! It offers 4 large bedrooms with walk in closets, 2 separate staircases plus a bonus/media room on 2nd floor. The garage has a spot to park your golf cart, or have a work space. Beautiful deck off the living area, surrounded by gorgeous landscaping.

Jon Ritten

8922 HAMAKUA ST

127 LAKE DR. CARRIERE, MS

Paulette Snyder

Pam Hense

Beautifully updated five bedroom three bath home in the heart of Diamondhead. The home features a split floor plan with a large main floor master bedroom suite as well as a living room and second floor family/game room. New Paint downstairs! Don’t miss the large covered back porch perfect for entertaining and the fully fenced in back yard bring FIDO, there’s plenty of room here. This home is move in ready and the Seller will pay $2000 of your closing costs!

9710 KAENA PL

Located on 4 acres on a cul de sac in neighborhood that has only 4 other homes with restrictive covenants to keep up the integrity of the neighborhood. Large home great for a family. Master suite on one side offers huge bedroom his/hers walk-in closets with built-ins. Bath has shower and garden tub. Big office within master suite. Formal and informal living and dining. Beautiful kitchen with island. Guest side of home features 3 bedrooms one has its own full bath and another guest bath in hall. Full laundry room with built-in shelves. Fantastic rear screened porch allows easy access to inground swimming pool. Garage attached by breeze way to home. Many nice features throughout home. Call to schedule your appointment today

Tanna Adam

8832 KIPAPA WAY

Chris Malochee

6415 APELEHAMA RD

Gorgeous 4 bedroom home with lots of custom touches! Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Formal dining. Large eat in kitchen includes all appliances. Wood laminate flooring throughout. Fireplace in great room. Split bedroom plan. Private main bedroom suite includes walk-in closet and large shower and separate soaking tub. 4th bedroom or office. Covered back patio and fantastic three level deck is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Fenced in backyard. Cul-de sac street. You will LOVE this home!!

Dona Decker

Carol Magers

Well-constructed home with three car garage on two consolidated lots. The home features abundant entertaining space with a sunken living and dining, open kitchen/breakfast/den, and sun room. Don’t miss the two wet bar areas and wood burning fireplace! Beautiful custom flooring, trayed ceilings, and large master bedroom suite. The outdoors offer large gates in front and back for easy access for an RV or Boat, private side yard near the MBR, and two outbuildings. Tons of space for the future!

Jacob Ainsworth

Attractive French country style home. Entry foyer. Formal dining room. Spacious great room with fireplace high ceilings and lots of windows. Large eat-in kitchen with island, granite countertops and stainless appliances. All appliances remain. Private MBR suite with step up ceiling featuring hidden rope lighting, 2 walk in closets, two sinks, spa tub and separate shower. 4th bedroom has been converted into a tv/office. Private courtyard with retractable awning, and access from kitchen and main bedroom. Fenced in backyard. Double garage in back of home hidden from street.

Jennifer Warton

Leslie A Ladner

Jude Smith

WE KNOW OUR MARKET!! PROUDLY SERVING THE LOCAL AREA FOR 34 YEARS!


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Learning CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 4 255-4800 for more information. You may participate at any of the sites. Our schedule is as follows: Friday, June 8th — Creating Art with Music Friday, June 15th — DIY Instruments: Castanets and Maracas Friday, June 22nd — The Science of Music Friday, June 29th — Finale Concert and Grand Prizes Other important info: Children’s story hours will end on Friday, May 18 in order to prepare for the annual Summer Reading Program. Children, newborn to 5 years of age, will be able to attend the Rubber Ducky Club as part of the Summer Reading Program. School aged chil-

dren participate in the regular program activities. Authors and Characters: The Bay St. Louis branch of the library will host a very special author this month. Carolyn Haines will discuss her newest book, Charmed Bones, on Tuesday, June 12 at 11:45 a.m. The book is set in Zinnia, Mississippi and is rife with quirky characters…then three sister witches arrive to really stir things up! It should be an interesting discussion! Lunch is available for $10 payable at the door. Reservations required. Call 228-467-5282. Monthly Make and Create Session: The first Thursday of each month is reserved for our crafters and artists looking for kindred spirits! Come join us to work on your project

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from 10 till noon on June 7th. Literary Society of Diamondhead (LSD) Book Club: The Book Club is a roaring success! Join us the second Wednesday of each month in the meeting room of the library. This month’s book is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Come and make some new friends! See you at the library!

KEEP DIAMONDHEAD BEAUTIFUL “I just received exciting news that all attendees at the growers training will receive $300 worth of dahlias, Asiatic lilies and gladiolus plants to kickstart their garden.” Karen Rice at 228-2169990 or Keep Diamondhead Beautiful Facebook page.

June Savings

WINES

LIQUORS

Woodbridge 750ml $5.50

CHi Chi’s RTD cocktails 1.75L $9.79

Mirassou wines $8.99

Salvadors Orig Margarita 1.75L $10.99

R Mondavi Prvt Sel 750ml $9.99

Smirnoff 80 & flavors 750ml $11.50

Barefoot Bubbly $9.99

Absolut & flavors 750ml $19.29

Apothic Red, White, Dark, Crush $10.99

Bacardi Rum 1.75L $19.99

Starborough Sauv Blanc $10.99

New Amsterdam Vodka & Gin 1.75L $19.99

Barefoot wines 1.5L $11.99

Larceny Bourbon 750ml $25.29

Korbel Champagne $12.49

Captain Morgan spiced Rum 1.75L $28.99

Cavit 1.5L $13.99

Hendricks Gin 750ml $34.49

LaCrema Chardonnay $17.99

Jose Cuervo Especial 1.75L $38.99

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige $18.99

Dewars White label 1.75L $45.59

Prices valid 6-1-18 thru 6-30-18.No Other Discounts Apply on Sale Items. Over 200 items ON SALE this month. Come in to check out our selection and SAVE!!

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"I just received exciting news that all attendees at the growers training will receive

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MOST HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH 9062 Kiln-Delisle Road Pass Christian, MS 39571 228-255-1294 mostholytrinity@bellsouth.net Mass Times: weekdays at 8 a.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 am, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH 5303 Diamondhead Circle 228.255.9213

stthomasdiamondhead.org. You are invited to worship with us at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sundays. Our Wednesday services will be held at 5:30 p.m. with potluck and program to follow. All are welcome to attend and participate.

ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH 5370 Kiln-Delisle Road, Kiln 228-255-1800 annunciationkiln.com, annunciationkiln@att.net Masses: Saturday Vigil – 4 p.m.; Sunday – 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; Weekday Mass – Monday – Friday 8 a.m. (Chapel)


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8415 LEKE DR • DIAMONDHEAD MS

6730 ALEWA PLACE • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

Looking for an affordable house in great condition? Check out this house in Diamondhead. This house offers: an open & split floor plan, crown molding, high ceilings, modern colors, fireplace, double car garage, large fenced backyard, back deck, mature palms, & more. The spacious master has a separate tub & shower, double vanity, & large walk-in closet. Not in a flood zone. Diamondhead’s amenities include: 4 pools, tennis courts, 36 holes of golf, country club, community center, Twin Lakes pavilion, splash pad, & playgrounds. Come make this house your home! MLS# 332873 $144,900

Are you looking for a New Orleans style home in Diamondhead? Here is your opportunity. The house has an amazing courtyard surrounding an in-ground pool with a brick deck and a huge covered porch overlooking the pool. This house also offers: real wood floors, large living room, formal dining room, 4 big bedrooms, siting room, office, 3 full and 1 half bath, spacious 2 car garage, nice landscaping, pool equipment storage, shed, & so much more charm. The living room, sitting room, & breakfast area have a great view of the pool. The master bedroom has doors to access the back porch. There is also a mature live oak tree that provides shade for a cozy swing. Situated on an over-sized corner lot. Come make this house your home! MLS# 332748 $269,900

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6515 ALAKOKO DR • DIAMONDHEAD, MS

Spectacular location just seconds from the river. Beautiful home has many custom/luxury features including honed marble in bathrooms, custom cedar & pine molding, brushed marble in showers. Interior doors are solid 6 panel. Home has blown insulation and stainless steel all thread tie downs to foundation. Imagine enjoying the panoramic view of the water from your balconies. Large area downstairs includes storage and lift. MLS# 332484 $368,000

This home has it all! This property includes a 3 car garage & workshop, extra RV parking, 10 x 12 detached storage building, and expanded rear patio. The interior is updated with Gorgeous porcelain flooring, large gourmet kitchen with tons of cabinet and enormous family room. Enjoy the man cave (not included in sq. footage) or relax outside. This home includes a 40KW generator and roll down storm shutters on doors and windows. Remote security cameras surround the home for your security. MLS# 333317 $349,500

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5029 CRESCENT RIDGE DR • KILN MS

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Custom executive home – 2 story entry – Great room

Modern Custom Built Home on Bayou - Master Suite With His and Her Baths - High Ceilings - Tile - Carpet Flooring - Oversize Garage - Laundry Room Large Enough For Exercise Equipment - Lower Level Work Shop - Additional Garage - Open Space to Exterior - Deck Walk to Bayou - Must See - Open Floor Plan For Formal and Informal Entertainment

Super Location Upstairs Unit Overlooking Golf Course and Grove of Ancient Oak Trees. What a View From the Covered Balcony. Updated - New Central Heat & Air Unit - Solid Surface Counter Tops - Ceramic Backsplash - New Refrigerator - Bath W/New Ceramic Tile Flooring - Wood Laminate Flooring - Condo Fee Includes Water - Sewer - Garbage - Termite - Fire Fee - Exterior Building Maintenance - Liability Insurance - Wind & Hail - Pool and Landscaping Maintenance - Street Lighting - MUST SEE

overlooking patio, Swimming pool & lake. Designer upgrades – gourmet kitchen – a Chef’s delight,

of windows for natural light, Living area overlooking Diamondhead Dr East. Some Upgrades

MLS# 327431

Large formal dining room, separate walk-in butler’s pantry with wet bar and ice maker – 3 fireplaces.. A must see!

$69,900 MLS# 327679

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$435,000 MLS# 330625

FRONT ROW: Caroll Shippey, Sue Layel, Betsy Nolan, Arleen Shubert, Anita Sanderford, Lou Ladner. BACK ROW: Jessica Russell, Brent Allison Jeffery MacLain, Jackie Miller (manager), Tammy Briggs. MISSING IN PHOTO: Bill Botts, Kathy Cobb, Lynn Grego, Marsha Buras, Nell Frisbie

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COMMUNITY S.P.C.A. OF DIAMONDHEAD INC. 228-861-2287 April was a busy month! A good portion of the month was spent collecting, pricing, and transporting items for our major fund raiser – the SPCA rummage sale held at the Diamondhead Community Center on April 28th. The board extends a big “thank you” to all the people who made donations to the sale, to the members who worked very hard to see that this sale was successful and to all the members of the Diamondhead community who stopped in and supported us. We are very happy to share the news that both Nellie (the one-eyed cat) and Lily (the Russian Blue), have been adopted. Their time of fending for themselves outside and unprotected is over. In the past month we spayed or neutered four cats and six dogs. Unfortunately, this is the season where the cute little kittens that were born in the Jackie Ray encouraging drivers to stop spring are grown up and at SPCA garage sale. having to fend for themselves. If you see cats or dogs, that appear to be on their own please call us so that we can try to trap them and at least get them spayed or neutered. Also, as of May, the flea infestation map indicated that Mississippi is still showing mild infestation, but all the states around us are showing moderate infestation – be prepared. We’re heading into the hot days of summer, so here are a few suggestions for keeping your pets safe and healthy. It’s a good idea to visit the vet for a summer checkup. Be sure your pets are heartworm free and on a heartworm preventative medication. Remember that your pet can get dehydrated quickly – see that they have plenty of clean, fresh water. Also, be sure they have a shady place to get out of the sun, and be careful not to over-exercise them. The symptoms of overheating include excessive panting or difficulty breathing, increased heart and respiratory rate, drooling, mild weakness, stupor, or even collapse. Sever symptoms can include seizures, bloody diarrhea and vomit. Remember that animals with flat faces – Pugs, bull dogs, and Persian cats – are more susceptible to heat stroke. Also, elderly or overweight pets need to be watched more carefully for symptoms related to excessive heat. As always, we would like to hear from you with ideas or suggestions. Our phone number is 228-861-2287, our email address is spcaofdiamondhead@gmail.com, or you can find us on Facebook by searching for SPCA of Diamondhead.

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Mrs. Ladner's class. Front row (L-R): Maia Darvalics, Isabella Darvalics, Sebastian Schwandt, Adrianna Dalier, Zowie Burge, Cason Maurigi; Second row: Pierce Bourgeois, Nalisse Koenig, Laela Fuller, Hayden Hollowell, Caleb Bentley, Jaycee Cameron; Third row: Hayven Deshamp, Baylen Ladner, Vaught Lollar, David Laporte, Linley Autry, Mary Taylor McAlpin, Kaitlyn Pagano; Standing: Claire Elliott, Chase Stiglets, Aaliyah Lassabe, Jessica Dienes.

EAST HANCOCK HOLDS SUCCESSFUL SPRING FOOD DRIVE By Kathryn Larsen, Food Drive Chairman Knowing that children and their families are hungry year-round, the very generous families of East Hancock Elementary pulled together to gather 1,645 pounds of food and other supplies. Traditionally we call this a Food Fight, but this drive we changed the emphasis to Hunger Games, because hunger isn’t a game. Two local business offered support to the Hunger Games by donating prizes for classes who brought in the most donated items. Between K, 1, and 2nd grades, Mrs. Cindy Ladner’s 1st grade class brought in the most donated items; 222. This class was given a pizza party by Domino’s. A big yummy thanks to them. Between 3, 4, 5th grades, Ms. Maurigi’s class brought in the most donated items, 912. This class was given a bowling passes by Park Ten Lanes. A huge thanks to you! During the drive, children learn civic responsibility to help others. This is a very strong theme school wide this year. Because East Hancock Elementary has such successful

food drives, Hancock County Food Pantry has featured the food drive and photos on their web site. Individuals can always donate directly to the food pantry or organize their own drive. The Hancock County Food Pantry was established in 1986 by area churches and has provided free food for over 256,000 individuals from over 105,000 families since then. Hancock County Food Pantry is a state chartered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with over 100 volunteers, and no paid staff. The Pantry’s one and only mission is to provide food and personal hygiene products for low income families who have an immediate “crisis or emergency” need for assistance.

ST. THOMAS E. C. W. END-OF-YEAR TEA By Trish Shane The Episcopal Christian Women of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Diamondhead hosted a formal tea on Saturday, May 5, in the home of Harold and Linda Dawley of Diamondhead. The theme for the tea was “Hats Off to Mom”. The attire for the tea followed the theme with over 40 ladies and young girls of all ages donning hats, gloves, tea dresses, and pearls. The Dawley home was decorated with lovely hat arrangements, the tables with collectible antique china tea cups, serving plates and lace tablecloths. The floral centerpieces for the tables were arranged by member Mary Ann McRae. Guests were greeted by member Beata Sarnowski and enjoyed music by John Hester’s Jazz Trio. Tea sandwiches, chicken salad, deviled eggs, petit fours, chocolate covered strawberries, tarts, scones and crumpets were served by the members’ sons and grandsons. A selection of teas, punch and champagne was served by members’ husbands, waiters in tuxedo Dean Shrable, Harold Dawley and Don Patecek. Gary Wiley volunteered to organize the kitchen activities for the event. Prizes were given for the “Best Hat,” “Guest from the Greatest Distance” and “Member with the Most Guests.” It was a delightful afternoon for all participants. The St. Thomas E.E.W. President, Betty Patecek welcomes anyone interested in joining to attend our bi-monthly meetings at St. Thomas beginning in September on the 8th at 9:30 in the morning.

Kathryn Larsen – Treasurer, Trish Shane – Vice president, Linda Dawley – member and hostess, and Betty Patecek – President.


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Candidates in POA election PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

JOHN G. FLETCHER

CRAIG HARVEY

KAREN RICE

Past DPOA President, Treasurer, and Ex-Officio. My plan B for Diamondhead Corporation in 2020 is a Business plan similar to other Corporations where sub units are spun off. Then we would have a separate Country Club, Yacht Club, Recreation Club, Tennis Club, and John Fletcher Airport Club. Each unit would then be supported by their members’ dues and usage would be limited to members only. Those that don’t wish to participate can opt out. Also I want open, streamed board meetings with member voting required for major projects. I will represent the members not the Board of Directors. Please vote for me.

Craig Harvey, a USMC veteran, holds a degree in Business and a degree in Environmental Science. Craig was named the 2006 SBA Mississippi Small Business Person of the Year. In 2014 Craig was elected as Director on the POA Board. He has had perfect attendance at board meetings and Craig Harvey served on nearly every committee. His business acumen has been a consistent driver in improving POA business procedures and the POA “bottom line” leading to reduced dues without compromising the quality and availability of the amenities. He has been an adamant supporter of youth recreation as well as mainstream amenities.

Please elect me as your POA board secretary. I will ensure that you, the members, are represented fairly and have access to the information we are all entitled to share. There is much work to be done as 2020 approaches. It is vital that everyone has a voice in planning the fate of our amenities. After my 20-year Karen Rice teaching career, my husband and I moved to Diamondhead. I enjoy serving in leadership roles in organizations including: Diamondhead Community Church, The Krewe of Diamondhead, PEO Ch. Q, and Keep Diamondhead Beautiful. I am excited to be part of a team that will successfully plan for the years ahead!

ROBERT MARTHOUSE

CARL NECAISE

NANCY SISLOW

Diamondhead is approaching a critical turning point in 2020. I want to lead a new team of united members, from all walks of life in our community, working together for everyone’s benefit. The amenities belong to us all. Input is critical from our long-time residents and our growing Robert Marthouse number of families with children. I commit to opening our board meetings and sharing information in a timely fashion. As a successful business leader, I’ve learned that building consensus leads to success. Along with my wife and children, I feel blessed to live here. I’m looking forward to serving as your president.

I am Carl Necaise and want to serve as your POA Vice President. With the possible expiration of the covenants, the board and the members must work together in an honest manner to preserve our amenities. Together, we can find a solution. Being a former city councilman in Terry, Carl Necaise MS., I understand the importance of open meetings and communicating with my constituents. Currently, I serve as the President of the Diamondhead Lions Club and chairman of the annual dog show. I enjoy being a member of Fin and Feather. I ask for your vote and look forward to working with you to build a bright future for our wonderful community.

Nancy Sislow and husband, Tom, have been residents since 2010. Nancy is an RN, with a Master’s Degree and leadership experience as a hospital Chief Nursing Officer. She is the current president of DWGAN and holds membership in PEO – a Nancy Sislow professional women’s organization. Her purpose for running is to serve the property owners by participating in Board decisions to support the POA Charter, assuring cost-effective management of the amenities in the process. Based on her past record as Secretary in 2012-2014 and 2017-2018, she brings an understanding of the role of the Board, leadership and solid secretarial skills to the Board of Directors.


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TREASURER WILLIAM HATCHETT William Hatchett, President of Hammer, Inc., a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, holds a BS Petroleum Engineering degree from LSU. Hammer currently operates and maintains bulk fuel facilities at various US military installations in four states. As President of a small business I wear many hats and have many responsibilities, including accounting, payroll, HR, regulatory compliance, etc. I even clean the restroom! Having spent ten years here in Diamondhead I have decided to volunteer my services to assist this wonderful com-

munity during this time of transition. I am a fiscal conservative and support our wonderful amenities.

KAREN RAYNER I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Accounting and my future goal is to be a CMA. I have been a small business owner several times as well as currently serve in management for a multi-national company with 35 plus employees. My goals for the POA office I seek is to create budgets that are realistic and practical. In addition I feel we need

to address the overhead and current spending to create such future budgets that will allow our amenities to be properly maintained as well as serve our residents. Honesty, Integrity and Positive Change.

Karen Rayner

DIRECTOR GARY BECKER Objective: I first lived in Diamondhead from 19892001. My children grew up here. We returned in 2015 when I retired. I have no agenda other than to preserve what we have, and work toward the future. The next four years are critical for Diamondhead, and my accounting and planning skills should prove useful. Professional Experience Includes Frank Crum, Inc./ Frank Winston Grum Insurance Internal Auditor/Compliance/Accounting Manager Ad-Vantage Mailing Services - Owner Education/Military Aloysius High School, LSUNO, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Personal: Married to Brigitte Becker, 3 Children - 3 Grandchildren Hobbies include Fishing and Golf

DONALD CREDEUR My Goals: Open, Live Streamed

Gary Becker

Meetings and Workshops Perform a Forensic Audit on Each Amenity So We Can Fix What May Be Broken Look at All On-Going and Proposed Capital Projects Hire a Professional Firm NOW to Develop a Plan/ Recommendation for All The Amentias For When Our Phase 1 Covenants Expire in June, 2020 My Background: Spent 45 Years in the Oilfield Managed >$200 MM Budget and >300 People Member of SPE, AADE and API

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ERIC NOLAN I was raised in Diamondhead. I have enjoyed this community for over 42 years. My wife, Janell Nolan, and I have chosen to raise our family here. Our family with our three kids, Alex, Elliott and Ella, are closely tied to the community and do what we can to make it better. I have always been very civic minded and always looking to improve the quality of life in our community. I have worked for the City of Biloxi in the Community Development Department

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for 24 years and would welcome the opportunity to help make Diamondhead the best it can be.

STEWART NUTTING I am running to serve as a director on the next POA Board because I love our community. As a POA director after Katrina from 2006-10, I worked to rebuild our amenities. My voting record will show that I advocated for all of them. My experience as a team builder is vital as we face the possible expiration of the covenants in 2020. I also think Diamondhead needs a dog

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Donald Silcio Jr.

park and would love to bring this “pet” project to fruition! I am blessed to be the single father of three daughters whom I raised here. I ask for your vote and pledge to represent all of you faithfully.

ities, Splash pad, New football/soccer fields, Improved baseball fields, East Rec playground enhancements, North Rec playground, Holiday Village playground (in progress) If re-elected: Work to maintain and improve amenities, Streamline operations, Support open meetings and transparency, Welcome member input, Work with city officials

DONALD SILCIO, JR. 12-year resident, Local business owner, Current director, Recreation committee chairman, Married with 3 children, Youth sports coach, Involved in local charities Accomplishments Increased youth programs and family recreational amenities, Refurbished all pools and facil-


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CLUBS MOD BRIDGE By Gerry Baden Our final day of Marathon was held at the Country Club on April 9th. Winners for the year are as follows: 1st – Carrie Perkins and Helen Robles, 2nd – Frankie McCarthy and Nancy Yarbrough, 3rd – Barbara Miller and Barbara Watkins and 4th – Carole Hare and Amy Swint. This group meets on the second Monday of the month beginning in September and supports P.E.O. If you are interested in playing, contact Gerry Baden at 255-1886 or Frankie McCarthy at 255-1592.

DIAMONDHEAD WOMEN’S CLUB Glitzy Girlz 2018 By Sue W. Foster The Diamondhead Women’s Club annual fundraiser, Glitzy Girlz, held on April 17 was a HUGE success!!!! This event benefits three worthy charities—Pink Hearts Funds, Pride with a Purpose, and Hancock County Food Pantry—and raised

The Diamondhead Women’s Club annual fundraiser, Glitzy Girlz, was held on April 17.

June Curtin, Co-Chairs Sara Schulze and Cassandra Godbold, and President Terrie Ledbetter.

well over $16,300 which will be awarded at the October meeting. Over 175 costumed ladies were in attendance and included the one and only Marilyn Monroe and several reallife Barbie dolls, among many other original and creative get-ups including

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group costumes. Many lovely and unique items were donated by local artists and individuals and fostered fierce bidding in a live auction that was the culmination of the evening of food, fun, and frivolity. Auctioneers Mary Mizell and Teresa Ertel kept the bidding going at an entertaining and energetic pace! Congratulations, K-du’s, and many thanks for their hard work go to Co-Chairs Cassandra Godbold and Sara Garcia Schulze for leading this worthwhile and well-organized event. Best Individual costume award went to a delightfully “Mod” 60’s era Jan Wiley and Best Group was awarded to Dr. Tuli’s Table, whose attire was complete with pink feather boas, and pink flamingo eye glasses. Featured artists and Live Auction Donors included Sylvia Corban, Barbara Dauterive, Susan Hightower, Cassandra Godbold, Tim and Kelly Kennedy, Carol Lilly, Jan Menker, Barbara Quebedeaux, Jan Wiley, Selina Rhodes and others—apologies in advance for anyone not mentioned! We couldn’t have done it without ALL of you!!!! Music

was provided by Ronnie Hammons for dancing ‘til dawn (or a more reasonable facsimile thereof….) and was enjoyed by all. Special thanks to the Diamondhead Country Club for providing the ballroom, a delicious buffet, and gift certificates for golf and dinners. Numerous local businesses and individuals pitched in with an amazing array of donations for everything including wine, resort vacations, English riding lessons, gift baskets, boat trips, pottery, artwork, clothing and jewelry, dinners, bowling, stained glass, artsy silver boots— you name it—it was offered and could be yours if you were the highest bidder! Centerpieces on each table were also available for bidding and were all made and donated by members. The entire Diamondhead Women’s Club organization worked together for months to help make this one of the most successful fund-raising efforts on the Gulf Coast. The next fundraiser for the DWC will be a Sip and Dip (light dinner and wine included) taught by Sylvia Corbin to be held on Tuesday, June 26 from 6p.m.-9p.m. at the Community Center. In September, the program for the regular meeting will be a fashion show! The DWC meets the first Wednesday of each month (except during the summer) at the Diamondhead Country Club. If you are interested in joining or purchasing

tickets to the Sip and Dip, contact 732.688.3456, 404.295.4261, or visit the DWC Facebook page.

DIAMONDHEAD GARDEN CLUB The final meeting of the Garden Club was held on May 23rd. The club does not meet during the summer months, but will return in September with a new schedule of informative programs. Mark your calendar for next meeting on September 19th at the Diamondhead Country Club.

DIAMONDHEAD NEWCOMERS Diamondhead Newcomers say Surfs Up! Newcomers Beach Party Luncheon was a blast! The members gathered together on May 11 at the Diamondhead Country Club. The group said farewell to the 2017-2018 season in true Newcomers fashion with laughter, fun and a few prizes. Everyone was dressed in their beachiest attire which of course match the super fun and colorful tablescapes created by the talented Maggie Craig. Many of the clubs at members boasted about how awesome this season has been, but don’t be sad the club will be back in action on September 14th. For now the we must say farewell to the ladies that lunch! The groups themed luncheons are held September through May on

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newcomersclub. Current and New members please send checks for the yearly dues and lunch reservation funds to Diamondhead Newcomers, P. O. Box 6436, Diamondhead, MS 39525.

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Newcomers Beach Party Luncheon was held on May 11 at the Diamondhead Country Club.

Clubs CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 18 the second Friday of every month at the Diamondhead Country Club. The

dues are $20 a year, and $15 per each luncheon. So, if you are interested in having fun join the Newcomers Club! For any club information or to register

for a luncheon, please call Roxanne Worak 504-220-7641 or check out the clubs Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ diamondhead

By Lou Ertel & Marshall Kyger The Diamondhead Wine Club is dedicated to the exploration and enjoyment of wine. At each monthly tasting, we sample at least 6 different wines and learn a little about their history and origins. The Club is open to any who are interested in enjoying and learning about wine. Join us at our upcoming tastings:

THURSDAY, JUNE 21ST – 7:00 at the Club – SOUTH OF NAPA Areas of California South of Napa and Sonoma produce a lot of great wine. Think Lodi, the Livermore Valley, the Santa Lucia Highlands and the rest of Monterey County, Paso Robles, the Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara and Temecula. You get the idea. You can expect a couple of luscious whites and certainly some big reds, and, well, let’s see what we come up with! Join us for our final tasting of the season before our summer hiatus. Cost is $35 for DWC members and $45 for nonmembers. Please make reservations by mailing your check payable to DWC to P. O. Box 6523,

Diamondhead, MS 39525 or by emailing Lou at louertel@aol.com or Marshall at mekygs@cableone.net.

LADIES BRIDGE PARTY CLUB JUNE PARTY The date for our June party is Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Country Club. Arrival time is 9:15 and we shall begin playing bridge at 9:30. The Chairman of this party is. Frankie McCarthy and Helen Robles is the Co-Chairman. Dot Hoskins is a committee member. Please make your reservations by June 15 if you did not do so at the May party. Please cancel if you are unable to attend. You can call Helen

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OUR PATIENTS INSPIRE US June is National Cancer Survivor Month and The Medical Oncology Group would like to celebrate all of our patients who have successfully fought or are in the process of fighting their disease. We hope that you are as much of an INSPIRATION to those recently diagnosed as you are to us. To learn more about this special committment to our patients, referring providers and community, call 228.575.1234 or visit TheMedicalOncologyGroup.com Pamela Tuli, M.D.

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Gay Young, Pris Williams and Helen Robles with Jane Pace (seated).

Parties CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 20 at 255-5238 or Frankie at 255-1592 to reserve or cancel your reservation. The winners at the April party were Helen Robles First Place, Gay Young Second Place, and Pris Williams Third Place. Our

special prize went to Jane Pace. Diamondhead residents interested in becoming members should contact Terre Settle at 255-9892 or Gay Young at 255-1528.

FRIDAY MORNING LINE DANCERS Lessons and dancing are

held from 10:00 - 11:00 am on Fridays at the Diamondhead Community Center. Everybody is welcome. Bring suggestions for new dances you want to learn or favorites you already know. Great exercise, great fun and FREE. For details or cancellations see our web site: https://sites.google.com/ site/getmoving12345678/

DIAMONDHEAD DUPLICATE BRIDGE NEWS Mark it on your Calendar!!! Learn to Play Bridge in One Easy Morning will happen on July 28. Janelle Kunelles will present this fun and easy way to start playing bridge. The fun will start at 9:00 and lunch will be provided at the end

of the morning. Best of all, IT’S FREE!!! You can come by yourself or bring a friend. In fact, bring your whole family. If you have a question, don’t hesitate to call Janelle Kunellis 228 234 1343. The Diamondhead Duplicate Bridge Club meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the Diamondhead United Methodist Church. All bridge players are welcome. If you have a question or need a partner, don’t hesitate to call Janelle Kunellis 228 234 1343. The club’s website is http://www.bridge club.ms/ Our winners in April were: Monday, April 2: 1st Pat & Jonny Roberts Monday, April 9: 1st N-S

Lesly White & Joan Schenck 1st E-W Barbara McCann & Alice Ladner Monday, April 16: 1st Joan Schenck & Daryl Fisher Monday, April 23: 1st Lesly White & Joan Schenck 1st E-W Caroline Fisher & Alice Ladner Monday, April 30: 1st Arun Limaye & Bobo Shearer Wednesday, April 4: 1st N-S Marie Picou & Janelle Kunelles 1st E-W Cynthia Allen & ChiChi Tucker Wednesday, April 11: 1st N-S Connie Caffery & Susan Sommer 1st E-W LaWayne Eberhart & Bob Reich Wednesday, April 18: 1st N-S Connie Caffery & LaWayne Eberhart 1st E-W Jonny & Pat Roberts Wednesday, April 25: 1st

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Suzanne Sommer & LaWayne Eberhart1st E-W Don Hopes & Cynthia Allen Friday, April 6: 1st N-S Lesly White & Joan Schenck 1st E-W Jim Bottom & Linda Denechaud Friday, April 13: 1st N-S Lesly White & Joan Schenck 1st E-W Sharyn Mann & Mike Kayes Friday, April 20: 1st Joan Schenck & Daryl Fisher 1st E-W Ray Badgett & Terry Sullivan Friday, April 27: 1st N-S Joan Schenck & Lesly White 1st E-W Charles Massey & Bob Reich

KREWE OF OLYMPUS Haven’t been to a toga party since college?? You missed a great one! The

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Ready your bibs for:

LOBSTER NIGHT JUNE 14! DON'T FORGET YOUR BIG APPETITE

“It’s nice to know the services you need are right here, close to home.” – Billy P., Kiln At Ochsner Medical Center – Hancock, you have access to a broad spectrum of healthcare services right in Bay St. Louis and Diamondhead. We offer convenient and comprehensive care that you can trust.

Family Medicine We’re here for you and your loved ones when you need a check-up, immunizations and treatment for illness and other health conditions. Specialized Care Our specialists in oncology, podiatry, bariatrics, urology, wound care and orthopedics are available to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. Emergency Room When the unexpected happens, we are ready 24/7.

1.5# Lobsters Flown in from Maine! Includes new potatoes, corn, salad, clam chowder & lemon squares $31.95 per person purchase your tickets by Mon., June 11 in the country club office.  

The Krewe of Olympus held their annual event on Saturday, March 24, at the Diamondhead Country Club.

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Events CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 21 Diamondhead Lions Club Announces Winners of 2nd Annual Dog Show

Remi a White Standard Poodle owned by Gary & Amanda Schwandt of Diamondhead

Annie a Poodle/Pekingese Mix owned by Cathy Bennett of Diamondhead

The winners of the 2nd Annual Diamondhead Lions Club Dog Show are in!

To schedule an appointment, call 228.641.0944 or visit ochsner.org/appointment.

The overall winner (Best of Show) in the Pure Bred class was Remi, a White Standard Poodle owned Gary and Amanda Schwandt of Diamondhead. The Best of Show in the Mixed Breed Class was Annie, a Poodle/Pekingese Mix owned by Cathy Bennett of Diamondhead. Each best of show dog was given an award certificate and a $100 cash card. There were winners in the 9 categories of judging for both Pure Bred and Mixed Breed classes. The winner of each category was given an award certficate and a $25 cash card. The winners in each category are given below.

Pure Bred Winners Best Male-Felix-owned by Meaghan Knight Best Female-Annie-owned by Judi Brannan Cutest Male-Rolo-owned by Roseann Burk Cutest Female-Sally-owned by Yvonne Luck Smallest Dog-Jessa-owned by Pam Ware Best Costume - Mollie -owned by Mary Mitchell Most Unusual -Garbo -owned by Becky Spaulding Largest Dog-Remi-owned by Gary and Amanda Schwandt Oldest Dog - Cotton-owned by Susan Joyce 15yrs old Honorable Mention-Gunner-owned by Harleigh Bennett

Krewe of Olympus held this annual event on Saturday, March 24, at the Diamondhead Country Club. The evening started with cocktails and dancing to the music of Johnny Fung’s band, who even dressed for the occasion. The club staff once again provided an excellent dinner — caprese salad, herbed chicken breast with champagne sauce, vegetable medley with pasta, and for dessert, vanilla ice cream with salted caramel sauce and an Italian cookie. Sumptuous, as usual! Johnny’s group played a great variety of dance

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june 1 Blackened Redfish adorned with three scallops topped with a lime hollandaise 25 95 or Breast of Chicken stuffed with shrimp and crawfish Topped with a Cajun cream sauce 22 95 june 8 Sea Trout topped with a crab cake style stuffing with shrimp and a cardinal sauce 24 95 OR Seven Shrimp sauteed with artichoke hearts spinach red and green peppers covered with a parmesan sauce in a bowl of fettuccini 24 95 .

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Music CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 22 music for the rest of the evening, much to the pleasure of all. A beautiful photo op was presented by Betty Maxwell, president of the Krewe and decorator extraordinaire, featuring the Krewe banner banked by white columns of sparkling white lights. Many took advantage of this unusual opportunity to capture their toga moment! The tables were beautifully simple, with Greek columns filled with bright red azaleas and tiny white lights. The royalty table also featured Greek columns but these were decorated with trailing vines of ivy, white lights, and crowns of gold and silver. Two stone lions sat atop columns before the stage.

June 16 Cajun Chicken Pasta with blackened chicken, Tasso, peppers & onions over pasta with a Cajun cream sauce

June 23 Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya with potato salad and garlic bread

June 30 Beef Enchiladas with Spanish rice and refried beans Diamondhead Country Club 228 255-2918 • www.diamondheadms.org

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A lovely evening The Krewe of Olympus is a small one by design, insuring that members get to know everyone and there is ample room to move about the ballroom. We would love to have you join us-contact Krewe President Betty Maxwell at 255-1172 for more membership information. Krewe of Olympus Secretary, Mary Alice Sierveld.

The Krewe of Olympus held their annual event on Saturday, March 24, at the Diamondhead Country Club.

BLUEBERRIES Pick Your Own. $8.00 per gallon. TENTATIVE 2018 dates: June 2 – 30, 2018: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 7am-12noon and 4pm-7pm. For actual dates, directions, details go to website dannemannms.net

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SPORTS

These are the results for the following play days. The weather has been good.

DMGA By Ernie Knobloch In the two ABCD 2 BEST BALLS formats played since the last article, some excellent team scores were recorded. Tom O’Connel, Tony Plamature, Fred Richoux and Bill Roofner posted a -29 followed closely by Ray Badgett, Mark Chadwick, Marty Herndon and Renny Pangan with a -27. The POINTS ABCD format included a team score of +28 shot by Gene Demedicis, Bob Gregoire, Marty Herndon plus a Ghost. The team of Char-

les Baerson, Harold Garrett, Tom O’Connell and Dave Stein followed close behind with a +25. In the SHAMBLE format an almost unbelievable score of -54 was posted by Charles Bearson, Roger Marquez, Tom O’Connell and Fred Richoux. The second place team composed of Lou Jann, Al mast, Renny Pangan and Don Perkins recorded a -43, a team score that would be the overall winner on most days. The MIXED BAG format resulted in a leading score of -28 shot by Marty Herndon, Dennis Laumann,

TENNIS WORLD, JUNE 2018 By Steve Garman, Director of Tennis Join us for our next tournament The Gulf Coast State Mixed Doubles, June 15-17. Singles plus Men’s and Women’s Doubles are offered. Need a partner? Call Tennis World at 228 255-5030 and we will match you up.

JUNIOR SUMMER CAMPS Sign your child or grandchild up today for one of our week-long summer Tennis Camps! Great fun for children ages 6-15

Paul Painter and Roger S. Smith followed by Ray Badgett, Bernie Breen, Durell Pellegrin and Fred Richoux with a -27. Re-read the above three paragraphs and count how many times some of the individuals were on the winning team last month. Interesting! In the Closest to the Pin completion last month both Mike Cavataio and Tom O’Connell won twice. The Top Ten money winners so far are Ton O’Connell, Tony Palmature, Gene Demedicis,

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while learning a lifetime sport. Six sessions offered Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. For more information check out the flyer on our website (www.diamondheadms.org) or Facebook page.

MIXED DOUBLES LEAGUES We have seven teams competing this Summer Season in the Gulf Coast League. If you are not yet on a team and would like to play, please call us at 228 255-5030.

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Best 9 of our 18 Flight 2 1 Becky Stritzel

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Birdies Cathy Weber Kathy Bell Cassandra Godbold Becky Stritzel

C.T.P. #2-Cathy Weber #6-Kathy Bell #13-Becky Stritzel

Chip-Ins Claudine Holmes Lottie Williams Betty Bowen Margaret Papaleo

Playdate April 19 First Flight 1 Stritzel/Weber Birdies Becky Stritzel Terri Woolbright (2)

Ga e of 6’s Flight 2 1 Woolbright/Fried C.T.P. #7-Beverly Cox #4-Terri Woolbright #13- Margaret Papaleo #17-Becky Stritzel

Playdate April 26 Flight 1 1 Vicki Stein 2 Betty Bowen

Aloha Tournament Flight 2 1 Becky Stritzel 2 Terrie Garrett

Birdies Jodie Crosby Dianne Ackerman Patty Hourin

C.T.P. #4-Ok Sang Hall #7-Dianne Ackerman #13-Dianne Ackerman #17-Cassandra Godbold

Playdate May 3 Winner overall net - JJ Skinner Flight 1 1 Cassandra Godbold 2 (Tie) Vicki Stein/ Dianne Ackerman Georgeann Luxion

Trophy Day

Birdies Jo Webre Rita Durham

C.T.P. #4/#7-Rita Durham #13-Terri Garrrett #17-Cathy Weber

Playdate May 10 First Place team Ok Sang Hall, Joanne Fried, Colleen Jones, JJ Skinner

Best Balls and on par ’s Second place Team Lottie wlliams, Terri Woolbright, Marion Wideman, Margaret Papaleo C.T.P. #2-Lottie Williams #6-Vicki Stein #13 Phyllis Lilley #15-Terry Woolbright

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Flight 2 1 Rita Durham 2 Jo Webre

Birdies Jo Weber

Chip-Ins #3-Rita Durham

Flight 3 1 Carol Kirschenbaum 2 Joanne Fried/Beverly Cox (Tied) Chip-Ins Vicki Stein Cathy Weber Joanne Fried

Flight 3 1 Bev Cox 2 Patty Hourin

Chip-Ins Joanne Fried JJ Skinner Patty Hourin

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Sports CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 24 Marty Herndon, Bernie Breen, Charles Baerson, Ron Rech, Mike Cavataio, Bob Gregoire and Dennis Laumann If you’ve played golf for a while you know that there are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of “game improvement” products on the market. I recently read about one that I have not heard about before. This IS NOT an endorsement, just an FYI. The product is “Golf Gum.” Yes, that’s correct! Supposedly The National Institute of Health and an Auburn University study have shown that a moderate

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dose of caffeine and chewing gum before and during a round of golf improves your performance, reduces fatigue and shaves two strokes off the average handicap. “Golf Gum” is listed as containing gum, B vitamins, a liquid core of 80 mg natural caffeine from green coffee beans and a Spearmint flavor. Remember, this is just an FYI, not an endorsement.

DWGAN GOLFING NEWS FROM APRIL 2018 By Shirley Halterman Slowly, but surely, Spring is arriving in Diamondhead, Mississippi. And, as golfers, we are all very grateful. We did have

some rain (actually a bunch of rain at one point), but we still were able to get in four Tuesday mornings of golf. Yea! Our first event for the month was our Annual Scotch Doubles (sometimes affectionately referred to as The Divorce Open). This title comes from the fact that most of us play this event with our spouses, and if the day does not go well — you can imagine some of the ensuing discussions at the luncheon following the match. We were delighted to have 13 teams scheduled to play. Our winners for this event were as follows: LOW

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Supplies Needed: Pack lunch daily (except Pizza Party Fridays). Tennis shoes required. Bathing suit, sunscreen, towel, bug spray, etc. Loaner tennis rackets available. Do not need to be a Diamondhead resident or Tennis World member to participate! 228 255-5030 dhtennisworld@cableone.net www.diamondheadms.org

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Please indicate session(s): Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Child_________________________________________________________________________________ Age______________________ Child_________________________________________________________________________________ Age______________________ Parent/Guardian Name_____________________________________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________City_________________State__________Zip___________Phone______ Cell Phone______________________________________Email___________________________________________________________ In Emergency Contact______________________________________________________________________________________________ Tennis Level (circle) Beginner Intermediate Advanced I hereby grant permission for my son or daughter to be photographed and/or videotaped by Diamondhead Country Club, Golf, Tennis & POA in conjunction with activities associated with Tennis Summer Camp. I hereby grant the POA permission to use my child's likeness in any and all of its publications, including websites, without payment or any other consideration. I expressly and forever discharge the Diamondhead POA and any of its authorized agents any and all claims and demands of any kind whatsoever in relation to, or arising out of, the image. I also don’t hold the Diamondhead POA/Tennis World responsible for injury that may occur due to my child’s participation in Tennis World Summer Camp. __________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________ Parent/Guardian Name Signature Date

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Golf CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 25 GROSS — First Place Susie & Lenny Fontenot, Second Place - Ann & Bill Nutting, and Third Place Theresa & Eddie Mauterer. The LOW NET winners were: 1st Place - Sylvia & Al Corban, 2nd Place - Shirley & Gene Halterman, and 3rd Place - Nancy & Tom Sislow. Congrats to all, and we sure hope our guys enjoyed joining our group for the day. On the following Tuesday, April 10th, we held our yearly PAL DAY competition. Each of our members teams up with a “pal” during this round, and winners are determined by

Low Net Winners, L to R: Shirley & Gene Halterman, Al & Sylvia Corban and Nancy & Tom Sislow.

Low Gross Winners, L to R: Theresa & Eddie Mauterer, Susie & Lenny Fontenot and Ann & Bill Nutting.

combined scores minus handicaps. This year’s winners were: 1st Place Carol Laux & Rachel Stewart, 2nd Place - Charlene Smuck & Pat VanDervort, and 3rd Place - Dinah Knobloch & Marsha Roberts. By the way, 3rd Place was actually won in a “score card playoff” with

Putts - Marilyn Galus. FLIGHT #2 — Low Gross Rachel Stewart, Low Net Kathy Jones and Low Putts - Judy Brannan. (Low Putts for this Flight had to be determined in a scorecard playoff as four gals came in with a score of 20 putts.) FLIGHT #3 — Low Gross Charlene Smuck, Low Net - Ruthie O’Neill and Low Putts - Jerry Ingraham. Honors for Longest Drive were as follows: First Flight

consolation applause going to the team of Jerry Ingraham & Carol Yarbrough. Good job, gals! Golf on Tuesday, April 17th, was our usual monthly Trophy Day. This month’s winners included: FLIGHT #1 — Low Gross Theresa Mauterer, Low Net - Ann Nutting and Low

AN EXCITING CHRISTIAN MINISTRY WITH CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP!

- Marilyn Galus, Second Flight - Marsha Roberts and Third Flight - Charlene Smuck. Closest-tothe-Pin accolades went to Theresa Mauterer in Flight 1, Beryl Laird in Flight 2 and Carol Wyrosdick in Flight 3. On the final Tuesday, April 24th, our game was a Scramble plus Free Throw. During this event, teams of four play a normal Scramble format except that at

any one point in the round the team can choose to actually “Throw” the ball rather than hit it with a golf club. Sometimes this works to their advantage and sometimes it backfires. The teams that apparently put this free throw to good use were our winners: 1st Place Team - Judi Brannon, Marilyn Galus, Carole Griffin and Rachel Stewart; 2nd Place Team Kathy Jones, Theresa Mauterer, Darlene Park and Bonnie Rolfs ; and finally, 3rd Place Team - (a threesome playing with a ghost) Carol Lilley, Pat VanDervort and Carol Wyrosdick. Once again, we had a Score Card Playoff for 3rd Place. In addition, Renie Dack scored a Birdie on the 6th Hole. Congrats to all players.

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THURSDAY JUNE 7 2018

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NOTA BENE MARINE FELLOWSHIP DAY SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 DIAMONDHEAD, MS Honor, Courage, Camaraderie and The Fellowship Of “Once A Marine, Always A Marine” All MARINES Are Urged to Join Together on This Day Of Fellowship The Commandant, Officers, and Members of Marine Corps League L.M. McElveen Detachment 1454 are hosting a Fellowship Day for all Marines in the immediate area of Diamondhead. Food, drinks, military music by former Marine Corps bandsmen along with an ample

abundance of fellowship will be provided. Four antique Marine Corps military vehicles will be on display along with a 1937 working firetruck. Members of the Detachment include active duty and Marines who served their time representing almost all the ranks. Our Chaplin is a retired Navy Chaplain 0-6 who served with Marines. Marine Navy Chaplains and Corpsmen who have served with Marine FMF units are viewed as Marines and are urged to join us on this day of Marine fellowship On September 8, from 4 - 9 pm, Marine Fellowship will be celebrated at the Diamondhead home of a Detachment member with a large back yard and plenty of

LETTER TO THE EDITOR GOLF, CLUB LOSSES My thanks to the editor for publishing these articles. Hopefully they will benefit the membership and share knowledge of the operation of our P.O.A. With that said, I would like to address the issue of golf and club losses. Quoting Marshall Kyger, “I spent six years on the POA Board, four as president, and I know of no circumstances where the public ever pays less than a Member to play golf.” HMS is the consulting company hired during the Marshall Kyger administration. On the HMS website, a reciprocal rate of $25. is offered to non-members. It covers green fee, golf cart, range balls, etc. Additionally, during the Kyger administration DealSaver.com offered a round of golf with cart, plus a Diamondhead logo hat and a free beverage for $50. That is a fact. Many other ads offer discount golf on our cours-

es to the general public but the two examples listed above are enough to prove a point. Contrary to Marshall Kyger’s statement, ….golf operations made money last year including capital, the published POA Financial Summary for December, 2017 Net income (Net loss) for golf operations which includes the Golf Shop, Golf Course Maintenance and the Academy combined made $128,544 profit but capital expenditures for golf were 298,186 resulting in a net Loss of $169,642. Interestingly, the consulting fee for HMS is not charged to the golf course or club. The consulting fee exceeds

$60,000. Without getting too deep into financials the club reported an operating loss of $314,420 plus a capital expenditure of $233,715 in the calendar year 2017, resulting in a Loss of $548,135. These are facts taken directly from POA financials. In closing, I certainly agree with Marshall Kyger. We live in an amazing community and are blessed to have the amenities we have. Let’s all work together to keep what we have and make it better. Mario Feola Past president, VP and director with over 12 years of service to our members

room. Easy access and ample parking is available. Dress is casual. ALL MARINES are asked to join with our Detachment in this day of camaraderie to celebrate the special bond among all Marines. Spouses, children, and significant others are welcome. Semper Fi. For more information and to add your name to the list of attendees, please contact Larry Sullivan at (714) 8220220 or Larry.Sullivan_1@yahoo.com or Ron Slattery at (504) 578-1386 or RonSlattery@aol.com.


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