May 2021 Diamondhead News

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VOL. 38, NO. 05

President’s Report By Ernie Knobloch

he deadline for this article was on April 10, which means that additional things have occurred since the dead­ line. The work done in Latitude 30 Patio & Grill and the Oak Room has resulted in a significant increase in the usage of both venues. In addition, it’s obvious that there are additional residents, espe­ cially younger families, enjoying what we have to offer at the Club. Hoppy offers drop­in golf in­ structions to youngsters on some Saturday mornings and parents seem to enjoy sitting on the patio and watching their kids down below. You probably have al­ ready heard that one of our young golfers, Karstyn Altese, tied for second place in her age group in the national Drive, Chip and Putt contest. The fi­ nals were held at Augusta National Golf Course (where the Masters Tour­ nament is held) and were nationally televised. The TV announcers said at least three times that Kar­

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styn was from Diamond­ head, MS. I wonder how many people thought “Where in the heck in Diamondhead, MS?” We have several hundred participants in the Junior Golf Program. If you use Instagram, consider following The Club at Diamondhead. The POA is increasing the use of Instagram to get pictures out showing com­ munity events. Some residents have asked, “How does a mem­ ber become classified as ‘not in good standing?’ ” In the published Bylaws, Section 2.4, page 3, reads “A member in good stand­ ing is defined as a member who is not more than thirty (30) days past due in the payment of charges and/or assessments to the Corporation and who is not in violation of the declarations of Restric­ tions, Conditions, Ease­ ments, Covenant, Agree­ ments, liens and Charges etc.” Other residents have asked “What happens to a member not in good standing?” In the pub­ lished Bylaws, Section 2.5,

page 3 reads “… a member who is not in good stand­ ing shall be suspended from (I) the right to vote on such matters which may come before a mem­ bership meeting and (II) all other privileges associ­ ated with membership in the Corporation including the privilege to the com­ mon facilities of the Cor­ poration, including the golf courses, country club, marina, swimming pools and other recreational facilities.” If you’ve never played tennis, or haven’t played lately, go to the tennis facility, and speak to Matt. He’s instituting various tennis activities so that everyone can give tennis a try. Several residents have asked about specific pickle ball courts. If you have an interest in playing outside pickle ball, contact one of the POA Board members. Email addresses for all Board members can be found inside the monthly Diamondhead News. Some progress has been made in repairing the marina piers, but the pro­ cess is tied up with some

DEADLINE FOR JUNE ISSUE DHNEWS IS MAY 10TH

legal and financial issues. Hopefully, we’ll see visible progress during the next few months. By the time you read this, all of the swimming pools should be open. Reminder — you need to show your up­to­date POA ID card to enter a swim­ ming area. Have you tried your skills at the nine­hole

Frisbee layout at Twin Lakes? Similar to golf, you do have to be aware of the possibility of losing your frisbee on the holes near the water. Members in good stand­ ing can have their picture taken and then leave with their POA ID cards if they go to the concierge desk near the front door of the Club.

The desk is open during normal business hours plus Saturday mornings. Hope to see you at one of the many POA functions and/or amenity areas. Please take a minute to visit our new websites. We hope you will bookmark them and visit often: www.theclubatdiamond head.com www.diamondheadms.org

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7610 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, MS 39525

The Diamondhead News is the ONLY official voice of the Diamondhead Country Club and Property Owners Association, Inc. As such, it is solely responsible for its content. The Diamondhead Property Owners Association, Inc. will maintain sole control of the editorial content. A monthly publication by the Diamondhead P.O.A.; offices are located at 7610 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, MS 39525 Email dhnews@cableone.net Telephone 228-332-2282 Editor Karen Flores Gulf Publishing Co., Inc., the publisher of the Sun Herald will be responsible for production, printing, advertising and distribution (by mail) of The Diamondhead News. For advertising information, call Derrick Ivy at (228) 896-2415 or email divy@sunherald.com.

POA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ernie Knobloch, President Gerald Gillen, Vice President Nancy Sislow, Secretary Karen Rayner, Treasurer Bob Marthouse, Ex-Officio Gary Becker, Director Teresa Ertel, Director Ron James, Director Stewart Nutting, Director Lloyd Ramirez, Jr., Director Dennis Tauzin, Director

228-255-0546 eknobloch@dhpoa.org 985-789-5984 ggillen@dhpoa.org 847-271-7474 nsislow@dhpoa.org 228-342-4462 krayner@dhpoa.org 720-273-4593 bmarthouse@dhpoa.org 813-215-2761 gbecker@dhpoa.org tertel@dhpoa.org 630-215-7996 281-851-0459 rjames@dhpoa.org 228-363-2549 251-680-3732 985-705-1326

snutting@dhpoa.org lramirez@dhpoa.org dtauzin@dhpoa.org

ASSOCIATION STAFF Greg Abadie...................................................................................... General Manager Darrion McInnis...........................................................................................Controller Sue Kinsley..............................................................Legal & Administrative Assistant Ginger Necaise .........................................Member Advocate/Covenant Enforcement Karen Flores.......................................................................................Managing Editor Chris Rahaim..........................................................................................Club Manager Chris Altese.........................................................................................Director of Golf Hoppy Smith...............................................................Director of Player Development Dan Hamman................................................................................Golf Superintendent Adam Humphrey...................................................................Facilities Superintendent Donna Goedde................................................Recreation/Tennis Club Administration Matt Garman..................................................................................Tennis Professional Ted South...............................................................................................Harbor Master Kinta Bakken..............................................................Community Center/Twin Lakes Nancy Perkins..................................................................................Sales & Marketing

EXTENSION DIRECTORY POA Office ............................................................. 255-1900 or 1-800-321-3840 Fax ......................................................................................................... 255-4296 Airport .................................................................................................. 255-0502 Facilities Maintenance ......................................................................... 255-3343 Country Club........................................................................................ 255-2918 19th Hole ............................................................................................... 255-5005 Fire District/Emergency 911/Business................................................ 255-1314 Golf Pro Shop ....................................................................................... 255-3910 Golf Tee Times ....................................................... 255-5517 or 1-800-346-8741 Marina................................................................................................... 216-6247 Personnel................................................................................... 255-1900 ex-123 Diamondhead Water & Sewer District .............................................. 255-5813 Tennis World......................................................................................... 255-5030 Waste Collection ................................................................................... 832-3144

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DIAMONDHEAD COUNTRY CLUB AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. February 15, 2021 A meeting of the Board was held at 5000 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead Mississippi. President Knobloch chaired the meeting and called it to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were President Knobloch, Vice President Gillen, Secretary Sislow, Director James, Director Tauzin, Director Nutting, Director Ramirez. Absent were Treasurer Rayner, Director Becker, Director Ertel, and Ex-Officio Marthouse. Also present were 5 members. MINUTES – Legal counsel has strongly advised the Board that the only items in the minutes should be actions that were taken by the Board. Individual comments should not be included in the minutes. A motion to amend the minutes to remove the verbiage included in the President’s Report plus the comments made during the POA Members Comments on the Agenda and on the Non-Agenda items was made by Secretary Sislow and seconded by Vice President Gillen. The motion was unanimously approved. A motion to approve the revised minutes of the 1/18/21 meeting was made by Secretary

DIAMONDHEAD COUNTRY CLUB & PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Financial Summary, March 31, 2021 Month

Revenue

Membership Dues Country Club Golf Operations Community Center Tennis Marina Pier House Airport Recreation Grounds Maint Facilities Maint Marketing Administration Totals

293,955 176,508 194,237 3,217 6,215 3,031 5,000 3,476 60 26,893 712,593

Year-to-Date

Revenue

Membership Dues Country Club Golf Operations Community Center Tennis Marina Pier House Airport Recreation Grounds Maint Facilities Maint Marketing Administration

868,954 381,189 447,733 7,471 12,442 12,819 15,000 7,708 184 99,177 1,852,677

Totals

Capital Projects

Expensed

Grounds Country Club Golf Tennis Recreation Facilities/Maintenance Administration Marina Airport Common Amenities Totals

Expense 24,297 239,148 174,641 6,520 11,854 7,432 6,755 3,467 17,578 21,726 27,719 7,412 94,491 643,041

Expense 45,806 532,037 472,800 25,217 31,770 17,824 7,944 6,970 45,269 60,895 78,583 26,668 271,584 1,623,367

Approved

Net Income (Net Loss) 269,659 (62,640) 19,595 (3,303) (5,638) (4,401) (1,755) 9 (17,518) (21,726) (27,719) (7,412) (67,598) 69,552

Net Income (Net Loss) 823,148 (150,847) (25,067) (17,747) (19,328) (5,005) 7,057 738 (45,085) (60,895) (78,583) (26,668) (172,407) 229,310

Budget 272,751 (12,455) 20,668 (3,045) (3,116) (5,304) 3,284 595 (20,150) (22,569) (28,682) (14,619) (77,447) 109,910

Budget 790,913 (45,758) (56,445) (11,626) (5,735) (9,712) (21,355) 2,020 (51,645) (67,968) (88,284) (47,486) (240,535) 146,384

Budget Variance (3,092) (50,185) (1,073) (258) (2,522) 903 (5,039) (586) 2,631 843 963 7,207 9,849 (40,358)

Dues Allocation

Budget Variance 32,235 (105,089) 31,379 (6,121) (13,593) 4,707 28,411 (1,282) 6,559 7,073 9,701 20,818 68,128 82,926

Dues Allocation

62,640 3,303 5,638 4,401 1,755 17,518 21,726 27,719 7,412 67,598 219,711

150,847 25,067 17,747 19,328 5,005 45,085 60,895 78,583 26,668 172,407 601,632

Variance

148,652 17,827 21,420

150,000 17,827 21,420

1,348 -

187,899

189,247

1,348

A/R Balance: $3,711,258

*These are preliminary financials and are subject to change due to timing of invoices received and other factors involving the matching of revenue and expenses*

Sislow and seconded by Director Nutting. The revised minutes were approved unanimously. APPROVAL/AMEND MEETING AGENDA – The agenda was approved as presented PRESENTATIONS – None PRESIDENT’S REPORT – President Knobloch read his report and requested it be spread across the minutes. PEOPLES BANK CLARIFICATION – The minutes

of the December 21, 2020 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Diamondhead Country Club and Property Owners Association, Inc, reflect that, during my President’s Report, I stated, “Peoples Bank owes $1.3 million in back dues (which is being contested).” As clarification, the Diamondhead POA and the Peoples Bank have been adversaries in a lawsuit for more than five (5) years regarding nearly 400

lots that the Bank acquired in 2015. The lawsuit was originally litigated in Hancock County Chancery Court, appealed to the Mississippi Supreme Court, and has been remanded to the Chancery Court for further proceedings. While the Diamondhead POA continues to assert that The Peoples Bank is obligated to the Diamondhead POA for membership dues in-

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CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 2 curred in an amount in excess of $1 million on just over 300 of the lots, no court has entered any judgement in any amount against the Peoples Bank and in favor of the Dia­ mondhead POA in the pending litigation. It is my intention that this clarification be spread upon the minutes of the February 15, 2021, meeting of the Board of Directors of the Diamondhead County Club and Property Owners Association, Inc. Ernie Knobloch

COMMITTEE REPORTS – None GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT – None UNFINISHED BUSINESS – Motion to approve a directed audit of POA financials – tabled due to Treasurer Rayner’s ab­ sence CONSENT AGENDA – None REGULAR AGENDA – 2021-06 ­ Motion to approve the rebranded names and logos for the Diamondhead Country Club (The Club at Dia­ mondhead), the 19th Hole

(Latitude 30 Patio and Grill), the quiet dining area (The Oak Room) and Tennis World (The Tennis Club at Diamondhead) was made by Director Tauzin and seconded by Vice President Gillen. A motion was made to vote on each item individually by Director James and seconded by Secretary Sislow. The motion passed unanimously. A motion was made by Director Tauzin and sec­ onded by Director James to rename the Diamond­ head Country Club as The Club at Diamondhead. The motion passed unani­ mously. A motion was made by Vice President Gillen and seconded by Director Nutting to rename the 19th Hole as Latitude 30 Patio and Grill. President Kno­ bloch, Vice President Gil­ len, Secretary Sislow, Di­ rector Tauzin, Director Nutting, and Director Ramirez voted for the motion. Director James voted against the motion. The motion passed. A motion was made by Director Tauzin and sec­

onded by Director Ramirez to rename the quiet dining area as The Oak Room. The motion passed unani­ mously. A motion was made by Director Tauzin and sec­ onded by Director James to rename Tennis World as The Tennis Club at Dia­ mondhead. The motion passed unanimously. A motion was made by Director Tauzin and sec­ onded by Secretary Sislow to approve all the logos including the Oak Room logo with the flat end. The motion passed unani­ mously. 2021-07 ­ Motion to approve selected bid for the flooring for the Grill remodel was made by Director Tauzin and sec­ onded by Director James. The motion passed unani­ mously. 2021-08 ­ Motion to allow a member to ad­ vertise for a specific func­ tion on the POA’s two electronic signs was made by Director Nutting and seconded by Director Ramirez. The motion failed. NEXT MEETING – The

2021 VIOLATIONS AND COMPLIANCE 204 VIOLATIONS YEAR-TO-DATE WITH 190 BROUGHT INTO COMPLIANCE April Violations/ Complaints – 48 8 – Boats 6 – Political signs

CHURCHES SERVING THE DIAMONDHEAD COMMUNITY ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH 5303 Diamondhead Cir. Diamondhead, MS 39525-3203 (228) 255-9213 mail@stthomasdiamondhead.org WORSHIP TIMES Sunday 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist Sunday 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist

5 – RV/Campers 2 – Animal loose/noise 5 – Utility trailers 9 – Vehicles parked in yard 9 – Appearance of property 1 – Un-permitted structure 2 – Real estate signs 1 – Inoperable vehicle 48 – Received notification letter (30 days to comply) 34 – In compliance 14 – Pending Submitted by Ginger Necaise Member Advocate/Covenant Enforcement

next scheduled meeting of the POA Board will be the required Open Meeting Friday, March 19, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the Diamondhead City Hall. ADJOURN – A motion was made by Director Tauzin and seconded by Director Ramirez to ad­ journ the meeting. The meeting adjourned at 6:27 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Nancy Sislow POA Board Secretary Approved on 3/19/20

DIAMONDHEAD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5305 Noma Dr. (228) 255-6888 www.diamondhead-umc.org WORSHIP We will continue to worship online together via Facebook Live and YouTube. Also, continue to join us on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. on Facebook Live for conversation and interaction while we worship to­ gether. Weekday Prayer: The sanctuary will continue to be open from 9 a.m.­noon Monday through Friday for our congregation to come inside to pray. Wednesday night Zoom Prayer meeting is 6:30 p.m. We hope to begin new small group opportunities either via Zoom or smaller groups where we can physically distance. If you would like to be a part of a Bible Study or a Discipleship Group, email us and let us know if you’d prefer Zoom or in­person.

DIAMONDHEAD COMMUNITY CHURCH 5301 Diamondhead Circle (228) 255-5556 dhcommunitychurch.org SPECIAL NOTICE Little School, our pre­ school for children ages 3 and 4, is taking regis­ trations for the fall ses­ sion, which begins the Tuesday after Labor Day. School hours are from 9 a.m.­noon, Monday through Friday. The 3­year­olds attend on Tuesday and Thursday and the 4­year­olds attend on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Regis­ tration forms and more information are available in the church office or by calling (228) 255­5556. Little School uses the Mississippi Early Learning Guide­ lines: A complete curriculum for 3­ and 4­year­olds

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Community CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 4 published by Mississippi State University. Weekly schedule Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Christian Education for all ages: 9 a.m. Wednesday Evening Youth Program: 5:30 p.m.

MOST HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH www.mhtcatholic.org www.facebook.com/mosto­ lytrinityms (228) 255­1294 Daily Mass: 8 a.m. Monday­ Friday Eucharistic Adoration: 8:30 a.m.­4:30 p.m. Thursday Saturday Masses: 4 and 6 p.m. Sunday Masses: 7:30, 9:30, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Check the website, Facebook, or the bulletin for specific de­ tails for additional information. Hopefully, everyone had “The Best Lent Ever.”

JACOB’S WELL BAPTIST 29554 Vic Faye Road, Pass Christian, MS 39571 (228) 255­2555 jacobswellms@aol.com Worship times on Sundays: 8:45 a.m. Worship, 10 a.m. Sunday School, and 11 a.m. Wor­ ship

ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH 5370 Kiln­DeLisle Rd., Kiln, MS 39556 (228) 255­1800 www.annunciationkiln.com Worship times Masses: Saturday Vigil 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; Weekday 8 a.m. (Chapel) Sacrament of Reconciliation: 3­3:45 p.m. Saturday; 9:45­10:15 a.m. Sunday, and other times by appointment.

Adoration: 8:30 a.m.­8 p.m. Tuesday; 8:30­9:30 a.m. Friday.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE PINES 309 Highway 90, Waveland, MS 39576 Pastor Brock Cain Services are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. All members and visitors are currently asked to wear masks. Every Wednesday we offer Bible study at 1 p.m. For details about special serv­ ices or to contact the pastor call

newsletter and on the library website. Did you know there are books that don’t require checkout available at our library? They are absolutely free and are on carts outside the front door. You just choose what you want and drive away, but why not come in and see all that we have? There are many more options inside through regular checkout and through a small book sale section. Pool side living is upon us, time to stock up on that reading material! See you at the library!

(228) 467­6771.

SPCA OF DIAMONDHEAD EAST HANCOCK LIBRARY By Mary Gobert

It’s May already! To celebrate May, I say may we all stay healthy, may Covid go away for good, and may things return to normal very soon! Hopefully these wishes come true, but right now the library has more than wishes for us to enjoy, so don’t miss out! Come by the East Hancock branch on Saturday, May 8 for a free Coca Cola when you check out an item! May 8 is National Coke Day and the library is celebrating! Choose from tons of good books for every family member or a DVD to be enjoyed together. You might even see some folks you haven’t seen in a "pandem­ ic­long" while! The Summer Reading Program is afoot! This is always a fun combination of reading and activities for toddlers to teens. Registration will start around the middle of the month so call the library at 255­4800 if you want more information. Details will follow in the May

SPCA of Diamondhead P. O. Box 2481, Diamondhead, MS 39525 (228) 861­2287 Spcaofdiamond­ head@gmail.com Spcaofdiamondhead.org Diamondhead Dog Park! For years, there has been in­ terest in Diamondhead adding a Dog Park to the Community. In December, a steering committee was formed and along with the city manager, the city council, the mayor and many residents working hard together, it is about to become a reality. Locations were scoped out and it was decided that Twin Lakes would make an ideal spot. See the beautiful conceptual site plan here rendered by Orion Planning. To build the new dog park, financial support from our com­ munity and businesses is need­ ed, even though the City will be applying for grants. There are numerous levels of gifts to allow everyone to participate in the fundraising.

Make your check payable to the “City of Diamondhead” and write “Dog Park” in the memo line. Contributions are only being received at the Diamondhead City Hall by hand delivery or by mail to the City of Diamond­ head, 5000 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead, MS 39525. Some of the Sponsor levels include: Corporate Sponsor: $15,000. (List of names on one plaque on Dog House) Top Dog Level (5): $5,000. (Names on Dog Silhouette on

fence) Medium Dog Level (10): $2,500. (Names on Dog Sil­ houette on fence) Small Dog Level (15): $1,000. (Names on Dog Silhouette on fence) Drinking Fountain (2): $2,500. (Name on Plaque) Dog Splash Pad (2): $2,500. (Name on Plaque) Sand Dig Pit (2): $2,500. (Name on Plaque) Park Benches inside Park (14): $1,000

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CLUBS MARATHON BRIDGE The Marathon Bridge group con­ cludes its season on May 13, 2021, at the Country Club, playing at 9 a.m. followed by lunch and prizes awarded to the winners. Marathon Bridge is continuing for the 2021/2022 season starting in September 2021. We are inviting you to join us for an afternoon of party bridge at the Country Club, Emerald II Ballroom, the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. If you are interested in playing, please contact Terry Sullivan, 8832 Malino Place, Diamondhead MS 39525 or email her at goodcook48@hotmail.com. Let us know if you need a partner.

DIAMONDHEAD WINE CLUB By Lou Ertel and Marshall Kyger

A rendering of the Dog Park Site Plan.

Community CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 6 Hitching Post (2): $250. (Name on Plaque) Memory Walk: $150. (Name on Memory Brick in front of Pier) Individual Donations: $100 and above (Name on Dog bone on wall inside Dog House. Limited to the first 200 donations over $100.) All donations in any amount are greatly appre­

ciated! A portable PetSmart Dog Park from the City of Sli­ dell will be used until the permanent Dog Park is constructed. One of our residents is the former mayor of Slidell and has been instrumental in helping the community with this portable dog park. Many thanks to Freder­

ick (Freddie) Drennan for helping the steering com­ mittee with this and a big thank you to Mayor Crom­ er, City of Slidell, for allow­ ing us the use of the por­ table dog park. The 1st annual Dog Park Day will be held May 2, 2021. There will be a parade, dog trick competition, awards and more!

The Diamondhead Wine Club is ded­ icated to the exploration and enjoyment of wine. At each monthly tasting, we sample at least six 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, May 20 – Sparkling Wines – 7 p.m. at the Club Join us for our annual celebration of Sparkling Wines. From French Cham­ pagne to Napa sparkling wine, to Italian Prosecco and Spanish Cava. There are excellent sparkling wines produced in many countries. We always try and find something new! Cost is $45 for DWC members and $55 for guests. Please make reservations by mailing your check payable to DWC to P. O. Box 6523, Diamondhead, MS 39525 or by emailing Lou at louer­ tel@aol.com or Marshall at mekygs@ca­ bleone.net. Thursday, June 17 – High End Wines – 7 p.m. at the Club By popular demand, we will end our spring tasting series with a visit to the world of higher priced, and arguably better, wines. Certainly, all will score 90

points or better with reputable eval­ uators. At the moment, we do not ex­ pect to duplicate the heavy hors d’oeuvres at Christmas but rather con­ centrate our resources on finding out­ standing wines to taste. Cost is $60 for DWC members and $70 for guests. 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.

DIAMONDHEAD WOMEN’S CLUB I am happy to announce that the Diamondhead Women’s Club is plan­ ning on starting our meetings again beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at 11 a.m. This meeting will be a business meet­ ing (without a speaker), to discuss Club business for new members and return­ ing members. All ladies that are Dia­ mondhead residents are invited to at­ tend. Upcoming Events Please save the date for GLITZ & TITS. It will be held in April 2022 (final date TBA). Dress in your best Glitzy outfit or in group costumes for prizes. We will have live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles, bidding on table center pieces and many more fun details to be an­ nounced. Please contact Linda DeParto at (228) 255­5352 for auction item or more in­ formation. This event is open to all ladies! Our meetings (we will not meet this year in May, June, July, or August), are normally held the first Wednesday of each month beginning at 11 a.m. at the Diamondhead Country Club in the Emerald Ballroom. We are looking forward to a wonder­ ful 2021 year of learning, sharing and fundraising. It should be lots of fun! Dates and times for upcoming fundraisers to be

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Newcomers came out to celebrate spring!

announced in upcoming issues of this publication and you can follow up on FaceBook. Please come join us at our September meeting for fellow­ ship with caring and generous community­minded women. Lunch will be immediately following the meeting, cost TBA (plus tax, tip and beverage). For more information please contact Linda DeParto at (228) 255­5352.

THURSDAY MORNING LINE DANCERS Lessons and dancing, led by Molly, will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays at the Dia­ mondhead Community Center. The center has new solid floor­ ing and a huge space — plenty of room for social distancing. Everyone is welcome. Great exercise, great fun, $1 room rental per person, per session. For details or cancellations see our web site: https://sites. google.com/site/getmoving 12345678/

DIAMONDHEAD NEWCOMERS CLUB WELCOMED SPRING! The Newcomers celebrated spring on April 9 at the Dia­ mondhead Country Club. Belin­ da Taylor, the club’s Welcome and Hospitality board member, decorated the tables wonderfully with flower decor. The group’s last event of the season will be held May 14 at noon with a cowboy inspired theme, “Happy Trails to You.” The group’s themed lun­ cheons are held September through May on the second Friday of each month. The dues are $20 a year, and $15 per each luncheon. So, if you are interested in having fun, join the Newcomers Club! We ask for all members and guests to RSVP by the Mon­ day prior to each event. Please contact us to join or for more information at diamondhead.newcomers@ yahoo.com, check out the club’s

Facebook page, www.face book.com/diamondhead newcomersclub or call Roxanne Worak at (504) 220­ 7641.

DIAMONDHEAD GARDEN CLUB The next meeting of the Dia­ mondhead Garden Club starts at 11 a.m. on May 19, 2021. We will meet at the Country Club as usual. Note the time change. This is a luncheon meeting. We will be installing the new officers for 2021­2023: president Diane Do­ mangue; first vice president, Eileen O’Brien; second vice president Maggie Craig; re­ cording Secretary, Laurie Fraiche; corresponding secre­ tary, Cecile Feeney; and treasur­ er, Mary Street. I am sure they will do a wonderful job and we will have many great programs for the next administration. If you would like to have a specific program or topic, please call Eileen and she will research the possibility The program for the May

Ladies Bridge Party Club: Winners: Joyce, Diane, and Carrie.

meeting, after the installation of the new officers will be a do­it­ yourself project. The club will supply flowers and a container for you to do a flower arrangement. You have to provide your own tools, scissors or clippers, some greenery, (trim your bushes) and imagination. You can take the arrangement home with you. These will not be huge designs since the container is small, about 2­inches­by­2­inches, perhaps a little larger. It will be a fun project. We continue to register oak trees in Diamondhead. We have received permission

to register trees on city property in addition to the private proper­ ty we now register. If you have an oak tree on your property or know someone who does please contact Linda Naron at 255­8277. She is the garden club chair­ man who is registering the trees. Registering your trees does not provide any additional protec­ tions other than those from the city or state. You can still trim them — “Ya jest caint cut ’em down.” Just an FYI at the meeting in March the club voted to have a

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Geaux Hiking Club: West Beach Biloxi Boardwalk

flower show with a holiday theme on Nov. 17, 2021. Save the date. Brierley Acker, 255­2697

LADIES BRIDGE PARTY CLUB May Party The date for our May party is Friday, May 28, 2021, at the Country Club. Arrival time is 9:15 a.m. and we shall begin playing bridge at 9:30 a.m. You may call Terre at 255­9892 or Gay at 255­ 1528 if you have any ques­ tions or are a Diamond­ head resident interested in becoming a member. The winners at the Feb­ ruary party were Carrie Perkins first place. Diane Gustafson and Joyce Bad­ gett tied for second place. Our special prize went to Cecilia Stout.

Geaux Hiking Club: Rip’s on the Lake in Mandeville

DH GEAUX HIKING CLUB Yippee! Yay! We are all sooo enjoying the return of warm weather, flowering gardens and gentle coastal breezes. We are also slowly com­ ing out of our pandemic confinement, thanks to vaccinations (yeah ... hope you got yours!) Meanwhile, last month, some of our intrepid hikers (uh­huh … the “usual suspects”) returned to a favorite location, the Foun­ tainebleau Plantation in Mandeville. Now, they claimed that the trails were “too wet” (well, duh! It had just rained … and that’s

what hip boots are for …?), so they conveniently re­ treated to Rips in Mande­ ville … and uh … well, Johnnie was leading … and it was Thursday … and it was 25­cent martini day … and, ummm, do ya really need any other informa­ tion? (Sigh …) Ahh, but there are a couple of new spots some of you might want to check out. First being the newly­ restored Lake Mars Pier in Ocean Springs. It is located at one of the few places on the coast where the natural shore­ line of low profile dunes and tidal marsh has not

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hank you to all who attended our Easter Buffet! It was a fantastic day for all of us, and we were happy to see familiar and new faces. Chef Bryan has a delicious menu planned for Mother’s Day on May 9, and we encour­ age you to make your reservations soon. We will be adding a Seafood Boil Platter Special on Saturday nights that we think will be a hit in May! And, we are planning a Crawfish Party on the Event Lawn on May 15!

THURSDAY NIGHTS BBQ Rib Special. Will include corn on the cob, baked beans, and coleslaw. Full rack $28, half rack $18

CHATEAUBRIAND THURSDAY SPECIAL Every Thursday night, we offer a slow­cooked whole beef tenderloin sliced to order, served with mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, and topped with demi­glace. Served with a house or Caesar salad. $28

STEAK HOUSE FRIDAYS The menu is updated weekly. Look for your favorite steak house items such as NY Strips, Duck Breast, Sirloins, Porter­ houses, and Specialty Seafood. Our Prime Rib Special, a 12­ounce hand­ cut prime rib sliced to order and served with a

choice of two sides, and a house or Caesar salad, au jus, and horseradish sauce for $30, is also on Friday nights.

SATURDAY IS KIDS NIGHT One free kid’s meal (12 and under) with the purchase of one entrée from our dinner menu. Available from 5 to 8 p.m. every Saturday night.

SATURDAY NIGHTS One pound of peel and eat Royal Reds, sausage, corn, potatoes, mush­ rooms, cocktail sauce, and lemon. $20

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Mother's Day Buffet Seatings at 10:30, Noon, and 1:30 Tos sed S al ad Sea sonal Fruit Co les la w Macaroni Sa l ad Broccoli S al ad Green Bea n Ama ndine Co rn o n the Cob Sau teed Seas onal Veget abl es Boile d Red Pot atoe s Roas ted Ga rlic Ma she d Pot atoe s

Ome le t Bar Fried Ca tfish S trips Grill ed Chicken wit h Boursin Cheese Sauce Slow-Roa ste d Pork Loin with a Sweet Onion BBQ Gla ze Boile d Red Shrimp Carved Prime R ib Ja mbal ay a Ice Cre am Bar Pe ach & A ppl e Cobbl er

Adul ts $29. 95 , Kids 6 - 10 $15. 95 , Kids 4 - 5 $8. 00 , Kids 3 & Under Free Rese rvations a re Re quired

NEW ON SATURDAY NIGHTS! Seafood Boil Platters! Half­pound of Royal Red shrimp, two king crab legs, snow crab cluster, red potatoes, corn, sausage, and mushrooms. $38

TEQUILAS, CIGARS, AND NACHOS MAY 7 Join in the fun! We will customize rare and unusu­ al tequilas from Maisano’s Fine Wine & Spirits and cigars by Natal’s Cigar Shoppe. Included are two tequila tickets, one cigar ticket, and nachos. Addi­ tional pours and cigars are available for purchase, along with our full dinner menu and bar. $40 per person, plus tax and gra­ tuity.

MOTHER’S DAY BUFFET MAY 9 Please mark your calen­

dar for our Mother’s Day Buffet! Seatings at 10:30 a.m., noon, and 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required. A Omelet Bar A Tossed Salad & Assort­ ed Dressings A Seasonal Fruit A Coleslaw A Macaroni Salad A Broccoli Salad A Carved Prime Rib A Boiled Royal Reds A Fried Catfish Strips A Grilled Chicken with Boursin Cheese Sauce A Slow­Roasted Pork Loin with a Sweet Onion BBQ Glaze A Green Bean Amandine A Corn on the Cob A Sauteed Seasonal Vegetables A Boiled Red Potatoes A Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes A Jambalaya

A Assortment of Des­ serts, Ice Cream Bar, Peach and Apple Cobbler Adults $29.95; kids 6 to 10 $15.95; kids 4 to 5 $8; kids 3 and under free. Please note, we will be open on Mother’s Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Our regular breakfast will not be served during the morning. We will offer breakfast sandwiches and our om­ elet bar. In the afternoon, pre­made sandwiches, soup, and hot dogs will be available.

NEW ON SUNDAYS: BOTTOMLESS BLOODY MARYS & MIMOSAS! We will offer bottomless house Bloody Marys & Mimosas from 10 a.m. to 2

p.m. every Sunday! $28 for Bloody Marys and $18 for Mimosas.

CRAWFISH PARTY MAY 15 On the Event Lawn from 3 to 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT IS BACK! A Trivia Night every Wednesday from 6 to 9

p.m. A Karaoke with Ray Walters on May 13 and May 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. A May 7: Destiny Marks on the Patio from 6 to 9 p.m. A May 14: Witness in Latitude 30 Patio and Grill from 7 to 10 p.m. A May 21: Giggin’ for Flounder on the Patio from 6 to 9 p.m.


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tequila, cigars, & nachos! Selection of tequilas from Maisano's Fine Wine & Spirits, cigars from Natal's Cigar Shoppe, and nachos! Includes 2 tequila tickets, 1 cigar ticket, and nachos. Additional pours & cigars available for purchase, along with our full dinner menu & bar. $40 per person, plus tax & gratuity.

Wednesdays Trivia Night IS BACK! 6:00 - 9:00

Thursday Night Ribs

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Ribs, Corn on the Cob, Baked Beans, Coleslaw Full Rack $28 ½ Rack $18

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Saturday Night Seafood Platter 1/2 Pound Royal Reds, Two King Crab Legs, Snow Crab Cluster, Red Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Sausage, & Mushrooms $38

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Clubs CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 12 been replaced with an artificial sand beach. Future plans include extending the pier to allow fishing. More information can be found on the Mis­ sissippi Coastal Birding Trail website. The pier is an easy board … walk and there are lots of after­hike lunch­ ing options in Ocean Springs. Second, you might have seen TV news coverage of the ribbon­cutting for the West Beach Boardwalk in Biloxi. Well, get over the media hype and get your butt over there and take ad­ vantage of another “easy” walk along our beautiful coast while you also stroll past several beachside restaurants. And don’t forget to share your lunch (tell us where you went and what you ate…. be­ cause we ARE a hiking AND eating club). Just post a review on our Facebook page: DH Geaux Hiking. If you’re not a member, just answer a couple of ques­ tions (like, “Do you like to hike?” and you’re in!) Everyone is welcome; all ages and abilities. You do not have to live in Diamondhead. There are no fees (we’re too lazy to figure all of that out). Send us your hiking pho­ tos and stories, too. Seaux … the time is coming that we’ll be able to expand our “sociabil­ ity”… jess gotta be a little more patient. Watch Face­ book and this column for updates. Mmmm … one more

Above and right: Diamondhead Boaters recently enjoyed at club crawfish boil held at Twin Lakes Pavillion.

thing: get up … get out ... GEAUX HIKING!

DIAMONDHEAD BOATERS ASSOCIATION SERVIN’ ’EM HOT! The weather was cool, and the crawfish were hot Saturday, March 20 at the Twin lakes Pavilion. De­ spite delays due to CO­ VID­19 in 2020, the fellow­ ship and laughter were what the members truly craved at their annual meeting and crawfish boil. The outdoor affair boasted a healthy number of party­ goers with new and return­ ing Krewe members min­ gling while enjoying a beer and the spicy feast. Chuck Ingraham, out­ going Commodore and Ex­Officio, announced and welcomed the newly elect­ ed board, Commodore Audrey Ramirez, Vice Commodore Pam Mar­ shall, Secretary Dinah Knobloch, Treasurer Doug Maxwell, and directors: Hawes Amos, Bill Bucha­ nan, Ken Dropco. The association’s numbers

have grown tremendously over the 2020/2021 season amassing 39 new mem­ bers. New members in attendance: Marshall and LaDonna Brown, Tim and Kelly Kennedy, Wayne and JoAnn Ponthier, Lloyd and Jenny Ramirez, Jr., Marion and Cricket Rotolo, Gene and Brenda Torrence, William and Patricia Van­ Dervort, John and Cathy Gesell, Karen Tiner, Bill and Pattie Blackwood were introduced, and asked to stand. Organizer Judy Lee and her group of helpers did an amazing job putting on the event which kicks off every season. A special thanks to the Waveland Civic Association for boil­ ing the delicious crawfish. The soiree was a com­ plete success! When all the food was eaten and with friends reunited, 2020 quarantine blues seemed to be left behind. Boaters will continue 2021 with several festive events throughout the year!


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SPORTS THE CLUB AT DIAMONDHEAD By Chris Altese, PGA Director of Golf

The golf courses are looking great to kick off this golf season! Now is a perfect time to get out and play some golf on our two championship golf cour­ ses. Why play golf or live anywhere else? Diamond­ head has it all. Our premier golf event,

The Malahini … Diamond­ head Member Guest, will be held May 14­16. You may still have time to get your team registered. Call the Golf Shop at (228) 255­3910. The Malahini is a major event for The Club at Diamondhead, and it’s one of our favorite events of the year. We hosted the Big Kahu­ na Golf Challenge on April 9­11 and had our largest, and possibly strongest,

field to date. With the support of our lady golfers from all over the coast we were able to have several flights for ladies and even the first ever Wahine (La­ dies) Shoot Out. Congratulations to all of our flight winners includ­ ing Big Kahuna (Men’s) Overall Champion & Big Kahuna (Men’s) Shoot Out Champion Nick Beale and Wahine Stroke Play/La­ dies’ Overall Award Win­

ner & Wahine (Ladies’) Shoot Out Champion Kate­ lynn Altese! Big Kahuna Flight Winners Men’s A Flight 1­Nick Beale Men’s A Flight 2­Bubba Kaiser Men’s B Flight 1­Jack Lawson Men’s B Flight 2­Danny Foy Men’s C Flight 1­Billy Meighen

Men’s C Flight 2­Frank Pittman Men’s E Flight 1­Bill Hatchett Sr. Ladies’ F Flight 1­Kate­ lynn Altese Ladies’ F Flight 2­Klau­ sen Madison Ladies’ G Flight 1­Jean Hudgins Ladies’ G Flight 2­Betty Bowen Ladies’ H Flight 1­Amy Swint Big Kahuna (Men’s)

Shootout Results 1st place…Nick Beale 2nd place…Colin Troxler 3rd place…Robby Russell 4th place…Robert Smith Wahine (Ladies’) Shoot­ out Results­ 1st place…Katelynn Altese 2nd place…Madison Seay 3rd place…Emily Ross 4th place…Klausen Ma­

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dison See all results for the Big Kahuna Golf Challenge at our event website ... https://dcc­bigkahu­ na2021.golfgeni­ us.com. Lots of fun! Diamondhead is very proud of all of our junior golfers for their efforts to grow in the game. Just a couple of weeks ago one of our Diamondhead junior golfers, Karstyn Altese (age 12), competed at Augusta National Golf Club in the Drive, Chip, & Putt Nation­ al Finals. After the driving and chipping competi­ tions, Karstyn found her­ self in 2nd place overall in her age group. The entire competition then came down to putting. On Kar­

styn’s last putt on the 18th green at ANGC she barely missed the 15 footer as it slid just across the low side of the cup. We will take a 2nd place finish in the National Finals! Con­ gratulations, Karstyn! You made Diamondhead proud! Congratulations are also due to Diamondhead junior Jack Lawson (7th grade) for his stellar performance and win at The Big Kahuna Golf Chal­ lenge this weekend at The Club at Diamondhead­ . Jack shot 79­80 to win the First Flight of the Men’s White Tee B Division from the white tees (app. 6300 yards)! Great playing, Jack­ ! Diamondhead proud!

Tentative Upcoming Events… May 1 Hancock Football Booster Tournament May 7 Cleveland/Srixon Demo Day May 8 Gulf Coast Slavic Chase (Pine) May 14­16 Malahini…The Club at Diamondhead’s Member­Guest June 4­6 Hawaiian Cou­ ples Invitational June 12 Gulf Coast Slavic Chase (Cardinal) June 14­18 Greens Aer­ ation (Pine) Please be sure to fix two ball marks and fill two divots every hole ... any two will do! It’s your golf course so let’s take care of

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DWGA: Winners of Individual Points, Amy Swint and Linda Metz

DWGA: A group picture of the start of the Pine Classic Tournament.

it! We look forward to seeing you “PLAY MORE GOLF.” Let’s all get out and enjoy our beautiful golf courses and practice facil­ ities. As always, let us know how we can help.

DMGA By Gene deMedicis

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, bad weather has continued to plague the DMGA. Un­ fortunately, our game on March 24 was canceled due to bad weather. And the format for the round on March 31 was changed to a scramble after a heavy early morning rain storm created cart path only conditions. On a much more positive note we again welcomed several new members in the

month of March and early April. We had 36 compet­ itors for our April 7 game, which represents our high­ est turnout thus far in 2021. The format for March 17 was mixed bag which records one score on par 5’s, two scores on par 4’s and three scores on par 3’s. The team of Mike Cava­ taio, Gene deMedicis, Art Burgoyne and Al Mast took first place with a score of 18 under. Finishing a close second with a score of 17 under were Billy Stroud, Marion Rotolo, John Bunce and Pat Jarrell. Third place with a score of 13 under were Tom O’Connell, Da­ vid Barbato, Marshall Brown and Dennis Tauzin. Closest to the pin winners

were Marion Rotolo, Frank Morrow, John Bunce and Billy Stroud. Marion Roto­ lo narrowly missed an ace with an excellent tee shot a foot from the hole. After an early morning rain shower the format for March 31 was changed to a scramble. Winning first place with a score of 9 under par were Sam Lee, Marion Rotolo, Dennis Laumann and Charles Cangelosi. Second place was won by Tom Amedee, Don Crosby, Erie Hebert and Pat Jarrell with a score of 8 under. Billy Stroud, Chuck Ingraham and Val Miller finished third. Closest to the pins were won by Ren­ ny Pangan, Warren Mor­ gan, Chuck Ingraham, and

John Bunce. The format for April 7 was Peers. This format groups competitors with equal handicaps and re­ cords the lowest net score on each hole as the team score. Two teams tied for first place at 14 under par and three teams tied for third place at 11 under par. Sharing first place were the teams of Mike Cava­ taio, John Lee, Red Do­ bronich and Tom O’Con­ nell and Dennis Laumann, Dutch Vandervort, Lee Kormondy and Ben More­ head. Third place winners were Jim Shoemaker, Char­ les Cangelosi, AJ Dilley and Pat Jarrell along with Marion Rotolo, Don Cros­ by, John Bunce and Chuck

Ingraham. Sam Lee, Renny Pangan, Frank Morrow and Berni Breen also shared third place. Closest to the pins were won by Lenny Alphonso, Warren Alexander, Sam Lee and Red Dobronich. Leading money winners for the first quarter of 2021 are Gene deMedicis, Don Crosby, Marion Rotolo, David Barbato, John Bunce, Sam Lee, AJ Dilley, Dennis Laumann, Tom O’Connell and John Lee. Closest to the pin lead­ ers for the first quarter are Sam Lee (7), Marion Roto­ lo (5), John Bunce (3), Bobby Gros (2), Billy Stroud (2), Lenny Alphon­ so (2) and Mike Cavataio (2). I’ll see you on the course.

DWGA By Colleen Jones

March 4 we had our Trophy Day Net Scoring on the Pine Course. The over­ all winner was Cassandra Godbold with a score of 69. The 1st Flight winner was Pat Ellis with a score of 75 and the second place winner was Betty Bowen with a score of 80. The 2nd Flight had a tie for first place between Dianne Ackerman and Denise Bergeron with a score of 76 and the second place win­ ner was Liz Bell with a score of 77. The 3rd Flight winner was Joyce Teerling with a score of 72 and the second place winner was Joanne Fried with a score

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Sports CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 20 of 76. Birdies were had by Cassandra Godbold, Leslie Page and Denise Bergeron. Closest to the pin were Cassandra Godbold on hole #2 and #15, Denise Bergeron on hole #6 and Joyce Teerling on hole #13. March 11 we started our Pine Classic Tournament. This is a Match Play Tour­ nament, two players play against each other and the winner advances to the next round. You have two weeks to play your match therefore it can take a month or two to finish the Tournament. At the end of March the following play­ ers have advanced to the quarterfinals: Jeanne Hud­ gins, Margie James, Amy Swint, Patti Hourin, Col­

leen Jones and Joanne Fried. By the end of April we should have a winner unless the weather delays us. March 18th we played Individual Point on the Pine Course. The 1st Flight winner was Amy Swint. There was a three way tie for second place, Liz Bell, Jodi Crosby and Lotti Wil­ liams. The 2nd Flight win­ ner was Linda Metz and the second place winner was Kim McElwee. Birdies were had by Linda Metz and Amy Swint. Closest to the pin were Linda Metz on hole #2 and Lotti Wil­ liams on hole #6. Amy Swint had a chip­in and won a big pot that had been rolling over for 3

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weeks. March 25 the rain made it impossible for us to play.

DWGAN By Shirley Halterman

Due to our very cold rainy weather during early March, our first Tuesday of golf in March had to be canceled. Not a really good way to start off the “Spring Season” of golf here at Diamondhead. On Tuesday, March 9, thirty of our gals signed up to play in our Annual Founders Day Tourna­ ment. As usual our tourna­ ment was followed by a lunch at the Country Club. Following is a list of this

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DWGAN: Founders Tournament 1st Place Winners in four Flights including ties. Jeri Harris and Marsha Roberts (not shown); Brigette Becker, Cheryl Saak, Nancy Sislow, Kathie Pierson and Ann Nutting.


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year’s winners: Low Net in the First Flight ­ 1st Place, Ann Nutting; 2nd Place, Therese Mauterer and 3rd Place, Toni Rossol. Low Net in the Second Flight ­ 1st Place, Kathie Pierson; 2nd Place, Pat VanDervort and 3rd Place, Shirley Halterman. In the Third Flight for Low Net we actually had a three­way tie with Brigette Becker, Cheryl Saak and Nancy Sislow all posting the exact same score­ . Our Black Tee players also posted a tie for 1st Place with Jeri Harris and Mar­ sha Roberts posting the same score and Kathy Lindquist coming in with the 2nd best score. During this event we also list our winners in each flight for Lowest Putts, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin. And, those winners were: Low­ est Putts in Flight 1 ­ Betty Perry; Flight 2 ­ Kathie Pierson, Flight 3 ­ Nancy

Sislow, and for the Black Tees ­ Marsha Roberts. In the Longest Drive Compe­ tition, Flight 1 ­ Therese Mauterer, Flight 2 ­ Pat VanDervort, Flight 3 ­ Brigette Becker, and Black Flight ­ Marsha Ro­ berts. Closest­to­the­Pin in Flight 1 ­ Ann Nutting, Flight 2­ Shirley Halter­ man, Flight 3 ­ Cheryl Saak. Unfortunately, no one garnered this honor in the Black Flight. In addition, Kathy Jones scored a Chip­In on Hole #13 and Shirley Halterman did the same on Hole #14. And finally, Shirley Halterman had a Birdie on #14. Weather cooperated again on Tuesday, March 16 while we played Add 3s and 5s on the back 9 of the Pine Course. During this game to win only the scores on the Par 3 and Par 5 holes are post­ ed.

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The winners this day were: Flight 1 ­ 1st Pla­ ce, Therese Mauterer, 2nd Place ­ Betty Perry and for 3rd Place we had a tie with Audrey Ramirez and Tony Rossol posting the same score; Flight 2 ­ 1st Place ­ Cheryl Saak, 2nd Place ­ again we had a tie between Kathy Jones and Kathie Pierson; Flight 3 ­ 1st Place ­ another tie this time between Brigette Becker and Jerry Ingraham with Sylvia Corban coming in second; and ties seemed to be the order of the day as our Black Flight gave 1st Place to Rachel Steward while Carole Griffin and Carol Wyrosdick tied for 2nd Place. Therese Mauterer scored a Birdie on Hole #12. Our Scramble along with a General Meeting both

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Sports CONTINUED, FROM PAGE 23 had to be cancelled due to rainy weather on Tuesday, March 23. The General Meeting will be rescheduled some­ time next month. March 30 brought our­ Mulligan Day and much better weather. Thirty­six of our members turned out for this event. Just in case you are not familiar with the term “mulligan,” it allows you to choose one drive shot and replay it without penalty, but you must choose wise­ ly as you only get one chance to use it. Following are the Low Net Winners in each flight: Flight #1 ­ 1st Place, Mari­ lyn Galus, 2nd Place, The­

rese Mauterer, and 3rd Place ­ posted a tie be­ tween Tammy Lippon and Kathie Pierson; Flight #2 ­ 1st Place, Cheryl Saak, and tied for 2nd Place were Judi Brannan and Margaret Sherwood; Flight #3 ­ 1st Place, Pattie Black­ wood, 2nd Place, Jerry Ingraham, and once again a tie for 3rd Place, Brigitte Becker and Ruthie O’Neill; Black Flight ­ 1st Place, Kathy Lindquist and an­ other tie for 2nd Place bet­ ween Mary Murray and Marsha Roberts. Until next time enjoy your outdoor time golfing during our warmer (and we hope dryer) spring days.

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May Sunset Market

NOVEMBER SUNSET MARKET The May market will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. May 1 and May 15. The market is located at the Diamondhead Shopping Center area on West Aloha Drive. For more information, email DiamondheadSunsetMarket@gmail.com.

The November Market will be held on Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 from 2pm to 5pm. The Market is located at the Diamondhead Shopping Center area on West Aloha Drive

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