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Lake Arrowhead Living APR/MAY 2019


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MAIN CLUBHOUSE 770.721.7900 Administrative Office 9:00am to 5:00pm Mon-Fri 770.721.7912 | fax 770.721.7909 UEL KEMP General Manager/Director of Golf 770.721.7902 | ukemp@lakearrowheadga.com GREG CANTRELL Director of Property Management 770.721.7920 | gcantrell@lakearrowheadga.com

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MARLYN PATOUILLET Member Services 770.721.7912 | membership@lakearrowheadga.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

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DINING

MELISSA DEEMS Account Analyst/Billing 770.721.7907 | mdeems@lakearrowheadga.com

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GOLF NEWS

JAN SAMUEL Lifestyle Director 770.720.9452 | activities@lakearrowheadga.com

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CLUB BUSINESS

THE HIGHLANDS COURSE GOLF PRO SHOP 770.721.7902 | golf@lakearrowheadga.com

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SPORTS & FITNESS

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COMMUNITY INTEREST

THE HIGHLANDS GRILL 770.721.7900 x 3 | dining@lakearrowheadga.com JOHN WILBERT Executive Chef/Food & Beverage Director 770.721.7900 x 3 | jwilbert@lakearrowheadga.com ELIZABETH RAYMOND Restaurant Manager 770.721.7900 x 3 | eraymond@lakearrowheadga.com

FEELING DISCONNECTED? MISSING OUT ON THE FUN?

CATERING & EVENTS 770.721.7900 x 3 | events@lakearrowheadga.com

Take a moment to sign up for email notifications from Lake Arrowhead Yacht & Country Club. All it takes is one quick email to emailme@lakearrowheadga.com and we will add you to our subscriber list for weather alerts, golf news, dining specials, and event information.

SECURITY security@lakearrowheadga.com North Gate 770.479.2565 | South Gate 770.479.2848 ARTHUR ALLRED Co-Director of Security 770.721.7917 BUDDY MOSS Co-Director of Security 770.721.7911 REAL ESTATE SALES OFFICE 770.720.2700

Check out our new online calendar at lakearrowheadclub. net/calendar, and LIKE our Facebook page (facebook.com/ lakearrowheadclub) for the most updated information.

BOATHOUSE/MARINA Capt. Rob James 770.479.6500 | marina@lakearrowheadga.com

LAPOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS President: Maury Nunes

Administrative & Golf

Exec. Vice President: Dawn James-Townes Communications Secretary: Sally Winchester

[Not a Board Member]

Asst. Secretary: Kathy Dietz

[Not a Board Member]

2d Asst. Secretary: Vacant

[Not a Board Member]

Treasurer: Jim Herndon Asst. Treasurer: Bob Baker 2d Asst. Treasurer: Richard Piercy Vice President: Mary Sawyer Vice President: Eric Atkins

Safety & Security Environmental Fundraising Infrastructure Restaurant

CONTACT US TODAY! 770-623-6220 sales@kda-communications.com

Articles and photos for Lake Arrowhead Living should be sent to layccnews@ gmail.com by the 1st of the month for consideration for publishing in the next month's issue. Lake Arrowhead Living is a joint publication of Lake Arrowhead Yacht & Country Club and the Board of Directors of the Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association. Lake Arrowhead Living is published FOR FREE by KDA & Tlehs for Lake Arrowhead Yacht & Country Club and the Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association. Please support the businesses that advertise to make publishing your newsletter possible. Subject matter published is the opinion of the author and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the publisher of this newsletter. Professional advice should be obtained before making any decision in which a professional is readily available. Advertisers assume responsibility for the content of the ads placed in this publication. Material published may not be reproduced without the written permission of KDA & Tlehs. The contents of this newsletter are provided for the members of the Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association neighborhood as a courtesy only. No representations are made as to information presented, the quality of the goods or services advertised, or the veracity of the statements relating to the goods and services. The printing of opinions, information or advertisements does not constitute an endorsement by the neighborhood of such opinions, information, goods or services.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Easter Egg Hunt at Great Festival Park

Saturday, April 13th | 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Egg Hunt for each group begins promptly at: 12:15pm - 0 to 3 years old 4 Golden Eggs with special prizes in each age group! 12:45pm - 4 to 7 years old Enjoy Bunny Breakfast at The Highlands Grill before joining the fun. 1:15pm - 8 years old and up

petting zoo

sppecriiazels

face painting

Bunny Breakfast

snacks

9:00am to 11:00am | The Highlands Grill | Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a buet-style Breakfast French Toast, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon and Hashbrowns Children $6.95 (ages 3-11) | Adults $10.95 | Call 770.721.7900 x 3 for reservations.

s l i a t k c o C + Canvas

Wednesday, May 15th 6:30pm to 8:30pm | $25 per person

Enjoy a fun and creative evening with your friends and neighbors while painting this beautiful and whimsical bird's nest. Everything is provided along with step-bystep instruction. VanGo Studio brings the art class to you, teaching the basics of acrylic painting. This class is limited so please sign up early! Paint friendly clothing is always encouraged. $25 per person. Email: activities@lakearrowheadga.com if you plan to attend.

Email: activities@lakearrowheadga.com if you plan to attend.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

POOL

OPENING

PARTY! Friday, May 24th 4:00pm to 6:00pm Red Cloud Pool Put your sunscreen on and come on down to Red Cloud Pool for the opening of Lake Arrowhead Pools. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and sodas will be provided by Northwest Exterminating. Kona Ice will be serving up the finest in slushy flavors. Kick the summer off and have some fun! BOTH POOLS OPEN 5/24 AT 10AM

Saturday, June 1st | 5:30pm to 8:00pm Marco’s Pizza is bringing their mobile oven to the Marina to cook pizzas on-site. Kick the summer off with an evening at the Marina!

POOL SCHE DULE Pools staffed according to the schedule below but will remain open until 9pm weather permitting. (SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK)

RED CLOUD

GREAT FESTIVAL

Mon

Closed

10am to 7pm

Tue

Closed

8:30am to 7pm Adults 8:30am to 10am

Wed

10am to 7pm

Closed Adults 5pm to 7pm

Thu

8:30am-7pm Closed Adults 8:30am to 10am

Fri, Sat & Sun 10am to 8pm

10am to 8pm

Holidays

10am to 8pm

10am to 8pm

WATER AEROBICS Wed 11:30am (Deep) at Red Cloud Mon/Fri 11:30am (Shallow) at Great Festival

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MARDI GRAS FUN

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AT T H E G R I L L

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DINING MONDAY 10:00am to 6:00pm (no dining service) TUESDAY 10:00am to 6:00pm (no dining service) WEDNESDAY 10:00am to 6:00pm (menu service 11:00am to 4:00pm) THURSDAY 10:00am to 9:00pm (menu service 11:00am to 8:00pm) FRIDAY 10:00am to 10:00pm (menu service 11:00am to 9:00pm)

770.721.7900 x 3 | dining@lakearrowheadga.com

TRIVIA WITH MAURY MAY 9TH | JUNE 13TH

KARAOKE! APRIL 18TH

Reservations suggested for Trivia & Karaoke - call 770.721.7900 x 3

SATURDAY 10:00am to 10:00pm (menu service 11:00am to 9:00pm) SUNDAY 10:00am to 6:00pm - Alcohol Sales 12:30pm to 6:00pm - A La Carte Brunch 10:30am to 2:00pm - Limited Menu 2:00pm to 4:00pm Hours are subject to change due to inclement weather/volume. Reservations: 770.721.7900 x 3 or dining@lakearrowheadga.com Special Event Bookings: events@lakearrowheadga.com To-Go Orders: 770.721.7900 x 3

THURSDAY PIZZA NIGHT!

Easter Sunday Brunch Sunday, April 21st at The Highlands Grill Salad Bar, Omelette Station, Bacon & Spinach Quiche, Eggs Benedict Station, Stone Ground Grits, Homemade Biscuits, Sausage Gravy, Carved Smoked Honey Ham, Carved Roasted Pork Loin, Carved Roasted Beef Au Jus, Steamed Vegetable Medley, Candied Brussels Sprouts, Southern Style Green Beans, Roasted Red & Golden Beets, Buttered White Potatoes, Chicken & Pasta Alfredo, Twice Baked Chicken, Fried Jumbo Shimp, Seared Ahi Sesame Tuna Assorted Desserts Adults $23.95 | Children $12.95 11:00am to 4:00pm Reservations required 770.721.7900 x 3

Dinner and Drink Specials Full menu available

Sunday Brunch Buffet is Offered the First Sunday of the Month 11:00am to 4:00pm A la carte brunch is available on all Sundays other than the first. Omelets Your Way, Sausage, Bacon, Buttermilk Pancakes, & much more! PAGE 8 | APRIL / MAY 2019


DINING

Breezey Fun mother's day brunch

Kite Day

Sunday, May 12th

Seatings 11:00am to 4:00 pm Adults $24.95 | Children $12.95 Reservations Required 770.721.7900 x 3 Salad Bar, Potato salad, Cole Slaw, Broccoli Salad, Tuna Salad, Candied Pecan Chicken Salad, Omelette Station, Grilled Mahi Mahi, Smothered Chicken & Cheese, Fried Shrimp, Carved Roast Beef, Shrimp Cocktail, Candied Yams, Scalloped Potatoes, Seasoned White Rice, Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onion, Assorted Pies and Cakes

at Great Festival

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GOLF NEWS

golf@lakearrowheadga.com | 770.721.7902

2019 G O L F C L I N I C S C H E D U L E Spring Tune Up Golf Clinic – April 27 – 10:00am to 11:30am – $15 per participant *This clinic is to help all golfers with a refresher before the season kicks in Beginner’s Golf Clinic – May 11 – 10:00am to 11:30am – $15 per participant *This is a basic introduction to get started in the game of a lifetime Junior Golf Camp – June 11 & 12 – 10:00am to 12:00pm – $40 per participant *Juniors get more advanced fundamentals in the Full Swing and Short Game Golf Clinic – July 13 – 10:00am to 11:30am – $15 per participant *Golfers get more advanced fundamentals in the Full Swing and Short Game Ladies Golf Clinic – August 17 – 10:00am to 11:30am – $15 per participant *This clinic is to help ladies play the game of a lifetime Beginner’s Golf Clinic – September 14 – 10:00am to 11:30am – $15 per participant *This is a basic introduction to get started in the game of a lifetime Contact the Golf Shop for more information and to sign up at 770.721.7902 All details subject to change. Help us make events better by making advance reservations.

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THE HIGHLANDS COURSE AT LAKE ARROWHEAD 770.721.7902 Tee Times 8am to 6pm Mon - Thu 7:30am to 6pm Fri – Sun The Driving Range closes at 5:00pm daily. Hours subject to change due to inclement weather/volume.


GOLF NEWS 2 0 1 9 G OLF EV ENT SCHEDULE Masters Event April 13 (Open) 12:00pm Individual Stroke Play $40 & $55 combined with PGA Player Aeration April 15 & 16 5/8" tines 21 day recovery 9 holes each day Srixon/Cleveland Golf Demo Day April 27 (Open) 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Member-Guest June 22 & 23 Members and Guest 2 Person Scramble & Best Ball $350 per Team Shotgun 8am both days Red, White & Blue Scramble July 4 (Open) 4 Person Scramble $40 & $55 Flighted after Play 8:30am

Angel House May 4 (Open) 4 Person Scramble 8:30am Special Olympics Regional May 9 Special Olympics Qualifiers 9 & 18 Hole Competitions May 16 rain date Callaway Short Game Demo Day May 18 (Open) 12:00pm - 4:00pm Srixon/Cleveland Golf Demo Day June 8 (Open) 12:00pm - 4:00pm Father's Day Scramble June 15 (Open) 4 Person Scramble $40 & $55 Flighted after Play 8:30am

Member-Member July 20 & 21 (Members Only) 2 Person Four-Ball $90 Lunch & Buffet (Sun) 8:30am Srixon/Cleveland Golf Demo Day July 27 (Open) 12:00pm - 4:00pm Brimmer Highlands Cup August 9 & 10 Members Only 16 Man teams / Match Play $90 Buffet after Play 8:00am Scottish Rite August 22 Charity Tournament 4 Person Scramble Aeration September 3 & 4 3/8" tines 14 day recovery 9 holes each day

GOLF LESSON SPECIAL

Points Championship September 21 (Members Only) 10 Person, 9 Hole Shoot Out 2:00pm Golfing Fore Children September 27 Charity Tournament 4 Person Scramble 9:00am Club Championship October 5 & 6 (Members Only) Individual Stroke Play 8:30am $70 Buffet After Play Sunday LA/BridgeMill Challenge October 19 & 20 MGA Sunday at LA Homeless Veterans October 25 Charity Tournament Turkey Shoot November 9 (Open) 2 Person Teams, 3 formats $40 & $55 Flighted after Play 9:30am 3 Kings Tournament December 14 (Open) 3 person Scramble $40 & $55 Flighted after Play 10:00am

$150 Golf Members | $175 Non-Members 5 One Hour Lessons including Playing Lessons & Practice Range Balls. PAGE 11 | APRIL / MAY 2019


GOLF NEWS ST. PATRICK’S DAY TOURNAMENT

by Uel Kemp

44 golfers showed up to play in the most unique tournament format of the year. The 4 person scramble format is very common but we add a twist to this event. Each player can only use 4 clubs! The partners cannot share clubs. This added a touch of difficulty and fun as each golfer had to decide which clubs to use and how best to maneuver around the course. For example, most golfers used a putter as one of their four clubs while a few others decided to leave their putter at home and used a driver or other club to putt. The field was divided into three flights and awarded Pro Shop gift certificates to the top three teams in each flight. Using this process, the winners with the overall lowest score were Pat Farrelly, Lee Heubner, James Hatcher and Eddy Woody. First Flight: 1st Place – Pat Farrelly, Lee Huebner, James Hatcher, Eddy Woody 2nd Place – Brian Schell, Sean Webb, Larry Freckman, Duncan Hunt 3rd Place – George Gibbons, Eleanor Gibbons, Bill Maynard, TC Chapman Second Flight: 1st Place – Larry Adams, Paul Bolding, Al Schimmelman, Dave Davis 2nd Place – Rick Warnke, John Harcharic, Rick Salese, Bobby Pyles 3rd Place – Bud Milam, Larry Milam, Buddy MacAgages, David Patten

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GOLF NEWS

SPRING KICKOFF MEETING 2019 by Ruth Nunes The LALGA spring meeting was held March 20th, appropriately on the first day of Spring. Deb Bettencort and Joan Eberhardt greeted everyone and efficiently collected both our annual dues of $35 and $20 for dinner. Our Events Chair, Gail McGurk, decorated the tables with her creative bouquets of flowers, golf ball and 19th hole flag in a golf ball vase, and those vases each enjoyed their own attractive placemats, custom made by Ellen Cahill. To prepare us for the new season a representative from Callaway Golf, Sean, was our guest. His presentation was a big hit as he introduced us to the latest in ladies golf fashions, made all the more delightful with special discount offers. To really show off the fashions Sarah Martin Jones, Kathy Duerr, Tommy Simmons, Lois Olson and Mindy McCutcheon all modeled the clothing. They all looked fabulous. Sean generously gave his models Callaway shirts and then raffled off 3 Callaway prizes. The lucky winners were: Dolores Bennett- Divot Tool, Doris Matter- British Open St Andrews Hat Clip, and Peggy Flanagan who won a Callaway outfit. It's surely fun to start an event with a shopping spree and a great way to introduce our 3 new members, Shirley Kingdon, Tammie White, Debbie Haley, Cindy Rincon and Carol Richards to the LALGA. There was a great turnout with a total of 41 ladies attending the meeting.

Our newly-elected, President Jan Garbiel, introduced the new Board (who, by the way, are off to a good start) consisting of: Vice President: Deb Bettencourt; Secretary: Joan Eberhardt; and Treasurer: Paula Hall. She also introduced Gail McGurk, who remains as Events Chair and former President, Eleanor Gibbons, who now heads the Charities Committee. The new Board revised the by-laws, establishing these two new Committees.Prior to indulging in the tempting buffet, Pat Horlock led us in prayer. Chef John must have thought we had played at least 18 holes prior to the meeting with the terrific buffet he prepared. Since I wasn’t a model, I skipped the salad and went right to the Lyonnaise Potatoes and Prime Rib. The sautÊed vegetable medley balanced out my main course. Also available were baked chicken and rice pilaf. And, of course, dessert! Not just one dessert but three; NY Style Cheesecake, Cherry Pie and Pecan Pie. I did show great restraint by limiting myself to just the Pecan Pie. Cheyenne and Elizabeth did a great job keeping up with drink orders.

Jan got the business portion of the meeting underway, introducing Gail to announce the 2019 monthly events. The tournaments are arranged so that one does not need to be the best golfer to win. It is always fun to win but the plans make it fun to participate. With our current membership, we are expecting a big turnout for the events.

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GOLF NEWS Speaking of great turnouts, Deb informed us that play days will remain on Monday afternoons and Thursday mornings. The times will vary a bit with the season. Initially, they’re set for 3:30 on Monday and 9:00 on Thursday morning. Regular fees apply. Please call the golf shop to sign up. You do not need a partner to sign up; part of the fun is meeting and playing with new people. Jan encouraged everyone to keep scores for a handicap, which helps the Board balance the playing field for events. She also encouraged members to join the Ringer Board for just $10 and prove to everyone that you are the most improved player for the season. The Ringer Board is used to accumulate your best score for every hole during a season and is a fun, yet simple way to see your potential. In addition, those who play frequently, increase their odds of making a birdie or even a hole in one. With any such success, at the end of the season those might yield monetary awards for the most play days or most birdies. Joan reminded everyone that LALGA dues are $35 and must be paid to take advantage of the benefits. Eleanor spoke about Angel House and the important improvements they have made with our donations from earlier years and their latest needs. Angel House is hoping to do roof repairs and turn a 3-car garage into apartments for young ladies to transition toward independent living. No doubt, Eleanor and her Committee Members, Beth Hood and Lynn DeWolfe, are on the way to fulfilling worthy plans.

2019 LGA EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday LGA Ladies only April 11 11:30 AM Lunch 1:00 PM Shotgun Start Saturday LGA/MGA 18 Hole May 4 Charity Tournament 7:30 AM Check-In 8:30 AM Shotgun Start Lunch to follow Thursday LGA Ladies only May 16 10:00 AM Shotgun Start Lunch to Follow Thursday LGA Ladies only 18 & 9 Mix June 13 9:00 AM Shotgun Start 11:00 AM Lunch 1:00 PM Shotgun Thursday LGA Ladies only July 11 9:00 AM Shotgun Start Lunch to follow Thursday August 15

LGA Ladies only 9:00 AM Shotgun Start Lunch to follow

Michelle Fraser provided information on River North, which for just $25 and gives the opportunity to play local courses with the River North group for only $50 per outing. The fee includes range balls, 18 holes of golf and lunch. Play is flighted based on handicaps, which gives everyone a chance to win monetary prizes. For more information Michelle Fraser can be contacted at mfraser2065@ earthlink.net.

Thursday LGA Ladies only September 12 10:00 AM Shotgun Start Lunch to Follow Friday October 18

Mix 9 and Dine LGA/MGA 4:00 PM Shotgun Start Dinner to follow

As the grand finale a few of us were lucky enough to win the beautiful flower centerpieces. The winners were: Pam Glasgow, Kathy Dietz, Doris Matter, Carol Richards, Judy Hale, Ellen Cahill, Maureen McGuire, Karen Walker, Lynn DeWolfe and your author Ruth Nunes.

Wednesday November 6

Closing Business Meeting /Elections 6:00 PM Social 6:30 PM Dinner Meeting to Follow

LALGA’s new golf season is shaping up to be a smash hit!

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Ralph Lumpkin MGA President 3 36-520-7632 lumpkin.er@att.net

Jan Garbiel, LGA President 404-291-9164 jgarbiel@windstream.net

Eleanor Gibbons, LGA Charity Chairperson 678-848-3691 eleanorgibbons@windstream.net

For information, donations, corporate or hole sponsorship contact one the following. Eleanor Gibbons will collect silent auction and raffle items. Checks need to be made out to LALGA for donations and sponsors. You can leave all items at Pro-shop or call the list below for pick-up.

Participate: Flyers for the tournament are available in the Clubhouse or Pro Shop. Sign up for the tournament by calling the Pro Shop at 770-721-7902. Remember you don’t need to have a foursome to sign up. Registration, payment for silent auction items and raffle tickets need to be paid for with a check or cash. All donations are tax deductible as Angel House is a 501(C)(3) charitable organization. Angel House of North Georgia tax ID# 13-428172.

Donate: Cash donations are greatly appreciated! However, we also need donations for the silent auction and raffle. Here are a few suggestions, gift cards from any retail business such as restaurants, spas, gyms, salons, stores. Gift baskets, use your imagination and create a beautiful basket of non-perishable items. I’m sure your neighbors will be awed by your amazing talents. Art work, dinner and a boat ride or …. We appreciate all the creative ideas and hard work people “put into” donations.

7th Annual Angel House Charity Golf Tournament May 4th at our Highlands Course. Hosted by the LGA/MGA of Lake Arrowhead

ANGLE HOUSE CHARITY TOURNAMENT


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Lake Arrowhead Yacht and Country Club 486 Arrowridge Drive Waleska, GA 30183

Sponsored by Lake Arrowhead Church

Friday, September 27th, 2019

31st Annual Charity Event

Golfing Fore Children

Registration Fee $100 per player Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks Sleeve of balls, green fees, cart and water

Contests and prizes Raffle Silent Auction And More

8:00 am Breakfast and Reception 9:30 am Shotgun Start 4 person scramble

All net proceeds go to helping children.

Enjoy a day of golf for a great cause on the beautiful Lake Arrowhead Yacht and Country Club Highlands Course. Angels on Horseback

Benefitting from the proceeds of the annual golf tournament are:


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Looking forward to seeing you on the 27th! Thank you from the children!

Use attached form to register your team and mail your payment.

Tax ID # 58 149 0614

www.LAChurch.org lakearrowheadchurch@gmail.com

Chair: Mike Gibney 770-862-1618 Co-Chair: Marcia Terry 404-680-0468 LA Church Office: 770-479-3886

For more information or to volunteer contact:

$_________

Amount: :

$100

$500

$1200

$2500

Handicap

_________________

Handicap

_________________

Handicap

_________________

Registration deadline is September 20, 2019

Please enter amounts due on reverse side and follow instructions for registration/payment.

Make checks payable to: Lake Arrowhead Church Mail this form to: Lake Arrowhead Church 1218 Lake Arrowhead Drive Waleska, GA 30183

*Single players will be placed on a team.

Phone _________________________________________________

Email _________________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________

Name_________________________________________________

_________________

____________________________________________________________

Tee Sign Information (size 24x18 inches)

Total Amount Due: $ ________________________________________

Single Players ($100 per player) $ ___________________________________________

Raffle Package ($5 for 1/$20 for 5) $ ___________ ______________________________

Handicap

Phone _________________________________________________

Sponsorship Total $__________________________________________

Player #4

Email _________________________________________________

Phone______________________________________________________

Mulligan Package ($5 for 1/$20 for 5) $ _________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________

Name_________________________________________________

Player #3

Phone _________________________________________________

Email _________________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________

Name_________________________________________________

Player #2

Phone _________________________________________________

Email _________________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________

Name_________________________________________________

Player #1

Team Name:________________________________________________

Player*/Team Registration Form

Email ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________

Sponsor Name/Company Representative:

(Please check the desired level)

Individual Donation

1 tee sign, Program listing

Hole Sponsor

1 team, 2 tee sign, Program listing

Silver Sponsor

1 team, 2 tee signs, Banner and program listing, 5 mulligans, 5 raffle tickers per player

Gold Sponsor

2 teams, 2 tees signs, Banner and program listing, 5 mulligans, 5 raffle tickers per player

Corporate Sponsor


CLUB BUSINESS SECURITY UPDATE We would like to thank the folks that have understood our warnings about our roadways and that is why the speed limit is 25 mph. The roads are hilly, curvy, and a small field of view of what’s over the next hill or around the next curve. Warmer months mean more activity on our roads, on our lakes so please be safe in these areas of activity. Our Safety/Security Committee is working with security to make continued improvements with our roads and lakes. Hats off to those good folks. Our volunteers with the L.A. Fire Department and the C.E.R.T. Unit continue to serve this community with their emergency response and expertise. CO-DIRECTORS OF SECURITY Arthur Allred 770.721.7917 | Buddy Moss 770.721.7911 North gate 770.479.2565 | South gate 770.479.2848

ARCHITECTURAL EXTERIOR WORK POLICY When an Exterior Work Permit is approved, the owner will be sent an 8 ½ x 11 permit that shall be placed in a window on the first floor of the property. The blue permit sign indicates that work on the property was reviewed and approved by the Architectural Review Committee.

NARROWS MARINA PARKING

Parking in the Narrows Marina parking lot is reserved for slip holders only. Slip holders are requested to park only one vehicle in the parking lot. Please car pool guests from Great Festival Park. Property owners in the Narrows should use Great Festival Park for any overflow parking.

LAKESIDE PARK RULES

Park for use by member and guests only. No lifeguard on duty - swim at your own risk. Park closes at sunset. Use the facilities at your own risk. No littering. No motorized vehicles. No fires. No alcoholic beverages. No glass containers. No loud music. No fishing. No pets of any kind allowed. Children under 18 must be supervised by an adult. ANYONE DAMAGING PROPERTY OR VIOLATING PARK RULES WILL BE BANNED.

BOAT REGISTRATION It's time to register boats and trailers - fees double after March 31st. Forms may be downloaded from the website at lakearrowheadclub.net. All items in Dry Storage MUST display the current decal to continue using Lake Arrowhead Dry Storage. If you are a Property Owner and need a Dry Storage space, call Member Services at 770.721.7912. As a reminder, it is a violation of the covenants to park or store the following: boats, vehicles, trailers, campers, RVs, etc. on your property. Agreements may be terminated at any time due to past due accounts.

Bradley Nassaur Detlev McIlhany Robert Mitchell Buttrey Tracey Buttrey Connor McClure Threlkeld Jessica Ashlyn Bruce Terry Brown

Catherine Brown B. J. Kingdon Trust Shirley Kingdon Trust Lisa Wilson Shealy Scott Derrick Shealy Lisa Michele Gaulding WELCOME NEW OWNERS

ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS WHO RENT OUT YOUR HOME: Please notify your tenants that all Resident Guests (all those who rent, lease or otherwise occupy a home which they do not legally own)must renew their photo ID cards annually. All gate cards and remote devices belonging to Resident Guests who have not renewed their photo ID cards will be deactivated effective Monday, April 8th. Call Member Services at 770.721.7912 Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm for an appointment. PAGE 20 | APRIL / MAY 2019


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RACQUET SPORTS MIXED DOUBLES Play year-round on Monday, Wednesday, Friday - weather permitting. 1:30pm during colder months (Nov through April) | 9:30am during the warmer months (May through October) Regulars will be notified via email when time changes. Format: 4 game sets, then teams break and new teams formed. Otherwise ITF Rules of Tennis apply. All players are welcome. Contact: Maury Nunes (770.720.5003 | man. apc@windstream.net) or just show up. Courts are reserved for this Doubles group. WOMEN’S DAYTIME DOUBLES Organization begins upon advent of warmer weather and lasts through the early fall. The format for women’s tennis is regulation tennis, 2-3 full sets. The level of tennis played is B-5+ (ALTA) or 3.0-3.5 (USTA). It is played during the warmer months only (May/June through Oct. 1). Former ALTA or USTA newcomersare welcome. Contact: Jill Rose at roses43@windstream.net or 770.720.8961

ALTA TEAM PLAY is based out of BridgeMill as Lake Arrowhead is outside the ALTA boundaries. Contact Pat Perry at BridgeMill at 770.720.9635 or pat.perry@ hmsgolf.com PRIVATE PLAY is always encouraged; to help, we provide a roster of the known players who live in Lake Arrowhead. This is kept within the tennis community and not shared outside Lake Arrowhead - contact Maury Nunes (770.720.5003 | man.apc@windstream.net). To check to see if a court is available, you may contact Membership at membership@lakearrowheadga.com or phone 770.721.7912. PICKLEBALL Looking for a fun way to get some exercise? Join us on Sunday, Tuesday or Thursday afternoons at the Red Cloud Pickleball and Tennis Center or just come out a see what it is all about. For more information regarding Pickleball, contact Bill Hess at 770.704.6297 or B3779@ hotmail.com.

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COMMUNITY INTEREST HISTORIC LANDMARK TO BE RESTORED BEAUTIFULLY

by Stephanie Scott

Have you ever admired the tower outside Lake Arrowhead Church or appreciated the bells emanating from it? It is called the Carillon Tower and it is about to be refurbished and beautified! Given that it was built in 1982, the affects of time and weather have brought about the need for this project. The result will be a structurally sound and quintessential landmark for us all to enjoy for many years to come. This project would not be possible except for the generosity of people like you. Tax-deductible donations can be mailed or dropped by the church. Our address is: 1218 Lake Arrowhead Drive Waleska, Georgia 30183. Please specify LAC Carillon Tower Restoration on the subject line of checks made out to Lake Arrowhead Church. If you’ll furnish your information, you will receive paperwork for tax purposes by the end of the year. It would be truly appreciated. This article also serves as an open invitation to attend a Sunday service at 10:30am anytime. Lake Arrowhead Church is the most welcoming and loving church ever!

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COMMUNITY INTEREST Lake Arrowhead Property Owner and Resident, Jim Lindenmayer, was recently featured for his good works in the homeless veteran community on Good Day Atlanta.

NATION'S FIRST STATUE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS UNVEILED IN CHEROKEE COUNTY

by Alexa Liacko, Good Day Atlanta

Cherokee County is now home to the first statue in the nation to bring awareness to homeless veterans in Georgia and across the country. The statue depicts a homeless male and female soldier to educate the public that homeless veterans make up a large portion of the homeless population. In Cherokee County, there are very few resources available for veterans, but the American Legion Post 45 is helping veterans find housing and stable work through the Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program. Jim Lindenmayer works with the American Legion Post 45 in Canton and said it is a passion project of his to help veterans restabilize their lives after they serve. "Our goal is to help the vets as much as possible from the first time we find them, through the claims process, to getting themselves back on their feet and off the streets," said Lindenmayer.

know where I'd be," said Phillips, who served in the military from 1983 until 1986. Phillips is in the Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program, which provides him housing, transportation and support to get veterans mentally and physically succeeding.

Lindenmayer says it's tricky navigating through helping veterans with PTSD, mental health issues, or addictions. The first step the veteran must take is working towards getting clean.

"I'm hoping once I get through this program, and now I'm working at Goodwill that I'll have my life back together again soon," said Phillips.

"These guys volunteered their time or were drafted, and it's time we give it back to them," Lindenmayer said.

Phillips has two children he is hoping to reconnect with. Lindenmayer is working with Phillips to get to his daughter's college graduation.

On top of assisting the veterans in their mental recovery, finding housing and stable work is another obstacle Lindenmayer supports the veterans through. "These guys struggle," the West Point graduate said. "Being in combat is traumatic, but being homeless is just as traumatic for them to be on the street," said Lindenmayer. Army Veteran Jay Phillips said he has struggled with homelessness for the past ten years. In the last few months, and with help from the Cherokee County VA and American Legion Post 45, Phillips is getting back on his feet. "I've got a job at Goodwill," said Phillips. "Been there almost 90 days, haven't missed a day. If it hadn't been for Jim, I don't

The volunteers with the Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program hope success stories like Jay's and the statue now present in Cherokee Veterans' Park will remind us all to support those who have served the country. "The people who go out there and see it, you start to see the hope in their eyes, they think "lucky me, I could be one of them," said Lindenmayer. Jim Lindenmayer left us with the question: "You've gotta put yourself in those shoes and think 'If this happened to me, who'd be there helping?'" Lindenmayer hopes more people in the community will answer that call and help support the veterans struggling with homelessness all around us.

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COMMUNITY INTEREST LAKE ARROWHEAD TRIVIA #58

February 7, 2019 – Morris A. Nunes, TriviaMaster

N.B. Arrowhead Trivia utilizes a mnemonic with the 1st letter of each of the 25 answers (or phrase 1st substantive word (e.g. title) or last name if a person) in order, spell a message. Figuring out the mnemonic yields no extra credit, but can be a valuable hint for questions that might stump you.

6 WORDS:

Customs: What custom associated with marriage is referred to in French as voyage a la facon anglaise, which translates into English as English Style Voyage?

1ST WORD: 4 LETTERS: Popular Music: What song adapted from Bach’s Minuet in G Major and put to modern lyrics became a 1965 hit song by the Chiffons, that peaked at #2, unable to beat either Yesterday by the Beatles or Get Off My Cloud by the Rolling Stones?

Religion: In what religion is Valentine’s Day recognized on July 6, rather than February 14?

Legends: Who was the husband of Penelope to whom she remained faithful despite twenty years of her husband’s absence without word?

Georgia: One of American History’s famous fictional couples is Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara from Georgia author, Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind. Rhett Butler’s famous closing line, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn” is in response to two questions asked by Scarlett O’Hara. Provide either Question without Scarlett’s lead in “Rhett if you go…”

Roman Mythology: Who is the Roman Goddess of Love History: Name the King of Great Britain who abdicated the throne because he could not live without the help and support of the woman he loved, who herself was an American divorcee? 2ND WORD: 5 LETTERS: Shakespeare: In Romeo and Juliet, to which house does Romeo belong? Pharmacology: What is the medical term for a drug or potion that arouses erotic desire? Psychology: Two books, Sexual Desire in the Human Male and Sexual Desire in the Human Female. became known as what reports? Greek Mythology: In Greek Mythology, who is the son of Aphrodite? Gemology: What jewel is the symbol of 45 years of marriage? 3RD WORD: 3 LETTERS: Dance: What couples dance is often associated with romance?

4TH WORD: 5 LETTERS:

Shakespeare: Which Character in Shakespeare’s Hamlet mentions St. Valentine’s Day in a short soliloquy Act IV, Scene 5? Language: What is the term for those languages that are derived from Latin? Pop Culture: What U.S. City is known as a destination for quickie and other weddings because of its plethora of wedding chapels and the ease of getting a wedding license? Popular Music: Chapel Of Love was a #1 hit song for three weeks in 1964 for which girl group? 5TH WORD: 2 LETTERS: Horticulture: Roses are the flower for romantic love generally, but which flower has the specific meaning of Secret Love? Lyrics: Unchained Melody is one of the famous love songs of all times, indicated in part by the number of artists who have recorded it in their many different styles. What are the very first five words of the lyrics?

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COMMUNITY INTEREST 6TH WORD: 6 LETTERS:

TIEBREAKERS

Classical Music: The Romanian tune Waves of the Danube is also known by what name?

T1. Literature: Who is the character in Don Quixote who is a libertine seducer of women and whose name is often used as a synonym or descriptor for such men?

Saints: Where is St. Valentine supposedly from and supposedly buried, according to most legends? Geography: What is the only State with a County named Love County? History: In what country (official name please) were gifts and cards of love first generally associated with Valentine’s Day? Natural Science: Beginning in the 19th Century and well into the 20th, what natural wonder in the U.S. was considered the prime spot for Honeymoons?

T2. Marriage: As of 2015, the latest reported year, according to the Center for Disease Control which U.S. State has the lowest marriage rate based on marriages performed per year per capita? T3. Statistics: How many millions of Valentine Day Cards are sent each year in the U.S. according to the Greeting Card Association?

Landmarks: In what Irish City is the Shrine of St. Valentine located?

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COMMUNITY INTEREST FROM SHEPHERDS HOOK ---- BEWARE! Beware - the cuteness factor is over the top! What on earth is going on with this group – they are creating Christmas gifts!!! Yes, these are being created for 500 Samaritan’s Purse shoeboxes that will be filled and sent out in November. Children’s boxes for ages 2-14 are needed to be filled with articles that are not only useful, but enjoyable for these needy children in other countries. Shepherds Hook is creating purses, hats, balls, and washcloths – all ready for packing! Samaritans Purse shoeboxes can easily be filled with all types of goodies that are so desperately needed by them. Like pencils, soap, paper, calculators, hair bands, small toys, crayons, etc. The shoeboxes will be available in the fall at the LA Church.

by Jill Strickland And what’s with the boxes in the car??? It was delivery day to Northside Cherokee Hospital, Good Neighbor Shelter and Operation Gratitude. Good Neighbor Shelter is in Cartersville and home to formerly homeless people making a change in their lives. Operation Gratitude creates care packages for our troops serving overseas. If you’d like to see what’s in them – bring your hooks or needles and join! Shepherd’s Hook meets at Monday at 10 at the church (you do not need to be a member) and we supply the yarn and fabric for blankets. OR – we come to you! Shepherds@Home is for those who work at home and we will bring materials and pick up as often as you need. Please get in touch with me or email lashepherdshook@ gmail.com

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COMMUNITY INTEREST TRIVIA ANSWERS - 6 WORDS: LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO AROUND 1ST WORD: 4 LETTERS: LOVE 1. LOVERS CONCERTO, A https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Lover%27s_Concerto 2. ODYSSEUS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penelope 3. VENUS https://www.dictionary.com/browse/venus?s=t 4. EDWARD VIII https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VIII_abdication_crisis 2ND WORD: 5 LETTERS: MAKES 5. MONTAGU https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet 6. APHRODISIAC https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/aphrodisiac 7. KINSEY REPORTS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinsey_Reports 8. EROS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eros 9. SAPPHIRE http://www.happy-anniversary.com/year-of-marriage/year-45.html 3RD WORD: 3 LETTERS: THE 10. TANGO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tango 11. HONEYMOON https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honeymoon 12. EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day

TIEBREAKERS T1. LOTHARIO https://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Lothario T2. NEW MEXICO https://www.cdc. gov/nchs/data/dvs/state-marriagerates-90-95-99-17.pdf T3. 145 MILLION https://www. reference.com/holidays-celebrations/ many-valentine-s-day-cards-sent-outyear-daac936c72611c80

4TH WORD: 5 LETTERS: WORLD 13. WHERE SHALL I GO? WHAT SHALL I DO? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankly,_my_dear,_I_don%27t_give_a_damn 14. OPHELIA https://www.sparknotes.com/nofear/shakespeare/hamlet/page_238/ 15. ROMANCE LANGUAGES https://www.dictionary.com/browse/romance 16. LAS VEGAS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Vegas_weddings 17. DIXIE CUPS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapel_of_Love 5TH WORD: 2 LETTERS: GO 18. GARDENIA http://www.flowermeaning.com/gardenia-flower-meaning/ 19. OH MY LOVE MY DARLING http://www.flowermeaning.com/gardenia-flower-meaning/ 6TH WORD: 6 LETTERS: AROUND 20. ANNIVERSARY SONG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waves_of_the_Danube 21. ROME https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Valentine 22. OKLAHOMA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_County,_Oklahoma 23. UNITED KINGDOM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day 24. NIAGARA FALLS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niagara_Falls 25. DUBLIN http://www.carmelites.ie/stvalentine.html

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COMMUNITY INTEREST BRINGS COLOR TO WINTER FLOWERBED

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COMMUNITY INTEREST READING BETWEEN THE WINES

by Sarah Martin Jones The Perfect Girl – Gilly MacMillan. New York: Harper Collins, 2016. Seventeen-year-old Zoe Maisey understands perfection. With her whiteblond hair, pale skin, serene face, beatific smile, and musical talent, “you can almost see the word ‘genius’ flashing like a neon sign” as she sits down at the piano. Her mother, Maria, has driven her to accept nothing short of perfection in their “Second Chance Life” which is why, on a night that was heralded as being Zoe’s brilliant return to the stage for an “Evening of Summer Music,” it is shocking to know that in six short hours, Maria will be dead, and Zoe is, once again, a murder suspect. (This isn’t a spoiler alert. It is revealed in the first chapter.) In The Perfect Girl, Gilly MacMillan (What She Knew) plots a suspenseful story that unravels each character down to the core. Narrated by different people – from Zoe to her driven mother, her controlling step-father, her comforting aunt, her drunken uncle, her ailing former defense lawyer, and her secretive step-brother – the book slowly pulls apart a messy, dysfunctional family who have worked very hard to appear perfect. “When your world explodes,” Zoe says, “all the pieces of it shatter and spread, and you don’t see some of them again, nothing is ever like it was before.” In fact, the power of The Perfect Girl is not in finding out who-done-it, but rather understanding what makes each character tick – especially on this one fateful night. Zoe and Maria’s Second Chance Life began when they moved to northern England to get away from “the accident” – an event that happened when Zoe was fourteen and being bullied. Two years later, after she has served eighteen months in juvenile rehab, her mother meets perfect Chris and together they produce the perfect child, Grace, to complement the perfect children they already have – Zoe and fellow musical prodigy, Lucas. In their perfectly appointed home, Chris manages a successful business while Maria prepares gourmet meals, served always on china and

with linen napkins. Meanwhile Zoe and Lucas perfect their musical talents. As each character picks up the narrative from the previous voice, the story slowly builds, showing just how hard perfection can be. From the first fracture that occurs on the Evening of Summer Music when an irate man interrupts the concert, to the last splinter that reveals just how twisted and mangled each character’s life is, MacMillian ensures that each person has an equal voice in explaining who they were in the past and how their mind is processing the present. But just because a life altering event happened in Zoe’s past, she has gained strength, even during her time in jail. “What happened to me had marked me permanently,” she muses, “turned me into somebody who could be pushed and pulled around, like a toy for other people to play with, somebody without a voice and without the right to a normal life. Unless.” It’s this last word – unless – that turns the direction of this novel and draws it to a conclusion. This, finally, seems to be the book’s message: the need to take control of one’s life. Maria, being dead, doesn’t have another chance, but each remaining character does, that is, except for her killer, whose identity MacMillian, like all good suspense writers, hides until the end. The Perfect Girl may not be the perfect read for fans of murder mysteries, but with its examination of the characters’ inner demons, it is a near-perfect psychological drama that keeps the reader turning each page.

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