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2012 Programming Guide

2012 PROGRAMMING




2012 Programming Guide

Independence Day Holiday Activities *See member website for additional Croquet, Bridge and other events. Additional details about the events below are given throughout this directory. Friday, June 29:

Art Loft: Watercolor Workshop With Bob Eoff

Friday, June 29:

Social: Weekday Wine Down Tasting on Dornie Deck

Saturday, June 30:

Children: Games With Lifeguards at Beach

Saturday, June 30:

Golf: Demo Day – Callaway and Cobra

Saturday, June 30:

Children: Relays and Ice Cream Sundaes at Beach

Saturday, June 30:

Golf: Flag Tournament on Championship Course

Sunday, July 1:

Social: Chapel by the Lake

Sunday, July 1:

Social: Bingo at the Clubhouse with a Magician

Sunday, July 1:

Croquet: Wine & Wickets on Croquet Courts

Sunday, July 1:

Social: Cookout Sundays On the Patio with Live Music

Monday, July 2:

Social: Chili cook-off on Patio

Tuesday, July 3:

Social: Parade/carnival and Lunch at Recreational Park, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. 


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Social: Beach closes at 3 p.m. for Picnic at Beach at 6 p.m.; music by Tuxedo Junction

Wednesday, July 4:

Children: Uncle Sam’s Crafts at 11 a.m. at Beach

Wednesday, July 4:

Social: Hamburger and Hot Dog Buffet at noon at Beach

Wednesday, July 4:

Children: S’mores at Beach at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4:

Social: Beach closes at 3 p.m. for BBQ cookout and fireworks at the Beach at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4:

Croquet: Croquet Tournament (open to Croquet Association members)

Wednesday, July 4:

Tennis: Annual Adult Round Robin and Courtside Barbecue at Tennis Courts

Wednesday, July 4:

Tennis: Annual Parent/Child and Adult/ Junior Tournament at Tennis Courts

Thursday, July 5:

Golf: Parent/Child Day With Nine Holes on Mountain Springs

Thursday, July 5:

Children: Arts and Crafts at Beach

Friday, July 6:

Social: Decathlon: horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, cornhole and snag golf, at Recreation Park

Friday, July 6:

Social: Evening Picnic With Decathlon Awards at Beach

Friday, July 6:

Social: Weekday Wine Down Tasting on Dornie Deck

Saturday, July 7:

Social: Fun Run With Pancake Breakfast at Beach




2012 Programming Guide Saturday, July 7:

Social: Bubba Gump Shrimp Night at Beach

Sunday, July 8:

Social: Structured Wine Tastings at Club House

Sunday, July 8:

Croquet: Wine & Wickets on Croquet Courts

Sunday, July 8:

Social: Cookout Sundays On the Patio With Live Music

Monday, July 9 – 13: Children: Tennis and Golf Junior Camps Monday, July 9:

Golf: Men’s Golf Interclub at Blowing Rock




BRIDGE


2012 Programming Guide

Bridge Duplicate Bridge. Meets every Wednesday beginning June 6 at 12:45 p.m. Call (828) 898-3166 to sign up with a partner. Call Dottie Cook if you need a partner or have questions.

“Better Bridge” Lessons With Ernie Moore. Meets Wednesdays from 10 until 11:30 a.m. in the Card Room, beginning June 13. Lessons focus on skills for all levels and play of the hand and include four challenging hands made for play at the conclusion. No partner needed or reservation needed. Cost per lesson is $10, and guests are welcome.

“Basic Bridge” Lessons With Ernie Moore. Meets Wednesdays from 4:45 until 6:15 p.m., beginning June 13. Lessons continue throughout season as long as interest continues. No partner or reservations required, and friends are welcome.

Chicago Bridge. Beginning June 7 at 4:30 p.m., this game meets weekly on Thursdays. Sign up with a partner by calling (828) 898-3166.

Rubber Bridge. Beginning June 8 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., this friendly game meets weekly on Fridays and does not require a partner. Sign up by calling (828) 898-3166.

Men’s Chicago Bridge. Meeting each Friday in the Men’s Locker Room at 1 p.m., this informal group is open to Members. Call Bob Farmer for more details.




CROQUET


2012 Programming Guide

Croquet Opening Flag Raising Ceremonies and First Wine & Wickets. Weekly fun golf croquet mixers, Wine & Wickets, begin Sunday, June 3 at 5 p.m. at the flag pole on the Upper Croquet Court. With the raising of the flag, the 2012 croquet season officially opens.

Croquet Clinics. Clinics meet at the Croquet Courts, beginning Monday, June 4 until Tuesday, Sept. 11. Clinic participants must be a Grandfather Golf and Country Club Member, as well as a GGCC Croquet Member. Please check the member website for the clinic schedule.

North Carolina Club Teams Tournament. Teams from across the state compete Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29 at the Croquet Courts and at Linville Ridge and Eseeola. Croquet members team up as doubles teams and compete against other North Carolina croquet clubs for the coveted Penwell Trophy. This season, we are the defending champions.

Third Annual Golf Croquet Scrambles. David Maloof hosts a fun croquet scrambles on Monday, Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. for Grandfather Croquet members. Cash entry fee is $5, and winner takes all.

Courtside Continental Breakfast and Crocathalon. This fun obstacle course croquet event on the Croquet Courts is Friday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. Join other Grandfather Croquet members for David’s Revenge/Crazy Croquet on David’s last day of the season.




GOLF


2012 Programming Guide

Golf Golf Courses and 10th Tee Open. Friday, May 4. ACC Sportswriters. Monday, May 7. Men’s Guest Days. Men’s Guest Days provide a wonderful opportunity for Grandfather Members to invite guests to enjoy golf and dining amenities. Guest Days begin with lunch in the Clubhouse, followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start on the Championship Course. At the completion of play, cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres and an awards presentation take place in the Clubhouse Living Room. Format is Two Best Balls of the Foursome. Teams may have up to three guests; entry requires each group to have a minimum of one guest. Event and registration information available on Club website or at Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Spring Guest Day: Friday, May 18

June Guest Day: Friday, June 22

Summer Guest Day: Friday, Aug. 24

Fall Guest Day: Friday, Oct. 5

North Carolina Golf Rating Panel. Monday, May 21. Ladies’ Southern Seniors. Tuesday, May 22. LGA Opening Day. Watch for details in Spring 2012 to sign up for this season’s LGA events. Thursday, May 31.




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Founders Cup. On Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10, registrants play this four-ball match play event for men. This first-rate competitive golf event is held each year, early in the season, for Grandfather Members and their guests.

Format: Four-Ball Match Play. Two-person teams play matches in flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with each team guaranteed at least two days of golf.

Schedule of Matches Friday a.m. and p.m.:

first round matches

Saturday a.m. and p.m.: second round matches and consolation matches for teams who lose their first match Sunday a.m.:

final matches in flights and consolation flights

Social Schedule Friday evening:

opening reception and dinner for players only to honor a golf legend

Friday evening:

summer cocktail sampling and wine tasting reception for spouses of Founders Cup participants for $18 per person; call (828) 898-3166 for reservations beginning at 6 p.m.

Saturday evening:

participants and wives invited to attend Club’s Opening Party

Sunday:

awards luncheon following play for participants

Mountain Springs Event on Founders Cup Saturday. This special event for members not participating in the Founders Cup takes place Saturday, June 9. Competition will be in Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Divisions. More information available on Club website or at Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388. 10


2012 Programming Guide

Interclub Matches. Interclub matches with Beech Mountain, Elk River, Linville Golf Club, Linville Ridge, Hound Ears and Blowing Rock Country Club for both men and women are played on Mondays during the season. To sign up to participate in an Interclub Match, call the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Ladies’ Interclub

Blowing Rock:

June 11

Grandfather:

June 25

Linville Ridge:

July 16

Beech Mountain:

July 30

Hound Ears:

Aug. 13

Elk River:

Aug. 27

Linville Golf Club:

Sept. 10

Men’s Interclub

Elk River:

June 4

Beech Mountain:

June 11

Blowing Rock:

July 9

Hound Ears:

July 16

Grandfather:

July 30

Linville Ridge:

Aug. 13

Ladies’ Spring Guest Day. Thursday, June 14 for LGA members and their guests.

Flag Tournament. Saturday, June 30. Junior Golf Camps. This season’s camps will again incorporate drills and exercises from the Titleist Performance Institute® Junior Program. Specific skill learning activities are designed to improve hand-eye coordination, balance and strength with an emphasis on having fun while learning. Student to 11


Grandfather Golf & Country Club teacher ratio is a maximum of 6:1. Fee per child is $35 per day. Students may attend both sessions. Registrations and information are on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Session 1: Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 Session 2: Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13

Mixed Member-Guest. This event is Saturday, July 14 through Sunday, July 15 and begins Saturday with a competitive round on Mountain Springs, followed by an evening cocktail party and dinner. Evening entertainment hosted by the Club is for participants and general membership. A continental breakfast is served Sunday morning, followed by 18 holes of competition on the Championship Course. Lunch and awards follow on the Patio. Optional practice rounds available on Friday. Information is available on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Men’s Member-Guest. This two-day premier event is Friday, July 20 through Saturday, July 21 with practice round on Thursday. Competition consists of five nine-hole matches in flights. Friday features three nine-hole matches. Two matches are played Saturday, followed by the Championship ShootOut.

Social Schedule: Thursday: Welcome Cocktail Party and Putting Contest on the Main Putting Green Friday:

Open Night – no scheduled activities

Saturday:

Evening Cocktails, Awards Presentation and Dinner Dance

Saturday:

Home and Garden Tour

Ladies’ Member Guest. Wednesday, July 25 through Thursday, July 26 for LGA members and their guests. 12


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Parent/Grandparent Child Championship. This popular event on Sunday, July 29 gives parents and grandparents an opportunity to play with their children and grandchildren. Competition is a two-person scramble over nine holes to keep play moving and to give new golfers a chance to be competitive. The emphasis is on having fun; golfers of all ages and ability are encouraged to participate. Event and registration information is on Club website and at Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Men’s and Women’s Club Championship. The Men’s and Women’s Club Championship is Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5. Format is individual match play. Championship Flights play at scratch, and all other flights play using handicap. Consolation matches in each flight guarantee participants a minimum of two rounds. Event and registration information is on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Ladies’ Member-Member. Thursday, Aug. 9 through Friday, Aug. 10 for LGA members.

Men’s Member-Member. This two-man team event is Saturday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 12. Competition is over 36 holes playing a Better Ball of the Pair format. Winners have their names inscribed on the Byrne Cup. Event and registration information is on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Greens Aerification. This maintenance is planned for Monday, Aug. 13 through Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Ladies’ Fall Guest Day. Thursday, Aug. 30 for LGA members and their guests.

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Men’s Fall Dutch Treat. The premier event on the fall calendar: Friday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 8. Tournament format is Two Best Balls of the Foursome, and each team must contain a minimum of two guests. Dinner is available in the Clubhouse each evening but is not included in the price of the event; Friday evening features a Half Pound Lobster Dinner. Awards are presented at the Saturday evening Cocktail Reception. Event and registration information is on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Social Schedule:

Thursday: Welcome Cocktail Party

Friday:

Cocktails and Light Hors d’Oeuvres

Saturday:

Cocktails and Awards Presentation

LGA Closing Day. Thursday, Sept. 13. Golf Course Closing Day. Sunday, Oct. 21. Manufacturer Demo Days. These popular Demo Days offer 30-minute fitting appointments for Members who want to be fitted while equipment is onsite. Members who are unsure about current clubs or simply want to upgrade are fitted using the latest in technology to find what equipment best matches current ball speed, launch angle, spin-rate and skill level.

Schedule: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, June 23: Titleist and Ping

Saturday, June 30: Callaway and Cobra

Saturday, July 14:

Titleist

Saturday, July 28:

Cobra

Ladies’ Golf Association. The Ladies’ Golf Association (LGA) hosts events throughout the season. In order to participate in all ladies’ golf events, with the exception of the Ladies’ Club Championship, Club Members must belong to the LGA. 14


2012 Programming Guide To join, call the Golf Shop or Club Administration Offices or complete and return the registration form in the spring mailing. Weekly play days are listed below, and a complete listing of events will be available in May: Thursdays beginning May 31: 18-hole play and Mountain Springers Tuesdays beginning June 5:

Nine holes following golf clinic

Titleist Performance Institute® (TPI). Two years ago, the TPI Program® was introduced to help Members improve overall fitness, quality of life and golf. The response has been positive, and this service will be offered again in 2012. The Titleist Performance Institute® provides players with the ultimate golf learning experience and can help players whose game has reached a plateau. The program isolates physical limitations and correlates findings to swing technique and then prescribes a custom-conditioning program in coordination with the Club’s Fitness experts. Call the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388 for an appointment.

Lesson Information. The Professional Golf Staff provides the finest experience available in golf instruction. Members are encouraged to take advantage of these game improvement sessions, led by PGA Director of Golf, Chip King, and his staff of PGA Professionals. For an appointment or for information about the following services, call the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

• Private Lessons (30 or 60 minute session)

• On-course Instruction

• Club Fitting

• Clinic Series

• V1 Video Analysis

• Titleist Performance Institute® (TPI) 15


TENNIS


2012 Programming Guide

Tennis Outdoor Tennis Courts Open. The season begins at the Outdoor Tennis Courts on Friday, May 25.

Memorial Day Adult and Junior Round Robin With Courtside Barbecue. On Memorial Day Monday, May 28 at 4 p.m., parents intermix with junior players. Barbecue follows play.

Men’s Day. Beginning June 4, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. on most Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, join other male tennis players with an average playing level between 3.0-3.5 for an open round robin.

Men’s Night. Beginning June 4 on Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m., join other male tennis players with an average playing level of 4.0 and above for an open round robin.

Coed Adult Advanced Drill Clinic. Beginning June 7, from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Thursdays and Saturdays at Tennis Courts, this 90-minute clinic is available with moderate to high drill level for advanced players at a level of 3.5 and above.

Future Stars. Beginning June 11, children 4 through 7 years meet most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30 until 3:30 p.m. for this skill-building tennis clinic.

Advanced Junior Clinic. Beginning June 11, children 8 years and older meet most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4 until 5:30 p.m. for a tennis clinic to build on previously developed skills.

Ladies’ Day Invitational. On Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m., ladies intermix with tennis players from various clubs in the area; a courtside luncheon follows.

High Country Junior Tennis League. Beginning June 12 on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, advanced juniors play organized tennis matches against other clubs. 17


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Ladies’ Member/Guest Tournament. On Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23, ladies invite a guest of their choice to play against other teams. A Friday cocktail party starts at 5 p.m. with Chardonnays from around the world, house-made mojitos and light hors d’oeuvres. The draw is formed during the party and play begins Saturday at 10 a.m. with awards given at the end.

Pee Wee Tennis Camp, Session 1. This skill-building tennis camp for children 4 through 7 years meets Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 from 2 until 3 p.m.

Junior Camp, Session 1. This extended tennis clinic for advanced junior players who have developed skills in previous years meets Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m.

Annual Adult Round Robin, Courtside Barbecue, and Parent/ Child and Adult/Junior Tournament. On Wednesday, July 4, adults intermix from 10 a.m. until noon. A courtside barbecue then gives participants an opportunity to fuel up before Annual Parent/Child Tournament, a semi-competitive tennis tournament at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sign-up at Tennis Pro Shop.

Pee Wee Tennis Camp, Session 2. This skill-building tennis camp for children 4 through 7 years meets Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 2 until 3 p.m.

Junior Camp, Session 2. This extended tennis clinic for advanced junior players who have developed skills in previous years meets Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m.

25th Anniversary Mountain Cup Tennis Tournament. From Friday, July 20 until Sunday, July 22, the biggest tennis tournament in the High Country — formed by Daniel Minton of High Country Insurance Services — is held here at Grandfather Golf and Country Club. Open to all High 18


2012 Programming Guide Country clubs, two divisions are available. Players 35 years and older must have at least 14 players per team. The senior division for players 60 years and older requires six players per team. Tournament format is doubles and mixed doubles formed by Tennis Pros. Each team chooses a local charity to receive any monetary winnings. The winning team’s club holds the trophy to showcase during the year of their win.  

Pro Exhibition and Covered Dish Dinner. Come out to watch your pros battle it out against other teaching pros in the area at the Tennis Courts on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 4 p.m. Adults can enjoy margaritas, while children enjoy other tasty treats. A Tex-Mex dinner follows.

Ladies’ Day Invitational. On Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 10 a.m., ladies intermix with players from various clubs with a courtside luncheon and wine tasting to follow.

Labor Day Mixed Doubles Tournament. Teams will be formed at the Tennis Center on the morning of the event, Saturday, Sept. 1, by pulling from a hat. Play begins at 10 a.m. Beer and wine are provided.

Fall GOTE (Golf/Tennis) Tournament. On Saturday, Oct. 6, Members participate in a golf and tennis tournament where members play as a team both on-court and on-course. The event is open to men and women as separate divisions. Tennis begins at 10 a.m., followed by a courtside luncheon and competition on the Mountain Springs Course, which includes prize holes. Sign up at the Tennis Center with partners.

Lesson Information. Private 30- to 60-minute tennis lessons are available from Frank Morrison, USPTA Certified Tennis Professional since 1995. Qualified Assistant Professionals are also available for lessons. Also available are 90-minute adult clinics. For more information, call (828) 898-4531, Extension 140 or (828) 898-5334. 19


ART LOFT


2012 Programming Guide

Art Loft Mentoring With Barbara Timberman. Beginning May 23 through Oct. 10, Mentoring Wednesdays are from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sessions begin with a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation to enhance your knowledge of various artists with time for questions and discussion. Mentoring with Barbara Timberman follows. Everyone is invited to attend — painters and non-painters.

Drawing Instruction With Barbara Timberman. This weekly instruction for beginners and intermediates meets Mondays from 1 until 4 p.m., beginning June 11 until Aug. 27. Study basic art elements and principles of drawing, chiaroscuro, atmospheric and linear perspective, and perceptual drawing. No charge for members; $30 per session for non-members.

Painting Instruction With Barbara Timberman. This weekly instruction for beginners and intermediates meets on Tuesdays from 1 until 4 p.m., beginning June 12 until Aug. 28 Study the basic techniques of watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, still life, and landscape with no charge for Members and $30 per session for non-members.

Opening Art Party. Join your friends at the Beach on Thursday, June 14 for this fun, social event.

Still Life in Oil Workshop With Kate Worm. Explore oils using a variety of methods to apply the medium, Monday, June 18 through Tuesday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The fee is $180 for Members and non-members.

Watercolor Workshop With Bob Eoff. Learn how to add texture and life to dull paintings, Friday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Fee is $70 for Members and non-members. The fee to participate in both of Bob Eoff’s workshops is $140. 21


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Understanding Color With Barbara Timberman, Part I. This class offers a hands-on exploration of understanding value. Friday, July 13 at 9:30 a.m. No supplies are needed. No fee; sign up in Art Loft.

Watercolor Workshop With Bob Eoff. On Monday, July 23, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., learn why Bob says, “It’s watercolor... not colored water.” Fee is $70 for Members and non-members. The fee to participate in both of Bob Eoff’s workshops is $140.

Abstracting With Barbara Timberman. No supplies are needed for this workshop on Friday, July 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Oil Workshop With Andy Braitman. Participants of this twoday workshop on Thursday, Aug. 2 and Friday, Aug. 3 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. practice color schemes and color harmonies to create vibrant, exciting painting. The fee is $200 for Members and non-members.

Beading Workshop With Bonnie Cocke. Travel to the Bead Box in Boone on Monday, Aug. 6 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to purchase your beads. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, create your beaded masterpiece in the Art Loft. There is no additional fee for this two-day workshop.

Pastels and/or Oil Workshop With Kevin Beck. This two-day workshop on Monday, Aug. 20 through Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m works with landscapes from photographic images. The fee is $180 for Members and nonmembers.

Concrete Leaves With Linda Hubbard. This weeklong workshop allows time for proper curing and painting of concrete used to create leaves. Sept. 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Beach to pour concrete leaves. Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. to pickup leaves from the Beach. Sept. 17 and 18 to paint concrete leaves in the Art Loft with Linda Hubbard. The fee is $35 for Members and non-members. 22


2012 Programming Guide

Understanding Color with Barbara Timberman, Part II. This class offers a hands-on exploration of color intensity and how colors react to each other. Friday, Sept. 14 at 9:30 a.m. No supplies are needed. No fee; sign up in Art Loft.

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BEACH


2012 Programming Guide

Beach Beach and Snack Bar Opening Hours. The Beach Pavilion opens Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Beach Snack Bar opens May 25 through 28, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Beach Pavilion and Beach Snack Bar close from Tuesday, May 29 through Thursday, May 31. The Beach Pavilion and Beach Snack Bar reopen Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3 for the hours listed above and reclose Monday, June 4 through Thursday, June 7. They open for the season for the hours listed above on Friday, June 8.

Margaritaville Night. Begin your Memorial Weekend with a family-friendly celebration at the Beach on Saturday, May 26, 7 until 11 p.m. Enjoy an island-themed dinner buffet and cocktails from 7 until 9 p.m. and shag to your heart’s delight to the tunes of Key Lime Pie. Call (828) 898-3166 to make reservations before Friday, May 4.

Welcome Back Party at Beach. On Saturday, June 9, 1 until 3 p.m., children are invited to celebrate the beginning of the season with games and ice cream.

Off Campus Trips. Watch for more details about off-campus trips each Thursday.

Grandfather All Sports Junior Camp. All Sports Junior Camp includes golf, tennis, sports field activities, free swim, lunch and beach concessions. Wednesday evening features a “Halloween” Party, dinner and games at the Beach, and Friday is “Survivor Camp” day. This sports-oriented camp is an excellent opportunity for children and grandchildren to experience Grandfather in a new way. Information is available on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388. 25


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Session 1: Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22

Session 2: Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20

Session 3: Monday July 23 through Friday, July 27

Session 4: Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 3

Session 5: Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday, Aug. 10

* See Teen Adventure Camp information from July 7 – 10.

Arts, Crafts and Ice Cream Sundaes at the Beach. Saturday, June 16, 1 until 2:30 p.m.

Zumba for the Family. This fun, high-energy fitness opportunity at the beach helps you stay in shape with four days of fun classes on Saturday, June 16; Monday, June 18; Saturday, June 23; and Monday, June 25, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sign up at the Beach 48 hours in advance.

Beach BINGO and Buffet. This Tuesday night weekly event for the entire family begins June 19 at 6:30 p.m., at the Beach Pavilion. Make reservations at the Beach each week by 5 p.m. on Monday. June 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; Aug. 7. Please note that it will not be held on July 3. A special Bingo night with magician will be held on Sunday, July 1.

Games on the Beach and Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches. Saturday, June 23, 1 until 2:30 p.m. Relays and Ice Cream Sundaes at the Beach. Saturday, June 30, 1 until 2:30 p.m.

Special BINGO at the Clubhouse With a Magician. Our special guest on Sunday, July 1 at 6 p.m. is sure to make for a magically memorable night. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 by Saturday night at 5 p.m. to make reservations.

Teen Adventure Camp. This five-day camp for teens takes place Saturday, July 7 through Tuesday, July 10 and includes exciting off-campus excursions: canoeing, rock climbing, spelunking and fly fishing. The camp is designed for a 26


2012 Programming Guide maximum of 12 campers and a minimum of six. Members may contact Kristin at kcopeland@GrandfatherClubNC.com to sign up by Sunday, April 15. Any remaining spaces will open to guests on Monday, April 16. All registrations close on Tuesday, May 15.

Overnight Trip to Wolf Lodge. Saturday, July 14 through Sunday, July 15. Ask Kristin at the Beach for more details.

Sandcastle Contest for Preschoolers and Homemade Ice Cream at the Beach. Saturday, July 14, 1 until 2:30 p.m. Lifeguard Swim and Blob at the Beach. Saturday, July 21, 1 until 2:30 p.m.

Arts, Crafts and Ice Cream Cones at the Beach. Saturday, July 28, 1 until 2:30 p.m.

Mexican Fiesta for Kids at the Beach. This fun dinner event for children on Friday, July 20, 6:30 until 9 p.m., keeps the younger ones busy while parents enjoy the Member-Guest. Sign up at the Beach 48 hours in advance.

Boat Races With Lifeguards and Decorate Cookies at the Beach. Saturday, Aug. 4, 1 until 2:30 p.m. Cookout, Volleyball, and Nighttime Free Swim at the Beach. Sign up at the Beach 48 hours in advance for this nighttime back-to-school event for children on Friday, Aug. 10, 6:30 until 9 p.m.

Arts, Crafts and Ice Cream Sundaes at the Beach. Saturday, Aug. 11, 1 until 2:30 p.m.

Water Games With Lifeguards and Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches at the Beach. Saturday, Aug. 18, 1 until 2:30 p.m. Special Labor Day Weekend Event: Bingo at the Beach Blowout. Meet back up at the Beach on Friday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. to relive the glory days of summer. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 by Thursday at 5 p.m. to make reservations. 27


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Blue Jeans and Barbecue at a family night square dance with caller. Swing your partner ‘round and ‘round at the Beach on Sunday, Sept. 2. Dinner is 6 until 7 p.m., and the band plays from 7 until 10:30 p.m. with a dance clinic from 7 until 7:30 p.m. During breaks, the caller teaches steps to keep dancers moving. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 to make reservations by Monday, Aug. 13.

Beach End-of-Season Hours. Beach Pavilion and Beach Snack Bar are open during regular hours until Sunday, Aug. 19, at 5 p.m. Both are closed Monday, Aug. 20 until Thursday, Aug. 23. Beach Pavilion and Beach Snack Bar reopen during regular hours Friday, Aug. 24 through Sunday, Aug. 26 and reclose Monday, Aug. 27 through Thursday, Aug. 30. Beach Pavilion and Beach Snack Bar reopen Friday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3 during regular hours and close for season Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Boating Passes and Rentals. Seasonal boating passes are $165, and boat rental is $10 per hour. For more information, please visit or call Kristin at (828) 898-4531, Extension 137.

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Camps Junior Golf Camps. This season’s camps will again incorporate drills and exercises from the Titleist Performance Institute® Junior Program. Specific skill learning activities are designed to improve hand-eye coordination, balance and strength with an emphasis on having fun while learning. Student to teacher ratio is a maximum of 6:1. Fee per child is $35 per day. Students may attend both sessions. Registrations and information are on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Session 1: Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 Session 2: Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13

Pee Wee Tennis Camp, Session 1. This skill-building tennis camp for children 4 through 7 years meets Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 from 2 until 3 p.m.

Junior Camp, Session 1. This extended tennis clinic for advanced junior players who have developed skills in previous years meets Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29 from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m.

Pee Wee Tennis Camp, Session 2. This skill-building tennis camp for children 4 through 7 years meets Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 2 until 3 p.m.

Junior Camp, Session 2. This extended tennis clinic for advanced junior players who have developed skills in previous years meets Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m.

Grandfather All Sports Junior Camp. All Sports Junior Camp includes golf, tennis, sports field activities, free swim, lunch and beach concessions. Wednesday evening features a “Halloween” Party, dinner and games at the Beach, and 30


2012 Programming Guide Friday is “Survivor Camp” day. This sports-oriented camp is an excellent opportunity for children and grandchildren to experience Grandfather in a new way. Information is available on the Club website and at the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388.

Session 1: Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22

Session 2: Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20

Session 3: Monday July 23 through Friday, July 27

Session 4: Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 3

Session 5: Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday, Aug. 10

* See Teen Adventure Camp information from July 7 – 10.

Teen Adventure Camp. This five-day camp for teens takes place Saturday, July 7 through Tuesday, July 10 and includes exciting off-campus excursions: canoeing, rock climbing, spelunking and fly fishing. The camp is designed for a maximum of 12 campers and a minimum of six. Members may contact Kristin at kcopeland@GrandfatherClubNC.com to sign up by Sunday, April 15. Any remaining spaces will open to guests on Monday, April 16. All registrations close on Tuesday, May 15.

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Dining and Social *Check monthly newsletters for reservation and cost details.

Wine Maker’s Dinner With Adam and Dianna Lee of Siduri Winery. On Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m., join us for dinner with one of the best American wineries by critics. Siduri focuses solely on Pinot Noir from the most prestigious vineyard sites in California and Oregon. Usually tending to the vines or maintaining the winery, Adam and Dianna travel during late spring to tell their unique story and winemaking philosophy. Don’t miss this opportunity to taste award-winning single vineyard pinot noirs, as well as whites and reds from sister winery Novy, coupled with fine cuisine from Chef Bates. Visit www.siduri.com for more about the wines. Please call (828) 898-3166 for reservations.

Chapel By the Lake. Beginning June 3 until Sept. 2, this nondenominational service is held each Sunday in the Beach Pavilion from 9 until 9:30 a.m. with inspirational guest speakers. Don’t miss the first speaker of the season, Penn Dameron, Executive Director of Grandfather Mountain, on June 3.

Tuesday 5:30 Hour Lecture Series. The Tuesday 5:30 Hour Series, held in the Clubhouse Card Room, offers Grandfather Members a balance of cultural, educational and entertaining programs. Most of this season’s scheduled programs are suggested by Members, and many participants are regional artists, historians, performers or professors who are pleased to showcase their talents and expertise in this one-hour format. June 19:

Season Beginnings. Zach Platek, COO, summarizes winter and spring projects and highlights the Club’s upcoming season. 33


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Lees McRae Summer Theater Preview. Performers from the series’ three distinct shows, Seussical, a family musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss; See How They Run, a British Farce; and Showboat, the musical, offer Grandfather an exclusive sneak preview.

July 31:

Horn in the West Highlights. Several actors and directors of Horn in the West share highlights from this revolutionary adventure drama that has entertained guests of the High Country since 1952. Loved by young and old, it is located in the heart of Boone in one of the most beautiful outdoor theatres in the country. (A trip for Members to see the production is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 9.)

Aug. 28:

Meredith’s Miniatures. Grandfather’s own Meredith Slane Michener, whose collection of handcrafted and designed rooms is on permanent display at the High Point Museum, presents her 20-year-old passion and creative interest. Her lecture includes a history of miniatures, design and construction details and slides of her collection. Each room is 1/12 scale and includes detailed accessories, such as a working grandfather clock, fireplaces, intricate fabrics and more. She even has a golf-themed room called “The 19th Hole.”

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Dining with Robert Redford and Other Stories. Tamra Wilson, author and lecturer, discusses the making of her latest book. A fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Tamra was part of the 2002 Blumenthal Writers and Readers Series and has received grants funded by the North Carolina Arts Council. Her work has been published in more than 50 literary journals and magazines. 34


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Tony’s Rib Shack at the 10th Tee. Enjoy barbecue in the casual, family-friendly setting of the 10 th Tee every Friday night, May 25 until Aug. 31, from 6 until 9 p.m. Dine at the 10th Tee or call ahead and carry your dinner home. Visit the 10th Tee or check the member website for a full menu. Reservations are not taken, and casual attire is encouraged. Call (828) 898-3166, extension 235 for more information.

Cookout Sundays On the Patio With Live Music. Enjoy casual Sunday evenings on the Patio from 6 until 9 p.m. with gourmet burgers, chicken and seafood and music every Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Take in the sounds of local, talented musicians — jazz, casual rock and roll, beach music, blues, and classical instrumental: May 27:

The Lucky Strikes – quartet featuring variety of jazz, blues, swing and rock

June 3:

Simple Folk With Joey Moore of Tuxedo Junction – a little beach, vintage folk and Americana

June 10:

The Whip Daddys – classic rock and roll favorites

June 17:

Denny Slawn – a Grandfather favorite performs classics from the 30s, 40s and 50s

June 24:

The Shane Chalke Band – instrumental classic jazz

July 1:

Uphill Both Ways – local bluegrass with band leader Kenny Johnson

July 8:

Ross Sermons – multi-talented recording artist playing repertoire of authentic blues, traditional folk, and country blues

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The Lucky Strikes

July 22:

Whitney Thompson & Daniel Foster Johnston – Grandfather’s own Whitney and long- time music partner play country and folk originals and covered favorites 35


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The Shane Chalke Band – instrumental classic jazz

Aug. 5:

Whitney Thompson and Daniel Foster Johnston

Aug. 12:

The Lucky Strikes

Aug. 19:

The Klee and Mike Show with Klee Liles and Mike Robertson – showcasing diverse songs, unusual percussions and loads of fun

Aug 26:

The Neighbors – Caldwell County based “bluegrass with a twist” quartet and Merlefest regulars interweave modern bluegrass with folk, Cajun, Celtic, and rock and roll

Sept. 2:

Gregory Guay – classically trained guitarist

Weekday Wine Down. Fridays, June 15 through Aug. 31 from 5:30 until 7 p.m., join our Wine Director, Anne Prevatte, on the Deck of the Dornie Lounge for a fun, casual wine tasting featuring a different theme each week. Enjoy the incredible view, discover a new favorite wine, and meet new friends. Includes a light sample of cheese, fruit and crackers for $10 per person. June 15:

New Arrivals

June 22:

“Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy”

June 29:

“Marie from Sunny Italy”

July 6:

“America the Beautiful”

July 13:

“Something Old, Something New”

July 20:

Men at Work “Down Under”

July 27:

“Never Been to Spain”

Aug. 3:

“California Dreamin’”

Aug. 10:

“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”

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“C’est Magnifique”

Aug. 31:

Champagnes and Sparkling Wines from Around the World

Margaritaville Night. Begin your Memorial Weekend with a family-friendly celebration at the Beach on Saturday, May 26, 7 until 11 p.m. Enjoy an island-themed dinner buffet and cocktails from 7 until 9 p.m. and shag to your heart’s delight to the tunes of Key Lime Pie. Call (828) 898-3166 to make reservations before Friday, May 4.

Mike Dekle – After Dinner in the Lounge. On Saturday, June 2, beginning at 9 a.m., singer/songwriter/storyteller Mike Dekle returns to Grandfather for his third performance. Having produced seven albums, Mike is known in the music industry for his thought-provoking, honest musical approach and has written songs for Kenny Rogers, Shania Twain and many others. No charge.

Opening Party. On Saturday, June 9, from 7 p.m. until midnight, celebrate the official start to the new season with cuisine from Chef Tony and the talented culinary staff and music by Denny Slawn and Gregory Guay. Members and family guests are $36.50 per person and non-member guests are $100 per person. For more information, call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166.

Weekly Dining Specials at Clubhouse. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night specials begin the week of June 10.

Zumba for the Family. This fun, high-energy fitness opportunity at the beach helps you stay in shape with four days of fun classes on Saturday, June 16; Monday, June 18; Saturday, June 23; and Monday, June 25, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sign up at the Beach 48 hours in advance.

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Wine Club Dinner. Sparkling, Whites, and Reds from Oregon are featured at this memorable dinner on Saturday, June 16, beginning at 7 p.m. See trip highlights from our Wine Director, Anne Prevatte, and discover the incredibly distinct, terroir-driven wines of this beautiful wine country. Cost of this dinner is included in the Grandfather Wine Club annual fee of $200 per couple. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 or Anne at Extension 236 to renew your membership and make your reservation.

Casual Nine and Dine. The first Nine and Dine of the Season on Sunday, June 24 is a casual event and includes cart fee, cocktails at the 10th Tee, and hors d’oeuvres on the beautiful Mountain Springs Course. Following the event, everyone is encouraged to dine together on the Patio. Music on the Patio is provided by The Shane Chalke Jazz Band. Contact the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 or the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388 for reservations. Cost is $50 per person.

Historic Barter Theater Bus Trip. Leave Grandfather on Thursday, June 28 at 11 a.m. to travel to Abingdon, Va., to see The Red Velvet Cake War, a brilliantly funny Southern comedy. The $50 per person fee includes travel, lunch at the Barter Café and admission. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 by June 10 for reservations.

Structured Wine Tastings. On Sunday, July 8, 4:30 until 6 p.m., taste the distinguished Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs from DuMol Wines, a California famous Russian River Winery. The tasting will be accompanied by “small bites” from Chef Tony Bates. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 for reservations; limited seating available. Cost is $30 per person.

The Chelsea House Orchestra. Delighting us once again in the Clubhouse Living Room on Thursday, July 12, at 8:15 p.m., this talented high school orchestra performs an exclusive concert for Grandfather Members titled “Celtic with a Kick.” 38


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Grand Seafood Buffet. Bagpipers will make their annual appearance on Saturday, July 14 to coincide with Highland Games events. The bar opens at 7 p.m. and buffet begins at 7:30 with shrimp, crab legs, crab claws, oysters, fresh lump crab meat, clams casino, fresh shucked clams, sushi, lobster tail, smoked seafood, crawfish etoufee, seafood newberg, garlic mussels, and other delectable dishes. Cost is $65 for adults. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 for reservations. Attire is Country Club Casual.

Grandfather’s Second Annual Food and Wine Day. Saturday, July 28 is a day filled with cooking demonstrations, wine seminars and a tasting, lunch with the Chef, and our Wine Maker’s dinner with Susie Selby from Selby Winery in Sonoma, Calif. Cost is $125 per person and includes all of the day’s events. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 early to make your reservation.

Lees McRae Summer Theater Bus Trip: Showboat, the Musical. Don’t miss the bus for this musical matinee on Sunday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. Cost of $30 includes travel and admission. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 for reservations by Sunday, July 8.

Taste of the High Country. This annual dinner and auction, featuring guest chefs from clubs and restaurants around the High Country, is Monday, Aug. 6 and benefits Crossnore School.

Horn in the West Bus Trip. Join us on Thursday, Aug. 9 for a trip to the historic Daniel Boone Outdoor Amphitheater in Boone. Enjoy an early dinner at the Club before catching the bus, scheduled to leave at 7 p.m. Cost of $15 includes travel and admission.

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Low Country Boil at the Beach. Saturday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m., enjoy all you can eat family style blue she-crabs, jumbo shrimp, mussels, smoked sausage, corn cobs and red bliss potatoes. A variety of desserts and live music top off this summer fun event. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 before Aug. 5 for reservations.

Art Exhibit and Dinner. The end-of-the-year dinner, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18, is a popular social event and opportunity to look back at the outstanding artwork created during the season. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 for reservations.

Gourmet Nine and Dine. The second Nine and Dine of the season on Saturday, Aug. 25 includes cart fee, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on Mountain Springs and a gourmet multicourse dinner on the Driving Range. Contact the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 or the Golf Shop at (828) 898-4388 for reservations. Cost is $100 per person.

Grand Seafood Buffet. On Saturday, Sept. 1, Labor Day Weekend festivities continue at the Clubhouse with the bar opening at 7 p.m. and buffet at 7:30 p.m. with shrimp, crab legs, crab claws, oysters, fresh lump crab meat, clams casino, fresh shucked clams, sushi, lobster tail, smoked seafood, seafood jambalaya, coconut curry cod, fried shrimp and other delectable dishes. Cost is $65 for adults. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166 for reservations. Attire is Country Club Casual.

The LongShadows Project. Discover a rare collection of wines from Washington State on Saturday, Sept. 15. These wines were created by the growers of Washington State and famous wine makers from around the world. This tasting will be accompanied by Chef Tony’s tapas pairings. Reservations are limited to just 12 people, and cost is $30. Call the Clubhouse at (828) 898-3166. 40


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Departmental Staff Directory GRANDFATHER CLUB PROPERTIES (GCP) Please call (828) 898-4541 for more information regarding real estate or rentals: Rebekah Wood, Broker in Charge........................... (828) 260-1177 rwood@GrandfatherClubPropertiesNC.com Sue Jones, Broker..................................................... (828) 387-0207 sjones@GrandfatherClubPropertiesNC.com Beth Cromwell, Administrative Assistant bcromwell@GrandfatherClubPropertiesNC.com GCP Fax Line................................................................... 898-4595

MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENTS Please call (828) 898-4531 and the following three digit extension, unless otherwise noted: Art Loft.......................................................................................167 Beach Kristin Copeland, Director.........................................................137 kcopeland@GrandfatherClubNC.com Croquet Professional David Maloof, Croquet Professional.......................................... 152 Fitness Center Whitney Thompson, Program Director and Personal Trainer.....160 wthompson@GrandfatherClubNC.com

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Grandfather Golf & Country Club Todd Coombs, Personal Trainer.................................................160 tcoombs@GrandfatherClubNC.com General Maintenance Dennis Harmon, Director...........................................................117 dharmon@GrandfatherClubNC.com Melissa Baird, Coordinator....................................................... 108 mbaird@GrandfatherClubNC.com Golf Course Maintenance Pete Gerdon, Golf Course Superintendent..................................116 pgerdon@GrandfatherClubNC.com Massage Center Beth Seufer................................................................................ 100 bseufer@GrandfatherClubNC.com Security Jaime Rezzonico, Director of Security Services...........................169 jrezzonico@GrandfatherClubNC.com Security Gatehouse.................................... 898-6620 (no extension) security@GrandfatherClubNC.com Emergencies Only...................................... 898-9035 (no extension) CLUBHOUSE AND GOLF PERSONNEL

Call (828) 898-3166 for dinner reservations and to-go orders. For Clubhouse personnel, please call (828) 898-3166 and the following three digit extension, unless otherwise noted: Tony Bates, Executive Chef........................................................ 229 tbates@GrandfatherClubNC.com Chip King, PGA, Director of Golf............................................. 223 cking@GrandfatherClubNC.com

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2012 Programming Guide Anne Prevatte, Wine Director and Social Events Coordinator... 236 aprevatte@GrandfatherClubNC.com Tom Sudderth, Clubhouse Manager.......................................... 222 tsudderth@GrandfatherClubNC.com Khan Syed.................................................................................. 228 ksyed@GrandfatherClubNC.com Clubhouse Receptionist Fax Line............... 898-2343 (no extension) Golf Shop................................................................................... 224 Golf Shop Direct Line................................ 898-4388 (no extension) Clubhouse Administrative Fax Line........... 898-4327 (no extension) 10th Tee Snack Bar..................................................................... 235 Beach Pavilion Snack Bar.......................................................... 249 Grandfather Grill Room............................................................ 234 Ladies’ Locker Room................................................................. 232 Men’s Locker Room................................................................... 233 Men’s Card Room...................................................................... 245 TENNIS Frank Morrison, Tennis Professional..........................................119 fmorrison@GrandfatherClubNC.com Courts.........................................................................................140 Direct Line................................................. 898-5334 (no extension)

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Grandfather Golf & Country Club ADMINISTRATION BUILDING Please call (828) 898-4531 for the following extensions: Zachary Platek, Chief Operating Officer................................... 120 zplatek@GrandfatherClubNC.com Richard P. Foutz, Chief Financial Officer...................................114 rfoutz@GrandfatherClubNC.com Kelly Broman-Fulks, Membership Services Director...................101 kbromanfulks@GrandfatherClubNC.com Shelby Oaks, Member Services Director.................................... 127 Claire Thompson, Housekeeping Supervisor..............................102 cthompson@GrandfatherClubNC.com Laundry Phone.......................................................................... 125 Member Services........................................ 898-4531 (no extension) GGCC Fax Line......................................... 898-7628 (no extension) Accounting Norm Hogan, General Ledger/Special Projects.......................... 124 nhogan@GrandfatherClubNC.com Missy Pyatte, Accounting...........................................................141 mpyatte@GrandfatherClubNC.com Lori Street, Accounts Receivable................................................ 130 lstreet@GrandfatherClubNC.com Michele Turbyfill, Accounts Payable...........................................115 mturbyfill@GrandfatherClubNC.com GGCC Beauty Shop Linda Moore & Robin Austin....................................................118 Direct Line................................................. 898-6131 (no extension)

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