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In This Issue Welcome New Leadership Build a Birdhouse, Grow a Tree
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Golf News & Events Springtime Recap
2011 BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Racquets Food & Beverage Kidâ€™s Activities
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Summer Party Planning Spa
Larry LeVan, Chair Frank Broyles Larry Crowley Scott Oishi Dina Schulz Bob Shema Kate Shema Marsha Tokerud Craig Uebele
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_ith the conclusion of the HP Byron Nelson Championship and Memorial weekend, our summer activities at the club
THINGS TO DO AT THE SPORTS CLUB THIS SUMMER
region of the country (where my corporate executives reside), where it might
What are you waiting for? Grab your shades and sunscreen
take until July 4th to finally go swimming. That’s a particularly nice feature
– this summer is going to be a hot one at the Sports Club!
of our weather and The Sports Club, because the Grill-n-Chills on Friday
are officially in full force! Contrast that with the Great Lakes
nights are now the premier attraction of the summer. If you’ve not yet enjoyed 1. Wind down after a busy week with a Grill N’ Chill and Dive-In Movie at the Family Pool, every Friday night in
Racquets and the north end of the property on the weekends, I think you will be very surprised at the energy!
June and July. Movies start at dusk on the Beach! 2. Sign your child up for Summerfest camp! Camps are available for all ages and skill levels through the end
Fifty years is a long time. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Four
Seasons Hotels and Resorts. With 84 hotels and resorts in 34 countries, it is
3. Test your cooking skills and knowledge at one of our Summer Cooking Class Series.
synonymous with luxury service, elegant spas, and fine restaurants. Of course, The Sports Club goes above and beyond with our incomparable facilities,
4. Make a sandcastle on the beach at the Family Pool!
and we members are the beneficiaries of such a fabulous club experience. In
The Family Pool opens Memorial Day and is the perfect
addition, I just turned 50 years old in May—and no, I didn’t have to produce
place for children of all ages to come and just be a kid.
my birth certificate (despite constant demands from Donald Trump and the
5. Grab the best seat in the house for our annual
Tea Party). So, without radical medical advances, I’m now likely playing the
Independence Day fireworks show on the 18th green.
11th hole of my “back nine.” The Toronto-based Four Seasons Company
The 18th Annual Independence Weekend.
celebrated their Golden Anniversary in style at the swanky Beverly Hills
6. Schedule some “me time” at the Spa & Salon to try out the Silver Anniversary Facial, in honor of Four Seasons’ 50th anniversary.
Four Seasons LA, and I celebrated mine alone at home with a bottle of Jose Cuervo... See the similarities?
7. Take up a new sport! Join a tennis, racquetball or squash league at the Club, available for all sports most
Rest assured, I will pick myself up and continue to guide the Board of
days of the week beginning in June.
Governors and Operating committee process through the rest of my term,
8. Enjoy wines and cuisine from the California coast at
mid-life crisis or not!
the Member Wine Dinner June 25, with Chef Frederic Angevin and Master Sommelier James Tidwell. 9. Take advantage of the fantastic discounts in the Pro
Shop at the Tax-Free Weekend sale August 26-28. 10. Build a birdhouse outside of Kids For All Seasons, and grow a tree!
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From the Club Manager ROB COWAN
n April 17, Four Seasons Resort and Club held its annual employee celebration. This year held particular importance as this spring marked two very significant milestones: Four Seasons’ 50th anniversary and Four Seasons Resort and Club’s 25th anniversary. The
celebration carried a “Now and Then” theme, taking us all back to 1986. Believe it or not, there are 16 staff members who have been here the entire time, most of them working here when the Club first opened in 1983 in advance of the hotel. This dedicated group was acknowledged with rousing applause for their unwavering commitment.
The highlight of the evening was our staff Superstar of the Year announcement.
Two of our staff members who are consistently applauded by our members had a huge night. I am elated to announce that Su Howe, Members Lounge, was acknowledged as the runner-up for Superstar of the Year. And, drum roll please, David Aigbe, Locker Room, was awarded Superstar of the Year for 2010! David and Su have a combined 35 years of exemplary service to the Club. When you see Su and David, please congratulate them on this well-deserved accomplishment!
The 2010 Superstar of the Year was awarded to David Aigbe, Locker Room (left). In recognition of her outstanding service, Su Howe was acknowledged as the 2010 Runner-Up.
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Refer a New Tennis Member, Win a Complimentary Trip to Four Seasons Santa Barbara Package Includes:
Three nights at Four Seasons Santa Barbara Round-trip airfare for two from Dallas Round-trip airport transfers Promotion is valid June 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011. Applies to new Tennis memberships paid in full. To refer a new Tennis member, please contact Ryan Humphreys at 972.717.2534 or email@example.com.
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One winner will be picked at the beginning of December 2011.
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Welcome New Leadership
lease join all of us in welcoming Luis Argote as General Manager and Patrick Pollak as Hotel Manager of the property. Together they make a formidable team who bring a strong background in customer service and award-winning hotel operations.
“It is rare for a Four Seasons property to replace its senior leadership team of General Manager
and Hotel Manager all within one month, but the fact that we did it at Four Seasons Dallas speaks to the depth of talent already in place,” says Club Manager Rob Cowan.
Luis Argote is only the fifth person to hold the title since the Resort opened 25 years ago in
April 1986. Argote most recently served as General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica and opened the property, spending six years at what is recognized as the leading resort in that country. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Argote joined the travel and tourism family business at a young age. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and enjoys golf, cycling and the arts. Argote’s wife, Shanna, is originally from Arlington, and they and their two sons reside in Southlake.
Patrick Pollak serves as Hotel Manager, responsible for the daily operation of the hotel, spa and
salon, and the services it provides to both our Club members and resort guests. He and his wife, son and daughter join us from Four Seasons Mexico City. Patrick is a native of France, spent much of his life and career in Mexico, and is fluent in English, French and Spanish. While he brings a strong background in food and beverage, his primary focus is on daily customer service and the optimal operation of the facilities. He and his family reside in Flower Mound.
The Resort and Club leadership team bid a fond farewell in February to former resort General
Manager Michael Newcombe, who is on a new assignment at Four Seasons Westlake Village, and to Hotel Manager Gianluca Sparacino, who now oversees food and beverage operations throughout Four Seasons properties in Europe. We wish both of them well, as they guided all of us through a very challenging part of our resort history!
Luis Argote, General Manager
Patrick Pollak, Hotel Manager
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Build a Birdhouse, Grow a Tree
by Angela Enright, Director of Public Relations
ports Club members can help us make our golf
our designated “natural areas.” If you want to install it yourself, we
courses a better habitat for native bird species
can arrange for that, too! Native bird species we are supporting this
by helping paint, build or install 100 birdhouses on TPC and
summer include chickadees, Carolina wrens, bluebirds, wood ducks
Cottonwood Valley this summer. Starting Memorial Day weekend
and screech owls.
and running through Labor Day weekend, we will have a variety of approved birdhouses ready for pick up at Kids For All Seasons. For
This very special environmental initiative will help us achieve
a $50 fee, you will pay for your birdhouse AND support the Tree
Audubon International Certification, which means we are actively
North Texas Project, which is planting three million trees in the area
enhancing the environment on our golf courses through the reduction
over the next ten years. This is the largest tree project in the USA!
of water, chemicals and pesticides, and fostering the development of natural areas for our native wildlife and bird species. We encourage
We will have a workbench, supplies to paint or build your birdhouse
all our members to take part in this great family activity over the next
and autograph it, a certificate of authenticity, and we’ll document
where your birdhouse goes when our team of volunteers hangs it in
TIM CUSICK, DIRECTOR OF GOLF INSTRUCTION
he Bermuda is back and the golf courses are in prime condition. This also means the rough is up.
The ball is positioned back in my stance to ensure good contact.
When you find your ball in the rough, make a few adjustments. Place the ball slightly back in your stance, grip the club firmer and make more of a descending blow on the golf ball. These adjustments will allow for more solid contact and keep the clubface square through the rough and at impact.
When the ball is in the rough, you need to hit more down and through at impact.
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t’s time to break out the water hoses and get ready for the heat. Our bentgrass greens are a cool-season turfgrass that really does not like the extreme high temperatures we experience here in the Dallas area during the summer months. Last summer was one
of the hottest on record, and we are hoping for some milder temperatures this year. During the day, the bentgrass plant undergoes a process called respiration, which is a lot like perspiration. Respiration is a process by which the plant loses water to help cool the leaf surface. The bentgrass plants’ respiration is really ramped up when the temperatures are extreme. We monitor and apply moisture very precisely using water meters checking in the morning and afternoons.
From the Green JOHN CUNNINGHAM DIRECTOR OF GOLF COURSE OPERATIONS
Fans also will be installed around some of our greens complexes where additional air movement is needed. This air movement across the green is much like a cool breeze for you and me as the plant is respiring. When temperatures get really hot, we are able to place temporary fans around the greens to help with air movement. We have aggressively aerified this winter so that we could minimize disruption to the putting surfaces during the hot summer months. The less stress we put on the putting surfaces during the summer, the more energy the plant will have to fight off the heat. Looking forward to a successful summer bentgrass season.
Summer Golf Tournaments
MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
June 3 through June 5 9:00 a.m. Shotgun on Friday | 1:00 p.m. Shotgun on Saturday and Sunday TPC and Cottonwood Valley
August 6 and 7 Tee times at 12:00 p.m. TPC and Cottonwood Valley
NINE & DINE
MGA COTTONWOOD CUP
June 17, July 22 and August 19 5:30 p.m. | Cottonwood Valley Join fellow golf members for nine holes of social golf on a Friday afternoon, then enjoy dinner in the Members Lounge!
August 27 and 28 8:00 a.m. Shotgun | Cottonwood Valley Two teams go head to head in foursomes format, best ball and singles. Entry TBD by the MGA.
MGA ½ DAY MEMBERGUEST TOURNAMENT June 24 1:00 p.m. Shotgun | Cottonwood Valley
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SPRINGTIME AT THE SPORTS CLUB
Spring at the Club was as busy as ever! Members enjoyed the beloved annual Irish Pub Cocktail, Easter Eggstravaganza and Racquets on the Patio. Golf was in full swing, and we celebrated our 2011 Softball Squash and Tennis Singles Champions. As the Club gears up for the fun summer months, here is a look back at all things spring!
Photographed: 1. Easter Eggstravaganza Hunt on April 24. 2. And theyâ€™re off! 3. WGA ladies at the Spring Ringer Tournament 4. The women of the WGA at Kevin Goldingâ€™s Farewell 5. Lisa Chambers and Guests 6. Justin McDonald and Cheryl Gates 7. Jim Cureton, Katherine and Steven Smethie 8. Anahit Hovannisyn, Beth Prewitt, Sharmila and Justin McDonald, Kim and Mark Assaad and Friends. 9. Darts at Irish Pub Member Cocktail 10. Justin, Andrew, Lorissa and Francis Chow, Peggy and Jack Carroll 11. Judy and Rocco Macri, Marsha Tokerud, Bob Shema
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Photographed: 1. Sandy Cureton and Guest 2. Pat Boyd, Debby Williams and
Guest 3. Chef Brandon Grilling at Racquets on the Patio 4. Lydia Karney and Jody Stewart
5. Diane Fannon and Guest 6.
Katherine and Steven Smethie 7. Anna Eisen and Guest, Melinda Dickerson, Carol Cashman 8. Laura Dobbs and Guest 9. Cat Socha, Debby Blackburn, Sharon Kelley 10 Bill Mattingly and Regent Ducas 11. Jennifer Jones and Beth Prewitt
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ummertime is a fantastic time at the Sports Club, with activities for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Starting with the littlest ones, there are swim lessons at the Family Pool. Each year, more kids are learning the basics of water safety and developing skills to allow them to fully enjoy summer fun in the water. Our Summerfest Camps are better than ever, thanks to consistent programs year-onyear, but more importantly the best team of camp instructors who have many years of experience teaching in our camp programs. It is a blast for the staff to see kids coming back each year and watching them grow and develop.
SPORTS TALK ROBIN SCOTT DIRECTOR OF SPORTS
New this summer is a Summer Shape-Up Program offered by Personal Trainer Lori Hickey. This program sets you up for improving your health and wellness through detailed benchmarking of your current fitness level, then developing a workout regimen with Lori over a minimum of 12 training sessions. Lori’s hands-on approach will guarantee that you will feel cared for, supported and pushed to reach new heights. Thanks to our Golf Fitness guru Brad Davis, you can “Shape Up Your Swing” this summer by participating in his six-week program on Wednesday evenings beginning June 22. This is a must for golfers who could trim strokes off their score by improving strength and flexibility. If these activities are just too much for you, simply kick back and enjoy Friday night Grill N’ Chills and Dive-In Movies at the Family Pool, Tennis Happy Hours, Independence Day Festivities and much more! See you at the Club this summer!
Congratul ations and thanks to all who participated in the 2011 Tennis Singles Club Championships held on April 15 and 16, 2011.
Photographed (clockwise from top left): Jeff Hughes and Brent Haygarth Arianne Goddard and Brent Haygarth; Matt Croley and Brent Haygart; Kim Assaad and Brent Haygarth; Chris and Victoria Tanco; Tom and Joann Morley
Men’s A Division Champion: Cezar Araujo Runner-Up: Guillermo Perales Men’s B Division Champion: Matt Croley Runner-Up: Jeff Hughes Women’s Open Division Champion: Arianne Goddard Runner-Up: Victoria Tanco Women’s B Division Champion: JoAnne Morley Runner-Up: Kim Assaad
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Summer Racquet Events SUMMER TENNIS EVENTS Summer Tennis Happy Hours Friday, June 17 Friday, July 15 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. $18 advance registration | $24 at the door Enjoy tennis, drinks, Grill N’Chill Buffet and fun! Guests welcome.
SUMMER RACQUETBALL & SQUASH LEAGUES Summer Racquetball League Schedule
Wednesday Evening June 22 through August 31 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Intermediate and advanced levels of play
June 20 through August 31 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For all levels of play
All League entry fees are $55, which includes balls, awards and a players’ party at the conclusion of the Leagues. Please register at the Fitness Desk by Sunday, June 19, or by calling 972.717.2523.
Wednesday, August 31 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by lunch Bring a friend to enjoy a wonderful morning
2011 Squash Championship
of tennis, shopping and a sumputous lunch.
For all levels of play
SUMMER TENNIS LEAGUES
Tuesday & Thursday “Early Bird”
Mark your calendars for Summer Leagues, running June 6 through July 21. Great tennis - beverages included.
June 22 through August 31 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
June 21 through August 31 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. For all levels of play; arrange your own match
Monday Night Round Robin
Saturday Morning Men’s and Women’s Doubles
Indoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $16 per person, per session
June 25 through August 27 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For all Open, A and B players
Tuesday Night Mixed Indoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $16 per person, per session
SUMMER SOFTBALL SQUASH LEAGUE SCHEDULE
Wednesday Round Robin
June 20 through August 31 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Advanced A, A+ levels of play
Indoor Courts 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $14 per person, per session
Thursday Night Round Robin Indoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $16 per person, per session
Men’s & Women’s Tuesday Evening June 21 through August 31 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Beginner and intermediate levels of play
Congratulations to the 2011 Club Squash Championship participants! Held March 28 through March 31. “A” Division Champion: Bret Zimmerman Runner-Up: Guillermo Trevino (both pictured above) Consolation: Marcelo Laranjeira “B” Division Champion: Guy Camarata Runner-Up: Shiek Shah Consolation: David Williams “C” Division Champion: Regent Ducas Runner-Up: Bill Mattingly Consolation: Howard Stein
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Jazz in June
Cooking Class with Chef Frederic Theme: Summer Picnics Thursday, June 9 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Racquets| $45++ per person Sign up early for these popular cooking classes! Discover delicious twists on picnic classics at this fun, interactive class.
Friday, June 3
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Byron’s
Start summer with a sizzling member cocktail! Enjoy the tastes and sounds of New Orleans, with live music from the Joe Ruggiero Trio, complimentary beverages and passed hors d’oeuvres. In typical Southern fashion, guests are always welcome! The night continues in the Members Lounge, where guests can enjoy a New Orleans Seafood Buffet and more live tunes from the Joe Ruggiero Trio until 10:00 p.m. New Orleans Seafood Buffet in the Members Lounge | $25++ per person
The Sports Club Cobb Salad Sports Club Chef Frederic Angevin shares the recipe for the Club’s popular Cobb Salad. Create it in the comfort of your own kitchen, and bring a piece of the Sports Club home! 4 ounces 4 ounces ¼ each 1 ounce 1 ounce 1 ounce 1 ounce ½ ounce 1 T 2 ounces
Green Summer Theme Theme: Summer Farmer’s Market July 11 through July 17 on the
Cooking Class with Guest Chef J u s to B l a n co Theme: Cooking What the Farmer Grows A Guide to Buying and Cooking Farmer-Direct Wednesday, July 27 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Racquets | $45++ per person Guest Chef Justo Blanco takes a break from his culinary duties at the Resort to teach you everything you need to know about cooking fresh from the farm. Cooking Class with E x e c u t i v e C h e f C h r i s to f S y r e Theme: A Trip to Asia Thursday, August 25 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Racquets | $45++ per person Four Seasons Resort Dallas’ very own Executive Chef Christof Syre navigates you through his culinary specialty: Asian fare.
Romaine Lettuce, cut and cleaned Cold Grilled Chicken Breast, diced Avocado Kernel Corn Roasted Red Bell Peppers Kalamata Olives, halved Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese Diced Red Onions Chopped Bacon, cooked Ranch Dressing
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Why I like Brazilian Wines, New Zealand Wines, and Lebanese Wines… JAMES TIDWELL MASTER SOMMELIER
Travel is necessary to keep the wine lists at Four Seasons Resort and Club fresh and dynamic. Travel reveals the traditions and trends that allow the lists to remain interesting. As I sit in São Paulo airport after a trip to one of the emerging regions of the world, I reflect on the surprises that I encountered at the Expovinis wine trade fair and the vineyards of the Serra Gaucha region of Brazil. The expectation is for wines of a similar style to Brazil’s South American cousins Chile and Argentina. However, this is not the case. The wines (especially the reds) have lower alcohol levels often in the range of 12.5-13.5%; more acidity which makes the wines feel vibrant, alive, and refreshing; and, a determined moderation in oak usage which shows the purity of fruit achievable here. Add a dash of European minerality, and the wines are beautifully balanced. On the trip previous to this, I visited New Zealand where the Syrah grape makes amazing wines. Unfortunately, fewer people are drinking Syrah these days. This presents an opportunity for New Zealand to rehabilitate Syrah’s waning image. Again, the wines are fresh with acidity, making them delicious matches for food. The ripe berry fruit is highlighted. And, the moderate body doesn’t overwhelm as with so many Syrah’s that caused the revolt against this lovely grape. I hope that more people who enjoy red wines will retaste this grape. Earlier this year, I traveled to Lebanon. Not known in the wine world at large, Lebanon has a winery that is iconic: Château Musar. The wines of Chateau Musar can be consumed upon release, but also can be held for 10 years or more. In an effort to present the wines after they have achieved their vinous adulthood, the main red wine from Chateau Musar is released seven years after the harvest. I tasted red wines to 1952 and white wines to 1954. Several years, including
red wines from 1964 and 1995, were among some of the most extraordinary that I have tasted. That such wines have been produced in the Bekaa Valley and throughout the civil war of 1975-1990 leaves one in awe. I hope that you will explore new wines from both emerging and classic regions. Your adventurous spirit is certain to be rewarded.
Wine Pairing Dinner Saturday, June 25 Byron’s 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Cocktail Reception 7:00 p.m. | Seating Begins $80++ per person Take a trip down the coast of California and enjoy the tastes of the culinary delights and wines from the region. Guests will enjoy an exquisite four-course plated dinner prepared by Chef Frederic Angevin and wine pairings hand-selected by Master Sommelier James Tidwell, both of whom will be in attendance at this elegant event. 13
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Kids For All Seasons Summer Hours Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Kids Night In Friday and Saturday
6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays at Kids For All Seasons Join Kids For All Seasons every Friday beginning June 10 for a Mini Cooking Class where children create a simple dessert and learn the basics of cooking. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost: $15 per child (includes supplies and food) Celebrate at Kids For All Seasons Looking for a great place to host your childâ€™s next birthday party? Call Kids For All Seasons to discuss several birthday party theme options, including a Pool, Tennis or Basketball Party. Call 972.717.2570 today to create a memorable party your children will remember for a lifetime!
Date Night for Mom and Dad Kids Night In is a great place to bring your children so you can take a little break and enjoy some adult time. Children have a great time making special treats, playing roller hockey and other sports activities, making crafts, enjoying dinner and, most importantly, playing with other kids. Cost is a great value at only $37 for the first child, and $19 for each additional child in the same family, and includes snacks and dinner! Reservations are required. Please call 972.717.2570 and we will be happy to sign you up today! Summerfest 2011 Have you signed your kids up for the best summer yet? If not, there is still time to register your little ones for one of the many Summerfest camps the Sports Club has to offer! - - - - -
Swing, Serve and Splash Camp Golf Camp Tennis Camp Swim Lessons Kids For All Seasons
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Planning a Party in the Heat of Summer KATY TAYLOR DIRECTOR of CATERING
hen thinking of summer parties, many imagine watermelon, picnic baskets and pool-side barbecues. However, along with those wonderful elements of summer come hot, steamy days, sunburned skin and pesky mosquitoes. Planning a summer party may present several challenges but with proper planning and a few clever ideas, one can plan a lovely party without breaking a sweat.
A few dos…
And a few don’ts…
1. Do consider a morning event versus an afternoon event to avoid the Texas heat. 2. Do offer your guests a cool beverage upon their arrival. A glass of iced tea or lemonade is a thoughtful way to greet guests. 3. Do freeze lemonade or iced tea in ice cube trays. That way, as the ice quickly melts, the tea or lemonade doesn’t get watered down. 4. Do plan a lighter menu. Fresh fruit skewers and assorted fresh green salads are the perfect accompaniment to a main entrée. 5. Do consider a brightly colored linen versus flowers for a pop of color. Flowers tend to wilt!
1. Don’t serve items that sweat. Cheese and deli meat are meant for indoor events only! 2. Don’t plan a formal affair. It isn’t kind to ask guests to wear high heels and three-piece suits in 100 degree weather. 3. Don’t forget music! Pandora Radio and iTunes are great, inexpensive ways to create a festive atmosphere. 4. Don’t forget chilled Evian spray and lots of sunscreen! And the final tip: Summer is the season to spend with family, rekindle relationships and create memories. Don’t lose sight of this when planning events!
Silve r Ann ive r s a ry Facia l Celebrate Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas’ 25th anniversary with renewed radiance for your complexion! This facial combines marine AHA scrub with an oxygenating mask and antioxidant serum combination to address the most important aspects of creating smooth, radiant skin. All details of your skin are addressed in this targeted treatment, as the eye area is massaged with a soothing, reviving eye mask, and a two-phase exfoliating, plumping lip treatment are included. A final skin-highlighting silver mineral powder is dusted onto décolleté, arms and cheekbones to further illuminate your glowing skin. 50 minutes | $135
Be cc a Cosmeti cs New to the Spa & Salon is Becca Cosmetics, a natural cosmetics line that is all about achieving a flawless, effortless look. Featuring 34 concealer colors and 30 foundation colors, plus a wide range of natural colors for eyes, lips and cheeks, Becca Cosmetics promises to correct and perfect any complexion, no matter the age.
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18th Annual Independence Day Celebration Join us for the 18th Annual Independence Day Weekend! This signature weekend kicks off with a family-style Grill N’ Chill buffet at the Family Pool and Dive-In Movie on Friday night. The fun continues on Saturday with all-day activities at the Family and Resort Pools, along with another Grill N’ Chill and Dive-In Movie on Saturday night. Sunday, July 3, our Independence Day festivities begin with all-day activities at the Family Pool with a DJ, games, sandcastle building and much more! The Family Festival begins at 5:30 p.m. that same night with more games and entertainment at the Driving Range, including bounce houses, face painting, larger-than-life slides, putting course and dessert buffet. Enjoy the beloved annual Hal Logan’s Famous Fish Fry & BBQ in the Pavilion, or dine course-side on Byron’s Patio. A spectacular fireworks show will take place at dusk on TPC’s 18th green.
FRIDAY, JULY 1 Grill N’ Chill and Dive-In Movie The Family Pool Begins at 6:00 p.m. | Dive-In Movie at dusk Movie: Spiderman 2 SATURDAY, JULY 2 Games and Activities at the Family Pool 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grill N’ Chill and Dive-In Movie The Family Pool Begins at 6:00 p.m. | Dive-In Movie at dusk Movie: Spiderman 3 SUNDAY, JULY 3 DJ, Games and Activities at the Family Pool 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mars Hill Band Live at the Resort Pool 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Independence Festival Begins at 5:30 p.m. on the Driving Range with: DJ from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Bounce houses, face painting, larger-than-life slides, putting course, games, entertainment and much more. Hal Logan’s Famous Fish Fry & BBQ The Pavilion Seatings at 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Dinner on the Patio Byron’s Patio & Lawn 7:45 p.m. Fireworks at Dusk on the 18th Green! MONDAY, JULY 4 Racquets Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Lunch in Racquets from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Special July 4 Grill on Racquets Patio from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Games and Activities at the Family Pool 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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