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Multnomah Athletic Club’s mission: Enrich lives, foster friendships and build upon our traditions of excellence in athletic, social and educational programs.

AUGUST 2013 | VOL. 102 No. 8

Contents FEATURED THIS MONTH

26 | Around the MAC Passport 19 | MAF Scholarships Jenna and Chase McPherson at the 20s/30s Committee’s Cigars and Scotch event. For more photos, see the Club Scrapbook.

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THE WINGED M STAFF: Michole Jensen

Communications Director

Tony Roberts

Communications Manager

Joseph Palazzo

Electronic Graphic Designer

Lisa House

Advertising Sales Rep

Julia Omelchuck

Graphic Designer/Ad Services Coordinator

Karen Cumbers

Communications Coordinator

Telephone Communications at 503-5177220. The Winged M (USPS 483-210) is published monthly by Multnomah Athletic Club at 1849 SW Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon 97205. Telephone the club at 503-223-6251. Advertising from members and nonmembers is accepted by The Winged M. The deadline for space reservation is the first of the month preceding issue date. Advertisers in The Winged M are not endorsed by Multnomah Athletic Club unless otherwise noted. Publisher’s national advertising representative is Running Network LLC: Larry Eder, 608-239-3785. For questions concerning mailings and subscriptions, call the Member Services Office at 503-517-7276. Subscription: $1.50 per year paid through club dues. Periodicals postage is paid at Portland, Oregon. POSTMASTER: Send change of address to Multnomah Athletic Club Member Services, 1849 SW Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon 97205. ©2013 Multnomah Athletic Club. For advertising information, contact Lisa House at 503-517-7220 or lhouse@themac.com

REGULAR FEATURES

38 | Club Scrapbook 13 | Faces in the Club 74 | Reciprocal Club

A D MI N I STRATIVE

ACTIVITI ES

ATHLETIC S

9 | Culinary Corner 22 | House Committee 15 | In Memoriam 22 | Lost and Found 7 | Manager’s Column 25 | New Members 5 | President’s Column 11 | Sports Shorts 15 | Transportation 17 | Winged M Design

34 | 20s/30s 34 | Book Groups 35 | Bridge Club 32 | Culture and Style 35 | Family Events 36 | Junior Events 37 | Listen and Learn 40 | MACnet 40 | MACorps Volunteers 40 | Social Activities 41 | Singles 33 | Theater

42 | Basketball 44 | Bench Press 46 | Cycling 48 | Decathlon 50 | Early Birds 50 | Exercise & Conditioning 51 | Golf 53 | Handball 54 | Integrative Fitness 54 | Karate 55, 61 | OAP 58 | Racquetball 56 | Soccer 57 | Squash 57 | Swimming 64 | Tennis 66 | Volleyball 62 | Walking & Hiking 67 | Yoga

69 | Advertiser Index 30 | Calendar of Events 70 | MAC Marketplace 68 | Member Numbers 69 | Sport Results

ON THE COVER Travel around the world without leaving MAC with the Around the MAC Passport and MAC Reads Eighty Days programs. Read more starting on page 26. Cover design by Julia Omelchuck. Cover photo by Christopher Onstott

Next month in The Winged M: • MACFit

This magazine is printed on recycled paper. AUGUST 2013

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ADMINISTRATIVE PRESIDENT’S COLUMN

H President Carl Burnham III Vice President Jim Cleary Treasurer Craig Iverson Secretary Gwen Farnham

Trustees

Ann Blume Doug Dawley David DeBlasio Darcy Henderson David Horstkotte Robert Nunn Scott Sakamoto Dwight Terry Committee Chairs 20s/30s Tina Lewis Athletic Scott Stevens Balladeers Dan Scribner Basketball Tom Ferris Budget and Finance Craig Iverson Culture & Style Rosalie Stevenson Cycling Jim Laird Dance/Group Exercise Janae Pyle Guinasso/Pat Warren Decathlon Amy Pellegrin/Brett Moshofsky Diversity Admissions Sandy Moore Early Birds Marcella Renner Exercise & Conditioning Connie DunkleWeyrauch/Joe Murphy Family Events Dana Baioni Golf Barbara Hamlin Gymnastics Ken Boyko Handball Craig Trull Holiday Decorating Leslie Vanden Bos House Linda Higgons Junior Events Tim Malueg/Ashley Mepham Karate Laurie Farwell MelloMacs Barbara Stalick Member Events Mike Mathews Membership Craig Ruble Merrymacs Dinda Mills Outdoor Activities Program Taylor Boyko Pilates Ed Schneider Polar Bears Dave Brownell Property Cameron Hyde Racquetball Mark Wiggington Ski Jeff Simpson Social Activities Erika Wrenn Squash Marcia Wood Strategic Planning Dave Porter Swimming Ron Williams Synchro Anne Cleve Tennis Antonia Green Triathlon & Running Tyler Dillavou Volleyball Lorne Davenhauer Walking & Hiking Todd Husband/Martin Schwartz Yoga Carolyn Wood www.theMAC.com

ave you ever wondered how many towels the club washes every day? In January 2013, the club washed 6,708 towels a day, totaling 207,948 for the month. In June, a slower month, the count dropped to 5,389 per day, 161,658 Carl Burnham III PRESIDENT for the month. The club integrates about 500 new towels into the pipeline each month to replace stolen or worn-out towels. In addition to towels, the club washed 21,790 pounds of linens in May and 14,853 pounds in June. It is important to note the club staff is constantly working on ways to reduce our use of water, electricity, detergent, and labor costs associated with our laundry facilities.

Consideration for others and safety While we are on the topic of towels, please be considerate of other gym users and wipe and clean the equipment, spin bikes, etc., after each use. To protect yourself, you should clean equipment before your use as well. The club is experimenting over the next several months with different types of wipes, spray bottles, and their locations to make it more convenient for members and staff to clean equipment. It is well known that health clubs create the perfect environment for germs to spread. With the increase of occurrences of staph, MRSA, strep, E. coli, norovirus, etc., we all need to become extra vigilant to reduce risk. The club added additional staff last year whose sole purpose is to increase the frequency of cleaning the equipment and mats.

Property update As of July 8, the MAC now owns the old Plainfield’s Mayur Restaurant at 852 SW 21st Avenue, adjacent to both the club’s laundry facility and the Design Center PDX property we acquired in 2012. Increasing the size of MAC’s contiguous properties greatly expands our future development opportunities. There are several committees currently looking at both short- and long-term potential uses.

Improvement to website and club communications A board ad hoc committee, working alongside staff, has been tasked with identifying

and making recommendations to the Board of Trustees to: • Establish policies and procedures to ensure the website is current and accurate moving forward; • Improve the website functionality including the search feature; • Improve the online calendar; and • Enhance court reservations and class/event registrations. The Communications Committee is involved in the website project as well, but is primarily working to identify all areas of club communications and how best to improve upon them when communicating with the membership. Specifically, they are looking for solutions to: • Increase member engagement; • Test the effectiveness of various communication strategies; • Explore the use of new technologies; • Improve the ability of members to communicate with one another; • Manage the communication flow to the various member communities and teams; and • Coordinate consistent communication/ marketing standards across all programs and activities.

Athletic Excellence survey results You may remember that earlier this year, under the direction of the Athletic Committee, the inaugural survey of participants in all the various sports and athletic activities (both recreational and competitive) was conducted - thank you to the 1,200-plus members who participated! Results will being shared with sport committees and others by early August and should be very useful to committees and staff, as the survey highlights areas both exceeding expectations and in need of improvement. The two biggest areas identified as needing improvement are scheduling and availability; members clearly want top-notch facilities and practices/classes held at convenient times.

Rule change notice The House Committee and the Board have approved a rule change enabling all junior members age 16 and older to use the club between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. WM

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER’S COLUMN

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General Manager Norman Rich nrich@themac.com Senior Executive Assistant Melania Oppat moppat@themac.com Chief Financial Officer/AGM Tim Arbogast tarbogast@themac.com Security Manager Dennis Wright dwright@themac.com Controller John Foley jfoley@themac.com Purchasing Manager Barry Kaufman bkaufman@themac.com Athletic Director Edward Stoner estoner@themac.com Assistant Athletic Director Pete Greer pgreer@themac.com Aquatics Manager Lisa Virtue lvirtue@themac.com Fitness Manager Darrell Duvauchelle dduvauchelle@themac.com Gymnastics Manager Meg Doxtator mdoxtator@themac.com Junior Sports Manager Dan Baggett dbaggett@themac.com Outdoor Manager Chad Failla cfailla@themac.com Squash Manager Khalid Mir kmir@themac.com Tennis Manager Wayne Pickard wpickard@themac.com Communications Director Michole Jensen mjensen@themac.com Communications Manager Tony Roberts troberts@themac.com Facilities Director Elsa Lemoine elemoine@themac.com Capital Projects Manager Diane Kelley dkelley@themac.com Physical Plant Manager Dwayne Brantley dbrantley@themac.com Food & Beverage Director Cameron McMurry cmcmurry@themac.com Executive Chef Philippe Boulot pboulot@themac.com Catering Manager Dorcas Popp dpopp@themac.com Human Resources Director Alison Beppler abeppler@themac.com Member Services Director Linda Ornelas lornelas@themac.com Child Care Manager Dawna Yntema dyntema@themac.com Guest Services Manager Christine Natonek cnatonek@themac.com The -M-porium Manager Tonya Mitchell tmitchell@themac.com Member Events Manager Abby DenUyl adenuyl@themac.com Membership Manager Dave Hanna dhanna@themac.com

he clock is running out and I am afraid of losing. During the 2011 and 2012 state high school football playoffs, my son’s team ran out of time. Two years in a row they had momentum and were marchNorm Rich ing down the field as GENERAL MANAGER time ran out – how could that happen? It did, everyone survived, and went on with their lives and things worked out. Now he moves on to college and faces similar scenarios. I do not know when and where, but the same result is bound to happen. Chasing a clock is powerful and meaningful. In track you compete against the clock. In other sports the clock winds down and the time runs out. Time runs out at MAC for our athletes as well. We run out of time at high school finals or SAT tests. Time runs its course as we prepare for retirement. Time is such an important part of our lives. In other parts of our lives time should and can be meaningless. Sometimes it’s best to relax and enjoy time away from the clock. MAC is a great place to dodge the clock: exercise, compete, train, camp, socialize, dine, educate and celebrate. Speaking of the clock and the calendar, August is a month when we try to accomplish a great deal, but we too run out of time. The Rock Wall expansion started late last month, second floor catering rooms are being updated as I write, Child Care is having new floors installed and updated decor, junior sport offices are being relocated for future expansion of the junior workout areas, the Indoor Track is being resurfaced and the athletic elevator in phase one is being mechanically rebuilt and updated. We are investing in our future by planning the closure of the kitchen in 2014 due to leaks into locker rooms, and at the same time the kitchen is closed, renovating the ballroom and creating a direct entrance into the Men’s Bar from President’s Row. Did you know that the current exercise and conditioning space is now 15 years old? We are

looking at plans to relocate athletic offices in the exercise and conditioning space off of the basement level and creating more workout space while at the same time updating this facility creating a warmer environment and a more motivating workout. We are looking at plans to repair the 50-meter Pool which is at the end of its life cycle and is leaking. Lastly, a committee of members and staff has been looking into the Women’s Locker Room which is also at the end of its useful life in the wet areas. All of this work takes careful design to create plans which are accurate and actionable to determine how to best invest in our future. Some of this work will be done beginning in 2014 and beyond depending on costs and needs. What else have we been doing with our time? We are working hard at creating athletic excellence; evaluating sports programs around the club and seeing how we create better models for what we do. We are working on improving communication with our membership. The Winged M is an excellence example of good communication. Our website is an example of something that can be improved. We are working with a vendor and sub-committee to improve our website functionality and make it more user friendly and a better communication tool. We are also working on a leadership continuity plan in case one of us gets hit by the preverbal bus or something worse. I too am reminded as I write my column that I have a deadline in order to get the magazine printed and distributed on time. Time can be challenging and be our friend depending on the situation. We want to ensure that your time is respected by our staff and your investment in your club is enjoyed by you and your family. We want us to be your home away from home and ensure we are living up to your expectations. We value your membership and are here to serve you well. In August the time has come to send my oldest daughter back to college and my twins will spread their wings as they too head to far away places. Where has the time gone and could we not stall the clock for a bit longer? Time is ticking away! WM

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ADMINISTRATIVE CULINARY CORNER

The Oregon Culnary Institute, Multnomah Athletic Club and Alliance Française of Portland present

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s our summer continues, MAC restaurants are open and creating new dishes and programs for every member. Are you over 21 and looking for a great spot to join your fellow members? Cameron MACtinis Lounge has McMurry an inspired new happy FOOD AND hour from 4-6 p.m. BEVERAGE DIRECTOR The MACtinis menu is available at greatly reduced pricing with microbrews, well cocktails and house wine. Don’t forget when coming to MACtinis, the Men’s Bar or the Game Room that men must have a collared shirt or jacket, no rubber flip flops or athletic attire is allowed. The Northwest Clam Bake celebrates the bounty of the Pacific, featuring the Men’s Bar’s classic Oregon razor clams, steamer clams, wild salmon and many other great Northwest specialties of the season. The Northwest Clam Bake takes place in the Sun Deck Tent on Friday, Aug. 16 starting at 6 p.m. Sous Chef Dax Erickson selects many of the evening’s fresh ingredients from the Farmers Market in the Turnaround that day from 1-5 p.m. The Sports Pub has embarked on a Member Signature Service initiative called SHINE. The program focuses on how best we can improve hospitality, speed of service and attention to detail. As we continue to train and work with the management team and staff, we look for members to feel welcome and receive prompt service. Please let me know how we are doing and what areas we could improve upon by calling 503-517-6609. The Sports Pub continues the Northwest brewery series with a selection of craft beers from Deschutes Brewery and culinary creations from Sous Chef Diana Bascom. Drop in the Sports Pub on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. Beer series dinners are a la carte and include a sampling of small batch and seasonal brews. The club has a very special dinner with Adelsheim Vineyards coming up on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Members have the opportunity to experience Adelsheim’s highly acclaimed wines, paired with a four-course dinner by Executive Chef Philippe Boulot. WM

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Thursday, Aug. 8 5:30-7:30 p.m. Abundant Fruit Tarts Accompanied by Sparkling Wine & Cider

Register at theMAC.com Quick Register FB408 The cost is $25 for MAC members; $35 for nonmembers. For more information, call 503-517-6601. A benefit for the Alliance Française

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NORTHWEST FRIDAY, AUG. 16 6:30-10 P.M. SUN DECK TENT CAN YOU DIG IT? Please join us for an evening of fun, food and wine. The cost is $39 per person, plus service charge. Register at theMAC.com Quick Register FB407 This event is for members and their guests age 21 and older. For more information, call 503-517-6601. AUGUST 2013

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number of members have recently asked about our cleaning routines around the Exercise and Conditioning Room and studios. It is a fair question given the level of use these spaces receive on a Ed Stoner daily basis, and one ATHLETIC DIRECTOR staff does not take lightly given the possible outcomes, especially during cold and flu seasons. That is why all of the equipment in the E&C Room gets a full wipe down each night, and part of the reason we have a position on most weekday mornings wiping down and inspecting the equipment in these areas as well. We also do monthly deep cleans and quarterly cleaning and laundering of the mats, weights and blankets used in these spaces. Staff continues to explore ways in which to keep these areas and equipment as clean as possible, while being good stewards of your dues. Yet, as much as staff does, cleanliness is everybody’s business too. As Von Goethe said, “Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.” It is with this thought in mind that we start a pilot program in the E&C Ledge and Spin Studio to help keep these areas as clean as possible. We are installing cleaning caddies on each of the pieces of cardio equipment on the Ledge, which hold a towel and spray bottle for wiping down the equipment before and after any use. There is also a stand of spray bottles and a stack of towels dedicated for wiping down the spin bikes after each use; and, there are additional containers with cleaning wipes around the E&C Room and studios. So while the equipment, mats and weights continue to receive their daily, monthly and quarterly cleanings, if you feel they are not, there should be a handy option to address it; or, at least a clean, dry towel you can use to cover them during your workout. I look forward to seeing you around the club this month, and hope you will do your part to keep it clean while you enjoy the rest of your summer. WM

Club Scoreboard Honoring MAC members for placing first, second or third in state, regional, national or international athletic competitions.

Synchronized Swimming U.S. Age Group Championships, Riverside, Calif., June 21 to July 1 1st, 13-15 – Renee Zhang

Tennis 52nd Annual Wealth Management Open, Eugene Swim and Tennis Club, Eugene, July 15 1st, men’s 70 open singles – John Popplewell

The Winged M relies upon individuals and committees to submit event results for the Club Scoreboard. To submit an item: Fill out a Club Scoreboard form providing the athlete’s name, sport, event, date and standing (first, second or third place) and submit the form to Athletic Services. Forms are available in Athletic Services.

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FACES IN THE CLUB MAC Scholar Athlete Philip Blatt was named 2013 Portland Interscholastic League pitcher of the year and selected as a 5A First Team All-State Pitcher after the 2013 season. Blatt compiled a 7-3 record with a 1.01 ERA, 79 strikeouts, three saves, and three complete game shutouts. He was 5-0 in PIL play with a .39 ERA, 46 strikeouts, one save, and two complete game shutouts, and led the team to the state quarterfinals. Blatt, named a MAC Scholar Athlete in 2011, also played varsity basketball for three years, earning All-City honors the last two. He continues his baseball career at the University of Portland, where he is one of just 30 incoming freshman selected for the honors program. Blatt plans to major in biology and Spanish, and eventually attend medical school.

To submit information for Faces in the Club, contact Communications Manager Tony Roberts at 503-517-7220 or troberts@themac.com.

St. Mary’s junior and 2012 MAC Scholar Athlete Paige Rice won her second consecutive state title in the 1,500meter run in May. Rice also finished fourth in the 3,000 in what was likely the most competitive girls high school meet on record in Oregon, with the top four all besting the 32-year-old state meet record. Rice also helped the St. Mary’s 4x400 team to a seventh place finish. She was the leading point scorer on the team at state, helping them to a top-10 finish at the 6A level. Rice, who also won a state cross country title at the 6A level, is also active in community service.

Grant junior Piper Donaghu, a 2012 MAC Scholar Athlete, had a busy day at Oregon State Championships in May, as she out-kicked her competition in the final 200 meters to win the 6A 800-meter run. She also took third in the 1,500, and anchored Grant’s 4x400 relay team, which took second place. She ended her track season by shaving nearly two seconds off of her 800 time from the championship meet at the Portland Track Festival in June, running a 2:09.84, the 22nd best time in the country. Donaghu also ran her first full cross country season this past school year, finishing 11th at the state meet.

Oregon Episcopal School Senior Nick Obletz ended his high school track career on a high note, winning the 3A state title in the 3,000meter run, taking second in the 1,500. Obletz also ran to a fifth place finish in the 3,000 in the BorderDuel Track Classic in June, competing against runners from four states and different school size classifications. It was Obletz’s second consecutive title in the 3,000, and his time of 8:43.44, set earlier in the season, was the seventh fastest in Oregon this year. Obletz trophy case also includes a 3A state cross country title from 2012. He is attending Stanford in the fall.

Jesuit junior Max Dordevic won the 300-meter hurdles in the BorderDuel Track Classic, notching the best time in the state this year and beating runners from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Hawaii. His 37.15 in the event is good for the ninth best time in the country. Dordevic also anchored Jesuit’s 4x400 relay team at the Oregon State Championships meet, and scored second place finishes at state in the 300 and 110 hurdles. He holds the Jesuit school records in both hurdling events and the 400, and qualified for and ran in the Junior National Track Championships in Des Moines in June. AUGUST 2013

New employee Jenny Robinette joins the playschool as lead teacher for the Huckleberries classroom. Robinett joins MAC after teaching preschool for the last seven years with past experience as a child care center director. She was born in Portland and grew up in Vancouver. She received her bachelor’s degree in recreation administration from WSU in 2000. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, going to the beach, working out at the gym and reading a great book. Robinett looks forward to meeting the wonderful families here at MAC and help children continue their love for learning.

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In Memoriam Senior Family Preferred member Carroll D. Cox died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family on May 16. He was 82. He was born Feb. 6, 1931 and grew up in Palmyra, Ill. He graduated with a B.S. in business from Southern Illinois University and was a member of Theta Xi. Carroll worked at Pacific Mutual in Seattle and Fred S. James in Portland. He retired as President of Sedgwick in San Francisco in 1996. Carroll enjoyed sports, woodcarving and time with his family at his cabin at Lake Cushman. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Joyce; sons, Greg (Maurya), Bruce (Barbara) and Chris (Kristie); and four grandchildren. He will be forever missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to “The Primetime Program” at the Lake Grove Presbyterian Church at 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Senior Family Preferred member Donna Marie Chapman died June 11 at her home in Portland surrounded by family. She was 77. She was born Oct. 15, 1935, to Lawrence and Clara Glaske at their home in Orenco. Donna attended Hillsboro High School and went on to graduate from the University of Oregon, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority. She was hired as one of the first female science teachers in the Beaverton School District and she continued to teach at every opportunity throughout her life. On June 22, 1958, Donna married her childhood friend and the love of her life, Jim Chapman. Together they raised three children and during this time they lived in Boston, Mass.; London and Berkshire, England; Toronto; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Living abroad gave her and Jim opportunities to travel to places including the Taj Mahal, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon Jungle. In the early 1990s they returned home after years abroad and happily took up the next chapter of their lives. Donna was a past president of the women’s organization at the Oswego Lake Country Club, an Oregon Wine Brotherhood Grande Dame and a member of MAC and Town Club of Portland. An avid golfer, bridge player and gardener, Donna enjoyed orchids, cooking, collecting antiques and spending time with friends and family. Donna is survived by and deeply missed by her loving husband Jim; her children, Tracy

Mårtensson and her husband Dag of London; Tod Chapman and his wife Heather of Portland; and Ty Chapman and his wife Lisa of Houston, Texas; granddaughters, Bridget and Juliana Chapman; adopted grandson, Bill Jiarun Du; siblings, nieces and nephews. Donna’s passion and commitment to science continued to the moment of her passing, having fought a long, hard battle with cancer, she participated in trial programs and pioneering diabetes technologies to help advance research and treatments for these diseases. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated in memory of her name to the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation Diabetes Program, 1121 SW Salmon St., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205, or online at http://bit.ly/19wCiBQ.

Senior Preferred member Margot B. Dewart succumbed to cancer on May 28 with family members at her bedside. She was 89. Margot Jeanne Bullier was born to Leon H. and Gertrude P. (Thompson) Bullier in Portland on Aug. 18, 1923. In 1933, she moved with her parents to Lake Oswego. She attended St. Mary’s School, Grant High School and graduated from West Linn High School. She attended the University of Oregon. In 1943, she married the love of her life, Samuel C. Drennan, and gave birth to two sons, Richard M. Drennan and Leon B. Drennan. Samuel died in 1955. In 1958, Margot married Philip A. Livesley, adding stepson, Philip Livesley, and niece, Linda Kay Hudder, to her Continued on page 16

MAC Rewards Transit Use on Busy Days The popularity of the Timbers and Thorns soccer teams creates demand for parking at and near the clubhouse on game days. Thousands of fans coming to JELD-WEN Field create traffic congestion and parking headaches. To alleviate these problems, MAC encourages members and guests to use public transportation. The member Parking Structure quickly fills to capacity with members viewing the games from MAC’s Stadium Terrace, and those attending at JELD-WEN Field. MAC rents space in nearby lots for complimentary member overflow parking, and nonmembers are charged a fee to park. TriMet and MAC provide an incentive for members and guests to use Portland’s convenient public transportation when commuting to the club. On any day of the week, the Concierge Desk exchanges a TriMet ticket for a free return ticket on the same day. On major congestion days, members receive two tickets per receipt. Exchanges are limited to the date on the original ticket or transfer. Using public transportation is a great way to avoid the member Parking Structure during busy times that are posted as parking alerts on the front page of the club’s Web site, or check for updates on the #MAC_parking Twitter feed. The concierge gladly assists members and guests with TriMet bus and MAX schedules and route information upon request. Multnomah Athletic Club is served by the King Hill MAX Light Rail Station at SW 18th and Salmon, as well as several bus routes. MAC was actively involved in financing the Kings Hill Light Rail Station to encourage members and guests to use alternative transportation to the club. Taking light rail or a bus is a great way to contribute to the health of the environment and avoid overcrowding in the member Parking Structure. For more information, call 503-517-7235 or email concierge@themac.com. WM

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ADMINISTRATIVE In Memoriam Continued from page 15 family. The Livesleys were wed for 33 years until Phil’s death in 1991. In 1996, she married neighbor and family friend James M. Dewart, extending her family with two stepdaughters, Sara (Dewart) McKean and Jean Dewart, and two stepsons, Chad Woodbury and Robin Stackhouse. Jim died in 2006. Margot was active in many charities. Among her favorites were the Shriners’ and Doernbecher Childrens’ Hospitals in Portland, the Salvation Army, and Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, where she was a member for some 40 years. Margot was a member of the Sons and Daughters of the Oregon Pioneers and the Oregon Historic Society, and was an avid supporter of many charities. She served at her church faithfully and diligently for most of her adult life, from Sunday School “Mom” to preparing thousands of communion tables. Margot travelled the world from China to England, from Alaska to Tahiti. In her own words: “I have seen and done everything I ever dreamed.” She was an inspired chef and the consummate hostess. She opened her home and her heart to everyone.

She was an active University Club member and a 56-year member of MAC, where she performed with the MelloMacs singers for an amazing 53 years, having sung in Hawaii, Canada, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Margot is survived by her son, Leon and his wife, Sharon; stepson, Philip and his wife, Janice; stepdaughters, Jean and Sara and her husband, Doug; stepsons, Charles and Robin; daughter-in-law, Pamela Drennan; niece, Linda; three grandsons; seven granddaughters; a dozen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Margot was a lady of grace, charm, wisdom, decorum, unshakeable faith, consummate generosity and a rare nobility of character. Every life she touched was blessed and she is sorely missed The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, donations in her honor be made to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital or to the Shriners’ Children’s Hospital in Portland. Senior member Robert W. Gibson died suddenly of acute lymphoblastic lymphoma at OHSU Hospital on May 5. He was 67. Bob was raised in Chicago with younger siblings Bill and Nancy. He was recruited by Ara Parseghian and received a full football scholarship to

Northwestern University, where he graduated with a marketing degree in 1967. He continued his education at the University of Chicago, earning an MBA in finance in 1969. Bob then became assistant to chairman and president of Rockwell International in Los Angeles, vice president of commercial banking and venture capital/leveraged buyouts divisions at Bank of America in various locations, and CFO of Heizer Corporation, the first large-scale independent venture capital firm in the U.S., in Chicago. Accepting a Managing Director position at Pacific Harbor Capital, the merchant banking subsidiary of PacifiCorp Financial Services, brought him to Portland in 1989. In 2001 Bob joined ScanlanKemperBard Companies, a real estate private equity group, as a managing director. In his early years as a MAC member, Bob played handball. More recently he used the Exercise and Conditioning facilities. For many years Bob was an active Mazama, earning their 16-Peak Award. He cycle toured annually in Europe and bike commuted in Portland. Bob is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Julia Harris; and his beloved German shepherd, Dieter, and African grey parrot, Birdie Wooster.

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ADMINISTRATIVE Senior Preferred member Elizabeth A. ‘Liz’ Kitzmiller died June 1 in her home surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). She was 65. She lived in Salem with her husband, Michael Kitzmiller, the love of her life. Liz was born Aug. 20, 1947. Her parents, deceased, were Lavelle Lee and Louise Schenk. She spent her childhood in Portland, graduated from David Douglas High School and attended the University of Oregon. After a long and successful career, Liz retired from Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon. She worked for the company in Portland as a claims analyst and then sales representative, and then was transferred to the company’s Salem office, where she managed marketing and sales for the mid-valley region. Liz loved competition. She enjoyed competing for sales records; she was an avid tennis player and provided fierce competition in the nightly game of Scrabble with her husband. Liz, along with her husband, enjoyed traveling, especially on cruises. She often said how fortunate she was to have seen nearly every corner of this world, held or petted exotic animals of every kind and experienced many different cultures on so many different lands.

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Multnomah Athletic Foundation 2013 scholarship recipients and MAF officials include, from left, Eryka Island, Foundation President Julie Vigeland, Greg Marshall, Taylor Trujillo and Foundation Scholarship Chair Agnes Hoffman.

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Greg Marshall - $9000 scholarship award Greg is a graduate of Beaverton High School, where he maintained a 4.129

Members’ Support Helps Change Lives Because of members’ generous support, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation continues to grow our grants and scholarships! On behalf of the Foundation Directors, thank you for your recent contribution via MAC billing. We have an increasing number of grant requests in part due to the word spreading through MAC members and staff. You help us to meet those requests. The Foundation supports Portland metropolitan area nonprofits and students Continued on page 20

GPA. He is the son of Steve and Malinda Marshall. Greg is attending the University of Chicago in the fall to pursue a degree in biochemistry. His goal is to continue on to medical school and then return to Portland. Greg participated in football and track for Beaverton High School. His football awards include three varsity letters, twice being named all-league linebacker and being team captain. Greg has been named to the academic all-league team twice for football and twice for track. Greg was part of a four-person team that created and presented an anti-bullying program for Highland Park Middle School. He attended the school and wanted to give back in a meaningful way. He also is certified to officiate youth and high school soccer. Greg was a 2011 MAC Scholar Athlete.

Taylor Trujillo - $6000 scholarship award Taylor is a graduate of Benson Polytechnic High School with a GPA of 3.43. She is attending University of Oregon in the fall to pursue a degree in sports marketing. Her dream is to work with athletes, promoting clothing lines or

shoes, and to graduate from college in the minimum amount of time. Taylor played basketball and soccer for all four years at Benson. She also played softball for three years. She was a captain for several years in all three sports. Taylor has been involved in planning the school’s homecoming activities and school assemblies. She took the initiative to find ways to help recruit eight grade students to get involved at Benson. She tackled many questions with honesty and sincerity while talking to students, including queries on tough topics like bullying.

Eryka Island - $6000 scholarship award Eryka is a graduate of Jefferson High School, where earned a 3.62 GPA. She is the daughter of Robyn Harris. Eryka is attending University of Oregon in the fall, majoring in sports business. Eryka played varsity basketball and volleyball throughout high school. She was the captain of the basketball and volleyball teams at Jefferson. She earned PIL honorable mention honors in volleyball in 2011. Continued on page 20 AUGUST 2013

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MAF Scholarships Continued from page 19 Eryka is active in student government and currently serves as the senior class vice president. She is a summer coach for Self Enhancement Inc. and the Salvation Army. Eryka volunteers with the Oregon Minority Leadership Conference. Her involvement with the Minds Matter mentoring program allowed her to experience summer programs in American University in Washington D.C. and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Change Lives Continued from page 19 through community grants and scholarships. We seek programs that support character- and confidence-building opportunities with an emphasis on athletic participation for youth. Two of our recent grantees are Peninsula Wrestling, run by MAC member Roy Pittman, and Knott Street Boxing. Both of these nonprofits epitomize the building of character among youth, many who would not have the opportunity to participate without grant funding from MAF. Over the past six years we have provided 45 nonprofits with $135,752 in grants. There is strong competition amongst those eligible for foundation scholarships. For some, the scholarships we provide make the difference in their ability to attend college. Often our scholarship provides the opportunity for a student to be the first in their family to attend college. Your support can help to make the difference in a student’s future. – Julie S. Vigeland WM


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Divorce Policy Changes Timeline The Board of Trustees recently approved a change to the Club Rules regarding the time frame to separate a family membership after a divorce. Couples on a family membership must separate their account no later than three months after the date on the final divorce decree. The former rule allowed couples six months after the dissolution to split their family membership. The House Committee recommended the change to expedite the process. Continued on page 24


ADMINISTRATIVE In Memoriam Continued from page 21 Mason (Melissa) and their children Elise and Bennett; and brother Sid Woodbury. Jay’s family and friends knew him to be intelligent and kind. All who loved him will hold his memory closely. The family asks that any contributions be made in Jay’s name to your local Humane Society for rescue dogs. Senior member Phyllis Stewert White died May 19. She was 84. Phyllis was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Portland. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 1950. She was a member of St. Thomas More Parish for 63 years. In 1952, she married Edward “Ted” White. They celebrated 53 years of marriage before Ted passed away in 2005. Phyllis was a homemaker and a volunteer in the community, with much of her time being donated to the Portland Art Museum. She enjoyed spending time with her family, was an accomplished gardener, and an avid skier. Survivors include daughters, Frances, Elisabeth and Christina; and sons, Teddy, Peter, Anthony and Kevin. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Phyllis was predeceased by her daughter, Theresa Anne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Portland Art Museum. Senior member Denise Margalo Van Haverbeke died May 17. She was 71. She was a MAC member for seven years. WM

Multnomah Athletic Foundation Remembrances Honoring the names in bold. Joyle Dahl Bob and Ginger Wagner Dr. John Krippaehne Margueritte H. Drake Micheal Scott Miller Gil and Peggy Miller Jay Trullinger Tom and Ann Usher

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Continued from page 22 Members who fail to notify the club of a divorce in a timely manner and separate their family membership within the allotted three months are referred to the House Committee. Disciplinary action may include payment of back dues for two memberships and possible suspension of club privileges. If both parties are agreeable, the couple may separate their membership account prior to the final dissolution. For more information contact membership@themac.com or 503-515-7280.

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Abuse of members, nonmembers and staff – Including but not limited to verbal or non-verbal offense, inappropriate gestures and threatening language Behavior unbecoming a member – Any behavior that is deemed inappropriate for a member of the Multnomah Athletic Club, regardless of reference to specific Club Rule Disorderly conduct – Including but not limited to disruptive behavior or intoxication-related behavior in the clubhouse, on other club properties, or participating in club-related activities Physical abuse of members, nonmembers and staff – Including but not limited to physical violence or threat of physical violence

Suspensions • A 54-year-old senior member was suspended for 21 months for abuse of members, nonmembers or staff; behavior unbecoming a member; disorderly conduct; and physical abuse of members, nonmembers, or staff. The member made threatening and abusive statements towards another member and several staff members. • A 19-year-old intermediate member was suspended for 12 months for theft. Member


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Courtesy in the Parking Structure When in a hurry to get into the club for a class or a meeting, drivers often disregard common courtesy and respect for others. One of the most common parking citations issued by security staff is for taking two parking spaces. When parking in the member Parking Structure, it’s important to center your vehicle within the inside parking space lines. The inside lines are a tool to help you align your vehicle correctly within the space (allowing for adequate door swing room for both parties). Extending on or past the outside lines will result in a parking violation being issued, not to mention the loss of parking area in the adjacent space and the potential for door dings. Some drivers park over the outside line because the car parked next to them was parked over the line, which creates a domino effect. This is not a valid defense for mitigating a

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1st Violation 2nd Violation Violation 3rd Vio lation Sanction Speeding Sanction Sanction $50 Fail to observe STO $100 P sign $15 0 $50 Leaving club pre $100 mises $150 $50 Blocking exits/o $100 thers $150 $50 All other offense $100 s $150 Warning $100 Accidents and near$150 misses are too

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A ROUND T HE MAC Still have the travel bug, even after summer vacation? Then take a virtual journey around the world with MAC, as members take part in a two-month long MAC Passport program based on the national bestselling book Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman. Goodman’s book chronicles the real-life adventures of journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland in their quests to travel round the world in the 19th century.

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Win a trip to New York • The Around the MAC Passport inserted on this page offers dozens of destinations in the club for members to experience. • Completing activities in the passport is a great way for members to get involved with different aspects of MAC and meet other members. • Members receive stamps when they attend select athletic and social activities. Stamps are also given for making purchases in the restaurants, The -M- porium, The Salon, Member Services etc. • Passport stamps are redeemed for tickets in a raffle being held at the end of the passport program. • The grand prize is a three-night stay at New York Athletic Club and an $800

airline voucher. Additional raffle prizes include reciprocal club stays, tickets to MAC events, MAC merchandise, gift certificates and more! Read on for a list of featured activities, and an interview with Goodman, who visits the club in September during the culminating event of the reading and activity programs.

A HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN PORTLAND Thursday, Sept. 5, 6:30-7:45 p.m. This presentation by recently retired city planner, Steve Dotterer, explains how Portland’s current land use patterns and transportation systems result from past decisions. The presentation looks at topography, early settlement, and economic activities, as well as systems of land ownership that created the basic framework of our community. It describes how later individdecisions by governments and by individ ual developers and investors modified and extended the initial settlement framework. planIt also describes some of the major plan ning efforts of the past and how they have shaped Portland. Dotterer was the chief shaped Portland. Dotterer was the transportation planner for the city of Portland from 1980 to 2001. of Portland from 1980 to 2001. After that, he managed various planning programs in the Portland Bureau of Planning and Portland Bureau of Planning Sustainability. Quick Register ME343

ADVENTURES IN THE THIRD WORLD Tuesday, Sept. 10, 9-10:30 a.m. In this three-part presentation, travel experts John Francis and Caye Poe discuss creative and off beat travel ideas based on their experiences traveling in the Third World. In the first part, they discuss their fascinating extended travel to Madagascar through slides and also touch on their India and Mexico trips, followed by a questionand-answer on these experiences. In part two, they discuss how travel clubs and volunteer vacations can assist with traveling throughout the world, especially economically. In part three, Poe and Francis discuss travel tips and techniques to help participants pack lighter, be more resourceful, and save money. Francis and Poe retired from their careers as a purchasing manager and video producer and became enthusiastic travelers together. They particularly like travelling as volunteers on projects to help less fortunate people. Quick Register ME344

MORNING BOOK CLUB Thursday, Sept. 12 10 a.m Join the Morning Book Club as they discuss the novel Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History Making Race Around the World. The Morning Book Club regularly meets at 10 a.m. the second Thursday of each month. Quick Register ME346

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The goal of the passport is to familiarize members with the various club offerings and encourage you to try new activities and programs. The he Around the MAC Passport is valid Thursday, hursday, Aug. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.

SILCOX HUT OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE Saturday, Sept. 14 Silcox Hut is a historic lodge, rustic and cozy, one mile and 1,000 feet in elevation above historic Timberline Lodge where MAC Walking and Hiking frequently arranges for an overnight hiking trip. A special twist to the stay this year is the connection to the Around the MAC Passport Program, with an interesting and unique tie-in to Eighty Days, which takes place in the late 19th century. Willing participants are asked to wear or bring something appropriate for this time in history (ladies, this infers long dresses and hats). We might even try to hike up to the hut in this attire. Read the book to better understand the connection! The 1890s were a fascinating time. There were men and women climbing Mount Hood, and a group of hikers founded the Mazamas in 1894 at the summit of Mount Hood, and women climbed in long dresses and hats. Some men were in suits and hats, as well. MAC was founded in 1891. The cost of the event is $180 per person and includes: bed with bedding (sheets, blankets and pillow) in small shared compartments; towels; dinner; breakfast; transportation of person and gear to and from Timberline Lodge, if desired; all taxes and gratuities; the use of Timberline Lodge pool, hot tub and showers. The group stay is from 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 until 10 a.m. Sunday Aug. 15. Transportation to the hut is at 3:30 p.m. for those who want a ride. Those who hike up can chose their departure time. There are hiking options for all day Saturday and Sunday for those who wish to do so. Space is limited. First come, first served. A wait list is maintained. Quick Register WH914

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Who can use the Around the MAC Passport? The he Around the MAC Passport is for members ages 7 and older, with a separate section and different raffle prizes for junior members ages 7-17.

How do I use the Around the MAC Passport? A department representative stamps the passport after you complete an activity/class/program. You can receive one stamp in each quadrant by completing an activity listed within it. Only one stamp is given for quadrants listing multiple activities.

Do I have to register for events/activities? Yes, if an event/activity has a quick register number listed (e.g. ME105) or says “registration required/call to sign-up.” If there is no registration information, you are welcome to just show up. There is a charge for some events/activities and others are free.

What is a featured event? Featured events during the month of September are listed inside the passport cover. A featured event is based on MAC’s club-wide reading program book choice, Eighty Days. Members have the opportunity to read this book during August and September. While supplies last, copies are available through Member Services until Friday, Aug. 16 for $10. Attendance at any featured event earns you a passport stamp.

Raffle and culminating event Bring your passport to Member Services by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 and receive one raffle ticket for every 10 stamps you collected. The more active you are at the club, the more raffle tickets you receive. The raffle is held at the culminating event that evening. If you plan on attending the featured event, get your last stamp and raffle tickets at the check-in table that evening. Registration for the culminating event is required. You need not be present to win. The grand prize is a three-night stay at New York Athletic Club and an $800 airline voucher. Additional raffle prizes include reciprocal club stays, tickets to MAC events, MAC merchandise, gift certificates and more!

What if I still have questions about my Around the MAC Passport or events? Use the information in the quadrant, the contact numbers provided on the next page or visit www.theMAC.com “Around the MAC Passport Program.”

May I get additional Around the MAC Passport for other family members? You may pick up additional MAC Passports from Member Services, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

What if I lose my Around the MAC Passport? Sorry, but we don’t have an embassy in the building, so it cannot be replaced. Guard it like you would a regular passport. If you lose it, you may pick up a new one in Member Services and start over. Bon Voyage! AUGUST 2013

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A ROUND T HE MAC Main Gym, open swim in the West Pool, Tiny Tots playground, Indoor Rock Climbing Wall ($5 charge for unlimited climbing) and more. Pizza, snacks and drinks are available for purchase. Family Fridays is a free event for MAC members. No registration required. Continued from page 27

FAMILY HASH HARRIER FUN RUN Sunday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Come join an adventure run at the Second Annual Family Hash Harrier Fun Run hosted by Multnomah Athletic Foundation. A finish line celebration with hot dogs, nibbles and lemonade are provided under the tent. A hash is a non-competitive run that derives its name from an English children’s book that sparked a weekly jogging outing held in a small town in Malaysia. A few runners leave before the group to mark the course. The course has a number of trail options. Some trails have wrong turns so the fastest runners work to determine the right path and the slower runners have the chance to catch up. The event’s objective is not winning, but meeting new people and seeing new places. The cost is $10 per runner over the age of 14 and free for runners ages 8-13 years old with a registered adult runner. Quick Register MAF301

AROUND THE WORLD-THEMED FAMILY FRIDAYS Friday, Sept. 20, 6-8:30 p.m. Enjoy special themed activities in addition to the regular Family Fridays programming: inflatables, around the world basketball games in the West Gym, watch the movie UP! on the projector in the

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HISTORIC WALK IN THE PARK AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL Sunday, Sept. 22, 2-5 p.m., meet in the Turnaround Members and guests of all ages are invited to step back in time to 1889 on Sunday, Sept. 22 for a historic walk through Washington Park sponsored by the Walking and Hiking Committee, and ice cream social, sponsored by the Social Activities Committee. Historic and vintage accessories and clothing are welcome. Think parasols or fans (umbrellas work too), big hats, dresses, derbies, bowlers, etc. Members meet in the Turnaround at 2 p.m. where they can enjoy music from a live barbershop quartet. Once everyone has gathered, walking groups stroll up the hill into the historic entrance to Washington Park. After a 30 to 40 minute mostly uphill walk, participants arrive to the social portion of the event. Here they are rewarded with ice cream sundaes and lawn games. Members are invited to stay and relax, or if interested, there is an additional walk they can go on at a designated time, which includes an introduction to the MAC Trail and historic zoo sites. Participants may bring their own wine, beer or nonalcoholic drink and are also encouraged to bring blankets. The entire event wraps up around 5 p.m. Cost is $10 per person; $12 for guests; children age 3 and younger are free. The cost includes ice cream, live music and games. Space is limited. For more information, call Member Events at 503-517-7265. Quick Register WH922

URBAN HIKE EXPLORING THE FOUR T’S Tuesday, Sept. 24, 8 a.m., meet at the Athletic Entrance This walk/hike follows Portland’s classic and wildly popular transportation loop trek, and includes jaunts on the train, trail, tram and trolley, with a possible fifth T for treats or tea. Start by taking the train (MAX) from MAC to the Oregon Zoo. Then take the trail through the woods from the Zoo to OHSU. Then take the tram down to the waterfront. From there jump on the trolley into town. Then it’s time for treats. Participants can take the train back to MAC to complete the loop or walk back. Elevation gain on the hiking portion is about 500 feet with about four miles total hiking. An all-day pass on the public transit system is $5, or $2 for those 65 and over. Remember to dress for both urban and forest conditions. Quick Register WH924

THE -M-PORIUM TRAVEL TRUNK SHOW Thursday, Sept. 26, 5-7 p.m. A variety of travel-inspired vendors visit The -M-porium.

AROUND THE WORLD-THEMED DINNER Sept. 26, 5-8 p.m. The Men’s Bar features an a la carte menu with dishes from France, Italy, Japan, Argentina, Germany and America. Reservations are required. To make reservations, call 503-517-6629.


EIGHTY DAYS: AN EVENING WITH MATTHEW GOODMAN Thursday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. MAC ends the club-wide reading and activity program based on the novel Eighty Days with a culminating visit from the New York author Matthew Goodman on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Goodman reads an excerpt from his book and speaks to members about his journey in writing Eighty Days. The evening includes a book signing and meet and greet with Goodman from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; around the world themed hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar. Goodman’s presentation is followed by a question-and-answer session from 7:30-8:30 p.m. This evening is the last featured event in the Around the MAC Passport Program and the culmination of the club-wide reading program, the final destination for a stamp. Following Goodman’s presentation is the opportunity to see those passport stamps you collected in action. On Nov. 14, 1889, the New York Athletic Club provided a timekeeper for Eighty Days Race Around the World. The race began in New York City, and MAC is sending the grand prize winner of the raffle to where it all started on a three night stay at the New York Athletic Club and an $800 airline voucher. Additional raffle prizes include reciprocal night stays, ticket to MAC events, MAC merchandise, gift certificates and more! Passport holders do not have to be present to win. The cost to attend is $15 per person. This event is coordinated by the Culture & Style Committee. Quick Register ME639

Goodman Drawn to Bly’s Adventures Adventure, intrigue, exotic locales, compelling characters, break-neck competition – Eighty Days reveals a story so good it just can’t be made up. And it’s not. Matthew Goodman’s exciting work of historical non-fiction brings back to life people and places that captured the hearts and imagination of Americans at the end of the 19th century. His recounting of ambitious reporter Nellie Bly’s attempt in 1889 to travel around the world in 80 days is a story that gleams in both its retelling and its relevance to today’s world. Inspired by Jules Verne’s fictional character Phileas Fogg from Around the World in Eighty Days, Bly’s intent was to beat Fogg’s time and write about it en route. Her plot thickened, however, when another journalist, Elizabeth Bisland from Cosmopolitan magazine, decided to pack her bags too, and set up a real-time and real-life competition. Where each of them went and how they got there makes for a page-turning read that easily inspires anyone to hit the road for adventure. Goodman says he was fascinated with the little-remembered Bly when his research first took him to her. “I grew up in Brooklyn not far from the old site of the Nellie Bly Amusement Park,” he says, “but I didn’t really know who she was.” Learning she was a spirited, pioneering journalist who specialized in investigative, or “stunt” reporting as it was sometimes called, and had once gone undercover at a mental hospital to reveal how badly patients were treated, he decided she was an ideal character to follow, as was her sensational race around the world. The world Bly lived in and wrote about was rushing into the future. Full of new technology, telegraphs linked Hong Kong and New York in minutes, and trains and ocean liners connected one part of the globe to another in mere days. Society was changing, too. Though a definite caste system still existed, opportunities were growing. And, as women, Bly and Bisland cracked the glass ceiling when they set out on adventures previously reserved for men. To write about travel at the turn of the 19th century, Goodman spent two years hunting down guidebooks of the period and pacing through libraries for journals of travelers from the time. The reality, he says, is that many of the sights and sounds Bly, Bisland and Fogg found no longer exist. “They traveled the length and breadth of the British Empire,” he says. Their travels revealed much about the empire, and about those who colonized it and those who were colonized. Romantic, intriguing places and fascinating characters is what compelled Goodman to tackle Eighty Days. “I had a ball writing it,” he says. “I loved being in the company of these two remarkable women and vicariously traveling with them.” Readers will too. – Sheri C. Anderson AUGUST 2013

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AUGUST 2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS PICKS OF THE MONTH

Singles Kayak Tour Sunday, Aug. 18 6-9 p.m. Oregon City

Northwest Clam Feed Friday, Aug. 16 6:30-10 p.m. Sun Deck Tent

Basketball 3-on-3 Outdoor Tournament Wednesday, Aug. 21 4 p.m. Strohecker Park

Singles age 35 and older are invited on a 1.5 hour guided trip to beautiful Willamette Falls. The cost is $43 for member; $48 for guests.

CAN YOU DIG IT? Join us for an evening of fun, food and wine. The cost is $39 per person.

Come on out with the family and enjoy burgers, snacks, beverages and beer, and a bouncy castle. The cost is $40 per person.

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Thursday, Aug. 1 First Thursday Art Walk in the Pearl, 4:40 p.m.

20s/30s Cocktails on the Courts, Outdoor Rooftop Tennis Courts, 7-10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Saturday, Aug. 3 Brown Bottle Society, MACtinis, 6 p.m.

Second Saturday Bike Ride – Bull Run, 9 a.m. Company Dance Auditions, 11 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 16 MAC Farmers Market, Turnaround, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Northwest Clam Feed, Summer Tent Event Series, Sun Deck Tent, 6:30-10 p.m.

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, JELD-WEN Field, 8 p.m.

Prime Rib Buffet, Men’s Bar, 5-9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Sous Chef Phil Oswalt participates in the Wild Tuna Challenge in Newport

Devils Rest Hike, 8 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 12

Portland Timbers vs. F.C. Dallas, JELD-WEN Field, 8 p.m.

Portland Thorns vs. F.C. Kansas City, JELD-WEN Field, 2 p.m.

MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 5 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m.

Second Monday Evening Hike, 6 p.m.

Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Thursday, Aug. 8

Registration opens for Sept. 13 Junior Dance, 7th and 8th grades only, online, 8 a.m.

Concours de Tartes aux Fruits, Grand Ballroom, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 9

MACNet, 7:30-9 a.m.

Early Birds Bocce in the Park, 5:45 a.m.

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Saturday, Aug. 17 Stone Fruit Supper Club, Men’s Bar, 5-9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18 Sunset Kayaking Trip for Singles, Meet at eNRG Kayaking in Oregon City, 6-9 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 19 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m. Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Listen and Learn: College Quest, 7-9 p.m.


IMPORTANT MAC PHONE NUMBERS View a complete list at theMAC.com

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503-517-7500 Aquatics Office 503-517-7525 Athletic Services 503-517-7200 Business Office 503-517-6600 Catering 503-517-7215 Child Care 503-517-7220 Communications 503-517-7235 Concierge Desk 503-517-2315 Executive Office 503-517-7535 Fitness Office 503-517-2350 MAF 503-517-7515 Group Exercise Hotline† 503-517-7560 Gymnastics Office 503-517-7570 Junior Sports Office 503-223-6251 Main Club Line 503-517-7276 Member Services 503-517-7574 Outdoor Department 503-517-7585 Squash Office 503-517-7592 Tennis Office 503-517-7290 The -M-porium 503-517-2335 The Salon †Phone number is a recording.

Reservations

Walking & Hiking explores Portland by moonlight on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

503-517-7578 Baseball/Lacrosse Cage* 503-517-6629 Men’s Bar 503-517-7599 Handball/Racquetball* 503-517-7264 Massage 503-517-7265 Member Event* 503-517-7584 Squash* 503-517-7590 Tennis* *Available online at theMAC.com

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CLUB HOURS

Full Moon Walk, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Guest pass registration opens for Sept. 13 Junior Dance for 7th and 8th grades only, online, 8 a.m.

Basketball 3-on-3 Outdoor Tournament, Strohecker Park, 4 p.m.

Monday-Friday Saturday Sunday

Listen & Learn: Creating a Google Map of Cancer, 9-10:30 a.m.

Restaurant Hours

5 a.m.-11 p.m. 6 a.m.-11 p.m. 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

Deschutes Brewery Beer Tasting and Pairing, Sports Pub, 6:30-9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 31

Men’s Bar: Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.; Saturday 5-9 p.m.

Prime Rib Buffet, Men’s Bar, 5-9 p.m.

MACtinis: Monday-Saturday 4-9 p.m.

Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake, JELD-WEN Field, 8 p.m.

CLOSURES

Tennis Barbeque, Gabriel Park, 6 p.m.

50-meter Pool, Aug. 12 through Aug. 23

Saturday, August 24

West Pool, Aug. 24 through Sept. 8

MAC Golf Tournament, Awbrey Glen, 12:30 p.m.

Indoor Track, Aug. 12 through Sept. 9.

No Corkage Saturday, Men’s Bar, 5-9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25 Back to School Fashion Show, Grand Ballroom, 2-4 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 26 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m.

Private dining rooms Pettygrove, Chapman, King Hill and Kamm, July 29 through Aug. 2 Private dining rooms Duniway and Couch, Aug. 5 through Aug. 8. The two single restrooms on the second floor east end, July 29 through Aug. 2 Child Care is closed Friday, Aug. 23, reopening Tuesday, Sept. 3

Sports Pub: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.9:30 p.m.; Saturday 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Joe’s: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Information MAC requires passwords for members and guests to join its wireless networks. The passwords are available at the Concierge, Front Desk, Exercise and Conditioning Center Desk, and online at theMAC.com. AUGUST 2013

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AC T I V I T I E S

Culture & Style: Turn a Grocery Store Arrangement into a Magazine-worthy Masterpiece L

earn how to create beautiful floral arrangements and wreaths for your holiday tablescape on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Members leave this luncheon armed with knowledge and skills to create their own seasonal flower arrangements and wreaths for the holidays. There is no need to spend a lot of money on the store-made holiday creations because participants learn how to make their own arrangements. Luncheon attendees watch Garrison and his team perform live floral arranging demonstrations. Garrison demonstrates and talks about how to make your Costco, Whole Foods, New Seasons, etc. bouquet beautiful and magazine worthy. Attendees learn how to put their own spin on it or turn it into a centerpiece. He also discusses the following topics: • What flowers are in season during the winter months? • Selecting flowers that are long lasting. • What containers work best and where to find them? • What products are needed to create a lasting floral arrangement?

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• What steps to take in order to begin arranging florals and greenery? • How to care for floral arrangement. • How to design a tablescape around a floral arrangement. Known for his kind and amiable manner, Garrison Hullinger, owner and Principal, has developed trusting relationships with his clients who turn to him time again for new projects. Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc. maintains a small staff to ensure personal attention to every detail throughout each design process. GHID believes in creating sophisticated, functional and intimate environments. Their team works together to create distinctive designs, which are tailored to the lifestyle and desires of each client from inception to completion. Throughout the luncheon floral arrangements and arrangement kits are given away to attendees. The cost is $22 per member and $24 per guest. To register, go to theMAC.com or call 503-571-7265. Quick Register ME638 WM


ACTIVITIES THEATER

Eight Shows Slated for Broadway Across America Theater Season Join MAC members for another season of incredible entertainment at the Keller Auditorium. Tickets are on sale for the following 2013 and 2014 shows.

Chicago Wednesday, Sept. 4 A true New York City institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. The cost is $70 per ticket.

The musical American Idiot, based on the Green Day album, comes to the Keller AUditorium this fall. MAC offers transportation and special rates for members to the show on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Anything Goes Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Anything Goes, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards, including best musical revival and choreography. Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some of musical theater’s most memorable standards, including I Get a Kick Out of You, You’re the Top, and of course, Anything Goes. The cost is $74 per ticket.

American Idiot Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday, and the blockbuster title track, Amercan Idiot boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. American Idiot contains adult content and strong language. The cost is $70 per ticket.

Evita Wednesday, Jan 8, 7:30 p.m. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical returns at last! Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady.

Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world – while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina. The cost is $70 per ticket.

Blue Man Group Friday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. Experience the Phenomenon. Blue Man Group is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. The New York Times heralds the show as “One of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged.” Although it is impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that Blue Man Group is an intensely exciting and wildly outrageous show. With no spoken language, Blue Man Group is perfect for people of all ages, languages and cultures. The cost is $82 per ticket.

Sister Act Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. Sister Act is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells

the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. The cost is $70 per ticket.

Once Thursday, June 12, 7:30 p.m. Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once features an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments on stage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights ... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than an everyday romance. The Book of Mormon show in July 2014 is sold out. Motor coach transportation is included for all shows and departs MAC 30 minutes before the performance. Seats are assigned in the order of reservations received, so reserve early to guarantee the best seats. Call Member Services at 503-517-7265 for tickets or reserve online at theMAC.com. Quick Register ME701-ME708 WM AUGUST 2013

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ACTIVITIES 20S/30S

Cocktails on the Courts MAC’s 20s/30s, enjoy twilight cocktails Friday, Aug. 9 from 7-10 p.m. on the roof top tennis courts. Do not miss this second annual summer event. Meet other members in their 20s and 30s, and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres with a live band, cityscape view and a no-host bar. Enjoy a complimentary signature drink upon entry. The cost is $20 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres, music and one drink. Go to theMAC.com to register online, or call 503-517-7265. Quick Register ME518

MAC’s 20s/30s Committee hosts the popular Cocktails on the Courts event on the roof top tennis courts on Friday, Aug. 9.

BOOK GROUPS

Morning Readers Take to the Battlefield

most bitter and savage of the Civil War. One man recalled that the taking of human lives on this single date has never been exceeded in human history. Many recall the landscape around them turning red. The Morning Book Club switches its September read to Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman to coincide with a visit from the author. Read more on page 29.

MAC Morning Book Club reads Landscape Turned Red by Stephen Sears on Thursday, Aug. 8. Sears’s book details the most terrible day of the Civil War, fought on Sept. 17, 1862. The battle was close by Antietam Creek at Sharpsburg in Maryland, and remains the

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FAMILY EVENTS

Back to School Fashion Show Wanna’ look cool for school? The Family Events and Culture and Style Committees are inviting members and guests to the Grand Ballroom on Sunday, Aug. 25 to check out the hippest pre-K through 12 styles and trends from the Gap, Duck Duck Goose, Frock and Dennis Uniform. The show features member models who strut the runway, grooving to Continued on page 36

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Save the Date for Halloween Party Save the date for the Children’s Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2-4 p.m. Entertainment, games and activities fill the ballroom for this annual event. For more information, see the September Winged M.

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Back to School Dance The Junior Events Committee invites MAC members in seventh and eighth grades to kick off the school year with the Back to School Bash Junior Dance on Friday, Sept. 13 from 7-10 p.m. This first dance of the 20132014 school year is open only to seventh and eighth graders. Dances for grades six through eight begin in November and six graders are welcome to attend the Nov. 15 Junior Dance. Registration opens one month before the dance date and must be made online unless Internet is not accessible. Registration begins Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 8 a.m. Members are able to reserve only one ticket during the first two weeks of registration. All reservations must be made under the junior’s name or member number. Guest-pass registration process is as follows. Junior members make a new reservation for a guest pass after the two-week, memberonly registration period ends. If guest passes are available, junior members may register for one guest pass beginning Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 8 a.m. Register online or call as close to 8 a.m. as possible, as guest passes sell out quickly.

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LISTEN AND LEARN

Lectures Focus on College, Cancer and Corn Syrup The Listen and Learn lecture series features speakers each month on a variety of topics. Lectures cost $5 for members and $7 for guests, and require advance registration. College Quest, Monday, Aug. 19, 7-9 p.m. As the number of applicants to universities surges, the competition for college admission increases, and the price tag skyrockets, how do students and parents navigate the murky landscape of college admissions to find the right fit for college? For the past 10 years, ESM Group has been working with students and their families to unlock the myths that cloud college admissions with straight-talking, factual and timely information. ESM’s founder, Billy Downing, and a panel of college admissions experts address the trends in college admissions and their effects on each student, the changing nature of athletic recruiting, and methods to stay ahead of the

burgeoning costs of college. There is no cost for this Listen & Learn. Quick Register ME341

Creating a Google Map of Cancer, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 9-10:30 a.m. Imagine being able to visualize every twist and turn of cancer as it progresses throughout the human body – and know just when and how to stop it in its path. Using powerful advanced imaging technologies that illustrate cells, tissues and structural details across time, OHSU scientists are assembling the “Google map” of cancer and other diseases. This lecture is presented by Joe Gray, Ph.D., who is chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, associate director for translational research in the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and director of the OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine. Gray demonstrates how he and colleagues are working to catapult Oregon into the 21st century with a plan to revolutionize cancer. Quick Register ME342

The Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup, Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:30-8 p.m High fructose corn syrup consumption in the United States has increased by over 100-fold in the last several decades, yet most consumers do not know what this ingredient is, what it really does to the body, or why so much of it is being made and consumed. This presentation, by Dr. Daniel L. Marks M.D., Ph.D., a Professor in Pediatric Endocrinology and Director of the Oregon Child Health Research Center at OHSU, focuses on the

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1. Portland firefighters come to the Turnaround and give MAC’s youngest members lessons in fire safety as part of the Tiny Tots Safety summer camp. 2. Lindsay and Neil Brown and Michael and Kim Burch share margaritas and the laid back sounds of Jimmy Buffet at Margaritaville. 3. Marisa Hernandez, Jason Brown-Howard and Elizabeth Kang say, “Cheers!” at the Cigars and Scotch event. 4. Mort and Audrey Zalutsky fix a plate under the Sun Deck Tent at the Clambake. 5. Racquetball summer campers learn proper technique from MAC Racquetball Pro Hank Marcus. From left are Henry Koenen, Sophia Pizzuti, Jack Goodman and Joe Niedermeyer .

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6. Marcus Terry and Jamie Bell enjoy a cigar and a scotch under the Sun Deck Tent at the Cigars and Scotch event.

7. Eleanor Nicholson practices her returns in the West Gym during Competitive Volleyball summer camp. 8. John Duyn, owner of Carlton Farms (right), gives members an exclusive presentation in MAC’s kitchen of the fine quality beef he supplies to the club. MAC butcher Brandon Rice makes various cuts for demonstration and sampling. 9. MAC swimmers Megan Kreutzer and Scout Jacobs compete in outdoor long course events at the annual Pendleton Swim Meet.


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Street Fair MAC’s annual Street Fair kicked off summer at MAC with an outdoor camping theme. Fair goers created wooden necklaces, made friendship bracelets, had their faces painted and took aim with mini-marshmallow bow and arrows. MAC Company Dancers and boys breakdancers performed, followed by local performers. On the sidewalk, fair goers shopped The -M-porium and local artists’ wares. 10. MAC Company dancers perform the tap piece “Harajuku.” 11. Sydney Mesher performs a self-choreographed solo “Stubborn Love.” 12. Drew Lincoln breakdances for fair goers as part of his MAC breakdance spring class recital. 13. Jessica and Ella Greenman and John, Susan and Isabel Dodson have fun wandering about the fair. 14. Alexander and Chase Cameron show off their face paintings.

15. Hella Walter is the ice cream cone queen. 16. Walter Zuber and Connor Schutrob, in their Junior Sports Summer Camps shirts, wear their friendship bracelets. 17. Kia and Aston Selley carry a MAC pennant. 18. Nora, Maureen and Claire Caspar are a family with MAC spirit. AUGUST 2013

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ACTIVITIES Lectures Continued from page 36 basic biology of sugar consumption, with special emphasis on the impact of fructose on the development of human diseases. Quick Register ME345

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Members and their guests are invited to practice networking skills and meet other MAC professionals at MACNet, the club’s business networking group, on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7:30 a.m. MACNet meets monthly on the second Wednesday in an informal format over continental breakfast. A moderator keeps discussion moving and the focus on the entire group. The fee is $15 for members and $17 for guests. The format includes a brief introduction by each participant, a concise but impactful elevator speech and distribution of business cards. Members enjoy discussions about current trends, work issues and marketing. Formal conversation ends at 9 a.m. but many stay afterward to make specific contacts. For more information, contact Dave Hannah in Member Services at 503-5177281 or go to theMAC.com. Quick Register ME302 (Aug. 14) and ME303 (Sept. 1)

MACORPS

Volunteer Group Open to All Members The MACorps Volunteers group is open to any member interested in service to the club and community. It’s easy to get involved in MACorps. Visit theMAC.com and click on the “my membership” tab. Select “my groups” and then “MACorps volunteers.” Members on the list receive periodic emails about volunteer opportunities that may be of interest to them. Committees in need of a few extra hands for an upcoming MAC event, tournament or meet should contact their staff liaison or Member Services. Requests should be submitted at least three weeks in advance. For more information, contact Member Services at 503-517-7265 or go to theMAC.com.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Halloween is the Party of the Year Adults, start thinking about that costume because Halloween is right around the corner! Mark those calendars now for the Social Activities Committee’s party of the year on Friday, Oct. 25. Don’t miss the scary decorations, fun drinks, and lots of dancing in the Grand Ballroom. For more information, see the September issue of The Winged M or call Member Events at 503-517-7265. Quick Register ME565

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ATHLETICS

THR EE H O U S E LEA G U ES HE A T U P IN TH E FA LL T he MAC Basketball Fall House League continues the three-league structure introduced last year when it begins a new season in September. The realignment offers opportunities to players of all levels, from the ultra-competitive to the recreational, while creating more balanced play and competitiveness in each league. Games are played on Thursdays beginning Sept. 12 with tip offs at 6 p.m., 7:10 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. The cost for the league is $145 and includes refereed games, weekly statistics, beer, Gatorade and prizes.

NBA LEAGUE The NBA league is for those who played college basketball, played with the MAC competitive teams and have

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kept their skills sharp. This league is for those looking to continue to push their game and compete at the highest level. Approximately eight teams (64 players) are drafted on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. Rosters and schedule are posted online by noon on Thursday, Sept. 5.

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE The Developmental League is for those who played organized basketball competitively at various levels (i.e. high school, college) and continue to participate in frequent recreational league play. This league is for the skilled player desiring healthy competition in an organized league format. Approximately eight teams (64 players) are drafted on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m.


ATHLETICS Rosters and schedule are posted online by noon on Friday, Sept. 6.

NCAA LEAGUE The NCAA league is a more recreational league for those who may have played in the past but have lost a step over the years. This league is for the infrequent player interested in an organized recreational league to improve their game, get a great workout and enjoy camaraderie and a cold one after the game. Approximately eight teams (64 players) are drafted on Friday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. Rosters and schedule are posted online before midnight that evening.

Registration Please register at theMAC.com and indicate competitive desire: • NBA is for those only interested in playing in the NBA League. Those who are not drafted are put on the wait list and not put in the Developmental League draft.

For the first time, MAC hosts a girls basektball open gym this fall. The girls program offers teams and competition for all levels of play this year.

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Girls Junior Basketball Offers Programs for All Levels

• NBA or Developmental League is for those who would play in either league. Players are put on the board for the NBA and if not drafted are then be put on the board for the Developmental League. Those not drafted are put on the wait list.

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• Developmental League is for those only interested in playing in the Developmental League. Those not drafted are put on the wait list and not put in the NCAA League draft. Quick register BB076

• Developmental League or NCAA League is for those who would play in either league. Players are put on the board for the Developmental League and if not drafted are then put on the board for the NCAA league draft. Those not drafted are put on the wait list. Quick register BB077

During the registration process go to the notes section, or email vdekoning@ themac.com, and provide the following information: basketball experience, age, height, weight, day/evening phone numbers and email address (this information is shared with the captains during the draft). – Van Dekoning WM

The MAC Girls’ Junior Basketball Program provides a balance between competition and skill development. Member coaches provide a positive experience for girls to grow as basketball players and as people. Learning the fundamentals of the game are stressed at each grade level of the program. This upcoming season the MAC Junior Basketball Program plans to field one girls team each for grades 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8.

For the first time, MAC hosts a girls-only basketball open gym! Coaches are on hand for this hour-and-a-half block to help girls with all aspects of the game. Coaches help girls with skill development through a balanced format of drills and scrimmage situations. Each week players focus on specific skill sets, including running and stopping, jumping and landing, shooting, screening, ball handling and passing. Girls-only basketball open gym is offered Sundays, Aug. 18 and 25, from 3-4:30 p.m., and Wednesdays, Aug. 21 and 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. There is no cost for open gym, and all ages and all skill levels are welcome.

Girls pre-season clinics Preseason skills clinics prepare players for an exciting season of youth basketball. Players are divided into groups and rotated through stations that focus on specific skills. Clinics are instructed by MAC member coaches, athletic members and junior sports staff.

Competitive team evaluations Every player who attends the evaluations has an opportunity, but no guarantee, to make a MAC team. The athlete must attend two of the three available evaluations (in their entirety) to qualify to play on a MAC team. However, players are encouraged to attend all evaluation sessions. MAC member coaches and junior sports staff run evaluations. For more on clinics and evaluations, including times and registration information, see the Fall Class Guide inserted with this month’s Winged M or find the guide online at theMAC.com.

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Doug Brenner won the best lift in the bench press competition.

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Congratulations to the men and women who applied force in the annual Bench Press Contest in April in the Exercise and Conditioning Room. Contestants competed for best lift and best lift-to-body-weight ratio for men and women in multiple age groups. Each participant could make three lift attempts. However, if a person failed on a lift, she or he would be done competing. Sixteen men and women participated. Results follow with age group, category, weight or ratio. and name. Best lift, teen, male, 405 pounds – Doug Brenner Best ratio, teen, male, 1.51 – John Drennan Best lift, open, female, 125 – Lindsey Wismer Best lift, open, male, 305 – Max Doblie Best ratio, open, male, 1.74 – Doblie Best lift, masters I, male, 345 – Rich Corwin Best ratio, masters I, male, 1.74 – Brent Carlson Best lift, masters I, female, 85 – Alissa Larrance-Corwin Best lift, masters III, male, 200 – Marc Alport Best lift, masters IV, female, 175 – Mary McFarland Best lift, masters IV, male, 215 – Leonard Marcel Continued on page 48


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The team time trial is one of three events in the MAC Cycling Club Championships, which take place in August.

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n a recent Tuesday night ride, a tough hill climb in Forest Heights, I was struggling to stay with the group. Member Coach Jennifer Cree held back and rode alongside me. She asked, “What’s your mantra?” Huh? I could hardly talk. Her advice? “I typically choose mantras that keep me from thinking anything negative. I choose neutral phrases that let me keep my pace high and smooth. You don’t want to push it so hard that you have to slow down or even stop to recover. This is what a time trial or a hill climb is all about.” She added, “Cycling is a funny sport, if we let it, there will always be a winner and a loser.” It’s tempting to think like this, but don’t. Remember why you are out there on your bike. More than likely, it is to have fun. So keep it fun! The best way to do this is to know your own strengths and weaknesses and challenge yourself. Personal goals are great! Starting out that night, my personal mantra was “stay with the group,” something Cree said would set me up for failure. Changing my attitude, or mantra, so to speak, kept me going that night, up a 17 percent climb out of Forest Heights, to a successful finish without leaving my knees at the bottom. The Tuesday rides with Cree and Member Coach Ian Penner have inspired a lot of us to achieve some goals. I recently signed up for Strava to record my rides, track my progress and follow some fellow riders. I can compare my effort against past efforts, as well as with other riders who have ridden the same segments, adding a sense of camaraderie and friendly competition. We recently did some drills on the dike road on Sauvie Island, and it’s fun to post those efforts on Strava, later seeing digital kudos posted from our newest member coach.

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Second Saturday and Tuesday Night Rides Member Coach Craig Schommer leads the Second Saturday ride Aug. 10. The ride starts from the McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale and heads along the Sandy River, paralleling the Scenic Highway, heading up part of Larch Mountain, out toward Bull Run Reservoir and back along the Sandy River. All abilities are welcome and encouraged to come on the Tuesday night and Second Saturday rides. The Tuesday night hill rides are known to be challenging and usually match miles with elevation gain. Sauvie Island rides include pace line work along with fun drills to work on endurance and speed. Riders can group for ability and all rides are no-drop with frequent re-grouping as needed.

Club Championships The Club Championships start Wednesday, Aug. 14 with the individual time trial, followed by an individual hill climb Wednesday Aug. 21, and a team time trial on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Oregon Gran Fondo results Congrats to MAC member Judi Davis, who rode the 117-mile Oregon Gran Fondo route out of Cottage Grove in June. She was the first woman overall out of a large group of 160 riders with a time of 6:41:53. Her average moving pace was 18.6. The route included 5,700 feet of climbing. “I really didn’t ride this to be competitive but wanted to see if I could put in a sustained effort to test myself before riding the mountains in Austria,” Davis said afterwards. Two weeks later Davis rode a seven-day Austrian Challenge tour of 497 miles with 57,300 feet of elevation gain! – Sue Moerer WM


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Almost 80 members competed in the three-week 2013 Spring Decathlon, which ended in late May. The event was highlighted by Taylor Kavanaugh achieving a score of 9,121, the highest men’s score in the 40-year history of the decathlon; Dani Maier returned to again win the women’s division after a three-year absence with the highest women’s score since the late 1990s; and seven participants scored more than 9,000 points for the first time ever. Kavanaugh, a football standout at Oregon State and the 2005 winner of the men’s division while a senior in high school, was the first male winner to ever score more than 9,100 points. Kavanaugh edged out Joaquin Romera, the winner of the men’s division the previous five years, and who had a personal best score of 9,105 points. Also scoring over 9,000 points were Ian Crawford, Max Doblie and Phillip Barry. Rounding out the top-10 finishers, in order, were Riley Clingman, Wayne Tonning, Matt Wilcox, Ed Lairson, Peter Marks and Spencer Raymond.

Maier joined the club as a MAC Scholar Athlete in 2001, was an All American in track her senior year at Stanford, and had a score of 9,176. Maier had some competition from second place finisher Alyson O’Brien, last year’s winner, who had a score of 9,014. The balance of the top finishers, in order, were Clare Teasdale, Victoria Buck, Janet Schroer, Eryn Forbes, Cassie Cook, Terri Cook, Jennifer Galloway, and Shauna O’Brien. This was the second the Paul Copley Award was given to the top finisher in the track and field events. David Harding was the winner, followed by Peter Kavanaugh, Janet Schroer and Don Kane. Ian Crawford and Jennifer Galloway won the award for the most improved score. Matt Wilcox and Victoria Buck had the highest score for firsttime participants, and won the Rookie of the Year awards. The two-day Ironman competition was held at the conclusion of the Spring Decathlon. Dougal Williams, a strong competitor, edged out Daemon Anastas for the top score, with Mark Bussey placing third. Barbara Christensen won the women’s division, followed by Noreen Zupan. Randy Goldsmith was awarded the prestigious Bud Lewis Award. Terri Cook won the Doreen Morris Award. In the men’s staff division, Nicholas Trubachik took top honors. The highlight was his 49-foot-5-inch score in the shot put. The Fall Team Decathlon starts in early November, and is a good tuneup for the Spring Decathlon. First time participants Continued on page 50


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ATHLETICS High Scores Continued from page 48 are encouraged. See the MAC website or Decathlon Committee members for additional details.

EARLY BIRDS

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Not familiar with bocce? Give it a try with the Early Birds during the Chardonnay Smoothies and Bocce Party in August.

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A warm summer morning is just the right time for a party in the park. The Early Birds invite all early exercisers to the Chardonnay Smoothies and Bocce Party at the bocce courts in the North Park Blocks on Friday, Aug. 9, between 5:45 and 6:45 a.m. This is your chance to play or learn to play the centuries-old Italian game of bocce ball. Bocce is a cross between bowling and croquet. To make the party especially elegant and enticing, the Early Birds are serving smoothies made with our secret recipe, a cooling blend of bananas, raspberries, yogurt and Chardonnay! Virgin smoothies, again from a secret Early Birds recipe, with apple juice, are also served.

The bocce courts are between Northwest Flanders and Glisan streets in the North Park Blocks, between Northwest Park and 8th avenues. No reservations are necessary for this event.

EXERCISE AND CONDITIONING

Get Fit with Fall Fair and Challenge The Exercise and Conditioning Committee invites members to participate in the second annual Fall Fitness Fair and the 10th Annual Fall Fitness Challenge. The Fall Fitness Fair is Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m., and is a kickoff to better health. It’s for all members – those who want to explore opportunities for exercise, start an exercise program, re-engage in exercise, or take an exercise program to the next level. Stop by the various stations and find out more about exercise programs and evaluations. Stations include: MAC personal trainers , who provide expert advice on exercise programs; E&C staff providing tours of the weight room and new equipment; Human Performance Lab staff; E&C Committee members, who review


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This year’s MAC golf championship is held on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 at The Reserve in Hillsboro. The men’s open division is held on both days while all other divisions play on Saturday. All rounds are played on the North Course. Tee times begin at 9 a.m. both days. MAC members can enter any division in which they are eligible. For men, divisions are open, mid amateur (25-plus years), senior (50plus years) and super senior (65-plus years.) For women, divisions are open, mid amateur (25-plus years), senior (50-plus years) and super senior (60-plus years.) Continued on page 52 AUGUST 2013

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ATHLETICS Club Championship Continued from page 51 The cost is $90 for those playing one day and $150 for those playing in the open division. Only the men in the open division play both days. Carts are an extra $10 per person. The fee for the championship includes entry to the 19th Hole Banquet. Register online at theMAC.com or contact Kellie Halkinrude at khalkinrude@themac. com in the Outdoor Department for assistance. Players should provide their GHIN number when registering. The last day to register is Thursday, Sept. 12. Quick register GO905-GO907

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For 2013, the rotation of courses starts with Bandon Dunes Friday at 10:30 a.m., followed by Pacific Dunes Saturday starting at 11 a.m., and Old MacDonald Sunday at 9 a.m. Friday’s golf is optional and is not included in the $410 cost. Play on Friday costs an additional $75. However, included in the total cost are range balls, buffet breakfast for two days, two nights’ lodging, golf for

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two days and a sit-down dinner. On Saturday night, Greg Marshall again hands out his awards for the days golf – and yes, he can be bribed with a shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey. There are four uncommitted spots and a wait list. To reserve a spot, contact Kellie Halkinrude at khalkinrude@themac.com – Greg Marshall Continued on page 54

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Get Better at Handball by Building a Stronger Core I

n this third of six Winged M articles of how to improve sports performance, the specifics of the core are discussed. For training purposes, the core is the area from the top of the hips to just below the shoulder joints; the spinal column being the primary joint(s). This area is unique in that movement in the core affects both the upper and lower body simultaneously. A strong, flexible core must work in harmony with those two body segments for maximum performance. As usual, seek advice from a health professional before undertaking any new exercise program. Simplistically, the core is a muscular cylinder with a pole (spine) and cage (ribs) providing rigidity. This cylinder must bend, twist and contort to various positions in all athletic (and daily) movements so that cylinder of muscle must be kept strong and flexible; doing so improves performance and reduces risk of injury. There are three major muscle groups that comprise the core: the abdominals, obliques and back; all must be appropriately trained to work efficiently and together. Core extension (backward bend), flexion (forward bend), and rotation (twist) are the major movements of the core in handball, and the muscles are usually overdeveloped on one side. This fact, along with others, is why the offhand is weak. Strengthen the core and the player can bend lower for flatter kill shots, rotate faster for more power, and arch further backward for an accurate ceiling game. Simple exercises such as sit-ups or crunches have benefit, however, these neglect the obliques and back muscles for the most part. Focus must be placed on all three muscle groups to improve performance. The following core exercises address this. Using a Pilates ball for core exercises increases flexibility and strength because it allows the back to extend further than lying on a mat. For abdominal exercises, sit on the ball, feet flat and knees bent about ninety degrees, and position the buttocks slightly forward from the top. Slowly lean back over the ball to see how far you can extend comfortably. Use your arms for balance if necessary, then sit up to the starting position while minimizing ball movement. This exercise will strengthen the abdominals and also stretch them. First timers will notice how tight their abdominal muscles are when they arch back and these will fatigue quickly. As technique improves, so will flexibility and strength; light weight can then be added, such as two-pound dumbbells. For the back muscles, particularly the lower back, reverse position on the Pilates ball by lying face down with the abdomen on top of the ball and place the feet against a solid, fixed surface such as a wall. Slowly arch upward using the arms for balance on the ball, if necessary, then return to the starting position. This exercise can also be performed lying flat on the floor and weight can be added as strength and flexibility improves. Exercises of the obliques require rotation of the core and can be considered advanced exercises when flexion or extension is included. To engage the obliques during Pilates ball sit-ups and “back-ups,” rotate the body from the waist and hold the rotation while doing those exercises. Another advanced oblique exercise is the medicine ball twist. Lie on a mat holding a basketball-sized four- to 10-pound medicine ball on the

Using a Pilates ball for core exercises increases flexibility and strength because it allows the back to extend further. abdomen. Rise to about a half sit-up position with feet off the floor then slightly raise the ball. Rotate the ball left and right, using the core rather than arms, the ball hitting the mat with each rotation, if possible. As technique improves, increase the medicine ball weight and rotational speed, and lean further back. The player who adds these exercises, over time, improves his or her handball performance while reducing the risk of injury. Additionally, like the leg exercises from the second article, the time commitment is minimal. To do 50 sit-ups, 50 back-ups and 50 twists may take a sum total of 10 minutes. Do it!

Winners emerge from PNW Regionals The Pacific Northwest Regional Doubles Tournament was held in June. There were a total of 23 MAC players participating. While not all placed as well as expected, most played very well and had very competitive games. In the 70s age group, Ed Grossenbacher and Steve Lee dominated their division and did not lose a single game. In the 60s, the dynamic duo of Ron Shoquist and John VanGorder played extremely well and took first place. On their way to the final, they defeated the many-time PNW champions Carl Mattson and Ron Ewing. In the Women’s Open, Kristen Steele and partner claimed first place. And, in the Men’s Open, Aaron Garner and Matt Steele successfully defended the title that they have won for the last several years. Also, playing in the final was Sean Steele and his ageless partner, Glenn Carden.

August tournament beckons The big event to look for this month is the Hood River Pro-Am Thursday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 25. Pros Naty Alvarado, Armando Ortiz, John Bike, Dan Armijo, Shorty Ruiz, Aaron Garner and Chip Morales descend on Hood River for one of the best events of the year. Do not miss it. – Steve Grow WM AUGUST 2013

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he Integrative Fitness Department is excited to welcome back Rebound Orthopedic and Neurosurgery for a series of lectures this fall. Rebound is one of the premier orthopedic and neurosurgery clinics in the Pacific Northwest and they are team physicians for the Portland Trail Blazers, the Portland Winterhawks and several collegiate teams. The first lecture in the series, Back Pain in the Aging Athlete, takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. Back pain is among the most common causes of loss of playing time in all athletes, and as we age, minor aches may become more problematic. It is often difficult to know the source of back pain, and this talk takes a holistic approach to this problem. The talk reviews ways to prevent back pain, including stretching and strengthening, and ideas to help manage and eliminate pain. MAC welcomes Dr. Fred Bagares, who is a board certified specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery. His specialties include interventional spine care and sports medicine. Bagares, similar to other physiatrists, focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries that affect how you move. In October MAC welcomes Dr. Evan Ellis, who speaks on healthy knees and maintenance of the joint as we age.

KARATE

Juniors Move Up through the Ranks MAC karate is a relatively small program, but at its core are loyal devotees, some of whom are teens and tweens happy to share their experience with those outside the program. Following are details on seven guys and gals ages 10 to 15, all of whom have been training for at least three years. Paige Crawford is 10 years old and has been training since she was 7. She is currently a high blue belt. Paige says doing karate has given her more confidence and helps her focus, which really helps her out in school. Her confidence carries over into her interactions with her brother, Andrew, who also does

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ATHLETICS karate. She feels a bit of competition with him that pushes her to train harder – plus when he picks on her, she feels more able to stand her ground and not get pushed around. Paige has given demonstrations on her own at her school. At 10, Tim Kleeblev doesn’t need to worry about fighting with older siblings – he’s the oldest! But he has encountered difficult situations with other kids when he traveled to Russia in the summer. Karate has helped him to not get beat up. Tim likes the sparring part of karate best, whether it is partner work or free sparring. Tim just tested up to his purple belt, but he is probably already chomping at the bit to test again. Kimberly Soot’s 12-year-old spirit is irrepressible; in karate she is learning to control that. But don’t mess with “High-Kick Kim” on the ski slope or in the ring, because she loves to spar and finds karate is a good outlet for her anger. Her goal is “to get a black belt, duh!” With her new purple belt she is almost halfway there. Holden Lee is also 12, and is a high purple belt. He says karate has been good for his self discipline. Holden rarely talks in class, but not because he is daydreaming; his attention

is right on target. He learns fast and quickly corrects mistakes that are pointed out. He likes everything about karate; especially kata. His goal in his practice is to gain inner and outer strength. Like his sister, Andrew Crawford, 13, finds that karate has helped him focus in school. It has also helped him to calm himself with breathing techniques used in class. He feels that he is also more respectful. As a purple belt it is expected that Andrew helps out the lower belts and younger kids, which he really enjoys. He really likes MAC teacher Sensei Bill and is following his example to be a good teacher. Michael Reynolds, 13, is another decisive teen. Nothing stops him from doing karate. His goal is to be a 10th degree black belt. He likes learning new katas and sparring. Learning some of the new techniques has been challenging for Michael, but he doesn’t get discouraged, he just keeps going. Michael has been training since 2008. At 15, Parker Wood is MAC’s highest belted teen; she just got her third-level brown belt. Her next test will take her to black and her goal, getting her black belt at 17 before she goes to college. Parker has

always flourished in her kata practice, she has taken one gold and two silver medals in her four years of going to nationals. She finds that now she is beginning to feel more confident about her fighting skills and is enjoying that aspect of karate more. Parker says karate is “fun, good exercise and teaches discipline, and self control.”

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One of the best components of the river cleanup is that some of the trash finds a new use. Artists are invited to collect junk items, which they turn into elaborate sculptures using nothing but material from the cleanup. This creative side effect of the cleanup spawns engaging pieces that honor those who work so hard to keep the river clean, and reflect on the importance of maintaining the natural state of water-based ecosystems.

Fun for the family, a growing experience The Down the River Cleanup provides a safe and fun setting for the entire family. Folks of all ages are welcome. After the cleanup, volunteers are welcome to free food and live music to celebrate and share their experiences. Alongside the post-event celebration is a silent auction that supports future cleanup efforts. “We thought we were doing a day of service…but what we had was a day full of great fun! I can’t think of a better way to serve,” said member Jim Crystal. Here’s how to get involved: Pre-registration is recommended. Participants may bring a boat, kayak, inner tube, or sign up for a spot on one of the rafts

provided for the event. Space is limited on the rafts, so register early. Kayaks can also be rented from eNRG Kayaking at 503-7721122 or sam@eNRGkayaking.com. Register online at welovecleanrivers.org. The event begins with day-of registration and check-in at 9 am on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the event kicking off at 10 a.m. and concluding at 6 p.m. – Kathryn Huhn

SOCCER

Junior Play Begins this Fall Starting this fall, MAC soccer is making a concerted effort to offer playing opportunities specifically for junior members. MAC is hosting a number of open play sessions for high-school age juniors at a local indoor soccer facility in September and early October. The soccer program hopes to generate enough interest and momentum from these events to continue the open play sessions into November, and then establish a coed indoor soccer team for play in a high school indoor league that starts in December at the Middleton Jewish Community Center. The program is open to all high-school aged juniors, providing an emphasis on giving everyone a chance to play and having fun. The plan is to keep this team actively playing through the spring, building participation levels and potentially adding additional teams. By the fall of 2014, MAC’s soccer program leaders hope to have a player pool


ATHLETICS large enough to field a coed outdoor team for play in the PYSA fall outdoor league. For more information on this opportunity email MACSoccer@rocketmail.com. Stay tuned for announcements regarding specific dates, times and venues for the upcoming open play sessions.

Oregon Singles Championships from Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10; and the Rose City and Rosebud Classic from Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9. – Nancy Keates

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Juniors Battle it out in Club Championships Competition was fierce this year at the annual MAC Junior Club Championship tournament, which lasted a whole week in May – and isn’t completely finished yet. Hayden Burr won the U11 Division handily with a 3-0 score. Brennan Roy, who has only been playing squash for about six months, came in second, winning a close, 3-2 match against Hannah Nakamura. The final match of the U13 Division was close: Gordon Lam pulled out a 3-2 against Alec Spiro. In the U19 Division, Spencer Burt beat Matthew Bernstein and Atticus Jones won against Caleb Spiro, with the final match pending.

Brennan Roy is one of several young players picking up squash at MAC. MAC hosts the following three tournaments in coming months: Wrightson Cup Oregon Squash Doubles Championship from Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 20; the

Since the Minds Matter swimming program commenced, MAC has helped more than 125 students overcome their fear of the water and learn rudimentary swimming skills. Minds Matter serves a low-income demographic of highly motivated high school students who have a B-plus average and aspire to a four-year college or university. They give up their Saturdays three years in a row to advance their own academic potential. What Minds Matter noticed is that nearly 100 percent of its students cannot swim. Since swimming is a life skill, Minds Matter added it to its curriculum. The impetus for asking MAC to provide swimming lessons was a dangerous situation Continued on page 60

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MAC racquetball players, from left, Rob Hilsenteger, Scott Cohn, Bill Wainwright and Dylan Reid, enjoyed a busy season that included several events, including the return of the Tournament of Champions.

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his year’s Racquetball Club Singles Championship in May was one of our most successful ever, with more than 60 players competing. There were many exciting moments, especially during the Thursday evening championship games. In the open division there was a display of athleticism and kill shots in a matchup from years’ past between Dylan Reid and Billy Wainwright. The match proved to be entertaining, with Wainwright jumping and diving for balls, but in the end Reid’s quick reflexes, kill shots and consistent play won the match in two straight. B finalists Jim Finn and newcomer Alan Carbajal played a marathon match, with Carbajal winning 11-10 in the tie breaker. The women’s A division was also a great matchup, with Georgette Blomquist outlasting Liz Nehl in the tiebreaker. The tournament concluded with a banquet and prize presentation. Awards were presented for all of the intramurals seasons, the club championships, and the annual special awards. This year’s MVP award went to Rick Zurow who accumulated a record of 25 - 2 over the

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three intramural seasons. Most improved went to Dan Polette. Timm Locke was awarded most sportsmanlike, with an asterisk behind it of course and Marcus Breuer was given the Sandbag Award for his left handed D win. Noho’s Hawaiian Café and Thai Noon supplied good food. A special thanks to Sanjay Bedi for doing a great job chairing the tournament, Noho Marchesi and Chip Rothenberger for the great food, Base Camp Brewery, committee members Timm Locke, Andrew Enriquez, and Karen Stromme. Full Club Singles Championships results follow, with the first second, third and consolation places listed in order for each division: open division, Dylan Reid, Billy Wainwright, Scott Cohn, Rob Hilsenteger; A division, Andrew Enriquez, Jay Torgerson, Timm Locke, Henry Novak; B division, Alan Carbajal, Jamie Finn, Timm Locke, Rob Edstrom; C division, Liz Wainwright, Tony Peterson, Chip Rothenberger, Ryan Chiotti; D division, Marcus Breuer, Ryan Chiotti, Liz Nehl; women’s A division, Georgette

Bloomquist, Liz Nehl, Karen Stromme, Lauri Hausafus; women’s B division, Jennifer Briglia, Bridget Connolly, Jill Novak, Renae Lind; golden masters division, Bill Crist, Alan Resnik, Fritz Camp.

Recap of the season The Racquetball Committee was awarded Committee of the Year, and player Sam Reid was the Mel Fox Award winner. The committee ran three successful intramural seasons with up to 140 participants each season and increasing the women participants to a record high 25. The committee also hosted a 20s and 30s racquetball night, and members of all ages were introduced to the games at the Racquetball Family Friday in February. MAC hosted the Oregon High School State Championships, with more than 300 players participating, including 70 from Lincoln High School. The committee ran three club exchanges and five in-house MAC tournaments, including Kick Off, Halloween Doubles, Turkey Shoot, the Club Doubles Championship and the Club Singles Championships. A


ATHLETICS highlight was hosting the Tournament of Champions with more than 180 competitors, including a pro division that featured the top eight pros in the world. On a side note, MAC Athletic Member Charlie Pratt came into the tournament with a No. 14 seed in the pro division and advanced to the final eight with a win over the No. 3 seed. The winter 2013 intramural season saw Clayton Powell’s team win with 292 points. Team members include Clayton Powell, Andrew Ferguson, Bruce Reid, Robert Edstrom, Matt Aebi, Kevin Adatto, Chip Rothenberger, Rick Zurow, Raimund Grube, Andy Loumena, Rian Walker, Bill Mildenberger, Jeff Mutnick, and Renae Lind. Winter undefeated players include Billy Wainwright, Don Westlund, Kevin Adatto, Karl Hausafus, Jeff Mutnick and Brandon Peele. Powell’s “Bruisers” again won the spring 2013 intramural season with 224 points. Team members were Jay Torgerson, Bruce Reid, Tim O’Brien, Russ Dodge, Dan Polette, Rick Zurow, Raimund Grube, Dave Davidson, Karl Hausafus, Karen Stromme, Melissa Kelly, and Jillian Briglia. Spring undefeated players were Sanjay Bedi, Darien Loiselle, Karl Hausafus, John Rupp, Greg Frick and Jennifer Briglia. Did you know that, if you or your partner hits the ball, you get stuck on the wall, and your opponent can’t take a shot, it is an automatic avoidable hinder under Rule 3.15 Penalty Hinders (b) Stroke Interference. This occurs when a player moves, or fails to move, so that the opponent returning the ball does not have a free, unimpeded swing. This includes unintentionally moving in a direction that prevents the opponent from making a shot. The new season is about to begin. Be part of the fall intramurals by contacting kurt.lender@intel.com or register at theMAC.com. Anyone signed up for the spring season is automatically signed up for fall unless he or she chooses to opt out by contacting kurt.lender@intel.com. Look for more details on fall kickoff tournament, held in early September, in next month’s Winged M. Quick Register RB912

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ATHLETICS Fear of Water Continued from page 58 at the University of Florida summer sports and business seminar. The teacher took the class on a field trip in the ocean. All the students were asked to jump in. All did, including our Minds Matter student, who couldn’t swim. We fished him out and launched our MAC six-week class sessions. Minds Matter is an all-volunteer group that serves more than 50 students every year. We are very appreciative of the positive impact the MAC swimming program has had on our students, many of whom express gratitude for the opportunity afforded by the club. One of our students’ Cameron Coy, used his MAC swimming experience on a class rafting trip during a college summer program in Colorado. “I don’t think I would have gone,” the Marshall High School senior says, “if I hadn’t taken Minds Matter swimming lessons.” Minds Matter thanks MAC and its great instructors for their support this critical life skill. – Graham Covington, Director, Minds Matter of Portland

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Competitive Tryouts Slated for September Become a part of the family. The MAC Junior Swim Team holds tryouts Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 12 from 4-5 p.m. in the 50-meter Pool. This is an opportunity for athletes capable of swimming the length of the pool comfortably on their tummy and back to show off their skills. Those in SwimAmerica’s level 6 or higher interested in working on their technique and aquatic experience should try out. Junior members have two weeks to try, cost-free. The MAC Junior Swim Team offers a group for athletes 11 and older looking to swim. Pre-Senior Fitness gives athletes a chance to drop in to any of five practices offered a week. Practices are an hour and give swimmers a technical and training base to help with their fitness and understanding of swimming. If interested in either junior swim tryouts or Pre-Senior Fitness contact coach Spencer Crum at scrum@themac.com. Continued on page 64

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An artist’s rendering of MAC’s new bouldering wall, which is being constructed in August.

Bouldering Wall Opens Doors for All Members

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t is often difficult to visualize the varied past and future expansions and improvements that MAC has seen over its rich history; MAC’s new climbing wall expansion certainly falls into this category. Construction of the MAC climbing gym expansion began in July. The project includes a state of the art bouldering wall with a mezzanine level devoted to training, a speed climbing wall, and improvements to a portion of MAC’s existing climbing terrain. While this list sounds impressive, some translation may be necessary to describe the scope of this new project. The new bouldering wall fills a much needed gap at the climbing gym by separating bouldering (non-roped climbing) from sport climbing (roped climbing). Bouldering is climbing at lower heights over a well-padded floor without being attached to a climbing rope. The new expansion gives bouldering a devoted area separate from the sport climbing area, where others are climbing full-height routes while wearing a harness and using climbing ropes. Bouldering is an extremely accessible and social aspect of climbing and is by far the fastest growing discipline in the sport. It is highly popular with teenagers and young adults, and is a much appreciated asset to the MAC climbing team, which won two regional championships this season in bouldering and sport climbing. As MAC seeks to maximize space, the bouldering wall has a mezzanine level built above the wall itself which will contain some open space for stretching, and functional fitness, and will also house an articulating systems wall, which is a bouldering wall that has an electronically adjustable angle on which to train and utilize climbing specific drills. Speed climbing is the most likely contender to be one of the newest Olympic sports in the near future, and MAC’s new speed

climbing wall introduces the speed discipline to members at large and allows the climbing team to continue to train its team members, some of whom are the fastest speed climbers in the country. Finally, the existing wall structure receives a partial facelift, which resembles the same surface used for the new bouldering area. This new and modern resurfacing allows for endless creativity for MAC staff to set climbing routes. A little known secret at MAC is that the climbing wall staff has more USA Climbing certified competition route setters than any climbing facility in the state of Oregon. These route setters work hard by taking modular plastic climbing holds on and off the climbing wall to set new and creative routes weekly for climbers. The routes are never the same, which gives climbers new challenges on a regular basis. MAC’s new rock gym seeks to open new doors for MAC members by making all aspects of climbing accessible as a means for fitness and fun. The new climbing facility has moved one step closer to making the sport of climbing the most accessible and inclusive sport and facility at MAC; offering classes to members from 4 years old to teenagers, adult classes, women’s specific classes, a competitive team, birthday parties, and regular daily users. And don’t forget this all helps to prepare members to take their climbing skills outside on real rock, during MAC outdoor climbing trips. The new MAC climbing facility is available to virtually any MAC member at nearly any age, and OAP is excited that MAC is leading the charge, being the only exclusive private athletic club with a facility this advanced. Get ready to climb to new heights this September when the wall re-opens for members to enjoy. – Peter Julia WM AUGUST 2013

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MAC hikers enjoy the view from high above Spirit Lake in Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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he Walking and Hiking Committee leads urban and wilderness adventures year round. Leaders focus not only on mountains, valleys, glaciers, lakes, trees and views, but also on the flora and fauna encountered along the way. There are many world-class hikes with magnificent scenery within an hour or two of MAC. While many hikers are passionate about wildflowers, others marvel at the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies encountered. At a lunch stop, Gray Jays may alight on hiking poles. Chipmunks and ground squirrels are savvy to the favorite stopping and snacking locations of hikers, and they often cautiously emerge from hiding places hoping to score an accidental crumb. Even an occasional lizard has shared a sunny rock with the group. Alert hikers have watched herds of elk on a mountainside or across a valley. Brilliant turquoisecolored butterflies land on backpacks.

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On a cool wet January day in Portland, hikers may be snowshoeing in a forest on Mount Hood with a crystalline view of the mountain, or walking adjacent to the Klickitat River near Lyle, Wash. to see bald eagles feeding on the spawning salmon. In March or early spring, hikers can expect to be dazzled by trillium at Cape Horn, while progressing cautiously to avoid stepping on rough-skinned newts on the trail. These are salamanders with brilliant orange bellies that are quite poisonous if ingested. This is a defense against their most important predator, the garter snake, which is also a common sight on trails. Hikers typically do not sample newts for lunch, but hikers with dogs need to be mindful that canines who add these newts to their diet risk illness and death. Also in spring, hikers head to Catherine Creek, where the ground is a carpet of violetcolored grass widows, members of the iris

family, and yellow bells, members of the lily family. In April, weary of Portland rain, it is common to head east, possibly to the Deschutes River, where blue and Mourning Cloak butterflies are abundant. Lyle Cherry Orchard is another favorite, where this year, alert hikers found a sagebrush lizard with a bright blue belly. May offers a myriad of hiking opportunities. For wildflowers, the hike that stands out is Dog Mountain, with a summit of only 2,800 feet. Somewhere between midMay to early June, depending on the year, the meadows en route to the summit are blanketed with yellow arrowleaf balsamroot, a member of the sunflower family. This beautiful vista is comparable to the image of Dorothy walking through the poppy field in the Wizard of Oz. The floral display rivals the best that the Swiss Alps has to offer.


ATHLETICS In June, a long hike up Herman Creek past numerous waterfalls leads to a littleknown cluster of old growth cedar trees. At this end of a long ascent, Mother Nature offers hikers a natural sanctuary in this cathedral of ancient trees. Another classic hike up Eagle Creek passes behind magnificent Tunnel Falls, where huge patches of violet and purple penstemon grow out of the sheer face of high basalt cliffs. By July, melting snow levels usually allow hikers to enjoy flowers in the alpine meadows of Mount Hood. A favorite route is Vista Ridge where recent wildfires have opened the previous shady forest to new blankets of wildflowers, such as Avalanche Lilies. Following snowmelt to ever-higher elevations treats hikers to close-up views of glaciers. August is a great month to continue explorations on Mount Saint Helens, perhaps through the old growth forest of Ape Canyon, or on the blast-swept terrain north of the mountain to Coldwater Peak, where there are striking displays of Lupine and Indian Paintbrush, and breathtaking views into the crater of the mountain. In late August, a hike to Paradise Park on Mount Hood is scheduled to coincide with peak wildflower blooms. The name of this area is no exaggeration, and a trip to this paradise is not to be missed. The flower display is world class and photographs are often seen on promotional posters of Mount Hood. September, October and even November offer incredible opportunities for foliage photography. The gift of snow in December covers the seedpods of autumn and often brings silence to the land, adding to the long list of reasons to get outside and sample what nature offers. Great photographers, great cameras and great phones with camera capabilities lead to great digital photos and member websites, where photos are shared. Printed photographs are posted on the walking and hiking display case. Photos are great, but seeing it all in person is better. Members are invited to check out the wide range of urban and wilderness explorations listed in The Journey, the monthly schedule of outings created by the Walking and Hiking Committee. Every day is an opportunity to discover the natural treasures in the outdoor world explored on foot. – Martin Schwartz WM

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SWIMMING

Masters Invade Hagg Lake Open Water Swims The open-water swim season began in June with the 10th Annual Hagg Lake Swim Series. The series consisted of 800-, 2,000and 4,000-meter swims. The lake temperature was an acceptable 67 degrees and sunny skies made for a perfect day at the lake. Masters swimmers included Jon Ergenekan, Scott Sullivan, Kathryn Besse, Lindsey Ergenekan, Christian Tujo, and Claire Teasdale, with triathletes Lauren Binder, Bridget Dawson, Eric Helser and Dave Preston rounding out the crew. Scott “Sully” Sullivan swept the series with three solid first place swims in the 45-49 age group. Sully is new to open-water swimming, which makes his feat extremely impressive. Jon Ergenekan won the 800 and 4,000 events and placed second in the 2000 in the 40-44 age group. Tujo finished behind Ergenekan in the 4,000, providing for a 1-2 MAC punch. Lauren Binder, who competes with the master swim team and is also a world

champion triathlete, finished first in the 2,000 and second in the 800. The triathletes and masters swimmers share the same swim coaches and workouts. The open-water swim season runs through August. The swims in the series are scored and overall open-water champions are determined. Open-water swimming is an excellent way to enjoy Oregon’s pristine lakes while getting a great workout.

TENNIS

MAC Teams Dominant in City League Not one, not two, but three MAC teams won their respective divisions in the City League Tennis of Greater Portland this year. Matches were played weekly indoors from September through May. Each division consisted of eight teams from around the metropolitan area, and each team fielded one singles player and five doubles teams. A winning team moves up next season to play in the higher division. This rule, of course, does not apply to the championship team from Division A, which has nowhere higher to climb. Congratulations to all the

Greenwillow Grains Grains • Beans • Seeds Jacobsen Salt Co. Oregon Sea Salt Peak Forest Fruit Mushrooms • Melons Foraged Product Portland Creamery Local Goat Cheese It doesn’t get more Farm to Table than the Men’s Bar… Saturday, Aug. 17 these Farmers Market favorites are featured for dinner. To make reservations, call 503-517-6696.

MAC’s City League G Team won its division this season, earning players the right to move up to the F League during the next round of City League Play.

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ATHLETICS MAC participants in the City League, and in particular to the three championship teams! Players on the three MAC championship teams include: Division G: Cathy Koerner (Captain); Christine Brecht (Co-Captain); Valerie O’Brien (Co-Captain); Anita Barbey; Mia Barnett; Kelly Carlson; Kathy Cooney; Julie Emry Dougherty; SueAnn Douglass; Maria Hall; Wendy Hill; Jean Jensen; Polly Krippaehne; Sandy Larkins; Katie McCartan; Anne Miller; Cynthia Mulfur; Hummelt Pam; Dana Petrusich; Debbie Rhoades; Molly Shank; Tracy Stoloff; Rosenfeld Tiffany; Skouras Tina; Christina Wiley Division E-Black Team: Beth Zilbert (Captain); Kendra Dauenhauer (Co-Captain); Carolyn Bachhuber; Leslie Bridwell; Geraldine Carter; Heidi Clark; Melissa Crawford; Molly Elsasser; Antonia Green; Nancy Hinnen; Ingeborg Holliday; Dawn Holm; Dana Johnson; Darci Keljo; Amanda Lowthian; Tanya McDonald; Kelly Miller; Lee Rahr; Kim Stevens; Gigi Van Rysselberghe; Marilyn Von Bergen Division A: Stacy Parker (Captain); Shannon DiLorenzo (Co-Captain); Matiniah Prendergast (Co-Captain); Robin Becic; Lainie Block Wilker; Meredith Davis; Trina Denson; Jennifer Gilley; Gay Hart; Dana Hunt; Katerina Jablonski; Mary Jo Kallgren; Mary Kurz; Lori Layne; Amy Leahy; Amy Miller; Elise Orban; Kim Reilly; Mari Rittenhour; Carol Sandoz.

Court usage reminder The combination of a limited number of courts with the popularity of tennis among all ages means that, particularly during peak times, demand exceeds supply when it comes to getting an open court for play. The court reservation system was set up to bestow order and predictability on what might otherwise be a chaotic and confusing process. However, if you reserve a court, please use it or, if you can’t use it for whatever reason, be courteous and let others use it. The present policy with regard to court reservations is restated below. Members unable to use any reserved court should cancel online or call the reservation number as soon as possible to cancel the court and make it available for other members. Failure to arrive on a court within 15 minutes of a pre-reserved court time constitutes an automatic cancellation. Failure to cancel a Continued on page 66

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MAC’s E Team Black won its City League division this season, earning players the right to move up to the D League during the next round of City League Play.

Court Usage Continued from page 65 reservation, or to abide by the reservation and usage policies, may result in forfeiture of a member’s right to reserve a court in advance.

Outdoor barbecue

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U.S.A. Volleyball placements. For the adults, the net height is the men’s height. The format is pool play followed by bracket play, and two guests are permitted per team. After the tournament, refreshments and pizza are served. Register four-person teams online.

VOLLEYBALL

4-on-4 tournament returns Join MAC’s 4-on-4 volleyball tournament on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. There are four divisions, girls 14s and 16s and coed A and B adults. Ages are based on next year’s

The MAC fall Train and Play clinics are designed to allow players 45 minutes of individual fundamental training, combined with 1 hour and 15 minutes of inter-squad games. Coaches from MAC’s juniors volleyball program train players on setting, attacking, serving, and ball-handling skills during the first part of each clinic. Players are then be divided into teams for competition play, with coaches emphasizing offensive and defensive systems. There are clinics for levels from beginners to advanced players, and clinics take place on Sunday in September and October. For more information about the clinics, see the Fall Class Guide accompanying this issue or available online at theMAC.com. – Wendy Scott


ATHLETICS WATER POLO

Masters Team Makes its Debut The masters water polo team made its official debut the weekend in July in the State Games of Oregon tournament. As an open tournament, the diversity in abilities of the athletes is vast, ranging from first time players to Olympians. Fourteen teams participated in the two day event which the MAC hosts every July in the West Pool. The team showed great improvements over their three games, competing against some of the best teams in Oregon. Playing against more experienced teams was incredibly beneficial for building the individual skills of both new and seasoned players. In his first appearance in a water polo game, Ward Mann displayed remarkable achievements as goalkeeper against strong shooters. He played at a level comparable to veteran players. Ken Poirier, the team’s hole set (a position requiring constant wrestling for shooting position), created a strong presence in the pool and helped coordinate many goals. He has played water polo at the collegiate level and was the team’s leading scorer. Perhaps more notably, the largest improvement came in the team learning to come together and play as a cohesive unit. All 15 members of the team had significant individual gains over the weekend, but the developments the team made as a whole is what will make the team successful in the future. For those interested in playing water polo at MAC, there is open water polo for teens and adults on Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. in the West Pool – all skill levels are welcome.

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YOGA

Good Etiquette Makes for Good Practice Yoga etiquette is an important part of yoga practice at MAC. Yoga is not only a physical discipline, but also a mental discipline. In a yoga class, participants are asked to let go of distractions, bring attention to one’s breath and commit fully to the time on the mat. In respect of the practice and your fellow yogis, please be on time to class (including giving yourself ample time to set up props). Continued on page 68

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Showing up to class on time and staying through the end helps keep MAC’s yoga classes running smoothly.

Etiquette Continued from page 67 Also, plan to stay in class until the end. If you must enter class late, please wait to enter during an appropriate time when students are not in meditation. You may wait outside in the hallway, or you may enter the room and stand in the back until the meditation or reading is complete. Then please set up your props quietly. Similarly, if you must leave before the end of class, leave before the savasana begins, and do so quietly so as not to interrupt other students’ practice. Some other yoga etiquette reminders: keep the room fragrance free, turn off all electronic devices, and let an instructor know ahead of time if you are new to class or healing any injuries. WM

Take care of yourself. To make an appointment, call MAC massage at 503-517-7264.

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Member Numbers • Walking Miles Ann Durfee 34,600 Kathleen Elliott 3,000 Claire Galton 31,400 Toni Greening 11,100 Shannon Leonetti 61,800

Harriet Maizels 13,200 Don Morris 2,700 Linda Opray 10,800 Carrie Stucky 16,200 Steve Waters 13,800


ATHLETICS SPORT RESULTS Rock Climbing U.S. Sport Climbing Nationals, Stone Summit Rock Climbing Gym, Atlanta, Ga., July 3-8 15th, sport climbing, boys 10 and under – Geoffrey Engel; 16th, speed climbing, boys 10 and under – Engel 24th, sport climbing, boys 13/14 – Ryan Patridge; 21st, speed climbing, boys 13/14 – Patridge 36th, sport climbing, boys 15/16 – Carson Fritz 11th, speed climbing, female 11/12 – Tori Siegel 32nd, speed climbing, female 11/12– Sonja Johanson

Synchro U.S. Age Group Championships, Riverside, Calif., June 21-July 1 Figures Results 7th, 13-15 age group, 69.131 – Renee Zhang; 82nd, 61.628 – Jackie Zhang; 116th, 57.678 – Kenna Mather 5th, 16-17 H 1e, 70.565 – Elli Wiita; 74th, 59.895 – Lyn Sipe; 77th, 59.500 – Ayeza Bajwa; 79th, 59.344 – Nadine Glowacz 1st, 18-19 H 1a, 67.322 – Renee Zhang; 20th, 63.254 – Courtney Hall; 29th, 61.930 – Hailey Hecht; 55th, 57.624 – Madeline Chew Trio Results 26th, 11-12 age group, 55.625 – Lily Graham, Jamie Kojiro, Zia Bajwa, alternate Estella Pecoraro 15th, 16-17 age group, 69.125 – Nadine Glowacz, Ayeza Bajwa and Lyn Sipe Duet Results 17th, 11-12 age group, 59.375 – Katie Reveno, Grace Yang 8th, 13-15 age group, 135.130 – Jackie Zhang, Renee Zhang, alternate Kenna Mather Solo Results 28th, 11-12 age group, 57.500 – Grace Yang 10th, 13-15 age group, 138.464 – Renee Zhang 9th, 18-19 age group, 135.587 – Courtney Hall Team Results 13th, 11-12 age group, 61.125 – Zia Bajwa, Lauren Kapanoske, Jamie Kojiro, Greta Miller, Katie Reveno, Grace Yang, Alissa Lavrinenko, Estella Pecoraro, alt Lily Graham 24th, 13-15 age group, 65.125 – Karley Hecht, Isabel Hinshaw, Kenna Mather, Tillie Knox-Warshaw, Daisy Wax, Kate Bloch, Jackie Zhang, altermate Carson Colville 7th, 18-19 age group, 134.999 – Courtney Hall, Hailey Hecht, Nadine Glowacz, Renee Zhang, Ayeza Bajwa, Lyn Sipe, alternate Madeline Chew

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READERS WELCOME! MAC Morning Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Evening Literary Group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Contact Member Services at 503-517-7276 or go to theMAC.com for more information.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertising in The Winged M is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or family status, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.”

MERRYMACS LADIES’ WATER VOLLEYBALL Get in the pool and play a fun game of water volleyball with the ladies. Play is held in June, July and August on Mondays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Come to the West Pool and expect to have fun. Players play in the shallow end, no swimming or water volleyball experience is necessary. Registration not required, as this is a free activity. For more information, contact the Aquatics Office at 503-517-7500.

MAConnect JOIN MACORPS VOLUNTEERS – Support the club’s mission of fostering friendships and bridging traditional communities within the club through volunteer service. For more information, contact Member Services at 503-517-7276.

WATER POLO WEDNESDAYS – Drop in for a friendly scrimmage of Water Polo every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the West Pool. All levels are welcome. Basic swimming skills are required.

TOASTMASTERS – Improve your speaking skills and meet other MAC members. Mondays, 6:308 a.m. Check in at the Front Desk for location.

POLAR BEARS MEN’S WATER VOLLEYBALL Get in the pool and play a spirited game of water volleyball with the gentlemen. Play is held in June, July and August on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Come to the West Pool and expect to have fun. Players play in the shallow end, no swimming or water volleyball experience is necessary. Registration not required as this is a free activity. For more information, contact the Aquatics Office at 503-517-7500.

MAH JONGG Members and guests who know how to play Mah Jongg are welcome to join open play sessions. Players meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon in the Cornerstone Lounge.

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MAC MARKETPLACE BALLADEERS SEEKING MALE VOICES – The MAC Balladeers have been entertaining the club and the community with exuberance for 71 years. New members are welcome. There are no auditions and you need not have any vocal ensemble experience. All you need is the joy of singing. For information, contact any Balladeer (listed on the MAC website) or call Mandy Beasley in Member Services at 503-517-7272. BACKGAMMON – A casual backgammon tournament is open to members and guests on the last Monday of each month. Players have an opportunity to improve their games and test their luck. Bring a board or share with new friends. Games begin at 6 p.m. in either the Sports Pub or the Game Room. All levels welcome. Contact Ben Cornett, cornetteb@gmail.com. ATTENTION BRIDGE PLAYERS - Come meet, greet and play some Chicago Bridge in the Game Room on Tuesday, Aug. 27 in preparation for the start of the Tuesday Bridge games on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 9:45 a.m. To RSVP and for more information, please contact Marthel Porter at 503-246-1171.

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MAC MARKETPLACE Cenral Oregon

SUNRIVER – 4 BR, 3 BA, hot tub, Wi-Fi, next to SHARC, includes passes. $220/nt. 360-573-4535. DCCA 171, www.vrbo.com/320157

BROKEN TOP-BEND CONDO 3 BR, 3.5 BA. Close to pool/tennis. 503-708-9081. BLACK BUTTE – 4 BR/2 BA, lg. deck, private lot. Sleeps 10. Close to GM pool/tennis. 503-915-8685. BLACK BUTTE RIDGE CABIN – Cozy 3 BR with big rock fireplace, 503-645-2366.

BBR – www.vrbo.com/466589

SUNRIVER – Comfortable house, walk to SHARC, sleeps 9. 503-231-7497 or www.vrbo.com/198725 SUNRIVER – Nice home, centrally located. 3 BR+ large kids’ dormer, 2 BA, AC, hot tub, deck, BBQ, bicycles, Internet Wi-Fi. DCCA #568. 503-297-3446, stanegoli@comcast.net.

BBR – www.vrbo.com/369006

SUNRIVER – 4 BR/2 BA, AC, hot tub, BBQ, bikes, quiet cul-de-sac on river. No smkg/pets. DCCA #742. $185/nt. Call Debi, 503-224-2599, or ddereiko@comcast.net.

BLACK BUTTE HOME – 3 BR, 2 BA, recently updated throughout. Fully equipped, close to pool and tennis courts. No pets, no smkg. 503-697-0528.

SUNRIVER – Fremont Crossing, 2,200+, 3 BR, 3.5 BA, 2 masters, slps 8, all amenities, mall, SHARC. Hot tub, p-pong, bikes, no smkg/pets. 503-706-8886.

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Visit website to appreciate. 4 BR/2.5 BA on Big Meadow Golf #16. Sleeps up to 12, gourmet kitchen, big screen TV, oversized hot tub, spacious deck, bikes. 503-709-2616 or Dave.Mann@comcast.net. BLACK BUTTE HOME – 4 BR, 2 BA, beautiful view of BM golf course & Black Butte Mtn. Close to clubhouse. 503-855-3214 or 503-998-7837. BLACK BUTTE RANCH – Golf course home for rent. See online VRBO347918. 503-297-3768.

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ARCH CAPE EXQUISITE OCEANFRONT Elegant & romantic 3 BR/BA, tastefully furnished with sweeping 180° views, stone fireplace, hardwoods and vaulted ceilings. No smoking/pets. 503-636-1212 or tunquelen@comcast.net. OCEANFRONT – www.colemanshouse.com, www.archcapebeachrentals.net. GEARHART OCEANFRONT – Charming Windward West unit with spectacular ocean view. 2 BR, 2 BA, FP. $140-$160/nt., 2 nt. min., wk/mo rates. 503-939-1529. GEARHART OCEANFRONT BEACH HOUSE Sleeps 14. $3,500/wk, $500/nt. 503-222-2234. http://www.vrbo.com/153257.

SUNRIVER – Luxury, 4 BR, 3 masters, on golf course; free Mavericks Athletic Club access. http://www.vrbo.com/284109. 1-800-369-8427 or 503-709-0355.

Beautiful Gearhart rental. 4 BR, 3 BA, sleeps 10+. 1 blk. from beach, golf. Fully equipped, newly remodeled. Jim Whittemore, 503-292-4000.

SUNRIVER – Cozy, remodeled 3 BR, 3 BA. $150/nt. 971-235-6853. hvalsunriverrental.tk

BLACK BUTTE – Architect designed lodge-style home. 4 BR + loft, 3.5 BA, hot tub, 2 fplcs, 14th hole Glaze Meadows. $425/night + $100 cleaning fee. Summer: 1 week minimum. 503-577-5858.

ARCH CAPE MODERN OCEANFRONT – 3 BR, 2 BA, FP, deck, outfitted kitchen. Ideal for families, couples. 503-515-5696. Leave dates.

THE VERY BEST IN SUNRIVER – Newer 3,500 sf 5 bedroom suites w/AC, 5.5 BA, 7 flat screens, 3 gas frplcs, hot tub, BBQ, wireless. Walk to SHARC! http://nwicars.com/sunriver.htm 503-780-4000.

SUNRIVER – Newly remodeled Quelah. 3 BR, 2 BA, private pool, spa & tennis courts. Call 503892-9993. DCCA #762.

BBR – GM 43, 503-246-0489.

Coastal

SUNRIVER – 3 BR, 3 1/2 BA, 3 masters, sleeps 8+. Hot tub, p-pong, bikes, BBQ. No smkg, pet friendly. MAC member rates. cmsokol@comcast.net or 503-260-7007.

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GEARHART OCEANFRONT – Fabulous Gin Ridge, 6 BR, spectacular view of ocean, pets welcome, all amenities included. Call Julie Bell, 360-892-6288 home, 360-607-5405 cell, or www.schlesserfamily.com for information. VISIT US AT: beachhouseingearhart.com GEARHART – 4 BR & bunk loft for 4, 3 BA, LR with frplc & formal DR. Fenced yard & large sundeck. Well equipped. Call Deb at 503-223-3833.

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Megan Buller, Real Estate Broker CALL ME TO BUY, SELL OR INVEST! Nine years in the business with the experience of more than 700 properties sold. 2010 & 2011 – #1 Buyer's Agent Award for most buyer transactions closed at Keller Williams Realty Professionals.

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MAC MARKETPLACE OCEANFRONT HIGHLANDS AT GEARHART Gated area. No smoking. No pets. 503-688-6867.

BIG ISLAND – Private 3 BR, 3 BA home with pool on 2.7 acres overlooking Kailua-Kona. Call 503546-4519 or visit www.keauhouhideaway.com.

GEARHART – Expansive ocean view, 200 yds. from beach. Spotless 2 BR, 2 BA, well appointed, very adult. Indoor pool. $150/nt. No Pets. 503-819-5581.

WAIKOLOA – Oceanfront 2 BR, 2 BA. Club w/pool, fitness, tennis, bball. Golf disc. 503-629-9999.

GEARHART BEACHFRONT CONDO – Newly remodeled 3 BR, 2 BA, garage. 503-626-2865.

MAUI MAALAEA SURF – Oceanfront condo, 2 BR/2 BA, ground level. 425-653-7712.

SURF PINES OCEANFRONT – 4 BR/3 BA, sleeps 16, large deck, hot tub, great beach access. Fun for families. 503-869-7575.

MAUI MAALAEA SURF – Exquisitely furnished beachfront condo. Sandy beaches, swimming pool, tennis. 2 masters, 2 BA, townhome. Boni Halton, 503-789-0990. www.haltonmauicondo.com

OCEANFRONT MANZANITA 6 BR, 4.5 BA, wireless, 180° views. Walk to town, city park and golf. www.745beach.com SEASIDE – Large 3 BR, 2 BA. 1/2 block to beach. 2 TVs. Partial ocean view. Two-night minimum. $150 per night, $950 per week + cleaning + tax. No smoking, no pets. 503-228-4317 or 503-777-3283.

Out of State SUN VALLEY – 3 BR/2 BA home, view, well equipped, amenities. L. Rittenour, 310-670-7684. PALM DESERT – Lovely condo, totally remodeled, custom decor, 2 BR, 2 BA on golf course at Palm Valley C.C. Sunny patio with great mountain/ golf course view. No pets/smoking. Available now through Jan. 2014. 503-675-6220.

Hawaii

THE SUNSET BEACH HOUSE – MAUI New 3 BR home + 2 BR cottage. Great for small groups. 503-638-9278, brycenbeebe@comcast.net KO OLINA, OAHU – Luxurious 2 BR condo. E-mail: relax@beachvillascondo.com

Foreign COSTA RICA – Featured in the March 2011 issue of Travel and Leisure magazine. Lush gardens, quiet, small resort on Pacific Ocean in village setting. Shelling, fishing, hiking, horseback jungle tours. Pool and full kitchens. Wonderful architecture. “The best in Costa Rica” rating. Call 503365-2872. www.tambortropical.com PARIS APARTMENT – 7th Arrondissement. Chic 2 BR, 2 BA, one block to Rue Cler. Close to Seine and Eiffel Tower. 206-328-0897. PARIS APARTMENT – At Notre Dame. Elegant 2 BR, 1.5 BA, in the heart of Paris. 503-227-3722.

What are you waiting for?

KONA, HAWAII – Lovely oceanfront 1 BR condo. Tennis, oceanside pool/spa. Great view. The WingedFor M photos, classifieds inspire members to use your services, buy your stuff, or 503-675-6220. email: nanevin@aol.com. rent your vacation home. Don’t miss the opportunity to place your ad today!

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What are you waiting for?

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Each line = 35 characters Members: $10.75/line Members’ business: $19.50/line Non-members: $19.50/line The deadline is the fifth of the month for the following month’s issue.

Mail, fax or e-mail ads to: The Winged M 1849 SW Salmon St. Portland, OR 97205 fax: 503.517.2382 classifieds@themac.com

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Mail,at fax 503.517.7220. or e-mail ads to: the Communications Office Each line = 35 characters View classifieds online at www.thewingedm.com The Winged M Members: $10.75/line 1849 SW Salmon St. Members’ business: $19.50/line Portland, OR 97205 Non-members: $19.50/line fax: 503.517.2382 The deadline is the fifth of the month classifieds@themac.com for the following month’s issue.

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New York Athletic Club

ounded in 1868, the New York Athletic Club is among the world’s most celebrated private clubs. Its unique combination of top-class sporting and social facilities has drawn members from all over the world, who number in the region of 8,600. The NYAC’s history has been interwoven with that of the Olympic Games; indeed, NYAC members have won 248 Olympic medals. Of those, 131 have been gold. The club’s social and dining facilities are as renowned as its athletic accomplishments. The Main Dining Room has stunning views of New York’s Central Park, while the Cocktail Lounge and Tap Room have an ambiance that is uniquely welcoming. Most of the NYAC’s 187 hotel rooms are refurbished and are comparable with the finest accommodations in New York City. The close proximity

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to New York’s Theatre District, 5th Avenue, Times Square, Central Park and many other must-see areas of Manhattan make the New York Athletic Club the finest place for members, their guests and reciprocal club members to stay while visiting New York City. Fifteen miles north of Manhattan, in Westchester County, is Travers Island, the NYAC’s country home. Comprising a 30 acre facility overlooking the Long Island Sound, Travers Island offers amenities for tennis, swimming, boating and field sports, plus many other outdoor activities. The Club House at Travers Island also offers dining facilities, from the elegantly casual to the truly opulent. Reciprocal club members may make guest room reservations by calling (800) 699-3293 or e-mail reservation@nyac.org. To learn more about the NYAC, please visit www.nyac.org. WM


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