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July 2015 | VOL. 104 No. 7
A PLATINUM CLUB
Contents Featured This Month
25 | Get Fit with MAC 50 | Speed Seeker Regular Features
40 | Club Scrapbook 11 | Faces in the Club 78 | Reciprocal Club
40 George & Hollis Hale at the Father Daughter Dinner Dance.
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12 | Culinary Corner 00 | House Committee 17 | In Memoriam 19 | MAF 23 | MAF Honorariums 7 | Manager’s Column 23 | New Members 5 | President’s Column 9 | Sports Shorts 22 | Transportation
37 | 20s/30s 37 | Book Groups 38 | Culture and Style 39 | Family Events 39 | Junior Events 42 | Listen and Learn 42 | Member Events 35 | Social Activities 43 | Theater
46 | Cycling 52 | Early Birds 52 | Golf 54 | Gymnastics 56 | Karate 58 | Merrymacs 58 | Pilates 60 | Racquetball 63 | Squash 66 | Swim – Juniors 67 | Swim – Masters 68 | Synchro 70 | Tennis 72 | Walking & Hiking 48 | Wellness Program 73 | Yoga
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On The Cover Members have different reasons for working with MAC’s fitness staff. Some want to get in shape, some want to maintain their fitness as they age, others want to be better athletes. This month, we bring you three of our favorite success stories. On the cover are Pilates trainer Tami Sousa and client Brian Muessle. Cover design by Julia Omelchuck. Cover photo by Adam Wickham.
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ADMINISTRATIVE PRESIDENT’s column
A President David Horstkotte Vice President Doug Dawley Treasurer Robert Nunn Secretary Scott Sakamoto
Linda Higgons Janice Marquis Scott Stevens Mike Wells Todd Husband Laura Martin Marlis Miller Robert Radler Committee Chairs 20s/30s Elizabeth Mitsky Athletic Lorne Dauenhauer Balladeers Jay Maxwell Basketball Doug Post Budget and Finance Robert Nunn Culture & Style Linda Iverson Cycling Chuck DeVoe Dance/Group Exercise Victoria DuVal and Ann Gerson Decathlon Mark Bussey Diversity Admissions Irma Valdez Early Birds Susan Hale Exercise & Conditioning Joe Murphy Family Events Tony Cirino and Amy Lindgren Golf Debbie Bensching Gymnastics Lee Rumaner Handball Andy Kangas Holiday Decorating Jean Malnati House Tim Gillette Junior Events Ella Howe and Estella Pecoraro Junior Programs & Facilities Robin Becic Karate Don Dominguez MelloMacs Scott Schaffer Member Events Carol Robertson Membership Tom Sidley MerryMacs Dinda Mills Outdoor Activities Program John Patridge Pilates Marybeth Stiner Polar Bears Don Morris Property Grant Yoshihara Racquetball Kurt Lender Ski Brandon Hayes-Lattin Social Activities Alex Page Squash Amy Gaddis Strategic Planning Kim Sisul Swimming Nancy Hinnen Synchro Rebecca Kaponoske Tennis Julia Hall Triathlon & Running Ben Cornett Volleyball Lee Whitaker Walking & Hiking Jim Van Lente Yoga Meris Gebhardt www.theMAC.com
s the school year wrapped up, it was time for OSAA high school spring championships. I was fortunate to catch the 6A tennis finals, held in Beaverton, where both the boys and girls matches featured MAC athHorstkotte letes representing David president their individual high schools. Dylan King lost in three sets to a Grant teammate, and Jesuit junior Bess Waldram defeated Lake Oswego’s Katie Day in straight sets to claim the girl’s championship. All three grew up learning to play tennis at the club, and have represented MAC across the country. Dylan has verbally committed to Yale, and Bess has verbally committed to Notre Dame, where they’ll each play tennis when they graduate next spring. Not too shabby.
Dance at Newmark A sunny June Sunday found The Newmark Theater packed with MAC families gathered for the annual club dance recital. More than 150 performers, representing both recreational classes, and the MAC Company Dancers entertained the crowd of 700-plus for a full afternoon. Dancers ages 6 through 18 performed 33 numbers featuring ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop and even boys break dancing. The tightly choreographed event is a credit to Dance Manager and Head Coach Laura Haney, Assistant Dance Coach Erin Zintek, and their talented staff. The highlight for many, including the dance program alums, was the showcasing of the graduating high school seniors who’ve spent over a decade in the program. Lizzie Allcock, Anna Dickson, Sydney Mesher, Courtney Sprouse and Ava Vossoughi are headed for college to further pursue their interests in dance and the arts. Best of luck to them all.
Fox’s legacy lives on Clear back in 1967, the club hired Mel Fox as its new athletic director, a position he capably held for 16 years. During his tenure, Mel expanded and greatly improved youth athletic programs throughout the club. Mel was an outstanding athlete and all-state football player at Franklin High School, and returned to Cleveland as a teacher and head football coach before joining MAC. He firmly believed that through youth athletics, an individual’s self-esteem could be greatly boosted,
benefiting the school, club and community in which he or she lived and competed. Mel was promoted to general manager of the club in 1983, a position that, sadly, he held for less than a year before his untimely death. In Mel’s memory, the club awards a $1,500 scholarship each year to a graduating Franklin High School senior. It was my privilege once again to address the entire school with all of the seniors in cap and gown, and present the Mel Fox Scholarship to Advanced Placement student and Concordia University-bound baseball player Fisher Dodd.
Rose Festival spirit Just the night before, the club hosted nearly 150 U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Canadian sailors at a convivial reception in the Reading Lounge overlooking Providence Park. Many of the group took a quick tour, and all were invited back to use the basketball, volleyball and batting facilities the following day, free of charge. Prompted by club member Tom Stevenson, local council president of the Navy League, the club first held this event last year, and I hope that this opportunity to show off our club and contribute to the Rose Festival spirit becomes an ongoing tradition. The Mel Fox Scholarship and the Rose Festival Navy League reception are just two of the many examples of the club’s community outreach, which too often goes unnoticed in the local media and the community at large. Now, you know.
Family friendly Finally, I want to relay a recent conversation with a young family who relocated to Portland from the East Coast and joined MAC in the 2011 lottery. Soon after their arrival, a new acquaintance and lifelong club member told them that they absolutely had to join the club. They were somewhat hesitant, as the husband’s employer provided extensive workout facilities, but went ahead and took the plunge. They are so very happy that they did. Their co-workers often ask, “Why would you want to join a stuffy club like that?” Their response is, “We’re not sure how we could live without it!” Both the children and their parents stay busy with myriad club offerings, and they couldn’t be happier. This family’s enthusiasm caught me a bit by surprise, and reminded me that for many of us, it’s easy to take MAC and our dedicated staff for granted. It truly is an amazing club that’s often misconstrued in the community. Take the opportunity this summer to introduce a new family to the club and help spread the word. WM July 2015
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ADMINISTRATIVE Manager’s column
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arly in my career, working as an assistant beverage manager for Hilton Hotels, I distinctly recall Hilton’s national brand campaign centered around a rainbow. Depending on your rank in the kitchen, from first Norm Rich cook to executive chef, General Manager you received colorful stripes with each job promotion. On a recent trip to Los Angeles, I watched the co-pilot, with three stripes on his jacket sleeve, inspect our aircraft, and the captain of our flight, with four stripes, thanked us for flying as we departed the aircraft. Ranks such as these are common in our Armed Forces and are worn by nautical captains and crews. That said, I want you to know that none of us as staff at your club believe in practicing management by stripes. Although we all have defined levels of responsibilities and enjoy what we do, we never want our members to think they need to work the stripes to get what they need accomplished. We want to practice a management style that tries to make things easier and always be at your service, no matter how many stripes we have. We all want to own your questions and provide the simplest answers possible. At Your Service is the latest example of our efforts to make it easy. Reach out to our staff and let them earn your trust. Solving issues at the lowest levels empowers our staff and helps them to develop for future opportunities around the club.
The thrill of it all Each quarter, our athletic managers and coaches get together to talk about accomplishments by their athletes at a sports programs meeting more commonly known as the “taco bar,” hosted by Athletic Director Ed Stoner. A representative from the Athletic Committee and a Board Trustee attend the event, and coaches and managers get to brag about their great work and their successful athletes, teams and programs. It is inspiring to learn about how athletes are prepared and mentored to do their best at being champions. Recently, in a locker room discussion with one of our lifeguards and swim instructors, I was inspired by the story he shared with me of teaching an 80-plus-year old member how to swim. The excitement he had was memorable and passionate; he accomplished something meaningful for himself and his student, much to the surprise of her family.
Mission Statement MAC’s mission statement is to “Enrich lives, foster friendships, and build upon our traditions of excellence in athletic, social and educational programs.” Our coaches’ and members’ lives are enriched every day through hard work by training, winning often, and competing for the fun and challenge of it all. We are adding a component which we have always endeavored and now try and make part of everyday life – wellness. I believe we might want to add wellness to a future mission statement in support of this initiative.
Warm Welcome I want to personally introduce you to some incredible new staff members joining our management team. Josie Henderson is our new member services director, the new Linda Ornelas. While no one can replace Linda, we believe Josie can earn her own place of greatness in Member Services. She comes with a strong background of nonprofit service, lives not far from our neighborhood, and has two young adults who graduated from Lincoln High School. I also want to welcome Cathy Heinke as our new Youth Programs manger. Cathy previously was the membership manager at MAC 10 years ago, earned her teaching degree and taught elementary school for several years before returning to MAC to assume her new position. We have added great importance to this position, as we want to better serve this community, and have added a dedicated person to go along with this awesome responsibility. Lastly, welcome to Randy Lewis, who joins us as our new human resources trainer. Randy has a history of working for MAC as a consultant, assisting us in unifying our team and helping us accomplish a successful succession plan, ensuring our future is strong and vibrant. I cannot be more pleased to welcome them all to our team.
Website One more announcement; we are (again) working hard on a new website, one area where we have neither shined nor earned our stripes or practiced a tradition of excellence. While we have tried hard, our task is large, complex and complicated. This new website is a grand partnership between committees, members, management and purveyors to accomplish our goal. This goal is to better communicate with our membership and tie everything together to make it easy for our members. Over the next several months many will participate in creating this tool. Two new staff members assume this responsibility along with Digital Marketing Manager Chris Zoucha. WM July 2015
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Honoring MAC members for placing first, second or third in state, regional, national or international athletic competitions, or members who have qualified for nationals in events that qualify for championship funding.
saw an article in Parade magazine that discussed the “Cheaters guide to living to 100.” It spoke about who is living longer, where they are doing this and why they think this is happening. It should be no surprise Ed Stoner that nearly everything Athletic Director about which they spoke is something you can access at MAC. There are currently more than 53,000 centenarians in the United States, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, and that number could go as high as 600,000 by 2050, experts say. So what is the key to such longevity? Journalist Dan Buettner thinks it’s “blue zones,” the grouping of like-minded individuals who favor a more healthy and active lifestyle and support each other in staying that way. He notes four primary tips for living to 100 and beyond. First, “find your tribe.” We tell our teens who they hang out with matters, and the same is true for seniors. Surround yourself with people who have healthy habits, and you are more likely to have healthy habits, too. Next, “eat smart.” Following a primarily plant-based diet and controlling portions are common habits of longer-living individuals. The third tip is to “seek a purpose.” Called ikigai by Okinawans or plan de vida in Costa Rica, it is defined as the why of one’s life, a reason to get up each morning. Finally, “move.” Some form of physical activity is important. The article notes consistent exercise is better, but a simple lifestyle of physical activity (walking, gardening, etc.) is important. So, while communities in California, Japan and Greece offer blue zones supporting longevity, I believe MAC offers these elements, too. It can offer a tribe of like-minded individuals who value activity and friendships. And, while not every meal in our restaurants is plant-based or fish, there are plenty of healthy options that now carry a MAC Wellness icon next to them. There are numerous ways to volunteer and find purpose at MAC, whether through MAC Corps or within the committee system. And, yes, there are all kinds of ways to move naturally and to your level, ability and interest as well. I hope this month you will search theMAC.com or ask one of our staff about activities in which you might be interested to find your tribe at MAC to live a long and healthy life. WM
Tennis USTA Australian Open Grand Slam Doubles Tournament, Vancouver Tennis Center, Vancouver, Wash., February 27 - March 1, 2015 1st, men’s 3.0 doubles – Kristopher Kobin OSAA 6A State Championships, Tualatin Hills Tennis Center, Beaverton, May 21-23 2nd, boys singles – Dylan King; 3rd, boys singles – Joey Schwartz 1st, girls singles – Bess Waldram; 2nd, girls singles – Katie Day OSAA 4A State Championships, Oregon State University, Corvallis, May 21-23 1st, boys singles – Matthew Sipowicz 1st, boys doubles – Tommy Mulflur and partner
Gymnastics Girls Optional State Championships, Eugene, March 27-28 Level 6 2nd all around, 3rd floor, junior 11-12, B – Hailey Howitt 2nd beam, junior 11-12, B – Francesca Pozzi 1st all around, 1st vault, 1st bars, 2nd floor, senior 13-14, A – Lauren Look 2nd bars, 3rd floor, senior 13-14, A – Michaela Hagel 1st beam, 1st floor, senior, 13-14, B – Isabella Pozzi 2nd – MAC Team Level 7 1st bars, 3rd all round, junior 11-12, A – Sydney Schommer 1st floor, 3rd vault, 3rd bars, senior 13-14, B – Heather Williams Level 8 2nd bars, 2nd floor, 2nd all around, junior 12-13, B – Ellie Wirth 2nd bars, 3rd floor, 3rd all around, senior 16+, C – Natalie Obradovich Level 9 1st all around, 1st beam, 3rd vault, 3rd floor, junior A – Brittney Vitkauskas 2nd bars, junior, A – Katherine Ager 1st bars, 1st beam, 1st floor, 1st all around, junior, B – Mary Packham 2nd bars, junior, B – Charlotte Foden-Vencil 1st – MAC Team Level 10 1st all around, 2nd bars, 3rd beam – Jaden Andrus 2nd vault, 1st bars, 2nd all around – Destinee Davis 3rd vault, 3rd bars, 3rd floor – Gabrielle Spencer 2nd beam – Grace Donaghy 1st – MAC Team
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FACES IN THE CLUB MAC recently introduced Josie Henderson as its new Member Services director. Before joining MAC, Henderson was the executive director of the Oregon Public Health Association. Her prior experience includes serving as the chief executive officer for the Telemedicine Research Center and as executive director for the Association of Telehealth Service Providers. In the ’90s, she worked in the news and production departments at KOIN-TV. Josie holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Portland State University and she grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, where she was her high school’s gymnastic team captain and MVP. Henderson is excited to bring her energy and experience to MAC to help foster excellence, community, health and well-being. Henderson replaces Linda Ornelas, who retired in June.
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MAC welcomed back Cathy Heinke in the newly created Youth Programs Manager position. She oversees Child Care, Playschool, Athletic Camps/Clinics/Classes, Tiny Tots, Birthday Parties and Member Events Youth Activities. Heinke worked in the Membership Department at MAC for 10 years prior to receiving a master’s in education, and taught in the Tigard Tualatin School District for the past seven years. She grew up in the Bay Area and has lived in Portland for the last 26 years. She has teenage children who are active in football, baseball and soccer. Her pastimes include anything fitness related, the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Intermediate member Tristan Anastas was named the 2015 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men’s Outdoor Freshman of the Year last month, while also earning Freshman of the Meet honors at the RMAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Pueblo, Colo. Anastas is a computer science major at the South Dakota School of Mines. He took silver medals in three jumping events during the championship meet, with NCAA Division II provisional leaps in the high jump and triple jump to go along with his second-place in the long jump. Anastas’ triple jump of 48-feet1.75-inches is good for a Hardrocker school record.
Junior member Bess Waldram won the Oregon State 6A Girls Singles Tennis Championship, the Metro District Title, and was named the 2015 Oregon Female Tennis Prep Player of the year during the recent Oregon Sports Awards. Waldram finished the high school season 23-0, and dropped only eight games over four matches during the state tournament. Waldram is currently ranked 27th in the country by the USTA for girls 18 and under, and holds the No. 1 ranking for the Pacific Northwest in the class of 2016 from Tennis Recruiting. She is now a rising senior at Jesuit High School and has committed to play for Notre Dame’s women’s tennis team after she graduates next June.
Junior member Matthew Sipowicz, who graduated from Oregon Episcopal School in June, capped his decorated tennis career with a third straight singles title at the OSAA 4A/3A/2A/1A state championships in Corvallis in May. Sipowicz defeated Valley Catholic junior Matt Biggi 6-1, 6-2 in the boys singles final. Sipowicz also excels at soccer, leading OES to the last two 3A state titles, and earning the nod as OSAA 3A All-State Player of the Year. Off the field, Sipowicz teaches math classes in Spanish to fourth graders at Vose Elementary School in Beaverton, and recently participated in a service project in the Dominican Republic. He is a 2015 Al Tauscher Award winner. July 2015
Junior member Tommy Mulflur and partner Michael Quinn prevailed as the 2015 OSAA 6A State Doubles Champions, defeating a Sunset team 6-3, 6-3 in straight sets. Mulflur enters his senior year at Jesuit, and Michael a junior at Jesuit. Mulflur joins his brother, Nic, who was a doubles champion in 2012. Tommy’s tennis career started at MAC with Wayne Pickard when he was 5 years old. Mulflur and Quinn beat the same Sunset duo for a Metro League District title earlier this year, Mulflur’s third league doubles title. Mulflur also writes for the school newspaper, the Jesuit Crusader. Tommy is the son of longtime members Tom and Cynthia Mulflur.
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Summer Dining at MAC al Fresco T
he MAC finally has an al fresco dining option. The Sunset Bistro successfully opened up in June on the Sun Deck, and has received rave reviews from members and guests. This is the first time members can enjoy amazing cuisine and signature cocktails while outside enjoying the Oregon summer.
Sunset Bistro Now Open Mondays Due to popular demand, the Sunset Bistro is now open Monday through Saturday from 5-9 p.m. Come see Bar Manager Roni Pervizi and enjoy one of his specialty cocktails, such as the Grumpy Margarita with house made pineapple and habanero infused tequila, passion fruit puree, triple sec and lime juice. This No. 1 selling cocktail at the Bistro will have you coming back again and again.
Saturdays are back at MAC Every Saturday the Sunset Bistro will feature a rotisserie Prime Rib entree. This is the only day Prime Rib is offered at MAC until the reopening of the Men’s Bar in September. Slow-roasted prime rib with asparagus, fingerling potatoes and au jus is just $28. The full Bistro menu is also available. Saturdays also feature live music from some of Portland’s premier local talent.
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Roni Pervizi serves specialty cocktails for members at the Sunset Bistro. The Sun Deck (above) is transformed into a summer dining venue. The Sunset Bistro seats on a first-to-arrive, first-served basis and does not take reservations.
Free Child Care On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, dine at the Sunset Bistro and receive free child care. MAC Child Care is open until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 9 p.m. on Saturdays. –Colby Hayden WM
Culinary An artist’s rendering of the remodeled Grand Ballroom, scheduled to reopen in September.
Kitchen and Ballroom Repair Project On Schedule T he kitchen repair and ballroom renovation project is in full swing. The Facilities Department, under the direction of Elsa Lemoine with Capital Project Manager Diane Kelley, has literally created a new kitchen facility where none existed prior, while simultaneously gutting the main kitchen. Keeping the Sports Pub and Joe’s operating has taken a full team effort. Additionally, the opening of Splash and Sunset Bistro has come to fruition, which is a major undertaking. The Food and Beverage team, with the incredible help of the Facilities department, have kept services running and expanded offerings with the improved Sun Deck dining options of Splash and Sunset Bistro. The kitchen project started to repair leakage from areas of the kitchen floor. These
leaks were damaging valuable club equipment and disrupting member usage. Repairing old infrastructure can uncover many unforeseen issues needing to be addressed for the health of the club and safety of members and staff. The project has uncovered areas needing upgrades to meet current safety, building and ADA codes. Much of the work will never be seen, as it includes fixing mechanical, electrical and plumbing that was installed in 1965. Fixing issues properly as they are discovered is a solid investment in the health of the club for years to come. At the time of this article, the project is still on schedule for completion in mid-September. The first member event scheduled for the new ballroom will the club-wide indoor picnic on Friday, Sept. 25. Look for more information in the August Winged M. WM
Paper Napkins for One Week Why are there paper napkins in the Sports Pub and at the Sunset Bistro? The MAC laundry facility undergoes substantial, necessary repairs beginning Tuesday, July 7. During this time, to conserve the club’s linen and the expense of outsourcing, the restaurant is using paper napkins. We hope this interruption takes less than a week. Everyone can lend a hand by using fewer towels when possible. WM
Sports Pub Closed on Sundays During Summer
eginning July 12, the Sports Pub is closed on Sundays throughout the summer, unless Splash on the Sun Deck is closed due to inclement weather. The Sports Pub’s summer hours, beginning Sunday, July 12, are 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 11:30 a.m.10:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Sports Pub reopens on Sunday on Sept. 13. If rain or cold weather is forecasted for a Sunday, the Sports Pub will be open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Splash will close for the day.
Splash hours The warm weather and great vibe on the Sun Deck are drawing people to Splash, which is open from noon-8 p.m. every day, weather permitting. The menu features something for everyone, with a full bar making your favorite specialty cocktails. The beautiful summer weather and inviting surroundings of Splash have filled the Sunday dining niche. For information regarding whether Splash and Sunset Bistro are open for the day call the Splash Hotline at 503517-6635 or visit theMAC.com/group/pages/sun-deck-dining. WM July 2015
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July 2015 cALENDAR OF EVENTS picks of the month
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Wednesday, July 1
Thursday, July 9
Wednesday Night Rides, Sauvie Island, 6 p.m.
Discover Your Park: Finding the Secret Stories and Places in Washington Park, 4 p.m.
Friday, July 3 Portland Thorns vs. Sky Blue FC, Providence Park, 7 p.m. Most Club Offices are closed in observance of the July 4 holiday
Sunday, July 12
Friday, July 10
State Games of Oregon Water Polo, West Pool, all day
Early Birds Ice Cream Social, Washington Park International Rose Test Garden, 5:45-7:15 a.m.
Bone Health and Improved Balance Wellness Workshop, Studio Three, 2:30-4 p.m.
Monday, July 13
Sunday, July 5
MAC Toastmasters, 7 a.m.
Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes, Providence Park, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14
Monday, July 6
Racquetball and Handball Courts 7 though 10 will be closed through Friday, July 24 for sanding and refinishing
MAC Toastmasters, 7 a.m. Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 8 Wednesday Night Rides, Germantown/ Skyline, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 11 Second Saturday Rides, Rock Creek, 9 a.m. State Games of Oregon, Gymnastics Arena, noon-5 p.m.
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State Games of Oregon Water Polo, West Pool, all day
20s/30s Tango Night on Distillery Row, meet at White Owl Social Club, 7 p.m. tango lessons at Vie de Bohéme, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 15 Tennis Summer BBQ, Gabriel Park, 6 p.m.
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Summer basketball events include the annual Ray Martinelli Hack Hoop Open at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 23 at East Moreland Golf Course.
Wednesday Night Rides, MAC turnaround, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 18 Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, Providence Park, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22 Wednesday Night Rides, Germantown/ Skyline, 6 p.m. Portland Thorns vs. Seattle Reign, Providence Park, 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 23 Ray Martinelli Hack Hoop Open, East Moreland Golf Course, 1 p.m. Balladeers Open Rehearsal, Activities Classroom, 7:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 26 Horserace Golf Tournament, Columbia Edgewater Country Club, 10 a.m.
Monday, July 27 Sunday, July 19 Wine Ride, Eola Hill Wine Cellars, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, July 20
MAC Toastmasters, 7 a.m.
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In Memoriam Dean E. Neal May 31, 1934-May 23,2015 Dean E. Neal, M.D. the devoted, caring, and compassionate eye doctor who was still seeing his patients through 52 years of service, unexpectedly passed away from a stroke on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Look for a full obituary in the August Winged M.
Harold D. Paxton March 12, 1924-May 5, 2015 Senior preferred member Harold D. Paxton died May 5. He was 91. Born March 12, 1924, in Widen, West Virginia, he was the eldest child of Hollie and Flora Paxton. Widen was a small, close-knit community, a coal company town in the Appalachians. Pax was a bright student who excelled at basketball, the clarinet and Shakespeare. He briefly attended West Virginia Tech, but World War II intervened and he was drafted. The U.S. Navy sent Pax to Princeton University, and then to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He spent 1951 to 1953 in Germany in the U.S. Army. It was there that he met the love of his life, Ann Andrews, who would later become his wife. After Germany, he went to Washington University in St. Louis for his neurosurgical residency. Pax went to work at Good Samaritan Hospital and the University of Oregon Medical School (now OHSU) in 1956. He was chief of neurosurgery at OHSU from 1966 to 1991, where he was a respected professor and surgeon. While successful in his career, it was home and family that mattered most to Pax. He and Ann were married at her parents’ home in Scarsdale, N.Y., in March 1955. They moved to Portland in 1956 and had three children, Barbara, Richard and Kathy. While on sabbatical in Kenya in 1974, Pax worked at Kenyatta National Hospital, leading a team that founded the first neurosurgical unit in East Africa. During a second sabbatical in 1982, Pax re-enlisted in the army to practice at the Second General Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, rising to the rank of colonel. After his retirement, The Harold D. Paxton International Professorship in Neurological Surgery Education was created by the OHSU Department of Neurological Surgery to honor Pax’s dedication to international neurosurgical education. Pax is survived by Barbara, Richard (Kelly) and Kathy (Brian Williams); and grandchildren, Noah and Lili Paxton. Contributions may be made to the Paxton International Professorship at OHSU.
Marjorie Wells Sept. 4, 1922-April 25, 2015 Marjorie Wells passed away peacefully Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Laurel Parc Senior Living Center. She was 92. Marjorie was born in Wheeling, W. Va., and was raised in Evanston, Ill. She attended DePauw University and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Marjorie married her beloved Irv in 1945 and they moved to Portland, where they spent many happy years in Eastmoreland. They belonged to All Saints Episcopal Church. They enjoyed their dancing clubs, Waverley Country Club, MAC and entertaining. She was involved in many of her daughters’ activities. She is survived by her loving daughters, Debbie Hansen (John) and Pam Baker (Denny); adored grandchildren, Jeff Hansen (Rachel), Doug Baker (Jessica), Janis Rooker (Guy), Sandy Gingell (Will) and Steve Hansen (Melissa); and 10 great-grandchildren.
George P. Zenner, Jr. Aug. 27, 1934-April 8, 2015 Senior preferred member George Philip Zenner Jr., longtime owner of Zenner’s Sausage Company, passed away April 8 in Portland after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 80. Zenner was born in Portland on Aug. 27, 1934, to George and Juliette “Peetsie” Zenner. He attended All Saints School and Central Catholic High School, where he was a cheerleader for the 1952 state championship football team. After graduating from high school, Zenner served in the U.S. Army military police for two years in Munich, Germany, before returning to Portland to join his father’s meat business. He took over Zenner’s Sausage Co. in 1967. Under his management, the 88-year-old business moved its offices to Northwest Kearney Street and expanded to service local restaurants and retailers, as well as Portland area teams, including the Blazers, Timbers and the Hops. Zenner enjoyed traveling with family, hunting and baseball, which is evident by the extensive display of baseball memorabilia in his den. He was a member of MAC for 50 years, and regularly visited the Men’s Bar for lunch and dinner. George is survived by his wife, Sherri; daughters Melina Bacon (Sean), Colleen Donato (Gregg), Lisa Rinier, and Brandie Jones; sons Rian Zenner (Dezsea) and Jason Jones; and 17 grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Anne Marie Harrington (Dan), Carole Vranizan (John), Marilyn Prince (James), Mary Elizabeth (Dan) and James (Susan), and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Joanne, and one grandchild. WM
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Multnomah Athletic Foundation awarded a total of $24,000 to three students in May. From left, MAC Scholarship Chair Roger Swanson, Carla Canseco, McKenzie Hopfer, Larry Brister and MAF President Randy Norris.
MULTNOMAH ATHLETIC FOUNDATION
A Long Tradition of Community Outreach I n 1991, as MAC celebrated its 100th anniversary, a group of dedicated club members created a philanthropic arm of the club to embrace our community, and Multnomah Athletic Foundation was born. Over the past 24 years, through the leadership of the board and contributions of club members, MAF’s mission of “Achievement through Athletics” continues through support for our community and neighborhoods. Throughout 2016, the foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary, and we want to hear your stories. We are looking for short personal stories that illustrate how participation in athletics helped inspire all manner of achievement in your life. Tell us a story about your experience, moment or journey; about a person, coach or team who had a positive impact on your life. Want to learn more? Contact MAF Executive Director Lisa Bendt at email@example.com
MAF Thrives With Your Support MAC members are an integral component of MAF’s community outreach. Your support – through the annual request for a $15 contribution in your July billing statement – makes
it possible for the foundation to provide community grants and scholarships throughout the Portland metropolitan area. From all of us on the foundation board, thank you in advance for your charitable gift. Together, MAC members and the foundation provide resources through community grants to nonprofit organizations offering programs and services, with a particular focus on underserved communities. Your
foundation gift helps fund, for example, programs that provide: • Uniforms or equipment for underprivileged youth. • After-school wrestling instruction for motivated athletes. • Summer sports camp scholarships. • College scholarships for high achievers with financial need. Continued on page 21
Loprinzi Scholarship Program Recipients Each year, Multnomah Athletic Foundation has the privilege of awarding the Loprinzi scholarships. The scholarships honor Joe Loprinzi, an outstanding athlete, a supporter of education and youth athletics, and a longtime fitness instructor at Multnomah Athletic Club. He inspired those around him with his enthusiasm for fitness and dedicated 60 years to improving the lives of others. The 28 high schools involved in the program nominate one student athlete. The Loprinzi recipients are energetic and confident examples of achievement through athletics. They have a demonstrated financial need to attend college or university, exhibit strong character and leadership involvement in their school and community, and participate in competitive high school athletics. Here are the outstanding, well-rounded individuals pursuing their dreams in college this fall thanks to support from MAC members and their contributions. Continued on page 21 july 2015
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YOU CAN’T ALWAYS SEE BLINDNESS BUT YOU CAN HELP STOP IT Nearly 300 million people live with vision loss. Some are completely blind. Others can’t do simple things like read a street sign or recognize a friend’s face. But 80 percent of eye disease can be prevented or cured. OHSU’s Casey Eye Institute is ending blindness. We develop advanced screening, gene therapy and remote diagnosis that sends images around the world in the blink of an eye, so a patient in Samoa can get the same expertise as one in the U.S. We partner with organizations in Oregon and experts worldwide to give everyone a brighter future.
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Our vision is a world where no one goes blind. Visit www.ohsucasey.com to learn what we do every day and how you can help.
MAF Continued from page 19 Your $15 charitable gift is vital to the work accomplished by the Foundation. And, yes, there are other ways you can provide support and be part of the legacy. • Contribute to an existing endowment fund. There are many options. • Connect us to your favorite nonprofit organization. We can determine if it meets our grant guidelines. Many of you have done this already and we thank you. • Join us for a MAF event. We have an increasing number of events that connect our community while building awareness of the foundation and its mission. For the third year, we’ll have a water station at the Portland Marathon on October 4. Join us for a fun opportunity for the entire family. • Celebrate a life or important milestone or recognize someone important in your life through a memorial or honorarium.
• Create an endowment fund with the foundation directly or through the Oregon Community Foundation to provide support for your favorite athletic activity at MAC. An endowment in your name or that of another athlete will enrich that sport in perpetuity. • Donate stocks or assets. • Include the Foundation in your will. We urge you to consider one or more of these options and we’re ready to assist you in making it a reality. Contact Foundation Executive Director Lisa Bendt at LBendt@multnomahathleticfoundation.com. As we begin this exciting year, with your help, we can offer financial support for kids to be able to participate in sports and to further their education. Thanks to MAC members, MAF provided $123,500 last year to assist them in reaching their dreams. Thanks for continuing the community outreach –Randy Norris, MAF President
Scholarships Continued from page 19
Larry Brister - $10,000 scholarship recipient Larry Brister is a senior at Jefferson High School, where he maintains a 3.6 GPA. He is an honor-roll student in the classroom who placed fifth in the state in wrestling, and twice earned a first-team nod for the All-PIL football team. He is a youth wrestling coach and volunteer tutor with SEI. Brister plans to attend Portland State University to begin his goal of becoming a pharmacist. His dream includes playing football, wrestling or joining the track and field team with Portland State athletics.
Carla Canseco - $7,000 scholarship recipient Carla Canseco is a senior at Parkrose High School with a 3.5 GPA. She was the captain of the varsity soccer team and a four-year member of the 2014 state championship Parkrose Elite Dance team. She is involved in AVID, participated in the marching, pep, and symphonic bands for three years, and serves on student government. Canseco plans to attend Linfield College to pursue a degree in psychology, followed with a master’s degree in social work to help and support kids who are alone in this country due to their parents being deported. McKenzie Hopfer - $7,000 scholarship recipient McKenzie Hopfer is a senior at Wilson High School with a 3.97 GPA. She has seven varsity letters in soccer and basketball while recovering from three ACL injuries. She is the editor in chief of the yearbook and volunteers as a student leader with the ACL Prevention Enhancement Program in Portland. McKenzie will attend the University of Portland to major in biology with the dream of attending medical school. Her goal is to specialize in sports medicine and also get involved with Doctors Without Borders. Two of the previous Loprinzi Scholarship recipients will be receiving $2,000 awards: Allison Martinez is a sophomore at Santa Clara University and is a graduate of Aloha High School. Greg Marshall will be a junior at the University of Chicago and is a graduate of Beaverton High School.
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Conserve and Save, Take MAX to MAC The popularity of the Timbers creates demand for parking at and near the clubhouse on game days. Thousands of fans coming to Providence Park 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 Providence Park. 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 or transfer for a free return ticket on the same day. On major congestion days, including Timbers’ game 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. 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, contact At Your Service at 503-517-7235 or atyourservice@ themac.com. WM
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Multnomah Athletic Foundation Memorials
Honored individuals are listed in bold Mike Gray Lynda and Michael Falkenstein Faye Samuels Wink Warren Ron Neiger George Zenner Tom Repp
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Multnomah Athletic Foundation provides community grants and post-secondary scholarships focused on promoting athletic participation in the Portland metropolitan area. Contributions made to the foundation are tax-deductible. For more information, contact Lisa Bendt.
New Members Senior Individual Christopher Foy is chief financial officer at Dick Hannah Dealerships. Joshua Jensen is a partner at New York Life/ New York Life Securities. James Marr is president of Marr Group LLC. Daniel “Ian” Knowles McMilan is manager of global strategy for the Olympics for Nike. Gary Taliaferro is retired. Jake Wilson is a consultant for SLALOM Consulting.
Senior Family Thomas R. and Frances Dyke. Thomas is a professor of chemistry emeritus at the University of Oregon. Frances is a retired CFO and vice president of administration at the University of Oregon. Robert Morrison and Marian Berger. Robert is vice president of global marketing for Leupold & Stevens Inc. Marian is a teacher at Corbett High School.
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John W. and Barbara Cogan Neidig. John is an attorney. Barbara is a real estate broker at Windermere Stellar Realty. Cecile Neidig is a student at Fordham University. Harper Neidig is a graduate student. Mark and Kimberly Sandquist. Mark is managing director at Eddie Bauer. Kester and Catherine “Cat” Wise. Kester is a real estate broker/investor with Windermere/BEAR RE LLC. Catherine is a producer/special correspondent for PBS News Hour.
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Tell us a story. What does “Achievement Through Athletics” mean to you? Each of us has a story. Each of us has the power to connect and inspire others. We are looking for short personal stories that illustrate how participation in athletics helped inspire all manner of achievement in your life. Tell us a story about your experience, moment or journey...about a person, coach or team who had a positive impact on your life. We want 25 stories from 25 writers for a book celebrating athletic participation. Join us and celebrate the Multnomah Athletic Foundation’s 25th Anniversary in 2016. The Multnomah Athletic Foundation believes that youth sports opportunities teach life skills and builds character to carry students into the future, as well as prosper in our community. Tell us your story. Submit your story. Find more details at www.MultnomahAthleticFoundation.com or 503.517.2350.
Break records! Lose weight! Stay Healthy at 100! No matter how lofty your goals, MAC’s fitness staff can help you reach them. by Tony Roberts | photos by Adam Wickham
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Pilates for Newcomers Every client has a unique story for why they want to start Pilates. In your first experience with Pilates, either in a private or group session, expect to work on different Pilates equipment. After having a spinal assessment with your instructor and depending on your fitness level, you may find it initially challenging and overwhelming. Pilates embodies principles such as coordination, control and breath, all of which can be improved if they initially seem foreign to you. Everything we do in the first session will likely feel strange. Pilates is cumulative, which means that you’ll begin to recognize the exercises after a few sessions. After several more sessions, you’ll gain an even deeper connection, so the workout becomes more challenging, not easier, and never boring. –Tami Sousa is one of 11 Pilates instructors at MAC. They offer individual instruction, as well as group classes. For instructor bios and more information on classes and getting involved, visit themac.com/group/pages/pilates, call 503-517-7551 or stop by the Pilates Studio on the basement level.
Tami Sousa helps Brian Muessle with his form during a Pilates mat workout.
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The Runner When Brian Muessle hit a rut in his workout, he turned to Pilates instructor Tami Sousa for help. Now he’s breaking age-group records and running stronger than he has in years.
rian Muessle hasn’t felt this good in years, if ever. The former collegiate runner’s legs are firing like pistons, he’s recovering from workouts faster and he just broke MAC’s 55-59 age group record in the mile. So what’s this guy on? Pilates. Last August, after hundreds of trips past the Pilates Studio door, Muessle stepped inside to ask a few questions, and he’s been going back ever since. And he’s been bringing his friends with him. Muessle, it turns out, doesn’t just practice Pilates, he evangelizes about it, preaching to convert everyone from casual friends to elite-level athletes to its benefits. “I tell everybody about it,” he says. “The people who try it and are open minded to it are always rewarded. I just want more people to give it a shot. A lot of guys won’t check their ego at the door. I have no problem doing that.” Muessle credits his enthusiasm to trainer Tami Sousa, who was in the studio when he walked in for the first time last year. After a session or two, Sousa discussed Muessle’s goals, strengths and weaknesses, and came up with a plan that also included training with the TRX system. “I’ve been been going for 9 months, and Tami’s been amazing with variety over that time,” Muessle says. “You think you’d be doing the exact thing over and over, but she’s bringing new things all of the time.”
“Fountain of Youth” Muessle was born and raised in the area, and grew up around the club. He went to high school at Jesuit, where he played basketball and planned to golf. When he didn’t crack the varsity golf team, he tried out for track and found his calling, lettering as a freshman without any experience.
He ran track at the University of Oregon his senior year on a team packed with distance legends like Bill McChesney and Alberto Salazar. “There were a lot of fast guys down there,” Muessle recalls, so he wound up switching to the steeplechase. “I’ve always been a runner, and running-wise, besides the core strength and endurance, Pilates has really helped with hip strength,” Muessle says. “I just have so much more endurance strength as a result of the Pilates and the TRX training. They’re complimentary.” Muessle says he can also feel the difference after workouts, when he recovers faster. “I can have a reformer workout Thursday night and go home with my body kind of screaming, and the next morning, I am ready to go do something again at a pretty high level,” he says. “It’s like the fountain of youth.” For Muessle, part of the attraction of Pilates is its simplicity. Even on the apparatus, most of the effort comes from resistance. There are no traditional weights. “Pilates is all about technique. It can take the smallest of movements to get the most efficient results, so if I’m a half-inch off, Tami notices and we’re making corrections,” Muessle says. “She knows her stuff and she’s very technique-oriented. She’s the straw tehat stirs the drink, and I can’t thank her enough.” Muessle initially looked into Pilates because he was feeling mentally depleted with his workouts and wanted to try something new, and he thinks there are plenty of people in the same boat. But he’s got one caveat – if you start, you’ve got to commit. “You have to go six to 10 times. You need to get enough variety,” he says. You may think you know what your weaknesses are, but you’ll find new ones... And you won’t regret it.” WM July 2015
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Going to Your First Class If you want to change something you have to change something. Many people have grand plans to get in shape, lose that extra 10 pounds, get better at their sports or live longer and healthier. However, taking that first step can be paralyzing. I can’t even count the number of times I’ve heard, “I want to start taking your class but I have to get in shape first.” It may feel uncomfortable to step into a class or the weight room for the first time; the fear of failure is common. But rest assured that everyone in your class also had to take that first terrifying step of doing something uncomfortable and unknown. If you’re ready to shed your exercise paralysis, one way to ease into it is by introducing yourself, to a “red shirt” in the weight room, to a class instructor or to others in class. Let them know you’re new and see if they have any advice. Also, just as you don’t always buy the first thing you try on, if your first experience wasn’t quite what you were looking for, try something else. There are so many activities at MAC that you’re bound to find the right fit. Take that first step. We’re here to support you! –Fitness Manager Darrell Duvauchelle teaches MAX Force and Zumba classes at the club.
Mary Iverson dropped 60 pounds and conquered her fitness with the help of classes like Darrell Duvauchelle’s MAX Force.
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The conqueror Mary Iverson struggled with her weight for years before she started taking fitness classes at MAC two years ago. Now, 60 pounds lighter, she’s got a new wardrobe and a new outlook on life.
ary Iverson remembers the day she finally committed to getting in shape. She was volunteering at a Vegas-themed party, and needed to dress for the part. The problem was, she didn’t fit into her ball gown. In fact, she couldn’t even get the zipper started. And things didn’t get much better when she tried to go dress shopping. “I thought, ‘OK, I really need to look at myself,’ and I went home, took off my clothes and looked in the mirror,” Iverson says. “It was quite a vision. And that’s when I started coming to the club to work out.” Fitting into a dress wasn’t Iverson’s only issue. She felt ashamed of her weight, and spent years wearing the same uniform; black stretch pants and oversized T-shirts. “I used to dread spring and summer. I really looked forward to when the weather would cool off and the days were shorter, because when it was dark out I felt like I could disappear. I felt invisible,” she says. “When it was dark and cold and cloudy I could wear coats.” Iverson’s weight problems spilled over into other parts of her life. As her fitness deteriorated, she stopped golfing and skiing, and she eventually found excuses to avoid going out. She felt that no matter what she wore, she didn’t look good.
Finding Fitness Iverson, now 56, lost weight relatively quickly, but it wasn’t easy. She kept a food diary and meticulously watched her calorie intake. An emotional eater, she had to replace her late-afternoon snacks with bowls of steamed vegetables. And, of course, she started working out. Iverson dove headfirst into fitness classes at the club, starting with Fitness Manager Darrell Duvauchelle’s Max Force class. That led to Evolution class with Erin Zintek, Zumba with Andrea Schetter,
Booty Barre with Pilates Coordinator Cristi Dillon, and more Max Force classes with Val Stegall. “I love the classes. They make exercising more fun. I’ve met so many people and we’ve become friends,” Iverson says. “ There’s camaraderie. Misery loves company, and I think you’re more motivated when you’re with a group of people. And I think the instructors can also motivate you.” The results are undeniable. Iverson has lost 60 pounds, and isn’t just doing the things she loves again, she’s doing them better. On a trip to Mt. Bachelor this winter, she made her way through an entire mogul field top to bottom without stopping and hitting every mogul perfectly. “My husband, who’s a runner, runs everyday, I felt sorry for him,” she says. “I was going through mogul fields, not stopping, and I’d look back and he’d be gasping. I never got sore. I wanted to ski another day. I was amazed how much easier turning was without the extra weight. I just had so much fun. Everything is more fun.” And she doesn’t have any plans to go back. In fact, Iverson tossed all of her old clothes, trading in her XXL T-shirts for form-fitting clothes. She told her family to never buy her another T-shirt. Iverson is also focused on long-term change, so that extra motivation from her classmates and instructors comes in handy. She eschews the word diet. In her mind, that’s a temporary remedy, and she’s looking for a permanent fix. “I think eating right and exercise are part of maintenance, where your new routine eventually becomes the norm,” she says. “Because you can’t go back. You just have to change, and that’s what I’ve been trying to do the last two years, and I think if I keep doing it, I will have changed for good.” WM
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Trainers Have Skill Set to Suit Anyone All MAC personal trainers hold and maintain a national personal training certificate through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and/or American Council on Exercise (ACE). But MACâ€™s personal trainers bring a wide variety of other skills to the table. MAC personal trainers hold certifications in: strength and conditioning, cancer exercise, TRX-Suspension training, kettle bell training, complete conditioning for tennis, water exercise, senior personal training, golf fitness, cross fit and yoga. Already have a workout routine? A trainer can make it better. MAC personal trainers help clients maximize workout sessions; achieve specific fitness goals; integrate individual needs into a program that fits various lifestyles; and ensure that workouts are safe and effective. Interested? Read more on pages 32-33, or contact Persona Training Supervisor Andy Shupp at 503-517-8548 or email him at GetFit@themac.com.
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The Centenarian When she reached her mid-90s, Betty Digman found it was getting hard to make her way to MAC for her weekly workout. So trainer Nancy Petit took the workout to her home.
n 2003, Nancy Petit saw Betty Digman investigating some machines in the small weight room at MAC. Digman had some questions, and was looking for a personal trainer. Petit asked if she could help. Twelve years later, she’s still helping. Digman recently celebrated her 100th birthday with a family celebration at the club, and while good genes are certainly a contributing factor to her health – her 92-year-old brother was in attendance – her workout habits certainly help. When she started working with Petit 12 years ago, Digman walked over to the club twice a week from her home in The Legends building on Southwest 19th Avenue. And four or five years ago, after Digman fell and trips to the club became difficult, Petit went to her. She continues to visit Digman’s condominium twice each week. Petit puts Digman through a routine that includes balance work, high stepping, mini squats, stretching and more. “Basically, I am just trying to keep her moving and as fit as possible.” Petit says. Petit, a personal trainer and weight room supervisor, has worked at MAC since 2002. She has a special certification as a cancer exercise specialist. While she’s worked with older patients before, Digman is the first centenarian. “You want to help people maintain their functionality, to maintain their daily routine,” she says. “If someone is still independent, you want to keep it that way.” Born in Oregon, Digman is a long-time MAC member who learned how to swim at the club
in her younger days, and is a 1937 graduate of the University of Oregon’s Lunquist School of Business. She’s been active at MAC throughout the years; she fondly remembers participating in events like the club’s trip to Ashland. And when Petit started working with her, she saw some evidence of Digman’s early years at the club. Digman’s daughter turned over a fitness assesment from the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club in May 1926, just a few weeks before her 11th birthday. It’s a fun piece of history, if a bit dated. Today’s trainer’s can put clients on a
Petit puts Digman through a routine that includes balance work, high stepping, mini squats, stretching and more. scale that accurately measures not just weight, but full body compsition, including fat content, water weight and more. Trainers in the 1920s, however, had only a few options when assessing a client’s nutrition: fat, plump, medium, thin or emactiated. Among other things, they also checked their tongue, tonsils and complexion. The trainers of the ’20s gave Digman, then Betty Coon, high marks for fitness. Ninety years later, that has not changed. Even when she’s tired, Digman still rises to the occasion when Petit visits. “She has always had a great attitude. Even when she’s tired, she rallies, and she does it and she very rarely complains,” Petit says. WM
Nancy Petit (opposite) celebrates Betty Digman’s 100th birthday at MAC. Petit visits Digman’s home twice a week for training sessions. July 2015
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veryone plans on going to the gym on a regular basis, but that’s not always realistic. It can be hard to manage work, family, social and other demands along with your fitness. The summer months can add to this conundrum; vacation time means time away from the gym. Therefore, this summer, we want you to be prepared to work out while away from the gym, and maintain your fitness level. Here are some easy ways to exercise while away from the MAC this summer:
Cardio Options • Consider taking your cardio routine outside by running, walking or cycling. • Other exercises include jumping jacks, running in place, invisible jump rope, mountain climbers, squat thrusts/burpees, high knees, and heel-to-butt kicks are also cardio options that don’t require equipment.
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Body Weight Exercises • Think about exercises you can do anytime, anywhere, without equipment, such as squats, lunges, side leg raises, glute bridges, calf/heel raises, plank, push ups, tricep dips, crunches, and balance exercises.
Exercises With Minimal Equipment • Dumbbells can add extra weight to your body weight exercises or be used to perform upper body exercises. • Elastic bands are also inexpensive and can tone every major muscle in your body. For example, you can do lat pull downs, bicep curls, and lateral shuffles. Other equipment options include stability balls, foam rollers, medicine balls, etc. • For strength training at home, use household items like soup cans, a suitcase, water bottles, milk jugs, etc. For example, use soup cans in place of dumbbells to do upper body exercises, like a bicep curl or shoulder raise. • Try working out to an exercise video or podcast. If you need help designing a workout program to use while away this summer, use a MAC personal trainer to help you come up with a plan that works for you. Contact Personal Training Coordinator Andy Shupp at 503-517-7548 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule a session with a personal trainer. WM
Finding Your Fitness With a Personal Trainer MAC’s personal trainers have the experience and creativity to help members meet their specific training and fitness goals. Trainers’ areas of expertise cover all different types of workouts – TRX, kettlebells, nutritional management, injury prevention and rehab, speed and quickness, golf fitness, sport-specific training, cross training, yoga, boxing and more. All trainers are certified in CPR/First Aid. MAC has more than 20 personal trainers who offer both individual and group instruction. Selecting a personal trainer Take a look at the personal trainers’ extended bios on the Personal Training page of theMAC.com. MAC Personal Training Coordinator Andy Shupp offers a free sit-down consultation to help with your selection of a trainer. Contact Shupp at 503-517-7548 or GetFit@themac.com to get started. Nutritional Services MAC Personal Training Department offers nutritional consultations from registered dietitian Tysen Christensen. Christensen offers in-depth nutritional counseling and explains how nutrition impacts your health, wellness and athletic performance. She provides individualized nutritional recommendations, counseling, and instruction based on your health history, activity level and personal objectives. Help improve your overall health with diet choices that fit your lifestyle. Reach Christensen at 503-223-6251, ext. 834, or email TCullen@themac.com. WM
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he Social Activities Committee invites adults ages 21 and older to climb aboard the Double Decker PDX, Portland’s only double decker luxury charter, for a tour of Portland’s brewery scene, in addition to a unique view of the city. The bus leaves promptly at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, and heads to Bushwhacker Cider in Portland’s Brooklyn neighborhood, followed by stops at Lucky Lab and Portland Brewing Co. in Northwest Portland, before wrapping up at MAC around 9:30 p.m.
The cost is $39 for members and $45 for guests and includes non-alcoholic beverages, two drink tickets, and light snacks on the bus. Members also are welcome to bring their own drinks for the bus ride. Refrigerators are provided. Please note, there is only space for 30 people on the bus, so register by Thursday, July 16. For more information, call Member Events at 503-517-7265. To register, call At Your Service at 503-517-7235 or visit theMAC.com. Quick Register ME507 SU15 WM July 2015
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Join other 20s and 30s for a summer evening of cocktails and tango on Distillery Row. Members and guests meet at White Owl Social Club in Southeast Portland at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 14. Voted among the 25 best bars in the city, the White Owl features a rotating tap list and signature cocktails made with local spirits. MAC 20s/30s Committee members will be on hand, so get to know the group before heading down the street to Vie de Bohème for tango instruction at 8 p.m. Entering Vie de Bohème is like stepping back in time. The venue brings an Old World bohemian spirit to life in a chic and spacious European-style venue with plenty of dancing room, a full bar and live music. Tuesday is Salsa Night, with lessons open to the public for just $5. All levels are welcome, but the beginning-level lessons start promptly at 8 p.m. and are subject to a maximum of 100 people. Follow up the lessons by dancing the night away, or just relax and watch the action from tables reserved for the 20s/30s group. Bring your friends or just yourself; there are always plenty of partners to dance with.
The Morning Book Club reads Amanda Coplin’s The Orchardist on Thursday, July 9. The 31-year-old’s first novel could be depressing, given the subject matter, but instead Coplin’s beautiful prose inspires exhilaration and exhibits her depth of understanding. William Talmadge, haunted by the disappearance of his sisters 40 years earlier, finds two pregnant sisters wandering through his orchard. He eventually begins looking after the pair, who have escaped from a brothel. There is still time to enjoy this fine book by July 9. The tentative book club schedule includes The Burglary by Betty Medsger in Continued on page 38
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MAC’s 20s and 30s enjoy a night of tango dancing on Distillery Row on July 14. A $5 cover includes lesson; a $5 minimum food or drink purchase is required. Registration is recommended but not not required. Visit theMAC.com or call At Your Service at 503517-7235 for more information. Quick Register ME524
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Activities Book Club Continued from page 37 August; From Sea to Shining Sea by James Alexander Thom in September; and The Boys in The Boat by Daniel James Brown in October. Morning Book Club meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month. Call Member Services at 503- 517 - 7265 with questions. –Rea Janes
Feast on A Literary ‘Potluck’ in the Evening Calling all book worms – join the Evening Literary Readers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, to share a favorite book with the group. July brings a “book potluck” that may include poetry, fiction, ancient history and anything else that suits members’ fancies. Come along, share and have fun. Drop-ins are welcome. –Martha Godfrey Dixon (and the rest of the gang)
Take a trolley to Pittock Mansion to check out the new Ball Gowns to Bloomers history exhibit and enjoy lunch overlooking the city.
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Activities look into the daily lives of the people who wore them and the people who made them. This is a self-guided tour of the special exhibit and mansion. After the tour, enjoy a boxed lunch from MAC on the beautiful grounds. The trolley leaves the Turnaround at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, and costs $25 for members and $30 for guests. The trolley returns by 1:30 p.m. There is limited space for this event. Please register at theMAC.com.
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Discover Washington Park’s Secret Stories Enjoy a hike designed for families of all forms and ages. Meet in the Turnaround at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9, to sign in and hike up Southwest Salmon Street. Adults who feel the uphill trek is too challenging may meet the uphill hiking group around 4:30 p.m. at the top of Park Street near the playground and swings. Bring plenty of snacks, picnic items and water to last two to three hours. We provide ice cream in the park. The basic hike up to the park and back is about 1.2 miles round trip. Once in the park, there is an optional 2-mile loop to the park’s secret places and stories. The youngest will enjoy the nature discoveries along the way. Older kids will enjoy the stories and discoveries. Adults are likely to learn park secrets they never knew. Debbie Bauer is the leader for this hike.
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Head North for Wet and Wild Summer Fun MAC’s juniors are invited to a day of wet and wild fun during a trip to Wild Waves theme park in Federal Way, Washington in August. The trip is from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10. A bus leaves the Turnaround at 9 a.m. and heads to the largest water park in the Pacific Northwest. Wild Waves is home to 70 acres loaded with amusement rides, water slides, shows and more. This event is for juniors going into sixth through eighth grades. The cost is $45 per member and $55 for guests. Cost includes park entrance fee with unlimited access to rides, slides and pools, staff chaperones, transportation, lunch and beverages. For more information or to register, visit theMAC.com or contact At Your Service at 503-517-7235. Quick Register ME410
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Club Scrapbook 1. MAC Summer Camps kicked off during the week of June 15, including the popular Tiny Tots Arts and Crafts Camp for children ages 3 to 6. 2. Tina Lewis, center, attends a Seattle Mariners baseball game with members of the Washington Athletic Club during a recent combined MAC/WAC 20s/30s event. 3. Members flock to the opening of Sunset Bistro on the Sun Deck, dining in perfect weather under umbrellas and sipping cocktails JOSEPH PALAZZO created by their familiar Men’s Bar mixologists. 4. Len Stevens, assisted by collections specialist Phil Long, donates blood during the club’s semiannual Red Cross Blood Drive. The two-day drive collected 101 units from members and staff. 5. Franklin High School graduating senior Fisher Dodd receives the 2015 Mel Fox Scholarship from MAC President David Horstkotte and General Manager Norm Rich. 6. Linda Ornelas, center, retires from her position as Member Services director and 17 years at the club. Her well-attended retirement party included, from left, distinguished members Lori Hesse, Julie Vigeland, Robin Becic and Dan McNeil. 7. Students graduate from My MAC Playschool and look forward to kindergarten in the fall. In the front row, from left, are Pitt Noland, Broderic Davenport, Theo Spelman and Alec Hoffman; back row, from left are Oliva Oda, Kaelyn Borlaug, Erinne Kelly and Ava McMahon. 8. MAC Member Coach Charlie Pratt competes in the Tournament of Champions racquetball event hosted at the club. 9. Adorned with beads, MAC’s new trustees take the stage at the Mardi Gras-themed All-Committee Dinner. From left are Bob Radler, Marlis Miller, Laura Martin and Todd Husband.
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10. Steve, Louisa and Allison Mansberger with Wizard of Oz character impersonators 11. Brian and Maggie McCarthy 12. Rich and Taylor Young 13. Richard and Josephine Appleyard 14. Jeff and Kaelyn Borlaug 15. Jason, Cambell and Delaney McMillan 16. Abigail and Trevor Frank 17. Sloane and Mark Baenen 18. Chris and Finley McGuire 19. Dan, Lucy and Hannah Herzig 20. Amelie and Graham Porozni
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Activities transitioned from a poor economy to a world power, threatening to overtake Great Britain in per-capita GDP. Its high-tech zone, Silicon Wadi, is a top-five powerhouse. At the same time, Iran, which is likely to obtain nuclear weapons in the next few years, has repeatedly threatened to liquidate the state of Israel. Professor Jonathan Adelman leads the presentation. He has written or edited 12 books and is a full professor at the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. A consultant to two top 10 Silicon Valley companies on Russia and China, he has taught at both Hebrew University and the University of Haifa in Israel. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for guests.
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College Headaches and Conflict in Israel 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 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 As the number of applications to universities continues to surge, the competition for college admission hits record levels each year. How do students and parents navigate the murky landscape of college admissions to find and gain acceptance to the right-fit college? For the past 15 years, E.S.M. Group’s straight-talking, factual and timely information has helped students and families unlock the myths that cloud college admissions. John Sheffield, a Portland native and E.S.M.’s COO, discusses current trends in college admissions, the implications of the redesigned SAT, and ways students can hone their own hooks to make them the most appealing applicants possible. There is no cost. Quick Register ME350 SU15
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Israel: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 Israel is that rare state that faces both serious threats to its existence and also has made dramatic diplomatic, economic and technological progress in the last several decades. Over the past several decades, it has
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Celebrate New Ballroom with Indoor Picnic Celebrate the end of summer with an indoor artisan picnic party in MAC’s newly renovated Grand Ballroom the evening of Friday, Sept. 25. Meet guest chefs and cookbook authors Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker and Jen
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Activities Reserve your seat early at the Keller Auditorium for Pippin, Broadway’s high-flying, death-defying hit musical at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22.
Stevenson, and enjoy recipes from their cookbook, The Picnic! Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket, prepared by Executive Chef Philippe Boulot and his culinary team. In addition, MAC has invited local producers to sample artisan food. Enjoy complimentary bites throughout the first floor of the club before making your way to the Grand Ballroom to feast at an assortment of gourmet food stations in a chic indoor picnic setting. The event takes place from 6:30-9 p.m. and costs $20, which includes dinner and four drink tastings. See the August Winged M for more information. Quick Register CE105 FA15
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Pippin 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 • $79 Pippin is Broadway’s high-flying, death-defying hit musical. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats, and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four 2013 Tony
Awards including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as “an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza” (NY1), it’s unlike anything Broadway has ever seen. Come experience Pippin, one young man’s journey to be extraordinary.
42nd Street 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 • $75 Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42nd Street tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown, Pa., home and goes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When the star breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a hit. With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival.
Riverdance 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 • $83 The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock, music, theater and film – nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. Continued on page 44
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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 • $79 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 • $104 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 • $104 Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including Be Our Guest and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The show is appropriate for children of all ages.
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7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 • $104 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 • $104 The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the ninetime Tony Award-winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Contains explicit language.
The Wizard of Oz 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10 • $75 1 p.m. Sunday, March 13 • $92 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that recently delighted London and Toronto audiences with the revival of The Sound of Music. Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and Toto
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Newsies 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21 • $80 They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York.
Annie 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19 • $75 1 p.m. Sunday, May 22 • $92 The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will be a brand-new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring a score by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie includes such unforgettable songs as It’s the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, and the eternal anthem of optimism, Tomorrow.
Motown the Musical 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 • $80 It began as one man’s story, became everyone’s music, and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown the Musical is the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and others. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives, and made us all move to the same beat.
The Lion King 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 • $78 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 • $86 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 • $104 Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited production ever leaps onto the stage, visually stunning, technically astounding, and with a musical score like none other. Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap. The entire savannah comes to life, and as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar-winning song Can You Feel The Love Tonight. WM
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Head for the Hills As in Eola Hills, the hills around Rock Creek, Bald Peak and other hilly rides MAC cyclists tackle during the peak riding days of mid-summer.
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Eola Hills Wine Ride: The tradition continues Let’s start with the biggest cycling event of the year, the Eola Hills Wine Ride on Sunday, July 19. Meet at the winery between 8:30-8:45 a.m. to sign waivers, pick up maps and catch the pre-ride briefing, before a roll out around 9:15 a.m. We continue to come back to Eola Hills for many reasons: The Willamette Valley scenery is spectacular, the roads have little traffic, there is wine, the brunch is delicious, the routes are mostly flat, there is wine, the air is fresh, it rarely rains, there is wine – there’s a theme here. Here is the low-down: There are three course options: 20-ish miles, 40-ish miles and 60-ish miles. The entry fee is $15 per person, and registration is open at theMAC. com. The entry fee includes maps, marked course, support vehicle, ride leaders and fun. Additional options include staying for brunch and making this a bonding event with MAC friends and guests. The fee for brunch is $25 and is billed directly to your account. During brunch, there is an awards ceremony. Be prepared to fill out a questionnaire and win some nifty prizes. Details are available online and on the cycling bulletin board in the basement at the clubhouse. Last year, due to the success of the ride, some of the proceeds went to local charities. We anticipate being able to do this again, so know some of the money will do good things.
Second Saturday Rides Rock Creek, July 11 – The Second Saturday ride series continues as cyclists meet at the Rock Creek Tavern to take on some hills, enjoy some flats, and catch some pretty spectacular vistas. The ride starts at 9:15 a.m., but try to be there
by 8:45 a.m. to sign waivers and attend the pre-ride briefing at 9 a.m. After the ride, be sure to stick around and get some pub grub at the Rock Creek Tavern. Look for more details on the cycling billboard and website. Bull Run, Aug. 8 – This ride starts at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, so plan on meeting for food after the ride. We ride to the Sandy River, then parallel the scenic highway to near Crown Point, up part of Larch Mountain, out toward Bull Run Reservoir, and back along the Sandy River. This ride is in keeping with the challenging nature of our midsummer rides. Ride leaves promptly at 9:15 a.m. Bald Peak, Aug. 29 – Starting at Hillsboro Aquatic Center, we head out for three options: A loop incorporating the hills near Bald Peak ; one that continues up a climb to Bald Peak; and a third option that adds more rolling hills before taking on a challenging 10 percent-plus grade up the back side of Bald Peak. They all finish with a flat run in. If you’re training for Cycle Oregon, the 52-mile loop might be good preparation. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Hillsboro Aquatics Park at Southeast 10th Avenue and Maple in Hillsboro. Ride leaves promptly at 9:15 a.m.
Wednesday Night Rides All Wednesday Night Rides roll out at 6 p.m. July rides include: July 1 – Sauvie Island July 8 – Germantown/Skyline July 15 – MAC turnaround July 22 – Germantown/Skyline July 29 – Coach’s fabulous destination ride, starting point still to be determined. All members who are interested in getting more cycling information are welcome to join the Facebook (facebook. com/TheMACCycling) or the broadcast email group on yahoo (email@example.com). WM
New Member Coach Brings Vast Experience to Role The MAC Cycling Committee recently welcomed Shawn Bostad as a new member coach. Bostad, a personal trainer who also runs his own coaching business, brings two decades of competitive experience in cycling, track and field, and triathlons to the position. He has been coaching athletes, including professionals, in various sports for 16 years. Bostad leads MAC’s Second Saturday rides.
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oday, so many conditions or diseases can be described with one word, inflammation. In fact, any condition ending in “itis” means inflammation of the (insert body part here). Inflammation is the body’s protective mechanism, which responds to injury or insult. It is a healthy immune response, but problems arise when it doesn’t turn off once the acute injury has been eradicated. When the body experiences a cut, the area gets red and swollen; that is a healthy inflammatory response. However, sometimes diseases cause inflammation to go unchecked. Rheumatoid arthritis is a good example. It sends antibodies, which set off a cascade of immune responses that attack and destroy joints. Alternatively, inflammation can be the cause of diseases. An example of this is osteoarthritis, which happens when repeated injuries with accompanying inflammatory responses leads to wear and tear of the joints. It’s the presence of inflammation that makes most diseases perceptible and is what leads people to the doctor or the pharmacy. Most inflammatory episodes can be treated with steroids and analgesics or pain relievers. With chronic inflammatory diseases, immunosuppressive drugs may be recommended. Both treatments can be effective, but like many drugs, they have potential serious side effects. Knowing that inflammation is an immune response gone rogue, looking at sources of inflammation can help halt numerous disease processes before they even begin. So where should one look for embers of inflammation? I always start with diet and its effect on digestion, nutrition and intestinal integrity. I then look at other possible sources like medications, stress, sleep, infection, and finally, hormones. Eating an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but ginger, fish oils and curcumin keep inflammation away. As always, talk to your physician first before starting any supplements or over-the-counter medications. –Dr. Lindsey Nelson WM
MOVE OF THE MONTH MAC’s personal trainers bring members a move of the month in each Winged M. Scan any of these photos with the Layar app (see page 3) or visit theMAC.com to view a video. This month, Personal Training Supervisor Andy Shupp demonstrates how to do a step-up with a lowerbody rotation. 1. While holding a medicine ball chest high with your elbow bent at a 90 degree angle, step up onto a box with your right leg. 2. Use your right leg to drive your body upward, and bring your left knee toward your right elbow while keep your shoulders square. Return your left foot to the floor. Do 10-12 reps, then repeat with left leg. 3. Return to the starting position. To see a video of the move, download the Layar app and scan any of the photos above. WM
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EATING WELL Watermelon Salad Ingredients 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1/2 large watermelon 4 ounces of goat cheese 16 fresh mint leaves Preparation 1. In medium saucepan, combine balsamic, sugar and water. Heat over medium-high heat and reduce slightly until syrup-like consistency, about 12 minutes. Cool to room temperature. 2. Cut watermelon into half-moon slices and place on a serving dish. 3. Top watermelon with a dollop of goat cheese and drizzle balsamic syrup. 5. Garnish with mint leaves, and enjoy! –Tysen Christensen WM
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Sonja Johanson’s lightning-fast performance on the speed wall at Canadian nationals earned her a trip to this summer’s world championships in Arco, Italy, making her the first MAC climber to qualify for the event. BY JUSTIN ROHM / PHOTO BY ADAM WICKHAM
AC climber Sonja Johanson spends at least 10 hours each week practicing for climbing competitions. Now she’s going to need to make a little time to study Italian. Johanson won a Canadian speed climbing national championship in May, automatically qualifying her for August’s International Federation of Sport Climbing Youth World Championships in Arco, Italy. Johanson, who has dual citizenship, is the first MAC climber to qualify for worlds in any discipline.
The Competition Johanson traveled to Central Saanich, British Columbia, a small town a half-hour north of Victoria, in mid-May for the Canadian National Championship for sport and speed climbing. The weekend didn’t start on a high note. Johanson, 14, just missed qualifying for the sport climbing semifinals. She tied for 17th place, and only the top 16 athletes advanced. Speed climbing was a different story. She qualified in first place with a time of 14.04 seconds, then advanced through a series of knockout rounds to the final, where she faced off against second-place qualifier Aleda Toronitz. Toronitz had placed just behind Johanson with a time of 14.3 seconds. In the final round, Johanson shattered her personal best, and finished a full second ahead of her competitor, winning the title for her age group in a time of 12.82 seconds. “Winning this title improved my self-confidence greatly. Knowing that I was able to place first will help me compete better at worlds in Arco,” Johanson says. “I look forward to racing with athletes from around the world.”
The Climbing Speed climbing is perhaps the most exciting indoor climbing discipline for the casual fan to watch. It is a head-to-head competition where two athletes climb next to each other on identical routes, and the first climber to the top wins. MAC added a speed-climbing wall during the Climbing Gym expansion last year, and while it’s only been complete for six months, climbers already are seeing its dividends. “The wall has proven to be an invaluable training asset for athletes in this discipline, with Sonja being an important influence and motivator among her peers,” says head climbing Coach Drew White.
The Competitor Johanson, who just finished her freshman year at Saint Mary’s Academy, began climbing in sixth grade. Now in her fourth year on the MAC Climbing Team, she is excited to be the second MAC climber named to a national team and the first national champion. While she also competes in sport climbing and bouldering, speed climbing is her strongest discipline, and the one she is most passionate about. The team trains speed twice a week during practice, but she typically comes in at least once more to get extra time on the route. Johanson also has found a good friend and training partner in Sidney Trinidad, a national champion from the Vertical World climbing team in Seattle. Johanson has benefited greatly from working with Trinidad, and the two make regular trips to train with each other. Last year Trinidad was the USA Climbing Female Youth B National Champion in bouldering, sport and speed climbing, and competed at the IFSC Youth World Championships, where she took second place in her category. While she also has put in strong performances in bouldering and sport climbing, Johanson is drawn to the speed wall. “I like the adrenaline in speed climbing, because you have such a short window of time to climb in, about 10 seconds for 15 meters,” she says. “It takes a great deal of concentration not to psych yourself out right before you climb. I like the suspense of approaching the wall and the simplicity of a race. Once you get on the wall, you rely on pure muscle memory instead of thinking out each move.” Since Sonja holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada, she is allowed to compete in both the Canadian and United States National Championship competitions. At the Northwest Regional U.S. Championship for sport and speed climbing in Bozeman, Montana, Johanson finished sixth in sport and second in speed, qualifying her for the Division 1 Championships in Bend, after The Winged M went to press. At Divisionals, she will be accompanied by 20 of her teammates, including former U.S. National Team member Brett Walker. They are competing to advance to the U.S. National Championship in July in Atlanta. WM
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Perspective. I often hear on the lesson tee that many of you want a more consistent golf game. Most of us have a hard time
understanding some of the variation in scores from week to week, or even from hole to hole. And while I agree that a 20-30 stroke difference between rounds might signal concern, being able to have perspective that this game has natural ups and downs, based on many factors, might help you understand how large the variation in scores can be. In this article I want to give hard evidence of this natural flow. I took Gary Woodland, currently ranked 29th in the FedEx cup points, and compiled his results for the current 2015 season. His finishes to date are: T2, T56, T5, T3, Cut, T45, Cut, T23, Cut, T21, T26, Cut, 2nd, Cut. Now Woodland is a guy that practices every day for hours on end, probably has an entourage of swing coaches, mental coaches and nutrition coaches (and likely coaches for things I’ve never heard of) and yet his results week to week still look like some unpaved road in Central Oregon. It could be swing difficulties that week, a particular course not fitting his game, muscles being too tight, poor putting performances, or even just waking up and feeling indifferent about golf that week. The important thing to remember when faced with score inconsistencies is to realize that these ups and downs happen in golf, and for all types of reasons, even to the best players in the world. This is very much a part of the game. The key is learning which factors are having the greatest impact on our personal game, so that we learn how to peak at the right time for the right events and for as long as possible. Continued on page 54
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Athletics Golf Continued from page 52 Moral of the story, ride the good days and weeks as long as possible. Enjoy them when they come, work hard to make them more frequent, and realize if they go, they will come back. And for the bad days and weeks, find ways to play through them, be observant not emotional about them, and realize they can go as quickly as they came. Most importantly, being able to put these ups and downs in perspective can very often minimize their severity and quite frequently create a more consistent golf game. Enjoy the process, enjoy the game. See you on the lesson tee. –Adrian Burtner
Sport Helps to Shape Young Lives
Brock Luthi started taking MAC gymnastics classes when he was just 7 years old, and eventually became a three-time Academic All-American.
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When she was in eighth grade, gymnast Natalie Obradovich chipped her elbow, hurting it so badly she couldn’t straighten it out. When he was 12, gymnast Brock Luthi dislocated his knee. Later on, he injured his rotator cuff. No one told Obradovich or Luthi that gymnastics would be easy. But despite the
Athletics injuries, arduous recoveries, and long hours of practice, the two said that being on the MAC gymnastics team for a decade or more has been worth it. “The sport itself is so great,” said Luthi, a senior at Central Catholic High School. “The coaches are great, my teammates are like brothers, and it’s fun to be able to do things that people see and are amazed by.” Luthi started taking gymnastics classes at MAC when he was just 7 years old. Though he had played baseball and soccer, he felt more confident in the gym than on the field. His instincts were right. He joined MAC’s team and got stronger every year. Eventually he reached Level 10, the highest rung in the Junior Olympics ladder. Luthi earned a lot of awards along the way, including a state title for pommel horse. In addition, he was named an Academic AllAmerican three years in a row, a distinction given to male gymnasts who excel in the classroom as well as in the gym. Luthi says gymnastics taught him much more than just athletics. “It’s taught me about character, how to be a better person, how to be a better player and how to work hard, persevere and cope with loss and celebrate success,” he said. In March, area coaches and judges named Luthi as Oregon’s Gymnast of the Year. “Brock never gives up,” said Shuichi Goto, head boys coach. “He makes the team better because he never gives up and is always in a positive mood.” Natalie Obradovich never gave up either, said girls’ head coach and gymnastics department manager Meg Doxtator. After taking rec gymnastics class elsewhere, Obradovich joined the MAC gymnastics team when she was 8 years old. She liked the challenge of the sport and the discipline it took to do it well. And despite growing to nearly 5-foot-8inches in a discipline that favors 5-footers, Obradovich reached Level 8 and won several events over the years, including first at Regionals for the uneven parallel bars and first at state for the floor exercise. “The thing I am most proud of is sticking with it through it my senior year,” said Obradovich, also a senior at Central Catholic High School. “I’m going to look back on it and think ‘I gave it my all.” Obradovich said she enjoys gymnastics because she loves competing and flipping. “But more importantly, I love the atmosphere of the gym,” she said. “You go in there and people aren’t there to goof off. We are all working and our coaches are giving 100 percent, and we are there to get better, and we know it. We’re all in this together. Let’s Continued on page 56
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Athletics Gymnastics Continued from page 55 support one another. It’s like building a new family.” Obradovich will say goodbye to her MAC family when she heads to Santa Clara University next year. Luthi will do the same when he studies engineering at Oregon State University. But the lessons learned in the gym will go with them, Obradovich said. “It’s made me not settle for anything under my potential,” she said.
MAC Wins 25 Medals at State Meet The MAC Karate program garnered 25 medals – 11 gold, eight silver and six bronze – at the Oregon State Qualifier, hosted at MAC in May. Medal winners qualified to participate in the upcoming USA National Karate Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in July. Those who already have committed to competing at Nationals are Cole Soot, purple belt in the youth division, and Maya Schell in Continued on page 58
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Natalie Obradovich overcame a chipped elbow and other adversities during her decade as a MAC gymnast, eventually winning a state title.
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Continued from page 56 the adult women’s black belt division. Sensei Bill Plapinger also will be attending, as both coach and an official in the tournament. Competitors at the Oregon State Qualifier ranged from beginner to advanced black belts. Final results of the tournament are included in the Club Scoreboard on page 74. For more information on adult classes beginning in July, please contact Fitness Coordinator Will Cath at 503-517-7543, email@example.com, or Sensei Bill Plapinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The MerryMacs held their annual water volleyball tournament in May with two teams, Aqua Splashers and McNamara’s Band, competing for the trophies and prizes. Team members of the Aqua Splashers were Nan Overall, captain, Ann Diestra, Dorothy Hamlin, and Victoria Murphy. Members of McNamara’s Band were Celine Stroinski, captain, Karen Hook, Dinda
Mills, and Astrid Pieretti. Kudos to Kevin McNamara, who was the referee and kept score for all the games. The winning team with the highest scores in four out of six games, were presented at the June 1 luncheon. Pieretti was in charge of team organization and presentation of awards for this successful event. Several players remarked what fun this tournament was and remembered that noted quote, “It isn’t whether you win or lose, it’s the money that counts.” In addition to playing on Mondays, the MerryMacs also play at noon on Fridays with the Polar Bears. Everyone is welcome for an activity of fun and exercise. –Dinda Mills
Aging Gracefully, Thanks to Pilates Just after Thanksgiving in 2009, I was going through my annual ritual of stringing Christmas lights along the roof of my house. I did it for years, and it involved me sitting cross-legged and inching my way along the roof. Every year, after I put away the ladder, Continued on page 60
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Athletics Pilates Continued from page 58 my back would stiffen up and my hips would cramp, so I was ready for the usual pain. Not this year, as it turned out. I had no pain or stiffness anywhere. The reason? The same reason I can now touch the ground without bending my knees. The same reason I can swivel my head, birdlike, as I ease out of a tight parking place at
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I had always heard about core strengthening via Pilates, but I had no idea my knees and feet also would benefit; they feel better now than when I was young. MAC. The same reason I can hit the golf ball farther, and the same reason I stopped shrinking in height. I had begun Pilates training the previous spring, and I felt like I had a new body. Six years later, at the age of 67, I often find myself playing with my grandsons, which involves getting up and down from the floor multiple times, building forts and having to crawl into small spaces, or just oldfashioned wrestling. All of this would have been a struggle at one time. My daughter was watching me and commented on how lucky I am to be able to roughhouse at my advanced age.
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My wife often asks me to get into the yard debris bin and stomp it down. Now I just kick one leg up and step in, much to her shock. She no longer worries about having me dig holes in her garden, after which I formerly had to rest my back, often for days. I had always heard about core strengthening via Pilates, but I had no idea my knees and feet also would benefit; they feel better now than when I was young. My balance has improved, and my posture is improving after a lifetime of slouching. I joke about being tortured in the Pilates studio, and it is very strenuous, but when I finish I feel refreshed. I’ve made some wonderful new friends in the studio who inspire me to train vigorously, and I’ve met every MAC Pilates instructor. They differ in personality, but one thing they all share is a dedication to the health and well-being of the Pilates community. Every move I now make, from golf, to yardwork, to hoisting grandchildren, is much easier, thanks to six years of Pilates. As teacher Babs would say, I’m a lifer! –Steve Lagozzino
Players Shine on Home Court at Tournament The Tournament of Champions in May was a big success, with 210 local, regional, national and international players competing for four days. The top-ranked pros in the world put on a great show, while the seasonending regional tournament delighted local players. Continued on page 62
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Athletics Racquetball Continued from page 60 MAC players were well represented – and brought home plenty of trophies. Sanjay Bedi won Men’s Singles A and was runner-up in Mixed Doubles A; Jennifer Briglia won Women’s Singles D; Bill Crist won Men’s Singles 65-plus and the consolation bracket in Men’s Singles B; Connor Fadden was consolation winner in Boy’s Juniors; Jen Memhard was consolation winner in Women’s Singles B/C; David Rosenbaum won Men’s Doubles A; and David Szafranski won Men’s Singles 55-plus. Other MAC players included Lindsay Briglia, Bob Burt, Julian Illingsworth, Bret Moshofsky, Mac O’Brien, Tim O’Brien, Tony Peterson, Mark Prendergast, Elliot Risch, Ben Rollins, Sean Ryan, Rahul Shenoy, Rishey Shenoy, Bruce Shreeve, Ceci Usher, Gavin Usher and Lexi York.
MAC’s Sanjay Bedi, above, won the Men’s Singles A division and was runner-up in the Mixed Doubles A division during the Tournament of Champions in May.
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The 2015 MAC Racquetball Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, July 24, at Rose City Golf Course, 2200 N.E. 71st Ave. Tee times start at 11 a.m. The price is $70 and includes green fees, a sleeve of balls,
Athletics and a barbecue hamburger dinner with drinks, prizes for KPs and long drives, and cash for the first-, second- and third-place teams. A sign-up sheet is located in the racquetball lobby area by court 10, or you can register via theMAC. com. Put a team together and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of golf and camaraderie. If you don’t have a team, sign up to be placed in a foursome
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Helping the community
The racquetball community recently donated more than 100 “dead” racquetballs to the Brian Grant Foundation. The foundation hosts wellness retreats for people with Parkinson’s disease and their support partner where they use these “dead” racquetballs to show patients how to do myofascial release on their hands, feet and spine. The Racquetball Committee has been collecting balls throughout the intramural season and is happy to help supply balls for this great cause.
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Staying in shape League play does not start until September, but summer is a great time to hone your game, play for fun and stay fit. There are plenty of regular gathering times on the courts, including: • Tuesday evening and Saturday morning doubles • Monday, Wednesday, Friday morning Golden Masters doubles • Monday evening challenge court Look for details are the Racquetball pages at theMAC.com. –Mark Wigginton
Annual Club Championships Results The annual Club Championships results are here! In singles, Will Gruner won the Skills A division, with Brian Greenleaf coming in second; Leo Sergeant took Skills B, with Alec Sprio in second; Anne Griffin won Skills C, followed by Sammy Morehouse in second; in Men’s 40-plus, Sean Ryan won and Matt Bassist came in second; in Men’s 50/60-plus, Anders Giltvedt won and Geoff Wagner came in second. Victory in Doubles Open went to Erik Wohlgemuth and Will Gruner, with Phoebe Trubowitz and Logan Greer in second; In Doubles Division 1, MAC squash head pro Ashley Read and Gordon Lam came in first and Derek Cameron and Darwin Green second; Division 2 winners were Dennis Cusack and Chuck Williams, and second place went to Richard Appleyard and Ann Witsil.
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Athletics Squash Continued from page 63 A hearty and happy welcome to the new MAC squash teaching pro, nine-time U.S. national champion Julian Illingworth. Of course, Illingworth isn’t really new, he grew up playing at MAC. Illingworth is available for private lessons Mondays and Fridays. Don’t forget: Courts 3, 4, 5 and 6 are closed for cleaning Monday, July 13 through Monday, July 27. Courts 1 and 2 are open, but the cleaning chemicals likely will make the whole area uncomfortable. Look at the bright side: It’s a chance to give your knees a break and think how great it will be to play without all those scuff marks. Next month, the action picks up again with camps for juniors and adults. Ashley Read holds two camps for juniors Monday, Aug. 3 through Friday, Aug. 7 and Monday, Aug. 10 through Friday, Aug. 14. Read runs an adult pre-season rust remover squash camp for singles and for doubles Monday, Aug. 24 through Thursday, Aug. 27. Stay tuned for more details. –Nancy Keates Continued on page 66
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Nine-time U.S. squash champion Julian Illingworth, above, leads a youth squash clinic in 2013. Illingworth recently joined the club as the new teaching pro.
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Swim – Juniors
A Split Second Makes a Huge Difference What is a split second? In the sport of swimming, it could be another level of competition, another meet, winning an event, or a chance to take a trip for more competition. This past short-course season, which ended in March, showed that several MAC swim team athletes experienced this and more in the last three meets of the season. At the State Senior Championships at the Mt. Hood Aquatic Center, Grace Julian, 14, swam the 50-yard freestyle in the prelims, and missed out of the finals, top 8, in the event by a mere .02 of a second. Her time was a personal best. Later that day, coming back in the finals, she achieved her goal by dropping her best time in the event by .05 and making a Senior Sectional Standard in the 50 free by going 24.97. A week later, at the Senior Sectional Meet, in Federal Way, Washington, Brynne O’Shea, 15, placed in the prelims of the 200-yard backstroke. Her time earned her a second swim in the event. In the ‘C’ consolation finals, she finished second with a time that qualified her for a trip to the Winter Junior
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in Federal Way, qualified second, with her goal to win the event. After the swimmers touched the wall in a mad finish, Elise ended up in second place in the final with a time of 23.40. The time is .09 of a second under the
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Athletics standard for the Winter Junior Nationals. The next day, Elise came into the finals of the 100-free, and again, her goal was to win the event. When the race was completed, she finished in second place with a time of 50.99. This is the exact time to qualify for the winter meet. Even though she was disappointed about not winning the event, she had a smile on her face about qualifying for a trip to Texas. These three ladies show the importance of best times, and achieving goals that qualify them for the next level of competition. Whether qualifying with the exact time or beating it by a large margin, it still counts. Just a reminder that there are as many athletes who miss a standard by this same amount. Every second counts, and for that matter, every split second counts, too.
Swim – masters
Fourth Consecutive Oregon Championship Each year in April, MAC Masters swimmers compete against teams from across the state, battling for points to take first in the Oregon Association State Championships. This meet represents the most competitive, dual-meet type format for Oregon masters – every point matters, with each swimmer competing in five to six individual events, plus relays. For the fourth straight year, the men and women have brought home the Medium Team Championship banner, finishing nearly 100 points over their talented rival, the Oregon City Tankers team. Several athletes took top three places in their respective events to guarantee a strong lead from Day One. Jessica Stacy, Ted Bonus, Scot Sullivan and coach/ swimmers Jill Asch and Brad Bachulis each swept first place in all of their events. Nick Wood and Lauren Binder were the distance king and queen of the meet, with triathlete Binder (65-69 age group) training with runs before the meet and biking after her grueling racing schedule – 3,500 yards between her six events. Most notable was the multitude of personal, state and regional records broken over the course of the meet. Sullivan broke an eight-year-old state record in the 1,000 free. Hailey clocked a zone record by breaking teammate Stacy’s 18-24 mark set in the 50 freestyle, and also took the 100 freestyle Oregon record. Stacy would then join her in breaking three Oregon records in relays (one being a 16-year-old record), alongside teammates Bachulis, Can Ergenekan, Asch and Kelsey Bowen. Continued on page 68 july 2015
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Athletics Swim Continued from page 67 Beyond the records were the exciting swims and personal achievements banked throughout the weekend. Steven Hill took first in the 50 butterfly after a 20-year hiatus from the sport. Binder took chunks of time off of her events thanks to Bachulis’ afternoon workouts. Ergenekan and Bonus battled competitors, sometimes down to hundredths of a second. And Stacy swam the secondfastest 200 individual medley of the entire meet in her preparation for national championships two weeks later. These stories are what masters swimming is all about. Any and all levels are welcome to join. Please see the basement-level bulletin board for details on practice times, events and more.
Get Connected with Synchronized Swimming Still looking for the workout that will keep your mind sharp and your body coming to the MAC regularly? Masters synchro might be right for you. A study from Indiana University’s Department of Kinesiology found that the
MAC Masters Association Championship team, from left, Ted Bonus, Hailey Bambusch, Daemon Anastas, Lauren Binder, Steven Hill, Sharon Foley, Brad Bachulis, Alexandra Danielsen, Kelsey Bowen, Nick Wood, Can Ergenekan, Tomas Oliva, Scot Sullivan, Brent Washburne, Jessica Stacy and Jill Asch. arteries of older swimmers tend to be more elastic than those of younger nonswimmers, and that the muscle mass of older swimmers is equivalent to that of people 15 years younger. These advantages protect swimmers from age-related complications in gait and balance, lowering the risk of falls. Not only will your body get in amazing shape, the science says it helps your brain
too. The same study reports that adult synchronized swimmers appear to have greater cell density and stronger “connectedness” between neurons in the cerebellum (the brain’s balance and coordination center). Swimmers in the study also show very little decline in nerve conduction velocity (NCV) — the speed at which your brain tells Continued on page 70
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Athletics Synchro Continued from page 68 your muscles what to do. The NVC rate in 80-year-old swimmers was similar to that of 50-year-olds in the general population. Synchro workouts rely on the brain’s neuroplasticity: its ability to change and adapt. The water supports you to experiment, moving
Synchro workouts rely on the brain’s neuro-plasticity: its ability to change and adapt. your body in all sorts of ways that simply aren’t possible on land. It draws you into the experience and, like our beginning and veteran adults tell us, doesn’t leave much room for anything but exploration and fun. It’s no wonder We Love Synchro. Join us for a beginning adult class, and check out our award-winning video at: http://tinyurl. com/qd44eej, or scan the image on this page with the Layar app (see page 3 for details). For more information, see our Web page: www.themac.com/group/pages/synchro, or contact Head Coach Lucie Svrcinova at 503517-7513 or email@example.com –Nicole Langley and Charlene Mann
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Masters synchro is a great way to mix up a workout and meet new people.
Summer is here and MAC tennis has options for adult and junior players alike – to get out on the courts and improve your game.
Join us for an informal night of summer fun, with chef Wayne Pickard on the grill, at the Summer Barbecue. The next barbecue is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15 at Gabriel Park. The last opportunity to attend a barbecue is Tuesday, Aug. 18. This is a great chance
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Summer mixed league Good luck to everyone participating in the inaugural year of MAC’s internal summer mixed-doubles league. Participants are enjoying a fun and flexible series of matches throughout the summer. There is no set time mandated for each match, and you have the flexibility to coordinate when and where you would like to play with your opponents, including in any of the city’s beautiful outdoor parks.
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Junior tennis There are junior tennis camps available throughout the summer for youth ages 7-16. Visit theMAC.com to register. And look for a new junior tennis bulletin board on the fifth floor by Court 1. The Tennis Committee would like to include all juniors who participate in the MAC Junior Program. Please send a digital picture of your junior player to tennis coordinator Robin Franklin, along with any tournaments they have won.
USTA playoff update Congratulations are in order for five 18+ MAC USTA teams: • MAC Morris women 2.5 • MAC Dana Baioni/Nicolle Lochner women 3.0 • MAC Darryl Bernhardt men 3.5 • MAC Crawford woman 3.5 • MAC Bernhardt women 4.0 All made it to the playoffs. Darryl Bernhardt’s 3.5 mens team will continue on to Sectionals. Brenneman/Lovett women 8.0 team will compete in 55+ Sectionals in July. Great job representing MAC.
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As AAA Oregon AutoSource we will continue to: • Sell and Lease – All makes and models new and used • Offer – Loan and lease financing • Accept – Trade-in vehicles AAA Membership is not required – All are welcome!
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Facebook page The MAC tennis community has an online group where members share photos and messages about MAC Tennis, and the club and committee can spread the word about upcoming events. It’s a fun and vibrant member-filled community. Just log in to your own Facebook account and search for “MAC Tennis.” Select “Join Group” and you’ll be added to the MAC Tennis group Facebook page. Join the conversation.
U.S. Open Party Don’t forget to sign up for the MAC Tennis U.S. Open party on Thursday, Sept. 10. It’s always a fun evening of good company, food and drinks. Quick Register TE020 FA15.
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Athletics Tennis Continued from page 71
Fall class sign-ups Fall classes start a bit earlier than usual this year. Fall sign-ups begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14. As usual, class space is limited and availability will go quickly, so be sure to mark your calendar for the sign-up date.
You guys rock A shout out to our hard-working tennis pros: Wayne Pickard, Waldemar Holowetzki, Bjorn Budden, Craig Koessler and Carol Sandoz. MAC Tennis players appreciate all you do. Thank you for your commitment, dedication and patience. –Julia Hall
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With great weather, longer days and summer vacations, it’s a great time to go for a hike with your children or grandchildren.
When other kid sports take a break, hike with your kids and grandkids. This summer, explore classic Portland and Mt. Hood trails with your young ones on these kid-pleasing hikes led by Walking and Hiking member coaches Debbie Bauer and Paul Gerald.
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Athletics Salmon River Trail 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 With old-growth forest and an easy, rolling trail along a federally designated Wild and Scenic River, this hike has a lot of Oregon icons in one spectacular setting. Using car shuttles, hikers cover about 7 miles along the glacier-fed river. Lunch at a campground and at day’s end you have tired and happy hikers. Paul Gerald leads.
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Ramona Falls 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30 This magical hike leads to a waterfall that surely must be home to fairies. Ramona Falls is the destination lunch spot; cliffs and crossings of the Sandy River make this an interesting 7.5-mile journey. Debbie Bauer leads.
Portland’s famous 4T Trail, Thursday, Aug. 6 (time TBD) From MAC, take MAX to the Oregon Zoo and begin hiking trails up to Council Crest and OHSU. There are some steep segments, but Debbie Bauer has been turning skeptical young hikers into proud peak-baggers for years – even if it’s only Council Crest. And the best part: it’s a public transit-fest all the way back to MAC from OHSU, using the Portland Aerial Tram, Portland Streetcar and MAX.
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Swift walk Coming in September Another classic Portland walk, from MAC to Chapman Elementary School to watch thousands of Vaux’s swifts swirl into the tall chimney at dusk on their annual migration to South America. See the September Journey for date and details. For more details on these and other July hikes, sign up to receive The Journey, the monthly Walking and Hiking events calendar.
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Athletics Sport Results Karate 2015 Oregon State Qualifier, Multnomah Athletic Club, May 2 2nd kata, 2nd kumite, orange belt – Gordon Thomas 2nd kata, 3rd kumite, blue belt – Gray Taylor 1st kata, 1st kumite, blue belt – Henry Taylor 3rd kata, blue belt – Lauren McClure 1st kata, 3rd kumite, purple belt – Cole Soot 1st kata, 1st kumite, purple belt – Paige Crawford
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2nd kata, 3rd kumite, green belt – Robert Baldwin 2nd kata, 3rd kumite, green belt – Mary Baldwin 2nd kata, 2nd kumite, green belt – Andrew Crawford 1st kata, 1st kumite, black belt – Maya Schell 1st kumite, 1st weapons, 2nd kata, black belt – Parker Wood 1st kumite, 1st kata, 3rd weapons, black belt – James Prihoda
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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. WATER VOLLEYBALL IN THE WEST POOL Polar Bears (men) play on Wednesdays from noon-1:30 p.m. and the MerryMACs (women) play on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Come to the West Pool and expect to have fun. Registration not required, as this is a free activity. For more information, contact the Aquatics Office at 503-517-7500.
MAConnect MACNET – Network with other MAC professionals on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. $15/members; $17/guests. For more information contact Dave Hanna in Member Services, 503-517-7281.
MAC SHOE SERVICE – Now is the time to check your shoes and bring them in for repair and refurbishing. See Bobe Lee on the basement level or leave your shoes in the dropbox. Questions? Call Andrey at 503-358-7954.
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. TOASTMASTERS – Professional development promised. Career advancement a guarantee. Polish your delivery every Monday, 7-8 a.m.
SPANISH GROUP – Looking for people interested in learning beginning-level Spanish through informal sessions at MAC. There won’t be an instructor; we’ll work together from a Spanish text/workbook used at PCC. Susie Siegel, 503-292-1982.
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 For Sale BLACK BUTTE RANCH GOLF COURSE LOT – Only golf course lot currently on the market. (only 1 of 5 remaining golf course lots, period.) .44 acre, very gentle slope, all services available & building plans approved. Adjacent to 12th tee at Big Meadow. Quiet street, short distance to Paulina Pool, Clubhouse and Roberts Restaurant. Dennis Doherty, 503-730-4346. MANZANITA NEAH-KA-NIE VIEW LOT – Perhaps the best remaining view lot in Manzanita. Expansive, protected ocean and shoreline views; 7 minute walk down to the beach; gated community; $395,000; Mary, 503-801-6084. GEARHART CLUB HOUSE CONDO – $240,000. Elegantly remodeled. 2 BR, 2 BA, vaulted ceiling, golf course views. Call Pat Ordway 503-4400726. Kamali Sotheby’s International Realty.
NANNY AVAILABLE – Our amazing, career nanny is available to work for you while our kids are in preschool. For hire all weekday mornings until noon, beginning Sept. 1. Call 503-781-8882. ACUPUNCTURE – Stop pain. Speed recovery. Eric Newberg L.Ac. www.qiflowacupuncture.com 503-939-9555.
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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. 503-246-2601 or JMZahler55@gmail.com.
Wanted BASKETBALL TRAINER WANTED – by MAC member for 13 yr old grandson. High school/college team or coach experience for July & August, 2 hours twice weekly. Details2@aol.com or 971- 279-4221.
BLACK BUTTE RANCH – Golf course home for rent. See online VRBO347918. 503-297-3768.
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MAC MARKETPLACE SUNRIVER – Fremont Crossing, 2,200+, 3 BR, 3.5 BA, 2 masters, sleeps 8, all amenities, mall, SHARC. Hot tub, p-pong, bikes, no smkg/pets. 503-706-8886.
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SUNRIVER – Newly remodeled Quelah. 3 BR, 2 BA, private pool, spa & tennis courts. Call 503892-9993. DCCA #762.
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MANZANITA WWW.745BEACH.COM Beautiful home on the beach!. 6 BR, 4.5 BA, WiFi. Walk to town, city park and golf.
Out of State PALM DESERT – Luxurious 4,500 sf view home surrounds large pool on ½ acre of grounds. 4 BR, 3½ BA, casita, pool house. Beautifully & fully furnished. Golf cart. 5 blocks to El Paseo. Sleeps 11. $395/nt www.desertlilyoasis.com. Cindy Banzer, 503-709-7277, email@example.com.
Hawaii KONA, HAWAII – Lovely oceanfront 1 BR condo. Tennis, oceanside pool/spa. Great view. 503-675-6220. For photos, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 2 BA, in the heart of Paris. 503-227-3722. ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND – Classic 1771 stone flat. 2 BR, 1 BA, just a few blocks to the first tee at the Old Course. 206-328-0897.
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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. WAIKOLOA – Oceanfront 2 BR, 2 BA. Club w/pool, fitness, tennis, bball. Golf disc. 503-629-9999. 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
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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 10% discount to MAC members.
HOOD RIVER – Modern townhome, 2,000+ sf, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, hot tub, sleeps 6. Amazing river views. No pets/smkg. email@example.com
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New Haven Lawn Club
ennis. Pool. Squash. Dining. Experience it all at the New Haven Lawn Club, a home away from home, a place for family and friends to gather – a place where lifelong friendships are built and memories are made. The New Haven Lawn Club blends a long-standing tradition of excellence with a commitment to responding to the changing needs and character of its membership. Singles, couples and families find the New Haven Lawn Club presents an outstanding value. The club’s 1,600-plus members include people of diverse backgrounds and interests. The New Haven Lawn Club is nestled on an eight acre oasis in the downtown area of New Haven, Connecticut. For more than 125 years, the club has been a center for social and recreational activity for families, couples and individual members who live and work in the area. The Lawn Club offers eight har-tru tennis courts, four squash courts, two platform tennis courts, fitness center, beautiful pool area, high quality dining and six
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overnight guestrooms. With all of the fun happening at the Lawn Club, you are sure to find something for everyone in your family. For more information, visit www.nhlawnclub.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To take advantage of reciprocal privileges, MAC members must have a letter or card of introduction issued by MAC.
The New Haven Lawn Club is nestled on an eight acre oasis in the downtown area of New Haven, Connecticut. For a letter of introduction or more information about reciprocal clubs, call At Your Service at 503-517-7235 or email email@example.com. Go to theMAC.com for a list of reciprocal clubs. WM
The TwenTieTh PresidenT
Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C. What was your reaction to becoming president? Gratitude. This University energizes me. It’s a great collection of incredibly talented and accomplished people.
What should people know about UP?
We are producing extraordinary students here. They are the types of individuals that local, regional, and national employers need in their workforce.
What is your vision?
The best way I can begin to answer that question is to say that this University is going to continue to be a place of academic excellence; it will continue to be a place where people are thoroughly engaged in the community; and it will continue to be a place where there is deep interest in the personal and spiritual formation of students. That’s the consistent vision that the Congregation of Holy Cross has always brought here.
Moments that have influenced you?
My dad brought me to a soybean field (in Springfield, Illinois) when I was in the 8th grade. He turned to me and said, “This is where the temporary campus for the community college is going to be.” It was early April and that September Lincoln Land Community College became the first institution of higher learning in the area. My dad was the founding president. Today, the school serves about 17,000 students. I’ll never forget that scene. It taught me what hard work and a vision for an institution can accomplish.
Priorities for the future?
Infrastructure and scholarships. We need new classrooms and academic offices, as well as space for student services, and more residence halls. Further, students who want to be here and who can do the work should have the opportunity to do so with financial help.
Learn more about the University of Portland and our Schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, the College of Arts and Sciences, and our Graduate School at up.edu.
University of Portland. Rise.
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