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Multnomah Athletic Club’s mission: Enrich lives, foster friendships and build upon our traditions of excellence in athletic, social and educational programs.
L.J. Dixon, outfitted in Gap Kids attire, cruises the runway during the Back to School Fashion Show. See more photos in the Club Scrapbook.
OCTOBER 2013 | VOL. 102 No. 10
Contents Featured This Month
27 | Home Grown
40 | Club Scrapbook 13 | Faces in the Club 78 | Closing Thoughts
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A d mi n i str ative
21 | Communications 10 | Culinary 17 | In Memoriam 7 | Manager’s Column 22 | MAF 22 | Membership 21 | New Members 5 | President’s Column 9 | Sports Shorts 25 | Statement of Ownership 23 | Survey 24 | Transportation
35 | Book Groups 37 | Balladeers 35 | Culture and Style 32, 43 | Family Events 33 | Holiday Events 78 | Holiday Decorating 42, 44 | Junior Events 44 | Listen and Learn 49 | MACnet 48 | MelloMacs 48 | Member Events 33 | Social Activities 49 | Theater 50 | Trail Blazers
52 | Blood Drive 52 | Cycling 54 | Early Birds 54 | Golf 55 | Handball 57 | Integrative Fitness 60 | Personal Training 61 | Pilates 61 | Racquetball 62 | Ski 58 | Soccer 63 | Squash 65 | Swimming 66 | Synchro 67 | Tennis 69 | Volleyball 51 | Walking & Hiking 69 | Yoga
77 | Advertiser Index 14 | Calendar of Events 74 | MAC Marketplace 73 | Member Numbers
On The Cover Executive Chef Philippe Boulot at Walnut Hill Farms in Canby, where MAC buys organic greens for its restaurants. This month’s feature, Home Grown, focuses on MAC members who are part of the local food and beverage movement, some of whom supply MAC with the food, beer and spirits found in the club’s restaurants. Cover photo by John Valls.
Next month in The Winged M: • MAC Snow Sports • Holidays at MAC October 2013
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ADMINISTRATIVE PRESIDENT’s column
President Carl Burnham III Vice President Jim Cleary Treasurer Craig Iverson Secretary Gwen Farnham
Ann Blume Doug Dawley David DeBlasio Darcy Henderson David Horstkotte Robert Nunn Scott Sakamoto Dwight Terry Committee Chairs 20s/30s Tina Lewis Athletic Scott Stevens Balladeers Dan Scribner Basketball Tom Ferris Budget and Finance Craig Iverson Culture & Style Rosalie Stevenson Cycling Jim Laird Dance/Group Exercise Janae Pyle Guinasso/Pat Warren Decathlon Amy Pellegrin/Brett Moshofsky Diversity Admissions Sandy Moore Early Birds Marcella Renner Exercise & Conditioning Connie DunkleWeyrauch/Joe Murphy Family Events Dana Baioni Golf Barbara Hamlin Gymnastics Ken Boyko Handball Craig Trull Holiday Decorating Leslie Vanden Bos House Linda Higgons Junior Events Tim Malueg/Ashley Mepham Karate Laurie Farwell MelloMacs Barbara Stalick Member Events Mike Mathews Membership Craig Ruble Merrymacs Dinda Mills Outdoor Activities Program Taylor Boyko Pilates Ed Schneider Polar Bears Dave Brownell Property Cameron Hyde Racquetball Mark Wiggington Ski Jeff Simpson Social Activities Erika Wrenn Squash Marcia Wood Strategic Planning Dave Porter Swimming Ron Williams Synchro Anne Cleve Tennis Antonia Green Triathlon & Running Tyler Dillavou Volleyball Lorne Davenhauer Walking & Hiking Todd Husband/Martin Schwartz Yoga Carolyn Wood www.theMAC.com
October is a busy month for many committees, especially the Budget and Finance Committee, as they begin the process of receiving the final input from the committees and staff before finalizing a budget to recom- Carl Burnham III president mend to the Board. The final budget approved by the Board determinse dues for 2014. Unfortunately, even if the club does not add any staff, expand any programs, or add any new services, dues are sure to increase for some of the following reasons: • Like many businesses, the club faces a large increase in health insurance premiums for 2014, even after modifying the program and putting it out to bid. Portland’s new sick pay law mandates benefits far less than we currently provide, but requires a new structure and burdensome compliance requirements. Coupled with federal health care reform requiring even more regulatory reporting, club administrative expenses rise as we comply with the new laws. The club will most likely have to add staff just to fulfill all the new compliance tracking paperwork. • Portland’s 2012 voter-approved property tax measures increased these taxes alone by nearly $120,000, to almost $1 million per year. • Utility costs continue to increase, especially water and sewer costs. The city is exploring adding a 6 percent carbon tax to utility bills, which will add approximately one dollar to monthly member dues. The club, of course, continues to look for ways to conserve water and reduce energy consumption, which may help offset these costs. Club management and Board members are challenged with the constant balancing act of keeping dues as low as possible while offering the types of services, facilities, and quality programs members demand. The Board discusses budget issues every month. Fortunately, we have the benefit of scale not enjoyed by most clubs. Our large membership allows us to provide a broad offering of athletic, social, and competitive programs while still keeping dues very low when compared to nearly any other social or athletic club in Portland or across the country.
We hope investment in integrated club management software paired with streamlined administrative processing will result in reduced club expenses. We plan to introduce a new technology to reduce the cost of monitoring members entering the club and greatly reduce the hassle for members.
The capital budget I am often asked about how our recent and expected future construction projects, both for improvements and repairs, impact monthly dues. Capital spending is planned and approved under a 10-year plan implemented in 2010. Under this plan, the club annually sets aside about $6 million (in 2012 dollars) for capital expenditures. The $6M annual guideline was set so that by 2023, we can end up with approximately $38M in the club’s facility replacement fund. Some years, the club will spend more or less than the annual target as projects cannot be perfectly timed or each project cost set to fit the limit. The capital budget is substantially funded by initiation fees and by property improvement charges to the operating fund. Thus, the amount charged to your monthly dues is set and not changed based on each project. Unless we spend more than the target amount over the 10-year period, dues will not rise because of any given project.
Website improvements The MAC has both committee and staff members working on rebuilding the club’s website. The new Beta website should be up and running by the time this article is published and be ready for various groups of club members to begin testing to help ensure that we will have a website that provides our members a positive web experience. We hope for the new site to be up and running by early 2014. The major goals for the new website are: improving search functionality, court reservations and class registrations; and providing a better presentation of club schedules and classes. In addition, the improved web technology and processes will help reduce future administrative costs related to features such as court and program registrations. More importantly, it lays the groundwork for a much-improved MAC member experience around the club well into our future. WM
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ADMINISTRATIVE Manager’s column
W General Manager Norman Rich firstname.lastname@example.org Senior Executive Assistant Melania Oppat email@example.com Chief Financial Officer/AGM Tim Arbogast firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Assistant Lisa Jones email@example.com Security Manager Dennis Wright firstname.lastname@example.org Controller John Foley email@example.com Purchasing Manager Barry Kaufman firstname.lastname@example.org Athletic Director Edward Stoner email@example.com Assistant Athletic Director Pete Greer firstname.lastname@example.org Aquatics Manager Lisa Virtue email@example.com Fitness Manager Darrell Duvauchelle firstname.lastname@example.org Gymnastics Manager Meg Doxtator email@example.com Junior Sports Manager Dan Baggett firstname.lastname@example.org Outdoor Manager Chad Failla email@example.com Squash Manager Khalid Mir firstname.lastname@example.org Tennis Manager Wayne Pickard email@example.com Communications Director Michole Jensen firstname.lastname@example.org Communications Manager Tony Roberts email@example.com Facilities Director Elsa Lemoine firstname.lastname@example.org Capital Projects Manager Diane Kelley email@example.com Food & Beverage Director Cameron McMurry firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Chef Philippe Boulot email@example.com Catering Manager Dorcas Popp firstname.lastname@example.org Human Resources Director Alison Beppler email@example.com Member Services Director Linda Ornelas firstname.lastname@example.org Child Care Manager Dawna Yntema email@example.com Guest Services Manager Christine Natonek firstname.lastname@example.org The -M-porium Manager Tonya Mitchell email@example.com Member Events Manager Abby DenUyl firstname.lastname@example.org Membership Manager Dave Hanna email@example.com www.theMAC.com
hat does an average month look like in terms of my time and attention? As we enter budgeting for 2014, we have meetings with every department in the club to look at their revenues and expenses. Norm Rich The directors build General Manager their budgets from the bottom up, and no department is immune from scrutiny and challenges. We go over in great detail their programs, costs, revenue and expenses. Yes, every department is a mini or major business impacting to some extent how much dues members pay. It is our job to try and balance the budget. It is a tough task, with many competitive uses for revenue and expenses. Committees are involved in making recommendations to their budgets early in the process, and management includes them in their budgeting. After management meets with each department and trims expenses and massages revenues; the same presentation is made to property, and Budget and Finance subcommittees. These two sub-committees then make recommendations to their full committees. Once approved, these go to the board for more review. I believe our club has the best system involving the most members in working through building reasonable and workable budgets.
Parking This month we are working aggressively to achieve additional parking for the club. We are attempting to partner with Goose Hollow neighbors, consultants, the city and members. The task is large and time consuming, but a successful outcome will bring relief to an overburdened Goose Hollow neighborhood. I believe this is one of the most important contributions I can make to the club for the long run. I encourage our Goose Hollow neighbors to attend community meetings supporting our Block 7 project. The next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in room 202.
Facilities upgrades We finished 2013 capital projects in the second floor meeting rooms, Child Care and the Indoor Track. The athletic elevator is under renovation and the Climbing Gym
expansion is to be completed in December. Our staff and a dedicated committee of technology experts are working aggressively in upgrading the website and hope to have it live and working well by year’s end. I use the word hope because upgrading websites and technology is some of the hardest work imaginable. We are designing new kitchen floors; while at the same time replacing old kitchen equipment and renovating the ballroom while the kitchen is down next summer. We are converting 26 Founders into a larger MACtinis space and creating an entrance directly to the Men’s Bar through President’s Row while creating a more organized entrance to the ballroom. We are designing an improved and larger Exercise and Conditioning space, which is now 15 years old. Lastly, we are costing out a much-needed 50-meter Pool repair. While it is impossible to know if we can afford all this work in 2014, we are completing all these projects during the next few years, along with upgrades to the Women’s Locker Room.
Employee reviews We have spent the summer reviewing each employee and shared with them their evaluation; where they exceed expectations and where they can improve. Our system of reviewing staff sets employees up to improve on weaknesses and to be rewarded when they make a difference. Our board asked senior management to develop a succession plan for the future benefit of the club. We have engaged a consultant to assist us in making orderly transitions when the time comes for change.
Member satisfaction Between Thursday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 20, we survey our membership regarding satisfaction with the club. Traditionally we survey in October to remain consistent with previous years. Every five years we provide a more in-depth survey, appointing a committee and engaging a survey consultant. Our next five-year survey is in 2015. I encourage you all to respond to our smaller survey, as your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. The months slip by as we prepare for our future and manage our everyday businesses. I could add a great deal more about how my month fills up quickly, but I think you get the idea that our club is large and plentiful, and we work to serve best interest of our club and its members. WM October 2013
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ast month The Winged M featured the MAC Fit program that can help you kick start healthy habits. For many, however, that may be too sizeable a commitment by which to start back or begin a change. For Ed Stoner those of you looking Athletic Director for some assistance, but not on the MAC Fit scale, there is personal training. You can schedule your training sessions at convenient times and with a frequency that matches your needs. Andy Shupp has recently taken over as our Personal Training Coordinator, and has already implemented a few changes to our personal training program and offerings. Shupp and the rest of our fitness staff continue to modify and expand the program in the coming months. For instance, in September, we removed the requirement to complete a full Human Performance Lab (HPL) health assessment as your first personal training session, so you no longer need to go through HPL to start with a personal trainer. The personal trainer still needs to obtain some basic health history information before they begin working with you, and having a full set of baseline measurements from an HPL evaluation may assist by identifying how well your training sessions are helping you achieve your fitness goals. Another recent addition to the personal training team, which can certainly be of benefit as we head into the holiday months, is Tysen Cullen. Cullen has a master’s degree in medical nutrition science, as well as being a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer. She can work with you personally or in a group setting to help you create, apply and plan your nutritional and physical future. Cullen and personal trainer Brian Karsten lead several group sessions for $30 each on the first three Wednesdays of this month: Hydration and Performance on Oct. 2; Decrease Weakness/ Increase Wellness on Oct. 9; and From What You Eat To How You Stand On Your Feet on Oct. 16. Whether taking part in MAC Fit, attending a nutrition lecture or getting in your daily exercise, I look forward to seeing you around the club this month as you adjust your routines, and we adjust our athletic programs to try and better satisfy MAC’s membership. WM
Club Scoreboard Honoring MAC members for placing first, second or third in state, regional, national or international athletic competitions.
Tennis Portland World Team Tennis 2013 Championship 6.0 Finals, Portland Tennis Center, Thursday, Aug. 29 1st, 6.0 team – Captain Kristopher Kobin, Christian Buchholz, Brewster Crosby, Kent Holce, Theresa McDougal, Janet Rankin, Mark Rousseve, Pam Saftler, Laura Wacker Pacific Northwest Adult Sectional Championships, Yakima Tennis Club, Yakima, Wash., Aug. 30-Sept. 2 1st, men’s 70 open doubles – John Popplewell 2nd, men’s 70 open singles – Popplewell 114 GPTC Nike Men’s Oregon Tennis Championships – Category II National Championship, Mountain Park Racquet Club, Lake Oswego, July 9-14 1st, men’s 70 open doubles – Popplewell 2nd, men’s 65 open doubles – Popplewell 122nd PNW Senior Tennis Cahmpionships, Lakewood Racquet and Sport Club, Lakewood, Wash., July 24-28 1st, men’s 70 open doubles – Popplewell 2013 Salem Summer Classic, Salem Tennis Club, Salem, Ore., July 18-21 1st, Men’s 70 open singles – Popplewell
Masters Swimming 2013 USMS Long Course Meters Nationals, Mission Viejo, CA, Aug. 7-11 3rd, women’s 45-49 50 LCM backstroke – Jill Asch 3rd, men’s 45-49 100 LCM freestyle – Eric Wan 1st, women’s 160-199 200 LCM freestyle Relay – Asch, Janice Campagna, Valerie Jenkins, Meghan Zimmer 1st, mixed 200-239 200 LCM medley relay – Valerie Jenkins, Colette Crabbe, Brent Washburne, Wan 2013 Northwest Zone Long Course Meters Championships, Gresham, OR, Aug. 23-25 1st, women’s 18-24 50 LCM freestyle; 1st, women’s 18-24 100 LCM freestyle; 1st, women’s 18-24 50 LCM breaststroke; 1st, womens 18-24 100 LCM breaststroke; 1st, womens 18-24 50 LCM butterfly; 1st, womens 18-24 200 LCM individual medley – Jessica Stacy 1st, women’s 45-49 50 LCM freestyle; 1st, women’s 45-49 50 LCM backstroke; 1st, women’s 45-49 100 LCM backstroke; 1st, women’s 45-49 50 LCM breaststroke; 1st, women’s 45-49 100 LCM breaststroke – Asch 1st, men’s 25-29 400 LCM freestyle; 1st, mens 25-29 50 LCM breaststroke; 1st, men’s 25-29 100 LCM breaststroke; 1st, mens 25-29 200 LCM butterfly; 1st, mens 25-29 200 LCM individual medley; 2nd, mens 25-29 50 LCM freestyle – Nick Wood 1st, men’s 25-29 50 LCM freestyle; 1st, men’s 25-29 100 LCM freestyle; 1st, men’s 25-29 200 LCM freestyle; 2nd, men’s 25-29 400 LCM freestyle; 2nd, men’s 25-29 50 LCM breaststroke; 2nd, mens 25-29 200 LCM individual medley – Michael McGrath 1st, men’s 40-44 800 LCM freestyle; 1st, men’s 40-44 1500 LCM freestyle; 1st, men’s 40-44 200 LCM individual medley – Christian Tujo See more results from the USMS Long Course Meters Nationals meet in the November Winged M. The Winged M relies upon individuals and committees to submit event results for the Club Scoreboard. To submit an item: Fill out a Club Scoreboard form providing the athlete’s name, sport, event, date and standing (first, second or third place) and submit the form to Athletic Services. Forms are available in Athletic Services. October 2013
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MAC Catering helps take the stress out of the holiday season by helping you drum up new ideas for a special event. Stop by and chat with the MAC Catering as they host morning snacks and cider in October.
Let MAC Catering Help this Holiday Season
enerosity, hospitality, compassion and warmth – these are the spirits that make the holidays full of life and meaning. We start with long-established traditions, add a healthy dose of childhood memories, and devise a wonderful plan to celebrate the larger-than-life season. We also recognize the moment of trust, the one when reality looms before you, and the limits of time, budget, and confidence snowball into worry. Your MAC catering staff can guide you through the holidays in grand style – which is whatyou’ve come to expect from your team. If you are looking for some fresh ideas for a holiday party, we have the recipe that will yield big results. Whether it’s planning breakfast with Santa, a cookie exchange with best friends, a holiday cocktail party, or celebrating with your co-workers, take our ideas and blend them with your own for a fabulous event. Share some holiday cheer with your catering team the
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mornings of Tuesday, Oct. 15 through Thursday, Oct. 17 in a private dining room, when we snack on holiday cookies, apple cider and hot chocolate. Thank you for allowing us to share the season with you. To learn more about holding an event at MAC, call the Catering Office at 503-517-6600. WM
Culinary Culinary cALENDAR
Sous Chef Phil Oswalt Creates a Fall Feast
Going Rogue Enjoy ales from one of Oregon’s original brewers during the Rogue Brewery Tasting and Pairing in the Sports Pub on Friday, Oct. 25. A special a la carte menu with a tasting flight is available. Menu items include a Tuscan ribolita, turkey osso buco and carnitas. Prices range from $11-$15 and include a pint of featured Rogue beer. Members who attend and purchase entrées from the menu are entered into a raffle for Rogue Ales merchandise.
Chocolate Decadence Indulge in dessert during the Chocolate Decadence event on Friday, Oct. 18 in the Cornerstone Lounge. Enjoy a sushi-style chocolate menu, featuring desserts priced from $5-$10 each. MAC pastry chef Roy Chan artfully prepares each variety of pastry. Desserts feature chocolate from Blanxart (Spain), Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker (San Francisco, California) and Valrhona, Inc. (France).
Direct from Maine Treat yourself to the king of the sea the entire month of October, as MAC features a lobster dinner in the Men’s Bar. Dinner includes a two pound whole roasted lobster, with drawn butter, sautéed spinach and butter-whipped Yukon gold potatoes for just $39. The month features other specials, such as a half cold-poached lobster with tarragon jelly served alongside forbidden rice salad or a whole, butterpoached lobster with truffle flan and winter vegetable succotash.
Restaurant Hours Men’s Bar: Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch) and 5-9 p.m. (dinner) Saturday 5-9 p.m.
MACtinis: Monday-Saturday 4-9 p.m.
Sports Pub: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Joe’s: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Grape Expectations Trapiche Vineyards is located at the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Argentina. Experience the vineyard’s renowned malbecs and more during the Wine Wednesday event from 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Reading Lounge. Trapiche, which has been producing wines for 129 years, is Argentina’s largest exported premium wine brand.
AC serves up the best game of the season during the Wild Game Supper Club on Friday, Oct. 11. The four-course meal starts with an English style pasty filled with sweetbreads and foie gras, and a winter salad. The decadence continues with the second course, which pairs mushroom risotto and a quail Scotch egg. The third course is a hunter’s paradise featuring bacon-wrapped venison, bourbon butter squash and huckleberries. Last, but not least, course four tickles the taste buds with a Normandy tarte tatin with local quince. The cost is $45 for members and $60 for guests, wine is not included.
Men’s Bar Gerry Frank, the longtime Oregonian columnist, guidebook writer and restaurateur, recently named the Men’s Bar as one of his top 10 Oregon restaurants. “For a private club, the Men’s Bar food (and other meals) are exceptional under the leadership of top chef Philippe Boulot,” Frank wrote in an August column in The Oregonian. Frank has been writing his own column for The Oregonian for more than 25 years, and in August 2012 he published the guidebook Gerry Frank’s Oregon. He also owns Gerry Frank’s Konditorei restaurant and bakery in Salem. WM
Turkeys To-Go Pre-order a delicious Thanksgiving meal prepared by the MAC culinary team and ready for pickup on Thanksgiving Day. The meal includes a 12- to 14-pound turkey, stuffing, cranberry chutney, fall vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy, and two pumpkin pies. The cost is $150 and the meal serves 10 people. Place orders by Monday, Nov. 18 by calling 503-517-6601. October 2013
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FACES IN THE CLUB Junior members, from left, Elise Cugnart, Lizzie Wax, Julia Page and Annabel Shephard played on Tualatin Hills Water Polo Teams that participated in the Junior Olympics in Orange County California in August. The girls also play on the Lincoln High School team – Shephard and Wax are seniors and Cugnart and Page are juniors – that is shooting for a state title this year. Shephard and Wax played on Tualatin Hills 18U team, which won silver in the tournament’s gold bracket, while Page and Cugnart played on the 16U team. In addition to water polo, Cugnart also participated in synchro at MAC, while Page was on the swim team. For Wax, water polo was her first water sport, but she has been named second team all-state goalie. Shephard also skis and participates on MAC’s swim team, and received two Academic All-American awards for water polo.
To submit information for Faces in the Club, contact Communications Manager Tony Roberts at 503-517-7220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAC scholar athlete Cameron Scarlett, a junior at Central Catholic, helped lead the Rams to a 3-0 start as of press time, rushing for 474 yards on 39 attempts, and catching nine passes for 186 yards. Scarlett has six rushing touchdowns and a receiving touchdown. Scarlett, who also plays defensive back, is one of the top Class of 2015 recruits in Oregon, and is already being courted by several Division I schools, including a number of Pac-12 teams. Scarlett also competes in track and field – finishing eighth in the state in the 200-meter dash. He also volunteers during youth track meets for the Special Olympics.
Scholar athlete Gigi Stoll, a junior at Beaverton High School, had a busy summer on the golf course. She won the women’s Oregon Junior Amateur title. She also finished second at the Oregon Women’s Amateur in June at Eugene Country Club. She was the youngest golfer competing in the event. Stoll beat collegiate golfers from USC and the University of Oregon before eventually falling in a close championship match to friend Kendall Prince from the University of Arizona. Her journey to the final included a quarterfinal victory in which she birdied the final three holes.
Junior member Alexander Lam won a bronze medal in the Division-IA men’s saber competition at the 2013 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio in July. Alexander, a junior at Catlin Gabel School, has been fencing for five years. He trains under three-time world champion Ed Korfanty at the Oregon Fencing Alliance. He was also elected secretary of the student body and is vice president of Catlin Gabel’s chapter of the Junior State of America. Alexander, son of members Tina and Nelson Lam, also played varsity soccer for two years before choosing to focus solely on fencing.
MAC scholar athlete Eric Dungey, a junior at Lakeridge High School, has helped the Pacers match their win total from last season. The college prospect has already thrown for 837 yards and 12 touchdowns with only one interception, racking up a 68 percent completing percentage. He has also rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and is already garnering interest from Oregon State and BYU, among other colleges. He also earned all-leauge honors as a punter last year. In addition to football, Dungey plays varsity basketball, participates in choir, and volunteers to help youth football, basketball and baseball camps. October 2013
Scholar athlete Cade Wilkins has come roaring back from an injury that could have cost the quarterback his right leg. An injury in Grants Pass last year led to seven hours of surgery to repair his leg, and doctors said it was likely to end his high school sporting career. The initial surgery in Grants Pass was followed by another surgery and intense rehabilitation. Wilkins hasn’t let the injury slow him down this season. After three games, he was 18 for 27 for 303 yards and three touchdowns. The Cavaliers are off to a 3-0 start. Wilkins also played varsity baseball in the spring, just six months after his injury.
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OCTOBER 2013 cALENDAR OF EVENTS picks of the month
Pilates Open House Friday, Oct. 25 Pilates staff showcase all the program has to offer in the Pilates Studio from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 503-517-7551 for information.
Healthy Knees Wednesday, Oct. 16 6 p.m.
The Wrecking Crew Monday, Oct. 14 9 a.m.
Learn about preventing and managing injuries at this free lecture with Rebound Orthopedics.
Join author Kent Hartman as he discusses his new book, The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret.
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Tuesday, Oct. 1
Jr. Basketball Player Evaluations, noon
Saturday, Oct. 12
Lobster Feed, Men’s Bar, entire month
Jr. Volleyball Advanced Clinic, 6 p.m.
Second Saturday Bike Ride – Marine Drive Loop, 9 a.m.
Volleyball House League, 5:30 p.m. Junior Basketball Player Evaluations, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 2 Handball Intramurals, 4 p.m. Lincoln High School Water Polo, 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 3
Monday, Oct. 7 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m. Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
Junior Volleyball Advanced Clinic, 6 p.m.
Volleyball House League, 5:30 p.m.
Racquetball Intramurals, 4:30 p.m.
Diversity Admissions Committee Bring a Friend Event, 6:30-9 p.m.
Tennis Club Singles Championships, 5 p.m.
Synchro Masters Exhibition, 7 p.m.
Basketball House League, 6 p.m. Balladeers Open Rehearsal, Cornerstone Lounge, 7 p.m. Anything Goes, Keller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Tennis Club Singles Championships, 5 p.m. Family Fridays, 6 p.m.
Tennis Club Singles Championships, noon Bulldog Gymnastics Meet, 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 6 Tennis Club Singles Championships, 9 a.m.
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Wednesday, Oct. 9 MACNet, 7:30-9 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
Handball Intramurals, 4 p.m.
Reservations open for the Dec. 10-11 Holiday Fashion Show online and in Member Services, 8 a.m. Racquetball Intramurals, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Monday, Oct. 14 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m. Listen & Learn: The Wrecking Crew: Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret, 9-10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Friday, Oct. 4
Sunday, Oct. 13 Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders, JELD-WEN Field, 6 p.m.
Basketball House League, 6 p.m. Listen & Learn: The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup, 6:30-8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 11 Family Fridays, 6 p.m.
Registration Opens for Nov. 15 Junior Dance, online, 8 a.m. Volleyball House League, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 16 Handball Intramurals, 4 p.m. Healthy Knees Lecture, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 17 Racquetball Intramurals, 4:30 p.m. Basketball House League, 6 p.m.
Important MAC Phone Numbers View a complete list at theMAC.com
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Darlington Nagbe, above, and the Portland Timbers welcome the Seattle Sounders on Sunday, Oct. 13, and Real Salt Lake on Sunday, Oct. 19 in matches with potential playoff implications. Catch the action on MAC’s Stadium Terrace.
Friday, Oct. 18 Wrightson Cup Squash Tournament, 4 p.m. Lincoln High School Water Polo, 4 p.m. Family Fridays, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19
Witches Ball, Grand Ballroom, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 Tiny Tots Open Gym, 9 a.m.-noon Family Water Fitness Class, 50-meter Pool 10:30 a.m.
Wrightson Cup Squash Tournament, 9 a.m.
PSU Football vs. North Dakota,
Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake, JELD-WEN Field, 7:30 p.m.
JELD-WEN Field, 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20 Wrightson Cup Squash Tournament, 9 a.m.
Children’s Halloween Party: Boo Bash, Grand Ballroom, 2-4 p.m.
Lincoln High School Water Polo, 3 p.m.
Junior Volleyball Beginner Clinic
Jr. Volleyball Advanced Clinic, 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 21 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m. Duplicate Bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 Volleyball House League, 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 27
Monday, Oct. 28 MAC Toastmasters, 6:30-8 a.m.
Guest Pass Registration opens for Nov. 15 Junior Dance, online, 8 a.m.
Monday through Friday 5 a.m.-11 p.m.
Racquetball Halloween Doubles, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Culture and Style: Holiday Floral Arranging with Garrison Hullinger, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Handball Intramurals, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 30 Thursday, Oct. 31 Early Birds Spook Run, 5:45 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 25
Racquetball Intramurals, 4:30 p.m.
Family Fridays Halloween, 6 p.m.
Basketball House League, 6 p.m.
Pilates Open House, 6:30 p.m.
503-517-7578 Baseball/Lacrosse Cage* 503-517-6629 Men’s Bar 503-517-7599 Handball/Racquetball* 503-517-7264 Massage 503-517-7265 Member Event* 503-517-7584 Squash* 503-517-7590 Tennis* *Available online at theMAC.com
Tuesday, Oct. 29
Volleyball House League, 5:30 p.m..
Basketball House League, 6 p.m.
Racquetball Halloween Doubles, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 24
Racquetball Intramurals, 4:30 p.m.
503-517-7500 Aquatics Office 503-517-7525 Athletic Services 503-517-7200 Business Office 503-517-6600 Catering 503-517-7215 Child Care 503-517-7220 Communications 503-517-7235 Concierge Desk 503-517-2315 Executive Office 503-517-7535 Fitness Office 503-517-2350 MAF 503-517-7515 Group Exercise Hotline† 503-517-7560 Gymnastics Office 503-517-7570 Junior Sports Office 503-223-6251 Main Club Line 503-517-7276 Member Services 503-517-7574 Outdoor Department 503-517-7585 Squash Office 503-517-7592 Tennis Office 503-517-7290 The -M-porium 503-517-2335 The Salon †Phone number is a recording.
Information MAC requires passwords for members and guests to join its wireless networks. The passwords are available at the Concierge, Front Desk, Exercise and Conditioning Center Desk, and online at theMAC.com.
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In Memoriam John B. Altstadt Dec. 30, 1930-Aug. 26, 2013 Senior family member John B. Altstadt died peacefully following a full weekend with his family and care-giving angels at Spring Ridge Court. He was 82. John was born in Portland to Irene Brix Altstadt and George John Altstadt on Dec. 8, 1930. He attended Beaumont Grade School and graduated with the class of 1949 from Grant High School. He then attended Oregon State University for two years, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He then transferred to University of Oregon, where he graduated from the business school. He married Mary Louise Austin in 1954. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a member of AC & W Squadron based in Southern California. John and his wife moved back to Portland, where he worked at ESCO Corporation for 15 years. In 1972, he took over his father’s business and operated Fisher Bros. in Astoria. He later went on to operate Sea Coast Towing, a marine transportation operation in Seattle, for eight years. He divorced and married Sue Anderton Murphy in 1979. John served on: the Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission under Governor Tom McCall (1972-75), Thomas Edison High School Board of Directors, Clatsop County Economic Development Committee, Clatsop County Planning Commission and the Columbia River Maritime Museum board. John spent much of his life at the coast and always loved the ocean and fishing. He held residence in both Portland and Gearhart, eventually retiring permanently to Gearhart in 1994. John had roots in Astoria and Ocean Park, Wash., and was so pleased to have a fifth generation of his family spending summers in Ocean Park as he had done that with his current pals back in the 1930s. He was a member of the Astoria Country Club and MAC. He and Sue enjoyed traveling. John prided himself on traveling to 32 foreign countries and 35 states. He was a volunteer with International Executive Corp. and lived in Croatia with Sue. They were there for three months training young business students. John is survived by his wife, Sue; his daughter, Louise Helen Altstadt (Hallman) and sonin-law, Garth Hallman; grandchildren, John
Austin Hallman and Hadlee Irene Hallman; his son, John Austin Altstadt and his wife, Julie Altstadt and her daughters, Taylor Markussen and Hailey Markussen. John and his family would like to thank all his friends and the staff at Spring Ridge Court for being such a solid and loving community for him. He felt very blessed by his entire life, family and friends. In lieu of flowers, John would like any donation in his memory to go to the Maritime Museum in Astoria, Beaumont Elementary or Grant High School.
John P. Borgwardt Oct. 15, 1931-Aug. 27, 2013 Senior family member John P. Borgwardt died in Portland on Aug. 27 after suffering complications from vascular disease. He was 81. Born in Vicksburg, Miss., he was the son of Violet and William Borgwardt. Jack grew up in the southern United States, where his father worked for the Army Corps of Engineers. While attending high school in Little Rock, Ark., he was approached about attending Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. He decided to apply, was accepted and attended Exeter on a full scholarship, graduating in 1949. In recognition of the debt he owed the school, he established a scholarship fund there. Jack enjoyed a 61-year union with Joyce Christine Craft, whom he married in 1952. After Exeter, Jack went on to complete undergraduate (1952) and law (1954) degrees at Stanford University. After completing his law studies, Jack served as a lieutenant in the Army. After completing his service, he joined the law firm of Heller Ehrman White and McAuliffe in San Francisco. Later, he worked for Boise Cascade and for Fraser Paper on their legal staffs. In San Francisco, he was a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Guardsmen. In Portland, he was a member of the Portland Golf Club and Multnomah Athletic Club. He was also a member of the Bohemian Club. Known to be firm and resolute (rather than stubborn and pig-headed), Jack valued hard work and marketable skills. He is remembered for his ability to tell a story, his sense of humor and his sense of fairness.
Jack enjoyed golf, travel and spending time with his family, including the family dog, Buckley, whose company he did actually like. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Portland; his son, Kurt, and his wife, Liz, of St. Louis, Mo.; his daughter, Kim Monke, and her husband, Joe Chitwood, of Flagstaff, Ariz.; his grandchildren, Celeste Monke, Matthew Borgwardt, Dylan Monke, Andrea Borgwardt, Eva Borgwardt and Jay Borgwardt. Survivors also include his brother, Bob Borgwardt, of North Carolina; and his sister-in-law, Nancy Bogart, of Minnesota. Jack was predeceased by his son, Karl Borgwardt; his sister, Charlotte; and his brother, Bill. In lieu of flowers, well-wishers might consider a donation to the Borgwardt Family Scholarship Fund, Phillips Exeter Academy, 20 Main Street, Exeter, NH 03833 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Roger Lee Meyer July 1, 1932 – September 3, 2013 Senior Family member Roger Lee Meyer died Sept. 3 after a long and tough fight with Cancer and ALS. A celebration of Roger’s life is held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at MAC. Please see the November Winged M for a full obituary
Herbert L. Newmark Nov. 9, 1924-Aug. 25, 2013 Senior Family member Herbert L. Newmark, beloved husband, devoted father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25. He was 88. Born on Nov. 9, 1924, in New York City, he was the son of Julius Bernard Newmark and Augusta Edelson. In 1929, the family moved to San Diego, where Herb and his sister, Florence, grew up. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After graduating from flight school and combat training, he was assigned to the U.S.S. Princeton. He flew Corsairs and Wildcats, providing close air support for ground air forces in the Pacific during World War II. After the war ended, he graduated from San Diego State College under the G.I. Bill and graduated from Balboa University Law School in 1949. He was a member of Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. At the same time, he was serving in the Naval Reserve and was eventually called to serve in the Korean War. He was assigned Continued on page 18 October 2013
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ADMINISTRATIVE In Memoriam Continued from page 17 to the U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard, an aircraft carrier, where he flew Corsairs. He returned home in 1951, having received the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Gold Star, and other citations honoring his combat involvement in the continual bombardment of the bridges at Toko-Ri. Following the Korean War, he met his wife, Jeanne Mittleman, in San Diego. They were married Nov. 2, 1952. After leaving the service, he took a job in property management with his father-in-law in Portland. Later, Herb purchased Newtronics, an electronics distribution company, which he operated successfully until he joined Norris, Beggs & Simpson as a commercial real estate broker. After a few years, he opened Newmark & Associates, his own commercial real estate brokerage firm. He owned and developed real estate property throughout Portland for more than 50 years. He and Jeanne have five children, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Herb enjoyed being with the family while they skied, which became a major family
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pastime, visiting ski areas throughout the Pacific Northwest. Herb broke his leg during his first ski lesson at Sun Valley. After that experience, Herb spent ski vacations and their visits to their vacation home at Mt. Hood making sure that the bindings were working on the family skis. They traveled extensively as a family throughout Europe and enjoyed family gatherings at their vacation home in Mexico. He believed in charitable giving, a value which has been passed on to his children. He served on the boards of Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Temple Beth Israel, Oregon Realtors Association and the Vida del Mar condominium association. He was president of the local American Jewish Committee and on the board of the national American Jewish Committee. His charitable works included, among others, Mittleman Jewish Community Center, United Way, Salvation Army and Blanchet House of Hospitality. A generous benefactor and active community supporter, his gift to the Portland Center for Performing Arts was recognized with the naming of the Newmark Theater. He also contributed to Reed College, where he established a scholarship fund for science
students, Cedar Sinai Park, Bridlemile School playground and Neveh Shalom Foundation School. Herb was an Eagle Scout and passed along with pride his merit badge sash to his grandson, Jeffrey. He loved woodworking, sculpting, bridge, reading and his family. He will be deeply missed by those who love him. Herb is remembered by his daughters, Phyllis Newmark and Janice Newmark; sons, Richard (Liz), Jerry (Barbara) and Miles (Barbara Gilbert) Newmark; grandchildren, Allyson, Amanda, Hannah, Jeffrey, Chelsea, Adam and Houston; great-grandchildren, Jaidyn, Chase, Sadie, Silas and Mateo; numerous nieces and nephews; and his devoted dog, Raleigh. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to the Jewish Federation of Portland, the Robison Jewish Health Center at Cedar Sinai Park, Newmark Family Foundation at the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation, or Temple Beth Israel.
Sarah â€œSallyâ€? Frances Phillips Oct. 15, 1936-Sept. 1, 2013 Senior family member Sarah Frances Phillips died just shy of her 77th birthday, on Sept. 1, after fighting a prolonged illness
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ADMINISTRATIVE resulting from a leg infection and diverticulitis. She was 76. She was raised in Marion, Ind., where she met her husband, Dave. They met in third grade at the pencil sharpener. She graduated from DePauw University with a degree in education. She taught school in Lafayette, Ind., before moving to Portland, where she and Dave raised their three children. As if raising three kids wasn’t enough, she used her artistic talents to channel her love of art into a stained glass business, often involving the whole family. Participating in the LOCAL 14 art group as an active member for years, her stained glass creations, “Sunnys by Sally,” were enjoyed by many. One of her stained glass windows still adorns the transom of Goldmark Jewelers on Southwest 10th and Taylor in downtown Portland. After her children left home, she yearned to returned to teaching, where she immersed herself, teaching English and English as a second language in the Beaverton School District. As an educator, she shared her passion for art with young people. Creativity propelled Sally into another business, Blossoms Unlimited, where she turned her love of art,
gardening and flowers into a floral business, which she ran from the home. Free time for Sally meant going to MAC to swim with her friends, whom she adored, or playing bridge and going to bridge camp. Travel with Dave was always on her mind, including going to California, or meeting up with college friends to explore some new place. However, nothing could beat snorkeling with Dave in Hawaii. Hawaii was where they traveled most, and she was happiest floating over the reef to capture photos of tropical fish and turtles. Her greatest joy was her family and extended family of nieces and nephews. Getting everyone together to make sand candles on the beach, ride in her golf cart in the Gleneden Beach Fourth of July parade, boil crabs, roast marshmallows for s’mores, and of course tell endless jokes (many of them about her), was her idea of a perfect day. Sarah is survived by her husband, Dave; sons, Michael (Nancy), and Daniel (Tanya); daughter, Beth Peterson (Jack); six adored grandchildren, Spencer, Lauren, Grant, Katie, Nathan and Ellie; and sister, Judy Western (Loren).
There is a Celebration for Sally at MAC on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2-4 p.m. Wear something colorful! In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to My Sisters Place, a women’s shelter in Lincoln County, at P.O. Box 2152, Newport, OR 97365. www.mysistersplace.us
David K. “Deke” Smith Dec. 5, 1935-Aug. 14, 2013 David K. “Deke” Smith, of Topsham, Maine, died Aug. 14, following complications from cancer. He was 77. Deke was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Dec. 5, 1935 to Doris King Smith and Gregory Smith. The family moved to Marblehead, Mass. when Deke was a child. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1954 and Harvard College in 1958. He earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Harvard in 1963. At both Exeter and Harvard Deke was an avid athlete, excelling in soccer, alpine skiing and mountaineering. While at Harvard, he was a member of the Fly Club. Continued on page 20
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In Memoriam Continued from page 19 Deke began his career as a math and Latin teacher at the Groton School in Massachusettes, and then moved to Harvard where he was director of admission and subsequently dean of admission at Radcliffe College. Following his work in admissions, Deke became the assistant director of The Boston Foundation. In 1977, he returned to Harvard as Senior Development Officer. In addition to his work, he founded and coached the Harvard cycling team and he was an advisor, mentor and friend to many of his students. In 1986, Deke left Harvard to start his own educational consulting practice. He worked in this capacity until shortly before his death. He married Nancy Bassett in 1960 and they raised three daughters in Weston, Mass. Deke was an avid sailor, skier and cyclist and he distinguished himself as an accomplished bike racer. He often commuted from Weston to his office in Cambridge on his bike. While other commuters carried their briefcases in the office elevator, Deke carried his front wheel. He was an early supporter of Green Power, a community garden for inner city residents and he was also instrumental in the creation of the Weston Maple Sugar Shack, which still operates today at the Weston Middle School. After his divorce from Nancy in 1991, he met and married Nancy Knocke of Portland in 1995. He joined Nancy in her educational consulting practice and they founded Smith Educational Consulting. Deke and Nancy moved to Maine in 2011 and enjoyed auditing classes at Bowdoin College in Brunswick and volunteering in the community. Deke is survived by his wife, Nancy; his three daughters; two cousins; and six grandchildren. In addition he leaves Nancy’s two daughters, Alison Forbes of Portsmouth, N.H. and Ashley Bowles of Edina, Minn.; their husbands Jamie Forbes and Scott Bowles; and their five children. Nancy looks forward to returning to Portland and to resuming her participation in classes and activities at the MAC. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Deke’s name can be made to Dove Lewis Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Portland. WM
MACtivities Email Gets a Makeover MACtivities – the weekly email that brings members information on everything happening around the club – is getting a makeover. The new email is streamlined and easier to read, but still keeps you in the loop about club events, updates, closures and more. MACtivities offers a snapshot of the upcoming week at the club, and provides links to important and fun events – everything from Timbers games to classes to the club’s parking grid. The email is sent out every Thursday afternoon.
The MACtivities weekly email gets a new look this month. Not signed up for MACtivities yet? It’s easy to join the list. Log in to theMAC.com and select “my groups” from the “my membership” drop-down menu. Check the MACtivities Weekly E-newsletter box at the top of the “join groups” list. WM
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Multnomah Athletic Foundation Honorariums Honoring the names in bold. Selwyn Bingham Stuart Hall George and Molly Spencer Joel Coffey Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Clark Joyle Dahl Glynn and Mary Alice Roberson William Swindells George and Molly Spencer Wallace Hublou Bud Lewis Janet Lewis Lee and Susan Emery Tony Service Lawrence Brown Gerald Schwarz Bud Lewis Theodore E. Reich Howard and Fran Hermanson 50th wedding anniversary of George and Molly Spencer Stuart Hall
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Update Information and Vehicle Registration New yellow parking decals are being issued through Member Services as part of a project to ensure that the club has the most current information about vehicles registered with MAC. In addition, the club is using this opportunity to update membersâ€™ information. In order to receive the new stickers, members must contact Member Services in person or by telephone and verify that all of their contact and vehicle information in the clubâ€™s database is accurate. The project has two important objectives: 1) to bring the member database up to date and 2) to assure that only vehicles owned by active members are parking in the garage at peak times. With parking
spaces at a premium, the club needs to closely monitor who has access to the parking facility. The process involves verifying the following information for every person on the membership: name, date of birth, marital status, telephone numbers, addresses and emails. Members must also ensure that every vehicle they drive to the club is registered correctly by make, model, color, and license plate number. On a family membership, one of the adults may complete this task for the entire family, but that member must review the information for everyone on the account and correct any missing or obsolete data. After these steps are completed, staff will issue new parking decals for each vehicle the member owns. The new parking stickers have unique numbers, so members must take care to put the stickers on the vehicle to which it is assigned. This enables club staff to identify and contact the owner in the event of an accident or for parking enforcement.
ADMINISTRATIVE Ongoing updates After this database update is completed, members must remember to notify Member Services of any changes. Club Rules state is the members’ responsibility to provide the club with accurate and current personal information including name, addresses, telephone numbers, marital status and vehicle registrations. It is also important for members to inform the club of employment changes such as retirement or new company, address and contact information. Members opting for MACPay and electronic statements may not realize that the club no longer has a current address on file and that club mailings are being returned. More information is available under “parking” at theMAC.com or by calling the Concierge Desk at 503-517-7235.
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Annual MAC Member Satisfaction Survey in October This is an abbreviated version of the club’s five-year membership survey, which helps guide club policy in between years as club leaders make decisions about the future. The club administers the survey every October to remain consistent. The survey takes less than five minutes to complete, and provides space for members to provide additional feedback. Complete a survey online at theMAC.com, or pick up a hard copy at the Concierge’s Desk. The club also sends surveys via email to members who have a valid email address on file.
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Family Statements Continued from page 23 to have their children’s charges included on their monthly MAC statements. This option is also available to members to take financial responsibility for other related members. To arrange this service, the primary members simply contact the membership department with the information of the other accounts they wish to pay. Once set up, the monthly statement for the primary account will reflect all dues and charges for each of the subaccounts attached to it. If the primary account is on MACPay, the entire balance will be drawn from the primary member’s back account each month. The memberships rwemain separate in all other respects. However, if a primary member’s account becomes inactive for any reason, the membership department will notify the associated members to resume responsibility for paying their accounts. Likewise, if a member no longer wishes to be financially responsible for another account, they may have the service removed by contacting membership staff. This new billing option is one of the enhancements made possible by the new Northstar club management software. For more information visit the Member Services Office, contact email@example.com or call 503-517-7265.
Trail Blazer Games TriMet Tickets MAC members dining in one of the club’s restaurants before attending a Trail Blazer home game may request TriMet tickets to take MAX to and from the Moda Center. The members simply show that evening’s restaurant receipts to the Front Desk attendant to receive transit tickets. Because TriMet increased fares, the club has adjusted the minimum dining receipt for complimentary tickets to $15 per adult. The minimum receipt remains $8 for honored citizens (ages 65 and older or disabled) and youth (ages 7 through 17). For each person in the party that meets the per person minimum, the club offers two TriMet tickets each good for two hours. Children younger than age 7 do not require a ticket to ride MAX. Receipts from Sports Pub, Men’s Bar, MACtinis and Joe’s are accepted.
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Members are reminded that the dress code for the Men’s Bar requires a collared shirt for men, and that shorts are not allowed from October 1 through April 30. The TrailBlazers preseason tips off Monday, Oct. 7 with a home game at the Moda Center. The team’s first regular season home game is Friday, Nov. 1 against the Denver Nuggets. Read about special ticket deals for MAC members on page 50. Questions about Blazer game MAX tickets or other transit related issues may be directed to Security Manager Dennis Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-517-7256. WM
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MAC’S COMMITTMENT TO LOCAL FOOD goes beyond the walls of its kitchen. Many of the club’s members are deeply involved in the local food movement, some of them supplying items to MAC. Here are a few of their stories. f you’ve dined in the club lately, there’s a good chance you tasted something grown, made or caught in the Pacific Northwest. MAC Executive Chef Philippe Boulot and his culinary team work hard to find locally sourced food and beverages, bringing members meat, vegetables, fish, beer, wine, spirits and even salt from the region. And in some cases, those foods may have even come from your fellow members. MAC is home to both veterans and newcomers on the local food scene. On one hand there’s John Duyn, CEO and president of Carlton Farms, whose family has been providing meat to the region’s restuarants and butchers for 57 years. Then there’s Kelly Wood, who over
the past 10 years, has turned a small and neglected plot of land off of West Burnside into a small but thriving community-supported farm, selling weekly shares of her vegetables, eggs, honey and goat’s milk to her members. Duyn and Wood are just two of the members The Winged M caught up with to discuss their role in the local food movement. These certainly aren’t the only members who produce great, home grown products, but they represent four different and interesting aspects of local food and beverage production. Their stories vary, but each of the members featured in these pages plays a part in the region’s bustling local food movement.
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JOHN DUYN: CARLTON FARMS
The president and CEO supplies much of the pork and beef that is served in MAC restaurants. Portland is a pork town, and often the braised pork belly, bacontopped pastry or maple-brine pork chop you order in a restaurant hails from Carlton Farms. President and CEO, MAC member John Duyn, traces the company’s roots back to the sausage business his grandfather, father and uncle ran in the 1950s, Powell Valley Meats in southeast Portland. When his grandfather retired, his father and uncle segued into a meat-cutting business and from there, Carlton Farms evolved into the third-generation family business it is today. “I worked as most young men do in summers, driving trucks and helping with the meat processing,” says Duyn. He left Oregon to study accounting and marketing at Santa Clara University. After working in the Bay Area in California for four years, he missed the Pacific Northwest and the quality of life. “I was ready to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city and come back to Oregon,” he adds. When he returned to Portland, the fresh, local food movement was just beginning as chefs like Corey Schreiber, Greg Higgins and Philippe Boulot planted the seeds. “At that time there was nobody in a small business format that would create products that the local chefs wanted,” explains Duyn. “It was the perfect opportunity for me to establish a partnership with these chefs and build a quality product to their specifications.” Carlton Farms now partners with close to 10 different growers for their pork and Duyn visits each farm he works with throughout the year. “We’ve been doing business with most of the growers for 15 to 20 years,” says Duyn and most are second-generation farmers. “You need to take care of the producers, otherwise you don’t have product; and you need to take care of the processors, otherwise you don’t have anybody to harvest the animals,” he says. The company’s focus is on consistent quality. “If it’s not something we would take home and feed to our family, or feed to our friends, we are not going to sell it,” says Duyn. “It just needs to be that simple. That is what sets us apart.” Carlton Farms products, including beef procured from Wilson Cattle Company, are found in more than 500 restaurants across the state of Oregon.
His family legacy also lives on through Papa Jake’s Seasoning, a spice blend named for Duyn’s grandfather, Girard “Jake” Duyn, for small town farmer barbecues and celebrations. “The seasoning allows the flavor of the meat to shine through,” says Duyn. “You can use it on chicken, fish, beef and pork – we’ve even had people call us and say, ‘I absolutely love it on broccoli.’” When asked about a favorite pork dish, Duyn professes an affinity for all things pork, especially bacon and ham. “But as far as grilling, an inch-and-a-half thick bone-in pork chop on the grill is absolutely fabulous – juicy and tender as any steak,” he says. “And you pair it with an Oregon pinot noir, of course.”
CARLTON AT THE CLUB Carlton Farms makes their mark in MAC’s restaurants, particularly in the Men’s Bar, where they provide all of the steaks on the menu. In addition, Duyn, who is a longtime friend of Boulot, is providing an entire pig, smoked for 24 hours, for the club’s Beaujolais Nouveau event on Thursday, Nov. 21. “We work with John because he’s willing to select special dry-aged meat of the best quality,” Boulot says. “He’s also one of my hunting buddies.”
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BOB TURNER: INDIO SPIRITS
Bob Turner has a family history in spirits – his grandfather did a stint as a bootlegger in the 1930s. The nation’s first distillers guild was established in Oregon in 2007. As a state leading the locavore movement with farm fresh food, family-run wineries and craft beer, expanding to spirits made sense. “I read an article not long ago in the Wall Street Journal stating, ‘look out world, because we know what Oregon has done brewery-wise and what they’ve done with wine, now the new thing in the state is small distilleries and handcrafted spirits,’” says Bob Turner, president of Indio Spirits. A native Oregonian, Turner built a long-standing career in the spirits industry, working with national brands like Seagram Distillers and then Hood River distillers. He eventually launched and later sold his own successful company, Crown Century Distillers. He’s long been drawn to working in an industry where other people play. Turner met John Ufford, the founder of Indio Spirits, through brokering, and joined the company in 2005. At that time, the company was bottling by hand in a 2,500 square foot facility in downtown Portland. The brand began winning awards in vodka competitions, grew their product line and now sells in 31 states across the country. In November 2012, Indio Spirits moved into a 10,000 square foot operation near Tigard. “We have a high-speed bottling line that can do six cases a minute,” says Turner. Visitors can peek in at production, take a tour, and taste from a creative mix of flavored vodkas (think: Wasabi, Marionberry and Blood Orange) or the citrus-kissed Cricket Club Gin. Purists might gravitate to the eight-year old Snake River Stampede Canadian Whiskey (a sponsor of rising rodeo star Clint Cannon) or the James Oliver Rye Whiskey. The latter pays homage to Turner’s grandfather and his stint as a bootlegger in the early 1930s. “There’s
a nice tale written on the side of the label about him – it’s a true story that my father told me.” Whether through product development or marketing, the company is always innovating. “We want to grow,” says Turner, an avid reader and tracker of the latest industry trends. The newest release is Red Island Rum. “It’s a dark rum—it looks like molasses and has a nice spice,” he adds. As the Oregon spirits industry continues to grow, Turner finds the distilleries still share a sense of comraderie. “We all support one another,” he says. “People in Oregon are very loyal to Oregon.”
Spirit Stampede Unlike some brands who contract with others to distill their spirits, Indio moved their operations in-house, crafting favorites at their Tigard location. They have their own tasting room, but you can also sip an Indio selection at the Men’s Bar, which carries several of the company’s spirits. And if you want to explore even more of the Men’s Bar’s extensive spirits menu, make sure to stop by the monthly Brown Bottle Society on the first Saturday of every month at 6 p.m. in MACtinis.
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KELLY WOOD: AMARANTH PRODUCE
Kelly Wood’s farm is small, but she packs a lot of activity into her Portland-based CSA. Two ducks waddle between rows of carrots and potatoes at Amaranth Produce, a tiny yet prolific farm less than two miles from downtown Portland. “I just love them,” says head farmer Kelly Wood, clad in gardening clogs and holding a bouquet of just-picked sweet pea blossoms. The gray duck goes by Dorian, and the white one responds to Betty. The duo gifts two eggs every morning, which eventually find their way into one of six produce-filled baskets Wood creates each week for customers during her farming season. Straight ahead, a colorful mix of Rhode Island reds, Araucanas, black Australorps, silver laced Wyandottes and Chanteclers cluck and strut below a draping kiwi vine. At the far end of the property, another flock of chickens dwelln surrounded by blackberry vines. “I call that the eggloo,” says Wood. When she and her husband first moved into their home, set on five acres, the property was a blackberry field gone wild. Wood slowly cleared the land and began growing vegetables for fun. “If I grow it, he cooks it,” she says of her husband. “The business began because of tomatoes and zucchini.” An ample crop of both led Wood to experiment with selling to farmers markets, restaurants and then retail. “I’m happiest with the CSA model,” she says. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. Wood offers six “shares” a season – a weekly basket filled with what’s ripe from her half-acre farm for 20 weeks out of the year. “I used to say I was a gardener,” says Wood, as she surveys close to 30 raised garden beds, a mini-orchard and a tower of hops for her husband’s home brewing. “After the animals, I started saying farmer.” In addition to the ducks and chickens, Wood raises three goats and tends to two honeybee hives. “I’m constantly learning new things,” she says, “that’s one reason I love my job.” The goat milk is for the chevre she makes each week – she’s also made cheddar, mozzarella and provolone. “I’m planning to try Parmesan over the winter,” she says. Wood is a self-taught cheesemaker and more recently, beekeeper. “My mom used to keep bees,” she says. Wood dug up her mom’s old suit, smoker and bee boxes when her husband wanted to make mead.
Now jars of honey, along with cut flowers (zinnias, dahlias) and other products to extend the season are added to each weekly basket. “There’s only so much fresh produce you can eat,” she says, standing near her row of sauce tomatoes. “Everyone gets a quart or two of tomato sauce.” This year she plans to add pickled beans. In the past she’s make blackberry jam, blackberry cordial and applesauce. “Every year I revise something, and every year I seem to be able to tackle a different vegetable,” she adds. The lush vegetable beds read like a garden encyclopedia, sprouting from arugula and acorn squash to snow peas and pie pumpkins. “I get almost immediate turnaround for my work in the garden,” says Wood, as she leans down to pluck a bright yellow ground tomato and pops it into her mouth.
Fresh from the farm Amaranth is a little small to sell to MAC, but Boulot and his culinary team manage to find some larger farms that provide fresh, organic produce. Walnut Hill Farms in Canby provides the organic greens, vegetables, beans and fresh herbs in many of MAC’s salads. Boulot has known farmer Tim Gilmer for two decades, and appeared on an episode of PBS’s Chef’s Afield with him. “Not only are Tim’s ingredients the best tasting, I know he farms without chemicals, and that’s important to me,” Boulot says.
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ART LARRANCE: CASCADE BREWING COMPANY AND RACCOON LODGE
Cascade Brewing is known for its sour beers, but they also make MAC’s M Pale Ale. Art Larrance’s resume could double as a list of some of the greatest achievements in Oregon brewing history. He was a co-founder of Portland Brewing Company, co-founder of the enormously popular Oregon Brewers Festival, helped to craft the state’s brewpub legislation, and is the founder and owner of the Raccoon Lodge and the inimitable Cascade Brewing. And for MAC members, there is one more item of interest: Larrance, a 46-year member of the club, created MAC’s M Pale Ale. The beer, a fixture around the club for more than a decade, is brewed by Cascade, the company Larrance founded in 1998. While M Pale is a traditional take on a common Northwest style, Cascade is best known for its sour ales, which have garnered national praise – a New York Times tasting panel named the brewery’s Cascade Kriek its favorite sour beer in 2011, selecting it over options from Belgium. Much like the Pacific Northwest’s IPA scene was born from the region’s abundant hops, Larrance and Cascade brewmaster Ron Gansberg migrated to sours thanks to the riches of the region. Oregon provides easy access to both used wine barrels and great local fruit, both essential components in many sour beers. Cascade started with a handful of oak barrels in 2005, and by 2009 was winning gold medals at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival in Denver. While Casacde’s award-winning beers owe a nod to Belgium, they are often made with Northwest ingredients. In 2009, Cascade used
4,500 pounds of Bing and sour pie cherries to make their Cascade Kreik, Sang Royale and Sang Noir specialty ales. Larrance and Gansberg drove to Yakima, Wash. one year to pick up 2,500 pounds of apricots for an ale. More than a ton of white wine grapes went into The Vine ale. Larrance opened the Raccoon Lodge in Southwest Portland when he established Cascade in 1998. The wild success of the company’s sours led to the opening of Cascade Barrel House in Southeast Portland. The a 7,100-square-foot former produce warehouse includes a pub, along with hundreds of oak barrels the brewery uses to age its beer.
Beer Sider There is only one place in town to find M Pale Ale, and that’s at MAC. But the club is offering up unique opportunities to try other regional brews at the new beer tasting and pairing monthly events. Sous Chef Deanna Bascom developed the series when she took over as chef of the Sports Pub, creating a number of specialty dishes that pair with the evening’s beers. On Friday, Oct. 25, Bascom pairs dishes like turkey osso bucco and carnitas with Rogue ales. Specialty entrees include a pint of a featured Rogue beer.
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Celebrate with friendly spirits
he friendly spirits swoop into MAC’s Grand Ballroom for a day of entertainment, activities and games as the Family Events Committee presents the Children’s Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2-4 p.m. The spooktacular entertainment line-up includes a veggie monster demo, fun for kids and parents alike, and a vampire magician. Returning by popular demand, the costume parade, which gives participating children the chance to show off their spooky attire. Participants may visit the witches’ kitchen, try some boo bowling, make a lollipop or flowerpot ghost, or assemble a candy kebob. The cost is $12 per member child and $15 per guest child. Parents are free. When registering, register both adults and children attending. Tickets on the day of the event are $17 per member and $20 per guest based on availability. There is limited space for this event.
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Activities Social Activities
Witches’ Ball Halloween is coming soon and there’s something scary brewing! The Social Activity Committee’s Secret Society of Witches invites members and their guests to join their ghoulishly fun event on Friday, Oct. 25 from 7:3010:30 p.m. There is broom valet parking for those members who fly in, costume contests for individuals and couples, frighteningly good snacks, special cauldron brews, and a haunted entrance guaranteed to give everyone chills. Attention zombies – anyone caught eating guests will be sent to the House Committee! This is the party of the year, where the dead come alive and the undead dance the night away, so make reservations early. Space is limited. The event is limited to members ages 21 and older. The cost to attend the Witches’ Ball is $32 for members and $38 for guests. The cost includes hors d’oeuvres, one glass of Witches’ Brew and a DJ playing disco, ’80s, ’90s and the music of today. Enjoy dinner in the Men’s Bar beforehand. Reservations are required. For more information, call Member Events at 503-517-7265 or register online at theMAC.com.
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Holiday Fashion Show This year’s event is on Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 11. See page 42 for details. Quick Register ME622 and ME623
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Holiday Decorating Friday, Nov. 29 through Monday, Dec. 2. The Holiday Decorating Committee invites all members to join the fun of decorating MAC for the Holidays with this year’s theme: Peppermint Lane. To volunteer, contact Mandy Beasley at 503-517-7272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Open House Kick the holidays off with the annual indoor and outdoor tree lighting ceremonies and spend the evening at the club getting in the holiday spirit on Thursday, Dec. 5.
Join the holiday festivities with a morning of holiday crafts, music and socializing with fellow MAC families on Saturday, Dec. 14. Quick Register ME441
Holiday Mixer Meet-up On Thursday, Dec. 12, back by popular demand is an event for singles of all ages. Features a White Elephant gift exchange and chance to meet new members.
New Year’s Eve Party Enjoy games and activities geared toward children ages 2-10. A live countdown from Times Square, and a champaigne toast for the adults. Quick Register ME590
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Activities Book Groups
A.M. Readers Revel in Suspense of Gone Girl
On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Morning Book Group discusses an irresistible summer thriller with a twisting plot similar to those of Alfred Hitchcock. Gone Girl by Gillyan Flynn is masterfully plotted from start to finish, with no wavering of suspense from page one. Future selections include Given Day by Dennis Lahane in November and book-sharing day in December. Morning Book Club meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month. Please check at the front desk for the meeting location. Call Member Services at 503-517-7265 with questions. –Rea Janes
The Race is on the Save the Queen Queen Elizabeth II, feeling her age, needs a pick-me-up. She’s thinking a visit to the retired royal yacht, moored near Edinburgh, could be just the ticket. With minimalist computer skills, she checks the train schedule for outbound trips to Scotland before quietly leaving Buckingham Palace on a rainy London day, wearing a borrowed hoodie. Alone, without her usual company of escorts, the queen sees a different side of London while her staff discovers she is missing. Following clues, a colorful cast of royal attendants scurry to head her off before the press and security become aware that the queen is missing. In the novel Mrs. Queen Takes the Train, all the ancillary characters come to life; a lady-in-waiting, a butler, an equerry, the stable girl, a dresser and the clerk from the cheese-supply shop. Comic and poignant, fast-paced and clever, this delightful debut tweaks the pomp of the monarchy, going beneath its rigid formality to reveal the human heart of the woman at the center. Join the Evening Literary Readers as they discuss Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William
Designer Garrison Hullinger shows members how to turn store-bought flowers into stunning arrangements during a Culture and Style luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 24. Kuhn on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in one of the private dining rooms. Come catch a train to Scotland. –Martha Godfrey Dixon
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Turn Your Holiday Table into a Masterpiece Don’t spend too much money on storemade holiday floral arrangements – learn how to make them instead. Members leave this luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. armed with knowledge and skills to create beautiful floral arrangements and wreaths for their holiday tablescape. Luncheon attendees watch Garrison Hullinger and his team perform live floralarranging demonstrations. Garrison demonstrates and talks about how to make grocery store bouquets beautiful and magazine-worthy. Attendees learn how to put their own spin on it or turn it into a centerpiece. He also discuss the following topics: • What flowers are in season during the winter months? Continued on page 39
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Balladeers Welcome New Director Scott Tuomi
r. Scott Tuomi, director of choral and vocal activities at Pacific University, is the new Music Director for the Balladeers. He was chosen from “a really impressive group of applicants,” according to Balladeer Chair Dan Scribner. “My main goal is for everyone – including me – to have fun. Then, it’s to build on the excellent work of Doug Cooley and Roger Doyle, to help people with vocal issues to continue to raise the level of the group’s musicianship,” said the 54-year-old Rex Putnam High School graduate who earned his Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance at USC, an MST at Portland State, and vocal performance DMA at the University of Arizona. He’d like to involve the Balladeers in some men’s festivals, “mostly younger groups, but we’d be able to show them that you can keep singing throughout your life,” Tuomi said of the 35-member MAC choral group. Tuomi’s interest in the Balladeers was sparked by long-time Balladeers Music
Director Roger Doyle, for whom he performed in several Gilbert and Sullivan Mock’s Crest productions. “Roger talked a lot about this group and I’ve thought for some time that I’d like a chance to lead it,” he said, adding he hoped to have a lengthy association. Besides Pacific, Tuomi is Director of Music at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Portland and choral conductor at a host of northwest choral festivals. He has been tenor soloist with the Oregon and Florida symphonies, the Prague Sinfonietta, several opera companies, and classical choral ensembles. He has an impressive discography, including as featured soloist in the Rachmaninoff Vespers with the Portland Symphonic Choir. Tuomi is married to Leslie Walters Tuomi. They have sons Jenson Richard, 20, and Duncan Edward, 18. Besides singing, interests include fishing, gardening, cooking and photography. The Balladeers first practice of the new season, which is open to new members, is on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. No auditions required. Be one of the first to welcome the new director and join this fun, all-male music group. For more information, please call 503-517-7265.
All are welcome at Balladeers open rehearsal
Balladeers Director Scott Tuomi was recently hired as the musical group’s new director.
With a new director at the helm, the Balladeers start their fall season with an open rehearsal and social gathering in the Cornerstone Lounge on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. New director Scott Tuomi hopes “anyone who loves the sounds of a men’s choir and is interested in seeing and hearing what we do will attend.” An open rehearsal gives people who aren’t in the ensemble an opportunity to see what goes on in a rehearsal, added
Tuomi, who is head of choral music at Pacific University in Forest Grove, and conducts several other area choral ensembles, and as a tenor, has an impressive discography and performance list. “It’s a wonderful way to share how much fun it is to participate in group music making, and it may encourage others who have been curious about joining to take that leap of faith and give the ensemble a try,” he said. The Balladeers have grown to around 35 members over the last few years and continue to perform at club functions and outside the club throughout the academic year. The ideal size for a group like the Balladeers, said Tuomi, “is as large as possible – seriously! About 60 would be simply awesome. Fifteen per section would allow us to do all kinds of things.” His initial plan – “after discovering the culture and how the Balladeers fit into the community” – is to introduce new music and recruit new members over time. “Choirs are often communities within communities. The Balladeers are a community within Multnomah Athletic Club,” he said. Choir members “get to know and care for each other and become friends singing together.” Tuomi’s goals for the group, which practices at MAC each Thursday, are to have fun, to learn and to improve. “I’d like to continue the current performing traditions, and when appropriate, offer new opportunities for the gentlemen to combine with other men’s groups where we can all share the joy and camaraderie of singing men’s music together,” he says. For more information on the Balladeers, please contact Mandy Beasley at 503-517-7272 or stop by a rehearsal on any Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the third floor Activities Classroom. –John Wykoff WM October 2013
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Activities A Cultural Critique in Exquisite Jewelry
Holiday Table Continued from page 35 • Selecting flowers that are long-lasting. • What containers work best and where to find them? • What products are needed to create a lasting floral arrangement? • Steps to take in order to begin arranging flowers/greenery. • How to care for floral arrangement. • How to design a tablescape around a floral arrangement. Known for his kind and amiable manner, Hullinger, owner and principal, has developed trusting relationships with his clients, who turn to him time and again for new projects. Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc. maintains a small staff to ensure personal attention to every detail throughout each design process. GHID believes in creating sophisticated, functional and intimate environments. Their team works together to create distinctive designs, which are tailored to the lifestyle and desires of each client from inception to completion.
David Margulis discusses rare jewels, like those worn by Queen Matilde of the Netherlands, during an upcoming Culture and Style luncheon. Throughout the luncheon, floral arrangements and flower arrangement kits are given away to attendees. This luncheon is hosted by the Culture and Style Committee. The cost is $22 per member and $24 per guest. To register, go to theMAC.com or call 503-571-7265.
From royal to classic Hollywood to elegant discretion, what makes great estate and vintage jewelry? On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Portland’s finest vintage, antique and estate jeweler can be found speaking at MAC. David Margulis of Margulis Jewelers speaks as part of the Culture and Style Luncheon Series. See who’s made their mark, both designer and adorner. Would you like to be in the know about vintage jewelry and vintage style? What’s current, what’s hot and what’s not? Learn from the best, the longtime purveyors of antique and estate jewelry for over 81 years. Through the years, Margulis Jewelers has become known for its extensive estate collection. As a member of the Society of Jewelry Historians, David Margulis is uniquely qualified on any matter regarding estate jewels. For a lifetime David Margulis has searched for the best jewelry designs throughout the world on numerous trips covering Europe, India, Asia, South America and Africa. Continued on page 42
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1. MAC Child Care teacher Nichole Lyonnais and Mensie Kidd wear their new “I MAC Child Care” T-shirts in the remodeled Child Care play room. 2. Mike Carver goes for the layup as Jimmy Bennetts defends during the 30th anniversary edition of the Outdoor 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Strohecker’s Park. 3. The 2013 Outdoor 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament champions, from left, Jake York, Jimmy Bennetts and Michael Holton, earn their engraved plate on the timehonored plaque. 4. Recently returned from an exhibition of his work at the Venice Biennale, Northwest artist James Lavadour is welcomed by members at his artist reception and lecture. From left are Sue Horn-Caskey, Wendy Wells, Deborah Chessar, Melissa Naito, Mary O’Connor, Jane Beebe of
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PDX Contemporary Art, Lavadour, Pat Vessely, Judy Vogland and Margot Voorhies Thompson. The club recently acquired one of his expressive paintings, Spring 111. 5. Darlene Cusick, Tracy Prince and Mary Seitz get ready to sing the songs of Cole Porter at the MelloMacs Open Rehearsal and Annual Kickoff. 6. Alec Hoffman attends his first day of the My MAC Playschool Huckleberries class in the Junior Lounge. Playschool runs to midJune and follows the Portland Public School schedule. 7. Participants of the Outdoor Department’s Adventure Week Summer Camp had the opportunity to kayak and stand up paddle board near Willamette Falls in Oregon City. 8. Aliyah Blank struts the Grand Ballroom runway in classic, oldschool apparel from Dennis Uniform at the popular Back to School Fashion Show.
Family Fridays The first Family Fridays event of the 2013-2014 season featured the Spotty Dotty 5 Spots Fitness Fun program. The fun included X-Band Moving and Playing, the “Spotty Dotty SAYS” Game, and the new Enhance Dance. There were door prizes and givaways, in addition to the regular activities – inflatables, open gym, rock climbing, swimming and a movie.
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9. Maxwell, Colin and Kristine Mackenzie 10. Santiago, Eloina and Elias Franco 11. Payton, Harper and Vincente Harrison 12. Quinn McCarthy 13. Zach and Ava Davenport 14. Sandy Larkins, Anne Griffin and Angela Ekelof
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For the first dance of the 2013-2014 school year, the Junior Events Committee invited MAC members in seventh and eighth grades to kick off the school year with the Back to School Bash Junior Dance on Friday night, Sept. 13. TIM GUNTHER (all Junior Dance photos)
15. Sasha Brickowski, Claire Go, Laney Hergenhan, Caroline Hrabal, and Gwynn Llewelyn 16. Camilla Morse, Ameya Okamoto and Mai Texerman 17. Bella Ray and Ivan Eisner 18. Elaina Norman, Grace Mathews and Amy Menedez 19. Gwynn Llewelyn, Riley Chin and McKean Farnell OCTOBER 2013
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Exquisite Jewelry Continued from page 39 Learn who and what the icons are in enduring style and lasting design in the culture of jewelry. Learn what it is within the periods of vintage jewelry that have stood the test of time and find your own favorite classic, or for that matter, your own maverick jewel. This luncheon is from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost is $23 per member and $25 per guest. To register, go to theMAC.com or call 503-571-7265. Quick Register ME639
Holiday Fashion Show: The Emerald Season Emerald: the color has been described as lively, radiant and lush. A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of wellbeing, balance and harmony. These words describe the feel of this year’s Holiday Fashion Show, which features classic attire, athletic apparel, cocktail attire and much more. The Culture and Style Committee presents the 2013 Holiday Fashion Show and luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 11. Do not miss out on this annual holiday tradition at the club. Members have been hosting tables of friends, family and guests for generations. Get a book club, Pilates, bridge, tennis or other group of friends together and enjoy the show. Member models have been working the runway at MAC for decades. This year, member models show off looks from a lineup that includes the following retailers:
EILEEN FISHER Great design is at the heart of EILEEN FISHER. It is an idea brought to life through clean lines, simple shapes and sensual fabrics. Their clothing strives to balance the timeless with the modern, and function with beauty.
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house of lolo While house of lolo strives to cater to each woman’s individual style, the lolo girl is personified by a confident strut, flirty demeanor, or effortlessly cool attitude; she’s got something that every girl envies. The Pearl District boutique offers a versatile and well-rounded selection of affordable West Coast designers and provides one-on-one styling services.
lululemon athletica Founded in Vancouver, B.C. in 1998, the first lululemon shared its retail space with a yoga studio. They have been growing ever since, and their technical yoga and running clothes are now available in countries all over the world. They make technical athletic
Hey Tweens, Up for a Challenge? MAC juniors ages 9 to 12 are invited to the club for a night of competition, challenge and chowing down on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. Tweens are able to decorate their own sweatband to then participate in challenges both mental and physical. The night features a game show, an extreme obstacle course and some fun trivia to stump even the most brilliant of the bunch. And did we mention prizes? Yes, win prizes throughout the night. In addition, enjoy a special surprise from a featured guest. No parents allowed! Pizza and soda are included. The cost to attend is $12 per member. Each member is allowed to bring one guest. Each guest is $14. For more information, contact 503-517-7265. Quick Register ME435
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The -M-porium The store features specialty and classic athletic attire and accessories, distinctive fashion and casual clothing, as well as men’s, women’s and children’s logo merchandise. The -M-porium also offers unique gift ideas, as well as a large selection of rotating seasonal goods.
Shop Adorn Adorn is a modern comfort boutique for the contemporary fashion maven. Much like its Beaumont neighborhood home, Adorn houses a collection of trendy yet timeless styles. If you’re looking for clothing that is both flattering and complementary to your current wardrobe, you’ve found the right place. Holiday Fashion Show reservations open on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 8 a.m. Seating assignments are in order of reservations. When reserving an entire table, the member is fully responsible for all reservations. Please see the menu below and select an option when registering. The cost of the event is $45 per person for both members and guests. Doors and social open at 11:15 a.m., lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. and the show begins at 12:30 p.m. For this special event there is a two-week cancellation policy. Menu options are: • Petite filet and prawns served with roasted root vegetables, sage fingerling potatoes and steamed broccoli • Gluten free: Chicken Normandy served with roasted root vegetables, sage fingerling potatoes and steamed broccoli • Vegetarian/vegan: Risotto with mushrooms, roasted butternut squash, and pearl onions Dessert is Winter Whiteout, a vanilla sponge cake layered with white chocolate mousse. For more information or to register, call Member Services at 503-517-7265 or go to theMAC.com
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Children’s Holiday Party on the Horizon Walk down Peppermint Lane into the Grand Ballroom for MAC’s annual Children’s Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The event is a funfilled morning of holiday crafts, music and Continued on page 44 October 2013
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MAC ID and a signed copy of the agreement on file to attend the dance. The cost is $13 for members and $15 for guests. Save the date for upcoming 2014 dances on Friday, Jan. 31, Friday, March 14 and Friday, May 30.
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Second Dance Welcomes Back Sixth Graders
Corn Syrup: The Sweet Taste, the Bitter Truth
The Junior Events Committee invites MAC members in sixth through eighth grades to the Junior Dance on Friday, Nov. 15 from 7-10 p.m. The committee is excited to welcome current sixth graders to their first dance of the school year. Registration opens one month before the dance and must be made online unless Internet is not accessible. Registration begins Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m. Members are able to reserve only one ticket during the first two weeks of registration. All reservations must be made under the junior’s name or member number.
Visit Peppermint Lane during the Children’s Holiday Party in November. Junior members may make a new reservation for a guest pass after the two-week, member-only registration period ends. If guest passes are available, junior members may register for one guest pass beginning Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 8 a.m. Register online or call as close to 8 a.m. as possible, as guest passes sell out quickly. The Junior Dance dress code, safety and dancing rules, as stated in the Junior Dance Agreement and Release of Liability, are strictly enforced. Juniors must have their
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.
The Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:30-8 p.m. High fructose corn syrup consumption in the United States has increased more than 100-fold in the last several decades, yet most consumers do not know what this ingredient is, what it does to the body or why so much
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Corn Syrup Continued from page 44 of it is made and consumed. This presentation, by Dr. Daniel L. Marks, a Professor in Pediatric Endocrinology and Director of the Oregon Child Health Research Center at OHSU, focuses on the basic biology of sugar consumption, with special emphasis on the impact of fructose on the development of human diseases. Participants examine historical context as they work to understand what kinds of food their bodies are designed to metabolize and why they crave certain things, and also covers some of the interesting history and politics behind corn and corn processing to better understand why this ingredient is so prevalent in food supplies. Lastly, learn some simple actions that can help ease the burden of disease caused by excessive consumption of sugar in the modern diet.
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Monday, Oct. 14, 9-10:30 a.m. Now being turned into both a feature film and a Broadway musical, The Wrecking Crew is the dramatic, gripping, inside story about a small group of anonymous studio musicians who secretly played all the instruments in place of the real bands – The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Mamas and the Papas, and dozens more – on hundreds of hit records during the 1960s. The public never knew the truth about this. The secret has been safe for more than 40 years – until now. Please join the nationwide bestselling author, 2013 Oregon Book Award winner, and MAC member Kent Hartman for a fascinating multimedia presentation about his book The Wrecking Crew.
The Truth about Human Trafficking in Oregon Friday, Nov. 1, 9-10:30 a.m. Prosecutors, police officers and social service workers have long known that the sexual exploitation of children is a major problem in Portland. But for the first time, an academic study has quantified the scope of the problem. In this presentation, U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall discusses her commission of the study to assist social service providers
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in moving forward in creating much needed services and interventions for victims. The study confirms that Portland does indeed have a significant problem with children being forced into prostitution. The study’s authors say quantifying the problem can help lawmakers and others craft strategies to better combat the problem. Marshall has said that her office could do, “three times more cases if we could just keep these kids safe and sound long enough to testify.” Quick Register ME348
The Tao of Chip Kelly Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6:30-8 p.m. Chip Kelly lit up the football world as coach of the University of Oregon Ducks, leading the team to a 46-7 record, four BCS bowls and three topfive finishes in four exciting years. What is behind Kelly’s astonishing success? A lot more than just plays and strategies. Author and MAC member Mark Saltveit wrote a bestselling book called The Tao of Chip Kelly that looks at the remarkable philosophy and innovative management strategies the coach uses to mold his teams – strategies every leader or business manager can use. At this lecture, Saltveit explores those ideas and discusses the future of both the Ducks and Kelly’s new team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Quick Register ME348
A Second Life in the Andes of Ecuador Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6:30-8 p.m. While many baby boomers are downsizing to a simpler retirement lifestyle, Portland photographer and writer Judy Blankenship and her husband Michael Jenkins took a more challenging leap. They built a house in the Andes Mountains of southern Ecuador, 4,500 miles from their home in Portland. They now live half the year in Cañar, an indigenous community they came to know in the early ’90s, when Judy taught photography there. They are the only extranjeros (outsiders) in this cozy but chilly town at 10,100 feet, where every afternoon a spectacular mass of clouds rolls up from the river valley below and envelopes the town. Blankenship’s most recent book, Our House in the Clouds: Building a Second Life in the Andes of Ecuador, is available for purchase. Quick Register ME349 WM
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Activities 7 p.m. in the 3rd floor Activities Classroom, and there’s room for you to meet some very nice people, to have fun, and to learn music of the masters. –Leon Drennan
Anything Goes at Open Rehearsals Perhaps that statement needs clarification. Anything Goes is the theme of this year’s musical theme, based upon Cole Porter and his music. While junior MAC members may need to Google Cole Porter, most senior members can hum or whistle his tunes such as I’ve Got You (Under My Skin), I Love Paris, Begin the Beguine, and of course, Anything Goes. Porter was born in Peru. Not Peru, South America, but Peru, Ind. One of the original Tin Pan Alley composers, his music reflects the attitudes and ideals of his time, and audiences today still revere his works. What is This Thing Called Love? Who can say? But the MelloMacs say: “Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall in Love,” with the music of Cole Porter. By now, this year’s theme must be painfully obvious. If you would “get a kick” out of singing some great music while contributing greatly to the joy of older members of our metro area, then the MelloMacs extend to you a warm invitation to join them for open rehearsal. Rehearsals start promptly-ish at
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Nominations Open for McAlpin Award The Member Events Committee is accepting nominations for the prestigious McAlpin Award. This award is given to an individual who shows extraordinary service to the club in the area of social activities. The successful candidate shall represent the highest level of dedication and commitment to the club, and shall have exemplified qualities of leadership, committee participation and consistent service through the development and execution of the club’s social offerings. Nominations may be made by an individual or by a committee. The nominee may come from one or more of the following committees: Member Events, Culture and Style, Junior Events, Family Events, MelloMacs, Balladeers, Holiday Decorating, Social
Todd Husband, winner of the 2012 McAlpin Award. Activities, 20s/30s and the former Midday Luncheon Series, Entertainment, Singles and Women’s Activities committees; or have made an outstanding contribution to the social activities of the club. Consideration is also given to service on major committees and MACorps participation. The new recipient joins the ranks of former recipients: Jeff Gudman, John Herman, Evelyn Page, Susan Prows, Nancy Sergeant, Elaine Zehntbauer, Hazal Phillips, Barbara Crawford,
Activities Cary Taylor, Sheryl McDonald, Ellen Miller, Rea Janes, Bud and Janet Lewis, Rosalie Stevenson, Carol Wright, Barbara Ueltschi, Diana Callaway, Kris Freiermuth, Fred Ing, Richard Horswell and Todd Husband. This award is named after the first MAC president, Arthur McAlpin. If a member knows of a worthy candidate and would like to see him or her recognized for their efforts, they should email email@example.com, call 503-517-7269, or stop by Member Services and leave the nomination with Abby DenUyl. Nominations must be received by Friday, Nov. 15.
American Idiot Up Next at Keller Join MAC members for another season of incredible entertainment at the Keller Auditorium. Seats are assigned in the order of reservations received, so reserve early to guarantee the best seats. Motor coach transportation is included for all shows and departs MAC 30 minutes before the performance. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
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Thursday, Nov. 14 Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multiplatinum album, American Idiot boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. American Idiot contains adult content and strong language. The cost is $70 per ticket. Quick Register ME703
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Network with Members at Monthly MACNet Meeting Members and their guests are invited to practice networking skills and meet other MAC professionals at MACNet, the club’s business networking group, on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 a.m. The fee is $15 for members and $17 for guests. Quick Register ME301 and ME302 WM
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Basketball season has arrived, and MAC once again teams up with the Portland Trail Blazers to offer select VIP nights to some of the year’s biggest games. Members also have the opportunity to save money on processing fees for select games by buying tickets directly from the club’s ticket representative. Members may register for MAC VIP nights at an exclusive discounted ticket rate. VIP tickets include early entry on game night to watch the teams warm up and prep for the night’s game. The first 20 children to reserve will also get to high-five the Blazers court side before the game. The VIP games this year include matchups against the Miami Heat on Saturday, Dec. 28; San Antonio on Wednesday, Feb. 19; and Golden State on Sunday, March 16. Ticket prices range from $24 to $243 based on seating level and the game that is attended. For full pricing information, visit the “member discount” tab under the amenities menu at theMAC.com or contact Blake Wehling of the Trail Blazers at 503-963-3964 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and tell him you are a MAC member. WM
ATHLETICS Exploring Mongolia Take a virtual journey through the country’s rugged mountains and complex history Members and guests are invited to spend an evening with Ken and Candy Krebs while they share photographs and uniquely personal stories of their journey in Mongolia. Travel on horseback through the countryside to northern Mongolia to stay with the Tsaatan reindeer people, one of the last truly nomadic people in the world. Continue this unique adventure to western Mongolia to the Eagle Hunter’s Festival in Olgi. Bordered by Russia and China, Mongolia is the second largest landlocked country in the world, behind Kazakhstan. The country is marked by mountainous terrain, and nearly a third of the population is still considered nomadic or seminomadic. The presentation, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, is about an hour and allows time for questions. There is no charge, but registration is requested to ensure adequate seating for everyone. Guests are welcome. Register online on the Walking and Hiking webpage under Special Events, or call 503-517-7539. October 2013
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The cycling season continues with Wednesday night rides in October.
Support Your Team for the Civil War The Civil War blood drive at MAC is Tuesday, Nov. 12 and Wednesday, Nov. 13. Take advantage of this opportunity to save lives and score for your team – Ducks, Beavers or others. Stop by the MAC lobby or Athletic Entrance to register for a time on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or until full. You can also visit redcrossblood.org to register for an appointment time. Donation times are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and from 1-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
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MAC cyclists wrapped up their Second Saturday rides in September, but Wednesday Night rides continue through October. In years past, one of those October jaunts has been a “destination Wednesday” ride to the Blind Date at the Dairy cyclocross race at Alpenrose Dairy. Cyclocross is a sport that has been gaining a lot of popularity over the past several years for a number reasons: it appeals to everyone from kids to masters riders; the course usually includes mud; and there are hills and flats, as well as some technical single track one might see on a mountain bike trail. Cyclocross can be done on a mountain bike, but most participants choose to ride cross bikes, which are sort of a stout
version of a road bike, with drop handlebars and knobby tires. The races are very competitive, and the riders’ skill levels vary from novice to semi-pro. The action can get amped up as riders pass each other on various parts of the course, and riders’ skills on hills and flats are constantly put to the test. It’s become very rewarding to attend and participate in cyclocross. At any given race, one might find several MAC riders bombing down hills and jumping over barriers. The cycling committee strongly encourages riders of all ages to take advantage of this great event at a cool venue!
Coaches It’s been a terrific summer for MAC cyclists. The committee was fortunate to replace Member Coach Shari White with Jennifer Cree. Cree complements coaches Ian Penner and Craig Schommer well, with a great combination of experience, personality and passion for cycling. The Cycling Committee would like to thank all the current cycling coaches, as well as recently resigned coach Ben Jacobson, for all the work they have done for the MAC cycling program over the past season. The committee would also like to thank cycling committee member Mary Ross for hosting a series of cycling field trips around town. There was some very positive feedback from the short trips, and it’s something the committee would like to do again next summer.
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Continued from page 52 taking an active role in helping cyclists and soon-to-be cyclists get ready for the next season. Watch the bulletin board in the basement as well as articles in The Winged M for dates and times.
who fears the dark should carry a light. Feel free to wear a frightening costume to impress the other ghosts and goblins. The distance to the cemetery is about three miles each way; those who want to go only one way can hitch a ride back with their host spooks or take trusty TriMet bus line No. 15.
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The Early Birds celebrate Halloween with a spooky hike through the headstones of a historic cemetery during their traditional Spook Run/Walk on Friday, Oct. 31. Walkers and runners leave the turnaround around 5:15 a.m. for the historic Lone Fir Cemetery at Southeast Morrison Street and 20th Avenue. The oldest cemetery in the Portland area, Lone Fir is on the National Register of Historic Places and houses the graves of many important citizens. Early Bird savants are on hand to tell the story of some of the cemetery residents while serving delicious Halloween treats from 5:45-6:45 a.m. Anyone
Integrity is one of the many values inherent in the game of golf. Whether golfing alone or in a foursome, the game of golf provides players many opportunities to act with integrity: when a golfer plays the ball as it lies, counts penalty strokes, or writes down a bogey on your scorecard when your par putt lips out, for instance. Each day, golfers practice integrity multiple times throughout their round. Now itâ€™s time to be recognized for doing the right thing. The Golf Committee would like to start recognizing MAC members for their great achievements on the golf course.
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Report great shots for recognition in The Winged M. Help the committee by acting as an on-course reporter: anytime a member makes a hole-inone or an eagle, send in the details so those great shots are recognized in The Winged M. Send the following information to Chad Failla at email@example.com: name, date, course, hole number, hole-in-one or eagle, yardage, clubs used, names of other MAC members in the group and any other details.
Athletics Have more fun, Tee it Forward The PGA Initiative, Tee it Forward, is appearing at more and more courses nationwide. Tee it Forward encourages players of all ages and all abilities to move up one set of tees, score better and have more fun! Would you like to have shorter yardages into the green? Would you like to hit your approach shot with an iron instead of a wood? Would you like to play faster? Would you like to have more birdie opportunities and shoot a lower score? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, next time you play, Tee it Forward and hit higher lofted clubs into the green. â€“ Robyn Lorain
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Improving Sports Performance, the Upper Extremities In this continuing series of articles of how to improve sports performance, the specifics of the smaller muscles of the upper extremities and the neck/head are discussed. The rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder comprise four small muscles, three on the back of the scapula and one on the front; all four attach to the head of the humerus, encapsulating most of this ball. The forearm muscles, of which there are many, provide flexion, extension and rotation of the hand; notably, the flexor muscles are usually the strongest. The most prominent, and important, neck muscles are the pair of long, thin rotators, the sternocleidomastoids and the trapezius. These show muscles flex, extend and rotate the head. Exercises that strengthen these parts improve performance and reduce the risk of injury. As always, seek health professional advice before starting any exercise program. Interestingly, despite its name, the primary function of the rotator cuff is to stabilize the humeral head by pulling it inward and down into the socket while the show muscles provide the major forces of rotation, lifting, throwing, etc. Isolating the rotator cuff during training is more difficult as these muscles unconsciously activate during shoulder movement. The best method of doing this is to consciously keep the scapula down and chest up during the following exercises. While standing and using very light dumbbells, (1-6 lbs.), hold them at your side, thumb up and out. Slowly raise the weights directly in front Continued on page 56
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Continued from page 55 of you (flexion) to shoulder height, keeping the elbows fully extended, then down. Next, raise the weights directly to the side (abduction), or half way between (scaption), then down. Because the rotator cuff is weak relative to the deltoid, you will fatigue it rather quickly. Advanced exercises make use of the color-coded rubber tubing with handles and give greater ranges of motion and resistance. For the next rotator cuff exercise, lie on your side with top elbow flexed at 90 degrees, hand across your abdomen holding a light weight (1-6 lbs.). Keeping the elbow at 90 degrees and firmly anchored at the side, slowly rotate the weight up as far as possible, then back to the starting position; a folded towel 3-5 inches thick can be placed under the elbow for improved support and comfort. Another, more advanced rotator cuff exercise is the prone horizontal lift. Again using light weights, lie face down on a bench with the head extended off the edge and arms out to the sides at 90 degrees. Slowly raise the weights with the thumb up as far as possible, then down. Forearm exercises can be done almost anywhere and anytime by making use of the sponge grip or light weights, 1-6 lbs. For flexion, simply place the arm on a flat surface with the wrist over the edge, palm up; flex the weight up and down slowly. Now place the forearm so the thumb is pointed up instead. Moving the weight in this arm position works the lesser-used muscles of abduction and adduction. Finally, place the forearm palm down to work the extensor muscles, the weakest link in this group. Make use of the sponge grip differently by changing the hand position while squeezing; you will find it more difficult when the hand is extended. Handball players traditionally have extremely tight and overdeveloped flexor muscles in the forearm compared to the extensors. Neck exercises are extremely important and almost always neglected. Remember, any head movement causes the vestibular organs of the inner ear that control balance to unconsciously fire those small muscles of the legs. Minimizing head movement reduces their fatigue and allows more concentration on the primary head function: eye position. It is well known in most sports that pulling the head during execution reduces accuracy and power. Simple neck exercises include tilting the head side to side and front and back
Athletics using a hand/arm to provide the resistance. Slowly move the head across the entire range of motion while applying a moderate force with the hand/arm, remembering to keep the shoulder down and chest up. The player who adds these exercises, over time, improves their handball performance while reducing the risk of injury. Additionally, like the leg exercises of the second article, the time commitment is minimal. Now execute!
Tournament time The Benevento Turkey Tournament is only a month away. Be sure to register for your chance to win a Thanksgiving turkey. Register with or without a partner. This year’s event is Monday, Nov. 18, Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Friday, Nov. 22. Just around the bend from this event is the annual Irv Alten Holiday Classic. Play is on handball/racquetball courts 1-10 on Saturday, Dec. 14. Register early. Quick Register HB017 and HB012
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ry coed indoor soccer at one of MAC’s upcoming open play events. MAC soccer hosts a series of events intended to give high school-age junior members a chance to play in pick-up games on the enclosed indoor soccer field at Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Southwest Portland. The bubble is a 2,000-square-foot, climate-controlled, indoor sports facility in Southwest Portland. The 65- by 159-foot field sports brand new, state of the art turf. The 90-minute events consist of a short introduction and warmup before participants are organized into two teams for play during the remaining time. This is a great opportunity for juniors to try out indoor soccer at the same facility that the MAC coed indoor team is playing at starting in November. It is also a great chance to meet other junior members interested in playing on a team. The sessions take place Saturday, Oct. 5 and Oct. 19, from 2:30-4 p.m. The cost of each event is $5. Register online at theMAC.com.
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MAC Coed Indoor Team In November, MAC soccer fields a coed indoor soccer team for high school-age junior members in a league hosted at the MJCC. The indoor league session begins Sunday, Nov. 10, and lasts eight weeks, with games scheduled for Sundays. The plan is to keep this team actively playing through the spring (three sessions), so there are many opportunities to join a MAC team during the year. MAC is having open registration periods prior to each season. For those who can’t play this season, but who would be interested in playing in an upcoming season, there is a waitlist. Establishing a wait list for a particular season helps track demand and facilitate the creation of new teams. \Join the wait list by emailing Assistant Athletic Director Pete Greer at email@example.com. Register online at theMAC.com. The cost per session is approximately $25. Quick Register SO211-212 (open) and SO213 (league) WM
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Personal trainer Molly Sparkman teaches a group personal training class on the TRX suspension system on Mondays, starting Oct. 7.
Knee Injuries Continued from page 57 at both conservative and operative treatments of numerous sports injuries. Ellis performed his undergraduate training at the Johns Hopkins University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was an Academic All-American basketball player. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his internship and residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle. He finished his training as a sports fellow at Washington University in St. Louis. During his fellowship, Ellis was on the medical staff for the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues professional sports teams. Registration assists with the planning process. To register, visit theMAC.com or call Integrative Fitness Coordinator Keri Donovan at 503-517-7539. Quick Register IF106
Shoulder Pain On Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m., Integrative Fitness welcomes Dr. Anthony Wei for a talk on shoulder pain. Shoulder pain is a common complaint among the active. Gardening, basketball, tennis and swimming
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all can aggravate shoulders, and as one ages, shoulder ailments become more frequent. Rebound physicians are the team doctors for the Portland Trail Blazers, the Portland Winterhawks and several collegiate teams.
Give Workouts a Boost with TRX Class Join MAC personal trainer Molly Sparkman in a group personal training session covering a series of full body exercises, from the beginner to advanced level, on the TRX suspension trainer. The TRX suspension trainer is the original, best-in-class workout system that leverages gravity and bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. The user is in control of how much she wants to challenge herself on each exercise â€“ because one can simply adjust body position to add or decrease resistance. Classes are at 7 a.m. and noon from on Mondays, from Oct. 7 to Nov. 11, and the cost is $25 per class Contact Molly Sparkman for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-2236251, ext. 819.
Open House Offers Something for Everyone All ages are invited to the MAC Pilates Open House on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6:308:30 p.m. for sport-fitness and fun for the whole family. The Pilates Committee and entire Pilates training staff showcase two fun Pilates workout experiences and offer information on the MAC program and how to get started in classes and sessions. The evening begins in Studio 1 at 6:30 p.m. with a focus on sport-specific stations for golf, running and handball and racquet sports. Next, come to the Pilates Studio to learn about the Pilates cardio-circuit. Instructors take members through a fun circuit workout utilizing all apparatus in the Pilates studio. Members can either participate or observe. The evening includes a no-host bar, refreshments and healthy snacks. There are door prizes, including free 30-minute private Pilates sessions.
Fall Fun with Intramural, Tournaments Racquetball fall intramurals are underway. Stop by, watch the fun and grab a beer any Thursday evening through Nov. 14. Winter Intramurals begin Dec. 12 and the draw party is Dec. 5. To take a break from fall play during the winter season players must opt-out of intramurals by calling 503-517-7592.
Three tournaments on tap The annual Halloween Doubles Tournament is a frightfully fun event just before Halloween. It is family friendly and juniors are welcome to sign up with adults. This year the event is Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29. Sign up online or in the racquetball lounge.
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MAC’s ski racing team holds its first meeting in October, while the rest of the ski program kicks off during Ski Movie Night on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Racquetball Continued from page 61 a doubles partner and get ready for some rousing competition. All levels and categories are welcome. Quick Register RB129
Ski Racing Team Kicks Off in October MAC’s coaching staff is dedicated to helping skiers at all levels improve their technique and achieve their ski racing goals. The MAC ski racing team trains primarily at Mount Hood Meadows, which supplies areas for gate training. MAC’s philosophy is to incorporate a significant amount of free skiing to compliment gate training. MAC skiers have successfully competed in local and state competition. Since the team was founded in 1998, racers have qualified for the Buddy Werner Regional Championships and for the Junior Olympics. The MAC Buddy Werner Regional Championship teams have posted fantastic results among 25 Northwest teams: 2006, first overall; 2007, second in women’s; 2008, first overall; and 2009, first in women’s.
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MAC offers a wide variety of programs designed to meet skiers’ individual needs, from early development to advanced technical training, and from early childhood to adult. MAC believes skiing should be fun and enjoyable for racers of all levels and ages. All ski program costs are to be announced and there will be an orientation meeting at MAC on Sunday, Oct. 20. This gives members an opportunity to learn about all the programs and meet MAC’s superior coaching staff.
Ski Movie Night Get ready for the snow! The Outdoor Activity Program’s 10th annual movie night is approaching! OAP brings members Matchstick Production’s latest and greatest film, McConkey, a tribute to one of the legends of extreme skiing. This event is held in the Main Ballroom on Thursday Nov. 7, and is open to members and their guests. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are $15 purchased in advance. Last year’s show was sold out so plan ahead for a great evening! Participants enjoy a casual dinner and have an opportunity to see cutting edge equipment displays. In addition, Mount Hood Meadows is at the club taking season pass pictures. Anyone who has purchased a season pass can avoid the rush for photos at the mountain.
Athletics There is also information available about the MAC’s impressive competitive and recreational ski programs.
Sunday ski bus MAC’s Sunday ski program runs four consecutive weeks in February. The Sunday Ski Program offers something for everyone in the family. The Sno-Blaster Program is designed for children in first through eighth grades (no exceptions) and is an all-day, supervised program. This is a terrific program for kids and a good way to improve skiing or snowboarding skills quickly. In this program, children are supervised at all times – by the Mount Hood Meadows ski instructor during lessons and MAC chaperones during lunch. Lessons are scheduled twice a day, for two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon. The skiers provide their own lunch (they are encouraged to bring backpacks). Chaperoned bus transportation is offered to all club members and their guests. The bus to loads at MAC at 6:30 a.m. and leaves the club between 6:45-7 a.m. The bus returns to the Turnaround at approximately 5:30 p.m. Prices vary. Bus, lift and lesson options are available for all age groups. It’s easy to register for the MAC Sunday bus at Mt. Hood Meadows! To sign up go to www.skihood.com/go; enter the MAC group’s GOCode, 1163260; select program products and check out; download the release and medical forms and send completed forms to Chad Failla in the Outdoor Department at email@example.com. For more information, contact Failla at 503-517-7574.
Other programs MAC also offers a popular midweek ski bus to Mount Hood Meadows on Thursdays beginning in January, the PACRATS adult ski racing team, a spring break trip to Sun Valley, Idaho, snowshoeing throughout the state and more. Read more about all of MAC’s ski and snow sport programs in a feature in the November issue of The Winged M.
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Athletics Box League Continued from page 63 players of all levels of ability signed up, with ages ranging from 10 to about 70 years old. There are 10 boxes of four to five people per box, and matches are played every month, with two players moving up a box and two players moving down a box every month. That means there are always fresh people to play. New players can join any month. Thursday open play, aka round robin, has been going strong all summer and continues in the fall. It takes place from 5-7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Just show up and play with people in different boxes and different skill levels. The winner stays on the court for a maximum of two games and then swaps with those players who are waiting. There is a sign-up board outside the court. Juniors can play during the sessions, but must be at least 13 years old or play at a women’s or men’s D level. The Doubles League also starts up again in September. This year there is a doubles referee/rules clinic Oct. 17 with Brian Covernton, the longtime doubles player and referee based in Vancouver, Canada. Brian goes through basic rules and point-and-let situations. During the weekend of Oct. 4 and 5, doubles players from Calgary are in town for a tournament with MAC players. Family Clinic is on Sundays again this year: All levels and ages of players are welcome to attend. Play is supervised by member coaches and the older junior players. Don’t
Junior squash players were active in tournaments over the summer, and look forward to the new season.
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Open Water Swimmers Dominate State Events
MAC’s open water swimmers won several events during the summer season. have a racquet or eye gear? No worries. There’s extra equipment available.
Juniors in tournaments It was a busy summer for MAC Juniors playing in tournaments. The results from the latest tournament, the Decathalon Club Junior Open in California in August, were mixed: Rowan Schnebly won first place in the BU11 division; Gordon Lam came in the 7-8 position in the BU13 Classic Plate semifinals;
Teddy Siker came in the 19-20 position in the BU13 Plate semifinals; Vaughan Siker came in the 19-20 position in the BU15 Plate semifinals; and Matthew Bernstein placed 13-16 in the Consol 7 round. On the weekend beginning Friday, Nov. 8, MAC hosts the Oregon Squash Champions for adults and the Oregon Singles Bronze Junior. –Nancy Keates
MAC masters swimmers have kept busy this summer with several open water swims. Foster Lake Cable Swims took place in June with 70-plus swimmers racing out and back along a mile-long cable stretched across Foster Lake near Sweet Home. The water temperature was a very comfortable 70 degrees and the sky was clear. Representing the MAC masters team were Can Ergenekan, Lindsey Ergenekan, Scott Sullivan and Christian Tujo. The cable swims featured two distances, the one and two mile. Lindsey Ergenekan finished first in the 30-34 age group in both of her swims. Lindsey’s motto this year is Cat. 1, referring to her choice of swimsuit during races. Open water swimmers have a choice in either wearing a wet suit (Cat. 2) or wearing just a regular swimsuit (Cat. 1). Can Ergenekan, also exclusively Cat. 1, won the 40-44 age group, placing him in pole position for the Overall Oregon Open Water Champion award. Scott Sullivan and Continued on page 64
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MAC synchro swimmer Elli Wiita was part of the gold medal winning USA team at the UANA Junior Championship Tournament in Puerto Rico.
Racquetball Continued from page 61 Christian Tujo placed second in both swims, Sullivan in the 45-49 and Tujo in the 40-44 age groups. The Cascade Lakes Swim Festival at Elk Lake took place in August and included five swims over two-and-a-half days totaling 11,000 meters of crystal blue lake water. With Mount Bachelor hovering in the background on a beautiful summer weekend, it was hard to resist the calling of the lake. MAC swimmers represented the club with pride and purpose. Can, Lindsey and Tujo took home survivor mugs, reflecting the completion of all five swims, the 3,000, 500, 1,500, 5,000, and 1,000-meter swims – whew! Can was the overall winner in the long series of events. Tujo won the short series of swims, which included the 500,1,000 and 1,500. Lindsey powered through the long series to a second place finish. Closer to home, Kelsey Bowen and Claire Teasdale completed the ultra distance 11-mile bridge swim in the Willamette River, swimming under all 11 bridges, entering in Sellwood and exiting at St. Johns. Awesome job ladies!! Oregon Masters Open Water Swimming’s Long Distance National Postal Season is also in full throttle. Bowen swam an incredible
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2:46 in the 10,000 meters and Can broke the state record in the 5,000-meter swim. MAC is very fortunate to have a swimmer of Can’s ability on the team. Tujo and Teasdale also completed the 5,000 and 10,000 postal swims. The MAC team’s participation in open water and postal swims is on the upswing; the team values the heritage of MAC swimming. – Christian Tujo
Wiita Helps Lead USA Synchro to Gold The USA Synchro Junior National Team, including MAC Junior Elli Wiita, won gold at the 2013 UANA Junior Synchronized Swimming Championships held in San Juan, Puerto Rico in September. This UANA meet, the Pan Am Games for Junior Synchronized Swimming, included competitors from 11 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Junior National Team captured gold in the team event, and US teams also captured gold in the 11-12 and 13-15 Age Group competitions. Junior competitions in Synchro include athletes up to a maximum age of 18. This victory marks the first time since 2007 that the US Junior National team has
Athletics won over the Canadian Junior National Team. Half the score in Junior International competition is the score for figures. In a dramatic competition, the US team trailed Canada by 0.6 points after figures, but swam a strong, difficult team routine to outscore Canada by 1.2 points, overcome the scoring deficit in figures, and finish with the gold medal. MAC’s Wiita finished with the fourth highest figure score among the American Juniors, and seventh overall, helping her team to its gold medal finish. Wiita, age 16, was the highest scoring 16-year-old in figures, followed by a Canadian 16-year-old swimmer who finished 15th overall. A junior at Catlin Gabel School, Wiita and her Junior National Teammates now begin training for upcoming International competitions in 2014. Wiita and several other teammates are currently members of both the Junior and Senior National Teams. USA Synchro is currently evaluating competition priorities for Wiita and these teammates between the next major Junior competition, the Junior World Championships in October 2014 in Tampere, Finland, and the World Cup for Senior National Teams in September 2014.
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MAC Teams Excel at Sectional Tournaments Results are in for USTA 18+ Sectionals for MAC teams. The Men’s 3.5 team finished in second place, winning their first two matches 4-1 before falling in the finals 3-2, with two losses coming in tie-breakers. Team members include captains Chris Graham and Tom Turnbull, along with William Hergenhan, Ken McGair, Joe Conyard, Mike Delanty, Mark Nuss, Tom Sloan, Jim Ringleberg, Rudy Martinez, Jack Menashe, Alex Hamilton, Mike Temple, Neil Jaques, John Stack and Sam Chase. The Women’s 2.5 team finished third. Team members include captains Christian Buchholz and Dana Baioni, along with Heather Renjen, Julie Summers, Shelly Bigley, Melissa Clark, Dancy Jubb, Mary Shipley and Laura Walker. Finally, the Women’s 4.0 team finished second, having won their first and second matches 3-2 before a close tie-break loss in Continued on page 64 October 2013
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Athletics Sectionals Continued from page 67 the finals. Team members are captain Lori Bernhardt, Michaela Bancud, Andrea Bowen, Meredith Davis, Annie Doung, Catherine Go, Allison Gregory, Kit Jablonski, Linda Lovett, Laura Luthi, Terri Pickard, Kim Reilly, Marianne Ritchie and Kim Spathas.
Fall tournaments Come show off your skills at the Club Singles Tournament Thursday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 6. The tournament provides a great introduction to fall competition and a chance to win one of the club’s coveted trophies! Register online and be sure to list an NTRP level. Quick Register TE017
The club holds its annual singles and doubles tournaments in October and November.
Right on the heels of the singles showdown is the Club Doubles Tournament from Thursday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 10. The tournament is a popular club event and saw a record number of teams last year. Categories range from novice to open for men and women’s teams. Sign up online and be sure to indicate both players’ on the team. Quick Register TE014
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MAC is hosting the prestigious men’s Denney Cardinal Tennis Tournament this year. This event is played every third year at MAC. It moves between British Columbia, Washington and Oregon and has been in existence for more than a century. MAC men are encouraged to sign up for this event. Age categories range from 35s through 90s. Call Head Pro Wayne Pickard for more information and to register at 503-517-7594. MAC also hosts the USTA Portland City Tennis Championships, from Saturday, Oct. 26 through Monday, Oct. 28. Men and women are encouraged to register. Categories range from open to age group and senior. Singles and doubles re offered but there is no mixed doubles. For more information, contact Pickard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at usta.com. If tournaments are too competitive, consider a trip. The Tennis Committee offers an adult exchange at Bellevue Athletic Club on Saturday, Nov. 16. Contact the Tennis Office for more information at 503-517-7592.
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Athletics pros give members a lecture chocked full of pointers followed by on-court practice. The events begin at 7 p.m. in the lounge by tennis court one in the main building, then move to courts one and two from 7:30-8:30 p.m. The topics are TBA. Sign up online at theMAC.com for session on Monday, Oct. 28 and Monday, Nov.18. Quick register TE911 (Oct. 28) Quick register TE910 (Nov. 18)
Thanksgiving week Remember to sign up for session two tennis classes. They run from Monday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Dec. 14. Classes fill quickly, so reserve a spot today. Round out 2013 at the end-of-year tennis soiree and exhibition match on Friday, Dec. 13. Call the Tennis Office to sign up for this social event. Say goodbye to 2013 and make resolutions for 2014. – Darian Stanford
New Season Begins with Upcoming Tryouts The 2013-14 club season is right around the corner. Tryouts are in November as per the schedule below. Please note that there is a short meeting for all parents at the beginning of all tryouts to review policies and processes. MAC junior volleyball handbooks are available for review at this time. The handbook is also available on the MAC website. U12 - Sunday, Nov. 3, 9-11:30 a.m. and Monday, Nov. 4, 4:30-6 pm.* U14 - Sunday, Nov. 3, 12:30-3 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 4, 6:30-8 p.m.* U16 - Sunday, Nov. 24, 9-11:30 a.m. U18 - Sunday, Nov. 24, 9-11:30 a.m. * All U12 and U14 parents must attend a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 6-8 p.m. for contract signing and to hear a presentation from a sports psychologist. –Wendy Scott
Make More Time with Yoga I have a confession to make. I am a yoga teacher, which means I am constantly teaching people about the benefits of living in the present moment, but I have a very difficult Continued on page 70
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Continued from page 69 time staying there myself. I have always kept myself very busy. I pack my schedule to the hour, I agree to more than I can handle, and I always have several projects I am hoping to get to but never quite find the time for. There is rarely a night where I go to bed without feeling that sense of disappointment that I have been in a race with time, and time won. The other day I had the opportunity to spend an hour in a private lesson with one of my teachers. Like everything I do, this event was a tight squeeze. I had to rush from dropping my one-year-old off with his father to the location of my lesson across town, knowing that I would have to leave after exactly 60 minutes to drive through rush hour traffic to make it to the class I was teaching later. When I first arrived to my lesson, I was in the mind-set of crossing this event off of my to-do list, of getting something done. My teacher had me lie down on the floor and start following my breath, and before I knew what had happened the hour was up, and I felt like a completely different person. The person who walked into that lesson was impatient and expecting that we make progress, and didn’t really feel like wasting time to wait for something to happen organically. By the end of my simple 60-minute practice I was at peace, I was present, I was more energized, and I suddenly felt that I was no longer in a rush. I was able to remember that I am not on my way to the occasion – this very moment is always the occasion. I am a teacher and practitioner of a particular style of yoga called Yin, and through this practice I have discovered that time can be incredibly fluid. It is amazing what can Continued on page 72
Take care of yourself. To make an appointment, call MAC massage at 503-517-7264.
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Member Numbers • Walking Miles Sally Broughton 16,100
Liz Meaney 10,600
Ann Durfee 34,900
Dee Poujade 3,300
Claire Galton 31,700
Steve Waters 13,900
Shannon Leonetti 62,200
Wende Waters 13,300
Athletics Yoga Continued from page 70 happen when we slow down, and simply bring our awareness to this inhale, this exhale, this very moment. Time can start to expand and feel spacious again. Time does not have to be the enemy! Most people these days are familiar with the symbol for yin and yang – these two contrasting elements flow in and out of each other, complementing each other. The concept of yin and yang is a reminder that life is a process, and rather than trying to get to the finished product, we need to stay in balance in each passing moment. Yang is characterized as fast, solid, focused, hot and aggressive. Yin is characterized as slow, soft, yielding, cold and passive. It is important to remember that there is no judgment associated with these
characteristics – they are all important and useful in different contexts. It is my observation that many Americans tend to place more value on yang characteristics (myself included), and as a result, these characteristics can take over in every corner of our lives, from our workplaces to our freeways. This can leave us feeling out of balance and depleted. Yin Yoga (also known as Restorative Yoga, though there are some differences between the two) has the power to bring balance to our busy, yang-dominated lives. My classes integrate mindfulness meditation, breath awareness and long holds in passive, prop-supported postures to gently guide people back into balance. When practiced at night, yin can be a nice way to
Yoga instructor Kate Sanderson explores the restorative power of Yin yoga.
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wind down and quiet the mind before bed. I teach yin at MAC at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, and it turns out to be a very effective practice for starting the day with a quality of ease and mental clarity. One day I may be in the position to leave more empty spaces in my schedule, to drive less and walk more, to spend long hours staring into fields of flowers. But as a new mom in my early 30s with many lofty aspirations, I don’t see that day coming anytime soon. In the meantime, I am turning to yin yoga as a strong medicine to help me savor every moment of this whirlwind life. MAC Yoga is offering many free Friday focuses on Restorative yoga. To register for a class please visit the MAC website.
Athletics It is my observation that many Americans tend to place more value on yang characteristics (myself included), and as a result, these characteristics can take over in every corner of our lives, from our workplaces to our freeways. This can leave us feeling out of balance and depleted. Yin Yoga (also known as Restorative Yoga, though there are some differences between the two) has the power to bring balance to our busy, yang-dominated lives. It is my observation that many Americans tend to place more value on yang characteristics (myself included), and as a result, these characteristics can take over in every corner of our lives, from our workplaces to our freeways. This can leave us feeling out of balance and depleted. Yin Yoga (also known as Restorative Yoga, though there are some differences between the two) has the power to bring balance to our busy, yang-dominated lives. It is my observation that many Americans tend to place more value on yang characteristics (myself included), and as a result, these characteristics can take over in every corner of our lives, from our workplaces to our freeways. This can leave us feeling out of balance and depleted. Yin Yoga (also known as Restorative Yoga, though there are some differences between the two) has the power to bring balance to our busy, yang-dominated lives. – Kate Sanderson Holly, ERYT WM
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TOASTMASTERS – Improve your speaking skills and meet other MAC members. Mondays, 6:308 a.m. Check in at the Front Desk for location.
BRIDGE TOURNAMENT TUESDAYS A weekly Chicago-style bridge tournament is open to members and their guests on Tuesdays in the Game Room. Tournament is hosted by members for members. Partners are required and cost is $2 per person with entry fee divided amongst top winners. Check in for the tournament is at 9:45 a.m. and tournament duration depends on participation. For more information please call Marthel Porter, 503-246-1171.
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. 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.
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POLAR BEARS MEN’S WATER VOLLEYBALL Get in the pool and play a spirited game of water volleyball with the gentlemen. Play is held on Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. Come to the West Pool and expect to have fun. Players play in the shallow end, no swimming or water volleyball experience is necessary. Registration not required as this is a free activity. For more information, contact the Aquatics Office at 503-517-7500.
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.
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Ins tr uc to r – Sai l i ng Learn to sail with Island Sailing Club Great learning opportunity in a positive, supportive and relaxed atmosphere. No prior sailing experience required.
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MAC MARKETPLACE Services PET/HOUSE SITTER – MAC member, age 21, PSU grad. 503-201-9672, firstname.lastname@example.org. CLEAR SPACE • ORGANIZING create freedom – reclaim your energy email@example.com 503-890-9329
BLAZER TICKETS – 1/3 of Blazer season tickets. Two seats, on the aisle, left of center court facing Blazer bench about 10 rows from floor. Retail $175 per seat per game, asking $125 ($3,500/season). firstname.lastname@example.org. FOR SALE – Nordic Track Elliptical Trainer w/smart programs and reflex step technology. Like new $300. Call 503-504-2174. MICHAEL ROUSSEAU – Monochromatic Nude, 51 x 37, $18,000 OBO. 503-292-5988.
For Sale DESCHUTES RIVERFRONT HOME www.oregonriverhome.com 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. $399,900. Dennis Doherty, 503-730-4346. SUNRIVER – 1/6th ownership, 4 BR, 3 BA. Classic design, fireplace, one level. 503-292-0857. HOME GYM – Two like-new items. Precor EFX576i commercial elliptical. $4,500. Vector VX-38 3-stack Multi Gym. $3,800. 503-329-1975.
Guide to MAC Business and Service Professionals
Visit website to appreciate. 4 BR/2.5 BA on Big Meadow Golf #16. Sleeps up to 12, gourmet kitchen, big screen TV, oversized hot tub, spacious deck, bikes. 503-709-2616 or Dave.Mann@comcast.net. BLACK BUTTE HOME – 4 BR, 2 BA, beautiful view of BM golf course & Black Butte Mtn. Close to clubhouse. 503-855-3214 or 503-998-7837. BLACK BUTTE RANCH – Golf course home for rent. See online VRBO347918. 503-297-3768.
BROKEN TOP-BEND CONDO 3 BR, 3.5 BA. Close to pool/tennis. 503-708-9081. BLACK BUTTE – 4 BR/2 BA, lg. deck, private lot. Sleeps 10. Close to GM pool/tennis. 503-915-8685. BLACK BUTTE RIDGE CABIN – Cozy 3 BR with big rock fireplace, 503-645-2366.
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MAC MARKETPLACE SUNRIVER – Comfortable house, walk to SHARC, sleeps 9. 503-231-7497 or www.vrbo.com/198725 SUNRIVER – Nice home, centrally located. 3 BR+ large kids’ dormer, 2 BA, AC, hot tub, deck, BBQ, bicycles, Internet Wi-Fi. DCCA #568. 503-297-3446, email@example.com.
SUNRIVER – 3 BR, 3 1/2 BA, 3 masters, sleeps 8+. Hot tub, p-pong, bikes, BBQ. No smoking, pet friendly. MAC member rates. firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-260-7007. SUNRIVER – Popular home, 3 BR, 2 BA, hot tub, 2 TVs, WiFi, bikes, BBQ, SHARC passes. Call Linda at 541-480-6182 and ask for 6 Yankee Mtn.
SUNRIVER – 4 BR/2 BA, AC, hot tub, BBQ, bikes, quiet cul-de-sac on river. No smkg/pets. DCCA #742. $185/nt. Call Debi, 503-224-2599, or email@example.com. 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. SUNRIVER – Luxury, 4 BR, 3 masters, on golf course; free Mavericks Athletic Club access. http://www.vrbo.com/284109. 1-800-369-8427 or 503-709-0355. SUNRIVER – Newly remodeled Quelah. 3 BR, 2 BA, private pool, spa & tennis courts. Call 503892-9993. DCCA #762. SUNRIVER – Cozy, remodeled 3 BR, 3 BA. $150/nt. 971-235-6853. hvalsunriverrental.tk
Coastal ARCH CAPE EXQUISITE OCEANFRONT – Elegant & romantic 3 BR/BA, tastefully furnished with sweeping 180° views, stone fireplace, hardwoods and vaulted ceilings. No smoking/pets. 503-636-1212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GEARHART OCEANFRONT – Charming Windward West unit with spectacular ocean view. 2 BR, 2 BA, FP. $140-$160/nt., 2 nt. min., wk/mo rates. 503-939-1529. GEARHART OCEANFRONT BEACH HOUSE Sleeps 14. $3,500/wk, $500/nt. 503-222-2234. http://www.vrbo.com/153257.
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GEARHART OCEANFRONT – Fabulous Gin Ridge, 6 BR, spectacular view of ocean, pets welcome, all amenities included. Call Julie Bell, 360-892-6288 home, 360-607-5405 cell, or www.schlesserfamily.com for information. VISIT US AT: beachhouseingearhart.com OCEANFRONT HIGHLANDS AT GEARHART Gated area. No smoking. No pets. 503-688-6867.
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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. SURF PINES OCEANFRONT – 4 BR/3 BA, sleeps 16, large deck, hot tub, great beach access. Fun for families. 503-869-7575. SEASIDE – Large 3 BR, 2 BA. 1/2 block to beach. 2 TVs. Partial ocean view. Two-night minimum. $150 per night, $950 per week + cleaning + tax. No smoking, no pets. 503-228-4317 or 503-777-3283.
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Beautiful Gearhart rental. 4 BR, 3 BA, sleeps 10+. 1 blk. from beach, golf. Fully equipped, newly remodeled. Jim Whittemore, 503-292-4000.
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MAC MARKETPLACE Out of State SUN VALLEY – 3 BR/2 BA home, view, well equipped, amenities. L. Rittenour, 310-670-7684. SV CONDO FOR RENT – Call Jim Lee, 503-7037098, or www.sunvalleycondominiums.com. SUN VALLEY – 2 BR, 2 BA condo. Roger or Lynda, 503-292-3166 or firstname.lastname@example.org PALM DESERT – Lovely condo, totally remodeled, custom decor, 2 BR, 2 BA on golf course at Palm Valley C.C. Sunny patio with great mountain/ golf course view. No pets/smoking. Available now through Jan. 2014. 503-675-6220. SUNNY VACATION CONDO – Ironwood CC, Palm Desert, Calif. 1,300 sq. ft., 2 BR, 2 BA. Quiet, quaint, quality, 8 steps to poolside. Avail. winter/ spring months. $3,800/mo, $1,200/wk, $500/wknd. Deb Montrose, 503-531-0405, 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. 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.
Advertiser Index (W)HERE INC.............................................................. 6 ACTIVE AUTOBODY................................................ 67 ALLEN TRUST COMPANY....................................... 43 ATIYEH BROS............................................................ 8 BASCO..................................................................... 26 BELLA CASA............................................................ 39 BELLMOORE REALTY.............................................. 69 BENZ, LIBBY............................................................ 48 BERG, GWEN........................................................... 21 BRALEY & GRAHAM................................................ 73 BRASADA RANCH................................................... 38 CASA........................................................................ 42 CASCADE/SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY.................................................................. 2 EARNEST, BETH...................................................... 46 EDDY, MELISSA....................................................... 77 EVERGREEN WINGS & WAVES................................. 4 EXERCISE EQUIPMENT NW.................................... 56 EYE DEPARTMENT.................................................. 68 FLAIRWALK.............................................................. 69 FRENCH AMERICAN SCHOOL............................... 50 GALLOWAY, DOUG.................................................. 52 GEVURTZ MENASHE............................................... 44 HERING, LESLIE...................................................... 57 HERZOG-MEIER...................................................... 65 HOKA ONE ONE................................................. 59,60 JACKSON, BECKY................................................... 49 JIM FISHER VOLVO................................................. 57 JOHN H. ZUBER CONSTRUCTION, INC................. 77 KELLEY DULCICH PHOTOGRAPHY....................... 61 LA SALLE PREP....................................................... 25 LAND ROVER........................................................... 80 LANDYE, BENNETT, BLUMSTEIN LLP.................... 25 MAGILKE, DAVID MD............................................... 67
WAIKOLOA – Oceanfront 2 BR, 2 BA. Club w/pool, fitness, tennis, bball. Golf disc. 503-629-9999. MAUI MAALAEA SURF – Oceanfront condo, 2 BR/2 BA, ground level. 425-653-7712.
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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 THE SUNSET BEACH HOUSE–MAUI – New 3 BR home + 2 BR cottage. Great for small groups. 503-638-9278, email@example.com
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Foreign costa rica – Featured in the March 2011 issue of Travel and Leisure magazine. Lush gardens, quiet, small resort on Pacific Ocean in village setting. Shelling, fishing, hiking, horseback jungle tours. Pool and full kitchens. Wonderful architecture. “The best in Costa Rica” rating. Call 503365-2872. www.tambortropical.com PARIS APARTMENT – 7th Arrondissement. Chic 2 BR, 2 BA, one block to Rue Cler. Close to Seine and Eiffel Tower. 206-328-0897. PARIS APARTMENT – At Notre Dame. Elegant 2 BR, 1.5 BA, in the heart of Paris. 503-227-3722.
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Closing Thoughts Marcus Mundy owns Mundy Consulting LLC, loves the holidays and is a 10-year MAC member. He is a graduate of Tom Hallman’s Tell-Your-Story writing class.
Deck the Halls with Family Cheer
ome images, like Wallowa Lake at sunrise, Mount Hood at sunset, or the Columbia Gorge anytime, are enduring, majestic, and bespeak the power of Oregon’s natural beauty. Others, like the Aerial Tram, the Japanese Garden, a Nike running shoe or even the ubiquitous Benson Bubbler, speak to Oregon’s history of manmade creations of utilitarian beauty, steeped in innovation and with an eye on sustainability. A third type of image is created by the Multnomah Athletic Club Holiday Decorating Committee (HDC): a mellifluous molding of an existing, functional object, such as MAC’s gargantuan physical facility, itself bereft of innate splendor, into something transcendent. That is the gift given to MAC members annually by your highly unpaid peers on the committee. As any stylist can tell you, it is hard to make a centenarian look good year after year, but the MAC HDC succeeds each time it decorates this 100-year-old club. MAC members observe the transformation of the club into a seasonally specific work of art, eliciting imagery of all things winter wonderful, sacred, Dickensian, or simply reminiscent of holidays past. Mindful of how the diverse MAC membership individually celebrates the holiday season, this committee walks a respectful balance between acknowledgment and beauty, tradition and whimsy, cultural
Jean Malnati and Careen Langslet
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differences and the ties that bind us all together as Oregonians and Americans. Reminders of winter, traditional Christmas, the beautification of a mitzvah illuminating “the house without,” or Ujima (collective work and responsibility) adorn the public areas of MAC, all courtesy of the volunteers of the HDC . It is two such tandems of volunteers I’d like to highlight, both mother-daughter teams. Jean Malnati, a dynamo of kinetic energy and candor, joined the committee after her two matriculating daughters couldn’t make it home for Thanksgiving one year. With time on her hands and her husband busy making reeds (ask Jean), she volunteered. It was one of the best things she did at the club – creating beauty, making new friends and filling a need. Later joined by her daughters Margaret and Claire, this family has imbued the committee with vigor, ideas and elbow grease. From the “fluffing of the garland” to those “awesome red vests the volunteers get to wear,” these ladies approach their work with élan. So, too, do Loann Wong and her daughter Grace. Newbies, but earnest additions to the committee, they were welcomed with open arms and quickly embraced the friendly committee members, the careful planning of this group and the organized determination of its members. Despite their freshness in the group, they appreciate that everyone has a say in the work of the committee. (As a high schooler, Grace cannot be an “official” member of the committee, but works sideby-side with the other volunteers during the decoration and breakdown of the displays, shares ideas and suggests that other “youthful” MAC members join in.) Chair Leslie Vanden Bos encourages any and all to join the committee. Full disclosure from the Chair: This committee is not for the faint of heart nor the overindulgent. Their work (after meeting monthly year round for planning, purchasing, theme selection, inventory, etc.) begins
in earnest the morning after Thanksgiving and continues steadily until all of the decorations are up. That includes working on the day of the Civil War (but not during the game, Beavers and Ducks). They begin packing up the displays the morning after New Year’s Day. Final admonition: “No matter what you do, no matter how hard you try to avoid it, you go home with sparkles all over you.” However, there is a role for everyone, no matter how much or how little time they have to give. To a person, the volunteers say that it is a very gratifying experience, and that the members, visitors and staff of MAC show their appreciation constantly throughout the process. They wanted it to be known that such beauty could not be accomplished without the steady support of the maintenance crew, who hang their wreaths, garlands and whatever else they can dream up with a smile, and housekeeping and the events staff, who clean up the inevitable messes and broken ornaments with understanding. MAC Administration, in totally unScrooge-like fashion, takes care of the volunteers: the lunches provided are delectable, the cinnamon rolls prepared by MAC chefs are sublime, and staff is omnipresent with support. If you are committed to keeping the MAC stunning come holiday time, have a spirit of community and an affinity for beauty in everyday life, or a desire to express yourself through design, then your time could be no better spent than helping this committee once again turn MAC into a holiday sanctuary to pause, appreciate and remember. For more information on volunteering, please contact Mandy Beasley at 503-517-7272 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tom Hallman, Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, offers his popular TellYour-Story writing class at MAC. The class is designed for students who want to write and develop skills in a supportive environment. Visit theMAC.com for more details. WM
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