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September 2019 Vol. 28 No. 08

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

GRANDPARENT'S DAY

AUTUMN DRIVING CRUISE

FALL FAMILY FUN AUTO SHOW

FITNESS CENTER

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NOTES FROM THE MANAGER

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Officers Ilja J. Vreeken, Commodore Gary H. Gonzalez, Vice Commodore Gary F. Marowske, Rear Commodore Jason J. Grobbel, Treasurer Brian L. Fish, Secretary

Directors

Peter G. Beauregard William J. Dillon Bruce G. Knapp Graham C. Korneffel J. James Morrow Jr. David M. Schaden Robert V. Weiland

Fleet Officers

Richard J. Lueders Fleet Captain/Power Daniel C. Bracciano Fleet Captain/Sail Dr. Mariann Channell Fleet Surgeon Reverend Walter A. Schmidt Fleet Chaplain Paul D. Mattes Fleet Measurer Stacy T. Spondike Fleet Quartermaster

Front Desk

Trish Kamensack & Michelle Browning (313) 884-2500 switchboard@gpyc.org

Editorial

Information for this publication should be submitted to: Communications Manager – Anna Swartz aswartz@gpyc.org

Staff Emails

General Manager – Aaron Kessler Wagner awagner@gpyc.org Membership Director – Susan Hughes, CMP shughes@gpyc.org Executive Chef – Colby Newman cnewman@gpyc.org Chief Financial Officer – Jim DeMasse jdemasse@gpyc.org Food & Beverage Director – Joe Hooge jhooge@gpyc.org Catering Director – Barbara Walkowski bwalkowski@gpyc.org Catering Coordinator – Karleen Bacha kbacha@gpyc.org Special Events Director – Kathy VandeLaare kvandelaare@gpyc.org Harbor Master – Alex Turner aturner@gpyc.org Sailing Director – Wally Cross wcross@gpyc.org Bowling Director – Gordy Woods gwoods@gpyc.org Tennis Pro – Dmitri Diakonov tennispro@gpyc.org Front Gate Security – Solomon Corley scorley@gpyc.org Grog Shop & Promotions – Leah Schroeder lschroeder@gpyc.org Fitness Director – Peter Wendzinski pwendzinski@gpyc.org Grosse Pointe Yacht Club © 2019 - all rights reserved. This publication is the property of the GPYC, for member use only. No unauthorized use, sale or dissemination of information herein shall be made for commercial, personal or other purposes without the written permission of the GPYC.

Get Ready for a Fall Full of Fun

Even though the Summer took a while to get here, it was an all-time great season. Thanks to our members and committees, the activity level at the Club was amazing from the record number of participants in our children’s programs, attendance at all our key events, opening of our first-ever Fitness Center, lots of sold out rendezvous, and even a blowout concert by Your Generation that flooded the East Lawn and Pool Deck with members and friends! How can we top all of that? I don’t typically feel this way because I love warm weather, but I can’t wait for Fall! We have several brand-new events and activities scheduled for the whole family starting with the Autumn Driving Cruise on September 21. Time to wax your Ferrari, Yugo or Hog! Join your fellow members on a “Blue Water” driving tour along Lake St. Clair to Port Huron. Sticking with the auto theme, we have reinvented what used to be the Annual Auto Preview and have created the Fall Family Fun Auto Show on Sunday, October 6. This event will blend together a preview of all the new models coming out this year courtesy of our member auto dealers, as well as classic and exotic cars owned by our members. If you would like to display one of your classic or exotic beauties, please email me at awagner@gpyc.org. All of this will take place at our Family Recreation Center with activities for children and adults to keep you entertained. I would like to give a shout out to Lady Kelley Vreeken and Special Events Director Kathy VandeLaare for rejuvenating the Couples Fall Getaway in October. This trip will be amazing­­­—featuring a tour of the New York Yacht Club, accommodations at the famous Vanderbilt Hotel, and seeing all of the sights in and around Newport, Rhode Island. Rumor has it that the America’s Cup Sailing Team will be practicing in the bay during this time, and our group will get to see the action! I will close by saying thank you again for all your support this past summer season. I hope you mark your calendar to enjoy some fun fall events and utilize our Fitness Center. See you soon at the Club. Smooth sailing,

Aaron Wagner

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COMMODORE’S CORNER

Break Out the Fall Sweaters!

The good news about September: we are past Fish Fly season, and there is still plenty of good weather ahead for boating and other recreational activities at the the Club. So break out the sweaters and come hang out! As you already know, the new Fitness Center has opened, and activities are in full swing. We always want to welcome new participants so be sure to give our fitness facility a try. I am confident you will enjoy the experience. We are fortunate to have onboard much acclaimed Yoga Instructor Ms. Lindsay Holder. We can now offer great options that are non-impact and improve your flexibility and balance. I think you will like what has been put in place to support the health and well being of Club members. The next time you are in the clubhouse, I encourage you visit the hallway near the bowling area. What was once the Trophy Hall has been transformed into a “Heritage Gallery”. Take some time to review the pictures, memorabilia and trophies that pay tribute to our Club’s deep heritage. Many thanks to the Heritage Committee for the many hours spent making this a reality. Speaking of Bowling, I expect record enrollment in our fall and winter leagues so please be sure to sign up early. If Tennis, Paddle or Pickleball are your thing then be sure to look at the options that are available for late summer and early fall. As we transition to the fall season, keep an eye on The Weekly Buzz, our E-newsletter, for seasonal changes in our hours of operation. Information about dining, swimming, splash pad, tennis and pickleball will be provided for your convenience. It is well known that this summer season is ending with record high water levels throughout the Great Lakes region. While we have managed to address the high water levels, your Board and management team have not stopped working on corrective actions so the Club is prepared for next year’s anticipated high water levels. We think it is important to develop a strategic approach that gives us maximum benefit with minimal disruption to our membership. We will be communicating next steps as soon as the final details of our approach are determined. Also, be sure to put these upcoming events on your calendar: • Milliken Rendezvous, September 13-15 • Autumn Driving Cruise, September 21 • Fall Family Auto Show, October 6 • Newport, RI Members-Only Fall Getaway, October 11-13 Looking forward to seeing you around the Club, Cover Photo: New Fitness Director Peter Wendzinski with members (L-R) Erica Panagopoulos and Courtney Drummy in the Club’s first-ever Fitness Center. The Club celebrated the grand opening on August 15.

Commodore Ilja Vreeken

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NEWS New Saturday Breakfast Hours

Please note that our Saturday breakfasts in the Spinnaker are now being held from 8-10 a.m., instead of 8-11 a.m. Thank you.

September Clubhouse Pool and Harborside Grill Hours

Executive Team Building Sail Program

The clubhouse is closed on both Mondays and Tuesdays after Labor Day. The Harborside Grill (window service only), pool and Gazebo Bar will be open on weekends, weather permitting. Watch for The Weekly Buzz and email blasts for updates.

GPYC corporate executives and human resource professionals: consider the GPYC Executive Team Building Sail Program as a way to inspire, improve communication, build awareness and improve leadership skills within the management team of an organization. These half-day or full-day sail courses are held at the Marine Activity Center and on Lake St. Clair. For more information about how this program can benefit your team, contact Sailing Director Wally Cross at wcross@gpyc.org.

Book Your Holiday Party Now

It’s not too early to start planning your holiday party. To book an event, please contact Catering Director Barb Walkowski at (313) 640-7006 or Catering Coordinator Karleen Bacha at (313) 640-7007.

Cancellation Policy

Members canceling a reservation for Clubsponsored functions with less than 24 hours’ notice, or not attending the function without giving notice, shall be charged the established price for each person involved. Thank you.

The MAST Deadline

Submissions for The MAST can be sent to Anna Swartz at aswartz@gpyc.org. The October MAST Deadline is Wednesday, September 4.

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EVENTS Labor Day Weekend Festivities Fishing Rodeo

Saturday, August 31 | 8-11 a.m.

Bocce Ball Tournament

Sunday, September 1 | 1 p.m. East Lawn. Sign up by Noon the day of.

Pool Games – 2-3 p.m. BBQ & DJ – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, September 2 Price for BBQ: Adults $28++, Kids 10 and under $15++, 3 & Under Free Please contact the Front Desk to make your reservation for the BBQ. There is a reservation cut-off three hours before the event. Walk-ins are welcome, but please go directly to the check-in table at the BBQ instead of contacting the Front Desk.

Gazebo Bar Summer Series

Sunday, September 1 1-4 p.m. Bob Tarinelli

Women’s Book Club Wednesday, September 4 The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen This group meets on the first Wednesday of each month in the Spinnaker. The book of the month is discussed over cocktails. If you enjoy reading, please join us for a fun evening or conversation and camaraderie. Please contact the Front Desk to make your reservation.

Grandparent’s Day

Sunday, September 8 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. $26++adults, $12++ children Celebrate your grandparents and invite them to Sunday Brunch on Grandparent’s Day. There will be an expanded Sunday Brunch with waffle and omelet stations, as well as a carving station and special dessert table. A photographer will be on hand to take a complimentary family photo. Photos will be printed soon after the event, then will be available at a later date for pickup at the Front Desk. Please make your reservation by calling the Front Desk.

Discussion Pointes

Wednesday, September 11 | 7 p.m. The Discussion Pointes Series continues with GPYC member, JT Mestdagh, who is a boater, extreme skier, and mountaineer, as well as a newly published author. His memoir, Untether, tells a story of difficult personal trials and, ultimately, resilience. Diagnosed as an infant with VATER/VACTERL association, a genetic disorder that affects multiple body systems, Mestdagh endured almost a year in hospitals before he turned three. He underwent 16 surgeries before the age of 16. He was further challenged by a diagnosis of severe dyslexia and shortterm memory loss in fourth grade. His teachers thought he faced a life of illiteracy in addition to his physical challenges. Mestdagh’s parents saw him through years of medical treatments and ongoing searches for a learning program that would help him read. In fifth grade, they discovered TATTUM Reading, an integrated phonics program that worked for the young Mestdagh. Mestdagh surpassed his doctors’ and teachers’ expectations and went on to write his memoir and even climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Sales of Untether (available on Amazon.com) benefit the non-profit JT Mestdagh Foundation, which supports children, adults, and families facing life with colorectal diseases and VATER/ VACTERL syndrome, as well as those with dyslexia and other learning differences. Please RSVP to the Front Desk for this event.

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JT Mestdagh

Unless otherwise specified, please contact the Front Desk to make a reservation for all events and activities: switchboard@gpyc.org or (313) 884-2500. Also, there is no charge for children 3 years of age and under for any event (except for three-year-olds in Kids’ Klub).


EVENTS Fall Family Fun Auto Show

Dequindre Cut in downtown Detroit

Milliken Rendezvous

September 13-15 Don’t miss the popular Milliken Rendezvous in downtown Detroit. Dock your boat or just drive down and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow GPYC members. Friday: Depart the Club at your leisure. An evening informal welcome gathering will be held at the marina at 7 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Please feel free to bring an appetizer to share. BYOB. Saturday: Choose one of the many available morning activities: bike/scooter rental, Dequindre Cut walk to Eastern Market, exploring the RiverWalk and more. In the afternoon, depart the marina for a “Swanky Sip in the D” via bus from 3-6 p.m. (SPACE IS LIMITED ON THE BUS, so please RSVP ASAP to the Front Desk.) A drink is included at each stop. At 7:30 p.m., attendees will enjoy a catered Italian dinner by LaLanterna at the marina. RSVP to the Front Desk here for our Downtown Bar Crawl Part Deux (3-6:30 p.m.). We will explore amazing rooftop skylines and Corktown’s finest -- three drinks will be included, plus drinks and snacks on our "old school" school bus. Sunday: Departure. Not coming by boat? Feel free to join the group for the “Swanky Sip in the D”, Saturday night dinner or both! (All inclusive price TBD.) The marina is currently full, but please call the Front Desk to be added to the waiting list. You will need to provide your boat name, length and beam.

Ladies Night Out in the Pub Thursday, September 19 Check upcoming issues of The Weekly Buzz for details.

Autumn Driving Cruise

Saturday, September 21 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Time to wax your Ferrari, Yugo or Hog! Join fellow members on a driving tour. Participants will meet at the Club parking lot at 10 a.m. There, we will review directions and logistics. Maps will be provided. The caravan will leave on the “Blue Water” driving cruise along Lake St. Clair to a few miles past Port Huron. We’ll stop at a restaurant on/near Lake Huron around Noon, and then return to the Club by 2:30 p.m. Except for lunch, there will be no charge for this activity. Contact Alan Lowenthal at (313) 618-7447 or alan@lowenthallegal.com to RSVP or with questions.

Sunday, October 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mark your calendars for the First Annual Fall Family Auto Show at the Family Recreation Center on Sunday, October 6. It will be a fun-filled free day for families -- complete with a live band, themed bars, and a crafting corner by Sincerely Creative Corp. for children of all ages! Please RSVP to the Front Desk and note the following: ages of your children and if you would like to load in your own beloved classic car (please add in the specs on your car). If you are a Member Auto Dealer, please email kvandelaare@gpyc.org to confirm your participation. Load-in will begin at 7 a.m.

Euchre Tournaments

Saturday, September 28 | 7 p.m. Saturday, October 19 | 7 p.m. $20++ per person The tournament includes light dinner and card play in the Tower Pub.

Kids’ Klub

Fridays and Saturdays | 5:30-10 p.m. Parents have an opportunity to enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening at the Club. Children must be at least three years old and potty-trained. $15 for the first child $10 for each additional child in the family Evenings will feature the following themes for crafts or games: September 6: Back to School Craft September 7: Hot Air Balloon Craft September 13: Moon Painting Craft September 14: Game Night September 20: Bingo Night September 21: Apple Craft September 27: Fall Tree Craft September 28: Fall Suncatcher Craft

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Newport, Rhode Island MembersOnly Fall Getaway

Friday, October 11-Sunday, October 13 BRAND NEW! Join a guided trolley tour through Cliff Walk on October 11 at 1 pm. In addition, we have been working hard to secure the once-in-a-lifetime private invitation into Luncheon at the Storied New York Yacht Club, Newport. We will travel the 2.1 miles from the Grace Vanderbilt to The NYYC at 12:30 p.m. and enjoy a special afternoon at the very private and beautiful club. We will return by 3:30 p.m., in time for GPYC members to enjoy private time and then gather for a fun outing to The Moorings Seafood Kitchen and Bar for our 7:30 p.m. reservation. These three new additions to our weekend will be at an added cost, are optional, and the space again is very

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limited. (Please note: The NYYC restricts the use of cell phones and does not permit the taking of photos, or denim.) Please email Kathy today at kvandelaare@ gpyc.org indicating your hotel option, and whether you would like to add the Lunch at NYYC and/or the Dinner at The Moorings. ***Trip A, The Grace Vanderbilt, is almost sold out. Accommodations: Members have the choice between two hotel options (based on double occupancy): • Hotel/Trip A - The Vanderbilt, An Auberge Hotel - $2,500 per couple plus transportation (includes 2 nights standard room, one cocktail reception, one dinner and one brunch - all other beverages by subscription). • Hotel/Trip B - America's Cup Inn $1,350 per couple plus transportation (includes 2 nights standard room, one cocktail reception, one dinner and one brunch - all other beverages by subscription). Flights: Delta is the best direct carrier into

Providence. Flights are filling up fast due to the Columbus Day Weekend Festivities in Newport.

Children’s Halloween Party

Friday, October 25 | 6 p.m. Join us for some spooky family fun and a dinner buffet. Stay tuned to upcoming issues of The Weekly Buzz and The MAST for more details.

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MEMBERSHIP Moving in a Positive Direction The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) published an article on determining the financial health of a private club. In order to create uniformity in the way the club industry discusses and compares member counts, the recommendation was made for clubs to determine a "full member equivalent" (FME) in an effort to compare "apples to apples." The FME is calculated by dividing the club's total dues revenue by the amount a full member pays in dues per year. The article indicated that the national median for all clubs is 461. GPYC's FME at this time is 517. In the future, I will be tracking and reporting the FME to the Membership Committee on a monthly basis.

MATTERS

I am pleased to report that the number of lost members year-to-date is significantly down from the past two years.

Membership Activity Year-to-Date 2017 2018 2019 New Members YTD: 60 70 72 Lost Members YTD: 58 63 41 Member Count: 767 764 793 It is also important to note that we have been able to recruit 72 new members this year who have paid the full initiation fee upfront. Last year, the Pilot Program was in place, where candidates for membership only paid 50% of the initiation fee. 50% was paid July 1, 2018, and the remaining 50% was paid July 2019. Now that the Fitness Center is fully operational, we have a good chance of continuing to improve recruitment as we approach the fall season.

Did You Know?

Fitness Center Funded by Club’s Philanthropy Programs

While all Club members are probably aware that a new fitness facility has been built in the former accounting office space, they may not know how this project was funded. This major club improvement was made possible by member donations to the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 organization dedicated to preserving the historic Clubhouse. The total cost of the Fitness Center renovation is approximately $225,000, and $202,088 in donations has been committed to this project thus far. To ensure that the Club would be able to complete the project this summer, several Board of Directors members stepped up to guarantee the payments while fundraising continues. If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the Fitness Center project, please contact Gary Marowske at (586) 2158701. Also, please note that in addition to the Foundation, the Centennial Fund (nontax deductible) collects donations for vital improvements on Club grounds. These projects include Harbor renovations, the Marine Activity Center and the Family Recreation Center.

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HARBOR

HAPPENINGS

Wow, it’s hard to believe that September is upon us. We hope you have had a safe and enjoyable summer boating season. Thankfully, there will be plenty of great fall boating ahead before it is time to lay up the boats for the winter. We hope you have noticed improved quality in our harbor and staff this summer. Harbor Master Alex Turner has once again done an outstanding job overseeing our bustling harbor for another successful season.

If you are looking for a fun boating opportunity, don’t forget about the Milliken Rendezvous, September 13-15. There is currently a wait list for boats to dock at the marina (call the Front Desk to get on the list), but all are welcome to join in the fun by going on the bus bar crawl or joining the catered Italian dinner by LaLanterna on Saturday. Participating is a great way to enjoy the fellowship of your GPYC friends and family. As always, please remember the rules when entering and leaving the Harbor: The Entrance Buoys are installed at our harbor entrance. Please keep in mind of the following • When leaving or entering the harbor, stay between the red and green buoys. • Nighttime: buoys are lit with flashing red and green lights (stay between red & green). • Buoys are a NO WAKE area - you must be at IDLE speed between buoys. • Boats leaving the harbor have the right of way. • Cutting between buoys is not permitted – this includes PWCs, power boats and sailboats. Please feel free to email Alex Turner or me with your thoughts, concerns and comments. Your feedback is always welcome.

ADULT LEARN TO SAIL for all levels of sailing

Sailors are taught aboard GPYC’s newly restored J-22s and instructors are U.S. Sailing Certified. Whether you are new to sailing or want to improve your sailing, navigation or racing techniques, we can tailor a program to your needs. FALL SESSION Held at the GPYC’s new Sailing Center n September 1 – October 31. n Classes meet once a week with your choice of either Mon., Tue., Wed., Thur. or Sat. n Each session is 2 to 2.5 hours n

REGISTER To register online go to: gpycsailing.org/adult-sailing PRICE $300 (GPYC member) $450 (Guest of member) for 6 on-the-water sessions

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SPORTS

Fitness Center Hours, Age Requirements & Childcare Services

Time to Set Sail in the Fitness Center

I often tell people who are hesitant about working out, “the hardest part about working out is getting to the gym.” There are plenty of days when you are tired, lazy, don’t have time, and don’t want to get out of bed or off your couch. When life gets busy and our schedules get full, sacrificing time at the gym is often one of the first things we eliminate from our daily routines. If you find yourself busy and not having enough time, start small. A half hour workout is only 2 percent of your day. Commit to one to two workouts per week at a certain time that is conducive to your schedule and grow from there. If going to the gym seems like a chore, I suggest working out with a partner, taking a class, or setting up a personal training session. These are great ways to stay motivated while working out. Bringing along a friend is helpful because you can motivate each other to work harder and can make the experience a lot more fun. By taking a class or setting up a personal training session, it gives you the responsibility and accountability of making working out a priority. Having someone coach you and teach you new ways to workout can inspire you to keep going. Please visit me in the Fitness Center with any questions! Best in Health, Peter Wendzinski Fitness Director

The Fitness Center is open daily between the hours of 5 a.m.-10 p.m. The center is free for members to use, with the option to pay for personal training and boot camp group lessons. To gain access to the center, simply type in 0 followed by your four-digit member ID. You must be at least 16 years of age and have completed a waiver form before using the facility. Children between 13-15 are allowed only if they are being trained by a GPYC Fitness professional. If you are under 18, the waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. These forms are available online

at https://www.gpyc.org/Activities/Fitness, or you can fill them out in person at the Fitness Center. We are also pleased to announce that childcare services will be available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-Noon. The cost is $5 per hour per child. Children must be potty trained. Please contact pwendzinski@gpyc.org if you are interested in childcare, as advanced registration is encouraged due to limited space. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Wendzinski at pwendzinski@gpyc.org.

Up Your Alley

The bad news: our 2019 summer is coming to an end. The good news: bowling season is here. Our leagues will be starting the week of October 7. Last season we were at near capacity, and we are hoping to have every league filled this season. Our league schedule is as follows: Monday Night Men’s (men only) | 7 p.m. Wednesday Night League (men and women) | 7 p.m. Thursday Morning Ladies (women only) | 10 a.m. Thursday Night League (men and women) Friday Couples #1: 1st Friday of the Month, starts October 4 Friday Couples #2: 3rd Friday of the Month, starts October 18 The Friday Night Couples Leagues are very popular with our newer members. This helps them get to know other new members, along with our current members. You do not have to be an

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established bowler to join any of our leagues. The goal of all leagues is for our membership to have fun. I always hear that members don’t join our bowling program because they are not good enough. Remember: I also give free bowling lessons. If you are interested in joining our bowling program, contact me at (313) 640-7005 or gwoods@gpyc.org for more information. The annual Bowling Kick-off Party will be held on Friday, September 27. We are having the pinsetters redone, and we are hoping to have the project completed by October 4. We are looking forward to another successful bowling season and can’t wait to see everyone. Gordy Woods GPYC Director of Bowling


SPORTS

Tennis and Pickleball Update It’s hard to believe that summer has come and gone, and the season is winding down. First and foremost, I want to thank all the adult and junior members who have played pickle and tennis with us. I also want to express my gratitude to those who participated in the tennis and pickle tournaments last month. The Family Recreation Center (FRC) is such a beautiful space, and it has been wonderful to see its growth over the past few years. The growth in pickleball has been particularly tremendous – I love seeing the area so busy! I have no doubt that this growth will continue, and the FRC will be the backdrop of countless memories to be made. Though it is September, there are still plenty of chances to get out on the courts. Adult group and private lessons for both

Golf Reciprocity

pickleball and tennis will continue through September. Brian will remain on campus and also be available for adult tennis lessons and after school junior group or private lessons. As we enter the fall season, please continue to watch the tennis emails as always for scheduling adjustments and changes. If you are not currently on the tennis email list, you can submit your email to receive weekly tennis news. To sign up for any of our programs and events, or if you have questions, please call (313) 640-7016 or email tennispro@gpyc.org. Dmitri Diakonov GPYC Tennis Pro

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Fall Family Fun Auto Show

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Turkey Dinner Special

13

Newport, Rhode Island MembersOnly Fall Getaway Turkey Dinner Special

20

Turkey Dinner Special

27 Turkey Dinner Special

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Monday Night Men's Bowling League

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28

16 Wednesday Night Bowling League

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23 Wednesday Night Bowling League

Monday Night Men's Bowling League

Monday Night Men's Bowling League

10

Thursday Morning Ladies Bowling League

11

Newport, Rhode Island MembersOnly Fall Getaway Kids' Klub

Monday Night Men's Bowling League

21

9

Wednesday Night Bowling League

17

Thursday Morning Ladies Bowling League

24

Thursday Morning Ladies Bowling League

18

Friday Couples #2 Bowling League Kids' Klub

Children's Halloween Party Kids' Klub

29

30 Wednesday Night Bowling League

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Thursday Morning Ladies Bowling League

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5 Kids' Klub Prime Rib Special

OCTOBER

SUNDAY

Newport, Rhode12 Island MembersOnly Fall Getaway Kids' Klub Prime Rib Special

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Euchre Tournament Kids' Klub Prime Rib Special

26 Kids' Klub Prime Rib Special


ATTIRE POLICY

POOL/SPLASH PAD HOURS

Summer Policy: Memorial Day – September 30

Pool/Splash Pad

Open on Saturdays and Sundays in September, weather permitting, from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Please be sure to call ahead to check on whether the pool is open.

DINING & BAR HOURS Breakfast Spinnaker

Sat | 8-10 a.m.

Brunch

Main Dining Room or Binnacle/Terrace

Lunch

Binnacle/Terrace

Dinner Binnacle

Spinnaker

Sun | 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Wed - Sun | 11:30 a.m - 3 p.m.

Wed - Sat | 5-10 p.m. Sun | 5-9 p.m. Fri - Sat | 5-10 p.m.

Harborside Grill The Harborside Grill will be open for window service only on Saturdays and Sundays in September, from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Bars Binnacle

Wed - Sat | 5 p.m.-Midnight Sun | 11:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.

The Spinnaker: Casual attire is appropriate and dress denims are permitted when the Spinnaker is part of a Clubwide event. In the event the Spinnaker is closed, appropriate casual attire or dress denims are permitted in the Binnacle and Main Dining Room. Collared shirts are required in all dining rooms. The Binnacle & Terrace: Attire appropriate to the hour of the day. When the Spinnaker is closed, appropriate casual attire or dress denims are permitted in the Binnacle Room and Main Dining Room. Collared shirts required for adults. Children 12 and under may wear t-shirts. The Main Dining Room: Gentlemen are required to wear jackets, and ladies are required to wear appropriate daytime or evening attire. When the Spinnaker is closed, appropriate casual attire or dress denims are permitted in the Binnacle and Main Dining Room. Bowling Recreation Center: Casual attire. Sunday Brunch: Denim may not be worn in the dining areas for Sunday Brunch. Collared shirts are required in the Binnacle and on the Terrace. Children 12 and under may wear T-shirts.

VIP SAVINGS

10% DISCOUNT & PRIORITY RESPONSE

*Limit New Customer Only - Must .FOUJPOat Onset of Service - Maximum Discount $500 Authorized By: Bill Jarvis, Yacht Club Member

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PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID DETROIT, M PERMIT NO. 951

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

788 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

Discover the Grosse Pointes... where community blends the generations.

CATHY W. CHAMPION Associate Broker Bolton-Johnston Associates of Grosse Pointe

90 Kercheval Grosse Pointe Farms

313.884.6400

Jane McFeely

Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Member

313.549.0036 Cell Phone

cathy@cchampion.com • www.cchampion.com

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