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June 5,  2022 Edition
 
 
JOHN'S NEWSLETTER NOTES
 
The kick-off meeting of the 2022 Mini-Golf Committee was held this past Tuesday. I have attached the Action List from this meeting to give you a heads=up as to the planning that will be taking place over the next few months.
 
Ron Molen had Hernia surgery this past Thursday, all went well. No golf for Ron for six weeks or so.
 
The Changeover Dinner is set for Tuesday, June 21st. Nancy will have more details at Monday’s meeting.
 
The final Board of Directors meeting for the 2021/22 Board members is set for this Tuesday at 5pm.
 
Our speaker this week is Cliff McMackin (See Bio Below).
Speaker 6-6-22 - Cliff McMackin
 
Cliff is currently leading resort development efforts for Sea Pines Resort and Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  He graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Construction Science and Management and has developed his core talents in the commercial construction industry over the last 20 years.  Throughout his career, Cliff has internalized a goal of enhancing lives through the development and construction of private and community facilities.
 
Cliff spent a decade in the commercial general contracting arena leading major projects all over the country.  Among those projects were The Avenue at Murfreesboro, an outdoor mall concept spanning more than 100 acres in the suburbs of Nashville, TN.  The largest project being Charlotte’s 1 Bank of America Center, a 30-story class A office high-rise, 17-story Ritz Carlton, and major renovation to the retail low-rise of the 60-story Bank of America Corporate Center.
 
In 2013, Cliff relocated his family from Charlotte, NC, to Sea Pines to help the Resort Owners of both Sea Pines and Kiawah with redeveloping resort amenities and master planning for the future.  Since his relocation, Cliff has administrated six major projects for Kiawah totaling $90M, and four major projects for Sea Pines totaling $92M, including the recently completed Quarterdeck in Harbour Town. 
 
Cliff continues to plan future enhancements for both resort properties and takes pride in preparing for the next generation of travelers and island residents.
Mini Golf Committee Mtg.
Action Items
  • Boy Scout Troop 222 will sell Tickets and receive a commission of $5 for each ticket sold.
  • Tickets will be modified to show the names of the two selected charities.
  • Lisa will redesign the ticket and check with online printers for pricing and advise Bill accordingly.
  • Lisa will contact the Children Center and Backpack Buddies for their help in marketing the event.
  • Tickets should be available for distribution by July 27.
  • Bill will arrange for presentations regarding the tournament at the three neighboring Rotary Clubs.
  • Tickets to be priced at $15 each with a “buy 4 get one free” bonus.
  • Each Rotary member will be asked sell 20 tickets.
  • Ed F. will prepare a short script that our members can use to solicit donations to the Silent Auction.
  • Ed F. will ask for volunteers from the Rotary Membership to make baskets with no price restrictions on the basket contents.
  • John W. said his wife, Linda, would assist Lisa by handling the “Next Door” postings of ticket sales and silent auction donations.
  • John A. will negotiate with Pirates Island for use of their entire facility for the tournament.
  • John W. and Ed D. will visit site prepare a layout plan for all onsite activities and present for discussion at next meeting.
  • Next meeting was scheduled for July 27 but since this conflicts with the Board meeting, it will be July 28 instead.
 
COINS FOR ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH
DATES TO CELEBRATE 
Member and Spouse Birthdays 
Marriage and Join Date Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ed Happ
June 24
 
Edwin Finison
June 24
 
Ralph Eckles
June 27
 
Lisa Medford
July 15
 
Rosalyn Lester
July 22
 
Nancy Millette
July 27
 
Spouse Birthdays
Kathryn
June 2
 
Linda Towne
June 11
 
Joan Eckles
June 17
 
Linda Whidden
June 27
 
Ed Millette
July 10
 
Carolyn Evans
July 27
 
Elaine Shinn
July 28
 
Anniversaries
John Abboud
Marian Abboud
June 8
 
Lisa Medford
Dempsey Medford
June 24
 
George Haley
Charlene
June 26
 
Ed Dowaschinski
Rita Dowaschinski
June 27
 
Rich Dugan
Maureen Dugan
July 15
 
Truitt Rabun
Marsha Rabun
July 20
 
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