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Worth Repeating

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Occasionally we hear from someone who wants to squabble with why we always call these special issues a collection of “new ideas,” because in that person’s view they’re really not. To which our reply is always, you’re right—and you’re wrong. Our June 2018 issue was the 12th time around for our annual collection of some […]


Going for the Gold

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The Kid’s Triathlon at Myers Park CC starts with swimming pool laps, followed by a bike ride through the golf course and then a running segment that ends at an inflatable finish line set up on the 18th hole. At Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, N.C., a Kid’s Triathlon has been held each year […]


Serving the Cause

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With a big boost from a sponsor that has helped to attract wide-ranging support, the Chicago Club Chefs Association continues to grow as a valuable educational, charitable and collegial organization. Volunteering can often bring back that feeling we all got as a kid after seeing an inviting pond or lake and eagerly running down to […]


A World of Pride

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The Army and Navy Club and The Country Club of Virginia have promoted fun ways to encourage members to proudly display their club affiliations from the farthest corners of the globe. Getting members to keep their clubs front-of-mind while they’re going about their daily routines at home is a primary and constant challenge for every […]


Up to Code

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The CC of Virginia created a Youth Code of Conduct—a community-based set of expectations, rather than a list of rules and consequences, to guide behavior through recognition and positive reinforcement. As clubs continue to become more family-oriented with a greater emphasis on youth programming, it’s also become more important to find effective ways to communicate […]


‘What If’ Is Not a Game

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While many excellent club managers and their staffs have helped to pull the industry out of its biggest collective scare in history, it’s important to stay diligent against getting too complacent, and to remain prepared for all possible scenarios.