A third-floor fire started by a plastic Christmas tree required the club, which traces its history to 1885, to relocate to a temporary location at a former restaurant in town for over two years while $18 million in renovations were made. Improvements in the restored building include a new deck and extended bars with water…
Thirty-eight club management professionals have achieved the CCM designation after completing the required course of study and training and demonstrating a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management.
The facility’s clubhouse was gutted by fire last December, and a new, “nearly identical” clubhouse is being built, with construction set to begin in 2017 and be complete by 2018. Some members have stepped forward to help pay for replacements of sailing and boating trophies lost in the fire through an “adopt-a-trophy” program the club organized.
The 4.34-acre expansion would include a pool and deck as part of a family activity center, as well as an outdoor restaurant, fitness center, administrative office space, a junior fleet program and a sailing center. The club has been developing the project for about 10 months, but some residents say the expansion could cause traffic and parking issues.