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How Do You Tear Down a Building that Everyone Loves?

Members of the Onteora Club in the Catskill Mountains of New York State loved their golf and tennis house. As one of the oldest buildings on the 140 year-old thousand-acre club, the house showed its age. The bark had fallen off its log siding, windows no longer closed, the roof sagged, and because most members…

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BoardRoom magazine Announces its 2016 Distinguished Club Presidents of the Year and Top Private Club Presidents

The BoardRoom magazine, the official publication for the Association of Private Club Directors (APCD) and The Distinguished Clubs, is proud to announce the winners of its 9th annual Top Private Club President Awards and Distinguished Club President of the Year. BoardRoom magazine annually recognizes the world’s top private club presidents, captains and chairs as Private…

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Sports Solutions® – New Metal Top Pumps

Sports Solutions® is your full service amenity provider. We have the creative and design capabilities to manufacture custom amenity presentations to enhance the beauty and improve the security of your club’s shower and vanity amenities. New Metal Top Pumps To upgrade the look of your club’s amenity presentations, we are pleased to offer new metal…

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Bambrella Umbrellas: Original Collections Made from Solid Laminated Bamboo

Since 2010 Bambrella Ltd based in the U.K. has been manufacturing the highest quality umbrellas on the market. We focus on building the best umbrellas specifically for the contract and hospitality market that utilize the most innovative materials while maintaining a reasonable price point. Our original collections made from solid laminated bamboo have proved to…

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Should Your Board Meetings Be Open to Members?

By John G. Fornaro For most private clubs in this country, board meetings are closed-door affairs. The question is: Why are they closed? Should they remain closed? Are there any reasons why a club should handle board meetings any differently? For example, if board meetings are open to board members, committee chairs and senior paid…

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