Subject: SPE Carolinas May 2015 Golf Outing
Date& Time: Monday, May 18th, Shotgun start at 11:00am
Hello, All - Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening...
It's time to start thinking about playing some GOLF, 70’s/80’s temperature are Back!!!
Same format as in the past (see below), We'll have the course all to ourselves, & The Outing will be held BEFORE the Greens are aerated!!!
Corporate Hole Sponsors, is only $250 / hole - Please let me know if you can assist with a sponsorship as early as possible, We can’t do it without your help, all your support is Greatly Appreciated!!!
Start giving your foursome some thought - If not able to be an hole sponsor, please still participate - this is an great opportunity to strengthen your business relationships! (Sponsorship Form Attached - please return to Beverly Jarrell at the Polymers Center of Excellence)
Thank you and please feel free to contact me with any questions, (*Golf Outing Sponsorship also includes one year of advertising on the SPE Carolinas web site, Hot-Link to your web page - http://www.specarolinas.com/ *)
Regards - Kurt (SPE Carolina Section Golf Outing Planner)
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May Golf Outing – SPE Carolinas $100 Cup Challenge 2015
Upcoming SPE Carolinas Cup Challenge will to be held Monday the 18th of May (Shotgun Start at 11:00 am), Spring is a great time to get outside, hit the little white ball, meet others in our industry and play one of the Top Private Courses in the Carolinas! As an additional incentive, there's an opportunity to win $100 prize on every hole!!!
How to Win:
Mulligans: Everyone has two Mulligan’s for the 18 holes, which are to be used for winning a hole or improving the team’s position – your call, Use them Wisely!
Par 3 - Closest to the Pin: Tells it like it is – only rule, tee shot must be on the green – Put in the hole and it is pretty much yours!
2nd shot - Closest to the Pin: Plays like a Par 3 Closest to the Pin Hole. However, if you don’t like any of your team’s original drives, the team can drop at the 150 yard marker (Ladies, 130 yards) and make the 2nd shot from there! If you use one of your team’s original drives because it's closer or has a better approach angle, the team must play it where it lies.
Most Accurate Drive: There will be a line down the middle of the fairway, starting at about 150 yards out and extending to about 250 yards from the White tees. The object is to be Closest to the Line - how far down the line doesn't matter! Team can still play the best drive, but no moving the ball to the 150 yard marker.
Longest Drive: Grip It & Rip It! Only rule - ball must be in the fairway, first cut.
Team- Best Ball: Not only is there a $100 prize on every hole, there will be a winning best ball team – each member of the team will win $100 prize!!
NorthStone Country Club: (<http://www.northstoneclub.com/>) is a private club located in Huntersville, NC - conveniently located just north of Charlotte. This P. B. Dye signature course was rated "Number One" by Charlotte's Business Journal and is situated on 237 artistically landscaped acres. NorthStone will impress the very best of players with its strategically placed bunkers, G2 bent grass greens, and Meyer Zoysia fairways. Featuring an endless variety of strategic angles of play from multiple tee boxes, the NorthStone golf course will encourage good course management, yet tease the more adventurous golfer.
Cost: $120.00 per golfer to play in the tournament – Green Fee’s Includes – Golf & Cart; 3 raffle tickets for a chance to win the 50/50 $$$$ pot (more golfers – more $$$$); additional raffle tickets can be purchased during the day => 3 tickets - $10.00 (SPE’s half goes towards our Scholarship Fund) and Food: Lunch and Dinner will be provided! Note: NorthStone is a private course, which has a fully equipped kitchen with staff – Meals are Excellent!!! Other activities are Great Door Prizes (we are asking for sponsors and others to please bring a gift & we will promote your generosity!!!).
Sign Up Early: - The Carolinas Cup Challenge is being promoted in our local SPE Sections: Carolinas, Piedmont Coastal, Southeast-GA and VA Sections. Foursomes are limited: (Singles are Welcome Too, we will find you a spot!!!): 30 groups => 120 golfers
Direct: 704.509.8369 / Mobile: 704.930.9758
Sign Up Early: - (Please click this link for a sign up form), or by contacting Beverly Jarrel( (704) 602-4127) at the Polymers Center of Excellence for any additional information.
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SPE Carolinas 2014/2015
Hello to all and hope everyone is doing well! Welcome to the SPE Carolinas Section upcoming 2014/2015 season. Our meeting/event schedule is complete and posted on the Events page. Please take time to review and choose an event to attend. Bring a friend, maybe your Manager, to see what SPE has to offer. We will gladly listen to any future topic suggestions also. The whole purpose of SPE is to promote and educate people on the plastics industry. Please help us support our industry! We are always looking for more people to get involved in our Carolinas Section. We have posted the current Board of Directors in the About SPE Carolinas tab. Feel free to contact any of us for on how you can help and get involved, maybe even join the Board of Directors. Please remember we are here for you. Anything we can do to help you function better in the plastic industry, please let us know. Of course, thank you for your continued support of the SPE Carolina Section and we look forward to seeing you at one or all of our planned events.
President SPE Carolinas
To all our members, we hope you had a wonderful holiday season and wish you a good start for the New Year!
Thank you for helping us make 2013 a successful year for our SPE section.
We had interesting visits to plant sites and educational speeches, with good food and even better conversations.
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You explore what is out there … opportunities to do business, optimize processes, find potential new employees and yes – help yourself in the process! Looking forward to see you soon!
With the best wishes, your Tim Haake – BoD / Membership
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