May Golf Outing – SPE Carolinas $100 Cup Challenge 2013
Upcoming SPE Carolinas Cup Challenge will to be held Monday the 20th 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: $110.00 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
Please use this attached registration form to sign up.
The purpose of the Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have shown a career interest or demonstrated practical experience in the plastics industry.
Goolsby Dcholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
1) Be a rising college sophomore, junior or senior at a four year college or two year technical school or a graduate of a four year college to obtain a post secondary graduate degree.
2) Be a full time student in good academic standing.
3) Be majoring in or talking courses that would be benificial to a career in the plastics industry. This includes bit is not limited to chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and business administration.
Scholarships will rande from $1,000 to $4,000 annually at the discretion of the Goolsby Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are awarded for one year only, but may be reviewed annually for three additional years provided satisfactory academic performance is maintained.
APLICATIONS DEADLINE: February 19. 2013
For more information, please contact:
Richard Goolsby Scholarship Fund
Foundation For The Carolinas, 220 North Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202
For more details please go to the following link - www.fftc.org
SPE Carolinas 2012/2013
2013 has been a very good year for the SPE Carolina’s Section. In January, we had a great meeting at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte that was well attended. Both our speakers, David Wirt of 3M and Rick Grimes from Richard Childress Racing, gave very informative and well received presentations. Our theme was “The Use of Plastics in NASCAR Automotive Racing” and our speakers delivered. Following our meeting everyone was free to tour the museum and take in all the exhibits. I found out the simulated racing we were able to test was much harder than playing one of the arcade racing games!
Our February meeting at Microban’s offices in Huntersville, had another great turnout of SPE members attending. Burke Nelson gave a very good presentation on “the Benefits of Using Antimicrobials” and followed up the presentation with a tour of their facility. I don’t know about you, but after learning so much about bacteria and fungi, I made sure to stock up on plenty of hand sanitizer. Read more...
To all our members a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!
Thank you for helping to make 2012 a successful year for our SPE section.
Everyone is called up to do their part and some are more active – those are the ones we all owe our thanks.
Without them, there would be no personal information exchange, no networking, no ... well you get my drift :)
The more of you who make time to come, the better it is for all.
Please consider it your New Year’s resolution ... looking forward to see you soon! :)
With the best wishes, your Tim Haake – BoD / Membership
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