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Greetings Ladies and Gent:

Welcome July!!!  On the 1st, we had great time at the Mystery Golf Outing at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club and all 16 golfers had a blast!  Thank you, Jasmin!!! 

As mentioned in my last Membership Message, the friendly league competitions have resumed.  The winner for the July 1 Tour League competition – the lowest putts- is… Pamela Wilson with 29 putts! Also, both Jewel Pearson and Sherri Fennel guessed the Mystery!  

SWING AND SIP.  We now have a date for our Swing and Sip.  Please mark your calendar for Friday, July 30, from 6:00 – 8:00 as follows:

  • 6:00 – 6:30 Swing at the Range or for a Mini Clinic
  • 6:45 Chapter Photo
  • 7:00 – 8:00 Sips/Happy Hour

Please save the date.  More details to follow.

FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR IN AUGUST – Meet us at The Brass Tap at the National Harbor for Happy Hour on August 27, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00.  Address: 164 Fleet Street, Oxon Hill, Maryland, 20745.

VIRTUAL BINGO IS COMING IN SEPTEMBER.  This is our chapter fundraiser based on your feedback from the chapter survey.  If you have items to donate for the bingo prizes, please send an email to Maria_Price_Detherage08@yahoo.com with VIRTUAL BINGO DONATION – in all caps in the subject.  In the body of the email, please describe your contribution/item and estimated value by July 15, 2020. 

WILLIAMSBURG – The Annual Chapter Tradition Continues!
  Make your deposit to reserve your spot today for the chapter Williamsburg Getaway October 8 – 11, 2021 and spread the word to your fellow golfers.  See details in the June 29, 2021 email or see flyer at:  Williamsburg Golf Getaway October 8-11, 2021.  This is always a blast!!!!  Don’t miss it!

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS.  Elections for our new chapter officers are right around the corner and we need YOU! 

Opportunities to serve on the 2021 Ballot:

  • President
  • Director of Events
  • Membership Chair

Here is the notional timeline:

7/25:                Nominating Committee Appointed

8/10-8/15:        Nominations Open

8/16 – 8/29:     Qualify & Interview Candidates

8/30:                Ballot Presented to Board for Approval

9/4:                  Ballots sent to members

9/14 – 9/20:     Voting

9/25:                Ballot Counting Complete

10/1-10/5:        Results announced and reported to HQ

10/5- 10/22:    Transition meetings, records, and process

10/23:              End of Year Brunch and Awards Ceremony

11/1:                New Board takes office

If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please send me an email at Maria_Price_Detherage08@yahoo.com by July 15, 2021.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is the first step in the process of creating the cohesive leadership team to lead the Chapter. The role of the Nominating Committee is to seek out and find the best-qualified candidates for each of the available Board positions. It is also the committee’s responsibility to properly evaluate each candidate to ensure they meet the qualifications and fit the best candidates to each position. The committee also ensures the candidates understand and agree to the expectations before they serve on the Board of Directors. Nominating Committee members are limited to service on the Nominating Committee for two (2) consecutive years.

I look forward to seeing you at our next outing.  Until then, let us continue to swing, bring, and serve.  Happy Independence!!!




Our 2021 Chapter League Calendars!

Tour League
April to October - Tour League 2021 Calendar
For more information (dates, times, registration), please visit the Tour League Signup Genius page: 2021 Tour League
Coordinator / POC:  Jasmine McDuffie

Sunday Divas League (New Golfers) 
1st Sundays - May to October (May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, and October 3)
For more information (dates, times, registration), please visit the Sunday Divas Signup Genius page: 2021 Sunday Divas 9-Hole Golf League
Coordinator / POC:  Odessa Scott


Chapter News
Through out the year we have volunteer opportunities to assist, such as:

  1. Captain of Golf Event(s)
  2. Planning Social Activities
  3. Assisting at the Chapter Championship- checking players in, taking pictures, etc. 
  4. Making Phone calls
  5. Recruiting new members
  6. etc. 
These really are just a few opportunities that the chapter has through out the season. You can be involved as much or as little as your time allows. We like to utilize your strengths and expertise to assist build our chapter and make every outing a fantastic experience. 

The LPGA Amateurs is a welcoming golf community for all women to Connect, Learn, Play, and Belong. You get it all with the LPGA Amateurs, the experiences are unforgettable and the benefits are priceless. The highlights of the benefits include organized golf (leagues, outings, clinics, LPGA Amateurs competitive events and golf travel experiences), social and networking events, golf education, free entrance for a member plus one guest to LPGA Tour events (in US and Canada), discounts on apparel, equipment, travel, greens fees but there is much more! View membership information here!

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