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Archive: Sites & Meetings 2002

Education & Professional Development
Michael R. Donahue, CCM, Chairperson

NECMA Sites & Meetings 2002
Gregory L. Cincotta, CCM, Chairperson

January 14, 2002
Nashua Country Club, Nashua NH
Host Greg L. Cincotta, CCM
Education: Competency Area IV: Human and Professional Resources -"Stress Management" with Jim Graves, Ph.D., Clinical and Sports Psychology, Head Games, ProFormance.
February 3-7, 2002
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, TX 75th Annual World Conference on Club Management and Exposition.
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February 19, 2002
Boston College Club, Boston, MA
Host Jada Emery Meding
Education: Competency Area III: Accounting and Financial Management in the Private Club. "Financing & Capital Projects"
March 2, 2002
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Westin Hotel, Waltham, MA
Host Massachusetts Golf Association (MGA)
MGA Spring Conference
The 2002 event will feature a keynote speaker and five breakout sessions that will address a wide range of industry issues. Highlights of the breakout sessions include presentations by Tom Meeks, USGA and Jim O'Mara, PGA. 
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March 6, 2002
The Country Club, Brookline MA
Host David Chag, CCM
Education: Competency Areas I/VI: Private Club Management, and External and Governmental Influences: "Trends in the New Millennium for Private Club" and "Legal/Legislative Club Status Issues" with featured guest speaker, Mr. Kevin Scullen of the National Club Association (NCA), and dinner social held in conjunction with New England Club Chapter, Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP). Bring your Club Controller and Treasurer.
March 18, 2002
Thorny Lea Golf Club, Brockton, MA
Host Daniel Hall
Education: Competency Area I/IX: Private Club Management, and Sports and Recreation. 
"Medical Emergency Preparedness at Your Golf Course" with speaker, Patrick A. Roselli, President, GolfSafe, Inc.
March 25, 2002
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Foxwoods Golf & Country Club, Richmond RI.
Sponsored by Rhode Island PGA
Rhode Island Professional Golfers' Association Education Seminar
Open to PGA Professionals, Golf Course Superintendents, and General Managers. Seminar Topics: Financial Expert Question and Answer Taxes to IRA's; Thor Guard Lightning Detection and Safety; CPR Certification, Basic First Aid and Certification. $60.00 per person, cost covers continental breakfast, lunch, and certification. Please call Larry Demers at Foxwoods Golf & Country Club to reserve a spot. 401-539-0300
April 2, 2002
The International, Bolton, MA
Host Brian Lynch
Education: Annual Spring CMI Workshop. Competency Area I/IV: Private Club Management and Human and Professional Resources, "The DNA of Success" with featured speaker, Paul Hanlon, and David Meader Student Scholarship Awards Dinner.
April 22-23, 2002
Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, Cologne, NJ, Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Host Philadelphia & New Jersey Chapter CMAA
Fourth Annual Club Managers' Make-A-Wish® Golf Classic, and Region I-II-III Alliances' One Day Educational Seminar.
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May 4-6, 2002
CMAA Headquarters, Alexandria, VA CMAA 75th Year Celebration
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May 8, 2002
Brae Burn Country Club, Newton, MA 
Host - New England Club Chapter, HFTP
NEC-HFTP Education & Social
Topic: "Best Practices for Avoiding Wrongful Termination and Discrimination Claims" with Robert L. Ciociola, Partner, Massachusetts Office, Lichfield Cavo, Attorneys at Law
Reservations: Contact Virginia Clarizia, Tedesco Country Club, Fax 781-631-6530, Email
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May 21, 2002
Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, MA
Host Jeff Wargo, CCM
Education: Competency Area VI. External and Governmental Influences - OSHA: 5-Year Strategic Plan
June 2-3, 2002
Wianno Club, Osterville, MA
Host Jack Thomson, CCM and George Chamberlain
Education: NECMA Summer Workshop.
Competency Area II. Food and Beverage - "Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments."

July 22, 2002
University Club, Boston, MA
Host Drew Ford
Education: Competency Area I: Private Club Management. "Trends & Looking Forward in Greens Management" with special guest speaker, Mr. James Fitzroy, CGCS, President, Golf Course Superintendents Association, New England (GCSANE). 
July 29, 2002
Charter Oak Country Club, Hudson, MA
Host Randall J. Heflin, CCM
NECMA Annual Club President- Golf Professional- Golf Course Superintendent- Manager Golf Outing 2002.
Special Guests: Peter Tunley, CCM, CMAA National President and New England Allied Association Leaders from MGA, NEPGA, and GCSANE.
August 11, 2002
The Cumberland Club, Portland, ME
Host John Hurley
Annual Summer Social. Day 1. 
Mid-Summer Dinner in Historic Downtown Portland.
August 12, 2002
Falmouth Country Club, Falmouth, ME
Host Paul Russell, CCM
Annual Summer Social. Day 2.
Lunch, Golf, Pool, Tennis, Traditional New England Clambake Dinner.
September 5, 2002
The Country Club, Chestnut Hill, MA
Host David Chag, CCM
National Club Association (NCA) 
Research Study Roundtable Session
"Club Trends in the New Millennium" 
September 23, 2002
Ipswich Country Club, Ipswich, MA
Host Don Smith
Education: Annual Fall CMI Workshop. Featuring Nationally Renowned Speaker, Ron Yudd
=Earn 6 CMI Workshop Credits=
Points of Profit™ ... Result Oriented Program of Operational Analysis, and Mentoring Today for Leaders Tomorrow ... Teach Others How to Guide Toward Success.
September 25, 2002
Wellesley Country Club, Wellesley, MA New England Club Chapter-HFTP Education/Social
"What to expect from an IRS 501(c)7 Audit" How to prepare, how long should it take, etc. Robert O'Brien, Internal Revenue Agent the past 14 years has specialized in audits of Tax Exempt Corporations. Also, A brief presentation from Golf Safe, a company that focuses on Emergency Response Planning at your Golf Course. Meeting: Registration 4:00PM, Golf Safe 4:30, IRS 5-6:00, Social 6-6:30, Dinner 6:30, Cost $40.00 Member, $45.00 Non Members, RSVP, Fax 781-631-6520, No later than Monday Sept. 23.
September 27-30, 2002
Friday -Monday
Union League Club, Chicago, IL CMAA Leadership/Legislative Conference.
October 15, 2002
The International, Bolton, MA
Host Brian Lynch
Annual David Meador Fund Purveyors Golf Outing 2002, proceeds to benefit the NECMA David Meader Education/Student Scholarship Fund.
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October 21, 2002
LeBaron Hills Country Club, Lakeville, MA
Host Michael Smith
Annual Meeting and Elections 2002.
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November 18, 2002
New York Yacht Club Harbour Court, Newport, RI
Host Patty Fleming
Education: Competency Area II: Food and Beverage, Wine List Development - CMAA International Wine Society Chapter Education & Tasting. "The Wines of Georgia" from Imereti to Kakheti with guest speaker, Irakly Kaveladze, President, IBC GROUP, Inc.

Breaking News...

2003 CMAA National Club Championship deadline 
for registration has been extended to January 1, 2003. 

November 20, 2002
6:00 p.m.
Radisson Hotel, 200 Stuart Street Boston New England Club Chapter-HFTP Education/Social
Carol Chandler of Stoneman, Chandler & Miller LLP, Boston, MA will review
Mass. General Law 152A covering the issues of tips, service charges, tip pooling, gratuities etc. charged in conjunction with banquet, meal service, functions etc. Carol will provide information on the most recent Massachusetts cases and guidelines for the future handling of these issues. Carol has been a long time supporter of HFTP and has presented (with high ratings) at many of both NE HFTP chapters over the years. RSVP, Fax 781-631-6520
December 1, 2002
Charles River Country Club, Newton, MA
Host Daniel O'Connell
The Annual Holiday Gala.
A Formal Dinner Dance.

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