Weekly Word - 4/29/2013

LAKE PANORAMA NATIONAL RESORT

LPN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S LEAGUES KICK-OFF
Both the LPN Men's and Women's leagues will hold their annual kick-off events this week, with play beginning next week.

The Men’s Stag will be Wednesday, May 1. Cocktails and munchies begin at 5:30 p.m. with a brief program and raffle drawing scheduled around 7 p.m. Find more Men’s League details at our website.

The Women’s League tee-off dinner will be Thursday, May 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The evening will include dinner, program, gifts, prizes and details about the 2013 league. Find more information on the Women’s League at our website.

SOCIAL CANVAS PAINTING RETURNS APRIL 30
A few slots remain for the “Social Canvas To Go” painting event tomorrow. It begins at 6 p.m. in the LPN banquet room, but participants should arrive early to check in.

An artist guides participants through replicating the night's featured painting. Food and drink can be purchased from The Links throughout the event. Specials will include $1 off all appetizers and flat bread pizzas, $1.50 draw beer, $2.50 well drinks and $3 glasses of house wine.

Cost is $35, which covers canvases, paints, brushes, easels and aprons. Credit card information is collected to hold the reservation, with the $35 fee paid at check-in. Reservations must be made no later than April 29 by calling 515-216-1037, or online.

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
Lake Panorama National’s annual Mother’s Day brunch will be Sunday, May 12. Chef Mike Harris will prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees, along with sweet desserts. Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Because of the brunch, the Links will be closed for regular service. Make your reservations today by calling 641-755-2080.

UPCOMING GOLF EVENTS
May 4: Two-Person Match Play (Entry deadline has passed.)
May 6: U.S. Open Local Qualifier (Entry deadline has passed.)
May 18: Armed Forces Day Tournament
May 27: Memorial Day Couples
June 1 & 2: Guthrie County State Bank Men’s Member Guest (Entry deadline is May 8.)

CLOSINGS
May 4: Links Dining Room closed beginning at 4 p.m. (Bar will be available for seating.)

PANORAMA WEST GOLF COURSE

PANORAMA WEST MEN’S LEAGUES
There are two men’s leagues at Panorama West. League members must either purchase an annual Panorama West membership, or pay the $16 daily green fee. Both leagues still are accepting players, and dues are $20.

The Thursday morning league began play April 25. Members tee off between 7 and 8:30 a.m. Dues cover 18 weeks of regular play with weekly cash prizes and individual awards at the end of the season, plus a final tournament and luncheon Sept. 5. For more information, contact Virgil Hoehne at 641-757-0962 or 2grandkids@live.com.

The Tuesday evening men’s league will begin May 7 and run through Aug. 27. Weekly and end-of-year prizes are awarded. The last Tuesday of each month is a best-ball team format, playing from the par-4 tee boxes. For more information, contact Kevin Richey at 641-757-0487 or richeyk1@yahoo.com; or Trent Crawmer at 515-240-1203 or trentcrawmer@gmail.com.

PANORAMA WEST WOMEN’S LEAGUE
The Panorama West women’s league held a kick-off luncheon April 24 at the Lake Panorama National Conference Center. Plans for the season were shared and door prizes awarded. League members must either purchase an annual Panorama West membership, or pay the $16 daily green fee. Dues are $25. Weekly and end-of-year prizes are awarded.

Play begins May 7 with a two-person best-ball event. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with rolls and coffee available. John Dinnebier, LPN general manager and director of golf, will provide a group golf clinic at 9 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

Regular play gets underway May 14 and continues each Tuesday through Sept. 10. For more information, contact Janet Luing at 641-755-3347 or jdluing@netins.net.