Beer Tasting This Friday, Wine Tasting December 19
Holiday cheer is in full swing at Lake Panorama National this month. Up next is a beer tasting event this Friday, December 11. Representatives of Summit Brewing Company will be here 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a fun evening of food and drink. Three Summit brews will be available for a free tasting - Sága IPA, Pilsener and Winter Ale. Summit also will have giveaways throughout the evening, and The Links kitchen will offer food specials.
A wine tasting sponsored by Johnson Brothers is planned for Saturday, December 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mark your calendars for this second tasting event of the holiday season, and watch for more details next week.
Make Reservations for LPN Holiday Brunch
Chef Peter is preparing a variety of new items for the annual LPN holiday brunch next Sunday, December 13. He also is creating some new serving stations that will make this event appealing to the eye, as well as stomachs! Service will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with reservations taken in half-hour increments. The menu includes fresh cinnamon and caramel rolls, assorted pastries, fresh fruit, assorted salads, an artisan cheese display, a made-to-order omelet station, scrambled eggs, egg soufflé and Eggs Benedict. Meat offerings include house-cured salmon, thick-sliced applewood bacon, breakfast sausage, chef-carved roast beef and ham, and corned beef hash. Crepes, French toast, au gratin potatoes and baked mostaccioli round out the offerings. Cost is $18.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages 5 to 12, with children 4 and under free. Reservations are strongly recommended. Call the LPN at 641-755-2080 to reserve your table.
To accommodate those coming out for Sunday's brunch, the LPN pro shop will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several specials will be offered that day. Come pick up some great items at great prices, either for yourself or someone on your gift list.
HALO Annual Holiday Party December 17
The annual HALO (Home And Lot Owners) holiday party will be Thursday, December 17 at the LPN. Everyone is welcome. The will be a cash bar social hour at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Following dinner, the RBJ Trio will perform music from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. The cost is $20 per person, which can be paid by check, credit card or LPN Diner’s Club. Make reservations no later than this Thursday, December 10 by calling the LPN front desk at 641-755-2080. Thanks to the planning committee of Lynda and Dick Pawlowski, Jay and Sue Merryman, Kathy and Bob Feilmeyer, Kathy Mahoney and Gary Evans for organizing this fun holiday party!
LPN Gift Cards Available
Here's an easy way to get some of your holiday shopping done. LPN gift cards in a variety of denominations can be purchased at the LPN front desk during regular business hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. These cards can be used in The Links or the pro shop, and make great gifts and stocking stuffers for family and friends.
LPN Gift Giving - Part II
Other great gift ideas can be found in the LPN pro shop. For instance, certificates for golf lessons with the LPN pros would be a welcome item under the tree. The pro shop also has lots of merchandise on sale, plus new items arriving in time for holiday gift-giving. Winter pro shop hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. (As noted earlier, the shop will be open this coming Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
LPN Gift Giving - Part III
The Iowa PGA Golf Card provides more than $10,000 in discounts at 250 golf facilities in Iowa and western Illinois. For each card sold, the American Cancer Society receives 15 percent. Money raised through card sales also supports the Iowa PGA junior golf programs and public awareness of the game. Cards can be ordered online. The regular price is $40, but LPN head pro Gary Babcock can get you a $10 discount. At checkout, enter the promo code "garybabcock" and $10 will be deducted from your total. Order online at www.iowapga.com/golf-card.