News from The Links
The Links dining room will be closed Saturday to accommodate a large wedding reception. But the Links bar will be open all day Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Both the dining room and bar will reopen Sunday at 8 a.m. Reservations are always accepted, and are an especially good idea if you'll have a large group. Call 641-755-2080 or 641-755-2100 to reserve your table.
If you haven't yet tried the recurring midweek specials, time is running out as these are only good for the month of July. Taco Tuesdays offer two hard or soft shell beef tacos topped with cheese and pico de gallo, served with rice, refried beans and queso blanco for $7.95. Wednesday is Rib Night for $15.95, and includes slow roasted pork ribs with a smoky barbeque sauce, served with bacon coleslaw and baked beans. Home-cooked comfort food, with a main dish and sides, is offered each Thursday for $10.95.
Looking for a part-time job? The LPN soon will be hiring to replace summer staff returning to school in the fall. We will be looking for part-time help at Spikes, The Links kitchen and servers in The Links restaurant. We offer competitive wages and flexible schedules. Stop by the LPN front desk daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to get an application.
Change in Spikes Management
Lake Panorama National would like to thank Chaille Crandall for all of her hard work as the Spikes manager the past two years. Chaille has done a great job at Spikes, but now has decided to pursue other opportunities. On July 10, Dee Powell stepped into the position of Spikes manager for the remaining months of the 2016 golf season. A big thanks and best wishes to Chaille, and a welcome and congratulations to Dee!
Rally for a Cure is Thursday
The annual LPN Rally for a Cure to raise money for breast cancer awareness is this Thursday. This event is sponsored by the LPN women's league, but is open to all women golfers. This is a four-gal best shot that will begin with checkin at 5 p.m. and a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Donations for a silent auction are welcomed. The entry fee is $20, with non-LPN members also paying green fees for nine holes. Included in the registration fee is a one-year subscription to one of four magazines. More details and an entry form are available online.
Sadie Hawkins Couples is Friday
The 11th annual LPN Sadie Hawkins couples event is this Friday. This event requires a woman to invite a man other than her husband to be on her two-person team. Sign up as a two-person team, and you can request to play with another couple. The cost is $10 per team, or $35 per team if one person is not an LPN member. Register at Spikes at 5 p.m. with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Sign up in the pro shop, or by calling 641-755-2024. More information is online here.
LPN Club Championship July 23-24
The 45th LPN Club Championship will be Saturday and Sunday, with an 18-hole round both days. There is one women’s division, with play from the red tees. There are three categories for men. The open division is for players 16 years of age and up, and played from the blue tees. A senior division is for men 50 and older, with play from the white tees. A super senior men’s division is for those 70 and older, with play from the red tees. Prizes will be awarded in both gross and net divisions, with flights based on the number of entries. Entry fees of $30 are due by Friday. More details and a list of past winners is online.
The Junior Club Championship Saturday is a 9-hole event, open to all LPN junior members, and recommended for ages 7 through 15. Play will be from the red tees and begin at 5 p.m. Parents are asked to help caddie and score for their junior players. Entry fee is $10. More details and a list of past winners is here. Call the pro shop at 641-755-2024 to get entered.
Volunteers Needed for Iowa Open
The LPN hosts the Brokers International Iowa Open August 19-21, and volunteers are needed for 160 shifts. More than half of those are filled, including most shifts Friday and Saturday mornings. At least 20 additional shifts remain open each day Friday and Saturday afternoons and Sunday morning. Morning shifts Friday and Saturday begin between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., depending on the hole assignment. Afternoon shifts start between noon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday shifts start between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., and will last until play is completed on assigned holes, which should be 4-5 hours. Lunch, snacks and bottled water is provided to volunteers each day they work.
All volunteers are invited to a cookout at Spikes on Tuesday, August 16 at 5 p.m.. At that time, they will receive a new gold-colored Antigua microfiber shirt, with a choice of black, cardinal or purple logo. While they last, new volunteers also will receive a new shirt and cap from previous years. Online registration is preferred and available here. Paper copies of the form are available in the LPN pro shop, at Spikes, or from Larry and Julie Wykoff, volunteer coordinators. Questions? Call Julie at 515-778-0053.