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The Lake Forester
Residential Customer
Daphne, AL 36526
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The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 1
The Lake Forester
Your Community...Experience it!
February 2016
Volume 26, No. 2
NEIGHBORHOOD
tidbits
Garden Club Meeting • 10am
Thursday, February 4th
Valentines Day Brunch Buffet
Sunday, February 14th
Women's Club Meeting • 11am
Thursday, February 18th
City of Daphne Arbor Day
Saturday, February 27th
Daphne Civic Center
8 - 11am
Presidents
Comments
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Submitted by:
Steve Sasser
President
We’re just one month in and
it seems it has been a busy year
already. The Montclair Pool
renovation is in full swing. We’ve
had several meetings about the
renovations at the 19th Hole
with HMR and our long range
planning committee. The by
laws and covenants committee
have been working on by laws
amendments. We had a ribbon
cutting ceremony at the Daphne
Central Park. The Board of
Directors had a Saturday morning
work session retreat at the Yacht
Club. As I’m writing this article,
the City of Daphne’s public
works department is making
preparations to replace the drain
pipe under #17, so we can move
on with repaving the cart path.
The Montclair Pool is looking
The Old Farmer’s
Almanac
February 2016
Temperature 46°
(1° below avg.)
Precipitation 5”
(avg.)
Feb 1-3: Snow, then sunny, very cold
Feb 4-8: Rain, then sunny, cold
Feb 9-15: Scattered t-storms, mild
Feb 16-17: Sunny, cool
Feb 18-22: Showers, mild
Feb 23-26: Snow north, rain south; then
sunny, cool
Feb 27-29: Showers, cool
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awesome! It will look like a
different property by the time
the pools open up this Spring.
The pool itself will look brand
Steve Sasser
new, and it won’t leak! The deck
expansion is going to allow for a
lot more room around the pool to
spread out. The new fence will do
away with the barbed wire, prison
looking fence. The bathrooms
will get some long overdue love.
So please, ride by and check it
out.
We are having the buildings
assessed and the property
surveyed at the 19th Hole and the
Yacht Club. All of the plans we
are to make will depend greatly
on these assessments. As these
will be some the biggest capital
improvements Lake Forest has
ever made, you should weigh
in your thoughts. We’re doing
our best to meet the needs and
expectations of our membership,
but if we don’t hear from you, we
don’t know what you want.
Communication was a topic
we spent a great deal of time
on at our work session. We’re
looking into rebuilding our
website, www.lakeforestpoa.org.
We’re also looking into creating a
Facebook page to help keep our
membership informed. We get the
fact that fewer people are looking
at printed media. So, we’re going
to exhaust every avenue we can to
keep accurate information going
out. It will always depend on the
individual members, though, to
be as informed and as involved
as they want to be. We have
open positions for our board of
See Moving On, Page 4
Happy
Valentines
Day
Inside Lake Forester
General
Managers
Report,
Page 2
Lake Forest
Women’s Club,
Page 3
The
Fishing Hole,
Page 5
Tennis News
at the LFRC
Page 9
2 • The Lake Forester • February 2016
GENERAL MANAGERS
Report
Rob Wright, CCM, CAM
It doesn’t matter where
you are from, it’s been
COLD! January was an
interesting month. Our
snowbird residents are
back and really commented
on all of the good things
happening at Lake Forest,
such as Burger night, golf
specials and the golf deals.
On January 9th, your Lake
Forest Board, Daphne Mayor
Dane Haygood and Daphne
City Councilors, Ron Scott,
John Lake and Randy
Written By
Lura Kauffman
Photos Submitted by
Lura Kauffman
Our January meeting
was called to order by Dana
Sawyer in the absence
of Carmen Luck with 23
members present which
included one new member.
The Inspiration was read by
Judy Baust.
Janet Pruitt, First Vice
President introduced
speaker Jere Trigg for his
presentation on African
Fry along with Daphne
Public Works Director and
Recreational Director cut
the ribbon on the new Lake
9 walking path and disc
golf course, called Central
Park. The walking path is
one of the biggest requests
by Lake Forest residents to
have within the community
and now we do. I would
also like to commend
the Board members of
Lake Forest. They are
all resident homeowners
in Lake Forest yet made
the difficult decision to
increase the maintenance
fees. Almost all of the new
fees are being designated
for infrastructure and
amenity repair and upgrade.
I congratulate them on
making a difficult decision
although all homeowners
will be the ultimate winners.
If you have the
opportunity, drive by
Montclair pool. It will be
finished shortly and the
vision of the renovated pool
will service the community
for years to come.
The golf course
is handling the cold
temperatures fairly well.
Big changes were made
in the pricing at the Pro
Shop with the intent of
making it less expensive for
homeowners to play golf on
the best course in the area.
Individual rounds are much
less expensive as is the
annual greens fee rate. The
new pricing means that even
if you are only a weekend
warrior, your course is the
place to play. The paper
bag discoloration is normal
for the cold weather that
The Yacht Club had the
biggest food and beverage
months since the old
clubhouse was in its prime.
Now we are getting ready
for some big menu changes
to keep it fresh. Look for
all the specials in the eblast
and if you are not getting
the eblast contact Missy at
626-0788 and she’ll get you
set up.
The annual meeting will
be March 21st at St. Paul’s;
we look forward to seeing
you there.
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Lake Forest
Garden Club
growing African Violets
in his retirement and now
sells them from his home
in Spanish Fort. According
to Mr. Trigg African Violets
were discovered in 1892 in
Tanzania in Eastern Africa
where they were found
blooming on the ledges of
mountains. The original
plants had only blue flowers
but in 1920 seeds were
imported to the United
States and soon ten hybrids
were produced. Now there
Photo by:
Linda Locklin
Janet Pruitt, new President of Garden Club
and Jere Trigg, speaker
Violets which were
beautifully illustrated by
the plants that he brought
to share as door prizes and
by the many plants which
were available for purchase.
Mr. Trigg is a chemical
engineer who began
we have been having and
with a little nitrogen, water
and about a week of sunny,
mild weather will green back
up. The good news is that
the greens are healthy and
putting well and the tee
boxes and fairways are in
good shape. The pro shop
has some great deals on
shirts and balls and some
really great pricing for home
owners. We also offer a play
card and a great deal for
snowbirds.
are many varieties of leaves
and bloom colors. He
provided handouts which
included many growing tips
for these colorful plants.
Light is critical for a
healthy blooming plant.
Light provides energy for
the plant but the plants
must be protected from
direct sun and they also
grow well under fluorescent
light. Watering should be
done with room temperature
or tepid water and may be
done from the top or the
bottom but it is important
to remember not to get
water on the crown of the
plant as this will lead to
crown rot. Also, do not let
the pot sit in water because
the excess water will cause
root rot. Feeding should
be done with a balanced
fertilizer such as Optimera.
The environment should
be between 60-80 degrees
with the ideal temperature
between 70-75 degrees with
50% humidity. Soil should
be a sphagnum based “soilless” mix, consisting of at
least 30-50% vermiculite
and/or perlite. Plants should
be groomed by removing
old flowers and their bloom
stalks. When grooming,
do not cut the old bloom
stalks or yellow leaves but
gently hold the bloom stalk
or leaf and move it back
and forth until it snaps
free. Never cut the stem of
the plant because cutting
encourages rot. Suckers
can also be gently removed
with a pencil point and if a
sucker is removed without
breaking the leaves it can
be planted in vermiculite
until it grows its own roots.
Plants should be repotted
every 6-12 months to prevent
packed soil. Plants may also
be repotted if they become
too large for their pots.
After refreshments
provided by our hostesses
the Minutes and Treasurer’s
Reports were approved and
it was announced that our
speaker in February will be
Gene Sellier whose topic
will be Culinary Herbs.
Dana Sawyer announced
that President Carmen Luck
had resigned her position
and that per out by-laws First
Vice President Janet Pruitt
would be the new President.
We were sorry to hear that
Carmen Luck would be
unable to continue but very
grateful to have Janet Pruitt
in this important position.
Mary Williams spoke
on the Landscape Awards
for this quarter and Dana
Sawyer gave a report on
the Christmas Decorating
Contest.
Horticulture Awards:
Photo by:
Linda Locklin
Hostesses Dana Sawyer, Selena Vaughn,
speaker Jere Trigg and hostess Rebecca Trosclair
First Place - Ruth Gross
(camellia), Second Place –
Doretta Botenus (camellia)
and Third Place – Janet
Pruitt (rose bud salvia.)
Dottie Zimmer wished
Happy Birthday to our
members with January
birthdays which included
Rose Mary Probst who is 91
this year. Door prizes were
awarded to Janet Pruitt,
Tomasina Werner, Dana
Sawyer, Linda Locklin and
Sylvia Dowdle.
Our next meeting will be
February 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. at
the Lake Forest Yacht Club
with speaker Gene Sellier
on Culinary Herbs. All
members are invited. New
members and guests are
always welcome!
Photo by:
Linda Locklin
Display of the beautiful African Violets
brought by our speaker
The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 3
Lake Forest
Women’s Club
Submitted By:
Lura Kauffman
Our December 17,
2015 meeting was held
at the Lake Forest Yacht
Club with 23 members
present and one guest.
Tables were decorated
for the Christmas holiday
by our hostesses and
as we gathered a large
flock of white pelicans
flew by overhead – a truly
stunning sight as they
circled the area before
flying away.
The meeting was
called to order and
Tomasina Werner read
our Inspiration. Connie
Mahoney introduced
speaker Annie Root,
Director of the Daphne
Art Center. The art
center is a non-profit
organization and is
located behind City Hall
in the old police station
and fire hall. In 2009 the
city of Daphne was no
longer able to fund the
art center and as a result
the center underwent a
major reorganization. As
a result the staff has been
streamlined but there
remain many classes
and activities for the
public. Membership is
$30.00 and many of the
classes are free and fees
for a six week class are
only $60.00. There are
even classes on a payas-you-go basis and the
center offers classes for
children as well as adults.
The art center also has a
web site and holds a free
exhibition once a month.
In addition to the art
activities the center also
sponsors a Farmer’s
Market at the Daphne
Un i t e d
Me t ho d is t
Church from 2-6 p.m. on
Fridays from March to
September. The Farmer’s
Market is state certified
and features produce,
meat, fish and bread
which are all from the
local area.
Tomasina Werner
announced the grand
opening of the Daphne
Central Park which
features a nine hold disc
golf course and invited
everyone to attend.
Connie Mahoney led the
singing of Christmas
Carols and members
enjoyed a delicious
lunch. The 50/50 was
won by Martha Thomas
and Connie Mahoney.
Our February meeting
will be on February 18,
2016 at the Lake Forest
Yacht Club at 11 a.m. All
members are invited and
new member & guests are
always welcome! See you
there for a delicious lunch
and good fellowship!
• Jan 29th – Apollo’s Mystic Ladies - Daphne
• Jan 30th – Knights of Ecor Rouge - Fairhope
• Feb. 5th – Maids of Jubilee - Fairhope
• Feb. 6th – Krewe of Mullet Mates - Fairhope
• Feb. 6th – Shadow Barons - Daphne
• Feb. 7th – Loyal Order of the Fire Truck - Daphne
• Feb. 8th – Order of Mystic Magnolia’s - Fairhope
• Daphne Parades start at 6:45 p.m.
• Fairhope Parades start at 7:00 p.m.
• KOMM starts at 2:00 p.m.
• LOFT starts at 2:29 p.m.
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LAKE FOREST DIRECTORY
A Covenant Restricted Community
Visit our website
www.lakeforestpoa.org
Office Hours........................................................................................... 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Adminstration Office ......................................................................................... 626-0788
Rob Wright, CCM, CAM, General Manager ..................................................... 626-0788
Food and Beverage Director ............................................................................ 626-9329
19th Hole .......................................................................................................... 626-4520
Golf Pro Shop ................................................................................................... 626-9324
Yacht Club ........................................................................................................ 626-9329
Marina ............................................................................................................... 680-6190
Stables ...................................................................................................... 251-210-8819
Tennis ............................................................................................................... 626-9696
Vision Management ................................................................................... 239-561-1444
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Steve Sasser (2013-2018), President
[email protected]
Victoria Phelps (2015-2020), Vice President
[email protected]
Tonya Halterman (2015-2020), Secretary
[email protected]
Moving On, from Page 1
directors in March.
Not including running
incumbents, Richard
Kersey and Ed Kirby,
there are only three
applicants. This tells
me one thing: The
folks who care enough
about what is going on
in their neighborhood
to sacrifice their time
to make a difference are
already doing so.
Speaking of which,
I want to say a very
gracious “Thank you”
to Mary Ann Hampton.
When Mary Ann first
joined the board of
directors in 2009, Lake
Forest was literally on
the verge of bankruptcy.
At that time, it was
unclear as to whether
the BOD was running
the management, or the
management running
the BOD. It was very
clear to all of us that
neither was taking care
of Lake Forest as they
should. Mary Ann was
elected president in
2011, and took the reins
of a wild horse. She has
spent a great deal of her
life since then taming
this beast. We all owe
her a debt of gratitude
for her legal expertise,
working with the city of
Daphne, the work she
has poured in, to get us
where we can amend
our covenants, and the
cohesive BOD we have
today. She’s had some
great help along the way,
but without her resolve,
we would not be where
we are. Thank you Mary
Ann.
Again, I urge you to
get involved with your
neighborhood.
Our
stated meetings are at
the same place, and same
time every month -7PM
at the 19th Hole on the
third Thursday. We are
talking about spending
hundreds of thousands
of our dues to make
some of the biggest
capital improvements
we’ve ever done. Help us
make 2016 a great year!
Mary Ann Hampton (2015-2019), Treasurer
[email protected]
Arthur R. Anderson (2013-2018), Sergeant of Arms
[email protected]
Ed Kirby (2011-2016)
[email protected]
Richard Kersey (2011-2016)
[email protected]
Butch Adams (2015 -2016)
[email protected]
Editor
Missy Hoover ~ 626-0788
Articles should be emailed to
[email protected]
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The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 5
The HEALTHY LIVING
SOCIAL
Fishing
Hole
COLD WATER
FISHING
By Billy Harrell
Harbor Master
Now that football
and hunting season are
over I have started my
“to do list” from last
month. That consisted
of changing the line
on 10 reels, clean and
lubricate them, wipe off
salt and build-up on the
rods, lubricate the eyes
on the rods, change the
oil in the motor, change
the oil in the lower unit,
clean bilge in hull of
boat, wash and wax boat,
lubricate the trailer,
check and replace lights
on the trailer, check
and replace tackle, and
renew license and decals
if necessary.
For you devoted and
brave souls my fishing
report for February is
the water temperatures
have dropped into low50’s. There have been
no reports of fish being
caught in the Bay at
this time. The weather
has been wonderful if
you like a lot of rain and
winds out of the North.
The bay and rivers are
muddy due to the wind
and rain, and the salinity
of the water is about .01
ppt in the Delta. This
means there is very
little fish left in the bay
except some resident
Billy Harrell
redfish and sheephead.
But, if you want to go
to the back- end of the
rivers such as the Fowl
River, Dog River, Fish
River, Magnolia River,
and Bon Secour River,
they are usually fairly
clear and saltier and
not affected by the rain
waters. The best way to
fish these waters is to
fish artificial with a 3/8
oz. jig head on a white /
chartreuse Gulp or Vudu
shrimp. This time of year
fish slow, slow, and slow
for redfish and trout.
What this really means
is the cooler weather
makes for cooler water
temperatures and the
fish bite becomes slower
and making live bait
harder to find. Good luck
and if this doesn’t work,
go home and come back
another day.
A couple of boat
shows are coming up
and they are a great
way to pass the winter
months. The Mobile
Boat Show is Feb. 1921, 2016 at the Mobile
Convention Center.
The Biloxi Boat and RV
Show is March 4-6, 2016
at Mississippi Coast
Coliseum in Biloxi, MS.
One event that happens
every year at the Marina
is the Annual Fishing
Seminar. I will be hosting
the seminar on March 19,
2016, 9a.m. at the Yacht
Club. More details will
follow next month, so
mark your calendar. The
Annual Coast Guard
Auxiliary free vessel
safety inspection will be
held at the Marina from
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on
April 23, 2016. This event
is free and will help you
get your boat compliant
to meet state and federal
regulations. The Annual
Lake Forest Youth
Fishing Tournament will
be held at the Marina
Fishing Pier from 10:00
a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on May
21, 2016. This fishing
tournament is open to
all children between
the ages of 3 to 13. Free
lunch and soft drinks
will be served after the
awards ceremony.
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6 • The Lake Forester • February 2016
LAKE FOREST
By Tim Gressett, PGA
Lake Forest Yacht
& Country Club
Head Golf Professional
WINTER GOLF
It’s been a crazy winter
so far. It was really cold
for a few days then we
had beautiful weather in
the 60’s. Hopefully your Tim Gressett, PGA
schedule allows you to much harder to compress
play on those really nice the golf ball. Using a
days.
lower compression ball
should allow you to hit
We don’t have many the ball farther.
events scheduled for
February but we will have • When selecting a club
a Special Dog Fight event for a certain yardage
on Saturday, February – club up. This means
20th. Let’s hope that’s if you normally hit a
one of the nice days!
7-Iron from 150 yards,
take out the 6 and swing
Thought I would give you away. This will also help
a few tips for playing golf adjust for any yardage
in colder temps.
lost because of the cold
• Make sure you use a conditions.
lower compression ball. • Keep and use hand
In cold conditions it is warmers. The vibration
from the club when
hitting balls can sting
the hands if your hands
are cold. So keep them
warm. If you need them,
we sell hand warmers in
the Golf Shop.
maybe not a last resort.
Our friendly staff in the
19th Hole Grill will be
glad to assist with your
favorite beverage and
delicious hot food.
Ok, yes it’s cold so bundle
• You might like to ride up and LET’S PLAY!
when you play but a real
Stop by the Lake
good way to keep warm
Forest Pro Shop
is to walk. Great exercise
for great deals on
and keeps the blood
everything you need to
master
the game. Balls
circulating.
• As a last resort you
can always get a warm
adult beverage when you
finish the round. Well,
and tees are always
in stock, along with
equipment you need
to score a hole in one.
For more information,
call 626-9324.
Thomas Hospital and Wells Fargo
Host 38th Annual Spring Fever Chase
Submitted by:
Allison Mezick
Infirmary
Health Marketing and
Community Relations
Runners and walkers
alike should get ready for
the 38th Annual Spring
Fever Chase scheduled
for Saturday, March 19,
in Fairhope. This 10K run
and 2-mile fun run/walk,
sponsored by Thomas
Hospital, an affiliate
of Infirmary
Health,
and
Wells Fargo,
t ake s
both
runners and
walkers on a
beautiful and
challenging
c o u r s e
through the
neighborhoods
of Fairhope
overlooking
Mobile Bay.
A unique, yet
important
component
of the Spring
Fever Chase
i n v o l v e s
a
friendly
competition for
prize money and grants
allocated for schools
in Baldwin County.
Grants are available for
equipment purchase
and program expenses
for physical education
departments and are
chosen based upon
availability of funds and
school participation.
Applications must
be completed and
returned to any of the
three Infirmary Fitness
Centers: ProHealth
Fitness Center, Mobile;
North Baldwin Fitness
Center, Bay Minette;
and Thomas Fitness
Center, Fairhope, by
March 12.
Schools with at least 25
race applicants receive
$2 for each participant
that registers; schools
with fewer than 25
registrations are not
eligible for cash awards.
An additional cash
award is presented to the
school with the highest
percentage of race
participants. Students
and parents must preregister through their
school no later than
March 12 to be eligible
for the school incentive
program.
Day-of-race registration
will begin at 7:00
a.m. at registration
tables located at the
intersection of Bayview
Street and Fairhope
Avenue near the starting
line. Depending on
supply, participants who
register after the early
registration deadline
may not receive a T-shirt.
Day of race registration
ends at 7:45 a.m.
Awards will be presented
to race winners during
the post-race party on
the bluff on South Mobile
Street near the finish line,
overlooking Mobile Bay.
Awards will be presented
to the top three overall
men
and
women
finishers, the top three
wheelchair participants,
the top three race walkers
and the first master's
man and woman in the
10K race. The top three
finishers in
each of 15 age
categories
for men and
women
in
the 10K will
also receive
an
awa rd .
The top three
finishers in
the 2-mile fun
run will also
be awarded.
A $250 cash
award will
be presented
for a course
record in the
male division,
f e m a l e
division and
wheelchair
division of the 10K race.
Race applications are
available at all three
Infirmary
Fi t n e s s
Centers: ProHealth
Fitness Center, Mobile;
North Baldwin Fitness
Center, Bay Minette; and
Thomas Fitness Center,
Fairhope. Participants
may also register online
at springfeverchase.com.
For more information
regarding the 2016
Spring Fever Chase, call
251-279-1684.
The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 7
Lake Forest Yacht Club
IS IT SPRING YET?
Submitted by:
Trey Waites
Food & Beverage Director
Say I love you, now
Don't wait to
send flowers
Thank goodness it
is almost spring! The
short days and cold
nights aren’t good for a
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Thursday Night Buffets
February 4th:
Mexican,
$9.95
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Fri
Sat
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music 7pm - 10ish
$.50 wings too!
6
Golf - Regular Dog Fight
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YC – Garden Club
meeting 10am
7 YC - Sunday Brunch
11:00am - 2:00pm
8 YC & Golf - Closed
9
10 YC - BOGO $8.95 11 YC - Prime Rib Buffet
Burger Special!
5pm - 8pm, $15.95
LFPOA Work Session
Meeting 7pm 19th Hole
12 YC - Karaoke/ Live
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$.50 wings too!
13
Golf - Regular Dog Fight
event
14
YC - Valentines Day
Brunch Buffet (call for
reservations)
15 YC & Golf - Closed
16
17 YC - BOGO $8.95
Burger Special!
18 YC - Soup, Salad & Potato
Bar 5pm -8pm, $9.95
*LFPOA Stated Board
Meeting 7pm 19th Hole
YC - Women's Club
meeting 11am
19 YC - Karaoke/ Live
music 7pm - 10ish
$.50 wings too!
20
Golf - Special “Dog Fight”
21 YC - Sunday Brunch
11:00am - 2:00pm
22
YC & Golf- Closed
23
24 YC - BOGO $8.95
Burger Special!
25 YC - Catfish & Chicken
Buffet 5pm -8pm, $9.95
26 YC - Karaoke/ Live
music 7pm - 10ish
$.50 wings too!
27
Golf - Regular Dog Fight
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City of Daphne Arbor Day
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The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 9
Tennis
News AT THE LFRC
Submitted by:
Michael Albrecht,
USPTA
Head Tennis
Professional
We are in the middle
of the “cold weather”
season at the Lake
Forest Racquet club
but that doesn’t seem
to keep people away.
Layer up, put your hat
and gloves on and go
play some tennis. USTA
ladies spring season
will be starting March
1st so please contact
us if you are interested
in playing on a team.
Home matches will be in
the mornings starting at
9:00 AM and will depend
on what team you are on
Photo by:
Michael Albrecht
Ladies (L to R Barbara Phipps, Connie
Whiddon, Jane Williams, Sherril Albrecht)
still play tennis when it’s 35 degrees!!
for the day you play.
Congratulations to
our men’s 3.5 BATA
team for winning their
division this last season.
Way to go guys!! Our
team was led by our
fearless leader Johannes
Schild. You did a great
job as captain, Johannes.
You really kept those
guys in check. Good
luck to all the guys on
the next season.
Some of our junior
players traveled to
Orange Beach for a
junior tennis tournament
January 8 to 10. It was
a great weekend. All
our players fought hard
in the cold conditions.
Congratulations to
Martha Grace for making
it to the semifinals.
Some of the Lake Forest
kids have only been
playing for a year and
are competing with kids
who have been playing
for 5 years.
It takes
lots of guts to go out
there and play your first
tournament. When these
kids play a tournament
there is no coaching
allowed. They are out
on the court themselves
playing these matches
with only spectators
cheering them on. Some
of the matches can go on
for 2 to 3 hours.
Have you ever wanted
to learn how to play
tennis? Here is your
chance. A ladies morning
beginner tennis program
is starting Wednesday,
March 9th, 2016 at the
LFRC in Daphne, AL. The
class will be Wednesday
and Friday mornings
Photo by:
Michael Albrecht
Elysa Nelson in some down time during the
Orange Beach Polar Bear Classis junior tennis
tournament held January 8-10
from 10:00 am to 11:00
am. The classes will be
every week for 5 weeks,
for a total of 10 beginner
classes. To sign-up or
any questions email or
call Michael Albrecht,
Director of Tennis, at
[email protected]
gmail.com
or
251.648.3952.
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The Lake Forester • February 2016 • 11
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