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News from the
Minnesota Metro EWGA Chapter
February 2018
Presented by a MnMetro EWGA preferred course:  Rush Creek Golf Course
Save the Date!
16-18      Golf Show
8               Canvas & Wine       
7th           Tee Off!
18 & 21   New Member Orientation
Quick Links
EWGA and LPGA Alliance
Jane Geddes, EWGA CEO, and the LPGA announced they are uniting in a strategic alliance to grow the game of golf for women. You can read about it in related articles at .   
Photos Wanted
Playing golf somewhere this winter?  Submit a photo, tell us where you are, and we'll share it in the Newsletter.  Send to Ellen or Dianne.
Golf Rules!

If you want to brush up on your golf rules and/or golf etiquette, we recommend the following two documents:  The Simplified Rules of Golf (provided by the MGA) and Golf Etiquette Overview.

Why am I using a new putter? Because the last one didn't float too well.
           - Craig Stadler 

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Minnesota Golf Show - There is still time to sign up!
February 16 - 18
There are still slots open for telling the EWGA story at our Booth.  If you've played in leagues, attended events, played in Chapter Championship, this opportunity is for you.  Plus you get in free and can take advantage of all the deals! 
Wine & Canvas - 1st Social Event of 2018
Thursday, March 8th at 6:30 pm
2900 Pentagon Drive (easy to get to near 35W and Stinson Blvd)
St Anthony, MN 55418
Join your fellow EWGA members trying something new and different. A little nervous? Don't be - the instructors guide you thru the process step-by step and even the most hesitant of artists will create a piece to be proud of. Maybe you'll unleash your inner Picasso!
Advance reservations are required. Sign up at EWGA at Wine & Canvas Minneapolis. Deadline to register is March 5th.
2018 Planning is in Full Swing
The Board is busy putting together our 2018 Chapter playbook.  TeeOff gets us started on April 7.  Planning is underway for great golf activities this summer and upcoming social events in the next few months to get us to golf season.  Watch for email invitations and also check for dates and details posted on our website, Facebook and in future newsletters.
2018 TeeOff and Expo
Saturday, April 7th from 9 am to noon
Brookview Golf Course,  Golden Valley, MN 
Hold the date - more information and registration details will be provided in next month's newsletter.

Opportunities Abound
Volunteers are needed for TeeOff, from advance planning to day-of-event staff.  Please contact Julie to see how you can help.
Sponsors and Vendors for Expo
Our TeeOff Expo is the perfect time to introduce your business or product to our Chapter.  It's a grown up 'show and tell' for your business /product at a very reasonable price.  Our Expo is always open to non-EWGA members so if you know someone who would appreciate this opportunity, and for further details, contact Janette .
Spotlight of the Month: Karey Jensen
MnMetro member Karey Jensen, has been a Chapter Development Specialist (CDS) for almost 10 years. This EWGA National group councils all Chapters Boards in all aspects of maintaining a Chapter. There are approximately 15 CDSs and each consults an average of 6 Chapters and National connects with this group on a regular basis via conference calls.  CDS members are dedicated to helping Chapters thrive and grow.  By mutual agreement, Karey is our CDS.  On behalf of our Chapter, Thank You Karey for your commitment to EWGA and us.