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Membership Meeting
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A. J. Gators Sports Bar & Grill
3908 Holland Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Mark Mills
757/374-7271
 or Tom Tucker
757/482-4555
The Mogul Ski Club now meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The general membership meeting is opened to all members, guests and the public. If you are a guest or a visitor, please give a holler to any member of the club who will more than happy to direct you to our membership team.

Social hour starts at 6:00pm with the general meeting starting at 7:30pm. Everyone is to invited to join in for the no-host Happy Hour, with specials running on appetizers and drinks from 5:00 - 7:00pm. The meetings are very informal, with discussions about upcoming events and other club business.

Don't let the title "Mogul Ski" Club fool you. Yes there are those of us who get a kick out of skiing, but it's really more about the socializing and the many other activities we love to participate in. So if you are inclined to visiting Hampton Roads many institutions to partake of the libations or...... skiing, biking, golfing, kayak/canoeing, hiking, camping..... come check out our group.
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Valentine Dance with COOLIN OUT
Friday, February 13th, 2015 7:00 PM - ??
Khedive Shrine Temple, Chesapeake
645 Woodlake Drive
Regina Porterfield
757/630-3747
Khedive Ritualistic Divan
21st Annual Sweetheart Dance. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.
Heavy Hors d'oeuvres 7:00 - 8:00
Dance 8:00 - 12:00
Cash Bar, Silent Auction, Dress: Casual
COST $20 PER PERSON

As of January 21 we have 36 people going and 4 tables full.

I am not taking any more payments.
You can contact Cecil Doughtie at 439-3374 and ask him if he has tickets available. Tell him you want a table by the Mogul Ski Club!

Board Meeting
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
TBD
Mark Mills
757/374-7271
 or Tom Tucker
757/482-4555
All Mogul Club members are invited to attend the Board Meetings. The meetings are usually held the Tuesday following the Monthly Membership Meeting from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at various locations. If the Board meeting is held at a place where dinner is available, a social will start at 6:30 and then 7:00 for the meeting. Check the calendar or ask a board member for the location and details.
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Sunday River Ski Trip
Saturday, February 21st, 2015 4:00 PM - Saturday, February 28th, 2015 1:00 PM
Sunday River Ski Resort
15 South Ridge Rd Newry, Maine
Mark Mills
757/374-7271
 or Jeffrey Harper
757/685-4893
Hi Everyone! It is time for our third go at Sunday River Ski Resort which will be our "Sort of Blue Collar" ski trip for the season. The resort spans 3.5 miles, 8 mtn peaks, with 132 trails (43 green, 48 blue, 25 diamond, 16 double diamond) and approx 2,400' of vertical.

Amazingly we've completely booked the trip in just the first month of advertising!! However, if you are still interested and have not signed up I can put you on a stand by list. With so many players there is always the chance that one or two may fall out.

The cost has increased to 800.00/person for 2015. Why the 100.00 you may ask? We are taking a big step up in lodging to the newest SKI-IN/SKI-OUT hotel at the resort, the Jordan Grand Hotel. The package will include your transportation, 5 nights staying in one, two, and three bedroom hotel condos, 4.5 days skiing, and (ski lessons if desired each day). The package also includes a welcome aboard party hosted by the resort. We will finish off the last night with a potluck dinner where everyone contributes there left overs for a hooh haah evening of food and libations!!

All players need to be at the train station NLT 4:00 so we can stage the luggage and have it measured/weighed and checked in. The station is located on Rte 60 a quarter mile on the right from Rte 17 intersection (just before the James River Bridge). Parking at the station for the duration is free and at your own risk.

Mark will be carrying ONE boarding pass which will cover those participants who paid 800.00. For those who paid 650 and joined the trip late, you will need to purchase your own Amtrak ticket (specifics for the train # are below).

Concerning baggage, we will be allowed to carry on two small bags and check two bags (your ski bag and your large suitcase) which will go in the baggage car. REMEMBER THAT YOUR SKI BAGS CAN NOT EXCEED (72 INCHES / 6 FEET IN LENGTH) OR YOU WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL BAGGAGE FEE)(your large bag can not exceed 50 lbs)

Our AMTRAK train #66 departs at 5:20 PM from the Newport News station Saturday 21 February for a "railway all nighter" to Boston arriving at 8:00 AM Boston-South Station terminal. We will then take a 3 hour charter bus to the resort. We will be making a stop just before the resort at a grocery store so everyone can pick up food and beverages to put in their kitchen for the week. Our resort arrival time should be approx 1:00 to 2:00 PM. After check-in everyone can hit the slopes!!

For those needing rentals they can be purchased at the South Ridge Main Rental Shop. Our group discounted rate is 96.00 for a four day rental and 120.00 for a five day. If you would like to reserve your skis ahead of time the shop can be contacted AFTER 30NOV at 207-824-4362 between 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM.

At check-in a credit card must be provided for each room so that a $300.00 damage deposit can be authorized (no damage to your room equals no damage fees assessed to your card when you leave).

The Jordan Hotel has an outdoor heated pool with two hot tubs, a spa, fitness center, small gift shop, two restaurants (Grand Ave & Sliders), Norther Lights Cafe, complimentary hotel Wi-Fi, and a ski check room to store your skis. There are numerous other restaurants within the resort complex and even more in the town of Newry 5 miles away.

Free shuttle service runs every 10-15 mins from the lodge to the resort complex lift points, restaurants and shopping areas. From the South Ridge Base another free shuttle runs into the town of Newry every 30 mins from morning to approx 1:00 AM.

We will depart Friday at approximately 10:30 AM 27 February to arrive in Boston around 1:30 PM. We will check in or bags and everyone will have 6-7 hours to check out the Boston sights. Our Amtrak train (#67) will depart at 9:30 PM to arrive in Newport News Saturday 12:05 PM February 28th.

For all participants we will have a pre-launch ski meeting at Mark and Vonnie's home at 5:00 PM Sunday 15 Feb.

It should be a great time!! If you have any questions pls contact Mark Mills at 374-7271.

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