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« on: April 17, 2015, 08:13:24 AM »
Greetings everyone,

        This summer, there is a ground clearing project starting at Highland park. The main goal is to clear all the downed trees and limbs that can potentially be hazardous and damaging to the course. Mike Flynn has stepped up and laid out a plan. His plan will successfully clean up the course and recycle the cleared debris back into the course. This plan has 3 main phases:

1-Rounding up and piling up all the trees and limbs.
     This will be done over the next couple of months. You will see wood piles starting to form in some key locations. Feel free to add to them if you have some free time.

2-Renting a wood-chipper.
     The budget for renting a large chipper has already been approved. We will need at least 2 trucks and a bunch of strong backs. We will move the chipper to the staged piles and begin chipping them down and spreading them on the course.

3-Finishing touches
    Although the chipping will only be 1 or 2 days, the piles of wood-chips left may take longer to move around. Also the bigger logs will need to be moved to more useful places.

If you have any thoughts or ideas, or would like to volunteer to help with this project please let me know. With such a vast undertaking, any and all help is appreciated. DISC GOLF!

Courses / Highland Park Clean Up 2/21
« on: January 27, 2015, 09:41:31 AM »
There will be a group of us meeting up at Highland Park on Feb 21, from 7am-noon, to start the clean up efforts for First Flight. Sign in will be by hole one. 

This is a weather permitting event. We will update with more info as needed.

Current to do list
-Remove trash
-Remove downed trees

Supplies needed
-Trash bags (Jeff K, Shawn M)
-Hand Saws (Jeff K.)
-Power Saws (Kevin M)

-Any volunteer that donates at least 2 hours of their time will be entered into a drawing for a free entry into the Prodigy Par 2 at Trinity event that day hosted by Dana Vicich. We will draw the name at 12.

-This event will qualify for the J-Town members reward program.

Courses / Trinity (10/27/14) 9am
« on: October 26, 2014, 01:49:56 PM »
Tomorrow morning (10/27), I'm meeting Frank out at Trinity around 9 am. We are going to finish up the project on basket 18. Then I would like to work on emptying the over flowing garbage cans. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Courses / NEW Facebook group focused on course maintenance and improvement
« on: February 18, 2014, 04:03:54 PM »
A new FB group has popped up. It is NOT a new club, you DO NOT have to pay anything. It was made to facilitate the coordination of bigger improvement projects in the Joliet area. Please check it out and get involved!


Courses / Shorewood Snow Removal
« on: January 17, 2014, 07:10:27 PM »
Dan is heading up a crew to meet at Shorewood tomorrow morning. The intention is to prep the course for the tag challenge. ATM the rough plan is to meet at 930 am. Please contact Dan if your interested in coming.

Shoot The Breeze / Happy Holidays
« on: December 24, 2013, 08:50:56 AM »
Happy Holidays Jtown! Looking foward to 2014! DISC GOLF!

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