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J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: 2012-2013 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: April 16, 2012, 05:38:26 AM »
Nominations for the current election have closed and since all positions are unopposed, there will be no need for voting. 

Officers for the period of 6/1/12-5/31/13 are:
President: Ray Hill
Vice-President: Frank Grimes
Secretary- Dean Bingham
Treasurer- Jason Poole
Member Advocate- Dave Kociuba

J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: 2012-2013 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: April 12, 2012, 03:07:08 PM »
Last call for nominations.  The nomination period ends tonight.

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: Frank's & Bean's Handicap League 2012
« on: April 11, 2012, 07:41:49 AM »
How was West Park last night? Was it dry and did you have enough daylight with just 18 holes?

Other than the creek, the course was about as dry as it gets.  We finished with plenty of daylight left (skipping holes 6-11).

Leagues & Tourneys / Frank's & Bean's Handicap League 2012
« on: April 11, 2012, 06:06:00 AM »
Frank's & Bean's Tuesday Nights
(Handicap-Singles League)
•   Start date:  April 10, 2012, Follow the same schedule as the doubles league.  Same time and same place as the Wednesday Nights, but on Tuesday. (Schedule)
•   $5 entry fee, optional Ace ($1), optional PDGA Sanctioned ($1) & CTPs (2x$2/CTP) = $6, CTPs will be designated as Prize Fund & Club Enhancements.  The payout will be the top 30% with a minimum of $5 for last cash.  $0.50 from each entry fee will pay the hot round of the day.
•   This year, players will have the option of playing leagues as a PDGA Sanctioned event.  They will receive official ratings and points.
•   Handling of non-rated players:  If you do not have a PDGA rating, your first 3 rounds at the handicap leagues will be free to establish your handicap.  You will only be allowed to participate in the Ace Fund, CTPs, and Bag Tags (Bag Tags will be determined on the scratch score).  Another option to acquire your handicap; if a club officer is willing to play those three rounds outside of league night. After you accumulate more rounds your rating will be taken from your last 5 rounds.
•   Frank Grimes, Dean Bingham, and Dave Kociuba will be running it.  Jason Poole will be handling the PDGA sanctioning and results.

PDGA Results

Equipment / Re: Looking for 4x glow roc and first run abc putters
« on: March 22, 2012, 04:29:40 AM »
you got anymore of those poole.... or did dom o swoop them all

All of mine are gone.

J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: 2012-2013 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: March 21, 2012, 09:45:51 AM »
Nominations will be accepted through 4/12/12

Nominations Listed Below (A=accepted, D=declined)

1.   President
Ray Hill (A)

2.   Vice-President
Frank Grimes (A)
Jesse Saenz (D)

3.   Secretary
Dean Bingham (A)

4.   Treasurer
Jason Poole (A)

5.   Member Advocate
Dave Kociuba (A)

J-Town Disc Golf Club / 2012-2013 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: March 21, 2012, 09:43:26 AM »
At this time the J-Town Disc Golf Club is now accepting nominations for the Board Member positions. 

Please take this time to nominate a J-Town Disc Golf club member for the following positions. 

Member Advocate

Individual Board position descriptions are listed below:

1.   President
a.   The President shall chair meetings and special sessions of the Board of Directors. The Secretary and Treasurer shall report to the President. The President participates in the nominating of, and approves, all Staff nominations.
b.   The President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations.  President checks and confirms all public communications (monthly newsletters, club flyers, press releases, etc.) before release.
c.   The President shall have access to the Club’s bank account(s) and other investments, if any, with the expressed approval of the Treasurer.

2.   Vice-President
a.   The Vice President shall chair the Staff-based Operations Team, acting as team leader.
b.   The Vice President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations. The Vice President shall assist the President as needed.
c.   Any teams or committees created by the Board of Directors shall be managed by the Vice President (or by a delegate appointed by the Vice President if approved by the rest of the Board).
d.   In the event of the President’s absence, the Vice President shall chair Club meetings.

3.   Secretary
a.   The Secretary shall be responsible for much of the communication of information within the structure of the Club. 
b.   The Secretary shall record and disseminate the agenda, minutes, and notes from monthly and other Club meetings. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to respond to public inquiries, answer appropriate Club email, or forward such communication to the President.
c.   By nature of the position, the Secretary will need to work closely with the Webmaster or Assistant Webmaster in the combined goal of maintaining clear and consistent communication within the Club and in the eyes of the public.
d.   The Secretary shall chair Club meetings in the President and Vice President’s absence.

4.   Treasurer
a.   The Treasurer shall be responsible for the financial integrity of the Club.  The Treasurer maintains all accounts payable, accounts receivable, sponsorship donations, and other Club investments.
b.   The Treasurer shall give a comprehensive financial status report at the Club meetings.
c.   The Treasurer is responsible for filing all appropriate State of Illinois and Federal taxes and fees as is pertinent to maintaining 501©(3) tax-exempt status as a non-profit corporation.

5.   Member Advocate
a.   The Member Advocate is responsible for maintaining a positive relationship between the Board of Directors and the general membership.
b.   The Member Advocate shall talk with members to come up with member concerns and desired changes in a more informal setting than the general membership meetings.  These topics will then be presented at meetings on the member’s behalf, anonymously if desired.

J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: Meeting Minutes
« on: March 21, 2012, 09:21:26 AM »
J‐Town Disc Golf Club Meeting #16
McDonald’s (Jefferson & 55)
Meeting called to order 5:00 PM
Members in attendance:
Ray Hill
Frank Grimes
Jason Poole
Dean Bingham
Dave Kociuba

1) Financials (see attached)

2) Ice Bowl (recap)
*  $8382 and over 1000 lbs. of food was raised for the Morning Star Mission.

3) Discontinuum Club Challenge
*  Captain: Dean and Dave

4) Handicap Singles League
*  Opening Day 04/10/12, West Park
*  J‐Town will be sanctioning leagues with the PDGA on a trial basis. The
sanctioning fee is $25 for 10 weeks paid by the club. There needs to
be a minimum of 5 players to sanction each week. $1 will be added to
the entry fee if a player decides to play under the sanctioned status. It
is optional, each week, to play sanctioned or non‐sanctioned. Dean
Bingham will be the TD/Official. Jason Poole will be the Assistant TD.

5) J‐Town Invitational
*  05/27/12, “Ropes Course” at The Oaks in Mokena. April is the
deadline for final details. Lockport will be the alternate location if

6) Club Name on Tournaments
*  Woman’s Global Tournament: Ray Hill, TD. Approved for association
with J‐Town Disc Golf Club.*  Mokena Tournament: “Ropes Course,” USDGC qualifier “performance”
edition. Approved for association with J‐Town Disc Golf Club.

7) Elections
*  Nominations 03/12/12‐04/12/12, Elections 04/13/12‐05/14/12,
Take office on 6/1/12.
*  Nominations:
President: Ray Hill (A)
Vice President: Frank Grimes (?), Jesse Saenz (?)
Treasurer: Jason Poole (A)
Secretary: Dean Bingham (A)
Member Advocate: Dave Kociuba (A)

Meeting adjourned 6:30

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2012 DISContinuum Club Challenge
« on: March 13, 2012, 03:05:30 PM »
I'm looking to attend this weekend and to join J-Town DGC for this event and also to begin attending other events during the year. I played with Discontinuum a year or two ago and then a wedding, house and other things got in the way of my schedule.

Can I sign up to play with J-Town and play with the club at the event?

PDGA #36536 Rating: <935 (iirc, I just renewed membership today.)

Sure, we'd be glad to have you.  Just show up at the course and see one of the club officers (Ray, Frank, Dean, Dave, Jason) and we'll get you signed up with the club.

Equipment / Re: Looking for 4x glow roc and first run abc putters
« on: March 10, 2012, 03:06:06 PM »
I have 2 of them (4x Glow Rocs) in my car (1 new, 1 with ink).  I'll be at leagues tomorrow (3/10).

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2012 DISContinuum Club Challenge
« on: February 23, 2012, 06:31:30 AM »
Grey Fox Disc Golf Course, Silver Lake, WI
When: 3/17/12
Cost: Free
Who: Clubs will include DISContinuum, Fox Valley, GRABM, J-Town, and SDGU.

J-Town Disc Golf Club is looking for club members to commit to this event.  Format will be 1 rounds of singles, 27 holes.  Members will be divided into 2 division with a 935 rating break point.  Best 5 upper/ 8 lower finishing positions for each division per round will count towards the club total.  Lowest club total wins.

Please reply to this post (Name and Rating) if you want to represent the J-Town Disc Golf Club.  I will periodically update this post with our roster.

Over 935
PDGA     Name     Rating     
25362     Dean Bingham     953     
36149     Chris Brenholtz     971     
20391     Jeremy Buzz Buzea     945     
23011     Matthew Coyne     943     
36765     Michael Fierke     949     
7016     Joe Fleischauer     945     
6803     Steve Forneris     988     
5956     Shawn E. Harmon     963     
25183     Ray Hill     947     
39643     Kevin Hoffmann     941     
26608     David Kociuba     968     
32108     Bryan Marcotte     964     
23272     Tom Matesevac     968     
31323     Jimmy Mac McDonald     984     
46256     Dan Osysko     965     
23634     Steve Slater     949     
35165     Lester Buddy Sloan     980     
27373     Bryan Sullivan     936     
26228     Dana Vicich     1008     
38513     Nate Winterstein     941     

Under 935
PDGA     Name     Rating     
39740     Thor Batchelor     917     
46153     Jackson Buzea     882     
44004     Jordon Buzea     885     
34724     Scott Coyne     868     
17399     Frank Grimes     846     
36536     Matt Heise     888     
50388     James LoPresti     929     
49631     Izak McDonald     893     
     Eric Neumann          
45428     Larry Pennuto     866     
19774     Jason Poole     926     
35429     Dom Sanfilippo Jr     878     
43955     Joe Witzl     887     

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: EVENTS PAGE!
« on: February 23, 2012, 06:13:43 AM »
I just added a few more events


J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: Meeting Minutes
« on: January 12, 2012, 07:39:23 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting #15
McDonald’s (Jefferson & 55)

Meeting called to order 5:00 PM

Members in attendance:
Ray Hill
Frank Grimes
Jason Poole
Dean Bingham
Dave Kociuba
Thor Batchelor
Gary Lewis

1)  Financials (see attached)

2)  Club Challenge
•   J-Town members donated their winnings to the club

3)  2012 Bag Tags
•   #20 and above were sold previous to playing for the distribution of #1-#19 on a set date.  Distribution of 2013 Bag Tags will be the same format.

4)  Clothing
•   J-Town apparel is available for sale.
•   As a “Thank You” for volunteering their time, J-Town board members will be able to buy apparel/merchandise at cost, for personal use only.
•   As a gift for producing the J-Town logo, Mike Kursell will receive 1 screen print item and 1 embroidered item.

5)  Ice Bowl
•   J-Town received a box of minis, discs, and stickers for its finish in the 2011 Ice Bowl.  As a nice gesture to the 2012 members, they will receive a J-Town mini until supplies are gone (approx. 99).  The discs planned to be auctioned at the 2012 J-Town Ice Bowl.
•   Coffee, hot chocolate, and food provided by the Morning Star Mission.
•   Registration Day-of Fee $5.
•   If a player does not bring 2 canned food items/2 non-perishable food items they will be charged a $5 fee.
•   All extra fees are donated to the Morning Star Mission.
•   Dean Bingham will contact Herald-News when flyer is complete.

Meeting adjourned 6:40

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: Attention PDGA Members
« on: January 05, 2012, 07:36:40 AM »
Can I bring money to the next players meeting so I can go through the club for my PDGA membership? And my $5 discount?!  :)

We will take membership money at the meeting.  Please fill out the form located in the Discount on PDGA Membership thread and bring it along with your cash.

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: snow blown II PDGA C tier
« on: December 08, 2011, 02:46:39 PM »
Any player packs for AMs?

Are 2012 bag tags going to be available?

2012 J-Town tags will be available.

Bring some Discontinuum tags with you, I'm sure some of our members want to get one.

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