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Highland Park Clean-Up
« on: June 15, 2012, 10:10:49 AM »
Highland Park Clean-Up Day!

If you are not attending the DISContinuum Presents IOS #51 The Sinnissippi Open ( http://krupicka.org/ios/event-2012-ios51 ) on Sunday June 24 then I have some place for you to go and something for you to do.

In order to get Highland Park ready for the 30th Illinois State Disc Golf Championships we are having an all out garbage collecting, weed whacking, tree trimming, ball busting clean up day on Sunday June 24.
Ill be there by 8:00 am and we will be out there all day. Garbage bags and drinks will be up by the parking lot.
We need people to bring weed whackers, mowers, tree trimmers, your backs and anything else you think might help.

Some things that need to be done:

1.   Hole 15 trimming up on top by basket/ its a jungle
2.   Hole 15 trimming path to blue tee/ its a jungle
3.   Hole 4 trimming Right side of fairway, its a jungle
4.   Garbage pickup whole park
5.   Belmont trimming and clearing
6.   All Red tees trimming 1,2,3,4,7,9,10,11,17
7.   Hole 1 trimming/mowing
8.   Hole 6 trimming hill
9.   Hole 10 trimming
10.   Hole 11 trimming
11.   Hole 12 trimming hill/ path to blue tees
12.   Hole 18 trimming
13.   Parking lot trimming/cylinders
14.   Hole 16 trimming hill

« Last Edit: July 06, 2012, 07:58:16 AM by Disc71 »
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2012, 03:28:57 PM »
I'll be there as long as I can with a weed whacker and a mower.
- Gibby #54144

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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012, 10:08:25 PM »
Highland Park Clean-Up Day!

If you are not attending the DISContinuum Presents IOS #51 The Sinnissippi Open ( http://krupicka.org/ios/event-2012-ios51 ) on Sunday June 24 then I have some place for you to go and something for you to do.

In order to get Highland Park ready for the 30th Illinois State Disc Golf Championships we are having an all out garbage collecting, weed whacking, tree trimming, ball busting clean up day on Sunday June 24.
Ill be there by 8:00 am and we will be out there all day. Garbage bags and drinks will be up by the parking lot.
We need people to bring weed whackers, mowers, tree trimmers, your backs and anything else you think might help.

Some things that need to be done:

1.   Hole 15 trimming up on top by basket/ its a jungle
2.   Hole 15 trimming path to blue tee/ its a jungle
3.   Hole 4 trimming Right side of fairway, its a jungle
4.   Garbage pickup whole park
5.   Belmont trimming and clearing
6.   All Red tees trimming 1,2,3,4,7,9,10,11,17
7.   Hole 1 trimming/mowing
8.   Hole 6 trimming hill
9.   Hole 10 trimming
10.   Hole 11 trimming
11.   Hole 12 trimming hill/ path to blue tees
12.   Hole 18 trimming
13.   Parking lot trimming/cylinders
14.   Hole 16 trimming hill
Just a heads up, those coming out with the weed whackers, may want to keep in mind the poison ivy. Long pants will keep it off your bare legs. I'm not bullied by poison ivy, but I scratch through Oct. I can't imagine why anyone would want to go to Sinnissippi?
« Last Edit: June 18, 2012, 10:15:37 PM by Frankie »
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2012, 11:44:07 AM »
Don't forget this Sunday is clean up day!
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2012, 08:24:16 PM »
Don't forget this Sunday is clean up day!
I sprayed the poison ivy on #4 & intended to start there. It will have been about a week that it was sprayed. See everyone Sunday morning.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2012, 09:09:39 PM »
Really sorry I didn't make it out guys. I feel like "that" guy, but my Dad is in the hospital again and he had some complications this afternoon that scared the bejesus out of us.

Anyway, I hope it was a successful day out there.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2012, 07:40:54 AM »
We had a great, hard working crew that showed up and we got a huge start. Thanks to everyone who came out.

Frank Grimes
Jason Poole
Chris Brenholtz
Dave Kociuba
Al Hermosillo
Gary Lewis
Darrin Johnson
Jesse Saenz Jr.

Also thanks to everyone who came out during the week and pitched in!
« Last Edit: June 25, 2012, 07:46:54 AM by Disc71 »
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2012, 11:27:22 PM »
We had a great, hard working crew that showed up and we got a huge start. Thanks to everyone who came out.

Frank Grimes
Jason Poole
Chris Brenholtz
Dave Kociuba
Al Hermosillo
Gary Lewis
Darrin Johnson
Jesse Saenz Jr.

Also thanks to everyone who came out during the week and pitched in!
I'm sure Jesse will have more to say, but I couldn't believe the trash at Highland. Handicap was there today. For those who don't have the tools or the means to transport them, picking the trash up, anyone can do. Randy Moore (Sr.) committed to the week of the tournament, I think he will need help. This tournament is Illinois State, it needs to represent the name. Although I'm extremely biased, it doesn't get on the board that the care Channahon gets. Lets get together & get the course ready for a supreme event.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2012, 07:36:55 AM »
We have major tree issues now at the course. The two storms from last weekend have just decided to leave major tree and tree limbs lying in the middle of almost every fairway. We need as many volunteers as possible with chainsaws to help cut down this mess. We are getting in touch with the Park District to see what kind of help they can lend. If you have any kind of time and a chainsaw and would like to help heres a list of what were facing. 

Hole 1 Tree down over tee pad, its supported by another tree but looks dangerous Chainsaw
Hole 2 Small trees near basket Hand cutter
Hole 3 Big tree down right by basket Chainsaw
Hole 4 Big tree down and big limb in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 6 Big tree down by tee pad stairs Chainsaw, smaller trees on basket side hand cutter
Hole 7 Big tree down fairway/right of fairway Chainsaw
Hole 9 Tree limb by tee pad Hand saw
Hole 10 Big tree limb down by in front of red tee pad Chainsaw
Hole 13 Big tree down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 16 - Big tree down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 17 -  Big tree and limbs down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 18 -  Big tree down in fairway - Chainsaw
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up Day! Sunday, June 24
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2012, 09:40:42 PM »
We have major tree issues now at the course. The two storms from last weekend have just decided to leave major tree and tree limbs lying in the middle of almost every fairway. We need as many volunteers as possible with chainsaws to help cut down this mess. We are getting in touch with the Park District to see what kind of help they can lend. If you have any kind of time and a chainsaw and would like to help heres a list of what were facing. 

Hole 1 Tree down over tee pad, its supported by another tree but looks dangerous Chainsaw
Hole 2 Small trees near basket Hand cutter
Hole 3 Big tree down right by basket Chainsaw
Hole 4 Big tree down and big limb in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 6 Big tree down by tee pad stairs Chainsaw, smaller trees on basket side hand cutter
Hole 7 Big tree down fairway/right of fairway Chainsaw
Hole 9 Tree limb by tee pad Hand saw
Hole 10 Big tree limb down by in front of red tee pad Chainsaw
Hole 13 Big tree down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 16 - Big tree down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 17 -  Big tree and limbs down in fairway Chainsaw
Hole 18 -  Big tree down in fairway - Chainsaw
Sounds like a good cause to upgrade the chainsaw.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2012, 07:59:03 AM »
I went to the park to chop some trees last night and as I pulled in I noticed some of the trees had been cut and removed. As I drove and walked farther through the course I realized almost all the down trees from the storms had been cut and cleared. Wow Im in awe! I think the Joliet Park District must of came in and did this massive job quickly. Im still not positive but if individuals did this please let me know.
Paco is putting the finishing touches on some dangerous hanging trees. You should have seen the grin on his face when he came up with his new chainsaw. Hes like a kid in a candy store, trees dont stand a chance with his new beast.
We are now back on track with just trimming and garbage collecting.

Thanks Paco & Chango for helping trim & cutting last night.

The big thing now is trash collecting. The course is pretty messy. People still think they can dump their personal garbage throughout the course. If anyone has time and still wants to help out then please pick-up trash.

Thanks again to everyone who has been helping.

« Last Edit: July 06, 2012, 09:46:44 AM by Disc71 »
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2012, 09:10:00 PM »
I went to the park to chop some trees last night and as I pulled in I noticed some of the trees had been cut and removed. As I drove and walked farther through the course I realized almost all the down trees from the storms had been cut and cleared. Wow Im in awe! I think the Joliet Park District must of came in and did this massive job quickly. Im still not positive but if individuals did this please let me know.
Paco is putting the finishing touches on some dangerous hanging trees. You should have seen the grin on his face when he came up with his new chainsaw. Hes like a kid in a candy store, trees dont stand a chance with his new beast.
We are now back on track with just trimming and garbage collecting.

Thanks Paco & Chango for helping trim & cutting last night.

The big thing now is trash collecting. The course is pretty messy. People still think they can dump their personal garbage throughout the course. If anyone has time and still wants to help out then please pick-up trash.

Thanks again to everyone who has been helping.
I didn't realize it was so obvious! I was in pigs heaven, until one of those bad boys whacked me on the head. I'm OK! Glad to be of help Jesse. It reminds me a little of Oswego, where the one armed wild man helps out. Maybe fuzz ball brings up a picture. He's full of spirit!
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2012, 08:13:14 PM »
I went to the park to chop some trees last night and as I pulled in I noticed some of the trees had been cut and removed. As I drove and walked farther through the course I realized almost all the down trees from the storms had been cut and cleared. Wow I'm in awe! I think the Joliet Park District must of came in and did this massive job quickly. I'm still not positive but if individuals did this please let me know.
Paco is putting the finishing touches on some dangerous hanging trees. You should have seen the grin on his face when he came up with his new chainsaw. He's like a kid in a candy store, trees don't stand a chance with his new beast.
We are now back on track with just trimming and garbage collecting.

Thanks Paco & Chango for helping trim & cutting last night.

The big thing now is trash collecting. The course is pretty messy. People still think they can dump their personal garbage throughout the course. If anyone has time and still wants to help out then please pick-up trash.

Thanks again to everyone who has been helping.
I didn't realize it was so obvious! I was in pigs heaven, until one of those bad boys whacked me on the head. I'm OK! Glad to be of help Jesse. It reminds me a little of Oswego, where the one armed wild man helps out. Maybe fuzz ball brings up a picture. He's full of spirit!
My best guess is the Joliet Park District did most of the clean up, perhaps a one Day deal & then back to their routine. They did a wonderful job! Thanks Vargo, or maybe Gary. I'll be out there Thursday to help, maybe a spotter to help cut the leaner on #1 would be helpful. Your doing a super good job Jesse & & I'm thrilled to be a part of your efforts.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2012, 04:14:18 AM »
I can help you Thursday Frankie!  I'm a little stir crazy right now.  :( And I'm still doing a walk through clean-up the day before tourney.
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Re: Highland Park Clean-Up
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2012, 07:29:09 AM »
My best guess is the Joliet Park District did most of the clean up, perhaps a one Day deal & then back to their routine. They did a wonderful job! Thanks Vargo, or maybe Gary. I'll be out there Thursday to help, maybe a spotter to help cut the leaner on #1 would be helpful. Your doing a super good job Jesse & & I'm thrilled to be a part of your efforts.

I can help you Thursday Frankie!  I'm a little stir crazy right now.  :( And I'm still doing a walk through clean-up the day before tourney.

Thanks Paco for busting your butt all day on Saturday! Gary did get in contact with the park district and they were out and done within a day. Considering the holes in the back were also done, it makes me think Mikey Vargo was part of that crew. They did a hell of a job!
Ill also be there on Thursday working on the Belmont area. Call me when you get there and Ill come down to help on hole 1.
Thanks Randy Sr. for taking the time to help out.
« Last Edit: July 10, 2012, 07:31:19 AM by Disc71 »
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