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Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club

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Thank you for visiting the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club.  We are happy that you stopped by.  This has been a very exciting year for our members as our trip schedule has included a ski trip to Europe, a trip each to Canada and the western United States, in addition to our many trips to Michigan ski destinations.  If you are just learning to ski or snowboard or are an advanced veteran of many winter seasons, come and join us.  If you would like to participate in our next trip to Europe in 2015, be sure that your passport is current and watch for further announcements.  We are sure that you will enjoy the fellowship and the spirit of adventure of our group.  You may also follow our many winter and other season events on "Facebook". 

Recent Ski Destinations:

2014  -  Whistler/Blackcomb, BC - Canada

              Madonna di Campiglio, Italy

              Park City, Utah

2013  -  Mt. Bachelor, Oregon

              Steamboat Springs, Colorado

              Les Trois Vallees, France

2012  -  Whitefish, Montana

              Keystone, Colorado

2011  -  Aspen/Snowmas, Colorado

             Crested Butte, Colorado

2010  -  Winter Park, Colorado

              Jackson Hole, Wyoming

              Lake Tahoe, California  



Ballot for 2014-15 Board of Directors Election:

The Official Ballots are being done via Survey Monkey this year.  You should have received it in your Chimpmail announcements on 4/9/14.  If not, please feel free to print a copy off the form below and email it to lynneblack@tds.net.  If you have any problems, call Lynne Black at 616-285-6278.


Ballot for Board of Directors Election

GGRSC - Boyne Mountain Resort - Spring Golf Event - May 9th to May 11th


GGRSC - Boyne Mountain Resort - Spring Golf Event - May 9th to May 11th

Event Update:

There are only four (4) remaining slots available.  If you have any interest in participating, contact Gene Wolfert as soon as possible at (616) 550-8734.  Reservations will close on April 28th.

The details and the trip applications are available above.

Upcoming Events


Spring has arrived and space is still available for you to join our group of shoppers!  Would you like to spend an afternoon shopping in all of those quaint little shops in picturesque downtown Holland and then go to dinner at the "Boatwerks"?  It will be a fun afternoon.  Bring a friend if you would like, and your credit cards of course.  Check out the details in the attached flyer and advise Mary LaBarge that you are coming before April 24th.

Mary LaBarge - larbargedrapery@yahoo.com

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May 2: TGIF PARTY AT THE "SPINNAKER" - 5:30 TO 10:00

The Hilton Hotel - 4747 28th Street - Grand Rapids - 616-957-1111

visit:  www.thespinnaker.com


This TGIF party will be more festive.  Back by popular demand, we will be revisiting the "Spinnaker" in the Hilton Hotel of 28th Street, our members favorite venue of them all.  Tom Briggs will be spinning your favorite tunes from 6:30pm to 10:00pm.  Be sure to wear your dancing shoes.  Stay tuned for further details as our hosts always put special food and drink items together for us.  Our good friend "Bearski", may join us for the evening.  Plan to attend and bring a friend.

Questions:  Contact Clare Vredeveld:  (C) 616-328-7140


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May 8: Metro Detroit Ski Council - Ski Travel Expo 2014 - in Detroit

If you are a serious skier and like to travel, this event is for you.  This exhibition consists of "Resort" and "Tour Providers" from the United States, Canada, Europe and other ski destinations.  Special invitations have also been extended to Michigan ski resorts and ski shops. It is a great opportunity to meet skiers from other MDSC ski clubs, learn where they skied this year and where they hope to ski in 2014/2015.  They have all the answers on where to go and the best way to get there.  All exhibitors will be providing door prizes.  This event is FREE, which is better than cheap!   We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2014 MDSC Travel Expo.  Please review the attached supplemental information.

If your are interested attending, contact Carla Mercer @  (616) 365-9649  .



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Think summer!  Start working on your golf swing.  Our golf elves have put together another great golf trip.  We will be staying in the Clock Tower Lodge at the Boyne Mountain Resort, the same location as the Snowflake Lounge and the Trophy Room.  We will be playing two great golf courses, the Alpine Course on Saturday and the Monument Course on Sunday.  Be sure to pack your swimming attire.  It will be a great weekend.  We only have preliminary reservations for 20 golfers.  See the attached trip application for details and make your reservation before April 27th.

Trip Leader: 

Robin Novak

5344 Surrey Place - SE

Kentwood, MI  49508





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July 18: Sandy Beach Camping/Kayak & Canoe Outing

Save the date!   This is a fun weekend event for members or non-members.  Camping sites can be secured through Newaygo Parks at www.countyofnewaygo.com/parks (we stay at Sandy Beach).  If you aren't into camping, you can just join us Saturday for a float down the Muskegon River.  Details on flyer.  Contact Lynne Black at lynneblack@tds.net with any questions.

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