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CEO’s Perspective: Parallel Parking and Club Operations

I need your help and want to possibly put your ideas and best practices into an upcoming CMAA publication. But first, I want to digress and have a bit of temper tantrum! I am a resident of Maryland and am appalled that they are eliminating the parallel parking requirement from the Maryland State driving test. What?!? In my opinion, this is a rite of passage to get your driver’s license! How could THEY do this!? I flunked my first attempt at getting my license at 16 on this very requirement and everyone else should have to endure this same potential. I can't tell you how upset I am! Plus how are kids today going to know how to park a car when they have to parallel park? Read more in the CEO’s Perspective.

2015 Leadership Legislative Conference: It’s All About Strategy

Join CMAA chapter and national leaders as we explore the future of CMAA and the club industry at the 2015 Leadership/Legislative Conference, September 8-10, at the Westin Alexandria, in Alexandria, VA. This is not just a Conference; it is a highly-participatory opportunity to shape the future of your Association and ensure its offerings meet your professional needs. Read more in Outlook.

Don’t Forget to Renew Your PCS Subscription

The renewal date for most Premier Club Services (PCS) subscribers is in June - don’t forget to renew to continue accessing your benefits! In the event you haven’t yet heard, Premier Club Services has merged with CMAA University’s Club Training Center into one new and comprehensive club subscription – the Club Resource Center. Watch this short tour to learn more, then renew online.

Looking for a Few Good People

CMAA is looking for the best and the brightest candidates to bring their passion, energy, innovation and vision to its National Board. Please take a moment to consider nominating a peer or fellow chapter member - or maybe they will nominate you - as a candidate for the 2016 National Board of Directors. Time commitment, nominating form and more information here.


On Tuesday, June 9, members of the Philadelphia and Vicinity Chapter of CMAA (PVCMA) joined the President of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter at the state capital building in Harrisburg for the first ever Pennsylvania State Golf Lobby Day. CMAA representatives were joined by the Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP), the Philadelphia Section of the PGA, the Pennsylvania Golf Course Owners Association (The PGO) and two Chapters of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).


The photo, from L to R, includes Scott Irwin, CCM, CCE, President of the Central PA Chapter; Ralph Richardson, Member and Former Board Member of PVCMA; Joseph A. Mendez, CCM, Member and Past President of PVCMA.

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