TCCC Semi-Annual Membership Meeting
On August 11, the TCCC held our Semi-Annual Membership Meeting at the Glennon Center. Forty Six members attended and heard reports on the state of the TCCC from the Board Officers. A detailed list of activities at the meeting will be posted in the August Newsletter.
The members elected three new members to the Board of Directors who will come onto the Board on October 1. Elected to three year terms were Frank Powell, Vice President (the second year he will become President and the third year Past President); Harry Barnes, Treasurer and Tom Fogerty, Member At Large. For a complete list of our current Board Members and the list of the Board beginning on October 1, go to the Board of Directors' Tab above.
Damon Bidencope was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a Lifetime Membership to our Club by the Board of Directors for all of the things that Damon has done in the past and continues to do for our Club.
After the meeting, everyone had a lunch of delicious foods and desserts provided by the members who attended.
Pictures of the event is shown below. Left click any picture to see an enlarged picture.e.html
Vintage Club Croquet & Ice Cream Social
The Vintage Club held it's annual Croquet and Ice Cream Social on Sunday afternoon, June 3. About 60 Vintage Club members and guests attended. Almost everyone got out onto the Anderson lawn and played a few games of Golf Croquet and then everyone enjoyed delicious ice cream sundies served by Scope n' Swirl. Alice Terrigino set up the event for the Vintage Club and was helped by Patty Martin (time keeper) and Sue Gulasky, Gloria Bensch and Betty Anderson (the ladies that kept the games going). Also, Marvin Bennett, Alan Bensch, George Fiegel, Terry Hunt and Frank Powell set up the two courts.
Pictures of the event are shown below. Left click any pictures to see enlarged pictures.e.html
2018 Tega Cay Fourth of July Parade
The Tega Cay Croquet Club submitted an entry in the Tega Cay Fourth of July Land Parade. Several of our members spent a few hours the day before decorating our entry. A special thanks goes to Michele McGuire, our Entertainment Director, for organizing the event, George Fiegel for designing and building the mallet, wicket and ball assembly and to Charlie Pendleton for supplying and driving the truck and trailer.
From the City's Rewind Newsletter on July 6th:
"Congratulations to the winners of the Land Parade and Boat Parade. The Pontoon Boat won best golf cart entry and TC Croquet Club won best float entry for their bigger than life sized croquet field. Clint Parker took home 1st in the Boat Parade for his American Legends Entry. Thanks for participating everyone! "
"First Prize gets a "Weekend Pontoon Boat Rental AND $150!!!"
This is the third time in the last four years that the TCCC has won first place in the Tega Cay Fourth of July Land Parade!!!
Pictures of some of our members who participated in the Parade are shown below. Left click on any picture to see enlarged pictures.
This Club is formed to promote the sport of croquet in this community
Founded in 2008
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TCCC On Local TV News
On Friday, May 18, TV station WCNC, the local NBC affiliate, broadcast a segment on the Tega Cay Croquet Club. In a report leading up to the Royal Wedding in London on May 19, local reporter Hannah Welker explained how croquet was a popular British sport and did a report from our Anderson Lawn. Much of the segment was filmed on Thursday morning and edited for the early morning news on Friday morning at about 6:20 am. The three lead ins to the segment were done live from our court between 5:25 am and 6:30 am on Friday morning. Thanks to Terry Hunt, Sally Bennett, Barb Powell, Hannah Welker (the reporter), Wendy Hope and Marvin Bennett for coming out on Thursday morning and Hannah, Wendy, Marvin and Terry for showing up early Friday for the filming of "Have Hannah Do It".
Pictures of the Event and the Video are shown below. On the Video, there is a short Advertisement before it begins..h
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