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Published by Princess Anne Country Club, 2017-10-27 10:34:06

2017 Princess Anne Country Club Annual Report

2017 Annual_Report_Final

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

3800 PACIFIC AVENUE | VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451 | WWW.PRINCESSANNECC.COM

OFFICERS DIRECTORS

John Thomas Standing 2017
President Thomas E. Bohan, Jr.
Robert Bradshaw
Jonathan L. Thornton Cecil V. Cutchins, Jr.
Vice President Ann P. Gregory Nickles

Leslie R. Watson 2018
Secretary Sheridan Y. Conley
T. Bradley Foster
Patrick L. Shuler Michael M. McCabe, Jr.
Treasurer Tammy E. Ross

2019
William S. Braithwaite, III
David C. Burton
Douglas Russell
Samuel E. Steingold

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Today’s Princess Anne Country Club Mission Statement CONTENTS

“The Princess Anne Country Club is a traditional, full-service and 03 President’s Message
family-oriented private club whose purpose is to offer quality social
and athletic services and first rate facilities to meet the needs of 04 Treasurer’s Report
members and their families in a comfortable atmosphere and home-
away-from-home environment, consistent with the long-standing 07 Entertainment Committee
values, traditions, history and unique culture of the Club.”
09 Fitness Committee
Original Purpose Statement from the Articles of Incorporation
10 Golf Committee
“The purpose of the corporation (i.e., the Princess Anne Country
Club) is to own, maintain and operate at Virginia Beach, in the state 14 Green Committee
of Virginia, a social and country club, including any and all facilities
for golf, tennis, swimming and any and all other sports of every 15 PACC by the Numbers
kind and character whatsoever, and to provide for its members
such accommodations and entertainment as may be necessary or 15 House Committee
desirable to them.”
18 Membership ID Committee
~ PACC Founders | September 23, 1916
19 Membership Committee

20 New Members

21 Pool Committee

23 Tennis Committee

26 Youth Involvement Committee

27 Wine Committee

29 PACC Committees

30 In Memoriam

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

It has been my pleasure to serve as your President for the past As we move into the next 100 years of the Princess Anne’s life, it
two years. What an honor it was to sit at the helm of the PACC is critical that we develop a vision for our beloved Club’s future.
Board of Directors during such exciting times for our beloved Club, Your Board of Directors has established a Master Plan Committee.
specifically her Centennial year. The Committee is currently analyzing your survey feedback, club
trends and projected capital repairs to, ultimately, develop a vision
The Club has seen quite a few changes this year, many a result of for the next 100 years. I, personally, look forward to seeing that
your feedback provided in last year’s membership survey. vision in the near future.
I would like to thank our outgoing directors for their service to
Our food and beverage operation welcomed two new leaders in the Princess Anne the past three years. Members of the Board
Chef Geoff Benson and Chef Michael Griffith. Chef Benson has (and Club committees) dedicate countless hours to ensure the
transformed the member dining experience in the Chesapeake prosperity of our Club. I cannot thank them enough for their hard
Room and Linkhorn Lounge. If you aren’t checking Facebook or the work and commitment. It has been a privilege to serve with Tom
Club mobile app for his lunch and dinner features, you’re missing Bohan, Robbie Bradshaw, Chip Cutchins and Ann Nickles.
out. Chef Griffith brought a new flavor to our Breakers operation. In closing, I would like to thank Bill Shonk and his team, who
His creativity has generated new menu additions and specials, and continually go above and beyond to ensure our Club is run
his collaboration with Mardy Colling brought us several new and efficiently and that our Members have the best possible member
fun events on the Boulevard. We are very fortunate to have these experience.
devoted culinarians on our team. Thank you again for allowing me to serve as your Club President. It
has truly been an honor.
The PACC golf operation welcomed a new (but familiar) Head
PGA Professional this year in Matt Liebler. Matt has taken our JOHN THOMAS STANDING
operation to new heights with enhanced personal service and a President
renewed commitment to excellence. The golf pro shop received
a face lift and is now carrying several new brands of merchandise
which have been a hit with members. Shortly after Matt took
the reins, we also welcomed Sarah Helly as our new Assistant
PGA Professional. Sarah has taken the lead with our ladies’ golf
programs.

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TREASURER’S REPORT

Submitted by Patrick L. Shuler

I am pleased to present this report to summarize our membership. Controller Cathie Consolidated net results after debt service
the highlights of our Club’s financial operations Havrilesky meticulously oversees our for the year totaled $827,743, exceeding this
for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. financial reporting and continually provides year’s budget of $798,818 and far exceeding
a wealth of data that allows your Board of Directors last year’s $491,386. The increased income can be
The Princess Anne reached a financial milestone this and me to properly oversee the Club’s finances. attributed to cost controls and efficiencies throughout
year ending the year with more than $800,000 in net virtually all departments as well as a substantial increase
results after debt service. It has been the goal of the Our auditors, BDO (formerly McPhillips, Roberts in net food and beverage revenue. Food and beverage
Finance Committee and operations team for some and Deans), should complete their examination operations netted $94,835 which was $128,265 better
time to exceed $500,000 in operating income and of our financial statements in November 2017. than last year’s loss. A six percent reduction in food cost
the PACC team well exceeded that goal. Our Club’s While the information included in this report is of goods and an increase in catered event revenue led
operations continue to be managed efficiently with preliminary, we do not anticipate any significant the way for this strong finish.
Bill Shonk at the helm. He and our management changes to the information as presented and
team work diligently to maximize resources and the auditors are satisfied with the Club’s internal ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 43
provide high quality services and amenities for controls currently in place.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Our total debt was reduced $427,213 this fiscal
year and now totals $7,480,392. The Club entered
into an interest rate swap agreement in 2009 that
effectively fixed our interest rate at 5.6%. This swap
agreement’s term ends May 2019 and we were
on the wrong side of the swap by ($241,410) on
September 30, 2017 fiscal year end. Please rest
assured that your Finance Committee has been
and will continue to closely monitor this swap
evaluation total monthly (sometimes weekly) while
evaluating various finance options. The balance
sheet reflected $1,247,351 in cash at fiscal year
end.

The Finance Committee continues to work closely
with the Board of Directors and Master Plan
Committee on capital expenditure, reserve and
funding plans. Special thanks go to Sam Steingold
for his strategic leadership with this. Sam worked
diligently with committee chairs and our team to
develop a long range capital repair/replacement
plan. Next year’s budget keeps dues rates the same
and increases the monthly capital fee $10 in order
to ensure that we continue to aggressively reduce
debt while building a capital reserve fund for future
strategic actions.

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PRELIMINARY DEPARTMENTAL STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENSES

2016 - 2017 Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results

Current Year Prior Year
Actual
As we look forward to our 2017-2018 fiscal year, Actual Budget
your Board of Directors has approved a budget $4,573,833
that will set the Club on a great path for coming Dues & Supplements $4,731,280 $4,730,674
years. There are two areas in which our members Department Income ($43,430)
can assist in helping us meet our financial goals; Food & Beverage $94,835 $93,965 ($89,767)
sponsoring new members and hosting private Golf Pro Shop ($68,674) ($39,117) ($1,031,766)
events at your Club. A healthy membership Golf Course ($1,056,849) ($999,889) ($290,162)
and stable dues base is the driving force of Tennis ($271,202) ($299,690) ($115,915)
our operating budget. Each year, members Pool ($121,276) ($115,095) ($88,749)
unfortunately leave the Club for a variety of Athletics ($95,032) ($102,312) ($391,446)
reasons. It is critical that we replenish our Clubhouse ($373,351) ($386,535) ($214,952)
membership with new families. As you can see on Maintenance ($187,128) ($210,290) ($250,984)
page 19, 71 members resigned from the Princess Entertainment ($163,974) ($149,307) ($21,097)
Anne this year. While many were due to a change Youth ($17,802) ($17,000) ($401,170)
in the Club’s leave of absence program, it is now Utilities ($393,978) ($404,000) ($789,438)
as critical as ever to bring new members into the Administrative & General ($836,990) ($830,643) ($665,375)
Princess Anne family. Fixed Charges ($659,116) ($694,590) $179,582
Operating Income $580,744 $576,171 $438,214
I appreciate the opportunity to serve as your New Member Joining Fees $345,182 $350,000 $785,857
Treasurer and look forward to an exciting year to Monthly Capital Fee $794,687 $784,000 ($22,731)
come. Other Income/Expenses ($12,315) ($24,940) $1,380,922
Net Results Before Debt Service $1,712,008 $1,687,231 ($889,536)

Interest Expense & Principal Debt Service ($884,265) ($888,413)

Consolidated Net Results After Debt Service $827,743 $798,818 $491,386

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7 ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 ENTERTAINMENT COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Tammy Ross

After a fun and exciting Centennial year, the Entertainment Committee had a lot do to
ensure an equally exciting year filled with fun events for our membership to enjoy.  The
Annual Oyster Roast continues to be a member favorite, hosting nearly 500 attendees
each year. Our holiday events such a Breakfast with Santa and Traditional Christmas
provide holiday merriment for our members young and old. As in the past, the New
Year’s Eve Celebration was a big hit.  Members and their guests dressed in black tie
to ring in 2017 with Breaking Brad.  Our Second Annual Kentucky Derby Party was a
success as was our first of its kind “Low Country Boil” on the West Lawn as part of the
Men’s Member-Guest Golf Tournament. Members got crafty during our Paint & Sip
nights and our Fourth of July Carnival was a treat for our PACC families.  

The fall brought several new entertainment options such as our Indian Summer Party,
featuring a full menu of Chef Benson’s smoke creations, and our first ever Craft Beer
Festival and the unveiling of the PACC’s very own 1916 IPA. We owe a special thank you
to Back Bay Brewing Company for developing this brew for our membership.
 
Breakers Boulevard and the Grillin’ and Chillin’ Friday night concerts by our Member
bands continue to be a huge hit during the summer months. Dog Jaw, Dr. Bob and the
Burning Desires, Restless Natives and Nine Mile Skid are always entertaining and draw a
big crowd.  We are really appreciative to all of the Members of these bands for spending
their Friday nights entertaining other Members and their guests. Many thanks of course
go to Grey Martin who is responsible for organizing and bringing these bands to the
Boulevard. Mardy stays busy planning fun events at Breakers like wine tastings on the
Boulevard, our first Hawaiian Luau with fire dancers and our Annual Chili Cook-Off, just
to name a few.
 
If you did not have a chance to enjoy a PACC event this year, please join us soon. We
look forward to making memories with you.

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FITNESS COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Thomas E. Bohan, Jr.

I am pleased to report that it has been another popular and successful year at
the Lifestyles Fitness & Wellness Center.  The usage of the facility continues to be
at all-time highs and private group class participation has been tremendous. The
center hosted several multi-trainer holiday workouts over the year and our 3rd
Annual Mind-Body Open House continues to grow and evolve with new offerings
for everyone to enjoy.

Over the past year, we have invested more than $35,000 in new and enhanced
equipment. If you haven’t been to the facility lately, please stop by to try out some
of the new aerobic equipment. Some of our latest additions include a power mill
stair machine and a new treadmill.

We have seen our personal training program grow as our trainers have earned
trust with our membership, training for a variety of groups to include fitness
beginners, those interested in weight loss, post-rehab, tennis and golf-specific
training, sports conditioning, youth and seniors. In our trainers we value
experience, continuing education and attentiveness to the Members and their
concerns. Our trainers take great pride in their clients, are quick to reinforce their
successes and make the gym something our Members look forward to and enjoy.
Massage therapy has  also continued to grow as we emphasize recovery and
self-care to our members. We hope to add a third massage/myofascial release
therapist next year.

A special thanks to the committed professionals we have operating and
conducting our classes and to this year’s committee for all of their support. It’s
been an honor to chair this committee for the past three years.

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GOLF COMMITTEE

Congratulations to this year’s champions!

TOURNAMENT CHAMPION TOURNAMENT CHAMPION

Green Jacket Skip Zobel Ladies Spring Handicap Jeanne Beck
Green Jacket Par 3 Brad Shoemaker Ladies Member Guest Alice Striffler, Gigi Smith, Monique Martone
McClanan Memorial                               John Gibson & Robert Buckalew and Janis Prock
Men’s Member Guest Mike Morgan & Mike Gigliotti Ladies Member Member
Men’s Club Championship Robbie Bradshaw Ladies Club Championship Babs Neff & Julie Holland
Men’s Summer League Harvard Birdsong & Page Lea Challenge Matches Babs Neff
Men’s Member Member Ben & Robert Temple Ladies’ Shootout Janet Ellis & Marcy Sims
Windholz Memorial Hu Odom Senior Ladies Club Championship Monique Martone
Men’s Senior Club Champion Joe Taylor Junior Club Champion Susan Wight
Husband & Wife Championship (2016) Carla & Joe Stoner Parent/Child Kevin Smedley
Beck-Paolini Alex Rai Scott and Chris Nisbet
Triumvirate Princess Anne Country Club

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GOLF COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair David C. Burton

At the end of my first year as Golf Committee Chairman, To ensure more equitable tournaments at the Princess her committee introduced a murder mystery theme
I am happy to report that the golf operations team had Anne, the Handicap Committee was re-established with that was the talk of the town. Aside from vying to win
an exceptional year. Golf rounds played reached 20,000 Tuck Finley, Preston Moore and Alice Striffler serving as this prestigious event, participants were also tasked with
for the first time since 2010 and exceeded the budgeted Members.  Additionally, the Golf Operations Team prints determining “who dun it” in Clue-like fashion. The entire
figure. The trend of walking versus riding continued to a report at close of business each day of players who did Princess Anne team worked together for the event with
increase with 56% walking this year. The Princess Anne not post scores. They then call those individuals to assist Bill Shonk even serving as one of the murder suspects.
Ladies’ Golf Association (PALG) and Princess Anne Senior them with posting their score. Thus, more scores are Seventy two players participated and provided rave
Men’s Golf Association (PASMGA) remain strong with being posted than ever before. reviews.
both groups experiencing an increase in participation
over the past year. The PALG continues to be a great asset to our club.  We PASMGA had an extremely successful fourth year
were fortunate this year to have Mrs. Lou Watson serve averaging roughly 42 players for their Wednesday
Our men’s tournament participation was robust and as chair, Mrs. Jeanne Beck as vice-chair, Mrs. Janet Ellis rounds. This far exceeded the 2016 average of 32. Many
rejuvenated in many ways with both of our marquee as secretary and Mrs. Anne Gorry as treasurer. The PASMGA members mixed it up this year in joint outings
events, the member-guest and member-member, PALG leadership continues to think of activities and with the senior men’s groups from Broad Bay Country
reaching a full capacity. The 2017 James G. Parke Men’s social events that ensure that all interested women can Club and James River Country Club. At the helm of this
Member Guest sold out in a record 40 minutes and the participate in the fun. As an example of the fun, the PALG group and key to this year’s success were Tuck Finley,
Vincent G. Thomas Men’s Member - Member reached the continued its beloved clinic series, the Sip and Chip. president, Mickey Walker, vice president, Jim Allen,
48-team mark for the first time in seven years. I would Ladies had the opportunity to drink wine and socialize secretary, and Charlie Greiner, treasurer. I would also like
like to congratulate Mr. Robbie Bradshaw for his victory while receiving short game instruction from our golf to thank our very own Matt Liebler who really makes the
in this year’s Richard D. Cooke Men’s Club Championship, professionals. The three clinics averaged 21 participants. Wednesday rounds fun! Great job guys!
his third championship in four years. New events like the
Glow Ball Night Tournament and Men’s Summer League I would like to extend congratulations to Babs Neff who We are extremely fortunate to have a fine junior golf
have been extremely successful. Participants enjoyed the took home the 2017 Ladies Club Championship trophy program at the PACC. Our junior golf academy continues
Glow Ball Night Tournament for its differentiating format for the fifth time. One of the most original and fun events to thrive under the Operation 36 platform that was
and fun/social component. The Men’s Summer League, put on by the PALG this year was the ladies member- instituted last year. The Operation 36 mission is simple:
played on Thursday evenings, grew from 16 teams in guest. It was the one of the most successful of the groups provide a programming road map for juniors to progress
2016 to 20 teams in 2017. events to date. Member-Guest Chair Marcy Sims and in the game of golf and develop life skills.

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GOLF COMMITTEE

Continued...

One hundred and twelve juniors attended junior golf Major changes shaped the golf operation this year with to PACC’s Tommy Barton to take a few shots. The event
programs this year, with 45 participating in the three to Matt Liebler taking over as the Head PGA Professional far exceeded expectations, raising more than $146,000
six year old SPARK program. With those numbers, the and Sarah Helly joining us as Assistant PGA Professional. for the Els for Autism Foundation, Virginia Autism Project,
future of PACC golf looks bright! In addition to the PACC Under Matt’s leadership, the entire golf operation is Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater (FACT) and
junior golf program, we also had 16 teenagers play golf operating on a very high level with a pleasing customer the Ryan Owens Foundation. The entire event planning
at the high school level. Wow! This speaks volumes to the service approach. The golf pro shop was transformed not committee hopes Ernie will return for a mulligan next
coaching and staff we have here at the Club. Huge kudos only in design and décor but also with the brands, quality year.
goes to PGA Professional Chris Speaker who has taken and selection of merchandise and equipment provided.
the role of Junior Golf Director and been the driving force The transformation has proven fruitful with purchases In closing, and realizing that it is my first annual report
behind the success of the program. At its end of the year far exceeding projections. as your Golf Committee Chairman, I’d like to extend a
banquet, the junior golf program unveiled the Junior Golf heartfelt thank you to the entire golf operations team
Wall of Fame located outside of the golf shop. The wall The PACC golf team took on a new initiative this year for their hard work, dedication and support. They do so
of fame features junior golfers from past and present with the Els for Autism Pro-Am Invitational. This two- much behind the scenes that goes unnoticed and they
and highlights upcoming events for the program. All of day charity event welcomed pro golfer Ernie Els to the made my job much easier than I could have anticipated.
our junior golfers have been encouraged to strive for Princess Anne for not only an exciting day of play, but
excellence so they can find their place on the wall. also a special exhibition and Q&A with Els. A highlight of
the exhibition was Els handing his glove and driver over
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GREEN COMMITTEE As another year winds down at the Princess Anne, our club and increase revenue. An example of this was
the grounds at your club are in great shape.  This the Els for Autism outing which provided wonderful
Submitted by Chair Robert Bradshaw would not be the case if it was not for the hard work Club publicity.  While the golf course receives much
of our expert Mr. Matt Boyce, director of golf course of the budget and attention, please take notice
maintenance and club grounds, and his team.  of the additional planters around the Clubhouse,
  Breakers and the Men’s Lounge. For you early risers,
We are always searching for ways to improve our we approved seasonal, Thursday morning, nine-hole,
great facility and we undertook multiple off-season walking-only golf, with the 10th tee becoming available
projects to enhance your experience. With sunlight at beginning at sunrise and twenty minutes thereafter. 
a premium for maintaining great turf grass conditions, Many of our Thursday morning golfers played 18 holes
trees were trimmed on holes #3, #7, #13, #14, #15 for the day with a slight break of nine to ten hours
and #16.  Hurricane Matthew did some trimming of between their nine hole rounds.
its own, as well as inflicting significant damage to the  
restroom facility on hole #3.  Three new Better Billy In an effort to remain on the cutting edge, we had
Bunkers were completed on hole #12. We have now personal visits from our golf course architect Tim
completed over fifty percent of the targeted bunkers Liddy and outside consultant Billy Fuller.  With the
for Better Billy conversion, which saves precious insight, expertise and foresight provided by these
labor hours after significant rainfall events.  A fence gentlemen, we strive to enhance all areas of the
and plant material was added around #7 tee to grounds at the Princess Anne. Be on the lookout for
increase the aesthetics and ambiance around one many enhancements to come. 
of our signature holes. On hole #8, Zoysia turf was  
In closing, it has been my honor to serve as your
installed on the back-teeing area as well as Green Committee Chairman for the past three years. 
additional drainage in the right-hand My job was made easy because of the dedicated and
rough.  passionate committee members and Matt Boyce
  and his team. Thank you for making this a rewarding
Due to the hard work and flexibility experience!
of our maintenance team, we were  
able to host a larger number of golf
outings which allowed us to showcase

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PACC BY THE NUMBERS HOUSE COMMITTEE

1,116 MEMBERS Submitted by Chair Brad Foster
1,991 FAMILY MEMBERS

49,920 FITNESS VISITS
20,156 GOLF ROUNDS PLAYED

84,492 MEALS SERVED
15 24,575 TENNIS MATCHES PLAYED

Tremendous changes shaped the food and beverage At Breakers, Chef Michael Griffith is certainly
operation at the PACC this year. In 2016, members making a splash with Members. Chef Griffith
provided a ton of feedback through our member survey. joined us just before the holiday season and has
The House Committee heard them, loud and clear. The taken the Breakers dining experience to a higher
result, an enhanced operation with new ideas, fresh and more innovative level. Born in San Diego,
faces and heightened service. Michael then followed his military family around
various parts of the world. It was when stationed in
We welcomed new chefs at both the Clubhouse and Panama that Latin and ethnic food peaked his interest.
Breakers. Just after the holidays, Executive Chef Geoff After the family was stationed at Little Creek, Chef Griffith
Benson joined us from the Belle Meade Country Club attended Johnson and Wales, pursuing his associate
in Nashville, TN where he served as Executive Sous Chef and bachelor’s degrees. When the campus closed in
for six years. Geoff, wife Morgan, son Oakley and their 2006, he moved to Colorado to complete his studies.
feline family (Dorito, Yoda and Bonsai) settled quickly After an internship at Bella Monte, his career took him
into life at the beach. Since joining us, Chef Benson has to Dirty Dicks and then Swan Terrace at Founders Inn.
launched new, streamlined lunch and dinner menus It was there that he acquired his chops for fine dining
for the Chesapeake Room and Linkhorn Lounge. While and experimenting with cuisine. He traveled back to
some traditional club entrees may have hit the cutting the oceanfront and gained experience through many
room floor, never fear! The addition of “Token Tuesdays” establishments frequented by our membership such as
incorporates these member favorites back into the Waterman’s, Pacifica and Terrapin. Prior to joining the
rotation. Chef also introduced fresh lunch and dinner PACC team, he served as Sous Chef at Mojito Café. This
features Wednesday through Saturday which are shared year, Chef Griffith launched new menus at Breakers as
with our membership via Facebook and the Club’s mobile well as assisted Mardy in kicking off new, exciting events
app. His Nashville hot chicken has been a hit. So much so such as the Hawaiian Luau, Big Ugly Beer Dinner and
it was incorporated into a new “Chicken and Beer” night Fiesta Night.
each Thursday. His culinary skills have not only elevated
the Club’s a la carte dining experience, but also taken Speaking of Mardy, she obtained her Level I Sommelier
our special events to another level. Chef’s skills are also certification this year as she, Steve Layden, Paul Rosario
being applauded by the Finance Committee as his savvy and JT Garczynski work with Gray Randolph’s Wine
management skills have cut our food and beverage Committee to continue to enhance the Club’s wine
margins by six percent in his first year. program.

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17 ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 HOUSE COMMITTEE

Continued...

While some faces on the food and beverage team may not be new, they
took on new roles this year. Upon the departure of Mimi Wormeley and an
extensive outside search, Emily Rehmert was promoted to the position of
banquet manager. Emily has been a member of the PACC team since 2011
when she was hired as a food runner. From there, she served as a banquet
server, bartender, banquet captain and dining room supervisor before landing
in her current role. She hit the ground running and has been instrumental in
the success of Club events this year.

John “JT” Garczynski is another familiar face that you’ll be seeing more of at
the Club. After serving the PACC family well for six years, JT was promoted
to dining room supervisor. In addition to his Level I Sommelier certification,
JT has earned his Level I Cicerone certification and has been a key player in
expanding our palates and craft beer selection. JT, Steve Layden and Kristen
Bunting continue to expand the Club’s craft beer program. This year, we’ve
expanded our craft beer offerings in-house and, soon after year-end, hosted
our first ever craft beer festival and unveiled our own 1916 IPA, an exclusive
brew for the PACC.

Each month, your House Committee reviews the comment cards submitted
by our membership. It was refreshing and exciting to see the wave of positive
comment cards this year. We thank you for our feedback and praise. Please
keep it coming.

Lastly, I would like to thank the entire food and beverage team for their hard
work and commitment to quality service. There have been a lot of changes this
year and each team member has risen to the challenge of providing personal
attention that is consistently captivating. After all, that’s the PACC way!

MEMBERSHIP ID COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Susan T. Pender

Each year, your Membership ID Committee works journey (upon age 30 or marriage). To date, seven legacies options and monthly dues. Also included for this age group
diligently with the PACC operations team to not only have joined this program. Not only did we make it easier of members are quarterly, complimentary networking
identify prospective members, but also ensure our for our legacies to transition into full membership, but we socials. So far, these programs have proven successful
membership options are adequately developed to attract also launched a new “legacy membership” that provides with 18 new “under 40” members joining this year.
and meet the needs of prospective members. This year, a substantially reduced initiation fee for comprehensive
on the heels of our centennial membership incentive, membership. Members over 40, don’t feel left out. In an effort to ensure
your committee looked strategically at our membership our members feel right at home at the PACC, we also
opportunities. Next, we closely examined the age of our membership. launched complimentary, quarterly membership mixers.
We are fortunate to have a very diverse age range within If you did not have a chance to attend one this year, please
We started within and launched a program designed to our membership and programming that provides athletic, join us next year. You may make a new friend!
create continuity of membership for our PACC legacies. social and wellness opportunities from birth, through
This new “dependent legacy” program allows the children retirement and beyond. We are also fortunate to have a While our membership recruitment efforts can be deemed
of members to remain on their parent’s membership until history than spans 100 years. As we examined the current solid for 2017, we did bid farewell to quite a few members,
the age of 25 without a stipulation of college enrollment. membership age breakdown, it was clear that there was leaving us with a net negative membership total for the
Once the age of 25 has been reached, they then have the a need to expand our membership opportunities to be year. Moving into 2018, we hope you will continue to assist
option to remain until the age of 30 with a small monthly more attractive to members under the age of 40. So, we the committee in bringing new members into the PACC
payment. As a bonus, monthly payments made between launched a new under 40 membership. This membership family, further ensuring the Club’s health and longevity.
age 25 and 30 can be applied towards their initiation provides new members in this age group with preferential
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MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Submitted by Chair Michael McCabe, Jr.

This year proved to be an interesting one in the Princess year’s $438,214. This lower number can be attributed to a of the Club’s leave of absence policy late last year. Under
Anne membership department. We welcomed 35 slightly lower number of new members, a great number the new policy, members on a leave of absence may only
new families to the PACC and welcome backed seven of new members joining under membership plans with extend their leave one additional year (two years total).
who reinstated their membership. Eighteen of these lower initiation fees, such as the under 40 and legacy The large number of resignations highlights the continual
new families joined under the Club’s new “under 40 memberships, as well as members taking advantage of need for membership recruitment. The Membership
membership,” which has proven to be a very popular the Club’s deferred initiation fee payment options. Committee is working diligently with the Membership
program. We ended the year just under our $350,000 ID Committee to strategize recruitment initiatives to
initiation fee goal, coming in at $345,182 and behind last Unfortunately, the Club saw 71 resignations this year. A ensure the prosperous future of our Club. As always,
large number of resignations (28) were due to the revision
MEMBERSHIP ACTIVITY FY ‘16-’17

REGULAR END SEPT. 2016 NEW RESIGNATIONS REINSTATEMENTS TRANSFERS END SEPT. 2017
Comprehensive, Tennis, Pool 463 5 -10 3 -34 427
Comprehensive, Tennis, Pool (age 21-35) 26 18 -2 1 -5 37
Comprehensive Senior 103 -3 14 115
ASSOCIATE 3 1
Resident Surviving Spouse 31 6 -1 1 -2 28
Resident Dining 240 3 -11 1 6 239
Non-Resident Comp./Pool/Tennis 152 -5 -6 148
Non-Resident Surviving Spouse -1 2
Non-Resident Dining 4 -8 4 5
76 76

Honorary 6 28
Suspended/Inactive
Leave of Absence 1 -2 21
Total Members
43 -28 17 32
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1145 35 -71 7 0 1116

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

member referrals of friends and family Kent Alford Jim Kuykendall
are appreciated and the most effective Larry Bernert Marianne Lauber
way to grow our membership for our Club Joel Bieber Beth Long
that we all love. LCDR Travis Bode Amy Metzger
Mike Cohen LCDR James Olsen
Fortunately, while our membership Dr. Edwin Crandley Dr. John Paschold
numbers are ending the year lower than Caroline Decker Elizabeth Peterson
we began, our dues revenue has remained Jeremiah Denton, IV Lexi Rawls
steady and we ended the year on budget. Perry DiBona Dr. Ashley Reed
Paul Domson, M.D. Aaron Revere
The Membership Committee remains Caroline Dozier Doug White
committed to ensuring the Princess Anne Timothy Foley Dr. George B. Whitten, III
is comprised of families who uphold the Michael Giambra Will Yearick
values of our fine Club. We look forward Pete Graham Sheraton Yee
to vetting and welcoming more wonderful Jacob Henning
folks to the PACC next year. Ryan Inman
John Jones
Shane Kinsley
Theresa Kotarides

hello

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POOL COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Chip Cutchins

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Another wonderful summer at the pool has come to a close at the Princess Anne Country ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 232
Club. We had more activities than ever this year. Led by our returning Aquatics Director Brian
Triolet and his pool team, there was hardly ever a dull moment. Youth Activities Coordinator
Katie Lorenz planned a summer filled with fun and games. Tie dye T-shirts, piñatas, corn hole,
rock painting, knockerball and pizza making were just a few of the many activities that kept
our younger members coming back to the pool all season long.

As always, the morning lap swim crew was waiting anxiously for the pool to open in May. We
had a strong start to the Mini Breakers program, filling up three sessions.  For the older
swimmers, our swim team had a particularly strong season. Head Coach Kristen Zielinski
and her assistants, Matt and Andrew, had their hands full with more than 125 swimmers. As
usual, the Breakers had great success in the pool, finishing 3rd at Divisionals and placing 41
swimmers in the All-Star meet. In addition to practices and meets, the coaches also led weekly
stroke clinics and gave countless lessons. The hard work showed off with many personal bests
throughout the season. 

The Dive Team continues to grow and thrive under the leadership of coaches Katie Lorenz
and Molly Cassidy. The Princess Anne continues to have one of the elite dive programs in the
area. As one member told me, the Dive Team is one of the best values at the Club.

In addition to the Swim and Dive Team, the pool hosted a variety of other activities for
members of all ages. Both deep water aerobics and regular water aerobics were a big hit
again this year. The pool hosted three dive-in movie nights, the Kids Triathlon and a scavenger
hunt. There was a Thankful Thursday each week where kids made items for people they were
thankful for. The magic show, mermaid breakfast and fire department visit were also popular
activities.

The pool is now 25 years old.  Brian and his team continue to put in hard work to make sure
we get the most out of this aging facility.

As we close out 2017 and look forward to 2018, members’ questions, comments and concerns
are valued and appreciated.  I encourage you to reach out to one of the Pool Committee
Members to share your thoughts. 

TENNIS COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Sheridan Conley

The PACC tennis operation continues to thrive. Our Coming off of our winningest cup season ever last year,
membership shows a tremendous amount of love for our competitive cup teams did not win their respective
our six professionals who are dedicated to the success competitions this year, but continue to excel. After
of the program, logging a collective 180 hours each coming in last place last year for Anderson Cup, we
week teaching lessons. John, Andy, Nathan, Martin scored a second place finish this year! Five women’s
and Arnold teach full-time while Mary, who is not only USTA teams advanced to the District Championships
a certified pro but also a stringer, juggles teaching, this year: Emery O’Connor’s 3.0 team; Beth Kulas’ and
stringing and running the shop as well as coordinating Nicole Legum’s 3.5 40+ team as well as their 6.5 and
events. Of the Club’s 35 new members, ten are active 7.5 teams; Liz Long’s 3.5 team; and Lisa Deaver’s mixed
participants in the tennis program. Tennis court usage 7.5 team.
for the year totaled 24,575. Court availability during the
winter months remains at a premium with an average The junior tennis development program saw great
of 25 hours of play getting bumped outside this past success with more than 150 kids participating including
winter. many young, new faces. Fifteen of our juniors were
ranked in the Mid-Atlantic USTA standings, several
This year featured an extensive calendar of high ranking in our section’s top 50. This year, PACC fielded
quality socials, inter-clubs, exhibitions, leagues, daily five USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) teams for the
cardio groups, camps, IPTLs and the always-popular spring season. Three advanced to Districts and two
laser tag. The Princess Anne hosted three USTA junior to Sectionals. Over the past several years, PACC has
tournaments. Additionally, more than $23,000 was produced more JTT teams than all other clubs in the
raised for the Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters region combined.
(CHKD) during the Towne Bank Winter Open Mixed
Doubles Tournament. For the fourth year in a row, the The PACC team continues to provide high quality
event hosted more than 60 teams and was the highest service to our Members. Jeff and Don keep our
grossing charity event for CHKD in the region. courts conditioned and our facility pristine. They

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are instrumental in maintaining the high quality of our Looking to the future of the tennis program, we continue
facilities. This year, our outdoor clay courts got new hooks to look for new ways to enhance our offerings with
to hang bags, keys or warm ups. Court eight was fenced creative programming. As the Club moves to a new
off to ensure its security. We also added a new mister software system, we are committed to implementing
to the courtyard to keep members cool on those hot new technology to aid in member services without losing
summer days. our personal touch. We also look forward to enhancing
our facilities by resurfacing court eight and replacing the
Bob, Jonathan and Rayanne help keep us organized ceiling and sidewall insulation in the indoor facility.
and the shop running smoothly. The PACC tennis shop
continues to provide high quality merchandise at internet I would like to thank our tennis team and entire Princess
matching prices and has by far the best selection in the Anne family for an amazing year. These are exciting tennis
area. This shop has made huge gains in the stringing times at the PACC and we look forward to seeing what
department with people coming from all over the city next year will bring.
to have their racquets done by our certified stringers.
With ‘athleisure’ wear being so popular, the tennis shop ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 234
has expanded to carry clothing items for both tennis and
casual wear.

TENNIS COMMITTEE Member-Guest Tournament 2017 Spindle Cup 2017
Men’s Open - Andrew Roberts/Conor Somers 1st - CCV, 2nd - PACC, 3rd - FCC, 4th - NYCC
2016-2017 EVENT WINNERS Women’s Open - Meridith Brady/Michele Dallman
Men’s A - Sam Steingold/Lionel Jacob Thanksgiving Classic 2016
Member-Member Mixed 2016 Women’s A - Meg Haynsworth/Karen Anderson B12 Winner - Joseph Hobbs
Open - Stuart Sim/Mariah Standing Women’s B - Aden Murray/Lauren Saft B14 Winner - Charles Hobbs
A - Charles Einwick/Hillary Einwick Women’s C - Jill Lord/Nacita Croy B16 Winner - Bryon Toner
B - Neil Richards/Liz Long Men’s Senior - Rickey Jacobson/Nathan Jaffee B18 Winner - Andrew Roberts
B18 Finalist - Ryan Charles
Junior Country Club Cup 2016 Men’s and Women’s Singles Club Championships 2017 G14 Finalist - Emma Hugo
1st - CCV, 2nd - PACC, 3rd - NYCC, 4th - FCC Men’s Open - Charles Einwick G16 Semi-Finalist - Katherine Hobbs
Women’s Open - Debby Levi G18 Winner - Zoe Fraser
CHKD Winter Open Mixed Doubles 2017 Men’s A - Neil Richards
9.5 - Scott Baxter/Michele Dallman Women’s A - Megan Hupp 12s USTA Junior Shootout 2017
8.5 - Justin McDaniel/Bridgett King Men’s B - David Levi B12 - Austin Mo
7.5 - Bryan Garcia/Aden Murray Women’s B - Lauren Rollins G12 - Anderson Legum
6.5 - Russell Smith/Cori Cochran Men’s Senior - Pat Devine
Land Rover/Expedia CruiseShipCenters USTA 2017
Fun Cup 2017 Junior Club Championships 2017 B10 Winner - Bennett Deaver
1st - VBTCC, 2nd - PACC, 3rd - NYCC, 4th - CAV Red Ball 8U - Max Bradshaw B10 Finalist - Max Bradshaw
Orange Ball 10U - Cooper Cutchins B10 Semi-Finalist - Connor Horan
Virginia Cup 2017 B12 Finalist - Matthew Engel
1st - CCV, 2nd - WWC, 3rd - NYCC, 4th - PACC Member-Member Doubles Championship 2017 B14 Semi-Finalist - Mason King
Men’s Open - Britt Visser/Tappan August B16 Finalist - Ashton Legum
Tidewater Cup 2017 Women’s Open - Bekki Jucksch/Courtney Graves B18 Semi-Finalist - Cameron Fraser
1st - NYCC, 2nd - CAV, 3rd - PACC, 4th - EMCC Men’s A - Neil Richards/Rhyan Finch B18 Semi-Finalist - Bryon Toner
Women’s A - Aden Murray/Caroline Willcox B12 Winner - Anderson Legum
Anderson Cup 2017 Men’s Senior - Pat Devine/Ira Steingold
1st - CCV, 2nd - PACC, 3rd - NYCC, 4th - FCC

Senior Tidewater Cup 2017
1st - EMCC, 2nd - PACC, 3rd - NYCC, 4th - FCC

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YOUTH COMMITTEE

Submitted by Chair Ann Nickles

The Princess Anne Youth Program enjoyed another hugely
successful year thanks to our dedicated volunteers and PACC
team. We introduced our packed summer schedule at our first
ever Youth Expo in March, which showcased our Club’s camps,
pool, fitness, golf and tennis programs. The event allowed parents
to register for summer programs on-site resulting in nearly all
programs reaching capacity by day’s end. In addition to the fun
and learning our summer programs and camps provided, they
also focused on giving back with the inclusion of our second
summer of Thankful Thursdays. Filling goodie bags for deployed
military service members, making pillowcases for our friends
at CHKD and treats for the post office were just a few of our
projects. How rewarding it was to see others smile. As always, the
Kids’ Triathlon was a hit, as was the magic show and, of course,
the fire truck visit.  We owe a special thank you to our Youth
Activities Coordinator Katie Lorenz for bringing us a summer filled
with fun events.

Fun at the club isn’t exclusive to the summer. The fall and cooler
temperatures bring hay rides and pumpkin decorating. Last
holiday season was a treat for our families with our Traditional
Christmas, always a well-loved event. SantaFest introduced the
PACC youth to singing Santa, who whipped and nae naed his way
right into their hearts. We look forward to seeing you and your
families at the Princess Anne next year and I thank you for the
opportunity to have served on your Board.

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WINE COMMITTEE Surpassing our revenue budget for PACC wine sales may seem like it would get old, but we love
it. Yes, this year, we surpassed our highest level of sales once again. The membership enjoys
Submitted by Chair Gray Randolph being able to buy vetted wines, often at a discount, and we love providing that service to the
Club. A match made in heaven. Thank you to all who make it possible, especially Steve, Paul,
27 ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 Mardy and JT.

This year tracked much like the last, with sales of Chardonnay and Cabernet leading the pack.
That is also a national trend, so we are no different in that regard. Americans love their Cabs and
Chards and they certainly love Pinot Noir. I am watching some interesting patterns in California
that may influence our offerings for next year. As cabernet grape prices have climbed to more
than $7,000 per ton Napa Valley Average (NVA), these fantastic wines can’t help but get more
and more expensive. Vineyard managers are charging more for their services and workers are
tough to get. Many have left the grape industry for the more lucrative “legalized” industries in
California and there were fewer farm workers in general this year. On top of that, we have had
three solid vintages in a row with large yields, inventories are thus growing. We will keep our
eyes peeled for good deals on California grape juice. I am predicting we will see some good
offers at the PACC. It is a good time to be a consumer.

On a side note, we will run a white burgundy next year, my favorite wine. They are brutally tough
to find on any specials list. If you have never tried a wine from Puligny Montrachet or Chassagne
Montrachet, you have not lived. These wines are game changers.

Also, be sure to take a peek at any Spanish wines we offer next year. We had a mind blowing 12
dollar Spanish wine last year; I simply could not believe the quality. Our next releases will all be
stellar; finally, some great affordable Chardonnay and a super crazy deal on a Napa Cabernet.

Cheers!We know what you want and we will keep finding it if we have to taste wine every day. That is
simply how we roll! 

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PACC COMMITTEES

Thank you to all of our committee members for your dedicated service to the PACC family.

Entertainment Fitness Green Membership Tennis SPECIAL COMMITTEES
Tammy Ross, Chair Tom Bohan, Chair Robbie Bradshaw, Chair Michael McCabe, Chair Sheridan Conley, Chair Building
Julie Beck PJ Barton Jeanne Beck Meridith Brady David Pender
Kelley Bimson Trey Braithwaite Bill Kamarek Pool Neil Brown Tim Stiffler
John Fletcher Ned Brooks Rick Kiefner Chip Cutchins, Chair Steve Burwell Jack Todd
Donna Haycox Marty Field John Perry Dori Braithwaite Toby Fanney
Grey Martin Barbara Sessoms Marcy Sims Joanna Duerden Stuart Goldwag Historical Preservation
Carolyn Mason Winship Tower Alice Striffler Merrick McCabe Alice Layne Sandra Baylor, Chair
Kate Michaels Kathy Thomson Lisa McKee Nicole Legum
Jack Ross Golf Les Watson Gara Parsons Kent McCammon Membership
Monica Stein Dave Burton, Chair Lou Watson Dave Poteran Aden Murray Identification
Alice Striffler Tuck Finley (PASMGA) Jock Wheeler Chris Pridgen Larry Parker Susan Pender, Chair
Bob Tata Lou Watson (PALG) Richard Wight David Ware Monica Stein
John Todman Rick Banta Elizabeth Ware Rick Tillar Tradition
Scott Carr House Ben Willis Andy Dickinson, Chair
Finance Hill Ellett Brad Foster, Chair Deanne Zimmerman Youth Involvement
Pat Shuler, Chair Eden Jones Nicole Legum Ann Nickles, Chair Wine Committee
Gary Beck Preston Moore Debbie Marks Rules Allison Grant Gray Randolph, Chair
Jay Standing Alice Striffler John Mazach Ran Randolph Jr., Chair Marlo McNaughton Steve Lawson
Sam Steingold Roger Stroud Adam Newman Lucy Newman Russell Proctor
Jon Thornton Scott Swail Scott Nisbet Strategic Planning Gillian Williston Hunter Sims
Bernie Williams Pam Olive Gary Beck, Co-Chair Courtney Morrall Jon Thornton
Susan Pender John Gibson, Co-Chair Amanda Parnell
Jonell Walthall
29 ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 Kendall Whitaker
Faith Williams

IN LOVING MEMORY ANNUAL REPORT | 2017 330

Sadly, we bid a fond farewell to our Members who passed away this year.

2016-2017
Edward Peabody, Jr.
Everette Allen, Jr.
Betsy Berry
Frances Jarrett
Powell Joyner
Ammon Tharp
Audrey Wilson

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