VBC NEWS UPDATES & INFORMATION
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Join us for our
Monthly Social Fun Tournaments,
Meeting, and Light Dinner
Friday, May 25, 2018
ALL MEMEBERS ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME!
Please sign up by Wednesday, May 23rd, so we can plan for food.
TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT YOU MUST Contact Wendy Lord
352-250-5295 or [email protected]
Schedule of Events:
2:30 - 2:45pm -- First Fun Tournament check in
3:00pm -- First Fun Tournament
5:00pm -- VBC Monthly Member Meeting
5:45pm -- Light Supper
6:00 - 6:15pm -- Second Fun Tournament check in
6:30 - 8:30pm -- Second Fun Tournament
**NOTE: Be sure to let Wendy know which tournament (First or Second or both!!)
One Tournament & Light Supper $7.00
Two Tournaments & Light Supper $10.00
This month's menu is: TBD
|Posted on May 7, 2018 at 1:10 PM||comments (0)|
SEEKING HELP TO UPDATE THE BILLIARDS ACTIVITIES LISTINGS
Many of you have enjoyed the activities listings on our website as well as the hand out which has information about all of the billiards activities that group leaders are willing to share with us. It has been more than a year since it was last updated so we are seeking 4 or 5 people willing to do a bit of research and make some phone calls to the group leaders to confirm the information we print is still accurate and to add any new ones that have come along in the last year.
If you are willing to give back to help us maintain this important and valuable resource please contact Gale at [email protected]
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smoothness of acceleration through the cue ball
Tip steering and direction
Straightness of your stroke
Finesse Shot interval (time between shots)
Backstroke pause duration
4 unique settings: beginner, intermediate, advanced and custom modes
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Comes with the FREE DigiCue App available for both iOS (Apple) and Android.
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We got a special buy on a great looking FURY Break Stick (19oz) - ONLY 1 Available
See the price in our Pro Shop Website and Buy it NOW!
Tip : 13mm phenolic tip and ferrule combo
Ferrule : Phenolic tip and ferrule combo
Shaft : 29" SSS Shaft
Pin : True-Loc
Collar : Black collar silver ring at joint and double silver and blue stone rings at wrap
Forearm : Black
Wrap : Black leather wrap
Butt Sleeve : None
Butt Plate : Black phenolic with blue stone ring and silver Fury logo
Bumper : Plug black rubber with silver Fury logo
This cue is weight changeable with Katana weight bolts. Model number WBKAT.
This cue comes with joint protectors.
This cue does not come with an extension.
This cue does not come with a case.
Warranty : Limited lifetime
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SIGN UP NOW!
Email Gale at [email protected]
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DON'T MISS IT!
Hear the Latest Club News & Happenings
Meet New Friends and Connect With Old Ones
Enjoy Fun Competition and Maybe Win a Prize!
Next gathering is Friday, March 30th at La Hacienda
Make your reservations with Wendy Lord
250-5295 or [email protected]
Please sign up by Wednesday, March 28th so we can plan for food
Schedule of Events:
3:00 pm -- First Fun Tournament
5:00 pm --VBC Meeting
5:45 pm -- Light Supper
6:30 pm -- Second Fun Tournament
One Tournament & Light Supper $7.00
Two Tournaments & Light Supper $10.00
Contact Wendy NOW!
The March meeting has been moved to the Ricardo Room at La Ha
|Posted on March 8, 2018 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
There is a rumor out and about that the Villages
is going to remove the billiards room from LaHacienda!
If you hear anyone spreading this flasehood, please let them know that it is not true!
JOHN ROHAN SAYS "NO SUCH PLAN"!
|Posted on March 8, 2018 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
SAVE THE DATE!
DON'T MISS OUR "WHINE & CHEESE" Tournament!
The VBC does "couples only" fun tournaments a few times a year
The next one is coming up on April 14th at 6pm
You bring the "Whine, Wine, OR both"
& we'll bring the cheese :-)
Snacks will be provided & you can bring something if you wish
|Posted on March 5, 2018 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
"Shooting For A Cure"
Billiards Tournament Fundraiser for MS
April, 14th at 8am & 10am
at La Hacienda Recreation Center
Your $25 donation will go to MS
Deadline to Register is March 30th
VBC Member Tommy Vee's family has been impacted by this disease so his heart is all in it as he tries to support finding a cure for MS.
He is organizing MS fundraisers with ALL of the clubs he belongs to and is reaching out to find a total of 100 Billiards Players and Friends of ALL SKILL LEVELS!
LET'S HELP HIM MEET HIS GOAL!
Teams will be organized by committee for utmost balance and a fair chance to win GREAT prizes donated by various local businesses!
Can't make the date?
Your $25 donation Will Make a Difference!
All proceeds to benefit the 2018 Walk MS event held at the Villages Polo Field
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Sunday Mixed Doubles league has openings Starting March 18th!
Larry Berg runs a popular mixed doubles handicapped league on Sunday nights that has openings and is well suited to couples. He right now also has men looking for women to partner with. If you are a woman or couple looking for a mxd doubles opportunity, even if you play at different skill levels, this league is handicapped and a great opportunity for you to play in a popular organized league. They play at Hibiscus, Canal & Allamanda and are divided by team skill level.
For more information, or to sign up for the next session expected to begin March 18th please contact Larry here.
Friday VBC 8 Ball League Looking for Players - Next session to begin March 23rd
The VBC 8 ball league uses modified APA rules and is a team league that is open to ALL skill levels beginning with advanced beginner players who know how and are able to play games. The league plays on Friday mornings from 9 - noon at multiple locations.
The next sessions will go from March 23rd to July 6th followed by the summer session go from July 20th to Oct 26th. Each session if followed by end of session individual and team tournaments. Openings will be available to fill snow birds spots during the next few sessions as well as permanent positions that open up for various reasons. Must be a VBC member or become one to participate.
For more information or to sign up, please contact League Coordinator Zack Nichols here.
NEW Men's Singles 8 Ball League beginning April 19th
The VBC is starting a Men's singles 8 ball league on Thursdays at 9am to fill a gap for lower skill level players from beginners to intermediate players. It will be played at Burnsed giving players in the southernmost part of the Villages a new opportunity closer to home as well. Beginners must be familiar with BCA rules and able to play a game. Maybe you've never played in an organized league, are just getting back to it after not playing for years, or have only learned how to play since moving to the Villages and want to get involved. Must be a VBC member or become one to participate.
The next session is due to begin on Thursday, April 19th and will end before the week of July 4th. Looking for both regulars and subs.
For more information or to sign up as a regular or a sub, please contact Gale here.
Thursday VBC Women's 8 Ball League Has Openings
Next session to begin April 19th
The VBC Women's Singles league plays on Thurday Mornings from 9 - 11:30 am at multiple locations. This is a laddered league so players are divided into three divisions and assigned a location with other players closest to your skill level. Must be a VBC member or become one to participate.
The next session is due to begin on April 19th and will end before the week of July 4th.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Gale here.
Monday VBC Women's 9 Ball League Has Openings - Next session to begin April 16th
The VBC Women's Singles league plays on Mondays from 1:00 - 3:00pm at Saddlebrook. The next session is due to begin in April and will end before the week of July 4th. Must be a VBC member or become one to participate.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Carol Chambers here.
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Senior Games Registration is Now Open!
Registration booklets are available at LaHacienda rec
DON'T WAIT REGISTER NOW!
Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 11th
Mark your Calendars - Billiards Games Schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, April 25th - M's & W's Singles 8 Ball
Thursday, April 26th - M's & W's Doubles 8 Ball
Friday, April 27th - Mixed Doubles 8 Ball
Saturday, April 28th - 9 Ball - M's Sgls/W's Sgls/MXD Dbls
NEED A SENIOR GAME PARTNER?
LET ME KNOW AND I WILL TRY TO CONNECT PLAYERS
|Posted on March 4, 2018 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Brush up on your skills or learn how to play...
When & Where:
9:00 - 11:00am - Canal - Intermediate to advanced lessons w/ Mike Fitzgerald
9:00 - 11:00am - Saddlebrook - All levels w/ Armand Ochetti
1:00 - 3:00pm - Bacall - Beg - Intermediate w/ Lenny Klein
10:00 - noon - Allamanda - All Levels w/ Bob Supino & Bill Lord
9:00 - 10:00am - Chula Vista - Beginner basic mechanics/ stroke & stance w/ Gale Bellew
11:00am - 12:15pm - Bridgeport - Learn straight pool with Tommy Vee - call first 401-261-2328
9:00 - 11:00am - NEW Opportunity! Beginner & Intermediate Billiards Lessons at The Enrichment Academy w/Ken Boguski Click here for more info on dates & pricing or to register for upcoming classes beginning in April
1:00 - 3:00pm - NEW Opportunity! Truman Rec - The VBC is presenting a NEW Men's beginner & advanced beginner lesson every Friday with Mike Fitzgerald. Learn the basic mechanics or hone your basic skill set to become a better player.
9:30am - 11:30am Big Cypress - Women's beginner & advanced beginner lesson every Saturday with Mike Fitzgerald.
DON'T MISS OUT ON THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN
OR HONE YOUR SKILLS & GET OUT OF THE HEAT!
|Posted on March 4, 2018 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
The VBC BOD voted to post a listing of current members on our website. With a current membership of 365 people, we thougth it would be nice for members to know who their fellow members are! We DO NOT post contact info. This also serves as a way for MVP & Massage Envy to verify who are club members to receive their corporate rates. (See the NEW recently posted corporate membership article in our news feed). You can find hte listing by going to our membership page and clicking on the Member list link at the bottom of the page. The list will be updated periodically and as needed to reflect new memberships.
|Posted on March 4, 2018 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
The 2018 newly combined Feeney & Ladies Cup Matches have come and gone, but won't soon be forgotten thanks to the hard work of Roger Vigrass our official club photographer. Roger took team photos as well as shots of the event and posted them to our Shutterfly account. Roger was unable to attend the Awards Dinner so thanks to Sherrie Aly for providing the photos which Roger included in the post. https://thevillagesbc.shutterfly.com" target="_blank">Visit this link to visit the albums.
Hope you enjoy them!
|Posted on March 2, 2018 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
The VBC recently learned that corporate membeships are available to us without cost to the club. By simply registering our club with them, our members can now receive reduced rates for their services!
So Who have we signed up with?
MVP - Brownwood & Spanish Springs locations
If your insurance provider doesn't offer a free wellness membership to a gym, you can join MVP with a month to month membership with NO Sign up/registration fee and NO contract!
Cost is $45 p/mo for our members. Additional family members can sign up under your name for an additional $40 p/mo. This is for full use of the club facilities and it's many daily classes with no time restrictions. All you have to do is tell them you are a member of the VBC which they can confirm on our website. The VBC is not involved in your membership in any way. You sign up and pay them directly for your monthly membership.
Massage Envy - Bichara Blvd, Spanish Springs & all participating locations nationwide.
Go in to Massage Envy at Bichara Blvd. Tell them you are with the VBC. Subscribe with them to a one year membership at $55 p/mo (instead of $60). This gives you one 1hr service each month. You can save them up and mix them up to have a 1 1/2 hr or 2 hr session every other month or add on an extra 1/2 hr for only $20 more. If you want more than one service in any month, you pay an additional $40 for a 1 hr service. You can also transfer 1 monthly service to someone else twice a year.
Are you a snow bird or going to be away for multiple months each year? No worries, you can either freeze your membership for up to 6 months or until you return, or find a Massage Envy provider where you are traveling to at one of 1170 locations nationwide!
And, what if you develop a health issue and are not allowed to have the services that Massage Envy offers? Your membership can be cancelled for medical reasons.
If you are already a member at the $60 montly rate with time remaining on your contract, you can receive a free enhancement service. Once your anual membership has ended, you can choose to sign up for the $55 monthly club rate if you wish.
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