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What is a modern country club? An Investigation.

What is the modern country club? An Investigation.

Posted On: November 1, 2018 by VGM Club in: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, VGM Club

Written by Andrew Huff: Almost 40 years ago, the New York Times published “Country Clubs Sell a New Image.” Below is an excerpt from the piece, Harrison Dorothy Fine, who has been with the Westchester Country Club for 38 years, was standing outside the main entrance one Saturday night recently when a motorcycle pulled up. The passenger, a young woman dressed in jeans, was a club member. “Anything wrong?” she asked Miss Fine. “I said I remembered the days ‘when you wouldn’t dream of coming to club on a Saturday night without getting dressed.’” “’Well,’ the young woman replied, ‘I’m a member of the new generation.’” It is a generation that country clubs must accommodate in order to survive, and the accommodations – lower dues and special dances for younger members, for example – are only some of the changes being made, here and elsewhere. Image Source:

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